The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 13 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 83 107 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.34% 28.16% 20.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.60% 30.23% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60 102 58
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -9.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 354 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.16% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 384 279 229
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Watford region.

Developer Salary Trend in Watford

Developer
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 103 (58.86%) HTML
2 99 (56.57%) JavaScript
3 89 (50.86%) CSS
4 70 (40.00%) Finance
5 69 (39.43%) SQL
6 59 (33.71%) .NET
7 55 (31.43%) Degree
8 52 (29.71%) C#
9 51 (29.14%) Java
9 51 (29.14%) Oracle
10 50 (28.57%) Linux
11 45 (25.71%) UNIX
12 41 (23.43%) ASP.NET
13 39 (22.29%) OO
14 36 (20.57%) Relational Database
15 35 (20.00%) jQuery
16 34 (19.43%) Web Development
16 34 (19.43%) XHTML
16 34 (19.43%) HTML5
17 33 (18.86%) E-Commerce
17 33 (18.86%) RDBMS
17 33 (18.86%) Software Engineering
18 32 (18.29%) Retail
18 32 (18.29%) MVC
18 32 (18.29%) XML
19 31 (17.71%) Subversion
20 30 (17.14%) Ajax
20 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
21 29 (16.57%) Eclipse
21 29 (16.57%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.14%) CMS
2 14 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.43%) WebSphere
3 13 (7.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (6.29%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.14%) IIS
6 8 (4.57%) MQSeries
6 8 (4.57%) Node.js
7 7 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.86%) WordPress
10 2 (1.14%) Apache
10 2 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (1.14%) Liferay
11 1 (0.57%) Lync
11 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.57%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Tridion
2 4 (2.29%) Magento
3 3 (1.71%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) HTTP
2 9 (5.14%) Internet
3 3 (1.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.57%) LAN
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) RTP
4 1 (0.57%) RTSP
4 1 (0.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.57%) Relational Database
2 33 (18.86%) RDBMS
3 20 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 17 (9.71%) MySQL
5 13 (7.43%) DB2
6 9 (5.14%) Informix
7 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.14%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (17.71%) Subversion
2 29 (16.57%) Eclipse
3 17 (9.71%) JUnit
4 13 (7.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 8 (4.57%) Ant
5 8 (4.57%) Log4j
5 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.00%) Maven
6 7 (4.00%) Rational Application Developer
7 6 (3.43%) NUnit
7 6 (3.43%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (2.29%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.57%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.57%) Xcode
11 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 70 (40.00%) Finance
2 32 (18.29%) Retail
3 25 (14.29%) Banking
4 22 (12.57%) Manufacturing
5 17 (9.71%) Marketing
6 6 (3.43%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Games
7 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (58.86%) HTML
2 89 (50.86%) CSS
3 59 (33.71%) .NET
4 41 (23.43%) ASP.NET
5 35 (20.00%) jQuery
6 34 (19.43%) HTML5
6 34 (19.43%) XHTML
7 32 (18.29%) XML
8 30 (17.14%) Ajax
9 28 (16.00%) JSP
10 24 (13.71%) Web Services
11 20 (11.43%) Struts
11 20 (11.43%) J2EE
12 19 (10.86%) CSS3
12 19 (10.86%) JSTL
13 15 (8.57%) WCF
13 15 (8.57%) JMS
14 14 (8.00%) JDBC
15 13 (7.43%) .NET Framework
15 13 (7.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.57%) Computer Science
1 29 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.71%) User Experience
3 15 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.86%) W3C
5 8 (4.57%) Web 2.0
6 7 (4.00%) Semantic Web
7 4 (2.29%) Social Media
8 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.14%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.57%) CMDB
9 1 (0.57%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.57%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 50 (28.57%) Linux
2 45 (25.71%) UNIX
3 29 (16.57%) Windows
4 27 (15.43%) HPUX
5 26 (14.86%) AIX
6 15 (8.57%) Solaris
7 12 (6.86%) Android
7 12 (6.86%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.57%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.29%) OO
2 34 (19.43%) Web Development
3 33 (18.86%) Software Engineering
3 33 (18.86%) E-Commerce
4 32 (18.29%) MVC
5 25 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (12.57%) Content Management
7 19 (10.86%) TDD
8 15 (8.57%) SEO
9 13 (7.43%) RAD
9 13 (7.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (7.43%) Web Application Development
10 11 (6.29%) Scrum
11 10 (5.71%) Web Design
11 10 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (5.14%) Android Development
13 8 (4.57%) Analytics
13 8 (4.57%) Project Management
14 7 (4.00%) OOD
14 7 (4.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 99 (56.57%) JavaScript
2 69 (39.43%) SQL
3 52 (29.71%) C#
4 51 (29.14%) Java
5 28 (16.00%) PHP
6 24 (13.71%) C++
7 20 (11.43%) Shell Script
8 17 (9.71%) Perl
9 14 (8.00%) C
10 13 (7.43%) Bash Shell
11 9 (5.14%) XPath
11 9 (5.14%) PHP5
11 9 (5.14%) VB.NET
12 7 (4.00%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.71%) ABAP
13 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.14%) VB
14 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.14%) SAPscript
15 1 (0.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 55 (31.43%) Degree
2 9 (5.14%) Sun Certification
3 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.14%) MCTS
4 2 (1.14%) MCITP
4 2 (1.14%) MCP
4 2 (1.14%) MCSE
4 2 (1.14%) MCSA
5 1 (0.57%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 51 (29.14%) Oracle
2 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.57%) IBM
4 10 (5.71%) HP
5 9 (5.14%) Sun
6 8 (4.57%) Interwoven
7 6 (3.43%) ATG
7 6 (3.43%) Blue Martini
7 6 (3.43%) Business Objects
7 6 (3.43%) Elastic Path
8 5 (2.86%) CyberSource
8 5 (2.86%) DataCash
8 5 (2.86%) Ogone
9 4 (2.29%) SAP
10 3 (1.71%) Adobe
10 3 (1.71%) Zend
10 3 (1.71%) Perforce
10 3 (1.71%) Demandware
11 2 (1.14%) EPiServer
11 2 (1.14%) Google
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