The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 129 82 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.81% 15.62% 24.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.27% 15.98% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 117 81 88
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
491 513 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.42% 97.71% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 407 456 367
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 132 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (50.63%) Java
3 89 (37.55%) C#
4 88 (37.13%) JavaScript
5 85 (35.86%) SQL Server
6 84 (35.44%) SQL
7 70 (29.54%) .NET
8 66 (27.85%) jQuery
9 65 (27.43%) OO
10 64 (27.00%) HTML
11 60 (25.32%) Spring
12 55 (23.21%) Node.js
13 54 (22.78%) Software Engineering
14 53 (22.36%) ASP.NET
14 53 (22.36%) Web Services
15 52 (21.94%) MVC
16 49 (20.68%) Finance
16 49 (20.68%) Scrum
17 47 (19.83%) CSS
18 44 (18.57%) TDD
19 43 (18.14%) ASP.NET MVC
20 42 (17.72%) Degree
21 40 (16.88%) Computer Science
21 40 (16.88%) C++
22 38 (16.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 37 (15.61%) Hibernate
24 36 (15.19%) Git (software)
24 36 (15.19%) RESTful
24 36 (15.19%) Web Application Development
25 35 (14.77%) REST

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (10.97%) Tomcat
2 25 (10.55%) SharePoint
3 24 (10.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (5.91%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.38%) CMS
5 8 (3.38%) JBoss
6 6 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (2.53%) Apache
6 6 (2.53%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.27%) WordPress
9 2 (0.84%) IIS
9 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.84%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (11.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.64%) SAP BPC
2 6 (2.53%) Magento
3 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.22%) SaaS
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.49%) Firewall
2 11 (4.64%) DNS
3 10 (4.22%) Internet
4 5 (2.11%) FTP
4 5 (2.11%) SSH
5 2 (0.84%) HTTP
5 2 (0.84%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.42%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (35.86%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (8.86%) MySQL
5 18 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (6.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (5.91%) Power BI
9 13 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (4.64%) MS Access
10 11 (4.64%) SAP BW
10 11 (4.64%) SAP Data Services
11 10 (4.22%) NoSQL
12 7 (2.95%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.95%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.95%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (2.53%) Jackrabbit
14 2 (0.84%) Informix
Development Applications
1 36 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.55%) Subversion
3 23 (9.70%) gulp
4 22 (9.28%) Maven
5 19 (8.02%) Visual Studio
6 17 (7.17%) JBehave
6 17 (7.17%) WebDriver
7 16 (6.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 13 (5.49%) LabVIEW
8 13 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (4.22%) JUnit
10 6 (2.53%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.53%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.53%) Log4j
10 6 (2.53%) Mockito
10 6 (2.53%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (2.11%) Moq
11 5 (2.11%) MSTest
11 5 (2.11%) NUnit
11 5 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (20.68%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.22%) Music Industry
4 6 (2.53%) Banking
5 5 (2.11%) Marketing
6 4 (1.69%) Advertising
6 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.27%) Retail
8 2 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (29.54%) .NET
2 66 (27.85%) jQuery
3 64 (27.00%) HTML
4 60 (25.32%) Spring
5 55 (23.21%) Node.js
6 53 (22.36%) ASP.NET
6 53 (22.36%) Web Services
7 47 (19.83%) CSS
8 43 (18.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (16.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 37 (15.61%) Hibernate
11 36 (15.19%) RESTful
12 35 (14.77%) AngularJS
12 35 (14.77%) REST
13 31 (13.08%) XML
14 28 (11.81%) J2EE
15 27 (11.39%) HTML5
16 26 (10.97%) SOAP
17 21 (8.86%) JSON
18 20 (8.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.88%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.13%) Physics
3 16 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.33%) Visualisation
5 11 (4.64%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.80%) Smartphone
7 8 (3.38%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.53%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.69%) User Experience
12 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.84%) Fintech
13 2 (0.84%) iPad
13 2 (0.84%) Life Science
13 2 (0.84%) NHS
13 2 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
14 1 (0.42%) BBC
14 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.66%) Windows
2 29 (12.24%) Linux
3 20 (8.44%) Unix
4 14 (5.91%) Android
5 11 (4.64%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.95%) Solaris
7 6 (2.53%) HPUX
8 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (27.43%) OO
3 54 (22.78%) Software Engineering
4 52 (21.94%) MVC
5 49 (20.68%) Scrum
6 44 (18.57%) TDD
7 36 (15.19%) Web Application Development
8 27 (11.39%) OOP
8 27 (11.39%) Unit Testing
9 25 (10.55%) Multithreading
10 22 (9.28%) ETL
11 21 (8.86%) Front End Development
12 19 (8.02%) Data Modelling
12 19 (8.02%) OOD
12 19 (8.02%) UML
13 18 (7.59%) BDD
13 18 (7.59%) High Availability
14 17 (7.17%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (7.17%) Time Management
14 17 (7.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (50.63%) Java
2 89 (37.55%) C#
3 88 (37.13%) JavaScript
4 84 (35.44%) SQL
5 40 (16.88%) C++
6 24 (10.13%) Ruby
7 22 (9.28%) ES6
8 20 (8.44%) T-SQL
9 18 (7.59%) VB
10 12 (5.06%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.06%) Shell Script
10 12 (5.06%) VB.NET
11 11 (4.64%) VBA
12 9 (3.80%) C
13 8 (3.38%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.95%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.95%) Python
14 7 (2.95%) Scala
15 5 (2.11%) ABAP
16 2 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (17.72%) Degree
2 13 (5.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.53%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Capistrano
1 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (13.50%) Oracle
2 21 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.02%) IBM
4 16 (6.75%) SAP
5 11 (4.64%) Cognos
6 8 (3.38%) Sybase
7 6 (2.53%) ATG
7 6 (2.53%) Blue Martini
7 6 (2.53%) Talend
8 3 (1.27%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.27%) New Relic
9 2 (0.84%) Facebook
9 2 (0.84%) Google
9 2 (0.84%) hybris
9 2 (0.84%) Perforce
9 2 (0.84%) Progress
10 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.42%) Tableau
10 1 (0.42%) Virgin Media
10 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Ace Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum To £40k (Depending on exp)
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £45,000 DOE + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
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Salary: Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits (Health insurance, Pension, etc)
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