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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 152 123 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.23% 22.53% 27.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.75% 23.21% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 129 105 99
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £46,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
511 530 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.27% 97.07% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 393 409 321
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 135 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 119 (45.77%) HTML
3 112 (43.08%) CSS
4 109 (41.92%) SQL
5 101 (38.85%) SQL Server
6 100 (38.46%) Java
7 93 (35.77%) .NET
8 72 (27.69%) Finance
9 69 (26.54%) C#
10 68 (26.15%) Linux
11 65 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 64 (24.62%) jQuery
13 61 (23.46%) Oracle
14 60 (23.08%) Software Engineering
15 57 (21.92%) XML
16 56 (21.54%) OO
17 55 (21.15%) Degree
18 54 (20.77%) E-Commerce
19 53 (20.38%) J2EE
20 51 (19.62%) Spring
20 51 (19.62%) Relational Database
21 49 (18.85%) MVC
22 48 (18.46%) UNIX
23 47 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
24 46 (17.69%) Hibernate
25 45 (17.31%) MySQL
26 41 (15.77%) Subversion
27 40 (15.38%) TDD
28 38 (14.62%) JSP
29 37 (14.23%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 25 (9.62%) WebSphere
2 22 (8.46%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.54%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.62%) Apache
5 10 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (3.46%) JBoss
7 8 (3.08%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (2.69%) CMS
8 7 (2.69%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.54%) ColdFusion
9 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.54%) IIS
9 4 (1.54%) Node.js
10 3 (1.15%) WordPress
11 2 (0.77%) nginx
12 1 (0.38%) Liferay
Applications
1 23 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.62%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.46%) Magento
3 2 (0.77%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.08%) IPv4
2 12 (4.62%) Internet
3 10 (3.85%) HTTP
3 10 (3.85%) SSH
4 7 (2.69%) DAB
5 1 (0.38%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (38.85%) SQL Server
2 51 (19.62%) Relational Database
3 45 (17.31%) MySQL
4 32 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (9.23%) DB2
6 20 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 16 (6.15%) NoSQL
8 12 (4.62%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.46%) QlikView
9 9 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.69%) Redis
11 7 (2.69%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.31%) Informix
13 4 (1.54%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.54%) JasperReports
14 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.77%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 41 (15.77%) Subversion
2 37 (14.23%) Maven
3 25 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.77%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.85%) JUnit
5 10 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 10 (3.85%) Grunt
6 9 (3.46%) Ant
7 7 (2.69%) Log4j
8 6 (2.31%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.15%) Xcode
11 2 (0.77%) NUnit
11 2 (0.77%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.77%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.77%) MSTest
11 2 (0.77%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.77%) Moq
General
1 72 (27.69%) Finance
2 27 (10.38%) Banking
3 18 (6.92%) Marketing
4 14 (5.38%) Retail
5 10 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.92%) Advertising
8 5 (1.92%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (45.77%) HTML
2 112 (43.08%) CSS
3 93 (35.77%) .NET
4 65 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 64 (24.62%) jQuery
6 57 (21.92%) XML
7 53 (20.38%) J2EE
8 51 (19.62%) Spring
9 46 (17.69%) Hibernate
10 38 (14.62%) JSP
11 37 (14.23%) Ajax
12 34 (13.08%) Web Services
12 34 (13.08%) SOAP
13 29 (11.15%) RESTful
14 28 (10.77%) HTML5
15 27 (10.38%) Struts
16 25 (9.62%) Java EE
17 24 (9.23%) CSS3
18 18 (6.92%) Servlets
19 17 (6.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.77%) User Experience
4 11 (4.23%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.69%) Web 2.0
5 7 (2.69%) W3C
5 7 (2.69%) Open Source
5 7 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.54%) Blog
7 2 (0.77%) Online Gambling
7 2 (0.77%) iPhone
7 2 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.77%) Social Media
7 2 (0.77%) iPad
7 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.38%) Derivative
8 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.15%) Linux
2 48 (18.46%) UNIX
3 22 (8.46%) HPUX
4 21 (8.08%) Windows
5 17 (6.54%) Solaris
6 15 (5.77%) AIX
7 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 56 (21.54%) OO
3 54 (20.77%) E-Commerce
4 49 (18.85%) MVC
5 47 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (15.38%) TDD
7 25 (9.62%) Content Management
8 24 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (8.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (7.69%) OOP
11 17 (6.54%) CRM
11 17 (6.54%) Web Development
12 16 (6.15%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.77%) Scrum
14 14 (5.38%) Graceful Degradation
15 13 (5.00%) Workflow
16 12 (4.62%) Process Management
16 12 (4.62%) Multithreading
17 10 (3.85%) Test Automation
18 9 (3.46%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 109 (41.92%) SQL
3 100 (38.46%) Java
4 69 (26.54%) C#
5 37 (14.23%) PHP
6 27 (10.38%) C++
7 21 (8.08%) C
8 17 (6.54%) XPath
9 16 (6.15%) VB.NET
10 14 (5.38%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.08%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.31%) Perl
13 6 (2.31%) PHP5
14 5 (1.92%) MUMPS
14 5 (1.92%) VB
15 4 (1.54%) Ruby
16 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.77%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 55 (21.15%) Degree
2 17 (6.54%) Sun Certification
2 17 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (4.62%) VirtualBox
2 10 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.69%) Puppet
1 7 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.69%) cPanel
2 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 61 (23.46%) Oracle
2 37 (14.23%) Demandware
3 35 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 31 (11.92%) ATG
4 31 (11.92%) hybris
5 24 (9.23%) Ogone
6 18 (6.92%) DataCash
7 10 (3.85%) VMware
7 10 (3.85%) Zend
7 10 (3.85%) IBM
7 10 (3.85%) Sybase
8 7 (2.69%) Sun
8 7 (2.69%) Interwoven
8 7 (2.69%) Intershop
9 6 (2.31%) CyberSource
10 5 (1.92%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.92%) Adobe
11 4 (1.54%) OpenText
11 4 (1.54%) Jaspersoft
11 4 (1.54%) New Relic
Watford, Hertfordshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £70k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42500 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago