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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 131 85 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.05% 21.04% 25.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.36% 21.41% 27.04%
Number of salaries quoted 93 78 109
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
497 397 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 95.03% 98.27% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 362 309 354
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 27 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 115 (53.49%) JavaScript
1 115 (53.49%) CSS
2 113 (52.56%) HTML
3 76 (35.35%) SQL
4 69 (32.09%) Java
5 66 (30.70%) .NET
5 66 (30.70%) SQL Server
6 64 (29.77%) Finance
7 62 (28.84%) Oracle
8 61 (28.37%) Linux
9 57 (26.51%) C#
10 56 (26.05%) jQuery
11 52 (24.19%) E-Commerce
12 51 (23.72%) ASP.NET
13 50 (23.26%) Subversion
13 50 (23.26%) Software Engineering
14 49 (22.79%) UNIX
15 48 (22.33%) Degree
16 47 (21.86%) XML
17 46 (21.40%) MySQL
18 42 (19.53%) MVC
19 41 (19.07%) J2EE
19 41 (19.07%) OO
19 41 (19.07%) Relational Database
20 36 (16.74%) Content Management
21 33 (15.35%) C++
22 32 (14.88%) HPUX
22 32 (14.88%) SOAP
22 32 (14.88%) Hibernate
22 32 (14.88%) Agile Software Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (9.77%) WebSphere
2 19 (8.84%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.44%) Tomcat
4 15 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (5.58%) IIS
6 10 (4.65%) MQSeries
6 10 (4.65%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.79%) CMS
7 6 (2.79%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.86%) Node.js
9 3 (1.40%) Apache
9 3 (1.40%) WordPress
10 2 (0.93%) nginx
11 1 (0.47%) JBoss
11 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.26%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Magento
2 6 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
1 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.84%) IPv4
2 16 (7.44%) HTTP
3 14 (6.51%) Internet
4 4 (1.86%) SSH
5 3 (1.40%) DAB
5 3 (1.40%) Intranet
6 1 (0.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 46 (21.40%) MySQL
3 41 (19.07%) Relational Database
4 27 (12.56%) DB2
5 25 (11.63%) RDBMS
6 18 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (6.05%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.19%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.19%) QlikView
9 7 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.26%) Redis
10 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.40%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.93%) ActiveReports
12 2 (0.93%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.93%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 50 (23.26%) Subversion
2 29 (13.49%) Maven
3 19 (8.84%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.44%) JUnit
4 16 (7.44%) Eclipse
5 11 (5.12%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (4.65%) Log4j
6 10 (4.65%) Ant
7 9 (4.19%) SoapUI
7 9 (4.19%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 6 (2.79%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (1.40%) Grunt
10 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.47%) Xcode
General
1 64 (29.77%) Finance
2 28 (13.02%) Banking
3 20 (9.30%) Retail
4 15 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.19%) Marketing
5 9 (4.19%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.33%) Advertising
6 5 (2.33%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (53.49%) CSS
2 113 (52.56%) HTML
3 66 (30.70%) .NET
4 56 (26.05%) jQuery
5 51 (23.72%) ASP.NET
6 47 (21.86%) XML
7 41 (19.07%) J2EE
8 32 (14.88%) SOAP
8 32 (14.88%) Hibernate
8 32 (14.88%) Spring
9 31 (14.42%) JSP
10 27 (12.56%) Ajax
11 26 (12.09%) RESTful
12 25 (11.63%) Struts
12 25 (11.63%) Web Services
13 23 (10.70%) HTML5
14 22 (10.23%) CSS3
15 20 (9.30%) Servlets
15 20 (9.30%) XSLT
16 17 (7.91%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (13.02%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.12%) User Experience
4 10 (4.65%) Web 2.0
5 9 (4.19%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.33%) W3C
7 3 (1.40%) Blog
7 3 (1.40%) Open Source
8 2 (0.93%) Social Media
8 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.93%) Online Gambling
8 2 (0.93%) EPoS
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (28.37%) Linux
2 49 (22.79%) UNIX
3 32 (14.88%) HPUX
4 28 (13.02%) AIX
5 25 (11.63%) Solaris
6 18 (8.37%) Windows
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.19%) E-Commerce
2 50 (23.26%) Software Engineering
3 42 (19.53%) MVC
4 41 (19.07%) OO
5 36 (16.74%) Content Management
6 32 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (12.56%) Web Development
8 23 (10.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (8.37%) OOP
11 17 (7.91%) Data Modelling
11 17 (7.91%) TDD
12 14 (6.51%) Graceful Degradation
13 12 (5.58%) ITIL
14 11 (5.12%) Quality Management
14 11 (5.12%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (5.12%) Business Analysis
14 11 (5.12%) QMS
15 10 (4.65%) Workflow
16 9 (4.19%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (53.49%) JavaScript
2 76 (35.35%) SQL
3 69 (32.09%) Java
4 57 (26.51%) C#
5 33 (15.35%) C++
6 27 (12.56%) PHP
7 19 (8.84%) XPath
8 18 (8.37%) C
9 14 (6.51%) Shell Script
10 12 (5.58%) PL/SQL
11 9 (4.19%) PHP5
11 9 (4.19%) VB.NET
12 7 (3.26%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.26%) Perl
13 6 (2.79%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.86%) MUMPS
14 4 (1.86%) Ruby
15 1 (0.47%) VB
15 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (22.33%) Degree
2 25 (11.63%) Sun Certification
3 13 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (4.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (3.26%) Puppet
1 7 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.40%) cPanel
Vendors
1 62 (28.84%) Oracle
2 29 (13.49%) Microsoft
3 28 (13.02%) Demandware
4 26 (12.09%) hybris
4 26 (12.09%) ATG
5 21 (9.77%) Ogone
6 18 (8.37%) IBM
7 16 (7.44%) Sun
8 15 (6.98%) DataCash
9 11 (5.12%) Business Objects
10 10 (4.65%) Interwoven
10 10 (4.65%) Zend
11 9 (4.19%) VMware
12 6 (2.79%) CyberSource
13 5 (2.33%) Intershop
14 4 (1.86%) HP
14 4 (1.86%) Open Text
15 3 (1.40%) Sybase
15 3 (1.40%) Adobe
16 2 (0.93%) Cognos
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