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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 12 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 83 108 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.23% 29.03% 21.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.51% 31.12% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 61 104 67
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £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
535 347 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.17% 93.28% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 394 274 239
Average salary £45,000 £39,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 101 (59.76%) HTML
2 99 (58.58%) JavaScript
3 88 (52.07%) CSS
4 75 (44.38%) SQL
5 64 (37.87%) Finance
6 57 (33.73%) .NET
7 51 (30.18%) Degree
8 49 (28.99%) C#
8 49 (28.99%) Linux
9 48 (28.40%) Oracle
10 47 (27.81%) Java
11 43 (25.44%) UNIX
12 39 (23.08%) ASP.NET
13 36 (21.30%) OO
14 34 (20.12%) jQuery
15 33 (19.53%) Retail
15 33 (19.53%) XHTML
15 33 (19.53%) E-Commerce
15 33 (19.53%) Relational Database
16 32 (18.93%) Microsoft
16 32 (18.93%) XML
16 32 (18.93%) Subversion
16 32 (18.93%) Web Development
17 31 (18.34%) HTML5
18 30 (17.75%) Software Engineering
18 30 (17.75%) RDBMS
18 30 (17.75%) MVC
19 28 (16.57%) Windows
19 28 (16.57%) Ajax
20 27 (15.98%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 14 (8.28%) SharePoint
1 14 (8.28%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.69%) CMS
2 13 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (7.10%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.92%) IIS
5 9 (5.33%) MQSeries
6 7 (4.14%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.96%) WordPress
8 5 (2.96%) Node.js
9 3 (1.78%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (1.18%) Liferay
10 2 (1.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.59%) Lync
11 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Tridion
2 4 (2.37%) Magento
3 2 (1.18%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.51%) HTTP
2 10 (5.92%) Internet
3 3 (1.78%) Intranet
4 1 (0.59%) LAN
4 1 (0.59%) RTP
4 1 (0.59%) RTSP
4 1 (0.59%) Network Security
4 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.53%) Relational Database
2 30 (17.75%) RDBMS
3 20 (11.83%) SQL Server
4 18 (10.65%) MySQL
5 13 (7.69%) DB2
6 6 (3.55%) Informix
7 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.59%) ActiveReports
9 1 (0.59%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.59%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (0.59%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 32 (18.93%) Subversion
2 26 (15.38%) Eclipse
3 18 (10.65%) JUnit
4 13 (7.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 9 (5.33%) Ant
5 9 (5.33%) Log4j
6 8 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.14%) Rational Application Developer
8 6 (3.55%) Maven
8 6 (3.55%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (3.55%) NUnit
9 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.59%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
General
1 64 (37.87%) Finance
2 33 (19.53%) Retail
3 22 (13.02%) Manufacturing
4 21 (12.43%) Banking
5 15 (8.88%) Marketing
6 6 (3.55%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (59.76%) HTML
2 88 (52.07%) CSS
3 57 (33.73%) .NET
4 39 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 34 (20.12%) jQuery
6 33 (19.53%) XHTML
7 32 (18.93%) XML
8 31 (18.34%) HTML5
9 28 (16.57%) Ajax
10 25 (14.79%) JSP
11 21 (12.43%) J2EE
12 20 (11.83%) Web Services
13 19 (11.24%) JSTL
13 19 (11.24%) Struts
14 16 (9.47%) JMS
14 16 (9.47%) CSS3
15 14 (8.28%) JDBC
16 13 (7.69%) WCF
17 12 (7.10%) .NET Framework
17 12 (7.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.88%) User Experience
4 12 (7.10%) W3C
5 11 (6.51%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.33%) Web 2.0
7 5 (2.96%) Semantic Web
8 4 (2.37%) Social Media
9 2 (1.18%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.59%) CMDB
10 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.99%) Linux
2 43 (25.44%) UNIX
3 28 (16.57%) Windows
4 26 (15.38%) HPUX
5 24 (14.20%) AIX
6 16 (9.47%) Solaris
7 10 (5.92%) Android
7 10 (5.92%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.73%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.30%) OO
2 33 (19.53%) E-Commerce
3 32 (18.93%) Web Development
4 30 (17.75%) Software Engineering
4 30 (17.75%) MVC
5 22 (13.02%) Content Management
6 20 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.69%) TDD
7 13 (7.69%) SEO
7 13 (7.69%) RAD
7 13 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (7.10%) Web Application Development
9 10 (5.92%) Web Design
10 9 (5.33%) Scrum
10 9 (5.33%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (4.73%) Analytics
11 8 (4.73%) Project Management
12 7 (4.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.14%) OOD
12 7 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 99 (58.58%) JavaScript
2 75 (44.38%) SQL
3 49 (28.99%) C#
4 47 (27.81%) Java
5 27 (15.98%) PHP
6 24 (14.20%) C++
7 18 (10.65%) Shell Script
8 16 (9.47%) Perl
9 14 (8.28%) C
10 13 (7.69%) Bash Shell
11 10 (5.92%) XPath
12 9 (5.33%) VB.NET
12 9 (5.33%) PHP5
13 8 (4.73%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.18%) VB
15 2 (1.18%) ABAP
16 1 (0.59%) VBA
16 1 (0.59%) SAPscript
16 1 (0.59%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (30.18%) Degree
2 10 (5.92%) Sun Certification
3 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.18%) MCTS
4 2 (1.18%) MCITP
4 2 (1.18%) MCP
4 2 (1.18%) MCSE
4 2 (1.18%) MCSA
5 1 (0.59%) MCT
5 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 48 (28.40%) Oracle
2 32 (18.93%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.06%) IBM
4 10 (5.92%) Sun
4 10 (5.92%) HP
5 9 (5.33%) Interwoven
6 6 (3.55%) ATG
6 6 (3.55%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.55%) Blue Martini
6 6 (3.55%) Elastic Path
7 4 (2.37%) CyberSource
7 4 (2.37%) DataCash
7 4 (2.37%) Ogone
8 3 (1.78%) Zend
8 3 (1.78%) JBoss
8 3 (1.78%) Perforce
9 2 (1.18%) SAP
9 2 (1.18%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.18%) Demandware
9 2 (1.18%) Adobe
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