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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 8 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 106 92 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.12% 25.00% 23.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.03% 25.41% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 82 89 96
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
588 362 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.99% 98.37% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 442 281 322
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £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 19 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 100 (52.91%) HTML
2 99 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 97 (51.32%) CSS
4 63 (33.33%) Java
5 62 (32.80%) SQL
6 61 (32.28%) Finance
7 60 (31.75%) Oracle
8 53 (28.04%) Linux
8 53 (28.04%) Degree
9 51 (26.98%) Software Engineering
10 49 (25.93%) .NET
10 49 (25.93%) Subversion
11 48 (25.40%) E-Commerce
12 47 (24.87%) UNIX
13 44 (23.28%) jQuery
14 42 (22.22%) C#
14 42 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 40 (21.16%) Relational Database
15 40 (21.16%) XML
16 37 (19.58%) ASP.NET
16 37 (19.58%) MySQL
17 36 (19.05%) OO
17 36 (19.05%) Content Management
18 34 (17.99%) J2EE
18 34 (17.99%) Computer Science
19 33 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (16.93%) C++
20 32 (16.93%) HPUX
21 31 (16.40%) AIX
22 30 (15.87%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.99%) WebSphere
3 15 (7.94%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (6.88%) IIS
5 8 (4.23%) MQSeries
5 8 (4.23%) WordPress
5 8 (4.23%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.59%) Node.js
8 3 (1.59%) CMS
9 2 (1.06%) Apache
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.53%) nginx
10 1 (0.53%) Lync
10 1 (0.53%) JBoss
10 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) Photoshop
1 11 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Magento
2 5 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
1 1 (0.53%) Office 365
1 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.47%) IPv4
2 15 (7.94%) HTTP
3 11 (5.82%) Internet
4 3 (1.59%) Intranet
5 2 (1.06%) SSH
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) DAB
6 1 (0.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 40 (21.16%) Relational Database
3 37 (19.58%) MySQL
4 28 (14.81%) RDBMS
5 23 (12.17%) DB2
6 15 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.12%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.06%) ActiveReports
9 2 (1.06%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (1.06%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (1.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (25.93%) Subversion
2 24 (12.70%) Maven
3 18 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 15 (7.94%) JUnit
5 10 (5.29%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (4.23%) Log4j
7 8 (4.23%) Ant
8 7 (3.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 7 (3.70%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.70%) Rational Application Developer
9 6 (3.17%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.12%) NUnit
11 1 (0.53%) Xcode
11 1 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.53%) Grunt
11 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
General
1 61 (32.28%) Finance
2 29 (15.34%) Banking
3 26 (13.76%) Retail
4 15 (7.94%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.29%) Marketing
6 6 (3.17%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.65%) Games
8 4 (2.12%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (52.91%) HTML
2 97 (51.32%) CSS
3 49 (25.93%) .NET
4 44 (23.28%) jQuery
5 40 (21.16%) XML
6 37 (19.58%) ASP.NET
7 34 (17.99%) J2EE
8 27 (14.29%) JSP
9 25 (13.23%) Ajax
10 24 (12.70%) Hibernate
10 24 (12.70%) Spring
10 24 (12.70%) SOAP
11 22 (11.64%) HTML5
12 21 (11.11%) Struts
13 19 (10.05%) RESTful
14 17 (8.99%) Web Services
15 16 (8.47%) CSS3
16 15 (7.94%) Servlets
16 15 (7.94%) XSLT
16 15 (7.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.99%) Computer Science
2 33 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.23%) Web 2.0
4 7 (3.70%) User Experience
4 7 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.17%) Social Media
5 6 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.17%) W3C
6 2 (1.06%) EPoS
6 2 (1.06%) Blog
7 1 (0.53%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.53%) Open Source
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.04%) Linux
2 47 (24.87%) UNIX
3 32 (16.93%) HPUX
4 31 (16.40%) AIX
5 21 (11.11%) Solaris
5 21 (11.11%) Windows
6 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (2.65%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.98%) Software Engineering
2 48 (25.40%) E-Commerce
3 36 (19.05%) OO
3 36 (19.05%) Content Management
4 30 (15.87%) Web Development
4 30 (15.87%) MVC
5 22 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (8.99%) OOP
8 15 (7.94%) Data Modelling
9 11 (5.82%) Web Application Development
10 10 (5.29%) ITIL
10 10 (5.29%) Project Management
11 9 (4.76%) Quality Management
11 9 (4.76%) Workflow
11 9 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (4.76%) Business Analysis
11 9 (4.76%) QMS
11 9 (4.76%) Web Design
12 8 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 99 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 63 (33.33%) Java
3 62 (32.80%) SQL
4 42 (22.22%) C#
5 32 (16.93%) C++
6 27 (14.29%) PHP
7 19 (10.05%) C
7 19 (10.05%) Shell Script
8 14 (7.41%) XPath
9 10 (5.29%) PHP5
9 10 (5.29%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.23%) Perl
10 8 (4.23%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.23%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.17%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.12%) MUMPS
13 3 (1.59%) Ruby
14 1 (0.53%) VB
14 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (28.04%) Degree
2 21 (11.11%) Sun Certification
3 11 (5.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.82%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.06%) MCTS
5 2 (1.06%) MCITP
5 2 (1.06%) MCP
5 2 (1.06%) MCSE
5 2 (1.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (3.17%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.53%) cPanel
Vendors
1 60 (31.75%) Oracle
2 30 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.11%) Demandware
4 19 (10.05%) Ogone
4 19 (10.05%) ATG
4 19 (10.05%) hybris
5 17 (8.99%) IBM
6 16 (8.47%) DataCash
7 15 (7.94%) Sun
8 9 (4.76%) HP
8 9 (4.76%) Business Objects
9 8 (4.23%) Interwoven
10 6 (3.17%) VMware
10 6 (3.17%) CyberSource
11 4 (2.12%) Zend
12 3 (1.59%) Intershop
12 3 (1.59%) Adobe
13 2 (1.06%) Cognos
14 1 (0.53%) SAP
14 1 (0.53%) Tableau
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