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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 21 4
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 138 69 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.05% 11.79% 27.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.60% 12.21% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 113 48 74
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £52,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
539 565 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.82% 96.58% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 412 410 235
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 31 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 160 (52.81%) SQL
2 151 (49.83%) .NET
3 138 (45.54%) JavaScript
4 121 (39.93%) HTML
5 116 (38.28%) SQL Server
6 109 (35.97%) C#
7 101 (33.33%) Java
8 98 (32.34%) CSS
9 86 (28.38%) ASP.NET
10 77 (25.41%) MVC
10 77 (25.41%) Finance
11 72 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (22.77%) Linux
13 63 (20.79%) Windows
14 62 (20.46%) Degree
15 61 (20.13%) Web Services
16 55 (18.15%) Oracle
16 55 (18.15%) Microsoft
17 53 (17.49%) Spring
18 52 (17.16%) Relational Database
19 51 (16.83%) SQL Server 2008
19 51 (16.83%) UNIX
20 50 (16.50%) XML
21 45 (14.85%) Tomcat
21 45 (14.85%) jQuery
21 45 (14.85%) MongoDB
22 42 (13.86%) OO
22 42 (13.86%) J2EE
23 41 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
23 41 (13.53%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (14.85%) Tomcat
2 32 (10.56%) Apache
3 31 (10.23%) WebSphere
4 18 (5.94%) IIS
5 14 (4.62%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (4.29%) IBM HTTP Server
6 13 (4.29%) Apache ServiceMix
7 11 (3.63%) JBoss
8 6 (1.98%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.65%) ColdFusion
9 5 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.32%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.33%) Liferay
12 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.31%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.64%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.98%) SaaS
3 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.59%) HTTP
2 6 (1.98%) SSH
2 6 (1.98%) iBeacon
3 5 (1.65%) Internet
4 4 (1.32%) DAB
5 2 (0.66%) Firewall
6 1 (0.33%) IPv4
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (38.28%) SQL Server
2 52 (17.16%) Relational Database
3 51 (16.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (14.85%) MongoDB
5 40 (13.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (11.88%) NoSQL
7 29 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (9.24%) MySQL
9 20 (6.60%) Sybase ASE
10 16 (5.28%) DB2
10 16 (5.28%) RDBMS
11 14 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (4.62%) Oracle Database
11 14 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (3.63%) CouchDB
14 8 (2.64%) Informix
15 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (1.32%) Data Mining
16 4 (1.32%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 38 (12.54%) Eclipse
2 31 (10.23%) Subversion
3 22 (7.26%) Maven
3 22 (7.26%) JUnit
4 16 (5.28%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 13 (4.29%) Xcode
5 13 (4.29%) Rational Application Developer
6 12 (3.96%) NUnit
6 12 (3.96%) Ant
6 12 (3.96%) MSTest
6 12 (3.96%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (3.96%) Moq
7 7 (2.31%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.31%) Grunt
8 4 (1.32%) Log4j
9 3 (0.99%) CocoaPods
9 3 (0.99%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 77 (25.41%) Finance
2 11 (3.63%) Banking
2 11 (3.63%) Retail
3 10 (3.30%) Marketing
4 8 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.32%) Games
7 3 (0.99%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (49.83%) .NET
2 121 (39.93%) HTML
3 98 (32.34%) CSS
4 86 (28.38%) ASP.NET
5 61 (20.13%) Web Services
6 53 (17.49%) Spring
7 50 (16.50%) XML
8 45 (14.85%) jQuery
9 42 (13.86%) J2EE
10 33 (10.89%) Struts
11 31 (10.23%) JSP
12 29 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (8.91%) Hibernate
14 25 (8.25%) XHTML
14 25 (8.25%) WPF
15 22 (7.26%) REST
15 22 (7.26%) Ajax
16 21 (6.93%) SOAP
16 21 (6.93%) Spring MVC
16 21 (6.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.91%) Computer Science
1 27 (8.91%) User Experience
2 19 (6.27%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.96%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (3.30%) iPhone
5 10 (3.30%) iPad
6 7 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.31%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.65%) BBC
7 5 (1.65%) W3C
7 5 (1.65%) Social Media
8 4 (1.32%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.99%) Derivative
9 3 (0.99%) FMCG
10 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.66%) EPoS
10 2 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.77%) Linux
2 63 (20.79%) Windows
3 51 (16.83%) UNIX
4 24 (7.92%) Apple iOS
5 22 (7.26%) Android
6 17 (5.61%) Solaris
6 17 (5.61%) AIX
7 8 (2.64%) HPUX
8 4 (1.32%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (25.41%) MVC
2 72 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (13.86%) OO
4 41 (13.53%) TDD
4 41 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (11.88%) Web Development
7 35 (11.55%) Software Engineering
8 30 (9.90%) Scrum
9 25 (8.25%) E-Commerce
10 24 (7.92%) Data Modelling
11 20 (6.60%) SDLC
12 19 (6.27%) CRM
13 17 (5.61%) Content Management
14 16 (5.28%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (4.29%) iOS Development
15 13 (4.29%) RAD
16 12 (3.96%) Web Application Development
16 12 (3.96%) MVVM
16 12 (3.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 160 (52.81%) SQL
2 138 (45.54%) JavaScript
3 109 (35.97%) C#
4 101 (33.33%) Java
5 25 (8.25%) C
6 22 (7.26%) T-SQL
7 21 (6.93%) C++
7 21 (6.93%) Perl
8 20 (6.60%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.27%) PHP
10 15 (4.95%) VB
10 15 (4.95%) Bash Shell
11 13 (4.29%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.97%) VBA
12 9 (2.97%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.64%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.98%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 4 (1.32%) XPath
16 3 (0.99%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.99%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 62 (20.46%) Degree
2 13 (4.29%) Sun Certification
3 10 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) cPanel
2 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 55 (18.15%) Microsoft
1 55 (18.15%) Oracle
2 29 (9.57%) IBM
3 26 (8.58%) Sybase
4 19 (6.27%) Jaspersoft
5 17 (5.61%) Adobe
6 15 (4.95%) Xamarin
6 15 (4.95%) Demandware
7 13 (4.29%) Sun
8 11 (3.63%) ATG
8 11 (3.63%) hybris
9 8 (2.64%) Intershop
9 8 (2.64%) Endeca
9 8 (2.64%) Apple
10 7 (2.31%) Google
10 7 (2.31%) Facebook
11 5 (1.65%) Yahoo!
11 5 (1.65%) Sony
11 5 (1.65%) Cognos
12 4 (1.32%) Interwoven
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
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RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: Negotiable Salary
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
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