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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 12 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 65 141 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.65% 26.96% 20.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.99% 27.81% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 64 103 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
542 507 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.13% 96.94% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 483 370 322
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 77 (45.29%) SQL
2 66 (38.82%) C#
3 63 (37.06%) .NET
4 54 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (26.47%) Finance
6 43 (25.29%) SQL Server
7 41 (24.12%) Java
7 41 (24.12%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 38 (22.35%) Spring
9 38 (22.35%) HTML
10 35 (20.59%) ASP.NET
11 34 (20.00%) MVC
11 34 (20.00%) Hibernate
12 33 (19.41%) Web Services
13 32 (18.82%) J2EE
13 32 (18.82%) jQuery
14 30 (17.65%) XML
15 29 (17.06%) Linux
16 26 (15.29%) OO
16 26 (15.29%) Analytics
17 24 (14.12%) CSS
17 24 (14.12%) SAP
18 23 (13.53%) C
18 23 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (12.94%) Oracle
19 22 (12.94%) Computer Science
20 19 (11.18%) Cognos
20 19 (11.18%) T-SQL
20 19 (11.18%) Degree

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (3.53%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.94%) JBoss
2 5 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.35%) CMS
4 3 (1.76%) Apache
5 2 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.18%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.18%) Node.js
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.18%) WordPress
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.76%) MS Office
4 2 (1.18%) FrameMaker
4 2 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (7.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (4.12%) SAP CRM
2 7 (4.12%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.94%) SAP APO
3 5 (2.94%) SAP CO
3 5 (2.94%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (2.94%) SAP QM
3 5 (2.94%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.18%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.18%) Internet
2 2 (1.18%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.18%) SSH
2 2 (1.18%) Telnet
3 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 15 (8.82%) PowerPivot
2 15 (8.82%) QlikView
2 15 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.24%) SAP BW
3 14 (8.24%) SAP HANA
4 13 (7.65%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (7.06%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (4.71%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.12%) SAP BI
10 6 (3.53%) Informix
11 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (10.00%) Toad
2 10 (5.88%) Subversion
3 9 (5.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.94%) Maven
4 5 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.35%) Xcode
6 3 (1.76%) JUnit
6 3 (1.76%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.18%) Ant
7 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.18%) ERwin
7 2 (1.18%) JIRA
7 2 (1.18%) jMock
7 2 (1.18%) Log4j
7 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.59%) Mockito
General
1 45 (26.47%) Finance
2 18 (10.59%) Retail
3 14 (8.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.94%) Banking
5 4 (2.35%) Marketing
6 3 (1.76%) Electronics
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (37.06%) .NET
2 38 (22.35%) HTML
2 38 (22.35%) Spring
3 35 (20.59%) ASP.NET
4 34 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 33 (19.41%) Web Services
6 32 (18.82%) J2EE
6 32 (18.82%) jQuery
7 30 (17.65%) XML
8 24 (14.12%) CSS
9 18 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (10.00%) WCF
11 14 (8.24%) JSP
11 14 (8.24%) REST
11 14 (8.24%) WPF
12 13 (7.65%) .NET Framework
12 13 (7.65%) Entity Framework
12 13 (7.65%) HTML5
12 13 (7.65%) Web Dynpro
13 8 (4.71%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.94%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.71%) EPoS
4 6 (3.53%) Fintech
5 5 (2.94%) User Experience
6 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.18%) FMCG
7 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.59%) Blog
8 1 (0.59%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.59%) Handset
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.06%) Linux
2 17 (10.00%) Windows
3 15 (8.82%) Unix
4 8 (4.71%) HPUX
5 6 (3.53%) AIX
5 6 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.18%) Android
6 2 (1.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.59%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.12%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (20.00%) MVC
4 26 (15.29%) Analytics
4 26 (15.29%) OO
5 18 (10.59%) CRM
6 16 (9.41%) OOP
7 15 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
8 14 (8.24%) Scrum
9 12 (7.06%) TDD
10 11 (6.47%) Risk Analytics
10 11 (6.47%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.88%) Workflow
12 9 (5.29%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (4.71%) Translating Business Requirements
13 8 (4.71%) Workflow Development
14 7 (4.12%) Data Modelling
14 7 (4.12%) OOA/OOD
15 6 (3.53%) E-Commerce
15 6 (3.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 77 (45.29%) SQL
2 66 (38.82%) C#
3 41 (24.12%) Java
4 40 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 23 (13.53%) C
6 19 (11.18%) T-SQL
7 18 (10.59%) ABAP
8 14 (8.24%) VB.NET
9 9 (5.29%) Perl
9 9 (5.29%) Python
10 8 (4.71%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.71%) SAPscript
11 7 (4.12%) C++
12 6 (3.53%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.94%) VBA
14 4 (2.35%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.18%) PHP
15 2 (1.18%) Scala
16 1 (0.59%) Delphi
16 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) ISEB
2 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.59%) HL7
1 1 (0.59%) SDET
1 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (14.12%) SAP
2 22 (12.94%) Oracle
3 19 (11.18%) Cognos
4 12 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.53%) IBM
6 5 (2.94%) Adobe
7 3 (1.76%) HP
7 3 (1.76%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.18%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.59%) ATG
9 1 (0.59%) Blue Martini
9 1 (0.59%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.59%) Sun
9 1 (0.59%) Sybase
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