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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 161 86 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.49% 13.89% 25.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.81% 14.45% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 134 70 59
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £50,000
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
540 595 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.90% 96.12% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 398 452 215
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 1 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 161 (51.60%) SQL
2 160 (51.28%) .NET
3 154 (49.36%) JavaScript
4 135 (43.27%) SQL Server
5 130 (41.67%) HTML
6 113 (36.22%) C#
7 110 (35.26%) CSS
8 104 (33.33%) Java
9 93 (29.81%) ASP.NET
10 77 (24.68%) MVC
11 74 (23.72%) Finance
12 72 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (22.12%) Linux
14 65 (20.83%) Windows
15 62 (19.87%) Degree
16 54 (17.31%) Spring
16 54 (17.31%) Web Services
17 53 (16.99%) Oracle
17 53 (16.99%) jQuery
18 52 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 52 (16.67%) XML
19 49 (15.71%) Microsoft
19 49 (15.71%) Relational Database
20 48 (15.38%) TDD
21 47 (15.06%) Business Intelligence
21 47 (15.06%) UNIX
22 45 (14.42%) OO
23 44 (14.10%) MongoDB
24 42 (13.46%) J2EE
25 41 (13.14%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 37 (11.86%) Tomcat
2 33 (10.58%) WebSphere
3 31 (9.94%) Apache
4 16 (5.13%) IIS
5 14 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.53%) JBoss
7 11 (3.53%) IBM HTTP Server
7 11 (3.53%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (1.92%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.60%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.96%) CMS
10 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.32%) Node.js
12 1 (0.32%) nginx
12 1 (0.32%) Liferay
Applications
1 35 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.88%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.56%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.64%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.92%) SaaS
3 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.09%) HTTP
2 8 (2.56%) SSH
3 6 (1.92%) DAB
4 4 (1.28%) IPv4
4 4 (1.28%) Internet
5 3 (0.96%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.64%) Firewall
7 1 (0.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (43.27%) SQL Server
2 52 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (15.71%) Relational Database
4 44 (14.10%) MongoDB
5 37 (11.86%) NoSQL
6 34 (10.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (10.58%) MySQL
8 23 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (6.09%) Sybase ASE
10 17 (5.45%) DB2
11 14 (4.49%) Oracle Database
12 12 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (3.21%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (2.56%) CouchDB
14 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.92%) QlikView
15 6 (1.92%) Informix
16 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (10.58%) Subversion
2 30 (9.62%) Eclipse
3 24 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 23 (7.37%) Maven
5 18 (5.77%) JUnit
6 12 (3.85%) NUnit
6 12 (3.85%) MSTest
6 12 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (3.85%) Moq
7 11 (3.53%) Rational Application Developer
7 11 (3.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 10 (3.21%) Ant
8 10 (3.21%) Xcode
9 9 (2.88%) Grunt
10 6 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.96%) PowerBuilder
11 3 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.96%) CocoaPods
11 3 (0.96%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 74 (23.72%) Finance
2 16 (5.13%) Marketing
3 13 (4.17%) Retail
4 12 (3.85%) Banking
5 10 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.28%) Advertising
6 4 (1.28%) Games
7 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.96%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (51.28%) .NET
2 130 (41.67%) HTML
3 110 (35.26%) CSS
4 93 (29.81%) ASP.NET
5 54 (17.31%) Web Services
5 54 (17.31%) Spring
6 53 (16.99%) jQuery
7 52 (16.67%) XML
8 42 (13.46%) J2EE
9 32 (10.26%) Struts
10 31 (9.94%) JSP
11 30 (9.62%) Hibernate
11 30 (9.62%) HTML5
12 29 (9.29%) WPF
13 26 (8.33%) Ajax
14 24 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (7.69%) XHTML
15 22 (7.05%) Spring MVC
16 19 (6.09%) WinForms
16 19 (6.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 26 (8.33%) User Experience
2 17 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (3.21%) iPhone
5 10 (3.21%) iPad
6 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.24%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.92%) W3C
8 5 (1.60%) BBC
8 5 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.60%) Social Media
9 3 (0.96%) Derivative
10 2 (0.64%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.64%) Blog
10 2 (0.64%) EPoS
10 2 (0.64%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.12%) Linux
2 65 (20.83%) Windows
3 47 (15.06%) UNIX
4 17 (5.45%) Android
4 17 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 16 (5.13%) Solaris
6 14 (4.49%) AIX
7 5 (1.60%) HPUX
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.68%) MVC
2 72 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (15.38%) TDD
4 47 (15.06%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (14.42%) OO
6 41 (13.14%) Software Engineering
7 37 (11.86%) Web Development
8 32 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (10.26%) Scrum
9 30 (9.62%) E-Commerce
10 28 (8.97%) SDLC
11 24 (7.69%) Data Modelling
12 20 (6.41%) CRM
13 15 (4.81%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (4.49%) Web Application Development
14 14 (4.49%) Content Management
15 12 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (3.85%) MVVM
15 12 (3.85%) Kanban
16 11 (3.53%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 161 (51.60%) SQL
2 154 (49.36%) JavaScript
3 113 (36.22%) C#
4 104 (33.33%) Java
5 29 (9.29%) PHP
6 24 (7.69%) C++
6 24 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 23 (7.37%) C
8 19 (6.09%) T-SQL
9 17 (5.45%) Perl
10 15 (4.81%) VB
11 13 (4.17%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.21%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.88%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.24%) VBA
15 6 (1.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.60%) XPath
17 4 (1.28%) PHP5
18 3 (0.96%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 62 (19.87%) Degree
2 16 (5.13%) Sun Certification
3 11 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.60%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.92%) cPanel
2 5 (1.60%) Puppet
2 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 53 (16.99%) Oracle
2 49 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.97%) Sybase
4 21 (6.73%) IBM
5 20 (6.41%) Demandware
6 19 (6.09%) Jaspersoft
7 16 (5.13%) Adobe
8 15 (4.81%) hybris
8 15 (4.81%) ATG
9 13 (4.17%) Sun
10 10 (3.21%) Xamarin
11 9 (2.88%) Intershop
12 8 (2.56%) Endeca
12 8 (2.56%) Apple
13 7 (2.24%) Google
13 7 (2.24%) Facebook
14 6 (1.92%) Ogone
15 5 (1.60%) Zend
15 5 (1.60%) Yahoo!
15 5 (1.60%) Sony
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