The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 20 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 65 88 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.17% 27.67% 34.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.55% 29.04% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45 71 86
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 303 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.74% 95.28% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 410 228 234
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 121 (58.17%) HTML
2 115 (55.29%) JavaScript
3 89 (42.79%) CSS
4 86 (41.35%) .NET
5 84 (40.38%) Finance
6 78 (37.50%) SQL
7 74 (35.58%) C#
8 72 (34.62%) Java
9 71 (34.13%) Degree
10 58 (27.88%) OO
11 54 (25.96%) MVC
12 50 (24.04%) ASP.NET
13 48 (23.08%) HTML5
14 47 (22.60%) Oracle
15 46 (22.12%) Linux
16 44 (21.15%) UNIX
16 44 (21.15%) jQuery
16 44 (21.15%) Relational Database
17 41 (19.71%) XML
17 41 (19.71%) SQL Server
18 40 (19.23%) RDBMS
18 40 (19.23%) Web Development
18 40 (19.23%) TDD
19 37 (17.79%) Computer Science
20 36 (17.31%) Web Services
21 35 (16.83%) Windows
21 35 (16.83%) E-Commerce
21 35 (16.83%) Eclipse
21 35 (16.83%) Software Engineering
22 33 (15.87%) XHTML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (10.58%) CMS
2 12 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.77%) Node.js
3 11 (5.29%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.88%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.40%) WordPress
6 5 (2.40%) Moodle
7 4 (1.92%) Apache
8 3 (1.44%) IIS
8 3 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.96%) Liferay
9 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.48%) SAS
10 1 (0.48%) Drupal
10 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.40%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Tridion
2 4 (1.92%) SAP APO
2 4 (1.92%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Maximo
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) GitHub
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.29%) Internet
2 3 (1.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
3 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.48%) IPv4
3 1 (0.48%) RTP
3 1 (0.48%) RTSP
3 1 (0.48%) Network Security
3 1 (0.48%) Broadband
3 1 (0.48%) LAN
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.15%) Relational Database
2 41 (19.71%) SQL Server
3 40 (19.23%) RDBMS
4 18 (8.65%) Informix
5 13 (6.25%) MySQL
6 11 (5.29%) DB2
7 10 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.92%) DTS
11 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.44%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.96%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 35 (16.83%) Eclipse
2 21 (10.10%) Subversion
3 17 (8.17%) Maven
4 16 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (5.77%) JUnit
5 12 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.81%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 8 (3.85%) Ant
8 6 (2.88%) NUnit
8 6 (2.88%) Log4j
8 6 (2.88%) PhoneGap
9 5 (2.40%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.40%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.92%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 84 (40.38%) Finance
2 32 (15.38%) Banking
3 31 (14.90%) Retail
4 21 (10.10%) Manufacturing
5 19 (9.13%) Marketing
6 10 (4.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (3.37%) Advertising
8 3 (1.44%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (58.17%) HTML
2 89 (42.79%) CSS
3 86 (41.35%) .NET
4 50 (24.04%) ASP.NET
5 48 (23.08%) HTML5
6 44 (21.15%) jQuery
7 41 (19.71%) XML
8 36 (17.31%) Web Services
9 33 (15.87%) JSP
9 33 (15.87%) XHTML
10 32 (15.38%) Ajax
11 26 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 26 (12.50%) CSS3
12 24 (11.54%) Spring
12 24 (11.54%) WCF
13 23 (11.06%) Struts
14 22 (10.58%) JSON
15 21 (10.10%) Hibernate
16 20 (9.62%) J2EE
17 16 (7.69%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.79%) Computer Science
2 25 (12.02%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.77%) W3C
4 8 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.85%) Semantic Web
5 6 (2.88%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.88%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.40%) VLE
7 3 (1.44%) Streaming Music
7 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.44%) Social Media
8 2 (0.96%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.96%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.48%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.48%) BBC
9 1 (0.48%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.48%) Open Source
9 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.12%) Linux
2 44 (21.15%) UNIX
3 35 (16.83%) Windows
4 25 (12.02%) HPUX
5 20 (9.62%) AIX
6 17 (8.17%) Android
7 15 (7.21%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.37%) Solaris
8 7 (3.37%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.88%) OO
2 54 (25.96%) MVC
3 40 (19.23%) TDD
3 40 (19.23%) Web Development
4 35 (16.83%) Software Engineering
4 35 (16.83%) E-Commerce
5 26 (12.50%) Scrum
6 18 (8.65%) Content Management
7 16 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.21%) SEO
9 14 (6.73%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (6.25%) Web Application Development
11 12 (5.77%) Android Development
11 12 (5.77%) Information Architecture
11 12 (5.77%) OOP
12 10 (4.81%) RAD
12 10 (4.81%) OOD
12 10 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (4.33%) iOS Development
13 9 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 115 (55.29%) JavaScript
2 78 (37.50%) SQL
3 74 (35.58%) C#
4 72 (34.62%) Java
5 30 (14.42%) PHP
6 19 (9.13%) C++
6 19 (9.13%) Shell Script
7 17 (8.17%) Perl
8 14 (6.73%) C
9 13 (6.25%) T-SQL
10 11 (5.29%) VB.NET
11 10 (4.81%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.85%) XPath
13 6 (2.88%) ABAP
14 5 (2.40%) VBA
14 5 (2.40%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.40%) SAPscript
15 4 (1.92%) PHP5
15 4 (1.92%) Python
16 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (34.13%) Degree
2 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.92%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.92%) MCTS
3 4 (1.92%) MCITP
3 4 (1.92%) MCP
3 4 (1.92%) MCSE
3 4 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (0.48%) MCT
4 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) HL7
2 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (22.60%) Oracle
2 28 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.29%) HP
3 11 (5.29%) IBM
4 10 (4.81%) Adobe
4 10 (4.81%) Demandware
5 9 (4.33%) ATG
6 7 (3.37%) SAP
6 7 (3.37%) CyberSource
6 7 (3.37%) DataCash
6 7 (3.37%) Ogone
7 6 (2.88%) Elastic Path
7 6 (2.88%) Interwoven
7 6 (2.88%) Blue Martini
8 5 (2.40%) Google
9 4 (1.92%) Sun
9 4 (1.92%) Sybase
9 4 (1.92%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.44%) hybris
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