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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 164 134 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 30.31% 23.26% 24.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.65% 24.19% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 145 121 67
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
535 554 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.89% 96.18% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 413 447 252
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 149 (50.17%) JavaScript
2 137 (46.13%) SQL
3 132 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 122 (41.08%) .NET
5 120 (40.40%) HTML
6 112 (37.71%) CSS
7 109 (36.70%) Java
8 90 (30.30%) C#
9 81 (27.27%) Finance
10 80 (26.94%) ASP.NET
11 70 (23.57%) Linux
12 63 (21.21%) jQuery
13 61 (20.54%) MVC
14 60 (20.20%) XML
15 57 (19.19%) Oracle
15 57 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
15 57 (19.19%) Relational Database
16 56 (18.86%) Degree
17 55 (18.52%) Software Engineering
18 54 (18.18%) OO
19 52 (17.51%) Spring
20 50 (16.84%) UNIX
20 50 (16.84%) J2EE
21 49 (16.50%) E-Commerce
22 48 (16.16%) TDD
23 47 (15.82%) SQL Server 2008
24 41 (13.80%) Hibernate
25 40 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
26 39 (13.13%) Microsoft
26 39 (13.13%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (10.44%) WebSphere
2 25 (8.42%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.06%) Apache
4 16 (5.39%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (3.37%) JBoss
7 7 (2.36%) CMS
8 6 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.68%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.68%) ColdFusion
9 5 (1.68%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.35%) Node.js
11 3 (1.01%) IIS
12 2 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.67%) nginx
12 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.34%) WordPress
13 1 (0.34%) Liferay
Applications
1 27 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.36%) Magento
3 5 (1.68%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) GitHub
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.72%) IPv4
2 12 (4.04%) HTTP
3 10 (3.37%) Internet
4 9 (3.03%) SSH
5 7 (2.36%) DAB
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 57 (19.19%) Relational Database
3 47 (15.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (12.79%) MySQL
5 26 (8.75%) NoSQL
6 23 (7.74%) MongoDB
6 23 (7.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (7.07%) DB2
8 17 (5.72%) RDBMS
9 16 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (4.04%) Sybase ASE
11 10 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (3.37%) Oracle Database
12 9 (3.03%) QlikView
13 7 (2.36%) Redis
13 7 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (2.02%) Informix
14 6 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.35%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 38 (12.79%) Subversion
2 36 (12.12%) Maven
3 26 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 11 (3.70%) JUnit
6 10 (3.37%) Ant
6 10 (3.37%) SoapUI
6 10 (3.37%) Grunt
7 7 (2.36%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (2.36%) Moq
7 7 (2.36%) MSTest
7 7 (2.36%) NUnit
7 7 (2.36%) Xcode
8 5 (1.68%) Log4j
9 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (27.27%) Finance
2 26 (8.75%) Banking
3 17 (5.72%) Marketing
4 12 (4.04%) Retail
5 10 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.02%) Games
7 6 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.68%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (41.08%) .NET
2 120 (40.40%) HTML
3 112 (37.71%) CSS
4 80 (26.94%) ASP.NET
5 63 (21.21%) jQuery
6 60 (20.20%) XML
7 52 (17.51%) Spring
8 50 (16.84%) J2EE
9 41 (13.80%) Hibernate
10 37 (12.46%) Ajax
10 37 (12.46%) Web Services
11 34 (11.45%) JSP
12 30 (10.10%) Struts
12 30 (10.10%) HTML5
13 28 (9.43%) SOAP
14 26 (8.75%) Java EE
15 25 (8.42%) RESTful
16 24 (8.08%) WPF
16 24 (8.08%) CSS3
17 18 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.74%) User Experience
3 17 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.36%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (2.36%) Open Source
7 6 (2.02%) W3C
7 6 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.02%) iPad
7 6 (2.02%) iPhone
8 5 (1.68%) Social Media
8 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.68%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.35%) BBC
9 4 (1.35%) Blog
10 3 (1.01%) Derivative
11 2 (0.67%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.34%) Online Games
12 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.57%) Linux
2 50 (16.84%) UNIX
3 39 (13.13%) Windows
4 19 (6.40%) HPUX
5 17 (5.72%) Solaris
6 16 (5.39%) AIX
7 7 (2.36%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.02%) Android
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.54%) MVC
2 57 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 54 (18.18%) OO
5 49 (16.50%) E-Commerce
6 48 (16.16%) TDD
7 40 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (8.42%) Scrum
9 23 (7.74%) Web Development
9 23 (7.74%) Data Modelling
10 22 (7.41%) CRM
11 19 (6.40%) Content Management
11 19 (6.40%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (4.71%) Web Application Development
12 14 (4.71%) Graceful Degradation
12 14 (4.71%) OOP
13 13 (4.38%) Multithreading
14 12 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.04%) Process Management
14 12 (4.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 149 (50.17%) JavaScript
2 137 (46.13%) SQL
3 109 (36.70%) Java
4 90 (30.30%) C#
5 38 (12.79%) PHP
6 28 (9.43%) C++
7 23 (7.74%) C
8 17 (5.72%) VB.NET
9 15 (5.05%) T-SQL
9 15 (5.05%) XPath
10 11 (3.70%) VB
10 11 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.69%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.36%) Perl
12 7 (2.36%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 6 (2.02%) PHP5
14 5 (1.68%) MUMPS
15 4 (1.35%) Ruby
15 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (18.86%) Degree
2 17 (5.72%) Sun Certification
3 15 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (4.04%) VirtualBox
2 10 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.36%) Puppet
1 7 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.36%) cPanel
2 2 (0.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 57 (19.19%) Oracle
2 39 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 34 (11.45%) Demandware
4 29 (9.76%) hybris
4 29 (9.76%) ATG
5 20 (6.73%) Sybase
6 19 (6.40%) Ogone
7 14 (4.71%) Jaspersoft
8 13 (4.38%) IBM
8 13 (4.38%) DataCash
9 10 (3.37%) VMware
9 10 (3.37%) Intershop
10 8 (2.69%) Adobe
10 8 (2.69%) Zend
11 7 (2.36%) Sun
12 6 (2.02%) CyberSource
13 5 (1.68%) Facebook
13 5 (1.68%) Interwoven
13 5 (1.68%) Endeca
13 5 (1.68%) Google
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