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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 130 78 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.57% 14.80% 28.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.26% 15.06% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 110 55 90
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £24,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
559 518 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.05% 98.29% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 453 375 260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 156 (54.74%) SQL
2 152 (53.33%) .NET
3 127 (44.56%) JavaScript
4 116 (40.70%) HTML
5 115 (40.35%) C#
6 110 (38.60%) SQL Server
7 89 (31.23%) CSS
8 85 (29.82%) Java
8 85 (29.82%) ASP.NET
9 76 (26.67%) MVC
10 71 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (24.21%) Finance
12 61 (21.40%) Windows
12 61 (21.40%) Linux
13 60 (21.05%) Web Services
14 57 (20.00%) Degree
15 55 (19.30%) Microsoft
16 52 (18.25%) MongoDB
17 51 (17.89%) XML
17 51 (17.89%) Oracle
18 49 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
19 48 (16.84%) Business Intelligence
20 47 (16.49%) Spring
20 47 (16.49%) Relational Database
21 45 (15.79%) jQuery
21 45 (15.79%) UNIX
22 43 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 40 (14.04%) NoSQL
24 38 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
25 36 (12.63%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (12.63%) Tomcat
2 30 (10.53%) Apache
3 26 (9.12%) WebSphere
4 18 (6.32%) IIS
5 13 (4.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (4.56%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 13 (4.56%) Apache ServiceMix
6 7 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (2.11%) MQSeries
7 6 (2.11%) JBoss
8 5 (1.75%) ColdFusion
9 4 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.70%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.81%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.11%) SaaS
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.07%) HTTP
2 7 (2.46%) Internet
3 6 (2.11%) iBeacon
4 3 (1.05%) SSH
5 2 (0.70%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.70%) Telnet
6 1 (0.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 52 (18.25%) MongoDB
3 49 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (16.49%) Relational Database
5 43 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (14.04%) NoSQL
7 31 (10.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (7.72%) MySQL
9 21 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (7.02%) Sybase ASE
11 17 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (5.26%) RDBMS
13 14 (4.91%) CouchDB
14 13 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (4.56%) DB2
15 12 (4.21%) Oracle Database
16 8 (2.81%) Cognos Query Studio
16 8 (2.81%) Cognos Report Studio
16 8 (2.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 7 (2.46%) Cognos Event Studio
Development Applications
1 34 (11.93%) Eclipse
2 30 (10.53%) Subversion
3 21 (7.37%) JUnit
4 18 (6.32%) Maven
5 14 (4.91%) Ant
6 13 (4.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 13 (4.56%) Xcode
6 13 (4.56%) Rational Application Developer
7 12 (4.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (4.21%) Moq
7 12 (4.21%) NUnit
7 12 (4.21%) Git (software)
7 12 (4.21%) MSTest
8 10 (3.51%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.11%) Log4j
10 3 (1.05%) CocoaPods
10 3 (1.05%) Toad
11 2 (0.70%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.70%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 69 (24.21%) Finance
2 10 (3.51%) Banking
2 10 (3.51%) Retail
3 8 (2.81%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.11%) Marketing
5 4 (1.40%) Games
5 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.05%) Law
7 2 (0.70%) Electronics
7 2 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (53.33%) .NET
2 116 (40.70%) HTML
3 89 (31.23%) CSS
4 85 (29.82%) ASP.NET
5 60 (21.05%) Web Services
6 51 (17.89%) XML
7 47 (16.49%) Spring
8 45 (15.79%) jQuery
9 36 (12.63%) J2EE
10 34 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (10.88%) Struts
12 26 (9.12%) REST
13 25 (8.77%) SOAP
14 24 (8.42%) JSP
14 24 (8.42%) WPF
15 22 (7.72%) Spring MVC
15 22 (7.72%) XHTML
16 20 (7.02%) Hibernate
16 20 (7.02%) WinForms
16 20 (7.02%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.12%) User Experience
2 25 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.32%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.21%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (3.51%) iPhone
6 10 (3.51%) iPad
7 9 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.46%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.11%) Web 2.0
9 6 (2.11%) FMCG
10 5 (1.75%) Social Media
10 5 (1.75%) W3C
10 5 (1.75%) BBC
10 5 (1.75%) EPoS
11 3 (1.05%) Derivative
12 2 (0.70%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.70%) NHS
12 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.40%) Windows
1 61 (21.40%) Linux
2 45 (15.79%) UNIX
3 27 (9.47%) Apple iOS
4 25 (8.77%) Android
5 21 (7.37%) AIX
6 19 (6.67%) Solaris
7 14 (4.91%) HPUX
8 4 (1.40%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.67%) MVC
2 71 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (16.84%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (12.63%) Web Development
6 32 (11.23%) OO
7 31 (10.88%) Scrum
8 26 (9.12%) TDD
9 25 (8.77%) Software Engineering
10 23 (8.07%) Data Modelling
11 22 (7.72%) E-Commerce
12 21 (7.37%) SDLC
13 19 (6.67%) Content Management
14 17 (5.96%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (4.56%) iOS Development
15 13 (4.56%) CRM
15 13 (4.56%) RAD
16 12 (4.21%) MVVM
16 12 (4.21%) Web Application Development
16 12 (4.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 156 (54.74%) SQL
2 127 (44.56%) JavaScript
3 115 (40.35%) C#
4 85 (29.82%) Java
5 29 (10.18%) C
6 24 (8.42%) T-SQL
7 23 (8.07%) VB.NET
7 23 (8.07%) Perl
8 19 (6.67%) C++
9 14 (4.91%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.56%) Objective-C
10 13 (4.56%) VB
11 12 (4.21%) VBA
12 11 (3.86%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.86%) PHP
13 7 (2.46%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 6 (2.11%) Python
14 6 (2.11%) XPath
15 3 (1.05%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 57 (20.00%) Degree
2 13 (4.56%) Sun Certification
3 9 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.70%) ISEB
5 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 51 (17.89%) Oracle
3 35 (12.28%) IBM
4 24 (8.42%) Sybase
5 18 (6.32%) Adobe
5 18 (6.32%) Xamarin
5 18 (6.32%) Jaspersoft
6 13 (4.56%) Sun
7 9 (3.16%) Cognos
7 9 (3.16%) Demandware
8 8 (2.81%) hybris
8 8 (2.81%) Apple
8 8 (2.81%) ATG
8 8 (2.81%) Intershop
8 8 (2.81%) Endeca
9 7 (2.46%) Facebook
9 7 (2.46%) Google
10 6 (2.11%) Interwoven
11 5 (1.75%) Yahoo!
11 5 (1.75%) Sony
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