The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 56 39 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 12 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.27% 4.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 4.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +8.57%
Programmer
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
502 400 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.90% 98.28% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 368 310 357
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Programmer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Watford region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Watford

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Watford

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Linux
1 16 (88.89%) UNIX
2 14 (77.78%) C++
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Shell Script
4 11 (61.11%) RDBMS
4 11 (61.11%) Relational Database
5 10 (55.56%) C
6 9 (50.00%) Banking
7 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle
9 4 (22.22%) HTML
9 4 (22.22%) XML
9 4 (22.22%) AIX
9 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (16.67%) IBM
10 3 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (16.67%) Retail
11 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
11 2 (11.11%) Web Development
11 2 (11.11%) Degree
11 2 (11.11%) JSTL
11 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (11.11%) Subversion
11 2 (11.11%) Content Management

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) Tuxedo
1 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) RDBMS
1 11 (61.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) XHTML
2 2 (11.11%) JMS
2 2 (11.11%) JSTL
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) JDBC
2 2 (11.11%) JSP
2 2 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) iSeries
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) UNIX
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) HPUX
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.11%) RAD
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Content Management
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C++
2 13 (72.22%) Shell Script
3 10 (55.56%) C
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Sun Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago