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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 61 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 6 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.03% 6.40% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 6.88% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 12
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
564 349 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.24% 93.07% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 420 269 247
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 October 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Watford

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) UNIX
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) C++
4 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
4 8 (42.11%) XML
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) C
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
6 6 (31.58%) VB
6 6 (31.58%) VBA
6 6 (31.58%) CMS
6 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (26.32%) Python
8 4 (21.05%) AIX
8 4 (21.05%) Perl
8 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
8 4 (21.05%) Tuxedo
8 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.79%) IBM
9 3 (15.79%) Retail
10 2 (10.53%) Subversion
10 2 (10.53%) Content Management
10 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (31.58%) CMS
2 4 (21.05%) Tuxedo
3 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) XHTML
3 2 (10.53%) JMS
3 2 (10.53%) JSTL
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) JDBC
3 2 (10.53%) JSP
3 2 (10.53%) Struts
4 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) UNIX
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) HPUX
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (10.53%) Web Development
2 2 (10.53%) RAD
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
2 2 (10.53%) Content Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (31.58%) C
3 6 (31.58%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 6 (31.58%) VB
3 6 (31.58%) VBA
4 5 (26.32%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) Perl
6 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Sun Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) Google
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