The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 57 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 0.94% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.96% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 10
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
486 519 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.37% 97.74% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 402 461 363
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,261
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) iBeacon
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Informix
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Physics
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Android Development
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) RPG
4 1 (10.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) EMC
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase