The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 30 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 44 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.33% 1.69% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.61% 1.74% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44 6 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
578 345 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.33% 97.18% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 452 284 230
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Programmer
Hertfordshire

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 16 April 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Watford

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 52 (88.14%) UNIX
2 51 (86.44%) Linux
3 49 (83.05%) Finance
4 48 (81.36%) Oracle
5 41 (69.49%) Degree
6 38 (64.41%) Informix
7 37 (62.71%) RDBMS
7 37 (62.71%) Relational Database
8 35 (59.32%) Computer Science
9 32 (54.24%) HTML
10 30 (50.85%) Banking
11 29 (49.15%) C
12 28 (47.46%) XML
13 27 (45.76%) Perl
13 27 (45.76%) Shell Script
14 24 (40.68%) AIX
14 24 (40.68%) HPUX
15 23 (38.98%) Java
16 20 (33.90%) Python
17 19 (32.20%) Spring
17 19 (32.20%) Hibernate
18 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
18 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
19 17 (28.81%) SQL
19 17 (28.81%) Web Services
19 17 (28.81%) Eclipse
20 16 (27.12%) TDD
21 14 (23.73%) JSP
22 12 (20.34%) Struts
23 11 (18.64%) OO

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (10.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) Tuxedo
2 3 (5.08%) Liferay
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) GoldMine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (64.41%) Informix
2 37 (62.71%) RDBMS
2 37 (62.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Eclipse
2 11 (18.64%) Maven
3 6 (10.17%) JUnit
General
1 49 (83.05%) Finance
2 30 (50.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (54.24%) HTML
2 28 (47.46%) XML
3 19 (32.20%) Spring
3 19 (32.20%) Hibernate
4 17 (28.81%) Web Services
5 14 (23.73%) JSP
6 12 (20.34%) Struts
7 6 (10.17%) J2EE
7 6 (10.17%) CSS
8 3 (5.08%) Spring Security
8 3 (5.08%) Spring Web Flow
8 3 (5.08%) jQuery
9 1 (1.69%) CGI
9 1 (1.69%) XSLT
9 1 (1.69%) SAP ALE
9 1 (1.69%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 35 (59.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (88.14%) UNIX
2 51 (86.44%) Linux
3 24 (40.68%) AIX
3 24 (40.68%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
2 16 (27.12%) TDD
3 11 (18.64%) OO
4 3 (5.08%) Web Design
5 2 (3.39%) BDD
5 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.39%) Pair Programming
6 1 (1.69%) Workflow
6 1 (1.69%) CRM
6 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) C
2 27 (45.76%) Perl
2 27 (45.76%) Shell Script
3 23 (38.98%) Java
4 20 (33.90%) Python
5 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
6 17 (28.81%) SQL
7 11 (18.64%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.69%) ABAP
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Degree
Vendors
1 48 (81.36%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) HP
3 8 (13.56%) Perforce
4 7 (11.86%) JBoss
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.69%) ATG
6 1 (1.69%) Sybase
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Endeca
6 1 (1.69%) Alterian
6 1 (1.69%) hybris
6 1 (1.69%) Demandware
6 1 (1.69%) Twitter
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