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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 29 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 42 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.41% 1.82% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 1.87% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
546 321 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.30% 97.27% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 434 268 234
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,025 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 April 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Watford

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 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 53 (89.83%) UNIX
2 52 (88.14%) Linux
3 50 (84.75%) Finance
4 48 (81.36%) Oracle
5 42 (71.19%) Degree
6 39 (66.10%) Informix
7 38 (64.41%) RDBMS
7 38 (64.41%) Relational Database
8 36 (61.02%) Computer Science
9 33 (55.93%) HTML
10 31 (52.54%) Banking
11 30 (50.85%) C
12 28 (47.46%) Perl
12 28 (47.46%) XML
12 28 (47.46%) Shell Script
13 25 (42.37%) AIX
13 25 (42.37%) HPUX
14 22 (37.29%) Java
15 21 (35.59%) Python
16 19 (32.20%) Spring
16 19 (32.20%) Hibernate
17 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
18 17 (28.81%) Eclipse
18 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
18 17 (28.81%) SQL
19 16 (27.12%) Web Services
20 15 (25.42%) 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 24 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%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) GoldMine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (66.10%) Informix
2 38 (64.41%) RDBMS
2 38 (64.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
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 50 (84.75%) Finance
2 31 (52.54%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.93%) HTML
2 28 (47.46%) XML
3 19 (32.20%) Spring
3 19 (32.20%) Hibernate
4 16 (27.12%) Web Services
5 14 (23.73%) JSP
6 12 (20.34%) Struts
7 6 (10.17%) CSS
7 6 (10.17%) J2EE
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%) SAP ALE
9 1 (1.69%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 36 (61.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (89.83%) UNIX
2 52 (88.14%) Linux
3 25 (42.37%) AIX
3 25 (42.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
2 15 (25.42%) TDD
3 11 (18.64%) OO
4 3 (5.08%) Web Design
5 1 (1.69%) Pair Programming
5 1 (1.69%) Workflow
5 1 (1.69%) CRM
5 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.69%) BDD
5 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) C
2 28 (47.46%) Perl
2 28 (47.46%) Shell Script
3 22 (37.29%) Java
4 21 (35.59%) Python
5 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.81%) SQL
6 11 (18.64%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.69%) ABAP
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 42 (71.19%) 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%) Alterian
6 1 (1.69%) ATG
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) hybris
6 1 (1.69%) Demandware
6 1 (1.69%) Twitter
6 1 (1.69%) Endeca
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