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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 54 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.11% 4.86% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 4.95% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 9
Median salary £42,750 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
439 566 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.34% 98.26% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 381 460 376
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Watford

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data

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 (12.50%) CICS
1 1 (12.50%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Informix
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JCL
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £32,500 + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago