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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 66 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.72% 7.74% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 8.14% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 5
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
564 307 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.74% 95.05% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 409 233 230
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 29 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Watford

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 46 (83.64%) UNIX
2 44 (80.00%) Linux
3 42 (76.36%) Finance
4 40 (72.73%) Oracle
5 30 (54.55%) Degree
6 28 (50.91%) Informix
7 26 (47.27%) C
8 24 (43.64%) HTML
8 24 (43.64%) XML
8 24 (43.64%) RDBMS
8 24 (43.64%) Banking
8 24 (43.64%) Computer Science
8 24 (43.64%) Relational Database
9 23 (41.82%) Shell Script
10 21 (38.18%) SQL
11 19 (34.55%) Java
11 19 (34.55%) Perl
12 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
12 16 (29.09%) Spring
12 16 (29.09%) Python
12 16 (29.09%) AIX
12 16 (29.09%) HPUX
13 15 (27.27%) C++
14 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
14 14 (25.45%) Eclipse
15 13 (23.64%) Web Services
15 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
16 12 (21.82%) TDD
17 11 (20.00%) JSP
18 9 (16.36%) Struts

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (12.73%) Tuxedo
2 6 (10.91%) CMS
2 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.45%) Liferay
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.91%) Informix
2 24 (43.64%) RDBMS
2 24 (43.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Eclipse
2 8 (14.55%) Maven
3 6 (10.91%) JUnit
General
1 42 (76.36%) Finance
2 24 (43.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) HTML
1 24 (43.64%) XML
2 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
2 16 (29.09%) Spring
3 13 (23.64%) Web Services
4 11 (20.00%) JSP
5 9 (16.36%) Struts
6 6 (10.91%) J2EE
6 6 (10.91%) CSS
7 3 (5.45%) Spring Security
7 3 (5.45%) Spring Web Flow
7 3 (5.45%) jQuery
8 1 (1.82%) Apache Wicket
8 1 (1.82%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (43.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (83.64%) UNIX
2 44 (80.00%) Linux
3 16 (29.09%) AIX
3 16 (29.09%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.82%) TDD
3 8 (14.55%) OO
4 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.45%) Web Design
6 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.82%) BDD
6 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.82%) Workflow
6 1 (1.82%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) C
2 23 (41.82%) Shell Script
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
4 19 (34.55%) Java
4 19 (34.55%) Perl
5 16 (29.09%) Python
6 15 (27.27%) C++
7 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.91%) C#
8 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
8 6 (10.91%) VB
8 6 (10.91%) VBA
9 1 (1.82%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (54.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Perforce
3 7 (12.73%) JBoss
3 7 (12.73%) HP
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Endeca
5 1 (1.82%) hybris
5 1 (1.82%) Demandware
5 1 (1.82%) Twitter
5 1 (1.82%) ATG