The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 48 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.21% 2.07% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 2.10% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 8
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £43,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Senior Developer
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
555 523 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.35% 98.49% 93.17%
Number of salaries quoted 453 379 260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Watford region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Watford

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Senior Developer 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 39 (68.42%) .NET
2 37 (64.91%) C#
3 36 (63.16%) HTML
3 36 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 35 (61.40%) SQL
5 33 (57.89%) CSS
6 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (50.88%) MVC
8 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
9 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
9 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
9 22 (38.60%) jQuery
10 18 (31.58%) Android
10 18 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (31.58%) Xamarin
11 17 (29.82%) Apple iOS
11 17 (29.82%) MongoDB
11 17 (29.82%) NoSQL
11 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
12 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (24.56%) CouchDB
14 13 (22.81%) Web Services
15 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (19.30%) User Experience
16 11 (19.30%) Scrum
17 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
18 8 (14.04%) Xamarin.iOS
18 8 (14.04%) Continuous Delivery
18 8 (14.04%) Java

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Senior Developer 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.77%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.75%) Telnet
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
3 1 (1.75%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (29.82%) MongoDB
3 17 (29.82%) NoSQL
4 14 (24.56%) CouchDB
5 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.51%) MySQL
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) QlikView
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) Xcode
2 3 (5.26%) Subversion
2 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) JUnit
3 2 (3.51%) Toad
4 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) .NET
2 36 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 36 (63.16%) HTML
3 33 (57.89%) CSS
4 22 (38.60%) jQuery
5 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (22.81%) Web Services
7 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (14.04%) Xamarin.iOS
9 7 (12.28%) SOAP
10 6 (10.53%) Middleware
11 5 (8.77%) Ajax
11 5 (8.77%) HTML5
12 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
12 4 (7.02%) REST
13 3 (5.26%) Java EE
13 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
13 3 (5.26%) Spring
13 3 (5.26%) XML
13 3 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) User Experience
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Android
2 17 (29.82%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) MVC
3 11 (19.30%) Scrum
4 8 (14.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (12.28%) Process Management
5 7 (12.28%) OO
5 7 (12.28%) CRM
5 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.77%) Workflow
7 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Web Development
7 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) DevOps
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (5.26%) iOS Development
8 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) C#
2 35 (61.40%) SQL
3 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Java
5 4 (7.02%) PHP
6 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.75%) PHP5
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.26%) Adobe
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) Cognos
5 1 (1.75%) HP
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