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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 45 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 28 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.54% 1.62% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 1.64% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 12
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
587 365 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 95.14% 98.38% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 442 285 326
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 21 (53.85%) Subversion
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 17 (43.59%) CSS
3 17 (43.59%) Finance
4 16 (41.03%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) SOAP
4 16 (41.03%) XML
4 16 (41.03%) IPv4
4 16 (41.03%) Hibernate
4 16 (41.03%) Spring
4 16 (41.03%) Maven
4 16 (41.03%) RESTful
5 13 (33.33%) HTML
5 13 (33.33%) SQL
5 13 (33.33%) jQuery
6 10 (25.64%) C#
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
8 8 (20.51%) C++
8 8 (20.51%) UNIX
8 8 (20.51%) OO
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) MVC
9 7 (17.95%) .NET
9 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
10 6 (15.38%) C
10 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.38%) EJB

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) IPv4
2 1 (2.56%) DAB
2 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) Subversion
2 16 (41.03%) Maven
3 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) Grunt
5 1 (2.56%) Xcode
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) CSS
2 16 (41.03%) Spring
2 16 (41.03%) RESTful
2 16 (41.03%) SOAP
2 16 (41.03%) XML
2 16 (41.03%) Hibernate
3 13 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (17.95%) .NET
4 7 (17.95%) Web Services
5 6 (15.38%) Java EE
5 6 (15.38%) Spring MVC
5 6 (15.38%) JSF
5 6 (15.38%) JAXB
5 6 (15.38%) SAX
5 6 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (15.38%) XSD
5 6 (15.38%) DOM
5 6 (15.38%) XSLT
5 6 (15.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) UNIX
3 6 (15.38%) AIX
3 6 (15.38%) HPUX
3 6 (15.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) OO
1 8 (20.51%) MVC
2 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
2 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.26%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (10.26%) Web Development
3 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (7.69%) Workflow
4 3 (7.69%) Validation
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) Process Management
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) OOP
6 1 (2.56%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) Java
3 13 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) C#
5 8 (20.51%) C++
6 6 (15.38%) XPath
6 6 (15.38%) C
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Sun Certification
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (15.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) cPanel
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Zend