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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 37 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 26 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.22% 2.95% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 3.08% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 8
Average salary £48,750 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £45,000 £67,500
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
492 584 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.80% 95.58% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 360 457 220
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 35 (51.47%) .NET
3 32 (47.06%) SQL
4 31 (45.59%) HTML
5 29 (42.65%) CSS
6 27 (39.71%) ASP.NET
7 26 (38.24%) MVC
8 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 23 (33.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (29.41%) Relational Database
10 20 (29.41%) Linux
11 19 (27.94%) C#
11 19 (27.94%) PHP
11 19 (27.94%) Finance
12 17 (25.00%) OO
13 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
14 15 (22.06%) jQuery
15 14 (20.59%) XML
16 13 (19.12%) UNIX
16 13 (19.12%) Java
16 13 (19.12%) Spring
16 13 (19.12%) Hibernate
17 12 (17.65%) Java EE
17 12 (17.65%) Subversion
17 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
17 12 (17.65%) Yii
18 11 (16.18%) Marketing
18 11 (16.18%) SOAP
18 11 (16.18%) Web Services

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.88%) Apache
5 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) IPv4
2 6 (8.82%) DAB
2 6 (8.82%) SSH
3 3 (4.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 23 (33.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (29.41%) Relational Database
4 10 (14.71%) MySQL
5 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
5 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.35%) Redis
6 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Subversion
1 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.71%) Maven
3 7 (10.29%) SoapUI
4 6 (8.82%) Grunt
5 3 (4.41%) JUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Marketing
3 7 (10.29%) Financial Institution
3 7 (10.29%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) .NET
2 31 (45.59%) HTML
3 29 (42.65%) CSS
4 27 (39.71%) ASP.NET
5 15 (22.06%) jQuery
6 14 (20.59%) XML
7 13 (19.12%) Hibernate
7 13 (19.12%) Spring
8 12 (17.65%) Java EE
8 12 (17.65%) Yii
9 11 (16.18%) Web Services
9 11 (16.18%) SOAP
10 10 (14.71%) RESTful
11 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (11.76%) JSP
12 8 (11.76%) LAMP
12 8 (11.76%) Ajax
13 7 (10.29%) Spring MVC
13 7 (10.29%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) User Experience
2 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Blog
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) UNIX
3 7 (10.29%) AIX
3 7 (10.29%) HPUX
3 7 (10.29%) Solaris
4 4 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) MVC
2 17 (25.00%) OO
3 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.71%) CRM
4 10 (14.71%) Scrum
5 9 (13.24%) Process Management
6 8 (11.76%) TDD
6 8 (11.76%) Workflow
6 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
7 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.82%) Open Source
8 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.35%) Marketing Strategy
9 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.35%) UML
10 4 (5.88%) SDLC
11 3 (4.41%) Release Management
11 3 (4.41%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 32 (47.06%) SQL
3 19 (27.94%) C#
3 19 (27.94%) PHP
4 13 (19.12%) Java
5 10 (14.71%) C++
6 7 (10.29%) C
6 7 (10.29%) XPath
7 4 (5.88%) PHP5
8 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) XAML
9 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
1 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (10.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) cPanel
2 5 (7.35%) Puppet
2 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) VMware
3 6 (8.82%) Zend
4 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe