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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 29 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 41 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.04% 2.44% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 2.50% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 9 5
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £44,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,500
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
492 440 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.47% 97.56% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 362 336 339
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 3 March 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 25 (43.10%) SQL
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 24 (41.38%) XML
3 23 (39.66%) Java
3 23 (39.66%) Hibernate
3 23 (39.66%) Spring
4 22 (37.93%) Subversion
4 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 21 (36.21%) SOAP
5 21 (36.21%) IPv4
5 21 (36.21%) Maven
5 21 (36.21%) RESTful
6 20 (34.48%) MVC
6 20 (34.48%) .NET
7 19 (32.76%) Linux
8 17 (29.31%) HTML
8 17 (29.31%) CSS
9 16 (27.59%) PHP
9 16 (27.59%) OO
10 15 (25.86%) UNIX
11 13 (22.41%) C++
11 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
11 13 (22.41%) jQuery
11 13 (22.41%) Yii
12 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
12 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
12 12 (20.69%) Java EE
12 12 (20.69%) WebSphere
12 12 (20.69%) Web Services
13 11 (18.97%) SQL Server

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 10 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) IPv4
2 7 (12.07%) DAB
2 7 (12.07%) SSH
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
3 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (15.52%) MySQL
5 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
5 8 (13.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (8.62%) Redis
6 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Subversion
2 21 (36.21%) Maven
3 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.24%) SoapUI
5 7 (12.07%) Grunt
6 2 (3.45%) JUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.72%) Xcode
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Marketing
3 10 (17.24%) Financial Institution
3 10 (17.24%) Banking
4 5 (8.62%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) XML
2 23 (39.66%) Hibernate
2 23 (39.66%) Spring
3 21 (36.21%) RESTful
3 21 (36.21%) SOAP
4 20 (34.48%) .NET
5 17 (29.31%) CSS
5 17 (29.31%) HTML
6 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
6 13 (22.41%) Yii
6 13 (22.41%) jQuery
7 12 (20.69%) Web Services
7 12 (20.69%) Java EE
8 10 (17.24%) Spring MVC
8 10 (17.24%) JSF
8 10 (17.24%) JAXB
8 10 (17.24%) SAX
8 10 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (17.24%) XSLT
8 10 (17.24%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Client/Server
1 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.07%) Open Source
3 4 (6.90%) User Experience
4 3 (5.17%) Blog
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) UNIX
3 10 (17.24%) AIX
3 10 (17.24%) HPUX
3 10 (17.24%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) Windows
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) MVC
2 16 (27.59%) OO
3 10 (17.24%) Multithreading
3 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
4 7 (12.07%) TDD
5 6 (10.34%) Marketing Strategy
6 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Workflow
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.62%) CRM
7 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.90%) Process Management
7 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.45%) OOD
9 2 (3.45%) SOA
9 2 (3.45%) BPR
9 2 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) Java
3 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 16 (27.59%) PHP
5 13 (22.41%) C++
6 10 (17.24%) XPath
6 10 (17.24%) C
7 7 (12.07%) C#
8 3 (5.17%) PHP5
9 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) XAML
10 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.72%) Perl
10 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 10 (17.24%) Sun Certification
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) VCP4
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (17.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) cPanel
2 5 (8.62%) Puppet
2 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) Zend
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle