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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 59 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.03% 1.85% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.98% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 8
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
535 353 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.53% 93.14% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 387 278 229
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 18 September 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (92.31%) CSS
2 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
4 13 (50.00%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) Ajax
6 10 (38.46%) HTML5
6 10 (38.46%) CSS3
7 9 (34.62%) CMS
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) User Experience
8 8 (30.77%) .NET
8 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
8 8 (30.77%) XHTML
8 8 (30.77%) jQuery
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
9 7 (26.92%) Node.js
9 7 (26.92%) Semantic Web
9 7 (26.92%) Information Architecture
9 7 (26.92%) SEO
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) OO
11 5 (19.23%) Retail
12 4 (15.38%) Subversion
12 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (15.38%) Web Accessibility
12 4 (15.38%) MVC
12 4 (15.38%) SharePoint

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (34.62%) CMS
2 7 (26.92%) Node.js
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) CSS
2 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) Ajax
4 10 (38.46%) HTML5
4 10 (38.46%) CSS3
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 8 (30.77%) XHTML
5 8 (30.77%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 3 (11.54%) WCF
6 3 (11.54%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.85%) J2EE
8 1 (3.85%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) DOM
8 1 (3.85%) XSLT
8 1 (3.85%) JAXB
8 1 (3.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) User Experience
2 7 (26.92%) Semantic Web
3 3 (11.54%) W3C
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Information Architecture
2 7 (26.92%) SEO
3 5 (19.23%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (15.38%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft