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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 48 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.03% 6.13% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 6.16% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 20
Average salary £65,000 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
524 536 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.86% 99.63% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 440 410 447
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) SLA
4 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) UML
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Subversion
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Gradle
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (8.33%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (8.33%) LESS
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 5 (41.67%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
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