The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 70 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.03% 1.86% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.95% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 10
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
564 307 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.74% 95.05% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 409 233 230
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
Hertfordshire

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Watford region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Watford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 11 (61.11%) C++
4 9 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) UNIX
4 9 (50.00%) AIX
4 9 (50.00%) HPUX
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) Banking
4 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 6 (33.33%) WPF
6 5 (27.78%) Web Development
6 5 (27.78%) Subversion
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (22.22%) C

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 6 (33.33%) WPF
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) Android SDK
6 2 (11.11%) LINQ
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) AIX
1 9 (50.00%) HPUX
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
2 5 (27.78%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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