The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 58 68 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.74% 0.59% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.61% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 21
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software 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
528 490 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.06% 96.84% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 473 357 317
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (16.67%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Fintech
5 1 (8.33%) API Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SDET
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Informix
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) Behat
3 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) JPA
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (8.33%) HPUX
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
4 1 (8.33%) API Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Delphi
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Xamarin