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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 60 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.01% 0.79% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
539 352 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.54% 92.88% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 391 276 230
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (81.25%) C++
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) Degree
3 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
3 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
3 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (68.75%) Banking
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
3 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 11 (68.75%) AIX
3 11 (68.75%) HPUX
3 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) RDBMS
4 7 (43.75%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) C
6 4 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) OO
8 2 (12.50%) OOD
8 2 (12.50%) PHP
8 2 (12.50%) Java

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
1 11 (68.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Blend
1 2 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (68.75%) Banking
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) iOS SDK
3 2 (12.50%) Android SDK
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) WPF
3 2 (12.50%) LINQ
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
1 11 (68.75%) AIX
1 11 (68.75%) HPUX
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) OO
2 2 (12.50%) OOD
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
2 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Process Management
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) C
4 4 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
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