The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 45 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.50% 0.75% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 0.77% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 4
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
485 519 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.36% 97.56% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 398 461 362
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 20 (71.43%) C++
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 15 (53.57%) Degree
4 14 (50.00%) Node.js
5 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
5 11 (39.29%) Subversion
5 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (35.71%) OpenGL
6 10 (35.71%) LabVIEW
6 10 (35.71%) OOD
6 10 (35.71%) C#
6 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
6 10 (35.71%) Physics
6 10 (35.71%) Multithreading
6 10 (35.71%) Image Processing
6 10 (35.71%) OpenCV
7 8 (28.57%) Java
7 8 (28.57%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.00%) C
8 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) VB
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) Scrum
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
11 4 (14.29%) XML
11 4 (14.29%) TDD
11 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Informix
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Subversion
2 10 (35.71%) LabVIEW
2 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.29%) gulp
3 4 (14.29%) JBehave
3 4 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) CocoaPods
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Node.js
2 10 (35.71%) OpenCV
2 10 (35.71%) OpenGL
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.29%) CodeMirror
4 4 (14.29%) D3.js
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) lodash
4 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) WinForms
6 2 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
2 10 (35.71%) Physics
3 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) BBC
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Image Processing
3 10 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 10 (35.71%) OOD
4 8 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories
9 1 (3.57%) API Testing
9 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) C
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) VB
6 4 (14.29%) ES6
7 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
1 2 (7.14%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Progress
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) Apple
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Perforce
2 1 (3.57%) Virgin Media
2 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
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