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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 50 56 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.26% 3.67% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 3.69% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 4
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
466 542 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.90% 99.45% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 402 400 463
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 June 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) C++
4 9 (52.94%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) RESTful
5 8 (47.06%) Scala
5 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
5 8 (47.06%) JPA
5 8 (47.06%) Subversion
5 8 (47.06%) Spring
5 8 (47.06%) Maven
5 8 (47.06%) Hibernate
5 8 (47.06%) OOP
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) C
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) VB
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Algorithms

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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
1 8 (47.06%) Maven
1 8 (47.06%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) JBehave
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) RESTful
2 8 (47.06%) Hibernate
2 8 (47.06%) JPA
2 8 (47.06%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Testing
6 2 (11.76%) API Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) QA Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) Scala
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Sage
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + gd benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago