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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 48 63 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.46% 1.15% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 1.20% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 10
Average salary £48,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
486 583 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.98% 95.57% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 356 450 222
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) .NET
4 11 (57.89%) Java
4 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) MongoDB
6 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
7 8 (42.11%) Jaspersoft
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (42.11%) C#
7 8 (42.11%) Sybase
7 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
7 8 (42.11%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) CRM
9 4 (21.05%) C++
9 4 (21.05%) VB
10 3 (15.79%) J2EE
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle
10 3 (15.79%) HTML
10 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
10 3 (15.79%) C
10 3 (15.79%) CSS
10 3 (15.79%) Struts
10 3 (15.79%) Spring
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) MongoDB
3 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (42.11%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Xcode
2 1 (5.26%) CocoaPods
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) Struts
2 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) Struts2
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) XHTML
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Streaming Media
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) QMS
4 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) VB
5 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.79%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Jaspersoft
1 8 (42.11%) Sybase
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.26%) Xamarin