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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 67 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.74% 2.09% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.12% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
559 518 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.05% 98.29% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 453 375 260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 11 (39.29%) NoSQL
4 11 (39.29%) Java
5 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (32.14%) Degree
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
7 8 (28.57%) Jaspersoft
7 8 (28.57%) MVC
7 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
7 8 (28.57%) Sybase
7 8 (28.57%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) Sybase ASE
7 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.00%) Migration
8 7 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (21.43%) User Experience
9 6 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (21.43%) C++
9 6 (21.43%) Web Services
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 6 (21.43%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) iBeacon
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (39.29%) NoSQL
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
5 8 (28.57%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (10.71%) SQLite
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.57%) Informix
8 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) CocoaPods
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Xcode
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.71%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) Struts2
5 3 (10.71%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) iOS SDK
5 3 (10.71%) REST
5 3 (10.71%) XHTML
5 3 (10.71%) Middleware
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
5 3 (10.71%) Struts
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE
6 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (21.43%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) iPhone
3 3 (10.71%) iPad
4 2 (7.14%) FMCG
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Android
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Phone
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) HPUX
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (21.43%) Mobile Commerce
4 6 (21.43%) OOP
4 6 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) Time Management
4 6 (21.43%) Memory Management
5 4 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (10.71%) iOS Development
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (10.71%) QMS
6 3 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.71%) Web Design
6 3 (10.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) C
5 4 (14.29%) VB
6 3 (10.71%) Objective-C
6 3 (10.71%) Apple Swift
6 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.14%) VBA
7 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Sybase
1 8 (28.57%) Jaspersoft
2 6 (21.43%) Adobe
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Xamarin
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Sage
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
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