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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 58 73 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.54% 0.66% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 0.69% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 9
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
531 579 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.88% 96.02% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 389 439 215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 3 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) C#
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 14 (53.85%) MongoDB
5 11 (42.31%) NoSQL
5 11 (42.31%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) Sybase ASE
7 8 (30.77%) Jaspersoft
7 8 (30.77%) Finance
7 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
7 8 (30.77%) Sybase
8 7 (26.92%) HTML
8 7 (26.92%) CSS
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) MVC
8 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) Retail
9 6 (23.08%) Subversion
9 6 (23.08%) Mobile Commerce
9 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Time Management
9 6 (23.08%) Mobile App

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) iBeacon
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 14 (53.85%) MongoDB
2 11 (42.31%) NoSQL
3 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (30.77%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (11.54%) SQLite
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) CocoaPods
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Xcode
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) iOS SDK
5 3 (11.54%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) SOAP
5 3 (11.54%) Struts
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) Struts2
5 3 (11.54%) XHTML
5 3 (11.54%) Middleware
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE
5 3 (11.54%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) iPhone
2 3 (11.54%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
4 1 (3.85%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Android
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Mobile Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) OOP
4 6 (23.08%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Time Management
4 6 (23.08%) Memory Management
5 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) QMS
6 3 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (11.54%) Web Design
6 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 14 (53.85%) C#
4 11 (42.31%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) VB
7 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
7 3 (11.54%) Apple Swift
7 3 (11.54%) C
7 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.85%) VBA
9 1 (3.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Sybase
1 8 (30.77%) Jaspersoft
2 6 (23.08%) Adobe
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Apple
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.85%) Sage
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
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