Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,097 1,326 1,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 27.38% 31.62% 24.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.11% 32.64% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,034 1,258 1,080
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £69,625 £67,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 3,903 4,062 4,249
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 96.88% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,058 3,474 3,533
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Hertfordshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Developer in Hertfordshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Hertfordshire

Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford 0 272 £47,500 -5.00% 36
St Albans 0 203 £55,000 +4.76% 23
Hemel Hempstead 0 101 £45,000 -7.69% 10
Borehamwood +2 65 £42,500 - 9
Hatfield -11 64 £62,500 +13.64% 7
Welwyn Garden City -12 48 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Bishop's Stortford 0 30 £40,000 +48.15% 15
Rickmansworth +1 23 £55,000 +44.74% 7
Stevenage -8 23 £40,000 - 12
Broxbourne -2 21 £41,500 -7.78% 1
Potters Bar +6 19 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Hertford +3 18 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Harpenden 0 15 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Letchworth -3 11 £34,000 -6.21% 2
Waltham Cross -2 9 £55,000 +57.14% 9
Cheshunt +3 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Radlett -2 6 £60,000 +50.00%
Hoddesdon 0 4 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Kings Langley 0 4 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Baldock -1 4 £32,500 +19.27%
Hitchin -2 3 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Tring -4 3 £31,500 +14.55%
Welwyn - 3 £63,000 -
Berkhamsted -6 2 £55,000 +69.23% 4
Abbots Langley - 2 £58,750 - 15
Royston -2 1 - - 3
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 597 (54.42%) C#
2 552 (50.32%) .NET
3 483 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
4 446 (40.66%) SQL
5 429 (39.11%) JavaScript
6 367 (33.45%) HTML
7 353 (32.18%) SQL Server
8 326 (29.72%) MVC
9 315 (28.71%) CSS
10 301 (27.44%) Java
11 272 (24.79%) TDD
12 266 (24.25%) ASP.NET
13 245 (22.33%) AngularJS
14 208 (18.96%) Web Services
15 176 (16.04%) Computer Science
16 174 (15.86%) jQuery
16 174 (15.86%) Degree
17 168 (15.31%) Git (software)
18 147 (13.40%) Microsoft
19 140 (12.76%) OO
20 136 (12.40%) .NET Framework
21 133 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
22 132 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
23 131 (11.94%) Scrum
24 129 (11.76%) HTML5
24 129 (11.76%) User Experience
25 128 (11.67%) Spring
26 126 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
27 124 (11.30%) BDD
28 122 (11.12%) Computer Science Degree

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 34 (3.10%) Tomcat
2 28 (2.55%) WebSphere
3 27 (2.46%) CMS
4 26 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.46%) Drupal
6 16 (1.46%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.19%) JBoss
7 13 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (0.91%) IIS
9 7 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.55%) Apache
10 6 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.36%) Confluence
12 4 (0.36%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 33 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.18%) GIMP
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) InVision
Business Applications
1 21 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
3 12 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.46%) Magento
5 4 (0.36%) StreamServe
6 2 (0.18%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.091%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.091%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 132 (12.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (10.21%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (1.19%) npm
5 11 (1.00%) Office 365
6 9 (0.82%) Google Play
7 7 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.64%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.27%) Serverless
9 1 (0.091%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.091%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.091%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.091%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.091%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.091%) PaaS
9 1 (0.091%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.28%) HTTP
2 11 (1.00%) Internet
2 11 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.64%) Skype
4 5 (0.46%) DNS
4 5 (0.46%) Firewall
4 5 (0.46%) SSL
5 3 (0.27%) VoIP
6 2 (0.18%) DHCP
6 2 (0.18%) IGMP
6 2 (0.18%) PBX
6 2 (0.18%) RTCP
6 2 (0.18%) RTP
6 2 (0.18%) SMS
6 2 (0.18%) SNMP
6 2 (0.18%) VLAN
6 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 87 (7.93%) MongoDB
3 81 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (6.84%) NoSQL
4 75 (6.84%) SQL Server 2016
5 71 (6.47%) Relational Database
6 54 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (4.19%) MySQL
8 39 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (3.10%) Redis
11 33 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (2.64%) Power BI
13 26 (2.37%) RDBMS
14 24 (2.19%) MS Access
15 21 (1.91%) RavenDB
16 19 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
17 15 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (1.19%) OLAP
19 9 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 168 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 64 (5.83%) Visual Studio
3 59 (5.38%) Subversion
4 56 (5.10%) JIRA
5 47 (4.28%) Jenkins
6 46 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (3.74%) NUnit
8 33 (3.01%) Eclipse
8 33 (3.01%) LabVIEW
9 25 (2.28%) Maven
9 25 (2.28%) StyleCop
10 19 (1.73%) Rational Team Concert
11 16 (1.46%) Redmine
11 16 (1.46%) webpack
12 15 (1.37%) Grunt
12 15 (1.37%) Jasmine
13 14 (1.28%) gulp
13 14 (1.28%) Selenium
14 13 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (1.00%) CocoaPods
General
1 108 (9.85%) Retail
2 83 (7.57%) Finance
3 49 (4.47%) Marketing
4 43 (3.92%) Games
5 32 (2.92%) Advertising
6 27 (2.46%) Back Office
7 22 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.82%) Legal
9 19 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.82%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.46%) Electronics
13 4 (0.36%) Automotive
14 2 (0.18%) Military
14 2 (0.18%) Publishing
15 1 (0.091%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.091%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.091%) French Language
15 1 (0.091%) German Language
15 1 (0.091%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 552 (50.32%) .NET
2 367 (33.45%) HTML
3 315 (28.71%) CSS
4 266 (24.25%) ASP.NET
5 245 (22.33%) AngularJS
6 208 (18.96%) Web Services
7 174 (15.86%) jQuery
8 136 (12.40%) .NET Framework
9 133 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 129 (11.76%) HTML5
11 128 (11.67%) Spring
12 120 (10.94%) RESTful
13 114 (10.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 90 (8.20%) React
15 88 (8.02%) XML
16 74 (6.75%) Node.js
17 72 (6.56%) Hibernate
18 71 (6.47%) REST
19 69 (6.29%) Entity Framework
20 64 (5.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 176 (16.04%) Computer Science
2 129 (11.76%) User Experience
3 98 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
4 80 (7.29%) Mobile App
5 51 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (3.83%) Robotics
7 30 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.19%) Fintech
9 21 (1.91%) Reference Data
10 19 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.09%) Social Media
12 11 (1.00%) Acoustics
12 11 (1.00%) Media Streaming
13 9 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (0.82%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.55%) Photography
14 6 (0.55%) Video\Live Streaming
15 5 (0.46%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.46%) Private Cloud
16 4 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 57 (5.20%) Windows
2 55 (5.01%) Android
3 45 (4.10%) Linux
4 39 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.82%) Unix
7 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.091%) HPUX
9 1 (0.091%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (29.72%) MVC
3 272 (24.79%) TDD
4 140 (12.76%) OO
5 131 (11.94%) Scrum
6 126 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
7 124 (11.30%) BDD
8 112 (10.21%) Web Development
9 102 (9.30%) Software Engineering
10 101 (9.21%) SDLC
11 95 (8.66%) Web Application Development
12 93 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (8.30%) Mathematics
14 79 (7.20%) Front End Development
15 74 (6.75%) DevOps
16 68 (6.20%) Microservices
17 62 (5.65%) Migration
18 61 (5.56%) Unit Testing
19 59 (5.38%) E-Commerce
20 57 (5.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 597 (54.42%) C#
2 446 (40.66%) SQL
3 429 (39.11%) JavaScript
4 301 (27.44%) Java
5 121 (11.03%) T-SQL
6 77 (7.02%) Java 8
7 67 (6.11%) Python
8 59 (5.38%) PHP
9 53 (4.83%) TypeScript
10 51 (4.65%) PL/SQL
11 44 (4.01%) C++
11 44 (4.01%) VB.NET
12 40 (3.65%) Scala
13 37 (3.37%) VBA
14 27 (2.46%) ES6
15 24 (2.19%) Haskell
16 22 (2.01%) Kotlin
17 20 (1.82%) Groovy
17 20 (1.82%) PowerShell
18 18 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 174 (15.86%) Degree
2 122 (11.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.55%) SC Cleared
3 28 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.82%) PhD
5 13 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.18%) HND
7 1 (0.091%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.91%) Data Quality
2 18 (1.64%) QA
3 3 (0.27%) WAI
4 1 (0.091%) GDPR
4 1 (0.091%) JTAG
4 1 (0.091%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (5.29%) Docker
2 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.36%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.18%) Firmware
3 2 (0.18%) KVM
3 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (2.46%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.91%) Graphite
3 13 (1.19%) Consul
4 12 (1.09%) Grafana
5 5 (0.46%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) Ansible
8 1 (0.091%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.091%) Puppet
Vendors
1 147 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 85 (7.75%) Oracle
3 41 (3.74%) Google
4 29 (2.64%) Facebook
5 24 (2.19%) IBM
5 24 (2.19%) Talend
6 21 (1.91%) Xamarin
7 15 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.37%) SAP
8 13 (1.19%) Adobe
8 13 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.91%) Sybase
10 9 (0.82%) Apple
11 6 (0.55%) Pardot
12 4 (0.36%) hybris
12 4 (0.36%) IFS
13 3 (0.27%) New Relic
13 3 (0.27%) Twitter
13 3 (0.27%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.27%) Zend