Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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

Developer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 363 266 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 36.41% 24.27% 15.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.31% 25.53% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 348 313 165
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £58,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 973 1,042 1,027
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.59% 95.07% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 884 872 893
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,575 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £66,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Watford

Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Developer in Watford

Developer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Watford over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Watford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 191 (52.62%) .NET
2 183 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (47.66%) C#
4 147 (40.50%) JavaScript
5 140 (38.57%) SQL
6 117 (32.23%) HTML
7 114 (31.40%) MVC
8 105 (28.93%) Web Services
9 100 (27.55%) Java
10 97 (26.72%) SQL Server
11 96 (26.45%) ASP.NET
12 90 (24.79%) Microsoft
13 88 (24.24%) OO
14 81 (22.31%) CSS
15 71 (19.56%) SOAP
16 67 (18.46%) Scrum
16 67 (18.46%) XML
16 67 (18.46%) OOP
16 67 (18.46%) REST
17 54 (14.88%) CRM
18 50 (13.77%) Spring
19 49 (13.50%) Web Development
19 49 (13.50%) Finance
19 49 (13.50%) TDD
20 48 (13.22%) Git (software)
21 47 (12.95%) jQuery
21 47 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
21 47 (12.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 46 (12.67%) Software Engineering
22 46 (12.67%) Amazon AWS

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 16 (4.41%) CMS
1 16 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 13 (3.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (3.31%) Apache
4 11 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.48%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.38%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.10%) WordPress
9 3 (0.83%) Confluence
9 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.55%) JBoss
11 1 (0.28%) DNN
11 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 33 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.93%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.41%) SaaS
3 9 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.38%) Google Play
4 5 (1.38%) Office 365
4 5 (1.38%) TestFlight
5 3 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.83%) GitHub
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.55%) Heroku
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.28%) Route 53
7 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.96%) Firewall
2 15 (4.13%) DNS
3 9 (2.48%) iBeacon
3 9 (2.48%) Internet
3 9 (2.48%) SSL
4 5 (1.38%) HTTP
5 3 (0.83%) Intranet
6 2 (0.55%) Skype
6 2 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (11.57%) MongoDB
4 37 (10.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 29 (7.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (7.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (6.34%) NoSQL
9 21 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (5.23%) Power BI
11 18 (4.96%) MS Access
11 18 (4.96%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (4.68%) SQLite
13 15 (4.13%) SAP Data Services
14 14 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (3.58%) Oracle Database
15 13 (3.58%) Redis
16 11 (3.03%) Relational Database
17 10 (2.75%) SAP BW
18 9 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 48 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.54%) Subversion
3 29 (7.99%) Maven
4 23 (6.34%) Visual Studio
5 20 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (4.68%) JIRA
6 17 (4.68%) Xcode
7 15 (4.13%) Jenkins
8 14 (3.86%) gulp
8 14 (3.86%) Karma Test Runner
8 14 (3.86%) WebDriver
9 13 (3.58%) JBehave
10 11 (3.03%) CocoaPods
11 10 (2.75%) JUnit
12 6 (1.65%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.65%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.65%) jMock
12 6 (1.65%) Mockito
13 5 (1.38%) Ant
13 5 (1.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 49 (13.50%) Finance
2 17 (4.68%) Retail
3 11 (3.03%) Games
4 8 (2.20%) Advertising
5 7 (1.93%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.93%) Legal
6 6 (1.65%) Marketing
7 5 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.10%) Automotive
9 3 (0.83%) Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (52.62%) .NET
2 117 (32.23%) HTML
3 105 (28.93%) Web Services
4 96 (26.45%) ASP.NET
5 81 (22.31%) CSS
6 71 (19.56%) SOAP
7 67 (18.46%) REST
7 67 (18.46%) XML
8 50 (13.77%) Spring
9 47 (12.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (12.95%) jQuery
10 45 (12.40%) .NET Framework
10 45 (12.40%) HTML5
11 43 (11.85%) Node.js
12 39 (10.74%) AngularJS
13 33 (9.09%) J2EE
13 33 (9.09%) React
13 33 (9.09%) RESTful
14 29 (7.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (7.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.37%) User Experience
2 33 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (3.58%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.58%) iPhone
5 11 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.03%) Fintech
6 9 (2.48%) NHS
6 9 (2.48%) Tandem
7 7 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.38%) iPad
8 5 (1.38%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.10%) Spread Betting
10 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.55%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.55%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.71%) Apple iOS
2 23 (6.34%) Linux
3 17 (4.68%) Android
3 17 (4.68%) Windows
4 10 (2.75%) Unix
5 8 (2.20%) HPUX
5 8 (2.20%) Solaris
6 7 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (31.40%) MVC
3 88 (24.24%) OO
4 67 (18.46%) OOP
4 67 (18.46%) Scrum
5 54 (14.88%) CRM
6 49 (13.50%) TDD
6 49 (13.50%) Web Development
7 46 (12.67%) Software Engineering
8 35 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (8.54%) Dependency Injection
10 29 (7.99%) ETL
11 27 (7.44%) Unit Testing
12 25 (6.89%) Analytics
13 24 (6.61%) SDLC
14 22 (6.06%) Database Tuning
14 22 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (5.79%) iOS Development
15 21 (5.79%) Test Automation
16 20 (5.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 173 (47.66%) C#
2 147 (40.50%) JavaScript
3 140 (38.57%) SQL
4 100 (27.55%) Java
5 32 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 25 (6.89%) PowerShell
7 24 (6.61%) PL/SQL
8 20 (5.51%) VBA
9 19 (5.23%) Ruby
10 18 (4.96%) Objective-C
11 16 (4.41%) C++
11 16 (4.41%) ES6
12 13 (3.58%) Apex Code
13 11 (3.03%) PHP
13 11 (3.03%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.75%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.65%) C
16 5 (1.38%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.38%) Perl
17 4 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (5.51%) Degree
2 7 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.10%) PhD
3 4 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.26%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.31%) Ansible
2 5 (1.38%) HockeyApp
3 3 (0.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (0.83%) MOM
Vendors
1 90 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.82%) IBM
3 21 (5.79%) Oracle
4 18 (4.96%) Cognos
5 13 (3.58%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.31%) SAP
7 6 (1.65%) Apple
8 5 (1.38%) ATG
8 5 (1.38%) Blue Martini
8 5 (1.38%) Demandware
8 5 (1.38%) Elastic Path
8 5 (1.38%) Google
8 5 (1.38%) hybris
9 3 (0.83%) Dell
9 3 (0.83%) Zend
10 2 (0.55%) Citrix
11 1 (0.28%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.28%) Sage
11 1 (0.28%) Sybase
11 1 (0.28%) Telerik