Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 313 281 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 33.33% 26.19% 13.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.28% 27.50% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 295 290 138
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,550 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £64,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 913 1,022 1,061
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.23% 95.25% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 817 851 920
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 152 (48.56%) SQL
2 145 (46.33%) .NET
3 141 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (43.77%) JavaScript
5 127 (40.58%) C#
6 122 (38.98%) HTML
7 98 (31.31%) Java
8 96 (30.67%) MVC
9 78 (24.92%) Web Services
10 77 (24.60%) OO
11 74 (23.64%) XML
11 74 (23.64%) ASP.NET
12 73 (23.32%) SQL Server
13 64 (20.45%) CSS
14 63 (20.13%) Git (software)
14 63 (20.13%) HTML5
15 61 (19.49%) Spring
16 59 (18.85%) Microsoft
17 54 (17.25%) OOP
17 54 (17.25%) Scrum
18 50 (15.97%) SOAP
19 47 (15.02%) jQuery
20 45 (14.38%) J2EE
21 44 (14.06%) .NET Framework
22 40 (12.78%) Node.js
23 39 (12.46%) NoSQL
24 38 (12.14%) AngularJS
25 37 (11.82%) JSP
25 37 (11.82%) Software Engineering
25 37 (11.82%) REST

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 29 (9.27%) Tomcat
2 21 (6.71%) WebSphere
3 18 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (4.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (4.15%) Apache
6 12 (3.83%) Oracle Service Bus
7 10 (3.19%) CMS
7 10 (3.19%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (2.24%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.92%) Mule
10 6 (1.92%) Mule ESB
11 5 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.28%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.96%) Drupal
13 3 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.64%) Confluence
14 2 (0.64%) CoreMedia CMS
15 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.96%) GIMP
2 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (7.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.19%) Magento
3 4 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.64%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.11%) SaaS
4 7 (2.24%) Boomi
4 7 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.60%) TestFlight
6 3 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.64%) Trello
8 1 (0.32%) GitHub
8 1 (0.32%) Heroku
8 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.83%) Internet
2 11 (3.51%) SSL
3 5 (1.60%) iBeacon
4 4 (1.28%) HTTP
4 4 (1.28%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.96%) DNS
5 3 (0.96%) Firewall
6 2 (0.64%) Skype
6 2 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (23.32%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.46%) NoSQL
3 28 (8.95%) MongoDB
3 28 (8.95%) Relational Database
3 28 (8.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.79%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (4.15%) RDBMS
6 13 (4.15%) SQLite
7 11 (3.51%) Big Data
7 11 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.56%) DB2
9 8 (2.56%) Power BI
10 7 (2.24%) Jackrabbit
10 7 (2.24%) MySQL
11 6 (1.92%) MS Access
11 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (20.13%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.86%) Jenkins
3 31 (9.90%) Subversion
4 28 (8.95%) JIRA
5 25 (7.99%) Maven
6 15 (4.79%) Eclipse
6 15 (4.79%) gulp
6 15 (4.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (4.47%) JBehave
7 14 (4.47%) Visual Studio
7 14 (4.47%) WebDriver
8 13 (4.15%) Xcode
9 10 (3.19%) JUnit
9 10 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.56%) Ant
10 8 (2.56%) LabVIEW
10 8 (2.56%) Log4j
10 8 (2.56%) Mockito
10 8 (2.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 7 (2.24%) CocoaPods
General
1 23 (7.35%) Finance
2 19 (6.07%) Retail
3 9 (2.88%) Advertising
4 7 (2.24%) Marketing
4 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.60%) Games
5 5 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.28%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Automotive
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (46.33%) .NET
2 122 (38.98%) HTML
3 78 (24.92%) Web Services
4 74 (23.64%) ASP.NET
4 74 (23.64%) XML
5 64 (20.45%) CSS
6 63 (20.13%) HTML5
7 61 (19.49%) Spring
8 50 (15.97%) SOAP
9 47 (15.02%) jQuery
10 45 (14.38%) J2EE
11 44 (14.06%) .NET Framework
12 40 (12.78%) Node.js
13 38 (12.14%) AngularJS
14 37 (11.82%) JSP
14 37 (11.82%) REST
15 28 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (8.95%) React
16 26 (8.31%) CSS3
16 26 (8.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (6.07%) User Experience
5 15 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.24%) Acoustics
6 7 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.60%) iPad
7 5 (1.60%) iPhone
7 5 (1.60%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.28%) NHS
9 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.96%) Fintech
9 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.86%) Linux
1 34 (10.86%) Windows
2 23 (7.35%) Apple iOS
3 21 (6.71%) Unix
4 11 (3.51%) Android
5 10 (3.19%) HPUX
5 10 (3.19%) Solaris
6 6 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (30.67%) MVC
3 77 (24.60%) OO
4 54 (17.25%) OOP
4 54 (17.25%) Scrum
5 37 (11.82%) Software Engineering
6 34 (10.86%) CRM
7 33 (10.54%) TDD
7 33 (10.54%) Web Development
8 32 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (7.99%) Test Automation
10 24 (7.67%) Analytics
10 24 (7.67%) E-Commerce
11 22 (7.03%) Project Management
12 21 (6.71%) SDLC
12 21 (6.71%) SOA
13 20 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (6.39%) Customer Requirements
13 20 (6.39%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 152 (48.56%) SQL
2 137 (43.77%) JavaScript
3 127 (40.58%) C#
4 98 (31.31%) Java
5 24 (7.67%) PL/SQL
5 24 (7.67%) T-SQL
6 20 (6.39%) ES6
7 19 (6.07%) VB.NET
8 18 (5.75%) C++
9 14 (4.47%) Apex Code
9 14 (4.47%) Objective-C
10 12 (3.83%) Ruby
11 10 (3.19%) Apple Swift
11 10 (3.19%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.56%) VBA
13 7 (2.24%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.24%) Perl
13 7 (2.24%) PHP
14 6 (1.92%) Groovy
15 5 (1.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (8.63%) Degree
2 10 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.60%) PhD
3 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.22%) QA
2 7 (2.24%) GCP
3 5 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.88%) Ansible
2 7 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.24%) Puppet
2 7 (2.24%) Terraform
3 5 (1.60%) HockeyApp
4 3 (0.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.96%) MOM
5 2 (0.64%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 59 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.18%) IBM
2 35 (11.18%) Oracle
3 14 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (3.51%) hybris
5 9 (2.88%) Blue Martini
5 9 (2.88%) Demandware
5 9 (2.88%) Elastic Path
6 8 (2.56%) Cognos
6 8 (2.56%) Google
6 8 (2.56%) Talend
6 8 (2.56%) WSO2
7 7 (2.24%) ATG
7 7 (2.24%) Dell
7 7 (2.24%) MuleSoft
7 7 (2.24%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.24%) webMethods
8 6 (1.92%) Apple
8 6 (1.92%) SAP
9 4 (1.28%) SnapLogic