The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 3 11 1
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 134 64 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.67% 11.02% 29.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.14% 11.37% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 120 55 116
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 533 563 478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.17% 96.90% 99.17%
Number of salaries quoted 446 488 362
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Watford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 148 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (51.07%) Java
3 112 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 100 (35.71%) C#
5 99 (35.36%) SQL Server
6 87 (31.07%) HTML
7 86 (30.71%) .NET
8 82 (29.29%) SQL
9 80 (28.57%) OO
10 69 (24.64%) TDD
11 66 (23.57%) ASP.NET
12 64 (22.86%) MVC
13 63 (22.50%) CSS
14 62 (22.14%) jQuery
14 62 (22.14%) Node.js
15 58 (20.71%) Software Engineering
16 57 (20.36%) Finance
17 56 (20.00%) Spring
17 56 (20.00%) Scrum
17 56 (20.00%) AngularJS
18 53 (18.93%) Web Services
19 52 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
20 44 (15.71%) RESTful
20 44 (15.71%) Git (software)
21 41 (14.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 40 (14.29%) Web Development
23 38 (13.57%) Hibernate
23 38 (13.57%) Web Application Development
24 37 (13.21%) Degree
25 36 (12.86%) C++

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 24 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 23 (8.21%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (6.07%) CMS
5 14 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.57%) JBoss
6 10 (3.57%) Umbraco
7 9 (3.21%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.14%) Apache
9 5 (1.79%) IIS
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.43%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.07%) WordPress
12 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 29 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.79%) Magento
3 2 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.71%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.93%) SaaS
2 9 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.57%) Internet
2 5 (1.79%) iBeacon
3 4 (1.43%) Firewall
4 3 (1.07%) HTTP
5 2 (0.71%) DNS
5 2 (0.71%) FTP
5 2 (0.71%) SSH
6 1 (0.36%) AMQP
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (35.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (6.79%) MySQL
4 17 (6.07%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.21%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.50%) Power BI
10 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.43%) Jackrabbit
12 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.71%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 44 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.07%) Subversion
3 21 (7.50%) gulp
4 20 (7.14%) JBehave
4 20 (7.14%) Maven
4 20 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 19 (6.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 17 (6.07%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.64%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.64%) LabVIEW
8 9 (3.21%) JUnit
9 5 (1.79%) Android Studio
9 5 (1.79%) Mockito
9 5 (1.79%) Moq
9 5 (1.79%) MSTest
9 5 (1.79%) NUnit
9 5 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.43%) Log4j
10 4 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 57 (20.36%) Finance
2 16 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.36%) Music Industry
4 10 (3.57%) Retail
5 8 (2.86%) Banking
6 7 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.14%) Advertising
8 3 (1.07%) Games
8 3 (1.07%) Marketing
9 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (31.07%) HTML
2 86 (30.71%) .NET
3 66 (23.57%) ASP.NET
4 63 (22.50%) CSS
5 62 (22.14%) jQuery
5 62 (22.14%) Node.js
6 56 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 56 (20.00%) Spring
7 53 (18.93%) Web Services
8 52 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (15.71%) RESTful
10 41 (14.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 38 (13.57%) Hibernate
12 34 (12.14%) J2EE
12 34 (12.14%) XML
13 32 (11.43%) WCF
14 31 (11.07%) HTML5
15 30 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
16 27 (9.64%) Ajax
17 25 (8.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.14%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.64%) Smartphone
3 12 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.57%) User Experience
5 7 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.14%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.43%) iPad
9 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.71%) Fintech
10 2 (0.71%) Life Science
10 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.71%) PMI
11 1 (0.36%) BBC
11 1 (0.36%) FMCG
11 1 (0.36%) iPhone
11 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.07%) Windows
2 24 (8.57%) Linux
3 23 (8.21%) Android
4 20 (7.14%) Unix
5 13 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.93%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.79%) Solaris
8 4 (1.43%) HPUX
8 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.57%) OO
3 69 (24.64%) TDD
4 64 (22.86%) MVC
5 58 (20.71%) Software Engineering
6 56 (20.00%) Scrum
7 40 (14.29%) Web Development
8 38 (13.57%) Web Application Development
9 32 (11.43%) BDD
10 30 (10.71%) OOP
11 27 (9.64%) High Availability
11 27 (9.64%) Physics
12 23 (8.21%) Android Development
12 23 (8.21%) Multithreading
12 23 (8.21%) OOD
13 22 (7.86%) Front End Development
14 21 (7.50%) E-Commerce
15 20 (7.14%) Unit Testing
16 19 (6.79%) UML
17 18 (6.43%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 143 (51.07%) Java
2 112 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 100 (35.71%) C#
4 82 (29.29%) SQL
5 36 (12.86%) C++
6 25 (8.93%) Ruby
7 21 (7.50%) ES6
8 16 (5.71%) VB
9 15 (5.36%) PL/SQL
9 15 (5.36%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.64%) Objective-C
11 12 (4.29%) T-SQL
11 12 (4.29%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.79%) ABAP
12 5 (1.79%) C
13 4 (1.43%) PHP
13 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.07%) Python
14 3 (1.07%) Scala
15 2 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (13.21%) Degree
2 16 (5.71%) PhD
3 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.36%) MCP
4 1 (0.36%) MCTS
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.71%) QA
2 10 (3.57%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.71%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.71%) MOM
3 1 (0.36%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (9.64%) Oracle
2 25 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.57%) IBM
4 7 (2.50%) SAP
5 6 (2.14%) hybris
6 5 (1.79%) Sybase
7 4 (1.43%) ATG
7 4 (1.43%) Blue Martini
7 4 (1.43%) Talend
8 3 (1.07%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.07%) New Relic
9 2 (0.71%) Cognos
9 2 (0.71%) Facebook
9 2 (0.71%) Google
9 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.71%) Tableau
9 2 (0.71%) Teradata
10 1 (0.36%) Adobe
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.36%) Zend
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