The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 7 1
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 157 80 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 28.97% 16.53% 30.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.79% 16.88% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 135 77 148
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £40,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £65,250
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 527 474 533
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.23% 97.93% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2229 1833 2156
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 158 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 127 (43.20%) Java
4 104 (35.37%) HTML
5 92 (31.29%) SQL
5 92 (31.29%) CSS
6 88 (29.93%) SQL Server
7 84 (28.57%) TDD
8 83 (28.23%) .NET
9 74 (25.17%) OO
10 71 (24.15%) C#
11 70 (23.81%) AngularJS
12 65 (22.11%) Web Services
13 60 (20.41%) Scrum
13 60 (20.41%) Finance
14 58 (19.73%) jQuery
15 52 (17.69%) ASP.NET
15 52 (17.69%) RESTful
16 49 (16.67%) MVC
17 45 (15.31%) Spring
18 44 (14.97%) XML
18 44 (14.97%) Node.js
18 44 (14.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 42 (14.29%) Web Development
20 39 (13.27%) Test Automation
21 37 (12.59%) Git (software)
21 37 (12.59%) HTML5
21 37 (12.59%) Software Engineering
22 35 (11.90%) BDD
23 34 (11.56%) Web Application Development

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 18 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 16 (5.44%) WebLogic
3 15 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.42%) CMS
5 12 (4.08%) Apache
5 12 (4.08%) JBoss
6 11 (3.74%) Umbraco
6 11 (3.74%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.02%) IIS
10 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.68%) WordPress
11 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.68%) GIMP
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.38%) Magento
3 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.44%) SaaS
3 5 (1.70%) Office 365
4 4 (1.36%) Google Play
4 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.68%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.74%) HTTP
2 9 (3.06%) iBeacon
3 6 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (29.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.48%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.80%) Oracle Database
3 20 (6.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 19 (6.46%) RDBMS
5 18 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.42%) MySQL
7 13 (4.42%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.38%) OLAP
11 7 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (1.70%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.36%) Power BI
14 3 (1.02%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.82%) Cucumber
3 21 (7.14%) Maven
3 21 (7.14%) Subversion
4 20 (6.80%) JBehave
4 20 (6.80%) WebDriver
5 16 (5.44%) gulp
5 16 (5.44%) Karma Test Runner
6 13 (4.42%) Selenium
7 9 (3.06%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.72%) Android Studio
8 8 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.38%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.04%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.04%) JIRA
10 6 (2.04%) JUnit
11 4 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.36%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (1.02%) Bower
General
1 60 (20.41%) Finance
2 19 (6.46%) Retail
3 12 (4.08%) Banking
4 11 (3.74%) Legal
5 10 (3.40%) Games
5 10 (3.40%) Music Industry
6 7 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (35.37%) HTML
2 92 (31.29%) CSS
3 83 (28.23%) .NET
4 70 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 65 (22.11%) Web Services
6 58 (19.73%) jQuery
7 52 (17.69%) ASP.NET
7 52 (17.69%) RESTful
8 45 (15.31%) Spring
9 44 (14.97%) Node.js
9 44 (14.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 44 (14.97%) XML
10 37 (12.59%) HTML5
11 34 (11.56%) Ajax
12 33 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (11.22%) KnockoutJS
13 30 (10.20%) WCF
14 29 (9.86%) J2EE
14 29 (9.86%) REST
15 28 (9.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.82%) User Experience
2 17 (5.78%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.04%) Fintech
6 6 (2.04%) iPad
6 6 (2.04%) iPhone
7 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.36%) PMI
8 3 (1.02%) BBC
8 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.02%) RIA
8 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.68%) Derivative
9 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) FMCG
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.50%) Android
2 18 (6.12%) Linux
3 17 (5.78%) Windows
4 15 (5.10%) Unix
5 14 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.08%) Mac OS X
7 10 (3.40%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (28.57%) TDD
3 74 (25.17%) OO
4 60 (20.41%) Scrum
5 49 (16.67%) MVC
6 42 (14.29%) Web Development
7 39 (13.27%) Test Automation
8 37 (12.59%) Software Engineering
9 35 (11.90%) BDD
10 34 (11.56%) Web Application Development
11 27 (9.18%) OOP
12 26 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (8.50%) CRM
14 24 (8.16%) ETL
15 23 (7.82%) E-Commerce
15 23 (7.82%) OOD
16 22 (7.48%) SDET
16 22 (7.48%) Wealth Management
17 21 (7.14%) Android Development
17 21 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 127 (43.20%) Java
3 92 (31.29%) SQL
4 71 (24.15%) C#
5 28 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 22 (7.48%) Ruby
7 19 (6.46%) ES6
7 19 (6.46%) PHP
8 18 (6.12%) Shell Script
9 15 (5.10%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.76%) C++
11 13 (4.42%) Objective-C
12 10 (3.40%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.38%) VB
14 5 (1.70%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.36%) Apex Code
16 3 (1.02%) ABAP
17 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.34%) R
17 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (8.16%) Degree
2 9 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.04%) PhD
4 4 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.34%) MCP
5 1 (0.34%) MCTS
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.38%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (1.36%) MOM
3 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.68%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 31 (10.54%) Oracle
2 15 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.08%) Teradata
4 8 (2.72%) hybris
5 6 (2.04%) Demandware
6 4 (1.36%) ATG
6 4 (1.36%) Google
6 4 (1.36%) IBM
6 4 (1.36%) Nintex
6 4 (1.36%) RedGate
6 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.02%) Adobe
7 3 (1.02%) SAP
7 3 (1.02%) Virgin Media
7 3 (1.02%) Zend
8 2 (0.68%) Apple
8 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.34%) New Relic
9 1 (0.34%) Sybase
9 1 (0.34%) Tableau
Watford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Levy Associates Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
DWI Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + be - equity, flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
DWI Consulting Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Launch IT Recruitment LTD
Salary: Excellent package.
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago