Period
to 26 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 191 314 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.15% 32.78% 26.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.67% 33.62% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 159 290 275
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 807 934 1,062
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.82% 97.49% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 620 835 884
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 98 (51.31%) JavaScript
2 76 (39.79%) HTML
2 76 (39.79%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (34.03%) CSS
4 58 (30.37%) SQL
5 53 (27.75%) OO
6 49 (25.65%) PHP
6 49 (25.65%) Java
7 48 (25.13%) SQL Server
8 47 (24.61%) C#
9 44 (23.04%) Magento
10 41 (21.47%) Microsoft
11 40 (20.94%) MVC
12 33 (17.28%) .NET
12 33 (17.28%) OOP
13 32 (16.75%) MySQL
13 32 (16.75%) Scrum
13 32 (16.75%) Git (software)
14 31 (16.23%) AngularJS
15 30 (15.71%) Oracle
15 30 (15.71%) T-SQL
16 29 (15.18%) REST
17 28 (14.66%) Spring
18 27 (14.14%) IBM
19 26 (13.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (13.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 26 (13.61%) jQuery
19 26 (13.61%) React
20 25 (13.09%) HTML5
20 25 (13.09%) Data Migration

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 12 (6.28%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (3.66%) CoreMedia CMS
4 5 (2.62%) Apache
4 5 (2.62%) Apache Solr
4 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.09%) CMS
5 4 (2.09%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.05%) IIS
7 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.09%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.57%) GIMP
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.52%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.52%) Sketch
5 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (23.04%) Magento
2 9 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (3.66%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (2.62%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.71%) SaaS
4 7 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (3.66%) Power Platform
4 7 (3.66%) Serverless
5 6 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.14%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (3.14%) GitHub
6 5 (2.62%) Algolia
6 5 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) ATM
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.13%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.75%) MySQL
3 26 (13.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (12.04%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (6.28%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.76%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (5.24%) DB2
9 8 (4.19%) IBM InfoSphere
10 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.66%) MongoDB
10 7 (3.66%) Power BI
10 7 (3.66%) RDBMS
10 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (3.14%) SQLite
12 4 (2.09%) Jackrabbit
13 3 (1.57%) QlikView
13 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (16.75%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.04%) Subversion
3 17 (8.90%) JUnit
4 16 (8.38%) JIRA
5 11 (5.76%) Maven
6 10 (5.24%) gulp
7 9 (4.71%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.66%) git-flow
8 7 (3.66%) Mockito
8 7 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.14%) Gatling
9 6 (3.14%) Gradle
9 6 (3.14%) Selenium
9 6 (3.14%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.14%) Xcode
10 5 (2.62%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.62%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.09%) Ant
11 4 (2.09%) Log4j
11 4 (2.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 26 (13.61%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (8.90%) Finance
3 13 (6.81%) Retail
4 6 (3.14%) Banking
4 6 (3.14%) Legal
5 4 (2.09%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Games
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (39.79%) HTML
2 65 (34.03%) CSS
3 33 (17.28%) .NET
4 31 (16.23%) AngularJS
5 29 (15.18%) REST
6 28 (14.66%) Spring
7 26 (13.61%) jQuery
7 26 (13.61%) React
8 25 (13.09%) HTML5
9 21 (10.99%) Web Services
9 21 (10.99%) XML
10 20 (10.47%) Vue.js
11 18 (9.42%) Node.js
12 17 (8.90%) ASP.NET
12 17 (8.90%) JSON
13 16 (8.38%) Spring Boot
13 16 (8.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (7.33%) SOAP
15 11 (5.76%) JMS
15 11 (5.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (5.76%) Reference Data
2 8 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.66%) User Experience
4 6 (3.14%) Blog
4 6 (3.14%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.62%) Animation
5 5 (2.62%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.05%) W3C
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.81%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.14%) Linux
2 6 (3.14%) zOS
3 3 (1.57%) Windows
4 2 (1.05%) Android
4 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (39.79%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.75%) OO
3 40 (20.94%) MVC
4 33 (17.28%) OOP
5 32 (16.75%) Scrum
6 25 (13.09%) Data Migration
6 25 (13.09%) Migration
7 23 (12.04%) E-Commerce
7 23 (12.04%) TDD
8 21 (10.99%) ETL
8 21 (10.99%) OO PHP
9 19 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (9.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 19 (9.95%) Test Automation
10 18 (9.42%) Fintech
11 17 (8.90%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.33%) BDD
13 13 (6.81%) Front End Development
13 13 (6.81%) Software Engineering
14 12 (6.28%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 98 (51.31%) JavaScript
2 58 (30.37%) SQL
3 49 (25.65%) Java
3 49 (25.65%) PHP
4 47 (24.61%) C#
5 30 (15.71%) T-SQL
6 13 (6.81%) Java 8
7 11 (5.76%) Apple Swift
7 11 (5.76%) Objective-C
7 11 (5.76%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.24%) ES6
8 10 (5.24%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.14%) Assembly Language
9 6 (3.14%) C++
9 6 (3.14%) COBOL
9 6 (3.14%) Ruby
10 5 (2.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (2.09%) Python
12 2 (1.05%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (9.95%) SC Cleared
1 19 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.09%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.09%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (3.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 41 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.71%) Oracle
3 27 (14.14%) IBM
4 19 (9.95%) Talend
5 11 (5.76%) Elastic Path
6 9 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.19%) hybris
7 8 (4.19%) SAP
8 7 (3.66%) Adobe
8 7 (3.66%) Apple
8 7 (3.66%) Google
9 5 (2.62%) Blue Prism
10 4 (2.09%) ATG
10 4 (2.09%) Blue Martini
10 4 (2.09%) Demandware
10 4 (2.09%) Tableau
11 3 (1.57%) Sybase
12 2 (1.05%) Nintex
12 2 (1.05%) Telerik
12 2 (1.05%) Xamarin