Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 357 210 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 36.54% 20.11% 22.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.90% 20.85% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 323 225 216
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 942 1007 1036
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.46% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 791 867 851
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 215 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (52.38%) .NET
3 170 (47.62%) C#
4 146 (40.90%) JavaScript
5 117 (32.77%) Web Services
6 111 (31.09%) MVC
7 103 (28.85%) SQL
7 103 (28.85%) CSS
8 95 (26.61%) SQL Server
8 95 (26.61%) HTML
9 94 (26.33%) ASP.NET
10 90 (25.21%) Java
11 74 (20.73%) Finance
12 73 (20.45%) REST
13 72 (20.17%) TDD
14 63 (17.65%) Microsoft
15 62 (17.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (16.25%) Scrum
17 55 (15.41%) SOAP
17 55 (15.41%) OO
18 51 (14.29%) AngularJS
19 49 (13.73%) Dependency Injection
19 49 (13.73%) jQuery
20 48 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
20 48 (13.45%) XML
21 47 (13.17%) OOP
22 45 (12.61%) SQL Server 2016
23 43 (12.04%) Git (software)
23 43 (12.04%) Spring
24 42 (11.76%) MongoDB

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 13 (3.64%) Apache
1 13 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.08%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.80%) CMS
4 9 (2.52%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.24%) JBoss
5 8 (2.24%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.24%) WordPress
6 4 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.84%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.84%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.56%) Drupal
9 1 (0.28%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) IIS
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.24%) Magento
3 4 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.84%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.60%) Google Play
4 13 (3.64%) Office 365
5 5 (1.40%) SaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.56%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.88%) Firewall
2 14 (3.92%) DNS
3 11 (3.08%) iBeacon
4 10 (2.80%) HTTP
5 5 (1.40%) Internet
6 4 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.61%) SQL Server 2016
3 42 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 41 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (8.68%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (6.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 18 (5.04%) Power BI
9 17 (4.76%) NoSQL
10 16 (4.48%) MS Access
10 16 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (3.92%) SAP Data Services
12 13 (3.64%) Oracle Database
13 12 (3.36%) Relational Database
14 11 (3.08%) SQLite
15 9 (2.52%) SAP BW
16 8 (2.24%) MySQL
17 7 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.28%) Subversion
3 21 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (5.60%) Maven
5 18 (5.04%) Cucumber
6 17 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 13 (3.64%) Xcode
8 11 (3.08%) Selenium
9 10 (2.80%) CocoaPods
9 10 (2.80%) JUnit
10 9 (2.52%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.52%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.24%) Bitbucket
11 8 (2.24%) jMock
12 7 (1.96%) gulp
12 7 (1.96%) JBehave
12 7 (1.96%) JIRA
12 7 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (1.96%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.68%) NUnit
General
1 74 (20.73%) Finance
2 32 (8.96%) Games
3 28 (7.84%) Retail
4 10 (2.80%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.52%) Banking
5 9 (2.52%) Legal
6 4 (1.12%) Marketing
7 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.56%) Back Office
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (52.38%) .NET
2 117 (32.77%) Web Services
3 103 (28.85%) CSS
4 95 (26.61%) HTML
5 94 (26.33%) ASP.NET
6 73 (20.45%) REST
7 62 (17.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (15.41%) SOAP
9 51 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 49 (13.73%) jQuery
11 48 (13.45%) XML
12 43 (12.04%) Spring
13 34 (9.52%) Node.js
13 34 (9.52%) RESTful
14 32 (8.96%) WCF
15 31 (8.68%) KnockoutJS
16 29 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 28 (7.84%) Ajax
18 25 (7.00%) .NET Framework
18 25 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.76%) User Experience
2 28 (7.84%) iPhone
3 27 (7.56%) Mobile App
4 25 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.80%) Fintech
8 9 (2.52%) Tandem
9 6 (1.68%) BBC
9 6 (1.68%) Spread Betting
10 5 (1.40%) NHS
11 3 (0.84%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.56%) Derivative
12 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.12%) Android
2 26 (7.28%) Linux
3 19 (5.32%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.92%) Mac OS X
5 13 (3.64%) Windows
6 11 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.96%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.96%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.40%) Unix
10 3 (0.84%) HPUX
10 3 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (31.09%) MVC
3 72 (20.17%) TDD
4 58 (16.25%) Scrum
5 55 (15.41%) OO
6 49 (13.73%) Dependency Injection
7 47 (13.17%) OOP
8 40 (11.20%) Web Application Development
9 39 (10.92%) ETL
10 36 (10.08%) Web Development
11 34 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (8.40%) CRM
12 30 (8.40%) Test Automation
12 30 (8.40%) Unit Testing
13 29 (8.12%) BDD
14 28 (7.84%) Software Engineering
15 26 (7.28%) Data Modelling
15 26 (7.28%) E-Commerce
16 24 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 170 (47.62%) C#
2 146 (40.90%) JavaScript
3 103 (28.85%) SQL
4 90 (25.21%) Java
5 38 (10.64%) T-SQL
6 31 (8.68%) PowerShell
7 21 (5.88%) Ruby
8 18 (5.04%) PL/SQL
9 16 (4.48%) PHP
9 16 (4.48%) VBA
10 15 (4.20%) C++
11 13 (3.64%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.52%) C
13 8 (2.24%) ES6
13 8 (2.24%) VB
14 6 (1.68%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.84%) Perl
16 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (7.00%) Degree
2 10 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.04%) QA
2 6 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.40%) Ansible
2 4 (1.12%) Capistrano
2 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.12%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.28%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 63 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.60%) Google
2 20 (5.60%) IBM
3 19 (5.32%) Oracle
4 16 (4.48%) Cognos
5 12 (3.36%) SAP
6 7 (1.96%) Dell
6 7 (1.96%) Demandware
6 7 (1.96%) Teradata
7 6 (1.68%) Virgin Media
8 5 (1.40%) Adobe
8 5 (1.40%) Zend
9 4 (1.12%) ATG
9 4 (1.12%) Nintex
10 3 (0.84%) Blue Martini
10 3 (0.84%) Elastic Path
10 3 (0.84%) hybris
10 3 (0.84%) Sage
10 3 (0.84%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.56%) Sybase