Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate Developer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Graduate Developer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 92 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 1 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.10% 0.29% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.30% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 13
Watford median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £45,050
Hertfordshire median annual salary £27,250 £25,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +9.00% +4.17% +2.13%

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 1004 1046
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.45% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 790 865 853
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
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% -

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured Graduate Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Developer in Watford

Graduate Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Developer in Watford.

Salary trend for Graduate Developer in Watford

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Graduate 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 Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Graduate 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA