Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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

Junior Developer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 93 88
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 11 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.15% 0.72% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.75% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £31,900 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.72% +27.60% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,440 £22,500
90th Percentile £41,250 £43,500 £28,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.84% +16.67%

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 933 936 1,003
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 96.49% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 773 786 865
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +10.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in Watford

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Junior Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Junior 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 Junior Developer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Change Control
3 4 (36.36%) User Experience
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
4 3 (27.27%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (27.27%) Innovative Thinking
4 3 (27.27%) Blue Prism
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) UX Design
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (9.09%) WAI
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Blog
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery

Junior 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Blog
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Control
1 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) Creative Thinking
3 3 (27.27%) Innovative Thinking
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) UX Design
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Blue Prism
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft