Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £31,900 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.

Junior Developer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 90 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 7 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.72% 0.48% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.50% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Watford median annual salary £31,900 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.60% +11.11% -8.16%
10th Percentile £28,440 £22,500 £20,200
90th Percentile £43,500 £28,250 £25,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £29,750 £25,500
% change year-on-year +0.84% +16.67% -0.97%

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% -

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in Watford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in Watford

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

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

1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 4 (57.14%) Data Extraction
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) jMock
5 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Maven

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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) jMock
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Extraction
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Sage
1 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec