Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.88% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Watford median annual salary £25,000 £35,950 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.46% - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £27,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year +10.09% -13.49% +23.53%

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 894 966 941
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.92% 96.31% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 772 781 804
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,050 £28,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) JDBC
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (25.00%) CRUD
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Java SE
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE

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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Log4j
3 1 (12.50%) Mockito
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) JDBC
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) Java SE
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) JSTL
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) XHTML
5 1 (12.50%) XSD
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (37.50%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) CRUD
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) ATG
1 1 (12.50%) Blue Martini
1 1 (12.50%) Demandware
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Path
1 1 (12.50%) hybris
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft