The median annual salary for a Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 55 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 9 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.59% - 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% - 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 18
Median salary £60,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 - £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 533 563 488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.17% 96.90% 99.19%
Number of salaries quoted 446 486 369
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Watford

Programmer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Watford

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Watford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Watford

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Retail
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (38.46%) Retek
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) Software Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Android
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) Android Development
3 4 (30.77%) Android Studio
3 4 (30.77%) iBeacon
3 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile Development
3 4 (30.77%) Push Notifications
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) iBeacon
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 5 (38.46%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) React
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
1 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Android Development
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile Development
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) OOP
2 4 (30.77%) Push Notifications
2 4 (30.77%) Software Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Retek
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) hybris