The median annual salary for a Programmer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Programmer
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 62
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 8 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.44% 0.62% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.63% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 13
Median salary £62,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.57% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  

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 542 477 530
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.66% 97.95% 99.62%
Number of salaries quoted 445 414 392
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Watford

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 8 (50.00%) Web Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (50.00%) REST
2 7 (43.75%) Android Development
2 7 (43.75%) Android Studio
2 7 (43.75%) Android
2 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) OOP
2 7 (43.75%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 7 (43.75%) Mobile Development
3 6 (37.50%) Push Notifications
3 6 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) iBeacon
3 6 (37.50%) User Experience
4 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (31.25%) Marketing
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (31.25%) Retek

Programmer 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) iBeacon
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Android Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) REST
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) Ember.js
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) React
6 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Android Development
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile Development
1 7 (43.75%) OO
1 7 (43.75%) OOP
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
1 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Push Notifications
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
1 5 (31.25%) Retek
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