Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 79 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 -24 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 13 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.14% 1.24% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.29% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 48
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% +21.88% +17.65%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,425 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,000 £47,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -

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 1011 1029
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.65% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 784 871 848
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
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% -

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) RPG
4 2 (18.18%) AS400
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) RPG IV
4 2 (18.18%) G Suite
4 2 (18.18%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (9.09%) RPG/400
5 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS

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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) G Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) React
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Android Development
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) RPG
3 2 (18.18%) RPG IV
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft