Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Senior Developer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 48 55
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 72 43 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.45% 4.18% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.73% 4.33% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 63 40 49
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +25.00% +2.22%
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,625 £41,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £80,000 £59,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -

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 931 993 1038
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 96.60% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 786 856 856
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,875 £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% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Watford

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Watford

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Watford over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 42 (58.33%) C#
1 42 (58.33%) .NET
2 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
4 28 (38.89%) Web Services
5 27 (37.50%) CSS
6 25 (34.72%) HTML
6 25 (34.72%) SQL
7 22 (30.56%) MVC
8 21 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 18 (25.00%) Finance
11 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
12 14 (19.44%) OO
12 14 (19.44%) MongoDB
13 13 (18.06%) REST
14 12 (16.67%) Oracle
15 11 (15.28%) PL/SQL
15 11 (15.28%) SOAP
15 11 (15.28%) ETL
15 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
15 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database
16 10 (13.89%) Open Source
16 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
17 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
17 9 (12.50%) XML
18 8 (11.11%) HTTP
18 8 (11.11%) CRM

Senior 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 7 (9.72%) Apache
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) DNN
4 1 (1.39%) Drupal
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.78%) Office 365
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.44%) MongoDB
3 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.94%) MySQL
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (4.17%) Redis
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.39%) Big Data
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.39%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.17%) NUnit
3 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.78%) Flyway
4 2 (2.78%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) JUnit
4 2 (2.78%) Maven
4 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (1.39%) Mockito
5 1 (1.39%) Moq
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Games
3 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (58.33%) .NET
2 28 (38.89%) Web Services
3 27 (37.50%) CSS
4 25 (34.72%) HTML
5 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 13 (18.06%) REST
7 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
7 11 (15.28%) SOAP
8 9 (12.50%) XML
9 8 (11.11%) JSON
9 8 (11.11%) WCF
9 8 (11.11%) WPF
10 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.72%) Spring
11 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (6.94%) Hibernate
12 5 (6.94%) HTML5
12 5 (6.94%) Node.js
12 5 (6.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) User Experience
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) BBC
3 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.39%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) MVC
3 14 (19.44%) OO
4 11 (15.28%) ETL
5 10 (13.89%) Open Source
6 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 9 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (11.11%) CRM
8 7 (9.72%) Creative Thinking
8 7 (9.72%) Innovative Thinking
8 7 (9.72%) OOP
8 7 (9.72%) SDLC
8 7 (9.72%) UX Design
9 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (8.33%) SOA
10 5 (6.94%) Web Development
11 4 (5.56%) TDD
11 4 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) C#
2 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
3 25 (34.72%) SQL
4 11 (15.28%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.72%) Java
5 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.94%) PHP
7 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.17%) Ruby
8 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Teradata
4 4 (5.56%) Zend
5 3 (4.17%) Virgin Media
6 2 (2.78%) Nintex
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Sybase