The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 26 61 30
Rank change year-on-year +35 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 37 1 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.61% 0.17% 6.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.99% 0.18% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 1 30
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 529 568 486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.46% 96.93% 99.18%
Number of salaries quoted 442 493 370
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%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Watford

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 57 (81.43%) Java
2 52 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (41.43%) Finance
4 27 (38.57%) Spring
5 26 (37.14%) Hibernate
6 23 (32.86%) OO
6 23 (32.86%) Android
6 23 (32.86%) Android Development
7 22 (31.43%) Web Services
8 20 (28.57%) SQL
9 19 (27.14%) J2EE
10 17 (24.29%) Oracle
10 17 (24.29%) TDD
11 16 (22.86%) XML
12 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
12 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
13 14 (20.00%) OOP
14 13 (18.57%) PL/SQL
14 13 (18.57%) Scrum
15 12 (17.14%) HTML
15 12 (17.14%) CSS
16 11 (15.71%) iOS Development
16 11 (15.71%) SDLC
16 11 (15.71%) Apple iOS
16 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
16 11 (15.71%) Multithreading
16 11 (15.71%) Subversion
16 11 (15.71%) Objective-C
17 10 (14.29%) Struts
17 10 (14.29%) OOA/OOD

Senior Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.29%) JBoss
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.86%) Power BI
6 2 (2.86%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
1 11 (15.71%) Subversion
2 5 (7.14%) Android Studio
3 4 (5.71%) JUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) Spring
2 26 (37.14%) Hibernate
3 22 (31.43%) Web Services
4 19 (27.14%) J2EE
5 16 (22.86%) XML
6 12 (17.14%) CSS
6 12 (17.14%) HTML
7 10 (14.29%) Java EE
7 10 (14.29%) Struts
8 8 (11.43%) REST
9 6 (8.57%) .NET
9 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.57%) jQuery
10 5 (7.14%) Ajax
11 4 (5.71%) GWT
12 3 (4.29%) SOAP
12 3 (4.29%) XHTML
13 2 (2.86%) RESTful
14 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Mobile App
1 8 (11.43%) Smartphone
2 6 (8.57%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Life Science
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Android
2 11 (15.71%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.71%) Unix
4 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Android Development
2 23 (32.86%) OO
3 17 (24.29%) TDD
4 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 14 (20.00%) OOP
6 13 (18.57%) Scrum
7 11 (15.71%) iOS Development
7 11 (15.71%) Multithreading
7 11 (15.71%) SDLC
8 10 (14.29%) High Availability
8 10 (14.29%) Kanban
8 10 (14.29%) MVVM
8 10 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (12.86%) Mobile Commerce
9 9 (12.86%) Time Management
9 9 (12.86%) UML
10 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (81.43%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) SQL
3 13 (18.57%) PL/SQL
4 11 (15.71%) Objective-C
5 6 (8.57%) C#
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.86%) VBScript
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) hybris
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Teradata
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