Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 36 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 59 67 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.71% 6.36% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 6.62% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 51 67 25
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -10.71% +55.56%
10th Percentile £41,000 £48,250 £51,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £95,000 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +20.00%

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 858 1,012 942
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 96.02% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 744 829 805
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,150 £29,693 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,350 £72,500 £71,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 41 (69.49%) SQL
2 33 (55.93%) Web Services
3 29 (49.15%) Java
3 29 (49.15%) Oracle
4 28 (47.46%) MVC
5 26 (44.07%) Spring
5 26 (44.07%) J2EE
6 23 (38.98%) Hibernate
6 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
6 23 (38.98%) Git (software)
6 23 (38.98%) Relational Database
7 22 (37.29%) .NET
7 22 (37.29%) IBM
8 21 (35.59%) Linux
8 21 (35.59%) C#
8 21 (35.59%) Jenkins
9 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
9 20 (33.90%) Eclipse
9 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
10 19 (32.20%) JIRA
10 19 (32.20%) Tomcat
10 19 (32.20%) jQuery
11 17 (28.81%) Groovy
11 17 (28.81%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (28.81%) Rational Team Concert
12 16 (27.12%) HTML
13 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
14 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (18.64%) CSS
16 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET

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 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
2 19 (32.20%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (5.08%) Mule
5 3 (5.08%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Magento
2 1 (1.69%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.78%) Boomi
3 4 (6.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SSL
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) Relational Database
1 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.39%) Power BI
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) DB2
7 1 (1.69%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (38.98%) Git (software)
2 21 (35.59%) Jenkins
3 20 (33.90%) Eclipse
4 19 (32.20%) JIRA
5 17 (28.81%) Rational Team Concert
6 3 (5.08%) Subversion
7 2 (3.39%) JUnit
7 2 (3.39%) Mockito
7 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.69%) Ant
8 1 (1.69%) Log4j
8 1 (1.69%) PostCSS
8 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (1.69%) webpack
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.93%) Web Services
2 26 (44.07%) J2EE
2 26 (44.07%) Spring
3 23 (38.98%) Hibernate
4 22 (37.29%) .NET
5 19 (32.20%) jQuery
6 16 (27.12%) HTML
7 11 (18.64%) CSS
8 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
8 10 (16.95%) HTML5
9 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
10 7 (11.86%) SOAP
10 7 (11.86%) XML
11 5 (8.47%) CSS3
11 5 (8.47%) JSP
12 4 (6.78%) Middleware
12 4 (6.78%) RESTful
12 4 (6.78%) WSDL
12 4 (6.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Android
5 1 (1.69%) HPUX
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) MVC
2 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
3 9 (15.25%) SOA
4 7 (11.86%) OO
4 7 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.17%) Line Management
5 6 (10.17%) Scrum
5 6 (10.17%) SDLC
6 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.47%) Open Source
6 5 (8.47%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) TDD
7 4 (6.78%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Coaching
7 4 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (6.78%) DevOps
7 4 (6.78%) OOP
7 4 (6.78%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) SQL
2 29 (49.15%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) C#
4 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.81%) Groovy
6 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.47%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) ES6
8 1 (1.69%) Java 8
8 1 (1.69%) Perl
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) GCP
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
1 4 (6.78%) Terraform
2 3 (5.08%) Ansible
2 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Oracle
2 22 (37.29%) IBM
3 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.78%) Dell
4 4 (6.78%) Google
4 4 (6.78%) MuleSoft
4 4 (6.78%) Talend
4 4 (6.78%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.78%) webMethods
4 4 (6.78%) WSO2
5 2 (3.39%) SnapLogic
6 1 (1.69%) ATG
6 1 (1.69%) Blue Martini
6 1 (1.69%) Demandware
6 1 (1.69%) Elastic Path
6 1 (1.69%) hybris
6 1 (1.69%) Nintex