The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.44% 3.06% 6.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 3.13% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 25
Median salary £62,500 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +55.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 537 480 536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.46% 97.96% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 443 416 397
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (64.62%) Java
3 28 (43.08%) Oracle
4 27 (41.54%) SQL
5 23 (35.38%) PL/SQL
5 23 (35.38%) Finance
6 22 (33.85%) Web Services
6 22 (33.85%) OO
7 19 (29.23%) J2EE
7 19 (29.23%) Spring
7 19 (29.23%) Android
7 19 (29.23%) Android Development
7 19 (29.23%) Oracle Database
8 18 (27.69%) Hibernate
9 16 (24.62%) TDD
10 15 (23.08%) CSS
11 14 (21.54%) XML
12 13 (20.00%) OOP
12 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 13 (20.00%) HTML
12 13 (20.00%) Data Modelling
12 13 (20.00%) SDLC
13 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
13 12 (18.46%) ETL
13 12 (18.46%) Teradata
13 12 (18.46%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
13 12 (18.46%) Java EE
14 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 10 (15.38%) SOA

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 8 (12.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) iBeacon
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle Database
2 12 (18.46%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.08%) MySQL
7 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Android Studio
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.31%) Subversion
2 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) JUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Moq
4 1 (1.54%) NUnit
4 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) Web Services
2 19 (29.23%) J2EE
2 19 (29.23%) Spring
3 18 (27.69%) Hibernate
4 15 (23.08%) CSS
5 14 (21.54%) XML
6 13 (20.00%) HTML
7 12 (18.46%) Java EE
8 10 (15.38%) REST
9 8 (12.31%) .NET
10 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
11 6 (9.23%) XHTML
12 5 (7.69%) jQuery
13 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (6.15%) RESTful
14 3 (4.62%) Ajax
14 3 (4.62%) Struts
15 2 (3.08%) CAML
15 2 (3.08%) LAMP
15 2 (3.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.77%) User Experience
2 5 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.08%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) BBC
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Android
2 9 (13.85%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) OO
3 19 (29.23%) Android Development
4 16 (24.62%) TDD
5 13 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (20.00%) OOP
5 13 (20.00%) SDLC
6 12 (18.46%) ETL
6 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
6 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
7 10 (15.38%) SOA
8 9 (13.85%) iOS Development
8 9 (13.85%) Mobile Development
8 9 (13.85%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.77%) Defect Management
10 7 (10.77%) MVVM
10 7 (10.77%) Scrum
11 6 (9.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (64.62%) Java
2 27 (41.54%) SQL
3 23 (35.38%) PL/SQL
4 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.85%) Objective-C
6 8 (12.31%) C#
7 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Oracle
2 12 (18.46%) Teradata
3 4 (6.15%) hybris
4 2 (3.08%) Nintex
4 2 (3.08%) Zend
5 1 (1.54%) Virgin Media
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