Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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

Senior Software Developer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 90 79
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.11% 0.098% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £51,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% - +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 895 975 999
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 95.12% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 796 813 866
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,625 £26,250 £29,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Watford

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Watford

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core

Senior Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#