The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.18% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £62,500 £62,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 534 541 538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 95.87% 97.30% 99.63%
Number of salaries quoted 462 459 416
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,436
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle