The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 10 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 2.78% 19.61% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 31.25% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 61.11% 62.75% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 19
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Hertford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hertford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Hertford

Software Engineering
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
2 5 (55.56%) User Stories
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Servlets
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) JSP
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) iSeries
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) JavaBeans
5 1 (11.11%) IBM

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Agile .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Agile C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Servlets
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) JavaBeans
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
1 5 (55.56%) User Stories
2 3 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM