The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 124 130 166
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 25 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.01% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Software Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2336 1853 2968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.69% 96.56% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1942 1468 2500
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - 16 £50,000 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £45,000 -
Hertford - 3 £52,500 -
Senior Software Developer
East of England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Developer in their job title.

1 34 (91.89%) C#
2 26 (70.27%) Software Engineering
3 25 (67.57%) C++
4 23 (62.16%) Multithreading
5 21 (56.76%) OO
6 18 (48.65%) Java
6 18 (48.65%) C
6 18 (48.65%) .NET
7 17 (45.95%) Degree
7 17 (45.95%) Linux
8 16 (43.24%) UNIX
8 16 (43.24%) SQL
8 16 (43.24%) XML
8 16 (43.24%) Python
8 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
8 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (43.24%) Computer Science
8 16 (43.24%) Algorithms
9 15 (40.54%) Scrum
9 15 (40.54%) HTML
10 12 (32.43%) TDD
11 11 (29.73%) Ajax
11 11 (29.73%) Web Development
11 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
11 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (27.03%) WCF
12 10 (27.03%) jQuery
12 10 (27.03%) CSS3
12 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
2 6 (16.22%) NUnit
2 6 (16.22%) Selenium
3 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) XML
3 15 (40.54%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) Ajax
5 10 (27.03%) WCF
5 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
5 10 (27.03%) CSS
5 10 (27.03%) jQuery
5 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (27.03%) CSS3
6 7 (18.92%) XSLT
7 6 (16.22%) WebSockets
7 6 (16.22%) HTML5
7 6 (16.22%) Silverlight
8 5 (13.51%) XSL
8 5 (13.51%) WinForms
8 5 (13.51%) Web Services
9 3 (8.11%) MFC
9 3 (8.11%) WPF
10 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Computer Science
1 16 (43.24%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) UNIX
3 7 (18.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Software Engineering
2 23 (62.16%) Multithreading
3 21 (56.76%) OO
4 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (40.54%) Scrum
6 12 (32.43%) TDD
7 11 (29.73%) Web Development
8 10 (27.03%) MVC
9 6 (16.22%) OOD
9 6 (16.22%) SOA
9 6 (16.22%) Low Latency
10 5 (13.51%) Pair Programming
10 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (13.51%) User Stories
11 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
12 3 (8.11%) MVVM
12 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
12 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
12 3 (8.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) C#
2 25 (67.57%) C++
3 18 (48.65%) Java
3 18 (48.65%) C
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
4 16 (43.24%) Python
4 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) Objective-C
5 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
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