The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 131 109 153
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 16 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.72% 1.29% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 5
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
Senior Software Engineer
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
2103 2395 2523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.12% 96.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1728 1910 2114
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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 - 10 £60,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
2 28 (82.35%) C#
3 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 24 (70.59%) Multithreading
4 23 (67.65%) CSS
5 22 (64.71%) HTML
6 21 (61.76%) SQL
6 21 (61.76%) MVC
7 20 (58.82%) .NET
7 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
7 20 (58.82%) Ajax
7 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (52.94%) Scrum
9 18 (52.94%) XML
9 18 (52.94%) Oracle
10 17 (50.00%) Windows
10 17 (50.00%) Degree
11 16 (47.06%) Mobile Development
11 16 (47.06%) XSLT
11 16 (47.06%) MS Excel
12 15 (44.12%) SharePoint
12 15 (44.12%) OOD
12 15 (44.12%) SOA
12 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
12 15 (44.12%) PL/SQL
12 15 (44.12%) Objective-C
12 15 (44.12%) WinForms
12 15 (44.12%) TDD
12 15 (44.12%) NUnit

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (44.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) NUnit
1 15 (44.12%) Selenium
1 15 (44.12%) TeamCity
1 15 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) CSS
2 22 (64.71%) HTML
3 20 (58.82%) .NET
3 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 20 (58.82%) Ajax
3 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (52.94%) XML
5 16 (47.06%) XSLT
6 15 (44.12%) WCF
6 15 (44.12%) Silverlight
6 15 (44.12%) WinForms
6 15 (44.12%) HTML5
6 15 (44.12%) CSS3
6 15 (44.12%) WebSockets
6 15 (44.12%) jQuery
6 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) RESTful
8 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 8 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 7 (20.59%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) UNIX
3 9 (26.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
2 24 (70.59%) Multithreading
3 21 (61.76%) MVC
4 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (52.94%) Scrum
6 16 (47.06%) Mobile Development
7 15 (44.12%) Low Latency
7 15 (44.12%) OOD
7 15 (44.12%) SOA
7 15 (44.12%) TDD
7 15 (44.12%) Web Development
8 8 (23.53%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.94%) UML
10 1 (2.94%) OOP
10 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Image Processing
10 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) C#
2 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 21 (61.76%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) PL/SQL
4 15 (44.12%) Objective-C
5 12 (35.29%) C++
6 9 (26.47%) Java
6 9 (26.47%) C
6 9 (26.47%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
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