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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 119 120 158
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 20 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.88% 0.64% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.68% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 7
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
2205 1920 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.84% 95.19% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 1584 2231
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 £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 - 8 £50,000 - 1
Stevenage +7 3 £60,000 +17.07% 2
Hitchin - 2 £60,000 -
Watford -7 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (68.33%) C#
3 35 (58.33%) C++
4 34 (56.67%) Python
5 32 (53.33%) Java
5 32 (53.33%) OO
6 31 (51.67%) C
6 31 (51.67%) Linux
7 28 (46.67%) Degree
7 28 (46.67%) Computer Science
8 27 (45.00%) Multithreading
9 26 (43.33%) UNIX
10 22 (36.67%) .NET
11 18 (30.00%) CSS
12 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
13 16 (26.67%) Ajax
13 16 (26.67%) WPF
14 15 (25.00%) Web Services
15 11 (18.33%) Objective-C
16 10 (16.67%) SQL
16 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 10 (16.67%) Apple iOS
17 9 (15.00%) HTML
17 9 (15.00%) VB
17 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
17 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
17 9 (15.00%) MVC
17 9 (15.00%) VB6
17 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 8 (13.33%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) ASN.1
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) LTE
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) UMTS
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) MPLS
2 1 (1.67%) OSPF
2 1 (1.67%) BGP
2 1 (1.67%) RTP
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.33%) MySQL
2 8 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 8 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (13.33%) BigTable
3 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) Subversion
2 7 (11.67%) Selenium
3 6 (10.00%) RSpec
3 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.00%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.67%) NUnit
5 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.33%) Games
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) .NET
2 18 (30.00%) CSS
3 16 (26.67%) Ajax
3 16 (26.67%) WPF
4 15 (25.00%) Web Services
5 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 9 (15.00%) HTML
6 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (13.33%) Middleware
8 7 (11.67%) HTML5
9 6 (10.00%) WinForms
9 6 (10.00%) MFC
10 5 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (8.33%) CakePHP
11 3 (5.00%) jQuery
12 2 (3.33%) Symfony
12 2 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (3.33%) GTK+
12 2 (3.33%) LAMP
13 1 (1.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 31 (51.67%) Linux
2 26 (43.33%) UNIX
3 10 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 8 (13.33%) Android
5 3 (5.00%) Windows
6 2 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (53.33%) OO
3 27 (45.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (15.00%) MVC
5 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.67%) TDD
6 6 (10.00%) Image Processing
6 6 (10.00%) MVVM
6 6 (10.00%) UML
7 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
9 2 (3.33%) Scrum
9 2 (3.33%) Product Management
10 1 (1.67%) Low Latency
10 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.67%) Network Design
10 1 (1.67%) Web Development
10 1 (1.67%) OOD
10 1 (1.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) C#
2 35 (58.33%) C++
3 34 (56.67%) Python
4 32 (53.33%) Java
5 31 (51.67%) C
6 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.33%) Objective-C
8 10 (16.67%) SQL
9 9 (15.00%) VB
9 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (15.00%) VB6
10 8 (13.33%) Scala
10 8 (13.33%) PHP
11 6 (10.00%) Ruby
12 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) CCNP
3 1 (1.67%) CCNA
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) EMC
2 1 (1.67%) VMware
2 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco
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