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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 125 120 144
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 18 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 0.58% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.60% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 21
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
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
1971 1835 2630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.22% 95.97% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1389 2230
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 £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 14 £50,000 - 1
Royston - 2 £45,000 -
Hertford - 1 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 43 (97.73%) Software Engineering
2 33 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 33 (75.00%) C#
3 27 (61.36%) C++
4 26 (59.09%) UNIX
5 25 (56.82%) C
5 25 (56.82%) Degree
6 24 (54.55%) Computer Science
6 24 (54.55%) Linux
6 24 (54.55%) Python
7 23 (52.27%) Java
8 22 (50.00%) OO
8 22 (50.00%) Algorithms
9 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 16 (36.36%) Oracle
10 15 (34.09%) XML
10 15 (34.09%) CSS
10 15 (34.09%) Scrum
10 15 (34.09%) Objective-C
11 14 (31.82%) HTML
12 12 (27.27%) Windows
13 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 11 (25.00%) SQL
13 11 (25.00%) .NET
13 11 (25.00%) XSLT
13 11 (25.00%) MVC
14 10 (22.73%) Web Development
14 10 (22.73%) Ajax
14 10 (22.73%) Selenium

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.36%) GlassFish
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Network Security
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) Wireless
1 2 (4.55%) MPLS
1 2 (4.55%) OSPF
1 2 (4.55%) BGP
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.36%) BigTable
2 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Selenium
1 10 (22.73%) TeamCity
1 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (22.73%) NUnit
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 5 (11.36%) Games
2 4 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) XML
1 15 (34.09%) CSS
2 14 (31.82%) HTML
3 11 (25.00%) .NET
3 11 (25.00%) XSLT
4 10 (22.73%) Ajax
4 10 (22.73%) WCF
4 10 (22.73%) Silverlight
4 10 (22.73%) jQuery
4 10 (22.73%) CSS3
4 10 (22.73%) WebSockets
4 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (22.73%) HTML5
4 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.64%) WinForms
5 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.55%) GTK+
7 1 (2.27%) JDBC
7 1 (2.27%) JSP
7 1 (2.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 22 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.36%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) UNIX
2 24 (54.55%) Linux
3 12 (27.27%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (11.36%) Android
5 2 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Software Engineering
2 33 (75.00%) Multithreading
3 22 (50.00%) OO
4 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.09%) Scrum
6 11 (25.00%) MVC
7 10 (22.73%) Web Development
7 10 (22.73%) Low Latency
7 10 (22.73%) TDD
7 10 (22.73%) OOD
7 10 (22.73%) SOA
8 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.55%) Product Management
10 2 (4.55%) Network Design
11 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.27%) UML
11 1 (2.27%) OOP
11 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.27%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) C#
2 27 (61.36%) C++
3 25 (56.82%) C
4 24 (54.55%) Python
5 23 (52.27%) Java
6 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 15 (34.09%) Objective-C
8 11 (25.00%) SQL
9 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
10 5 (11.36%) Scala
11 1 (2.27%) PHP
11 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) CCNP
2 2 (4.55%) CCNA
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
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