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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 127 148 122
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 19 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.84% 0.74% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.77% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 32
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
2157 2213 2464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.36% 96.51% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1804 1981
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
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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
Tring - 5 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £40,000 -
St Albans +15 1 £60,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (68.18%) C#
3 22 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 21 (47.73%) Java
5 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 18 (40.91%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (40.91%) Subversion
7 17 (38.64%) MVC
7 17 (38.64%) RESTful
7 17 (38.64%) JSON
8 15 (34.09%) HTML5
8 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (34.09%) SQL
8 15 (34.09%) HTML
8 15 (34.09%) .NET
8 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
9 14 (31.82%) CSS
9 14 (31.82%) WCF
9 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (31.82%) jQuery
9 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
9 14 (31.82%) Entity Framework
10 13 (29.55%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (29.55%) Ninject
10 13 (29.55%) NServiceBus
10 13 (29.55%) SignalR
10 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
10 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
10 13 (29.55%) Software Testing

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (29.55%) NServiceBus
2 6 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (13.64%) Node.js
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.36%) Google App Engine
2 5 (11.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 12 (27.27%) RavenDB
3 6 (13.64%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Redis
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Subversion
2 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
2 13 (29.55%) TeamCity
3 12 (27.27%) Fiddler
3 12 (27.27%) JIRA
3 12 (27.27%) NUnit
4 11 (25.00%) Maven
5 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.64%) JUnit
6 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
8 2 (4.55%) Selenium
9 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.27%) FindBugs
9 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.36%) Aerospace
1 5 (11.36%) Electronics
2 4 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Automotive
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) JSON
1 17 (38.64%) RESTful
2 15 (34.09%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
2 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (34.09%) HTML
2 15 (34.09%) HTML5
3 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
3 14 (31.82%) CSS
3 14 (31.82%) Entity Framework
3 14 (31.82%) jQuery
3 14 (31.82%) WCF
4 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (29.55%) Ninject
4 13 (29.55%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (29.55%) SignalR
4 13 (29.55%) SOAP
5 12 (27.27%) Middleware
5 12 (27.27%) MSMQ
5 12 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 8 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.09%) Physics
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.27%) Mechatronics
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (40.91%) Dependency Injection
3 17 (38.64%) MVC
4 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
5 13 (29.55%) BDD
5 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
5 13 (29.55%) TDD
5 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
6 12 (27.27%) Scrum
7 9 (20.45%) OO
8 8 (18.18%) DevOps
8 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
9 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (13.64%) CQRS
10 6 (13.64%) Open Source
11 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.09%) SQL
5 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
6 12 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 7 (15.91%) Scala
8 6 (13.64%) C++
8 6 (13.64%) Python
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Telerik