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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 120 118 156
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 24 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.03% 0.76% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.79% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 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 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2241 1887 2892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.47% 95.30% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1563 2288
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 £25,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 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 30 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 - 10 £50,000 - 1
Stevenage +6 3 £60,000 +17.07%
Watford -5 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Hitchin - 2 £60,000 -
Royston - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 62 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (66.13%) C#
3 34 (54.84%) C++
3 34 (54.84%) Python
4 32 (51.61%) OO
4 32 (51.61%) Java
5 31 (50.00%) Linux
5 31 (50.00%) C
6 28 (45.16%) Degree
6 28 (45.16%) Computer Science
6 28 (45.16%) Multithreading
7 27 (43.55%) UNIX
8 26 (41.94%) Algorithms
9 23 (37.10%) .NET
10 20 (32.26%) CSS
11 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
12 17 (27.42%) Ajax
13 15 (24.19%) WPF
13 15 (24.19%) Web Services
14 13 (20.97%) Objective-C
15 11 (17.74%) HTML
15 11 (17.74%) SQL
15 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
15 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
15 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
16 10 (16.13%) NoSQL
16 10 (16.13%) MVC
16 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
17 9 (14.52%) VB6

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
1 9 (14.52%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.23%) WordPress
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) WAN
1 2 (3.23%) MPLS
1 2 (3.23%) OSPF
1 2 (3.23%) BGP
1 2 (3.23%) LAN
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
1 2 (3.23%) Wireless
1 2 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (1.61%) LTE
2 1 (1.61%) ASN.1
2 1 (1.61%) UMTS
2 1 (1.61%) RTP
2 1 (1.61%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 9 (14.52%) BigTable
2 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (14.52%) Hadoop
2 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.90%) MySQL
4 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
1 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) Selenium
3 7 (11.29%) Subversion
4 6 (9.68%) RSpec
4 6 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.84%) LabVIEW
6 2 (3.23%) NUnit
6 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.61%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (14.52%) Games
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) .NET
2 20 (32.26%) CSS
3 17 (27.42%) Ajax
4 15 (24.19%) WPF
4 15 (24.19%) Web Services
5 11 (17.74%) HTML
5 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
6 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
7 8 (12.90%) HTML5
7 8 (12.90%) Middleware
8 5 (8.06%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (8.06%) MFC
8 5 (8.06%) CakePHP
8 5 (8.06%) WinForms
9 4 (6.45%) jQuery
10 3 (4.84%) XML
11 2 (3.23%) XSLT
11 2 (3.23%) LAMP
11 2 (3.23%) Silverlight
11 2 (3.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 26 (41.94%) Algorithms
3 9 (14.52%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.00%) Linux
2 27 (43.55%) UNIX
3 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
4 9 (14.52%) Android
5 5 (8.06%) Windows
6 2 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (51.61%) OO
3 28 (45.16%) Multithreading
4 10 (16.13%) MVC
4 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.90%) TDD
6 6 (9.68%) UML
7 5 (8.06%) MVVM
7 5 (8.06%) Image Processing
7 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.45%) Scrum
9 2 (3.23%) Network Design
9 2 (3.23%) OOD
9 2 (3.23%) SOA
9 2 (3.23%) Project Management
9 2 (3.23%) Product Management
9 2 (3.23%) Web Development
9 2 (3.23%) Low Latency
9 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) C#
2 34 (54.84%) C++
2 34 (54.84%) Python
3 32 (51.61%) Java
4 31 (50.00%) C
5 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.97%) Objective-C
7 11 (17.74%) SQL
8 9 (14.52%) VB
8 9 (14.52%) VB.NET
8 9 (14.52%) VB6
8 9 (14.52%) Scala
9 8 (12.90%) PHP
10 6 (9.68%) Ruby
11 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) CCNP
3 2 (3.23%) CCNA
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco
3 2 (3.23%) VMware
3 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.61%) EMC
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 to £65000 per annum - Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Staff Discou
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 5% bens
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago