The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 88 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 76 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.11% 3.38% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 3.48% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 42 63 61
Median salary £42,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Developer
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
1983 2183 2473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.24% 97.07% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1670 1743 2005
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median 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 £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +22 14 £40,000 +19.40%
Watford -1 9 £60,000 +30.43% 2
Rickmansworth - 8 £42,500 -
Stevenage -6 2 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Kings Langley - 2 £34,000 -
St Albans +13 1 £55,000 +30.95% 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £31,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 77 (76.24%) C#
2 64 (63.37%) SQL
3 60 (59.41%) JavaScript
4 56 (55.45%) .NET
5 43 (42.57%) Java
6 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET
7 39 (38.61%) HTML
7 39 (38.61%) SQL Server
8 35 (34.65%) Web Services
9 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (30.69%) MVC
11 30 (29.70%) Ajax
12 29 (28.71%) T-SQL
13 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
14 26 (25.74%) Windows
15 25 (24.75%) IIS
15 25 (24.75%) Software Engineering
16 23 (22.77%) OO
16 23 (22.77%) VB
16 23 (22.77%) jQuery
17 22 (21.78%) XML
17 22 (21.78%) Web Development
18 21 (20.79%) TDD
18 21 (20.79%) C++
19 19 (18.81%) CSS
19 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET Web API
20 18 (17.82%) Windows Server
20 18 (17.82%) Test Automation
20 18 (17.82%) Subversion
21 16 (15.84%) Finance

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (24.75%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.97%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Firewall
1 3 (2.97%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.98%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.98%) Redis
6 1 (0.99%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Subversion
2 9 (8.91%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.92%) Maven
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.95%) NUnit
6 4 (3.96%) Selenium
7 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.97%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.98%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.98%) MSTest
8 2 (1.98%) NCover
8 2 (1.98%) NCrunch
8 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.99%) JBehave
9 1 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Legal
3 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (55.45%) .NET
2 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET
3 39 (38.61%) HTML
4 35 (34.65%) Web Services
5 30 (29.70%) Ajax
6 23 (22.77%) jQuery
7 22 (21.78%) XML
8 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (18.81%) CSS
9 16 (15.84%) HTML5
10 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (14.85%) J2EE
10 15 (14.85%) XSL
11 13 (12.87%) .NET Framework
12 12 (11.88%) CSS3
12 12 (11.88%) RESTful
12 12 (11.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (11.88%) WPF
13 11 (10.89%) WCF
14 10 (9.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Mathematics
2 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.97%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.99%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.74%) Windows
2 18 (17.82%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.90%) Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.69%) MVC
3 25 (24.75%) Software Engineering
4 23 (22.77%) OO
5 22 (21.78%) Web Development
6 21 (20.79%) TDD
7 18 (17.82%) Test Automation
8 15 (14.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (14.85%) Pair Programming
8 15 (14.85%) User Stories
9 13 (12.87%) OOP
10 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.90%) Scrum
12 9 (8.91%) Network Management
13 8 (7.92%) Validation
14 7 (6.93%) CRM
14 7 (6.93%) SDLC
14 7 (6.93%) Software Deployment
15 6 (5.94%) Software Testing
16 5 (4.95%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (76.24%) C#
2 64 (63.37%) SQL
3 60 (59.41%) JavaScript
4 43 (42.57%) Java
5 29 (28.71%) T-SQL
6 23 (22.77%) VB
7 21 (20.79%) C++
8 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
9 12 (11.88%) VB.NET
10 11 (10.89%) Python
11 10 (9.90%) C
11 10 (9.90%) VB6
12 8 (7.92%) Scala
13 5 (4.95%) PHP
14 3 (2.97%) Ruby
14 3 (2.97%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.98%) Erlang
16 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) Sage
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum but will consider flexible working
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