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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 90 99 98
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.03% 2.45% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.52% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 66
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
1989 2343 2521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.18% 97.42% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1912 2076
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +18 14 £40,000 +19.40%
St Albans +10 5 £43,000 +3.61%
Watford +4 5 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Rickmansworth - 5 £42,500 -
Borehamwood +12 2 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Harpenden - 2 £37,500 -
Kings Langley - 2 £34,000 -
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 28 June 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 60 (70.59%) C#
2 48 (56.47%) JavaScript
3 42 (49.41%) Java
4 40 (47.06%) SQL
4 40 (47.06%) .NET
5 31 (36.47%) Software Engineering
6 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (34.12%) ASP.NET
8 28 (32.94%) HTML
9 26 (30.59%) SQL Server
10 25 (29.41%) Web Services
10 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 24 (28.24%) Web Development
12 23 (27.06%) C++
13 21 (24.71%) Ajax
14 20 (23.53%) Windows
14 20 (23.53%) OO
15 19 (22.35%) MVC
16 17 (20.00%) Mathematics
16 17 (20.00%) TDD
16 17 (20.00%) Subversion
16 17 (20.00%) IIS
16 17 (20.00%) J2EE
17 16 (18.82%) jQuery
18 15 (17.65%) OOP
19 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
19 14 (16.47%) VB
19 14 (16.47%) XML
19 14 (16.47%) Finance
19 14 (16.47%) Windows Server

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 17 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.53%) Redis
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) InfluxDB
4 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Subversion
2 9 (10.59%) Eclipse
3 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.41%) Maven
4 4 (4.71%) NUnit
5 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.53%) Selenium
5 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.35%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.35%) LabVIEW
6 2 (2.35%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.18%) JBehave
7 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.18%) JUnit
7 1 (1.18%) NCover
7 1 (1.18%) NCrunch
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Legal
3 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.53%) Publishing
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.06%) .NET
2 29 (34.12%) ASP.NET
3 28 (32.94%) HTML
4 25 (29.41%) Web Services
5 21 (24.71%) Ajax
6 17 (20.00%) J2EE
7 16 (18.82%) jQuery
8 14 (16.47%) XML
9 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (14.12%) CSS
9 12 (14.12%) WPF
10 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (12.94%) HTML5
10 11 (12.94%) XSL
11 10 (11.76%) RESTful
11 10 (11.76%) Spring
12 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
12 9 (10.59%) CSS3
12 9 (10.59%) Middleware
13 8 (9.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (12.94%) Virtual Team
3 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) Physics
6 2 (2.35%) Economics
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.18%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
2 14 (16.47%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Software Engineering
2 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.24%) Web Development
4 20 (23.53%) OO
5 19 (22.35%) MVC
6 17 (20.00%) TDD
7 15 (17.65%) OOP
8 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
9 12 (14.12%) Pair Programming
10 11 (12.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (12.94%) User Stories
11 10 (11.76%) Scrum
12 9 (10.59%) Network Management
12 9 (10.59%) SDLC
13 8 (9.41%) Validation
14 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (8.24%) Software Deployment
15 6 (7.06%) CRM
16 4 (4.71%) Multithreading
17 3 (3.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (70.59%) C#
2 48 (56.47%) JavaScript
3 42 (49.41%) Java
4 40 (47.06%) SQL
5 23 (27.06%) C++
6 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
6 14 (16.47%) VB
7 11 (12.94%) C
7 11 (12.94%) Python
8 10 (11.76%) PL/SQL
9 8 (9.41%) Scala
9 8 (9.41%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.88%) VB6
11 3 (3.53%) PHP
11 3 (3.53%) Ruby
11 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.35%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Sage
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