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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 99 89 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 39 51 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.83% 2.35% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.41% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 91
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
2086 2113 2327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.66% 97.42% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 1789 1928
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Watford +2 14 £37,500 -9.09% 2
Borehamwood - 7 £37,500 -
St Albans -6 5 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Royston - 4 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Letchworth - 3 £26,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £55,000 -
Stevenage -9 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 51 (48.57%) SQL
2 48 (45.71%) Software Engineering
3 42 (40.00%) C#
4 41 (39.05%) Degree
5 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (34.29%) C++
7 34 (32.38%) .NET
7 34 (32.38%) Web Development
8 31 (29.52%) Computer Science
8 31 (29.52%) ASP.NET
9 30 (28.57%) Java
10 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 28 (26.67%) Windows
11 27 (25.71%) Visual Studio
11 27 (25.71%) HTML
12 26 (24.76%) Linux
13 23 (21.90%) AngularJS
14 21 (20.00%) MVC
15 20 (19.05%) Subversion
16 19 (18.10%) Spring
16 19 (18.10%) OOD
16 19 (18.10%) Physics
17 17 (16.19%) Image Processing
17 17 (16.19%) J2EE
17 17 (16.19%) LabVIEW
17 17 (16.19%) Scrum
18 16 (15.24%) TDD
18 16 (15.24%) QA
19 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 14 (13.33%) OO

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 10 (9.52%) Apache
2 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.95%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
1 3 (2.86%) SSL
1 3 (2.86%) Wireless
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.38%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (5.71%) Big Data
6 6 (5.71%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.81%) MySQL
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.95%) Informix
10 1 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 20 (19.05%) Subversion
3 17 (16.19%) LabVIEW
4 14 (13.33%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.71%) Maven
5 6 (5.71%) Mercurial
5 6 (5.71%) NetBeans
5 6 (5.71%) Toad
6 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.81%) JUnit
7 3 (2.86%) JIRA
7 3 (2.86%) NUnit
7 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.90%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.90%) Protractor
8 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.95%) gulp
9 1 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.67%) Automotive
3 7 (6.67%) Games
3 7 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.86%) Electronics
6 2 (1.90%) Legal
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (32.38%) .NET
2 31 (29.52%) ASP.NET
3 27 (25.71%) HTML
4 23 (21.90%) AngularJS
5 19 (18.10%) Spring
6 17 (16.19%) J2EE
7 14 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 13 (12.38%) CSS
9 12 (11.43%) Entity Framework
10 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (10.48%) HTML5
10 11 (10.48%) Node.js
10 11 (10.48%) Qt
11 10 (9.52%) Java EE
12 9 (8.57%) Web Services
13 7 (6.67%) OpenCV
13 7 (6.67%) OpenGL
13 7 (6.67%) Struts
13 7 (6.67%) Struts2
14 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.52%) Computer Science
2 19 (18.10%) Physics
3 7 (6.67%) Economics
4 4 (3.81%) e-Learning
4 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.95%) BBC
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.67%) Windows
2 26 (24.76%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.71%) Software Engineering
2 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (32.38%) Web Development
4 21 (20.00%) MVC
5 19 (18.10%) OOD
6 17 (16.19%) Image Processing
6 17 (16.19%) Scrum
7 16 (15.24%) TDD
8 14 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 14 (13.33%) OO
8 14 (13.33%) SDLC
9 11 (10.48%) Prototyping
10 10 (9.52%) Data Acquisition
10 10 (9.52%) Data Analysis
10 10 (9.52%) OOP
10 10 (9.52%) Signal Processing
11 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.67%) Product Management
13 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.81%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) SQL
2 42 (40.00%) C#
3 36 (34.29%) C++
4 30 (28.57%) Java
5 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.48%) Python
7 7 (6.67%) C
7 7 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.76%) VB
9 4 (3.81%) VBA
10 3 (2.86%) Ruby
11 1 (0.95%) ES6
11 1 (0.95%) Perl
11 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (39.05%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.24%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Oracle
2 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.90%) Progress
4 1 (0.95%) Perforce
4 1 (0.95%) Virgin Media
4 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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