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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 65 93 66
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 69 59 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.43% 2.48% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.57% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 68 54 88
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1956 2299 2243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.17% 96.52% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 1987 1854
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Royston - 13 £35,000 -
St Albans +11 11 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Borehamwood +9 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Watford +2 5 £48,750 +2.63%
Letchworth +5 4 £34,500 -8.00%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 57 (51.35%) C#
2 50 (45.05%) SQL
3 45 (40.54%) Software Engineering
4 44 (39.64%) Java
5 41 (36.94%) .NET
6 38 (34.23%) Degree
7 37 (33.33%) C++
7 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
9 33 (29.73%) ASP.NET
9 33 (29.73%) Web Development
10 32 (28.83%) J2EE
11 29 (26.13%) Linux
12 25 (22.52%) HTML
13 24 (21.62%) OO
13 24 (21.62%) Windows
14 23 (20.72%) Computer Science
15 22 (19.82%) MVC
16 21 (18.92%) Eclipse
17 20 (18.02%) Mathematics
18 19 (17.12%) Subversion
18 19 (17.12%) TDD
19 18 (16.22%) Visual Studio
20 17 (15.32%) AngularJS
20 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
20 17 (15.32%) Spring
21 15 (13.51%) Oracle
21 15 (13.51%) QA
22 14 (12.61%) Relational Database
22 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (9.01%) Apache
2 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.50%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) CMS
4 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.90%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Firebase
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.61%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.41%) Big Data
6 6 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.70%) Redis
9 2 (1.80%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.90%) Informix
Development Applications
1 21 (18.92%) Eclipse
2 19 (17.12%) Subversion
3 18 (16.22%) Visual Studio
4 10 (9.01%) LabVIEW
5 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.41%) Maven
5 6 (5.41%) Mercurial
5 6 (5.41%) NetBeans
5 6 (5.41%) Toad
6 5 (4.50%) NUnit
7 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.80%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.80%) JUnit
8 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.31%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.31%) Automotive
3 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 6 (5.41%) Games
5 4 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.94%) .NET
2 33 (29.73%) ASP.NET
3 32 (28.83%) J2EE
4 25 (22.52%) HTML
5 17 (15.32%) AngularJS
5 17 (15.32%) Spring
6 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (12.61%) Web Services
7 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
8 12 (10.81%) HTML5
9 11 (9.91%) Ajax
9 11 (9.91%) Entity Framework
9 11 (9.91%) Qt
10 10 (9.01%) Java EE
11 9 (8.11%) Middleware
12 8 (7.21%) CSS
13 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (6.31%) Struts
13 7 (6.31%) Struts2
14 6 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.72%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.02%) Mathematics
3 13 (11.71%) Physics
4 7 (6.31%) Economics
4 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.60%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.80%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.13%) Linux
2 24 (21.62%) Windows
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.54%) Software Engineering
2 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (29.73%) Web Development
4 24 (21.62%) OO
5 22 (19.82%) MVC
6 19 (17.12%) TDD
7 14 (12.61%) OOP
8 13 (11.71%) OOD
8 13 (11.71%) SDLC
9 11 (9.91%) Prototyping
10 10 (9.01%) Data Acquisition
10 10 (9.01%) Data Analysis
10 10 (9.01%) Image Processing
10 10 (9.01%) Multithreading
10 10 (9.01%) Signal Processing
11 9 (8.11%) Network Management
11 9 (8.11%) Scrum
12 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.21%) Validation
13 7 (6.31%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.35%) C#
2 50 (45.05%) SQL
3 44 (39.64%) Java
4 37 (33.33%) C++
5 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.71%) Python
7 12 (10.81%) C
8 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
9 7 (6.31%) VB
10 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.60%) VBA
11 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.80%) Erlang
12 2 (1.80%) PHP
13 1 (0.90%) Perl
13 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (34.23%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Oracle
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.80%) Progress
3 2 (1.80%) Sage
4 1 (0.90%) Perforce
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago