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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 90 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 59 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.35% 2.84% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.91% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 80
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
1982 2028 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.06% 97.73% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1734 1599
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,980
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,625 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +14 18 £37,500 - 3
Borehamwood -3 9 £37,500 +8.69%
St Albans -1 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Royston - 5 £50,000 -
Stevenage -25 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +9 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Letchworth - 2 - -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 58 (52.25%) SQL
2 51 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (41.44%) JavaScript
4 45 (40.54%) C#
5 44 (39.64%) Software Engineering
6 38 (34.23%) Degree
7 37 (33.33%) .NET
8 36 (32.43%) C++
9 35 (31.53%) HTML
10 34 (30.63%) ASP.NET
11 33 (29.73%) Windows
11 33 (29.73%) Java
12 31 (27.93%) Scrum
13 29 (26.13%) Computer Science
13 29 (26.13%) AngularJS
14 27 (24.32%) Linux
15 26 (23.42%) MVC
15 26 (23.42%) Web Development
16 25 (22.52%) Visual Studio
17 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
17 23 (20.72%) Subversion
18 22 (19.82%) TDD
19 20 (18.02%) CSS
19 20 (18.02%) OO
20 19 (17.12%) OOD
20 19 (17.12%) Physics
21 18 (16.22%) Spring
21 18 (16.22%) .NET Framework
22 17 (15.32%) LabVIEW
22 17 (15.32%) Node.js

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 3 (2.70%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.90%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
1 3 (2.70%) SSL
1 3 (2.70%) Wireless
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (11.71%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
6 8 (7.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (6.31%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.41%) Big Data
8 6 (5.41%) Hadoop
8 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.60%) MySQL
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.90%) Informix
11 1 (0.90%) MS Access
11 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (22.52%) Visual Studio
2 23 (20.72%) Subversion
3 17 (15.32%) LabVIEW
4 16 (14.41%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.31%) JUnit
6 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.41%) Maven
6 6 (5.41%) Mercurial
6 6 (5.41%) NetBeans
6 6 (5.41%) Toad
7 4 (3.60%) gulp
7 4 (3.60%) JBehave
7 4 (3.60%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.70%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.70%) Protractor
8 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Games
2 7 (6.31%) Retail
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.60%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.60%) Automotive
3 4 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.33%) .NET
2 35 (31.53%) HTML
3 34 (30.63%) ASP.NET
4 29 (26.13%) AngularJS
5 20 (18.02%) CSS
6 18 (16.22%) .NET Framework
6 18 (16.22%) Spring
7 17 (15.32%) Node.js
8 16 (14.41%) Entity Framework
9 14 (12.61%) HTML5
9 14 (12.61%) J2EE
10 12 (10.81%) Web Services
11 10 (9.01%) Java EE
11 10 (9.01%) jQuery
11 10 (9.01%) OpenCV
11 10 (9.01%) OpenGL
12 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (8.11%) Qt
13 8 (7.21%) XML
14 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.13%) Computer Science
2 19 (17.12%) Physics
3 6 (5.41%) e-Learning
4 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.60%) Economics
6 3 (2.70%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.90%) BBC
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.90%) iPad
7 1 (0.90%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Windows
2 27 (24.32%) Linux
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.64%) Software Engineering
3 31 (27.93%) Scrum
4 26 (23.42%) MVC
4 26 (23.42%) Web Development
5 22 (19.82%) TDD
6 20 (18.02%) OO
7 19 (17.12%) OOD
8 17 (15.32%) Image Processing
8 17 (15.32%) Multithreading
9 13 (11.71%) SDLC
10 12 (10.81%) OOP
11 9 (8.11%) Prototyping
12 8 (7.21%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.31%) Data Acquisition
13 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
13 7 (6.31%) Product Management
13 7 (6.31%) Signal Processing
14 5 (4.50%) Unit Testing
15 4 (3.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (52.25%) SQL
2 46 (41.44%) JavaScript
3 45 (40.54%) C#
4 36 (32.43%) C++
5 33 (29.73%) Java
6 11 (9.91%) T-SQL
7 10 (9.01%) Python
8 8 (7.21%) C
9 7 (6.31%) VB
10 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.60%) ES6
12 3 (2.70%) Ruby
12 3 (2.70%) VBA
13 1 (0.90%) Perl
13 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (34.23%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SDET
2 1 (0.90%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Oracle
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.80%) Progress
4 1 (0.90%) Perforce
4 1 (0.90%) Virgin Media
4 1 (0.90%) Xamarin
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £1 per annum + Highly competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £45,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £60 - £70 per annum + Benefits, Gym, Free parking
Posted: 3 days ago