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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 93 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 87 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.19% 3.71% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 3.84% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 63
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
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
2082 2263 2461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.20% 96.63% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1717 1839 1983
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 £26,175
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 5 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 5 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 +24 12 £40,000 +31.14%
Watford +6 12 £60,000 +25.00%
Rickmansworth +13 9 £42,500 +17.24%
Stevenage -5 3 £40,000 +25.00%
St Albans +11 1 £55,000 +32.53%
Hoddesdon - 1 £31,000 -
Kings Langley - 1 £34,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 78 (75.00%) C#
2 65 (62.50%) SQL
3 63 (60.58%) JavaScript
4 62 (59.62%) .NET
5 43 (41.35%) HTML
6 42 (40.38%) SQL Server
6 42 (40.38%) ASP.NET
7 40 (38.46%) Java
8 37 (35.58%) Web Services
9 36 (34.62%) MVC
10 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (29.81%) Ajax
11 31 (29.81%) T-SQL
12 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
13 27 (25.96%) jQuery
14 26 (25.00%) IIS
15 25 (24.04%) OO
15 25 (24.04%) Software Engineering
16 24 (23.08%) Windows
16 24 (23.08%) VB
17 23 (22.12%) CSS
17 23 (22.12%) Web Development
18 22 (21.15%) XML
18 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (20.19%) TDD
20 20 (19.23%) HTML5
21 19 (18.27%) C++
22 18 (17.31%) Subversion
22 18 (17.31%) Test Automation
23 16 (15.38%) 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 26 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (2.88%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.96%) SAS
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
2 1 (0.96%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) Redis
6 1 (0.96%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.96%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.96%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Subversion
2 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.69%) Maven
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.81%) Selenium
6 4 (3.85%) NUnit
7 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.88%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.92%) MSTest
8 2 (1.92%) NCover
8 2 (1.92%) NCrunch
8 2 (1.92%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.96%) JBehave
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 15 (14.42%) Legal
3 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (59.62%) .NET
2 43 (41.35%) HTML
3 42 (40.38%) ASP.NET
4 37 (35.58%) Web Services
5 31 (29.81%) Ajax
6 27 (25.96%) jQuery
7 23 (22.12%) CSS
8 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (21.15%) XML
9 20 (19.23%) HTML5
10 16 (15.38%) CSS3
11 15 (14.42%) XSL
12 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (13.46%) WCF
13 13 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (11.54%) .NET Framework
14 12 (11.54%) J2EE
14 12 (11.54%) RESTful
15 10 (9.62%) Classic ASP
15 10 (9.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Mathematics
2 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.08%) Windows
2 16 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.65%) Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) MVC
2 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.04%) OO
3 25 (24.04%) Software Engineering
4 23 (22.12%) Web Development
5 21 (20.19%) TDD
6 18 (17.31%) Test Automation
7 15 (14.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (14.42%) Pair Programming
7 15 (14.42%) User Stories
8 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (11.54%) OOP
8 12 (11.54%) Scrum
9 9 (8.65%) SDLC
10 8 (7.69%) Network Management
10 8 (7.69%) Software Testing
11 7 (6.73%) Validation
12 6 (5.77%) CRM
12 6 (5.77%) Software Deployment
13 5 (4.81%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (75.00%) C#
2 65 (62.50%) SQL
3 63 (60.58%) JavaScript
4 40 (38.46%) Java
5 31 (29.81%) T-SQL
6 24 (23.08%) VB
7 19 (18.27%) C++
8 14 (13.46%) PL/SQL
8 14 (13.46%) VB6
9 13 (12.50%) VB.NET
10 11 (10.58%) Python
11 8 (7.69%) C
11 8 (7.69%) Scala
12 5 (4.81%) PHP
13 3 (2.88%) Ruby
14 2 (1.92%) Erlang
14 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle
3 1 (0.96%) Sage