The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 87 41 76
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 68 108 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.70% 4.86% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 5.16% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 67 100 69
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2400 2094 2425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.39% 94.15% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1984 1653 1960
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +7 12 £40,000 -
Letchworth -13 8 £42,500 +21.42%
Borehamwood - 7 £27,500 - 1
St Albans +6 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Stevenage +1 6 £39,000 -13.33%
Watford -21 5 £40,000 +53.84% 2
Hertford -2 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Kings Langley - 2 £45,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 2 £30,500 -
Bishop's Stortford -2 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 65 (51.18%) C#
2 52 (40.94%) .NET
3 49 (38.58%) Software Engineering
4 46 (36.22%) SQL
5 45 (35.43%) Degree
6 41 (32.28%) C++
7 35 (27.56%) JavaScript
8 33 (25.98%) OO
9 32 (25.20%) SQL Server
10 31 (24.41%) Java
11 29 (22.83%) ASP.NET
11 29 (22.83%) Windows
12 28 (22.05%) Finance
13 27 (21.26%) Oracle
13 27 (21.26%) Computer Science
14 25 (19.69%) WPF
14 25 (19.69%) XML
15 24 (18.90%) Linux
16 22 (17.32%) OOP
17 20 (15.75%) CSS
17 20 (15.75%) PHP
17 20 (15.75%) HTML
18 19 (14.96%) jQuery
19 18 (14.17%) .NET Framework
19 18 (14.17%) Web Services
20 17 (13.39%) MFC
20 17 (13.39%) MVC
20 17 (13.39%) Mathematics
20 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
21 16 (12.60%) PL/SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.09%) Apache
2 4 (3.15%) Node.js
3 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.57%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Office
1 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) SSH
2 1 (0.79%) UPnP
2 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.81%) MySQL
3 13 (10.24%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (6.30%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.57%) BigTable
8 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.81%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (7.87%) Subversion
4 7 (5.51%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (1.57%) NUnit
8 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.79%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.79%) JUnit
General
1 28 (22.05%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (6.30%) Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Games
5 2 (1.57%) Back Office
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (40.94%) .NET
2 29 (22.83%) ASP.NET
3 25 (19.69%) XML
3 25 (19.69%) WPF
4 20 (15.75%) HTML
4 20 (15.75%) CSS
5 19 (14.96%) jQuery
6 18 (14.17%) .NET Framework
6 18 (14.17%) Web Services
7 17 (13.39%) MFC
8 13 (10.24%) Oracle ADF
8 13 (10.24%) WCF
9 10 (7.87%) Reactive Extensions
9 10 (7.87%) WinForms
10 9 (7.09%) LAMP
11 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.72%) XSLT
12 6 (4.72%) Ajax
13 5 (3.94%) SOAP
13 5 (3.94%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Computer Science
2 17 (13.39%) Mathematics
3 13 (10.24%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.15%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.36%) W3C
5 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.57%) iPhone
6 2 (1.57%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Windows
2 24 (18.90%) Linux
3 16 (12.60%) UNIX
4 8 (6.30%) AIX
4 8 (6.30%) HPUX
5 6 (4.72%) Android
6 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (38.58%) Software Engineering
2 33 (25.98%) OO
3 22 (17.32%) OOP
4 17 (13.39%) MVC
5 12 (9.45%) TDD
6 9 (7.09%) E-Commerce
6 9 (7.09%) MVVM
7 8 (6.30%) Multithreading
7 8 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.51%) Web Development
9 6 (4.72%) OOD
10 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.94%) Project Management
10 5 (3.94%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.94%) OO PHP
11 4 (3.15%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.15%) Scrum
12 3 (2.36%) SOA
12 3 (2.36%) Waterfall
12 3 (2.36%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (51.18%) C#
2 46 (36.22%) SQL
3 41 (32.28%) C++
4 35 (27.56%) JavaScript
5 31 (24.41%) Java
6 20 (15.75%) PHP
7 16 (12.60%) PL/SQL
8 15 (11.81%) VB
9 13 (10.24%) C
10 10 (7.87%) VC++
11 9 (7.09%) T-SQL
11 9 (7.09%) VB6
12 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
13 7 (5.51%) VB.NET
13 7 (5.51%) Python
14 6 (4.72%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 3 (2.36%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.57%) F#
16 2 (1.57%) Scala
16 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (35.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) HL7
Vendors
1 27 (21.26%) Oracle
2 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.51%) Zend
4 3 (2.36%) HP
4 3 (2.36%) Google
5 2 (1.57%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Symbian
6 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
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Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
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Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 23 days ago