The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 60 88 100
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 93 50 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.50% 2.36% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 2.47% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79 44 55
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1964 2028 2521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.11% 95.71% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1569 2129
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
St Albans 0 19 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 16 £25,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 8 £35,000 - 1
Stevenage +22 5 £40,000 +2.56%
Hitchin -15 5 £32,000 -9.85%
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £27,500 -
Welwyn - 4 £28,250 -
Letchworth +14 3 £35,500 -21.11%
Watford -14 2 £45,500 +40.00%
Royston - 2 £45,000 -
Borehamwood - 2 £27,500 -
Bishop's Stortford +14 1 £27,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 126 (66.67%) C#
2 101 (53.44%) .NET
2 101 (53.44%) Software Engineering
3 91 (48.15%) SQL
4 84 (44.44%) Degree
5 78 (41.27%) JavaScript
6 70 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (35.45%) ASP.NET
7 67 (35.45%) Computer Science
8 65 (34.39%) HTML
8 65 (34.39%) C++
9 64 (33.86%) SQL Server
10 63 (33.33%) Windows
11 62 (32.80%) Java
12 59 (31.22%) Linux
13 55 (29.10%) OO
14 48 (25.40%) MVC
15 47 (24.87%) Microsoft
15 47 (24.87%) XML
16 44 (23.28%) C
16 44 (23.28%) TDD
17 43 (22.75%) Multithreading
17 43 (22.75%) ASP.NET MVC
18 41 (21.69%) CSS
19 39 (20.63%) HTML5
20 38 (20.11%) Oracle
21 37 (19.58%) Web Development
22 36 (19.05%) Finance
22 36 (19.05%) Scrum
23 32 (16.93%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 18 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.76%) IIS
3 5 (2.65%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.12%) Apache
5 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.06%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.06%) Confluence
5 2 (1.06%) Node.js
5 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (16.93%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.76%) Mingle
3 8 (4.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.65%) SaaS
3 3 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (33.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.52%) MySQL
3 12 (6.35%) RavenDB
3 12 (6.35%) Neo4j
3 12 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.82%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.70%) MS Access
5 7 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.06%) BigTable
7 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 27 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (13.23%) TeamCity
2 25 (13.23%) NUnit
3 24 (12.70%) Visual Studio
4 17 (8.99%) Selenium
5 16 (8.47%) Git (software)
6 14 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (4.76%) MSTest
7 9 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (3.17%) Subversion
10 5 (2.65%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.65%) Moq
11 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.59%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.59%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.59%) Maven
11 3 (1.59%) JIRA
11 3 (1.59%) Ant
11 3 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 36 (19.05%) Finance
2 20 (10.58%) Banking
3 13 (6.88%) Retail
4 10 (5.29%) Marketing
5 7 (3.70%) Advertising
6 4 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.59%) Legal
7 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (53.44%) .NET
2 67 (35.45%) ASP.NET
3 65 (34.39%) HTML
4 47 (24.87%) XML
5 43 (22.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (21.69%) CSS
7 39 (20.63%) HTML5
8 27 (14.29%) CSS3
8 27 (14.29%) Ajax
9 25 (13.23%) Web Services
10 24 (12.70%) .NET Framework
11 21 (11.11%) WCF
11 21 (11.11%) XSLT
12 19 (10.05%) WinForms
12 19 (10.05%) jQuery
13 16 (8.47%) WebSockets
14 15 (7.94%) Silverlight
15 13 (6.88%) XSL
16 12 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (5.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 67 (35.45%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.17%) Algorithms
3 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.65%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.65%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.12%) User Experience
8 3 (1.59%) Kindle
8 3 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.06%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (33.33%) Windows
2 59 (31.22%) Linux
3 30 (15.87%) UNIX
4 12 (6.35%) Android
5 11 (5.82%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.70%) AIX
6 7 (3.70%) HPUX
7 2 (1.06%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (53.44%) Software Engineering
2 70 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (29.10%) OO
4 48 (25.40%) MVC
5 44 (23.28%) TDD
6 43 (22.75%) Multithreading
7 37 (19.58%) Web Development
8 36 (19.05%) Scrum
9 19 (10.05%) OOD
10 17 (8.99%) Unit Testing
10 17 (8.99%) Low Latency
11 14 (7.41%) BDD
12 13 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (6.88%) SOA
12 13 (6.88%) User Stories
13 11 (5.82%) Web Application Development
14 10 (5.29%) Pair Programming
15 9 (4.76%) CQRS
16 8 (4.23%) Product Management
17 7 (3.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 126 (66.67%) C#
2 91 (48.15%) SQL
3 78 (41.27%) JavaScript
4 65 (34.39%) C++
5 62 (32.80%) Java
6 44 (23.28%) C
7 25 (13.23%) Python
8 19 (10.05%) PL/SQL
9 15 (7.94%) Objective-C
9 15 (7.94%) PowerShell
10 13 (6.88%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 8 (4.23%) PHP
13 7 (3.70%) Shell Script
14 6 (3.17%) Assembly Language
15 4 (2.12%) VB
15 4 (2.12%) XPath
16 3 (1.59%) Ruby
16 3 (1.59%) ActionScript 3.0
16 3 (1.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 84 (44.44%) Degree
2 5 (2.65%) VCP4
3 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.59%) WCAG
3 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
System Software
1 12 (6.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.11%) Oracle
3 6 (3.17%) Ab Initio
4 3 (1.59%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.06%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.06%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.06%) Zend
5 2 (1.06%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.06%) Progress
5 2 (1.06%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) Capita
6 1 (0.53%) HP
St Albans
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme,
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson - UK
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Rickmansworth
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + package
Posted: 27 days ago