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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 66 87 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 75 61 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.72% 2.68% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 2.77% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 75
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,800
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
1950 2202 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.63% 96.92% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1836 1611
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +12 24 £42,500 -13.70%
St Albans +12 19 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Borehamwood +6 10 £38,750 +12.31%
Stevenage -15 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Royston - 5 £50,000 - 1
Rickmansworth -8 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £65,000 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 75 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 57 (47.50%) SQL
4 56 (46.67%) C#
5 46 (38.33%) Scrum
6 44 (36.67%) .NET
6 44 (36.67%) AngularJS
7 41 (34.17%) ASP.NET
8 40 (33.33%) MVC
9 39 (32.50%) Software Engineering
10 38 (31.67%) HTML
10 38 (31.67%) Java
11 36 (30.00%) Windows
12 34 (28.33%) TDD
13 33 (27.50%) Degree
14 29 (24.17%) C++
14 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
15 28 (23.33%) Computer Science
16 26 (21.67%) Web Development
16 26 (21.67%) OO
17 24 (20.00%) CSS
17 24 (20.00%) .NET Framework
18 22 (18.33%) Entity Framework
19 21 (17.50%) Subversion
20 20 (16.67%) Visual Studio
20 20 (16.67%) Node.js
21 18 (15.00%) Finance
21 18 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 18 (15.00%) OOD
21 18 (15.00%) Multithreading

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 7 (5.83%) Apache
2 3 (2.50%) CMS
2 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) HTTP
1 3 (2.50%) SSL
1 3 (2.50%) VoIP
1 3 (2.50%) Wireless
2 2 (1.67%) Firewall
2 2 (1.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.83%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.17%) Redis
7 4 (3.33%) MySQL
8 3 (2.50%) Big Data
8 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.83%) MS Access
9 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Subversion
2 20 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 16 (13.33%) LabVIEW
4 12 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 9 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 7 (5.83%) gulp
7 7 (5.83%) JBehave
7 7 (5.83%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (5.83%) WebDriver
8 6 (5.00%) JUnit
9 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.33%) NUnit
9 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.50%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.50%) JIRA
10 3 (2.50%) Maven
10 3 (2.50%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.50%) NetBeans
10 3 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.33%) Games
4 4 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.33%) Retail
5 3 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.50%) Automotive
5 3 (2.50%) Banking
5 3 (2.50%) Electronics
5 3 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.67%) .NET
1 44 (36.67%) AngularJS
2 41 (34.17%) ASP.NET
3 38 (31.67%) HTML
4 24 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 24 (20.00%) CSS
5 22 (18.33%) Entity Framework
6 20 (16.67%) Node.js
7 18 (15.00%) jQuery
8 15 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (12.50%) HTML5
8 15 (12.50%) Spring
8 15 (12.50%) XML
9 13 (10.83%) Web Services
10 10 (8.33%) OpenCV
10 10 (8.33%) OpenGL
11 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (7.50%) J2EE
12 8 (6.67%) Gherkin
12 8 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.17%) e-Learning
3 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.33%) Smart Home
4 3 (2.50%) User Experience
5 2 (1.67%) iPad
5 2 (1.67%) Life Science
5 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.83%) BBC
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
6 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.00%) Windows
2 17 (14.17%) Linux
3 6 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.50%) Android
6 2 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.33%) Scrum
3 40 (33.33%) MVC
4 39 (32.50%) Software Engineering
5 34 (28.33%) TDD
6 26 (21.67%) OO
6 26 (21.67%) Web Development
7 18 (15.00%) Multithreading
7 18 (15.00%) OOD
7 18 (15.00%) Physics
8 17 (14.17%) OOP
9 16 (13.33%) Image Processing
10 13 (10.83%) SDLC
11 9 (7.50%) ATDD
11 9 (7.50%) BDD
11 9 (7.50%) Data Analysis
12 8 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.67%) Test Scripting
13 7 (5.83%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 57 (47.50%) SQL
3 56 (46.67%) C#
4 38 (31.67%) Java
5 29 (24.17%) C++
6 16 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.83%) C
7 7 (5.83%) ES6
7 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.83%) VB
8 6 (5.00%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.17%) Python
10 3 (2.50%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.50%) Ruby
11 2 (1.67%) Progress 4GL
11 2 (1.67%) VBA
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (27.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) SDET
3 1 (0.83%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Oracle
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.50%) Progress
4 2 (1.67%) Ab Initio
4 2 (1.67%) Apple
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) Google
5 1 (0.83%) Snow
5 1 (0.83%) Virgin Media
5 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
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Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £competitive + Bonus + Bens
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