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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 59 72 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 92 59 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.89% 2.98% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 3.12% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 90 54 70
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
2258 1891 3007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.52% 95.36% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 1557 2418
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 £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
St Albans -2 28 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Watford -11 12 £40,000 +23.07%
Stevenage +14 10 £38,500 -16.75% 2
Hertford - 10 £45,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 4 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Borehamwood - 4 £32,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -1 3 £60,000 +71.42%
Royston -5 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Letchworth -13 1 £28,000 -24.32%
Berkhamsted - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 101 (63.92%) C#
2 88 (55.70%) Software Engineering
3 78 (49.37%) .NET
4 72 (45.57%) Degree
5 67 (42.41%) Computer Science
6 62 (39.24%) ASP.NET
7 60 (37.97%) C++
8 58 (36.71%) OO
9 55 (34.81%) Linux
10 50 (31.65%) Java
11 49 (31.01%) SQL
12 45 (28.48%) JavaScript
13 42 (26.58%) C
13 42 (26.58%) UNIX
13 42 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (25.95%) HTML
14 41 (25.95%) CSS
15 39 (24.68%) MVC
16 35 (22.15%) Multithreading
17 34 (21.52%) Oracle
18 33 (20.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (20.25%) Algorithms
20 31 (19.62%) Web Services
20 31 (19.62%) Python
21 28 (17.72%) TDD
22 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
22 27 (17.09%) jQuery
23 24 (15.19%) XML
24 23 (14.56%) Windows
24 23 (14.56%) Git (software)

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (6.33%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.70%) GlassFish
3 7 (4.43%) Apache
4 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.90%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.80%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) LDAP
2 1 (0.63%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.49%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.86%) MySQL
4 13 (8.23%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.59%) MongoDB
6 11 (6.96%) RDBMS
7 9 (5.70%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (5.70%) BigTable
8 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.80%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.80%) RavenDB
10 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.63%) DB2
12 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.92%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.59%) NUnit
4 10 (6.33%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.70%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (4.43%) Subversion
7 6 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (3.80%) MSTest
8 5 (3.16%) Moq
8 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.53%) Selenium
10 3 (1.90%) JUnit
11 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (13.29%) Finance
2 14 (8.86%) Banking
3 9 (5.70%) Games
4 6 (3.80%) Retail
5 3 (1.90%) Marketing
5 3 (1.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (49.37%) .NET
2 62 (39.24%) ASP.NET
3 41 (25.95%) HTML
3 41 (25.95%) CSS
4 33 (20.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (19.62%) Web Services
6 27 (17.09%) jQuery
7 24 (15.19%) XML
8 21 (13.29%) .NET Framework
9 19 (12.03%) WCF
9 19 (12.03%) CSS3
10 16 (10.13%) HTML5
11 15 (9.49%) WPF
12 13 (8.23%) Ajax
13 12 (7.59%) WinForms
14 9 (5.70%) MFC
14 9 (5.70%) Oracle ADF
15 8 (5.06%) XSLT
16 7 (4.43%) LAMP
17 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 67 (42.41%) Computer Science
2 32 (20.25%) Algorithms
3 11 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.33%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.70%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (3.16%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.53%) User Experience
7 4 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.90%) Kindle
8 3 (1.90%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.90%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.90%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.27%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (34.81%) Linux
2 42 (26.58%) UNIX
3 23 (14.56%) Windows
4 12 (7.59%) AIX
4 12 (7.59%) Apple iOS
4 12 (7.59%) Android
5 11 (6.96%) HPUX
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (55.70%) Software Engineering
2 58 (36.71%) OO
3 42 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (24.68%) MVC
5 35 (22.15%) Multithreading
6 28 (17.72%) TDD
7 16 (10.13%) Scrum
7 16 (10.13%) Web Development
8 14 (8.86%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.59%) BDD
10 11 (6.96%) OOP
10 11 (6.96%) OOD
11 9 (5.70%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.70%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.06%) Low Latency
12 8 (5.06%) Web Application Development
13 6 (3.80%) OO PHP
13 6 (3.80%) CQRS
13 6 (3.80%) MVVM
14 5 (3.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (63.92%) C#
2 60 (37.97%) C++
3 50 (31.65%) Java
4 49 (31.01%) SQL
5 45 (28.48%) JavaScript
6 42 (26.58%) C
7 31 (19.62%) Python
8 19 (12.03%) PHP
9 13 (8.23%) PL/SQL
9 13 (8.23%) Objective-C
10 11 (6.96%) Shell Script
11 10 (6.33%) PowerShell
12 9 (5.70%) Scala
12 9 (5.70%) VB
13 8 (5.06%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.53%) VB6
14 4 (2.53%) VC++
14 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.90%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (1.90%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 72 (45.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) WCAG
1 3 (1.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (21.52%) Oracle
2 17 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.06%) HP
4 7 (4.43%) Zend
5 4 (2.53%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.27%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago