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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 104 81 41
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 70 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 2.68% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.82% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 69 111
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
2273 2485 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.75% 95.25% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1862 2063 1699
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Watford +16 19 £45,000 +28.57% 4
St Albans -13 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Stevenage +10 5 £32,000 -17.94% 1
Borehamwood -10 4 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Letchworth +4 2 £39,250 -7.64% 1
Hemel Hempstead -19 2 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £33,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 96 (64.86%) .NET
2 83 (56.08%) SQL
3 82 (55.41%) C#
4 72 (48.65%) JavaScript
5 65 (43.92%) SQL Server
5 65 (43.92%) Windows
6 60 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (39.86%) ASP.NET
8 48 (32.43%) Java
9 43 (29.05%) MVC
10 41 (27.70%) C++
10 41 (27.70%) Software Engineering
11 40 (27.03%) HTML
12 39 (26.35%) Scrum
13 38 (25.68%) Finance
14 37 (25.00%) Degree
15 32 (21.62%) CSS
15 32 (21.62%) Linux
16 31 (20.95%) OO
16 31 (20.95%) AngularJS
17 30 (20.27%) TDD
17 30 (20.27%) HTML5
18 28 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 25 (16.89%) T-SQL
19 25 (16.89%) .NET Framework
20 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
21 22 (14.86%) Visual Studio
21 22 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
22 21 (14.19%) OOP
23 20 (13.51%) C

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.70%) Apache
4 3 (2.03%) IIS
4 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.35%) Node.js
5 2 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.70%) MS Office
4 3 (2.03%) Mingle
5 1 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) SaaS
2 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (43.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (10.14%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.46%) MongoDB
4 14 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (9.46%) MySQL
4 14 (9.46%) Relational Database
5 13 (8.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.41%) Sybase ASE
7 4 (2.70%) DTS
7 4 (2.70%) MS Access
8 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.03%) SQLite
8 3 (2.03%) RavenDB
8 3 (2.03%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.68%) Big Data
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.68%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.78%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.43%) TeamCity
4 11 (7.43%) NUnit
4 11 (7.43%) Subversion
5 9 (6.08%) Selenium
6 5 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.70%) JIRA
8 3 (2.03%) MSTest
8 3 (2.03%) Maven
8 3 (2.03%) Ant
8 3 (2.03%) Xcode
8 3 (2.03%) CocoaPods
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.35%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (1.35%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (25.68%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Retail
3 4 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.35%) Advertising
5 2 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (64.86%) .NET
2 59 (39.86%) ASP.NET
3 40 (27.03%) HTML
4 32 (21.62%) CSS
5 31 (20.95%) AngularJS
6 30 (20.27%) HTML5
7 25 (16.89%) .NET Framework
8 22 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (12.84%) Entity Framework
9 19 (12.84%) CSS3
9 19 (12.84%) XML
10 17 (11.49%) Web Services
10 17 (11.49%) jQuery
10 17 (11.49%) KnockoutJS
11 16 (10.81%) J2EE
12 13 (8.78%) XSLT
13 12 (8.11%) WCF
13 12 (8.11%) WebSockets
14 11 (7.43%) Spring
14 11 (7.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.84%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.41%) User Experience
3 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.70%) iSeries
4 4 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.03%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.03%) iPhone
5 3 (2.03%) iPad
6 2 (1.35%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.35%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.68%) Biology
7 1 (0.68%) Life Science
7 1 (0.68%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.68%) Informatics
7 1 (0.68%) Physics
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.92%) Windows
2 32 (21.62%) Linux
3 10 (6.76%) Android
4 9 (6.08%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.38%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.03%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.03%) UNIX
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.05%) MVC
3 41 (27.70%) Software Engineering
4 39 (26.35%) Scrum
5 31 (20.95%) OO
6 30 (20.27%) TDD
7 21 (14.19%) OOP
8 20 (13.51%) Web Development
9 16 (10.81%) Multithreading
10 10 (6.76%) Mobile Development
11 9 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.41%) CRM
12 8 (5.41%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.41%) OOD
13 7 (4.73%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.73%) Low Latency
14 6 (4.05%) Memory Management
14 6 (4.05%) Time Management
14 6 (4.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (56.08%) SQL
2 82 (55.41%) C#
3 72 (48.65%) JavaScript
4 48 (32.43%) Java
5 41 (27.70%) C++
6 25 (16.89%) T-SQL
7 20 (13.51%) C
8 12 (8.11%) PL/SQL
9 11 (7.43%) Objective-C
10 9 (6.08%) PHP
11 7 (4.73%) Python
11 7 (4.73%) VB.NET
12 6 (4.05%) VB
13 5 (3.38%) VBA
13 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.03%) XPath
14 3 (2.03%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.35%) Lua
15 2 (1.35%) Progress 4GL
15 2 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.03%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) MCSD
4 1 (0.68%) PhD
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) Firmware
2 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.84%) Oracle
3 8 (5.41%) Sybase
3 8 (5.41%) IBM
3 8 (5.41%) Jaspersoft
4 6 (4.05%) Adobe
5 4 (2.70%) OpenLink
6 3 (2.03%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.03%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.03%) Apple
7 2 (1.35%) Zend
7 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.35%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.35%) Progress
7 2 (1.35%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.68%) Dell
8 1 (0.68%) Telerik
8 1 (0.68%) Google
8 1 (0.68%) Tableau
8 1 (0.68%) SonicWALL
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum to £70,000 + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stevenage
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 based on experience + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 based on experience + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago