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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 61 72 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 90 57 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.88% 2.85% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 3.00% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 89 51 55
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,100
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
2245 1903 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.73% 95.29% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1857 1571 2265
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 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +8 24 £40,000 +3.89%
Watford -1 12 £40,000 +5.26%
Stevenage +9 10 £38,500 - 2
Hertford - 8 £50,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -10 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Borehamwood - 4 £27,500 - 1
Royston 0 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Letchworth -11 2 £30,250 -18.24%
Berkhamsted - 1 £30,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 92 (58.97%) C#
2 80 (51.28%) Software Engineering
3 68 (43.59%) .NET
4 64 (41.03%) C++
5 63 (40.38%) Degree
6 58 (37.18%) OO
7 57 (36.54%) Computer Science
8 53 (33.97%) Linux
8 53 (33.97%) ASP.NET
9 49 (31.41%) Java
9 49 (31.41%) SQL
10 40 (25.64%) UNIX
11 39 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 37 (23.72%) C
12 37 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (22.44%) HTML
14 34 (21.79%) CSS
15 32 (20.51%) Oracle
15 32 (20.51%) MVC
16 30 (19.23%) Multithreading
17 28 (17.95%) Python
18 27 (17.31%) Windows
18 27 (17.31%) Web Services
18 27 (17.31%) Finance
19 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 26 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (16.03%) jQuery
21 23 (14.74%) Git (software)
22 22 (14.10%) TDD
22 22 (14.10%) XML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (7.05%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.77%) GlassFish
3 8 (5.13%) Apache
4 4 (2.56%) Node.js
5 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) Mingle
3 2 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) LDAP
2 1 (0.64%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.97%) MySQL
4 13 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.05%) RDBMS
6 10 (6.41%) NoSQL
7 9 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (5.77%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.77%) BigTable
8 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.56%) RavenDB
9 4 (2.56%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.64%) DB2
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (5.13%) NUnit
5 7 (4.49%) Subversion
6 6 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.56%) JUnit
7 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.56%) MSTest
8 2 (1.28%) Moq
8 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Blend
8 2 (1.28%) Selenium
9 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (17.31%) Finance
2 12 (7.69%) Banking
3 10 (6.41%) Games
4 6 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (43.59%) .NET
2 53 (33.97%) ASP.NET
3 35 (22.44%) HTML
4 34 (21.79%) CSS
5 27 (17.31%) Web Services
6 26 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (16.03%) jQuery
8 22 (14.10%) XML
9 17 (10.90%) WCF
10 16 (10.26%) .NET Framework
11 15 (9.62%) CSS3
11 15 (9.62%) MFC
12 13 (8.33%) WPF
13 12 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
13 12 (7.69%) WinForms
14 10 (6.41%) HTML5
15 9 (5.77%) Ajax
16 8 (5.13%) LAMP
17 6 (3.85%) JSON
17 6 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (36.54%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.77%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.28%) User Experience
7 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.28%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.64%) Kindle
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (33.97%) Linux
2 40 (25.64%) UNIX
3 27 (17.31%) Windows
4 12 (7.69%) AIX
4 12 (7.69%) Android
4 12 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 11 (7.05%) HPUX
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (51.28%) Software Engineering
2 58 (37.18%) OO
3 37 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (20.51%) MVC
5 30 (19.23%) Multithreading
6 22 (14.10%) TDD
7 19 (12.18%) OOP
8 15 (9.62%) Scrum
9 10 (6.41%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.41%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.77%) Web Development
10 9 (5.77%) Waterfall
10 9 (5.77%) OOD
11 7 (4.49%) BDD
12 6 (3.85%) MVVM
12 6 (3.85%) OO PHP
13 5 (3.21%) Software Testing
13 5 (3.21%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.21%) Project Management
14 4 (2.56%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 92 (58.97%) C#
2 64 (41.03%) C++
3 49 (31.41%) Java
3 49 (31.41%) SQL
4 39 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 37 (23.72%) C
6 28 (17.95%) Python
7 21 (13.46%) PHP
8 14 (8.97%) PL/SQL
9 12 (7.69%) VB
10 11 (7.05%) Shell Script
10 11 (7.05%) Objective-C
11 10 (6.41%) VC++
12 9 (5.77%) Scala
13 8 (5.13%) VB.NET
14 5 (3.21%) VB6
14 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
14 5 (3.21%) T-SQL
15 4 (2.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 2 (1.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 63 (40.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.64%) WCAG
1 1 (0.64%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (20.51%) Oracle
2 14 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.13%) HP
3 8 (5.13%) Zend
4 2 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (0.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.64%) Ab Initio
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Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Willmott Dixon
Salary: £30-£37k plus bonus
Posted: 26 days ago