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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 89 63 83
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 57 85 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.59% 4.24% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 4.39% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 50 76 44
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2140 1938 1966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.23% 96.75% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1825 1551 1488
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
Stevenage +2 13 £40,000 +1.91%
Rickmansworth +8 9 £32,500 -18.75%
Borehamwood -8 6 £34,500 +25.45%
Watford +13 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
St Albans -14 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Harpenden - 3 £55,000 -
Potters Bar -8 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Hemel Hempstead -11 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Hoddesdon - 1 £31,000 -
Tring - 1 £42,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 76 (69.72%) C#
2 75 (68.81%) .NET
3 71 (65.14%) SQL
4 57 (52.29%) JavaScript
5 54 (49.54%) HTML
6 50 (45.87%) ASP.NET
7 47 (43.12%) SQL Server
7 47 (43.12%) MVC
8 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (32.11%) jQuery
9 35 (32.11%) T-SQL
10 33 (30.28%) CSS
11 32 (29.36%) XML
12 31 (28.44%) Web Services
13 30 (27.52%) Ajax
14 28 (25.69%) HTML5
15 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
16 26 (23.85%) Windows
16 26 (23.85%) TDD
17 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (22.02%) WCF
18 22 (20.18%) Scrum
18 22 (20.18%) Java
19 21 (19.27%) IIS
20 20 (18.35%) Web Development
20 20 (18.35%) CSS3
21 19 (17.43%) .NET Framework
21 19 (17.43%) Visual Studio
21 19 (17.43%) OO
22 18 (16.51%) VB

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 21 (19.27%) IIS
2 4 (3.67%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.92%) Node.js
3 1 (0.92%) SAS
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (43.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.67%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.92%) Informix
7 1 (0.92%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.92%) Redis
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.17%) NUnit
3 8 (7.34%) TeamCity
4 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.59%) Selenium
6 4 (3.67%) Fiddler
6 4 (3.67%) Subversion
7 3 (2.75%) MSTest
7 3 (2.75%) NCover
8 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.83%) JIRA
8 2 (1.83%) Maven
8 2 (1.83%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.92%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (11.93%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Legal
3 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (68.81%) .NET
2 54 (49.54%) HTML
3 50 (45.87%) ASP.NET
4 35 (32.11%) jQuery
5 33 (30.28%) CSS
6 32 (29.36%) XML
7 31 (28.44%) Web Services
8 30 (27.52%) Ajax
9 28 (25.69%) HTML5
10 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (22.02%) WCF
11 20 (18.35%) CSS3
12 19 (17.43%) .NET Framework
13 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (15.60%) Entity Framework
15 14 (12.84%) XSL
16 13 (11.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (10.09%) Classic ASP
18 9 (8.26%) AngularJS
18 9 (8.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
1 9 (8.26%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.67%) Physics
3 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.92%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.92%) Fintech
4 1 (0.92%) FMCG
4 1 (0.92%) Handset
4 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.92%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Windows
2 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) AIX
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.92%) HPUX
4 1 (0.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.92%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.12%) MVC
2 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.85%) TDD
4 22 (20.18%) Scrum
5 20 (18.35%) Web Development
6 19 (17.43%) OO
7 18 (16.51%) Software Engineering
8 15 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (12.84%) Pair Programming
10 12 (11.01%) Test Automation
10 12 (11.01%) User Stories
11 11 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.26%) Software Testing
13 8 (7.34%) Multithreading
14 7 (6.42%) OOP
15 6 (5.50%) SDLC
16 5 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (4.59%) OOD
16 5 (4.59%) Release Management
16 5 (4.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.72%) C#
2 71 (65.14%) SQL
3 57 (52.29%) JavaScript
4 35 (32.11%) T-SQL
5 22 (20.18%) Java
6 18 (16.51%) VB
7 14 (12.84%) PL/SQL
8 13 (11.93%) VB6
9 11 (10.09%) VB.NET
10 9 (8.26%) C++
11 7 (6.42%) C
12 6 (5.50%) PHP
13 5 (4.59%) Python
14 3 (2.75%) XPath
14 3 (2.75%) XQuery
15 2 (1.83%) Scala
15 2 (1.83%) VBScript
16 1 (0.92%) Delphi
16 1 (0.92%) Perl
16 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Firmware
1 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.68%) Oracle
3 11 (10.09%) Telerik
4 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
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