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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 98 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 76 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.19% 3.26% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 3.37% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 47 75 62
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
2286 2258 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.62% 96.95% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1860 1547
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -10 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
St Albans -19 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Borehamwood -18 8 £41,250 +50.00%
Hemel Hempstead +6 5 £40,000 - 1
Stevenage +4 5 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Berkhamsted +6 3 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Harpenden - 2 £47,500 - 1
Letchworth -1 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £32,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 88 (71.54%) .NET
2 75 (60.98%) C#
3 70 (56.91%) SQL
4 67 (54.47%) JavaScript
5 59 (47.97%) ASP.NET
6 56 (45.53%) SQL Server
7 55 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (39.84%) Windows
9 46 (37.40%) MVC
10 37 (30.08%) Scrum
10 37 (30.08%) Java
10 37 (30.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (30.08%) .NET Framework
11 36 (29.27%) Entity Framework
11 36 (29.27%) OO
12 34 (27.64%) HTML
12 34 (27.64%) Software Engineering
13 32 (26.02%) AngularJS
14 31 (25.20%) T-SQL
14 31 (25.20%) CSS
15 30 (24.39%) TDD
16 29 (23.58%) C++
17 28 (22.76%) OOP
18 26 (21.14%) jQuery
19 25 (20.33%) Degree
20 24 (19.51%) Finance
21 22 (17.89%) HTML5
22 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
22 21 (17.07%) CSS3
23 20 (16.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.01%) SaaS
2 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) iBeacon
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (45.53%) SQL Server
2 37 (30.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (16.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.38%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.94%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.94%) Relational Database
6 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (7.32%) DTS
8 8 (6.50%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (4.07%) MySQL
9 5 (4.07%) Big Data
10 3 (2.44%) SQLite
11 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.81%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.81%) QlikView
12 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.50%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.69%) NUnit
4 7 (5.69%) Subversion
5 6 (4.88%) Selenium
6 3 (2.44%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.44%) Xcode
6 3 (2.44%) CocoaPods
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.63%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.63%) JIRA
8 1 (0.81%) Ant
8 1 (0.81%) Maven
8 1 (0.81%) NSubstitute
General
1 24 (19.51%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Retail
3 4 (3.25%) Marketing
3 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (71.54%) .NET
2 59 (47.97%) ASP.NET
3 37 (30.08%) .NET Framework
4 36 (29.27%) Entity Framework
5 34 (27.64%) HTML
6 32 (26.02%) AngularJS
7 31 (25.20%) CSS
8 26 (21.14%) jQuery
9 22 (17.89%) HTML5
10 21 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (17.07%) CSS3
11 18 (14.63%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (13.01%) Ajax
13 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (11.38%) Web Services
15 13 (10.57%) J2EE
16 12 (9.76%) LINQ
17 11 (8.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 8 (6.50%) REST
18 8 (6.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.94%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.69%) Physics
3 7 (5.69%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.69%) User Experience
4 4 (3.25%) iSeries
5 3 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.44%) iPad
5 3 (2.44%) IVR
5 3 (2.44%) iPhone
6 2 (1.63%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.81%) Biology
7 1 (0.81%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.81%) SCADA
7 1 (0.81%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.84%) Windows
2 18 (14.63%) Linux
3 8 (6.50%) Android
3 8 (6.50%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.07%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.63%) UNIX
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.40%) MVC
3 37 (30.08%) Scrum
4 36 (29.27%) OO
5 34 (27.64%) Software Engineering
6 30 (24.39%) TDD
7 28 (22.76%) OOP
8 15 (12.20%) Web Development
9 10 (8.13%) Multithreading
9 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.13%) Analytics
10 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.32%) ETL
11 8 (6.50%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.69%) Migration
13 6 (4.88%) Mobile Commerce
13 6 (4.88%) OOD
13 6 (4.88%) Time Management
13 6 (4.88%) Coaching
13 6 (4.88%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.98%) C#
2 70 (56.91%) SQL
3 67 (54.47%) JavaScript
4 37 (30.08%) Java
5 31 (25.20%) T-SQL
6 29 (23.58%) C++
7 13 (10.57%) C
8 10 (8.13%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.32%) Objective-C
10 6 (4.88%) VB
10 6 (4.88%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.07%) PHP
12 4 (3.25%) VBA
13 3 (2.44%) Python
13 3 (2.44%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.63%) VBScript
14 2 (1.63%) VB6
14 2 (1.63%) Perl
15 1 (0.81%) Lua
15 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (20.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) MCSD
3 1 (0.81%) HND
3 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Firmware
2 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) Sybase
3 8 (6.50%) Jaspersoft
4 6 (4.88%) Telerik
4 6 (4.88%) IBM
4 6 (4.88%) Adobe
5 4 (3.25%) OpenLink
5 4 (3.25%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.44%) Apple
7 2 (1.63%) New Relic
7 2 (1.63%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.81%) Tableau
8 1 (0.81%) Sage
8 1 (0.81%) Symantec
8 1 (0.81%) HP
8 1 (0.81%) Dell
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £56500 per annum + Exc bonus + other great bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Poupart Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago