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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 71 63 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 75 71 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.23% 3.51% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 3.69% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 74 63 68
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 £32,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,850
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
2253 1925 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.94% 95.11% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1564 2183
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 £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 +13 15 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Watford +3 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Stevenage +8 8 £38,750 - 2
Hertford - 7 £42,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Borehamwood - 5 £27,500 -
Letchworth -8 4 £42,500 +14.86%
Royston - 2 £32,500 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £45,000 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 74 (54.01%) C#
2 67 (48.91%) Software Engineering
3 57 (41.61%) C++
4 54 (39.42%) Degree
5 51 (37.23%) .NET
6 50 (36.50%) OO
7 47 (34.31%) Computer Science
8 46 (33.58%) Linux
9 45 (32.85%) SQL
10 43 (31.39%) Java
11 37 (27.01%) ASP.NET
12 36 (26.28%) JavaScript
13 34 (24.82%) UNIX
14 29 (21.17%) C
15 28 (20.44%) Oracle
16 27 (19.71%) Finance
17 26 (18.98%) CSS
17 26 (18.98%) HTML
18 23 (16.79%) PHP
18 23 (16.79%) Windows
19 22 (16.06%) OOP
19 22 (16.06%) Python
19 22 (16.06%) Multithreading
20 21 (15.33%) jQuery
21 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
22 19 (13.87%) MVC
22 19 (13.87%) Git (software)
23 18 (13.14%) Web Services
24 16 (11.68%) XML
24 16 (11.68%) MFC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (7.30%) Apache
2 9 (6.57%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.11%) GlassFish
4 4 (2.92%) Node.js
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) LDAP
1 2 (1.46%) DNS
2 1 (0.73%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.68%) MySQL
2 16 (11.68%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.03%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.03%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (5.11%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.11%) BigTable
4 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.73%) DB2
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.76%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (7.30%) Subversion
4 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.92%) JUnit
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.46%) NUnit
7 1 (0.73%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (19.71%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Banking
3 9 (6.57%) Games
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.23%) .NET
2 37 (27.01%) ASP.NET
3 26 (18.98%) CSS
3 26 (18.98%) HTML
4 21 (15.33%) jQuery
5 18 (13.14%) Web Services
6 16 (11.68%) XML
6 16 (11.68%) MFC
7 13 (9.49%) WCF
8 12 (8.76%) WPF
8 12 (8.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (8.03%) Oracle ADF
9 11 (8.03%) WinForms
10 10 (7.30%) LAMP
11 7 (5.11%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.11%) CSS3
12 4 (2.92%) JSON
12 4 (2.92%) Silverlight
12 4 (2.92%) Ajax
12 4 (2.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (34.31%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.22%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.11%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (2.92%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.46%) W3C
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.73%) iPhone
7 1 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.58%) Linux
2 34 (24.82%) UNIX
3 23 (16.79%) Windows
4 12 (8.76%) AIX
5 11 (8.03%) HPUX
6 10 (7.30%) Android
6 10 (7.30%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (48.91%) Software Engineering
2 50 (36.50%) OO
3 22 (16.06%) OOP
3 22 (16.06%) Multithreading
4 19 (13.87%) MVC
5 11 (8.03%) Scrum
5 11 (8.03%) TDD
6 10 (7.30%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.11%) MVVM
8 7 (5.11%) Waterfall
8 7 (5.11%) Web Development
9 6 (4.38%) OO PHP
9 6 (4.38%) OOD
10 5 (3.65%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.65%) Project Management
10 5 (3.65%) Software Testing
11 4 (2.92%) Unit Testing
12 2 (1.46%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (1.46%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.01%) C#
2 57 (41.61%) C++
3 45 (32.85%) SQL
4 43 (31.39%) Java
5 36 (26.28%) JavaScript
6 29 (21.17%) C
7 23 (16.79%) PHP
8 22 (16.06%) Python
9 14 (10.22%) VB
10 12 (8.76%) PL/SQL
11 11 (8.03%) Shell Script
12 10 (7.30%) VC++
12 10 (7.30%) T-SQL
13 8 (5.84%) VB6
14 7 (5.11%) Scala
14 7 (5.11%) VB.NET
14 7 (5.11%) Objective-C
15 4 (2.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 2 (1.46%) VBA
16 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (39.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (20.44%) Oracle
2 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.84%) Zend
4 7 (5.11%) HP
5 2 (1.46%) Google
5 2 (1.46%) Adobe
5 2 (1.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) JBoss
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