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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 68 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 82 63 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.71% 2.54% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 2.63% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 60 69
Average salary £34,000 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.48% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
2103 2395 2523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.12% 96.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1728 1910 2114
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 21 April 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 21 April 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
St Albans +4 14 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Watford +2 8 £48,000 +32.41%
Hitchin -3 6 £32,000 -9.85%
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £30,500 -
Stevenage +4 5 £32,000 -8.57%
Hemel Hempstead -26 4 £25,000 -23.07%
Welwyn - 4 £28,250 -
Royston - 4 £42,500 -
Letchworth +18 3 - -
Rickmansworth - 3 £32,500 -
Borehamwood +7 2 £27,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (56.80%) C#
2 91 (53.85%) SQL
3 88 (52.07%) .NET
4 73 (43.20%) Windows
5 72 (42.60%) JavaScript
5 72 (42.60%) Software Engineering
6 68 (40.24%) Java
6 68 (40.24%) SQL Server
7 64 (37.87%) C++
8 60 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (33.73%) Degree
10 53 (31.36%) Linux
11 50 (29.59%) ASP.NET
12 49 (28.99%) HTML
13 44 (26.04%) Microsoft
13 44 (26.04%) Finance
14 42 (24.85%) Scrum
14 42 (24.85%) OO
15 40 (23.67%) XML
16 37 (21.89%) Computer Science
17 35 (20.71%) C
18 31 (18.34%) TDD
18 31 (18.34%) Multithreading
19 30 (17.75%) Oracle
19 30 (17.75%) MVC
20 28 (16.57%) MS Excel
20 28 (16.57%) HTML5
20 28 (16.57%) Web Development
21 27 (15.98%) Team Foundation Server
22 26 (15.38%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 15 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.33%) IIS
3 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.37%) Apache
5 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.18%) Confluence
6 2 (1.18%) Node.js
6 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (16.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.92%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) Mingle
4 1 (0.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.96%) SaaS
3 3 (1.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (40.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.24%) MySQL
3 14 (8.28%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (5.33%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.14%) MS Access
8 6 (3.55%) RavenDB
8 6 (3.55%) Neo4j
9 4 (2.37%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.59%) DTS
Development Applications
1 27 (15.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (10.06%) NUnit
2 17 (10.06%) TeamCity
3 16 (9.47%) Visual Studio
4 15 (8.88%) Selenium
5 10 (5.92%) Git (software)
6 9 (5.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (3.55%) Subversion
9 5 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.96%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.37%) Maven
10 4 (2.37%) JIRA
10 4 (2.37%) Ant
11 3 (1.78%) JUnit
11 3 (1.78%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.78%) MSTest
11 3 (1.78%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.78%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (26.04%) Finance
2 13 (7.69%) Banking
2 13 (7.69%) Retail
3 9 (5.33%) Marketing
4 4 (2.37%) Advertising
4 4 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.78%) Legal
5 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (52.07%) .NET
2 50 (29.59%) ASP.NET
3 49 (28.99%) HTML
4 40 (23.67%) XML
5 28 (16.57%) HTML5
6 26 (15.38%) CSS
7 25 (14.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (11.24%) J2EE
8 19 (11.24%) XSLT
8 19 (11.24%) Ajax
9 18 (10.65%) WinForms
9 18 (10.65%) AngularJS
10 17 (10.06%) CSS3
10 17 (10.06%) WCF
11 14 (8.28%) Web Services
11 14 (8.28%) WebSockets
12 13 (7.69%) .NET Framework
12 13 (7.69%) jQuery
12 13 (7.69%) XSL
13 12 (7.10%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.89%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.10%) Algorithms
3 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.55%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.96%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.96%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.37%) iSeries
7 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.18%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
8 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.59%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.20%) Windows
2 53 (31.36%) Linux
3 16 (9.47%) UNIX
4 11 (6.51%) Android
5 10 (5.92%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.37%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.78%) AIX
8 3 (1.78%) HPUX
9 2 (1.18%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.60%) Software Engineering
2 60 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.85%) OO
3 42 (24.85%) Scrum
4 31 (18.34%) Multithreading
4 31 (18.34%) TDD
5 30 (17.75%) MVC
6 28 (16.57%) Web Development
7 14 (8.28%) Mobile Development
8 13 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (7.69%) OOD
9 10 (5.92%) SOA
9 10 (5.92%) Pair Programming
9 10 (5.92%) User Stories
9 10 (5.92%) Low Latency
10 9 (5.33%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.73%) Product Management
12 7 (4.14%) Coaching
13 6 (3.55%) Technical Analysis
13 6 (3.55%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (56.80%) C#
2 91 (53.85%) SQL
3 72 (42.60%) JavaScript
4 68 (40.24%) Java
5 64 (37.87%) C++
6 35 (20.71%) C
7 18 (10.65%) PL/SQL
8 16 (9.47%) Python
9 15 (8.88%) T-SQL
10 10 (5.92%) Objective-C
11 9 (5.33%) PHP
12 6 (3.55%) VB.NET
12 6 (3.55%) Assembly Language
13 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.37%) XPath
14 4 (2.37%) VBA
14 4 (2.37%) VB
15 3 (1.78%) Ruby
15 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (33.73%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (10.06%) Firmware
2 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.75%) Oracle
3 8 (4.73%) IBM
4 4 (2.37%) Jaspersoft
4 4 (2.37%) Sybase
4 4 (2.37%) OpenLink
5 3 (1.78%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.18%) Zend
6 2 (1.18%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.18%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.18%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.18%) Progress
7 1 (0.59%) Capita
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago