The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 79 51 78
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 67 92 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.71% 4.33% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 4.60% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 66 85 68
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2374 2001 2585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.88% 94.25% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1590 2069
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +10 10 £50,000 +25.00%
Hemel Hempstead -4 8 £40,000 -
Letchworth -11 6 £42,500 +18.05%
Watford -16 6 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Hertford - 6 £42,500 - 1
Borehamwood - 6 £27,500 - 2
Stevenage +3 4 £39,000 -13.33%
Potters Bar - 2 £30,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £45,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (50.76%) C#
2 62 (46.97%) Software Engineering
3 51 (38.64%) .NET
4 48 (36.36%) C++
5 47 (35.61%) SQL
6 46 (34.85%) Degree
7 41 (31.06%) OO
8 38 (28.79%) Java
9 37 (28.03%) JavaScript
9 37 (28.03%) Computer Science
10 35 (26.52%) ASP.NET
11 34 (25.76%) Linux
12 29 (21.97%) Oracle
13 27 (20.45%) Finance
14 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
15 24 (18.18%) UNIX
16 23 (17.42%) OOP
16 23 (17.42%) CSS
16 23 (17.42%) HTML
17 22 (16.67%) PHP
17 22 (16.67%) Windows
18 21 (15.91%) C
18 21 (15.91%) Web Services
18 21 (15.91%) XML
18 21 (15.91%) jQuery
19 20 (15.15%) MVC
20 18 (13.64%) Git (software)
21 17 (12.88%) MFC
22 16 (12.12%) Mathematics
22 16 (12.12%) WPF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.58%) Apache
2 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.79%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.03%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) DNS
1 2 (1.52%) LDAP
2 1 (0.76%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.36%) MySQL
3 14 (10.61%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.79%) BigTable
6 5 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (7.58%) Subversion
4 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (1.52%) JUnit
7 2 (1.52%) NUnit
8 1 (0.76%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.76%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 27 (20.45%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Banking
3 7 (5.30%) Games
4 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.64%) .NET
2 35 (26.52%) ASP.NET
3 23 (17.42%) CSS
3 23 (17.42%) HTML
4 21 (15.91%) Web Services
4 21 (15.91%) XML
4 21 (15.91%) jQuery
5 17 (12.88%) MFC
6 16 (12.12%) WPF
7 13 (9.85%) WCF
8 12 (9.09%) WinForms
8 12 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
9 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (7.58%) .NET Framework
10 10 (7.58%) LAMP
11 7 (5.30%) XSLT
11 7 (5.30%) CSS3
12 5 (3.79%) Ajax
12 5 (3.79%) SOAP
12 5 (3.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.03%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.79%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (3.03%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.27%) W3C
5 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.52%) iPhone
6 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.76%) Linux
2 24 (18.18%) UNIX
3 22 (16.67%) Windows
4 10 (7.58%) AIX
5 9 (6.82%) HPUX
5 9 (6.82%) Android
6 8 (6.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.97%) Software Engineering
2 41 (31.06%) OO
3 23 (17.42%) OOP
4 20 (15.15%) MVC
5 15 (11.36%) Multithreading
6 12 (9.09%) TDD
7 10 (7.58%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.82%) MVVM
9 8 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.06%) Scrum
10 7 (5.30%) Web Development
11 6 (4.55%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.55%) OOD
12 5 (3.79%) Software Testing
12 5 (3.79%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.79%) Project Management
12 5 (3.79%) OO PHP
13 3 (2.27%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.27%) Web Application Development
14 2 (1.52%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (50.76%) C#
2 48 (36.36%) C++
3 47 (35.61%) SQL
4 38 (28.79%) Java
5 37 (28.03%) JavaScript
6 22 (16.67%) PHP
7 21 (15.91%) C
8 15 (11.36%) VB
8 15 (11.36%) PL/SQL
9 14 (10.61%) Python
10 10 (7.58%) VC++
11 9 (6.82%) Shell Script
11 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
12 8 (6.06%) VB6
13 7 (5.30%) VB.NET
14 6 (4.55%) Objective-C
15 5 (3.79%) Scala
16 4 (3.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 2 (1.52%) F#
17 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (34.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) HL7
2 1 (0.76%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (21.97%) Oracle
2 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.06%) Zend
4 4 (3.03%) HP
5 3 (2.27%) Google
6 2 (1.52%) Adobe
6 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) Symbian
7 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
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