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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 97 83 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 68 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.19% 2.74% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.86% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 46 67 91
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
2310 2377 1999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.45% 95.85% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 1978 1586
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +9 15 £45,000 +12.50% 5
St Albans -21 14 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Borehamwood -20 7 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Hemel Hempstead -10 6 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Stevenage +7 2 £29,250 -25.00%
Letchworth +2 2 £35,500 -16.47%
Berkhamsted - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 89 (64.49%) .NET
2 78 (56.52%) C#
3 76 (55.07%) SQL
4 71 (51.45%) JavaScript
5 60 (43.48%) SQL Server
6 59 (42.75%) Windows
7 57 (41.30%) ASP.NET
8 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (34.78%) Java
10 42 (30.43%) MVC
11 41 (29.71%) Software Engineering
12 38 (27.54%) Scrum
12 38 (27.54%) C++
13 34 (24.64%) HTML
13 34 (24.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (24.64%) Finance
13 34 (24.64%) Degree
13 34 (24.64%) AngularJS
14 32 (23.19%) Linux
14 32 (23.19%) OO
15 30 (21.74%) CSS
16 28 (20.29%) T-SQL
16 28 (20.29%) .NET Framework
16 28 (20.29%) TDD
17 26 (18.84%) HTML5
18 25 (18.12%) Entity Framework
19 24 (17.39%) OOP
20 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
21 21 (15.22%) jQuery
21 21 (15.22%) C

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (5.80%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.45%) Confluence
4 2 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) SAS
5 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Magento
1 1 (0.72%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.14%) SaaS
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 34 (24.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (12.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (10.14%) MongoDB
5 13 (9.42%) Relational Database
6 12 (8.70%) MySQL
7 11 (7.97%) NoSQL
8 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (5.80%) Sybase ASE
10 7 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (5.07%) DTS
11 3 (2.17%) MS Access
11 3 (2.17%) Big Data
11 3 (2.17%) SQLite
12 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.72%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.72%) QlikView
13 1 (0.72%) Informix
13 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.97%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.52%) Selenium
4 9 (6.52%) TeamCity
4 9 (6.52%) Subversion
5 8 (5.80%) NUnit
6 5 (3.62%) JIRA
7 3 (2.17%) Maven
7 3 (2.17%) Ant
7 3 (2.17%) Xcode
7 3 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.17%) CocoaPods
8 2 (1.45%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.72%) NSubstitute
General
1 34 (24.64%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Retail
3 4 (2.90%) Marketing
4 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (64.49%) .NET
2 57 (41.30%) ASP.NET
3 34 (24.64%) HTML
3 34 (24.64%) AngularJS
4 30 (21.74%) CSS
5 28 (20.29%) .NET Framework
6 26 (18.84%) HTML5
7 25 (18.12%) Entity Framework
8 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (15.22%) jQuery
10 20 (14.49%) CSS3
11 19 (13.77%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (11.59%) J2EE
13 15 (10.87%) Web Services
14 14 (10.14%) Ajax
15 12 (8.70%) WCF
15 12 (8.70%) XML
15 12 (8.70%) WebSockets
16 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (6.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.80%) Mathematics
2 8 (5.80%) User Experience
3 6 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.90%) iSeries
4 4 (2.90%) Physics
5 3 (2.17%) IVR
5 3 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.17%) iPhone
5 3 (2.17%) iPad
6 2 (1.45%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.45%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) Biology
7 1 (0.72%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.72%) Informatics
7 1 (0.72%) Life Science
7 1 (0.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 59 (42.75%) Windows
2 32 (23.19%) Linux
3 10 (7.25%) Android
3 10 (7.25%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.62%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.90%) UNIX
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.72%) AIX
9 1 (0.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.43%) MVC
3 41 (29.71%) Software Engineering
4 38 (27.54%) Scrum
5 32 (23.19%) OO
6 28 (20.29%) TDD
7 24 (17.39%) OOP
8 15 (10.87%) Web Development
9 14 (10.14%) Multithreading
10 9 (6.52%) Mobile Development
10 9 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.80%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.80%) OOD
12 7 (5.07%) ETL
12 7 (5.07%) Low Latency
12 7 (5.07%) Coaching
13 6 (4.35%) Time Management
13 6 (4.35%) Memory Management
13 6 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 78 (56.52%) C#
2 76 (55.07%) SQL
3 71 (51.45%) JavaScript
4 48 (34.78%) Java
5 38 (27.54%) C++
6 28 (20.29%) T-SQL
7 21 (15.22%) C
8 12 (8.70%) PL/SQL
9 11 (7.97%) Objective-C
10 10 (7.25%) PHP
11 6 (4.35%) VB
11 6 (4.35%) Python
12 5 (3.62%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.90%) VBA
14 3 (2.17%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.45%) VB6
15 2 (1.45%) Lua
15 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.45%) Perl
16 1 (0.72%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 34 (24.64%) Degree
2 3 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.72%) MCSD
3 1 (0.72%) HND
3 1 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.14%) Firmware
2 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (13.77%) Oracle
2 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.80%) Sybase
3 8 (5.80%) IBM
3 8 (5.80%) Jaspersoft
4 6 (4.35%) Adobe
5 4 (2.90%) OpenLink
6 3 (2.17%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.17%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.17%) Apple
7 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.45%) Google
7 2 (1.45%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.72%) New Relic
8 1 (0.72%) Zend
8 1 (0.72%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.72%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.72%) Telerik
8 1 (0.72%) Tableau
8 1 (0.72%) Sage
Watford, Hertfordshire
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
OHO Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago