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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 67 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 87 61 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.74% 3.22% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 3.33% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 79 50 106
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
2199 1832 2867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.58% 96.73% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 1400 2446
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 - 22 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -1 13 £25,000 -46.23%
Stevenage +15 9 £37,500 -19.35%
Rickmansworth - 7 £45,000 -
Watford -23 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Hertford - 6 £41,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -13 5 £46,250 +32.14%
Letchworth +14 4 £25,500 +18.60% 1
Royston -3 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Borehamwood - 2 £32,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 122 (68.93%) C#
2 110 (62.15%) Software Engineering
3 92 (51.98%) Degree
4 82 (46.33%) Computer Science
5 80 (45.20%) .NET
6 78 (44.07%) C++
7 74 (41.81%) Linux
8 73 (41.24%) OO
8 73 (41.24%) Java
9 65 (36.72%) SQL
10 61 (34.46%) C
11 56 (31.64%) ASP.NET
11 56 (31.64%) UNIX
12 55 (31.07%) JavaScript
13 53 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (29.38%) Multithreading
15 51 (28.81%) HTML
16 42 (23.73%) MVC
16 42 (23.73%) Algorithms
17 41 (23.16%) Python
18 40 (22.60%) Windows
18 40 (22.60%) SQL Server
19 39 (22.03%) Oracle
20 37 (20.90%) XML
21 36 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
22 35 (19.77%) CSS
22 35 (19.77%) TDD
23 33 (18.64%) Microsoft
24 30 (16.95%) Finance
25 28 (15.82%) Scrum

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 13 (7.34%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.08%) GlassFish
3 7 (3.95%) IIS
4 2 (1.13%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.95%) MS Office
3 6 (3.39%) Mingle
4 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) LDAP
2 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.91%) NoSQL
3 14 (7.91%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.21%) MySQL
5 9 (5.08%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.08%) BigTable
6 7 (3.95%) RavenDB
6 7 (3.95%) Neo4j
6 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.69%) MS Access
8 1 (0.56%) DTS
8 1 (0.56%) DB2
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (9.60%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.47%) NUnit
3 15 (8.47%) TeamCity
4 12 (6.78%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.08%) Selenium
6 8 (4.52%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (3.39%) MSTest
8 6 (3.39%) JUnit
9 5 (2.82%) Moq
10 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.13%) Subversion
12 1 (0.56%) Maven
12 1 (0.56%) Ant
12 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (16.95%) Finance
2 24 (13.56%) Banking
3 13 (7.34%) Retail
4 9 (5.08%) Marketing
4 9 (5.08%) Games
5 4 (2.26%) Advertising
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (45.20%) .NET
2 56 (31.64%) ASP.NET
3 51 (28.81%) HTML
4 37 (20.90%) XML
5 36 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (19.77%) CSS
7 24 (13.56%) Web Services
7 24 (13.56%) jQuery
8 22 (12.43%) Ajax
9 21 (11.86%) HTML5
9 21 (11.86%) CSS3
10 18 (10.17%) .NET Framework
11 17 (9.60%) WCF
12 13 (7.34%) WinForms
13 12 (6.78%) XSLT
14 10 (5.65%) Silverlight
15 8 (4.52%) WebSockets
15 8 (4.52%) Oracle ADF
15 8 (4.52%) XSL
15 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 82 (46.33%) Computer Science
2 42 (23.73%) Algorithms
3 22 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.08%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (5.08%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.82%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.26%) User Experience
7 4 (2.26%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.69%) Kindle
8 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.13%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.13%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 74 (41.81%) Linux
2 56 (31.64%) UNIX
3 40 (22.60%) Windows
4 15 (8.47%) AIX
4 15 (8.47%) Android
4 15 (8.47%) Apple iOS
5 14 (7.91%) HPUX
6 2 (1.13%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (62.15%) Software Engineering
2 73 (41.24%) OO
3 53 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (29.38%) Multithreading
5 42 (23.73%) MVC
6 35 (19.77%) TDD
7 28 (15.82%) Scrum
8 25 (14.12%) Web Development
9 15 (8.47%) Unit Testing
10 14 (7.91%) OOD
11 12 (6.78%) Low Latency
12 11 (6.21%) BDD
13 10 (5.65%) User Stories
14 8 (4.52%) Web Application Development
14 8 (4.52%) Product Management
14 8 (4.52%) SOA
15 7 (3.95%) Pair Programming
15 7 (3.95%) Waterfall
15 7 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (3.39%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 122 (68.93%) C#
2 78 (44.07%) C++
3 73 (41.24%) Java
4 65 (36.72%) SQL
5 61 (34.46%) C
6 55 (31.07%) JavaScript
7 41 (23.16%) Python
8 17 (9.60%) Objective-C
9 16 (9.04%) PL/SQL
10 14 (7.91%) Shell Script
11 10 (5.65%) PowerShell
12 9 (5.08%) Scala
13 8 (4.52%) VB.NET
14 6 (3.39%) PHP
14 6 (3.39%) T-SQL
14 6 (3.39%) Assembly Language
15 5 (2.82%) VB
16 3 (1.69%) ActionScript
16 3 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
17 2 (1.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 92 (51.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.69%) WCAG
3 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (22.03%) Oracle
2 33 (18.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.52%) HP
4 4 (2.26%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.13%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.13%) Zend
6 1 (0.56%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) Capita
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-70k
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum - shares, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + including excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago