The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 71 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 63 66 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.05% 2.74% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 2.82% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 49 64 76
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
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
1989 2343 2521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.18% 97.42% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1912 2076
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Hertfordshire region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +24 17 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Borehamwood +16 13 £36,000 +26.31%
St Albans +13 10 £36,000 -40.00%
Welwyn Garden City +12 8 £40,000 - 1
Stevenage - 6 £48,750 -
Watford +2 3 £34,000 -15.00%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 156 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 74 (47.44%) C++
2 74 (47.44%) Degree
3 71 (45.51%) C
4 62 (39.74%) Computer Science
5 55 (35.26%) C#
6 50 (32.05%) Java
6 50 (32.05%) Mathematics
7 42 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 37 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (22.44%) MVC
10 34 (21.79%) .NET
11 33 (21.15%) HTML
12 32 (20.51%) LabVIEW
13 31 (19.87%) CSS
13 31 (19.87%) Multithreading
13 31 (19.87%) Algorithms
14 30 (19.23%) ASP.NET
14 30 (19.23%) Games
14 30 (19.23%) Scrum
15 29 (18.59%) SQL
16 28 (17.95%) jQuery
17 27 (17.31%) Electronics
18 26 (16.67%) Software Testing
18 26 (16.67%) Automated Testing
18 26 (16.67%) Physics
18 26 (16.67%) HTML5
19 25 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC
19 25 (16.03%) Visual Studio
20 24 (15.38%) Linux

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.85%) NServiceBus
2 5 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.28%) Apache
4 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.21%) Google App Engine
2 5 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 6 (3.85%) Wireshark
2 5 (3.21%) Internet
3 4 (2.56%) VoIP
4 2 (1.28%) LDAP
4 2 (1.28%) SNMP
5 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 12 (7.69%) Redis
3 8 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.85%) RavenDB
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.21%) Big Data
5 5 (3.21%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.56%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.92%) HBase
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 32 (20.51%) LabVIEW
2 25 (16.03%) Visual Studio
3 17 (10.90%) Subversion
4 16 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 16 (10.26%) NUnit
5 14 (8.97%) TeamCity
6 13 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 13 (8.33%) Maven
7 11 (7.05%) JIRA
8 6 (3.85%) Fiddler
9 5 (3.21%) JUnit
10 4 (2.56%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.56%) yacc
11 2 (1.28%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.28%) Hudson
11 2 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 30 (19.23%) Games
2 27 (17.31%) Electronics
3 15 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.49%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.21%) Finance
5 5 (3.21%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Automotive
6 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.79%) .NET
2 33 (21.15%) HTML
3 31 (19.87%) CSS
4 30 (19.23%) ASP.NET
5 28 (17.95%) jQuery
6 26 (16.67%) HTML5
7 25 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (14.74%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (12.82%) AngularJS
9 20 (12.82%) CSS3
10 19 (12.18%) OpenCL
11 16 (10.26%) WCF
12 15 (9.62%) SOAP
13 14 (8.97%) Ajax
13 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (8.97%) SignalR
14 13 (8.33%) JSON
15 12 (7.69%) Web Services
16 11 (7.05%) RESTful
17 10 (6.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (39.74%) Computer Science
2 50 (32.05%) Mathematics
3 31 (19.87%) Algorithms
4 26 (16.67%) Physics
5 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.56%) CUDA
6 4 (2.56%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.92%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.92%) Robotics
8 2 (1.28%) Economics
8 2 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.28%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.64%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.38%) Linux
2 17 (10.90%) Windows
3 6 (3.85%) Android
4 5 (3.21%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.21%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.21%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.56%) CoreOS
6 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (22.44%) MVC
4 31 (19.87%) Multithreading
5 30 (19.23%) Scrum
6 26 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 26 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 24 (15.38%) OO
8 21 (13.46%) SDLC
9 18 (11.54%) Line Management
9 18 (11.54%) Project Management
10 17 (10.90%) CQRS
11 15 (9.62%) Image Processing
11 15 (9.62%) TDD
12 13 (8.33%) Web Development
13 11 (7.05%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (7.05%) Low Latency
14 10 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (5.77%) Concurrent Programming
15 9 (5.77%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (47.44%) C++
2 71 (45.51%) C
3 55 (35.26%) C#
4 50 (32.05%) Java
5 42 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 29 (18.59%) SQL
7 21 (13.46%) Python
8 20 (12.82%) Embedded C++
9 18 (11.54%) MATLAB
10 16 (10.26%) Embedded C
11 12 (7.69%) Scala
12 11 (7.05%) PL/SQL
13 9 (5.77%) T-SQL
13 9 (5.77%) TypeScript
14 8 (5.13%) Assembly Language
15 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
16 5 (3.21%) VB
17 4 (2.56%) Perl
18 3 (1.92%) Ruby
18 3 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (47.44%) Degree
2 17 (10.90%) PhD
3 12 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) HND
4 2 (1.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) SEPA
2 1 (0.64%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) Docker
1 4 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (7.05%) Oracle
2 6 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.56%) Google
4 2 (1.28%) Intel
4 2 (1.28%) Perforce
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Sensient
Posted: 12 days ago