The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer 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 Engineer
Rank 61 93 78
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 95 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.93% 2.26% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 2.36% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 95 52 53
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,300 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer 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 +26 30 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Borehamwood - 20 £28,500 - 1
St Albans -25 12 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead -11 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Royston -2 8 £45,000 +66.66%
Letchworth +10 6 £33,500 -4.28% 1
Stevenage +6 5 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Harpenden - 3 £55,000 - 1
Welwyn - 2 £55,000 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 165 (92.18%) Software Engineering
2 89 (49.72%) JavaScript
3 88 (49.16%) C#
4 78 (43.58%) MVC
5 70 (39.11%) HTML
6 68 (37.99%) SQL
7 67 (37.43%) .NET
7 67 (37.43%) Degree
8 62 (34.64%) ASP.NET
9 59 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (31.84%) C
11 56 (31.28%) C++
11 56 (31.28%) XML
12 53 (29.61%) CSS
13 50 (27.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (27.37%) Java
14 49 (27.37%) jQuery
15 48 (26.82%) Computer Science
15 48 (26.82%) HTML5
16 44 (24.58%) Mathematics
17 42 (23.46%) SOA
17 42 (23.46%) Mobile Development
18 41 (22.91%) CSS3
18 41 (22.91%) Python
18 41 (22.91%) Selenium
19 40 (22.35%) Windows
20 38 (21.23%) Linux
20 38 (21.23%) Web Development
20 38 (21.23%) AngularJS
21 36 (20.11%) Open Source

Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (12.29%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.61%) WebLogic
2 19 (10.61%) JBoss
2 19 (10.61%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.23%) Confluence
4 4 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.68%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (15.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.70%) SaaS
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) VoIP
1 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.79%) Internet
2 5 (2.79%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.79%) HTTP
3 3 (1.68%) SNMP
3 3 (1.68%) DHCP
3 3 (1.68%) RTCP
3 3 (1.68%) RTP
3 3 (1.68%) Q.931
3 3 (1.68%) IGMP
3 3 (1.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.03%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.03%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.23%) Informix
6 3 (1.68%) MySQL
7 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (22.91%) Selenium
2 34 (18.99%) Git (software)
3 31 (17.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (14.53%) TeamCity
5 24 (13.41%) JIRA
5 24 (13.41%) NUnit
6 22 (12.29%) LabVIEW
6 22 (12.29%) Ant
6 22 (12.29%) Visual Studio
7 20 (11.17%) JUnit
8 13 (7.26%) Subversion
9 9 (5.03%) Maven
10 6 (3.35%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.23%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
13 2 (1.12%) MSTest
14 1 (0.56%) ReSharper
14 1 (0.56%) Xcode
14 1 (0.56%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (5.59%) Retail
2 8 (4.47%) Finance
3 6 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (3.35%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Electronics
4 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Military
5 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (39.11%) HTML
2 67 (37.43%) .NET
3 62 (34.64%) ASP.NET
4 56 (31.28%) XML
5 53 (29.61%) CSS
6 50 (27.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (27.37%) jQuery
8 48 (26.82%) HTML5
9 41 (22.91%) CSS3
10 38 (21.23%) AngularJS
11 34 (18.99%) Ajax
12 31 (17.32%) WCF
13 25 (13.97%) JSON
14 22 (12.29%) Silverlight
14 22 (12.29%) XSLT
14 22 (12.29%) WebSockets
15 19 (10.61%) PhoneGap
15 19 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (10.61%) WinForms
16 18 (10.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.82%) Computer Science
2 44 (24.58%) Mathematics
3 26 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.70%) Physics
5 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.23%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (1.68%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.56%) SystemC
8 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.35%) Windows
2 38 (21.23%) Linux
3 13 (7.26%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (6.15%) UNIX
5 8 (4.47%) AIX
5 8 (4.47%) HPUX
6 6 (3.35%) Android
7 3 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (92.18%) Software Engineering
2 78 (43.58%) MVC
3 59 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (23.46%) SOA
4 42 (23.46%) Mobile Development
5 38 (21.23%) Web Development
6 36 (20.11%) TDD
6 36 (20.11%) Open Source
7 34 (18.99%) Scrum
8 33 (18.44%) Multithreading
9 29 (16.20%) OO
10 24 (13.41%) OOD
11 23 (12.85%) OOP
12 22 (12.29%) Low Latency
13 19 (10.61%) Software Testing
14 15 (8.38%) SDLC
15 8 (4.47%) Signal Processing
15 8 (4.47%) Embedded Software Development
16 7 (3.91%) Test Automation
16 7 (3.91%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (49.72%) JavaScript
2 88 (49.16%) C#
3 68 (37.99%) SQL
4 57 (31.84%) C
5 56 (31.28%) C++
6 49 (27.37%) Java
7 41 (22.91%) Python
8 24 (13.41%) Objective-C
9 22 (12.29%) Ruby
9 22 (12.29%) PL/SQL
10 20 (11.17%) PHP
11 10 (5.59%) VB.NET
11 10 (5.59%) Embedded C++
12 9 (5.03%) Embedded C
12 9 (5.03%) T-SQL
13 8 (4.47%) Shell Script
14 7 (3.91%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.79%) Perl
16 2 (1.12%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 67 (37.43%) Degree
2 20 (11.17%) PhD
3 12 (6.70%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.91%) HND
5 4 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.23%) CCNA
5 4 (2.23%) ISEB
5 4 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (18.44%) Oracle
2 27 (15.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.47%) Intel
4 4 (2.23%) SolarWinds
4 4 (2.23%) AppDynamics
5 3 (1.68%) Telerik
6 2 (1.12%) Google
6 2 (1.12%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) Apple
7 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.56%) New Relic
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, plus Shares + Benefits!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stevenage
Tessella
Posted: 2 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago