The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 65 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 80 84 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.22% 3.23% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 3.39% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 64 63 72
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2394 2480 2491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.42% 95.27% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1917 2074 2038
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Engineer
East of England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -3 22 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Watford -27 7 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Letchworth -11 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Welwyn Garden City +25 2 £46,250 +28.47%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £36,000 - 5
Kings Langley +1 1 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 119 (98.35%) Software Engineering
2 79 (65.29%) C++
3 62 (51.24%) C#
4 57 (47.11%) Degree
5 55 (45.45%) C
6 53 (43.80%) Linux
7 44 (36.36%) Java
8 41 (33.88%) Computer Science
9 39 (32.23%) UNIX
10 36 (29.75%) OO
11 35 (28.93%) Python
12 29 (23.97%) Multithreading
13 25 (20.66%) .NET
14 24 (19.83%) HTML
15 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 22 (18.18%) Windows
16 18 (14.88%) WPF
17 17 (14.05%) Finance
18 15 (12.40%) MFC
19 12 (9.92%) WinForms
19 12 (9.92%) Web Services
19 12 (9.92%) CSS
20 11 (9.09%) SQL
20 11 (9.09%) VC++
20 11 (9.09%) Relational Database
21 10 (8.26%) jQuery
21 10 (8.26%) Project Management
21 10 (8.26%) Shell Script
21 10 (8.26%) Validation
21 10 (8.26%) TDD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.13%) WordPress
3 2 (1.65%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.83%) CICS
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) NFC
2 4 (3.31%) Wireless
3 3 (2.48%) GPRS
3 3 (2.48%) GSM
4 2 (1.65%) 4G
4 2 (1.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.44%) MySQL
2 9 (7.44%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.13%) Informix
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Eclipse
2 7 (5.79%) JUnit
2 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.79%) Subversion
2 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.96%) Maven
4 5 (4.13%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.31%) Selenium
6 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.65%) RSpec
7 2 (1.65%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.65%) JMeter
7 2 (1.65%) NUnit
8 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.83%) LoadUI
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Retail
4 6 (4.96%) Games
5 5 (4.13%) Marketing
6 4 (3.31%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.65%) Electronics
7 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.83%) Military
8 1 (0.83%) French Language
8 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.66%) .NET
2 24 (19.83%) HTML
3 18 (14.88%) WPF
4 15 (12.40%) MFC
5 12 (9.92%) WinForms
5 12 (9.92%) Web Services
5 12 (9.92%) CSS
6 10 (8.26%) jQuery
6 10 (8.26%) XML
7 9 (7.44%) Middleware
8 7 (5.79%) SOAP
9 6 (4.96%) REST
9 6 (4.96%) LAMP
9 6 (4.96%) Spring
10 5 (4.13%) Symfony
10 5 (4.13%) Ajax
11 4 (3.31%) HTML5
11 4 (3.31%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (3.31%) OpenGL
11 4 (3.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.88%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.61%) Firmware
3 6 (4.96%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (4.96%) Smartcard
4 5 (4.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (3.31%) Wiki
5 4 (3.31%) Blog
5 4 (3.31%) AS400
5 4 (3.31%) ASIC
5 4 (3.31%) VHDL
6 3 (2.48%) EPoS
6 3 (2.48%) EFTPOS
6 3 (2.48%) Clustering
6 3 (2.48%) Robotics
6 3 (2.48%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.65%) Physics
7 2 (1.65%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.65%) W3C
8 1 (0.83%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.80%) Linux
2 39 (32.23%) UNIX
3 22 (18.18%) Windows
4 6 (4.96%) AIX
4 6 (4.96%) HPUX
5 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.31%) zOS
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (98.35%) Software Engineering
2 36 (29.75%) OO
3 29 (23.97%) Multithreading
4 10 (8.26%) Project Management
4 10 (8.26%) Validation
4 10 (8.26%) TDD
5 8 (6.61%) MVVM
5 8 (6.61%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.79%) MVC
6 7 (5.79%) Image Processing
6 7 (5.79%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.96%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (4.96%) UML
7 6 (4.96%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.13%) Scrum
9 4 (3.31%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.31%) Workflow
10 3 (2.48%) OOP
10 3 (2.48%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 79 (65.29%) C++
2 62 (51.24%) C#
3 55 (45.45%) C
4 44 (36.36%) Java
5 35 (28.93%) Python
6 22 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.09%) SQL
7 11 (9.09%) VC++
8 10 (8.26%) Shell Script
8 10 (8.26%) Embedded C
8 10 (8.26%) PHP
9 6 (4.96%) VB
9 6 (4.96%) Embedded C++
10 4 (3.31%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.31%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.48%) Perl
12 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.65%) Ruby
12 2 (1.65%) VB6
12 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (47.11%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (8.26%) Oracle
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.48%) Veeam
4 2 (1.65%) hybris
4 2 (1.65%) Google
4 2 (1.65%) HP
4 2 (1.65%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) Zend
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Octad
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £450000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum - relocation, shares, pension, medical + m
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Health/Dental, Pension, Child Care
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Shares, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Shares, Health/Dental, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £33,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Kings Langley
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000.0000 - £36000.0000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Kings Langley
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £20000.0000 - £30000.0000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Veritape Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago