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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 77 70 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 67 65 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.91% 3.24% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 3.40% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 63 53 57
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
2232 1912 2850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.79% 95.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1840 1577 2251
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 £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 24 £42,500 -
Watford -6 7 £40,000 +12.67%
Stevenage -1 4 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Hitchin - 2 £60,000 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -15 1 £35,000 - 4
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 140 (94.59%) Software Engineering
2 81 (54.73%) C#
3 80 (54.05%) C++
4 73 (49.32%) Linux
5 70 (47.30%) Java
5 70 (47.30%) Degree
6 66 (44.59%) C
7 63 (42.57%) OO
8 62 (41.89%) Python
8 62 (41.89%) Computer Science
9 55 (37.16%) UNIX
10 53 (35.81%) Multithreading
11 47 (31.76%) JavaScript
12 39 (26.35%) .NET
13 32 (21.62%) CSS
14 27 (18.24%) HTML
14 27 (18.24%) SQL
15 26 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (16.22%) Ajax
17 23 (15.54%) WPF
17 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
18 20 (13.51%) Relational Database
19 19 (12.84%) Web Services
19 19 (12.84%) ASP.NET
19 19 (12.84%) Windows
19 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
19 19 (12.84%) TDD
20 18 (12.16%) Subversion
20 18 (12.16%) PHP
21 16 (10.81%) MySQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (6.76%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.08%) GlassFish
3 6 (4.05%) WordPress
4 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.70%) Node.js
5 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) Internet
2 4 (2.70%) RTP
2 4 (2.70%) Firewall
2 4 (2.70%) HTTP
2 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.03%) VoIP
4 2 (1.35%) Q.931
4 2 (1.35%) RTCP
4 2 (1.35%) Wireless
4 2 (1.35%) PBX
4 2 (1.35%) SNMP
4 2 (1.35%) DHCP
4 2 (1.35%) Network Security
4 2 (1.35%) IGMP
4 2 (1.35%) VLAN
5 1 (0.68%) 4G
5 1 (0.68%) RTSP
5 1 (0.68%) UPnP
5 1 (0.68%) LTE
5 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 16 (10.81%) MySQL
3 13 (8.78%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (6.08%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.08%) BigTable
5 9 (6.08%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.03%) MS Access
7 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.16%) Subversion
3 15 (10.14%) Selenium
4 13 (8.78%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.05%) RSpec
5 6 (4.05%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.38%) JUnit
7 4 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (2.70%) JBehave
7 4 (2.70%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.70%) NUnit
8 3 (2.03%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.35%) Maven
9 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.68%) Redmine
10 1 (0.68%) JIRA
10 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (6.76%) Games
2 9 (6.08%) Finance
3 4 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.03%) Electronics
4 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.35%) Automotive
5 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 2 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.35%) .NET
2 32 (21.62%) CSS
3 27 (18.24%) HTML
4 24 (16.22%) Ajax
5 23 (15.54%) WPF
6 19 (12.84%) Web Services
6 19 (12.84%) ASP.NET
7 14 (9.46%) HTML5
7 14 (9.46%) XML
8 12 (8.11%) jQuery
8 12 (8.11%) .NET Framework
9 11 (7.43%) WinForms
9 11 (7.43%) Middleware
10 9 (6.08%) MFC
11 7 (4.73%) CakePHP
12 6 (4.05%) Symfony
13 5 (3.38%) CSS3
13 5 (3.38%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (3.38%) SOAP
13 5 (3.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (41.89%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.08%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.03%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.35%) Physics
7 1 (0.68%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.68%) Statistics
7 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.68%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 73 (49.32%) Linux
2 55 (37.16%) UNIX
3 19 (12.84%) Windows
4 15 (10.14%) Apple iOS
5 11 (7.43%) Android
6 6 (4.05%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.03%) AIX
7 3 (2.03%) HPUX
8 2 (1.35%) uClinux
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (94.59%) Software Engineering
2 63 (42.57%) OO
3 53 (35.81%) Multithreading
4 26 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.84%) TDD
6 14 (9.46%) MVC
7 11 (7.43%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.76%) UML
9 9 (6.08%) OOD
10 7 (4.73%) OOP
11 6 (4.05%) Image Processing
11 6 (4.05%) MVVM
12 5 (3.38%) Automation Testing
12 5 (3.38%) Web Development
12 5 (3.38%) Test Scripting
12 5 (3.38%) Scrum
13 4 (2.70%) Test Automation
13 4 (2.70%) Automated Testing
13 4 (2.70%) BDD
14 3 (2.03%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (54.73%) C#
2 80 (54.05%) C++
3 70 (47.30%) Java
4 66 (44.59%) C
5 62 (41.89%) Python
6 47 (31.76%) JavaScript
7 27 (18.24%) SQL
8 18 (12.16%) PHP
9 15 (10.14%) VB.NET
9 15 (10.14%) Objective-C
10 14 (9.46%) VB
11 12 (8.11%) VB6
12 9 (6.08%) Scala
12 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
13 6 (4.05%) Ruby
14 4 (2.70%) Perl
14 4 (2.70%) Ada
15 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
15 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 70 (47.30%) Degree
2 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) PhD
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.68%) CCNP
3 1 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (1.35%) HP
3 2 (1.35%) Zend
4 1 (0.68%) hybris
4 1 (0.68%) Sencha
4 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
4 1 (0.68%) Google
4 1 (0.68%) Macrovision
4 1 (0.68%) VMware
4 1 (0.68%) EMC
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe
Royston, Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very competitive salary + good benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Royston
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive (Negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £23-27K per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 15% bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 5% bens
Posted: 17 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Stevenage
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago