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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 87 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 49 89 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.39% 3.97% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 4.09% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 69
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
1978 2177 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.68% 97.14% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 1837 1616
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Borehamwood +2 11 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Bishop's Stortford - 8 £50,000 - 1
Watford -10 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Hertford -5 4 £55,000 +71.87%
St Albans -8 4 £48,750 -2.50%
Royston -4 2 £65,000 +132.14% 1
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 - -
Stevenage -5 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Harpenden -10 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Letchworth -12 1 £55,000 +16.40%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (40.37%) C
2 44 (40.37%) C++
3 42 (38.53%) C#
4 40 (36.70%) .NET
5 38 (34.86%) Linux
6 33 (30.28%) ASP.NET
7 32 (29.36%) MVC
7 32 (29.36%) Computer Science
7 32 (29.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (22.94%) Degree
9 22 (20.18%) HTML
9 22 (20.18%) SQL
10 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
11 20 (18.35%) AngularJS
12 19 (17.43%) Multithreading
12 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
14 16 (14.68%) LabVIEW
14 16 (14.68%) Mathematics
14 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (13.76%) Automotive
16 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
16 14 (12.84%) DevOps
16 14 (12.84%) Office 365
16 14 (12.84%) Open Source
16 14 (12.84%) WebSockets
17 13 (11.93%) Algorithms
17 13 (11.93%) Mobile Development
17 13 (11.93%) Electronics

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 13 (11.93%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.34%) CMS
2 8 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.34%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.59%) IIS
3 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.59%) MS Office
1 5 (4.59%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (1.83%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Firewall
2 4 (3.67%) SSL
2 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.75%) HTTP
3 3 (2.75%) Wireless
4 2 (1.83%) Internet
4 2 (1.83%) VoIP
5 1 (0.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) Redis
3 3 (2.75%) MySQL
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) LabVIEW
2 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
3 10 (9.17%) NUnit
4 6 (5.50%) Ant
4 6 (5.50%) Maven
4 6 (5.50%) Subversion
5 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.75%) JIRA
7 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.76%) Automotive
3 13 (11.93%) Aerospace
3 13 (11.93%) Electronics
4 11 (10.09%) Games
5 9 (8.26%) Finance
6 5 (4.59%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.92%) Advertising
8 1 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Military
8 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.70%) .NET
2 33 (30.28%) ASP.NET
3 32 (29.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (20.18%) HTML
5 20 (18.35%) AngularJS
6 14 (12.84%) WebSockets
7 11 (10.09%) jQuery
8 10 (9.17%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (9.17%) SignalR
9 9 (8.26%) CSS
9 9 (8.26%) Spring
10 8 (7.34%) PhoneGap
11 6 (5.50%) J2SE
11 6 (5.50%) JSP
12 5 (4.59%) Node.js
12 5 (4.59%) OpenGL
12 5 (4.59%) OpenGL ES
12 5 (4.59%) REST
12 5 (4.59%) Wayland
12 5 (4.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.36%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.93%) Algorithms
4 9 (8.26%) Life Science
5 5 (4.59%) Robotics
5 5 (4.59%) SCADA
6 3 (2.75%) Smart Home
7 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.86%) Linux
2 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 8 (7.34%) Unix
4 5 (4.59%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.59%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (29.36%) MVC
3 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.43%) Multithreading
4 16 (14.68%) Mathematics
5 14 (12.84%) DevOps
5 14 (12.84%) Open Source
6 13 (11.93%) Mobile Development
7 11 (10.09%) Image Processing
7 11 (10.09%) OOD
8 10 (9.17%) UML
9 9 (8.26%) Web Development
10 8 (7.34%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.34%) High Availability
11 7 (6.42%) Physics
12 6 (5.50%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (5.50%) Scrum
12 6 (5.50%) Web Application Development
13 5 (4.59%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.37%) C
1 44 (40.37%) C++
2 42 (38.53%) C#
3 22 (20.18%) SQL
4 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.93%) MATLAB
6 12 (11.01%) Embedded C
6 12 (11.01%) Java
7 11 (10.09%) Python
8 8 (7.34%) TypeScript
9 7 (6.42%) VB.NET
10 6 (5.50%) VB
11 4 (3.67%) Ruby
12 3 (2.75%) Ada
12 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.92%) Perl
13 1 (0.92%) PHP
13 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.92%) VB6
13 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) PhD
2 5 (4.59%) Postgraduate
3 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.92%) MISRA
1 1 (0.92%) MISRA C
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) Grafana
1 8 (7.34%) Graphite
2 5 (4.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (4.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 5 (4.59%) Dell
3 5 (4.59%) Sage
3 5 (4.59%) SonicWALL
3 5 (4.59%) Symantec
4 1 (0.92%) IBM
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Relocation, Shares, Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago