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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 80 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 52 71 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.57% 3.42% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 3.49% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48 58 64
Median salary £49,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1960 2033 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.03% 97.79% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1733 1601
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 January 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 19 January 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
St Albans +5 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Watford +1 9 £47,500 +18.75%
Hertford - 5 £55,000 -
Borehamwood -4 4 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £55,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -3 2 £50,000 -50.00%
Letchworth -8 2 £49,250 +2.60%
Stevenage -13 2 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £55,000 -
Tring - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 94 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (44.68%) C#
3 39 (41.49%) .NET
4 38 (40.43%) C
5 36 (38.30%) C++
6 31 (32.98%) ASP.NET
7 30 (31.91%) MVC
8 29 (30.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (27.66%) Linux
10 25 (26.60%) Computer Science
11 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
13 20 (21.28%) AngularJS
13 20 (21.28%) SQL
14 19 (20.21%) Degree
15 18 (19.15%) HTML
16 16 (17.02%) Automotive
17 15 (15.96%) Mathematics
18 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
18 14 (14.89%) WebSockets
18 14 (14.89%) Aerospace
19 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
19 13 (13.83%) Embedded C
20 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
20 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
20 12 (12.77%) jQuery
21 11 (11.70%) Algorithms
21 11 (11.70%) Electronics
22 10 (10.64%) MATLAB
22 10 (10.64%) Python

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 8 (8.51%) CMS
1 8 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
1 8 (8.51%) Umbraco
2 4 (4.26%) IIS
2 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.26%) MS Office
1 4 (4.26%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (2.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Firewall
1 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 3 (3.19%) SSL
2 3 (3.19%) Wireless
3 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) SNMP
3 2 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) Redis
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.19%) MySQL
5 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.57%) LabVIEW
3 7 (7.45%) NUnit
3 7 (7.45%) Subversion
4 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.32%) JIRA
6 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.06%) Ant
8 1 (1.06%) Maven
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (17.02%) Automotive
2 14 (14.89%) Aerospace
3 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
4 11 (11.70%) Electronics
5 8 (8.51%) Games
6 6 (6.38%) Finance
7 5 (5.32%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.06%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Legal
8 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.06%) Military
8 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.49%) .NET
2 31 (32.98%) ASP.NET
3 29 (30.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (21.28%) AngularJS
5 18 (19.15%) HTML
6 14 (14.89%) WebSockets
7 12 (12.77%) jQuery
8 10 (10.64%) CSS
8 10 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (10.64%) SignalR
9 8 (8.51%) PhoneGap
10 6 (6.38%) REST
10 6 (6.38%) Web Services
11 5 (5.32%) Node.js
11 5 (5.32%) OpenGL
11 5 (5.32%) OpenGL ES
11 5 (5.32%) Spring
11 5 (5.32%) Wayland
12 4 (4.26%) OpenCL
12 4 (4.26%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.96%) Mathematics
3 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.70%) Algorithms
5 10 (10.64%) Life Science
6 6 (6.38%) Physics
7 4 (4.26%) Economics
7 4 (4.26%) Robotics
7 4 (4.26%) SCADA
8 3 (3.19%) Smart Home
9 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.66%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) Windows
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) Unix
5 2 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (31.91%) MVC
3 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.89%) Multithreading
5 10 (10.64%) Web Development
6 9 (9.57%) DevOps
6 9 (9.57%) OOD
6 9 (9.57%) Open Source
7 8 (8.51%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.51%) High Availability
7 8 (8.51%) Image Processing
7 8 (8.51%) Mobile Development
7 8 (8.51%) Scrum
8 6 (6.38%) UML
9 5 (5.32%) Computer Architecture
9 5 (5.32%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (4.26%) CRM
10 4 (4.26%) Logistics
10 4 (4.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) C#
2 38 (40.43%) C
3 36 (38.30%) C++
4 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
5 20 (21.28%) SQL
6 13 (13.83%) Embedded C
7 10 (10.64%) MATLAB
7 10 (10.64%) Python
8 9 (9.57%) Java
9 8 (8.51%) TypeScript
10 6 (6.38%) VB
10 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.19%) Ada
12 3 (3.19%) Ruby
13 2 (2.13%) PHP
13 2 (2.13%) VB6
14 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.06%) MISRA
2 1 (1.06%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) Grafana
1 8 (8.51%) Graphite
2 4 (4.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Oracle
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Dell
3 4 (4.26%) Sage
3 4 (4.26%) SonicWALL
3 4 (4.26%) Symantec
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco
4 1 (1.06%) IBM
4 1 (1.06%) Perforce
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
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