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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 69 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 83 73 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.79% 2.94% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 3.06% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 80 56 66
Average salary £44,250 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.93% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
2084 2384 2553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.07% 96.01% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1899 2137
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
St Albans - 22 £50,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -3 8 £36,250 -21.62% 1
Watford +7 7 £33,500 +11.66% 2
Letchworth +19 4 £29,500 -34.44%
Hoddesdon - 4 £41,500 -
Welwyn - 4 £28,250 -
Royston - 3 £39,250 - 2
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 152 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 102 (57.95%) C#
3 89 (50.57%) JavaScript
4 74 (42.05%) .NET
5 67 (38.07%) MVC
6 64 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 64 (36.36%) Java
7 63 (35.80%) SQL
8 62 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (34.66%) HTML
10 58 (32.95%) Windows
11 54 (30.68%) CSS
11 54 (30.68%) Degree
12 49 (27.84%) XML
12 49 (27.84%) C++
12 49 (27.84%) Linux
13 44 (25.00%) C
14 43 (24.43%) SQL Server
15 42 (23.86%) Multithreading
16 41 (23.30%) HTML5
17 40 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 38 (21.59%) Scrum
18 38 (21.59%) OO
19 36 (20.45%) Mobile Development
20 34 (19.32%) Microsoft
20 34 (19.32%) TDD
21 33 (18.75%) Web Development
21 33 (18.75%) CSS3
21 33 (18.75%) SOA
22 32 (18.18%) Python

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.82%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.82%) JBoss
3 10 (5.68%) CMS
4 6 (3.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.41%) EPiServer CMS
4 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.84%) Confluence
6 4 (2.27%) Kentico
6 4 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.98%) VoIP
1 7 (3.98%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.84%) HTTP
3 4 (2.27%) Internet
4 3 (1.70%) RTCP
4 3 (1.70%) RTP
4 3 (1.70%) Q.931
4 3 (1.70%) SNMP
4 3 (1.70%) DHCP
4 3 (1.70%) IGMP
4 3 (1.70%) VLAN
5 1 (0.57%) DLNA
5 1 (0.57%) Multicast
5 1 (0.57%) UPnP
5 1 (0.57%) PBX
5 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.55%) MySQL
4 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (18.18%) Selenium
2 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
3 24 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (10.80%) NUnit
5 18 (10.23%) JIRA
6 17 (9.66%) TeamCity
7 16 (9.09%) Ant
7 16 (9.09%) JUnit
7 16 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 15 (8.52%) Subversion
9 12 (6.82%) Eclipse
10 10 (5.68%) Maven
11 5 (2.84%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.27%) Android Studio
12 4 (2.27%) JBehave
12 4 (2.27%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (1.70%) MSTest
14 2 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (6.25%) Retail
2 10 (5.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.55%) Marketing
4 7 (3.98%) Banking
5 5 (2.84%) Electronics
5 5 (2.84%) Finance
6 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.70%) Automotive
8 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (42.05%) .NET
2 64 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 61 (34.66%) HTML
4 54 (30.68%) CSS
5 49 (27.84%) XML
6 41 (23.30%) HTML5
7 40 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (18.75%) CSS3
9 30 (17.05%) jQuery
10 29 (16.48%) Ajax
11 25 (14.20%) AngularJS
12 23 (13.07%) WCF
12 23 (13.07%) XSLT
13 21 (11.93%) JSON
14 20 (11.36%) WebSockets
14 20 (11.36%) WinForms
15 18 (10.23%) J2EE
16 16 (9.09%) Silverlight
16 16 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (8.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.23%) Open Source
3 16 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 14 (7.95%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.27%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.14%) SystemC
8 2 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.14%) MPEG
9 1 (0.57%) PMI
9 1 (0.57%) Physics
9 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.95%) Windows
2 49 (27.84%) Linux
3 21 (11.93%) UNIX
4 7 (3.98%) Android
5 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.27%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.14%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.14%) AIX
8 2 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 67 (38.07%) MVC
3 62 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (23.86%) Multithreading
5 38 (21.59%) Scrum
5 38 (21.59%) OO
6 36 (20.45%) Mobile Development
7 34 (19.32%) TDD
8 33 (18.75%) SOA
8 33 (18.75%) Web Development
9 21 (11.93%) OOD
10 18 (10.23%) OOP
11 15 (8.52%) Low Latency
12 12 (6.82%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.55%) Product Management
13 8 (4.55%) Business Development
13 8 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
13 8 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
14 7 (3.98%) E-Commerce
15 6 (3.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 102 (57.95%) C#
2 89 (50.57%) JavaScript
3 64 (36.36%) Java
4 63 (35.80%) SQL
5 49 (27.84%) C++
6 44 (25.00%) C
7 32 (18.18%) Python
8 17 (9.66%) PHP
9 16 (9.09%) Objective-C
10 15 (8.52%) Ruby
10 15 (8.52%) PL/SQL
11 11 (6.25%) Embedded C
12 10 (5.68%) T-SQL
13 9 (5.11%) VB.NET
14 6 (3.41%) VB
15 5 (2.84%) Perl
15 5 (2.84%) Bash Shell
16 4 (2.27%) XPath
16 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
16 4 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 54 (30.68%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) PhD
3 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.57%) CCNA
5 1 (0.57%) ISEB
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.20%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) IEC 61508
2 3 (1.70%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (3.41%) EPiServer
3 6 (3.41%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.27%) SolarWinds
4 4 (2.27%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.57%) HP
5 1 (0.57%) QNX
5 1 (0.57%) New Relic
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
IC Resources
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Relocation+Great Pension+Medical+M
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Share Plan+Healthcare+Pension+More
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Benefits - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £36000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago