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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 55 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 108 54 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.47% 2.32% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 2.39% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 108 50 50
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2286 2258 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.62% 96.95% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1860 1547
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Watford +13 29 £40,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 18 £28,500 -
St Albans -16 14 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +13 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Royston - 9 £45,000 -
Harpenden - 7 £55,000 -
Letchworth +7 6 £39,000 -9.30% 1
Stevenage +7 5 £27,500 -35.67% 3
Welwyn - 3 £55,000 -
Hoddesdon -4 2 £31,000 -31.11%
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £32,500 -24.41%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 161 (93.06%) Software Engineering
2 80 (46.24%) JavaScript
3 77 (44.51%) C#
4 68 (39.31%) MVC
5 67 (38.73%) Degree
6 64 (36.99%) C++
6 64 (36.99%) HTML
7 61 (35.26%) SQL
7 61 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (34.68%) .NET
9 59 (34.10%) C
10 55 (31.79%) ASP.NET
11 53 (30.64%) Computer Science
12 50 (28.90%) Mathematics
13 49 (28.32%) jQuery
14 48 (27.75%) Java
15 47 (27.17%) XML
16 46 (26.59%) HTML5
17 44 (25.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (25.43%) CSS
18 40 (23.12%) Python
19 38 (21.97%) CSS3
19 38 (21.97%) Selenium
19 38 (21.97%) TDD
20 36 (20.81%) Git (software)
20 36 (20.81%) AngularJS
20 36 (20.81%) Open Source
20 36 (20.81%) Mobile Development
21 35 (20.23%) Scrum
21 35 (20.23%) SOA

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.98%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.98%) WebLogic
2 19 (10.98%) JBoss
3 7 (4.05%) NServiceBus
4 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (15.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.78%) SaaS
2 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.47%) Internet
2 6 (3.47%) VoIP
3 5 (2.89%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.58%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) SNMP
4 1 (0.58%) DHCP
4 1 (0.58%) RTCP
4 1 (0.58%) RTP
4 1 (0.58%) Q.931
4 1 (0.58%) IGMP
4 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.20%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.31%) Informix
5 3 (1.73%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.16%) Redis
7 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (21.97%) Selenium
2 36 (20.81%) Git (software)
3 31 (17.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (16.76%) TeamCity
5 27 (15.61%) LabVIEW
6 23 (13.29%) NUnit
7 21 (12.14%) JIRA
8 18 (10.40%) Ant
8 18 (10.40%) JUnit
9 17 (9.83%) Visual Studio
10 13 (7.51%) Subversion
11 8 (4.62%) Maven
12 4 (2.31%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.73%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.16%) MSTest
14 2 (1.16%) NetBeans
14 2 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
15 1 (0.58%) ReSharper
15 1 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
15 1 (0.58%) Moq
General
1 8 (4.62%) Finance
1 8 (4.62%) Banking
2 6 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.73%) Retail
3 3 (1.73%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.16%) Games
4 2 (1.16%) Military
5 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (36.99%) HTML
2 60 (34.68%) .NET
3 55 (31.79%) ASP.NET
4 49 (28.32%) jQuery
5 47 (27.17%) XML
6 46 (26.59%) HTML5
7 44 (25.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (25.43%) CSS
8 38 (21.97%) CSS3
9 36 (20.81%) AngularJS
10 28 (16.18%) WCF
11 25 (14.45%) Web Services
12 24 (13.87%) Ajax
13 21 (12.14%) JSON
13 21 (12.14%) Silverlight
13 21 (12.14%) WebSockets
14 18 (10.40%) .NET Framework
15 17 (9.83%) XSLT
15 17 (9.83%) PhoneGap
15 17 (9.83%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (30.64%) Computer Science
2 50 (28.90%) Mathematics
3 30 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.67%) Physics
5 5 (2.89%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.31%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (2.31%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.73%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.58%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.08%) Linux
2 30 (17.34%) Windows
3 15 (8.67%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (5.20%) UNIX
5 8 (4.62%) AIX
5 8 (4.62%) HPUX
6 6 (3.47%) Android
7 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (93.06%) Software Engineering
2 68 (39.31%) MVC
3 61 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (21.97%) TDD
5 36 (20.81%) Open Source
5 36 (20.81%) Mobile Development
6 35 (20.23%) Scrum
6 35 (20.23%) SOA
7 34 (19.65%) Web Development
8 31 (17.92%) Multithreading
9 26 (15.03%) OO
10 25 (14.45%) Software Testing
11 23 (13.29%) OOP
11 23 (13.29%) OOD
11 23 (13.29%) Low Latency
12 12 (6.94%) Automated Testing
13 11 (6.36%) SDLC
14 10 (5.78%) Signal Processing
14 10 (5.78%) Embedded Software Development
15 8 (4.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (46.24%) JavaScript
2 77 (44.51%) C#
3 64 (36.99%) C++
4 61 (35.26%) SQL
5 59 (34.10%) C
6 48 (27.75%) Java
7 40 (23.12%) Python
8 23 (13.29%) PL/SQL
8 23 (13.29%) Objective-C
9 21 (12.14%) Ruby
10 18 (10.40%) PHP
11 12 (6.94%) Embedded C++
12 8 (4.62%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.62%) VB.NET
12 8 (4.62%) Embedded C
12 8 (4.62%) PowerShell
13 7 (4.05%) T-SQL
14 6 (3.47%) Perl
15 2 (1.16%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 67 (38.73%) Degree
2 20 (11.56%) PhD
3 14 (8.09%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.62%) HND
5 4 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.31%) CCNA
5 4 (2.31%) ISEB
5 4 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.31%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (19.65%) Oracle
2 25 (14.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.78%) Intel
4 7 (4.05%) Telerik
5 3 (1.73%) Google
6 2 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) Apple
7 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.58%) New Relic
7 1 (0.58%) AppDynamics
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, plus Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30k++
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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