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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 87 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 69 79 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.07% 3.13% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 3.28% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 71 50
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,650 £31,950
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
2145 2411 2324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.55% 95.52% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1951 1897
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 May 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 22 May 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 -2 20 £60,000 +60.00%
Hemel Hempstead -15 9 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Letchworth +25 7 £29,500 -5.60% 1
Watford +13 6 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £40,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 4 £28,250 - 1
Royston -10 2 £35,000 +29.62%
Hoddesdon - 2 £41,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £42,500 -
Welwyn - 1 £24,000 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 142 (87.12%) Software Engineering
2 90 (55.21%) C#
3 85 (52.15%) JavaScript
4 69 (42.33%) .NET
5 68 (41.72%) MVC
6 64 (39.26%) SQL
7 63 (38.65%) HTML
8 61 (37.42%) ASP.NET
9 60 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (36.20%) Windows
11 54 (33.13%) CSS
11 54 (33.13%) XML
12 52 (31.90%) Java
13 51 (31.29%) Degree
14 45 (27.61%) HTML5
15 44 (26.99%) C++
16 42 (25.77%) C
16 42 (25.77%) Linux
17 41 (25.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 40 (24.54%) Multithreading
18 40 (24.54%) SQL Server
19 39 (23.93%) Web Development
20 38 (23.31%) Mobile Development
21 37 (22.70%) CSS3
21 37 (22.70%) SOA
22 35 (21.47%) Scrum
22 35 (21.47%) Selenium
22 35 (21.47%) jQuery
23 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
24 33 (20.25%) Python

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (13.50%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.20%) WebLogic
2 15 (9.20%) JBoss
2 15 (9.20%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.68%) CMS
4 5 (3.07%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.45%) Confluence
5 4 (2.45%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (2.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.23%) Apache
6 2 (1.23%) Kentico
Applications
1 32 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.68%) VoIP
3 5 (3.07%) HTTP
4 4 (2.45%) Internet
5 3 (1.84%) VLAN
5 3 (1.84%) IGMP
5 3 (1.84%) SNMP
5 3 (1.84%) DHCP
5 3 (1.84%) Q.931
5 3 (1.84%) RTCP
5 3 (1.84%) RTP
6 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.29%) MySQL
4 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.45%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.84%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 35 (21.47%) Selenium
2 26 (15.95%) Git (software)
3 25 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (12.88%) NUnit
5 20 (12.27%) JIRA
6 19 (11.66%) TeamCity
7 18 (11.04%) Ant
8 17 (10.43%) JUnit
9 15 (9.20%) Visual Studio
10 12 (7.36%) Subversion
11 10 (6.13%) Eclipse
12 8 (4.91%) Maven
13 5 (3.07%) SpecFlow
13 5 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (2.45%) Android Studio
14 4 (2.45%) LabVIEW
15 3 (1.84%) MSTest
16 2 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
16 2 (1.23%) JBehave
16 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (6.13%) Retail
2 9 (5.52%) Marketing
3 7 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.68%) Banking
5 4 (2.45%) Advertising
5 4 (2.45%) Electronics
6 2 (1.23%) Automotive
6 2 (1.23%) Finance
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (42.33%) .NET
2 63 (38.65%) HTML
3 61 (37.42%) ASP.NET
4 54 (33.13%) CSS
4 54 (33.13%) XML
5 45 (27.61%) HTML5
6 41 (25.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (22.70%) CSS3
8 35 (21.47%) jQuery
9 30 (18.40%) Ajax
10 27 (16.56%) AngularJS
11 25 (15.34%) XSLT
12 24 (14.72%) WCF
13 23 (14.11%) JSON
14 22 (13.50%) WebSockets
14 22 (13.50%) WinForms
15 18 (11.04%) Silverlight
15 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (9.20%) PhoneGap
17 14 (8.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.18%) Computer Science
2 26 (15.95%) Open Source
3 22 (13.50%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.91%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.45%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.23%) MPEG
7 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.23%) SystemC
7 2 (1.23%) Physics
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.61%) PMI
8 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.20%) Windows
2 42 (25.77%) Linux
3 15 (9.20%) UNIX
4 8 (4.91%) Android
5 7 (4.29%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.45%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.45%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.23%) AIX
7 2 (1.23%) HPUX
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (87.12%) Software Engineering
2 68 (41.72%) MVC
3 60 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (24.54%) Multithreading
5 39 (23.93%) Web Development
6 38 (23.31%) Mobile Development
7 37 (22.70%) SOA
8 35 (21.47%) Scrum
9 33 (20.25%) TDD
10 28 (17.18%) OO
11 22 (13.50%) OOD
12 21 (12.88%) OOP
13 18 (11.04%) Low Latency
14 9 (5.52%) Test Automation
15 8 (4.91%) Strategic Planning
15 8 (4.91%) Business Development
15 8 (4.91%) Product Management
15 8 (4.91%) Technical Analysis
16 6 (3.68%) Workflow
16 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 90 (55.21%) C#
2 85 (52.15%) JavaScript
3 64 (39.26%) SQL
4 52 (31.90%) Java
5 44 (26.99%) C++
6 42 (25.77%) C
7 33 (20.25%) Python
8 20 (12.27%) PHP
9 19 (11.66%) Objective-C
10 18 (11.04%) Ruby
10 18 (11.04%) PL/SQL
11 10 (6.13%) VB.NET
11 10 (6.13%) T-SQL
12 8 (4.91%) Embedded C
13 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.07%) VB
13 5 (3.07%) Perl
14 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.45%) VB6
14 4 (2.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (31.29%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) PhD
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.84%) HND
4 3 (1.84%) ISEB
4 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.84%) CCNA
4 3 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.34%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.23%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (5.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.72%) Oracle
3 4 (2.45%) AppDynamics
3 4 (2.45%) Sitecore
3 4 (2.45%) SolarWinds
3 4 (2.45%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.61%) HP
4 1 (0.61%) Intel
4 1 (0.61%) QNX
4 1 (0.61%) New Relic
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Competative
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £32,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Benefits - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum, plus Shares and Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Competetive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits great benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Relocation + Great Pension + Medical+ More
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + extensive benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £35k to £55k + extensive benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 17 days ago
N. Herts
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago