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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 70 97 79
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 70 62 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.39% 2.76% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 2.84% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 61 58 70
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1963 2181 2474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.06% 97.06% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1656 1747 2001
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead +26 20 £37,500 -16.66%
Borehamwood +17 17 £33,500 +17.54% 1
Welwyn Garden City +13 7 £40,000 -
Watford +8 7 £34,000 +4.61%
St Albans +13 6 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Tring - 4 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 3 £30,000 -
Hertford - 1 £32,000 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 163 (99.39%) Software Engineering
2 79 (48.17%) Degree
2 79 (48.17%) C++
3 77 (46.95%) C
4 62 (37.80%) Computer Science
5 61 (37.20%) C#
6 52 (31.71%) Java
7 51 (31.10%) Mathematics
8 42 (25.61%) JavaScript
9 39 (23.78%) .NET
10 38 (23.17%) MVC
11 37 (22.56%) HTML
12 35 (21.34%) Linux
12 35 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (19.51%) CSS
14 31 (18.90%) ASP.NET
14 31 (18.90%) Scrum
14 31 (18.90%) NoSQL
14 31 (18.90%) Automated Testing
14 31 (18.90%) Software Testing
15 29 (17.68%) jQuery
15 29 (17.68%) HTML5
16 28 (17.07%) Games
16 28 (17.07%) LabVIEW
16 28 (17.07%) SQL
17 27 (16.46%) Electronics
17 27 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (16.46%) Multithreading
17 27 (16.46%) Algorithms
18 26 (15.85%) Embedded C++

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 11 (6.71%) NServiceBus
2 8 (4.88%) Node.js
3 6 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.83%) Apache
5 3 (1.83%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.05%) Google App Engine
2 5 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.83%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) Wireshark
2 7 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.66%) Internet
4 5 (3.05%) VoIP
5 1 (0.61%) LDAP
5 1 (0.61%) SNMP
5 1 (0.61%) SSL
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.90%) NoSQL
2 13 (7.93%) MongoDB
2 13 (7.93%) Redis
3 11 (6.71%) RavenDB
4 10 (6.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.88%) Big Data
6 6 (3.66%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.44%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.83%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.83%) HBase
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (17.07%) LabVIEW
2 20 (12.20%) NUnit
2 20 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 19 (11.59%) Subversion
4 16 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 15 (9.15%) JIRA
5 15 (9.15%) Maven
5 15 (9.15%) TeamCity
6 14 (8.54%) Git (software)
7 11 (6.71%) Fiddler
8 6 (3.66%) JUnit
8 6 (3.66%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.44%) yacc
10 3 (1.83%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.22%) Selenium
11 2 (1.22%) Xcode
12 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.61%) FindBugs
12 1 (0.61%) Hudson
12 1 (0.61%) NetBeans
General
1 28 (17.07%) Games
2 27 (16.46%) Electronics
3 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.66%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.44%) Finance
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
6 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.22%) Automotive
7 2 (1.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (23.78%) .NET
2 37 (22.56%) HTML
3 32 (19.51%) CSS
4 31 (18.90%) ASP.NET
5 29 (17.68%) HTML5
5 29 (17.68%) jQuery
6 27 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (14.63%) RabbitMQ
8 20 (12.20%) AngularJS
9 19 (11.59%) SOAP
10 18 (10.98%) CSS3
10 18 (10.98%) JSON
10 18 (10.98%) WCF
11 16 (9.76%) OpenCL
11 16 (9.76%) RESTful
12 15 (9.15%) Ajax
12 15 (9.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (9.15%) SignalR
13 14 (8.54%) .NET Framework
13 14 (8.54%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (37.80%) Computer Science
2 51 (31.10%) Mathematics
3 27 (16.46%) Algorithms
4 24 (14.63%) Physics
5 19 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.49%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.44%) CUDA
7 4 (2.44%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.83%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.83%) Robotics
9 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.61%) Fintech
10 1 (0.61%) Mechatronics
10 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.34%) Linux
2 20 (12.20%) Windows
3 13 (7.93%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (7.32%) Android
5 8 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.05%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.44%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.83%) Unix
9 2 (1.22%) HPUX
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) AIX
10 1 (0.61%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.61%) pSOS
10 1 (0.61%) Solaris
10 1 (0.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (99.39%) Software Engineering
2 38 (23.17%) MVC
3 35 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (18.90%) Automated Testing
4 31 (18.90%) Scrum
4 31 (18.90%) Software Testing
5 27 (16.46%) Multithreading
6 25 (15.24%) OO
7 21 (12.80%) SDLC
8 19 (11.59%) Project Management
9 18 (10.98%) CQRS
9 18 (10.98%) Line Management
9 18 (10.98%) Unit Testing
10 17 (10.37%) Dependency Injection
11 16 (9.76%) TDD
12 12 (7.32%) BDD
12 12 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.32%) Image Processing
13 11 (6.71%) Web Development
14 10 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 79 (48.17%) C++
2 77 (46.95%) C
3 61 (37.20%) C#
4 52 (31.71%) Java
5 42 (25.61%) JavaScript
6 28 (17.07%) SQL
7 26 (15.85%) Embedded C++
8 23 (14.02%) Embedded C
9 21 (12.80%) Python
10 15 (9.15%) MATLAB
11 14 (8.54%) T-SQL
12 12 (7.32%) Scala
13 11 (6.71%) PowerShell
14 9 (5.49%) PL/SQL
14 9 (5.49%) TypeScript
15 8 (4.88%) Assembly Language
16 5 (3.05%) Perl
16 5 (3.05%) VB.NET
17 4 (2.44%) VB
18 3 (1.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (48.17%) Degree
2 17 (10.37%) PhD
3 12 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) MISRA
1 1 (0.61%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (2.44%) Docker
2 3 (1.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (7.32%) Oracle
2 8 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.66%) Apple
4 4 (2.44%) Google
5 2 (1.22%) Intel
6 1 (0.61%) Atmel
6 1 (0.61%) HP
6 1 (0.61%) Perforce
6 1 (0.61%) QNX
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
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