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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 65 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 90 77 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.98% 3.35% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 3.47% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 63 73 65
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
2155 2217 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.31% 96.56% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1774 1805 1971
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Borehamwood - 17 £32,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +16 16 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Watford +15 12 £34,000 +3.03%
St Albans +6 6 £50,000 - 1
Tring - 5 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +13 4 £36,250 -
Hertford - 3 £32,000 -
Stevenage - 3 £30,000 -
Kings Langley - 1 £40,000 - 2
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 159 (98.76%) Software Engineering
2 81 (50.31%) Degree
3 75 (46.58%) C++
4 74 (45.96%) C
5 65 (40.37%) C#
5 65 (40.37%) Computer Science
6 49 (30.43%) Java
6 49 (30.43%) Mathematics
7 45 (27.95%) JavaScript
8 44 (27.33%) .NET
9 42 (26.09%) MVC
10 39 (24.22%) HTML
11 36 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (21.74%) Linux
12 35 (21.74%) Automated Testing
13 34 (21.12%) Software Testing
13 34 (21.12%) ASP.NET
14 33 (20.50%) SQL
14 33 (20.50%) Scrum
15 32 (19.88%) CSS
15 32 (19.88%) NoSQL
16 30 (18.63%) HTML5
16 30 (18.63%) jQuery
16 30 (18.63%) Embedded C++
17 29 (18.01%) ASP.NET MVC
18 26 (16.15%) Embedded C
19 25 (15.53%) Physics
19 25 (15.53%) Electronics
19 25 (15.53%) Games
20 24 (14.91%) SOAP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (8.70%) NServiceBus
2 7 (4.35%) Node.js
3 6 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.11%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.86%) Apache
5 3 (1.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.11%) Google App Engine
2 5 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.07%) Wireshark
2 6 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.86%) Internet
3 3 (1.86%) VoIP
4 2 (1.24%) LDAP
4 2 (1.24%) SNMP
4 2 (1.24%) Wireless
5 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.88%) NoSQL
2 14 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.07%) RavenDB
4 12 (7.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.21%) Redis
6 8 (4.97%) Big Data
7 6 (3.73%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.48%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.86%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.86%) HBase
9 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) LabVIEW
1 23 (14.29%) Subversion
2 20 (12.42%) NUnit
3 17 (10.56%) Maven
4 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
4 16 (9.94%) TeamCity
4 16 (9.94%) Visual Studio
5 14 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 14 (8.70%) JIRA
6 13 (8.07%) Fiddler
7 8 (4.97%) JUnit
8 7 (4.35%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.86%) Selenium
10 2 (1.24%) Xcode
10 2 (1.24%) yacc
11 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.62%) JMeter
11 1 (0.62%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (15.53%) Electronics
1 25 (15.53%) Games
2 9 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.97%) Finance
4 6 (3.73%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.48%) Automotive
5 4 (2.48%) Banking
6 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.86%) Marketing
7 2 (1.24%) Retail
8 1 (0.62%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (27.33%) .NET
2 39 (24.22%) HTML
3 34 (21.12%) ASP.NET
4 32 (19.88%) CSS
5 30 (18.63%) HTML5
5 30 (18.63%) jQuery
6 29 (18.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (14.91%) SOAP
8 23 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
9 21 (13.04%) WCF
10 19 (11.80%) .NET Framework
10 19 (11.80%) Entity Framework
10 19 (11.80%) JSON
10 19 (11.80%) RESTful
11 18 (11.18%) AngularJS
12 17 (10.56%) Web Services
12 17 (10.56%) XML
13 16 (9.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (9.94%) CSS3
13 16 (9.94%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 65 (40.37%) Computer Science
2 49 (30.43%) Mathematics
3 25 (15.53%) Physics
4 22 (13.66%) Algorithms
5 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.21%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.86%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.86%) Fintech
8 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.86%) Robotics
9 2 (1.24%) CUDA
9 2 (1.24%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.24%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.62%) Mechatronics
10 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.74%) Linux
2 19 (11.80%) Windows
3 14 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (7.45%) Android
5 10 (6.21%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.73%) Unix
7 5 (3.11%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.11%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.48%) CoreOS
8 4 (2.48%) HPUX
9 3 (1.86%) AIX
10 2 (1.24%) FreeBSD
10 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.62%) pSOS
11 1 (0.62%) Solaris
11 1 (0.62%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (98.76%) Software Engineering
2 42 (26.09%) MVC
3 36 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 34 (21.12%) Software Testing
6 33 (20.50%) Scrum
7 23 (14.29%) OO
8 21 (13.04%) Multithreading
8 21 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 20 (12.42%) SDLC
10 19 (11.80%) Dependency Injection
10 19 (11.80%) Project Management
11 18 (11.18%) Line Management
12 17 (10.56%) TDD
13 16 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (9.32%) CQRS
15 14 (8.70%) BDD
16 11 (6.83%) Web Development
17 10 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (6.21%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (46.58%) C++
2 74 (45.96%) C
3 65 (40.37%) C#
4 49 (30.43%) Java
5 45 (27.95%) JavaScript
6 33 (20.50%) SQL
7 30 (18.63%) Embedded C++
8 26 (16.15%) Embedded C
9 20 (12.42%) Python
10 16 (9.94%) T-SQL
11 14 (8.70%) PowerShell
12 12 (7.45%) MATLAB
12 12 (7.45%) Scala
13 8 (4.97%) PL/SQL
13 8 (4.97%) TypeScript
14 6 (3.73%) VB.NET
15 5 (3.11%) VB
16 4 (2.48%) Assembly Language
17 3 (1.86%) Perl
17 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (50.31%) Degree
2 17 (10.56%) PhD
3 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) HND
4 2 (1.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) SEPA
2 1 (0.62%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) Docker
2 3 (1.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (9.32%) Oracle
2 8 (4.97%) Apple
3 6 (3.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.48%) Google
5 2 (1.24%) Intel
5 2 (1.24%) Perforce
6 1 (0.62%) Atmel
6 1 (0.62%) HP
6 1 (0.62%) QNX
6 1 (0.62%) Telerik
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