The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 91 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 56 62 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.25% 2.93% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 3.10% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 77
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £32,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2385 1997 2555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.74% 94.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1578 2044
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
East of England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Hemel Hempstead 0 15 £37,500 +15.38%
St Albans - 10 £40,000 -
Stevenage -3 8 £47,500 +35.71%
Watford -22 4 £47,500 +26.66%
Letchworth - 3 £35,000 -
Hitchin - 2 £41,250 -
Royston +6 1 £27,000 -46.00%
Welwyn Garden City +2 1 £43,000 +32.30%
Hoddesdon - 1 £45,000 -
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 133 (97.08%) Software Engineering
2 80 (58.39%) C++
3 73 (53.28%) C#
4 64 (46.72%) Linux
5 60 (43.80%) C
6 55 (40.15%) Java
7 53 (38.69%) OO
8 52 (37.96%) Degree
9 49 (35.77%) Python
10 41 (29.93%) Computer Science
11 39 (28.47%) JavaScript
11 39 (28.47%) .NET
11 39 (28.47%) UNIX
12 37 (27.01%) Multithreading
13 30 (21.90%) WPF
14 29 (21.17%) CSS
15 23 (16.79%) Web Services
16 20 (14.60%) Windows
16 20 (14.60%) Ajax
17 19 (13.87%) PHP
18 18 (13.14%) SQL
18 18 (13.14%) HTML
19 17 (12.41%) MySQL
19 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
19 17 (12.41%) Relational Database
20 16 (11.68%) Git (software)
20 16 (11.68%) Subversion
20 16 (11.68%) Middleware
21 15 (10.95%) WinForms
21 15 (10.95%) Visual Studio

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (4.38%) WordPress
2 4 (2.92%) Node.js
2 4 (2.92%) GlassFish
2 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.46%) Apache
3 2 (1.46%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.73%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) NFC
2 4 (2.92%) Internet
3 3 (2.19%) HTTP
3 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.19%) RTP
4 2 (1.46%) VoIP
4 2 (1.46%) DNS
4 2 (1.46%) 4G
5 1 (0.73%) Network Security
5 1 (0.73%) LTE
5 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.73%) RTCP
5 1 (0.73%) DHCP
5 1 (0.73%) FTP
5 1 (0.73%) Broadband
5 1 (0.73%) PBX
5 1 (0.73%) UMTS
5 1 (0.73%) VPN
5 1 (0.73%) SNMP
5 1 (0.73%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) MySQL
1 17 (12.41%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.84%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.92%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.92%) BigTable
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.19%) MS Access
7 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (11.68%) Subversion
1 16 (11.68%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.95%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.11%) Selenium
4 6 (4.38%) RSpec
4 6 (4.38%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.92%) LabVIEW
6 3 (2.19%) Maven
6 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.19%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.46%) JUnit
8 1 (0.73%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.73%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.73%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.73%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (8.03%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Games
3 7 (5.11%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Electronics
5 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Marketing
5 3 (2.19%) Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.47%) .NET
2 30 (21.90%) WPF
3 29 (21.17%) CSS
4 23 (16.79%) Web Services
5 20 (14.60%) Ajax
6 18 (13.14%) HTML
7 16 (11.68%) Middleware
8 15 (10.95%) WinForms
9 13 (9.49%) XML
9 13 (9.49%) MFC
9 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET
10 12 (8.76%) .NET Framework
11 11 (8.03%) jQuery
12 10 (7.30%) HTML5
13 9 (6.57%) SOAP
14 7 (5.11%) CakePHP
15 6 (4.38%) REST
15 6 (4.38%) Symfony
15 6 (4.38%) LAMP
16 5 (3.65%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.65%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (3.65%) Smartcard
2 5 (3.65%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.92%) Firmware
3 4 (2.92%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.19%) Wiki
4 3 (2.19%) Blog
4 3 (2.19%) VHDL
5 2 (1.46%) EPoS
5 2 (1.46%) EFTPOS
5 2 (1.46%) W3C
5 2 (1.46%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.46%) Physics
6 1 (0.73%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.73%) Statistics
6 1 (0.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 64 (46.72%) Linux
2 39 (28.47%) UNIX
3 20 (14.60%) Windows
4 10 (7.30%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.38%) Android
6 3 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.46%) AIX
7 2 (1.46%) HPUX
8 1 (0.73%) uClinux
8 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.73%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (97.08%) Software Engineering
2 53 (38.69%) OO
3 37 (27.01%) Multithreading
4 12 (8.76%) TDD
5 11 (8.03%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.30%) UML
6 10 (7.30%) MVC
7 9 (6.57%) Project Management
8 8 (5.84%) MVVM
9 7 (5.11%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (5.11%) OOP
10 6 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.38%) Image Processing
10 6 (4.38%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.65%) Validation
11 5 (3.65%) OOD
12 4 (2.92%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.92%) Software Testing
12 4 (2.92%) Web Development
13 3 (2.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 80 (58.39%) C++
2 73 (53.28%) C#
3 60 (43.80%) C
4 55 (40.15%) Java
5 49 (35.77%) Python
6 39 (28.47%) JavaScript
7 19 (13.87%) PHP
8 18 (13.14%) SQL
9 15 (10.95%) VB
9 15 (10.95%) VB.NET
10 12 (8.76%) VB6
11 9 (6.57%) Embedded C
12 8 (5.84%) Objective-C
13 7 (5.11%) VC++
14 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
14 6 (4.38%) Ruby
15 5 (3.65%) Embedded C++
16 4 (2.92%) Scala
17 3 (2.19%) Perl
18 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (37.96%) Degree
2 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) PhD
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.46%) Adobe
2 2 (1.46%) HP
2 2 (1.46%) Google
2 2 (1.46%) Zend
2 2 (1.46%) hybris
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle
3 1 (0.73%) EMC
3 1 (0.73%) Macrovision
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-50k
Posted: 20 hours ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, health care, pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago