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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 54 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 99 49 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.33% 2.59% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.57% 2.67% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84 35 81
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
2165 1832 2824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.58% 96.78% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1399 2424
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
St Albans -1 34 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £25,000 - 2
Royston +7 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Stevenage +23 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Watford -20 4 £40,000 -
Hertford - 4 £41,000 -
Hitchin - 2 £38,750 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £32,500 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 141 (84.94%) Software Engineering
2 93 (56.02%) C#
3 86 (51.81%) C++
4 76 (45.78%) Java
5 73 (43.98%) Linux
5 73 (43.98%) Degree
6 70 (42.17%) C
7 64 (38.55%) Computer Science
8 55 (33.13%) UNIX
9 54 (32.53%) OO
10 53 (31.93%) Multithreading
11 51 (30.72%) JavaScript
11 51 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (28.92%) Python
13 40 (24.10%) Algorithms
14 39 (23.49%) .NET
14 39 (23.49%) Windows
15 35 (21.08%) HTML
16 34 (20.48%) SQL
17 31 (18.67%) ASP.NET
18 30 (18.07%) Scrum
19 28 (16.87%) CSS
20 27 (16.27%) TDD
21 26 (15.66%) Oracle
22 25 (15.06%) Microsoft
23 24 (14.46%) Selenium
23 24 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
24 23 (13.86%) MVC
24 23 (13.86%) QA
25 22 (13.25%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.83%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.42%) GlassFish
4 8 (4.82%) CMS
5 4 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.41%) Kentico
5 4 (2.41%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.20%) Confluence
7 1 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) Simulink
2 2 (1.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
1 5 (3.01%) Firewall
2 4 (2.41%) Internet
2 4 (2.41%) VoIP
3 3 (1.81%) PBX
3 3 (1.81%) HTTP
3 3 (1.81%) RTP
4 2 (1.20%) Q.931
4 2 (1.20%) Wireless
4 2 (1.20%) MPLS
4 2 (1.20%) OSPF
4 2 (1.20%) BGP
4 2 (1.20%) RTCP
4 2 (1.20%) SNMP
4 2 (1.20%) WAN
4 2 (1.20%) DHCP
4 2 (1.20%) VLAN
4 2 (1.20%) Network Security
4 2 (1.20%) IGMP
4 2 (1.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.63%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.42%) BigTable
3 9 (5.42%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.42%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.61%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.81%) MySQL
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 24 (14.46%) Selenium
2 17 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (8.43%) NUnit
4 13 (7.83%) TeamCity
5 11 (6.63%) JUnit
6 10 (6.02%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (6.02%) JBehave
6 10 (6.02%) WebDriver
7 7 (4.22%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.61%) Subversion
8 6 (3.61%) Maven
8 6 (3.61%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.41%) Android Studio
10 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.20%) Ant
10 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.20%) JIRA
11 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.60%) MSTest
General
1 15 (9.04%) Finance
2 14 (8.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (6.63%) Banking
3 11 (6.63%) Marketing
4 9 (5.42%) Games
5 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.41%) Advertising
6 4 (2.41%) Electronics
7 3 (1.81%) Automotive
8 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (23.49%) .NET
2 35 (21.08%) HTML
3 31 (18.67%) ASP.NET
4 28 (16.87%) CSS
5 22 (13.25%) XML
6 21 (12.65%) HTML5
7 18 (10.84%) CSS3
7 18 (10.84%) J2EE
8 16 (9.64%) jQuery
9 15 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (8.43%) Ajax
10 14 (8.43%) WCF
11 13 (7.83%) Silverlight
11 13 (7.83%) WebSockets
12 10 (6.02%) WinForms
12 10 (6.02%) XSLT
13 7 (4.22%) JSP
14 6 (3.61%) Servlets
14 6 (3.61%) Web Services
15 5 (3.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (38.55%) Computer Science
2 40 (24.10%) Algorithms
3 24 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.42%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (4.82%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.82%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.61%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.81%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.60%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.60%) MPEG
10 1 (0.60%) Physics
10 1 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.60%) Statistics
10 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.98%) Linux
2 55 (33.13%) UNIX
3 39 (23.49%) Windows
4 14 (8.43%) Android
4 14 (8.43%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.61%) AIX
5 6 (3.61%) HPUX
6 4 (2.41%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.81%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.20%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (84.94%) Software Engineering
2 54 (32.53%) OO
3 53 (31.93%) Multithreading
4 51 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (18.07%) Scrum
6 27 (16.27%) TDD
7 23 (13.86%) MVC
8 22 (13.25%) OOD
9 16 (9.64%) Test Automation
10 13 (7.83%) Test Scripting
10 13 (7.83%) Web Development
11 11 (6.63%) Automation Testing
12 10 (6.02%) Product Management
12 10 (6.02%) BDD
12 10 (6.02%) SOA
13 8 (4.82%) Automated Testing
13 8 (4.82%) Business Development
13 8 (4.82%) Strategic Planning
13 8 (4.82%) Low Latency
13 8 (4.82%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 93 (56.02%) C#
2 86 (51.81%) C++
3 76 (45.78%) Java
4 70 (42.17%) C
5 51 (30.72%) JavaScript
6 48 (28.92%) Python
7 34 (20.48%) SQL
8 18 (10.84%) Objective-C
9 9 (5.42%) Scala
9 9 (5.42%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.82%) Perl
10 8 (4.82%) Embedded C
10 8 (4.82%) VB
10 8 (4.82%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.61%) Ada
12 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.01%) PHP
13 4 (2.41%) Delphi
13 4 (2.41%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 73 (43.98%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) PhD
3 2 (1.20%) CCNP
3 2 (1.20%) CCNA
3 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.86%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.20%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (15.66%) Oracle
2 25 (15.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.41%) EPiServer
3 4 (2.41%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.20%) Cisco
4 2 (1.20%) HP
4 2 (1.20%) VMware
4 2 (1.20%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.60%) Macrovision
5 1 (0.60%) Sencha
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 9 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 10 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 27 days ago