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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 77 61 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 61 89 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.80% 4.12% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 4.24% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54 79 72
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2126 2098 2349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.66% 97.17% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1775 1951
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
St Albans -7 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 8 £40,000 -44.82%
Royston +1 7 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Borehamwood - 6 £40,000 -
Watford -23 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Stevenage -1 3 - -
Hertford - 3 £45,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £55,000 -
Letchworth -8 1 £43,500 -9.37%
Potters Bar - 1 £55,000 -
Tring - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (50.00%) C#
3 47 (47.00%) .NET
4 43 (43.00%) MVC
5 40 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 36 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (34.00%) JavaScript
9 33 (33.00%) Computer Science
10 32 (32.00%) C++
11 30 (30.00%) SQL
12 29 (29.00%) C
13 27 (27.00%) Degree
13 27 (27.00%) jQuery
14 25 (25.00%) AngularJS
15 24 (24.00%) HTML
16 20 (20.00%) Mathematics
17 19 (19.00%) Automotive
18 18 (18.00%) Scrum
18 18 (18.00%) Visual Studio
19 17 (17.00%) Linux
19 17 (17.00%) WebSockets
20 16 (16.00%) Multithreading
20 16 (16.00%) CSS
21 15 (15.00%) Aerospace
21 15 (15.00%) REST
22 14 (14.00%) SignalR
22 14 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
22 14 (14.00%) Web Services
22 14 (14.00%) Java

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 8 (8.00%) CMS
1 8 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (8.00%) Umbraco
2 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Simulink
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.00%) SNMP
3 4 (4.00%) LDAP
4 2 (2.00%) HTTP
4 2 (2.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.00%) SSL
4 2 (2.00%) VoIP
4 2 (2.00%) Wireless
5 1 (1.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) Redis
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.00%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.00%) LabVIEW
2 11 (11.00%) Subversion
3 10 (10.00%) NUnit
4 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.00%) JIRA
6 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.00%) Hudson
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (19.00%) Automotive
2 15 (15.00%) Aerospace
3 12 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (11.00%) Finance
5 10 (10.00%) Electronics
5 10 (10.00%) Games
6 5 (5.00%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Military
7 1 (1.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.00%) .NET
2 40 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 35 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (27.00%) jQuery
5 25 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 24 (24.00%) HTML
7 17 (17.00%) WebSockets
8 16 (16.00%) CSS
9 15 (15.00%) REST
10 14 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (14.00%) SignalR
10 14 (14.00%) Web Services
11 13 (13.00%) SOAP
12 10 (10.00%) WCF
13 9 (9.00%) .NET Framework
14 8 (8.00%) ADO.NET
14 8 (8.00%) Entity Framework
14 8 (8.00%) LINQ
14 8 (8.00%) PhoneGap
15 7 (7.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 13 (13.00%) Algorithms
4 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.00%) Life Science
5 9 (9.00%) Physics
6 7 (7.00%) Economics
7 3 (3.00%) Robotics
7 3 (3.00%) SCADA
7 3 (3.00%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.00%) Smart Home
9 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (43.00%) MVC
3 36 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.00%) Scrum
5 16 (16.00%) Multithreading
6 13 (13.00%) Web Development
7 12 (12.00%) OOD
8 10 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.00%) Image Processing
9 8 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (8.00%) High Availability
9 8 (8.00%) TDD
10 7 (7.00%) DevOps
11 6 (6.00%) Coaching
11 6 (6.00%) Low Latency
11 6 (6.00%) Mobile Development
11 6 (6.00%) Open Source
12 5 (5.00%) Computer Architecture
12 5 (5.00%) UML
13 4 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 50 (50.00%) C#
2 34 (34.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (32.00%) C++
4 30 (30.00%) SQL
5 29 (29.00%) C
6 14 (14.00%) Java
7 13 (13.00%) Embedded C
8 12 (12.00%) MATLAB
9 10 (10.00%) Python
10 8 (8.00%) TypeScript
11 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
12 6 (6.00%) VB
13 5 (5.00%) VB6
14 3 (3.00%) PHP
14 3 (3.00%) VB.NET
15 2 (2.00%) Ruby
16 1 (1.00%) Ada
16 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
16 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.00%) HND
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SEPA
2 1 (1.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.00%) MISRA
2 1 (1.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Grafana
1 8 (8.00%) Graphite
2 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Oracle
2 4 (4.00%) Perforce
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco
3 1 (1.00%) Dell
3 1 (1.00%) IBM
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.00%) Sage
3 1 (1.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (1.00%) Symantec
3 1 (1.00%) VMware
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