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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 88 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 53 79 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.63% 3.20% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 3.30% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 41 78 47
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,000
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
1938 2393 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.18% 97.08% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1992 2023
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Borehamwood +8 12 £36,000 +26.31% 1
St Albans +19 11 £40,000 -33.33%
Stevenage 0 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Hemel Hempstead +13 8 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £57,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 71 (48.97%) C++
3 69 (47.59%) Degree
4 68 (46.90%) C
5 62 (42.76%) Computer Science
6 46 (31.72%) Java
7 45 (31.03%) C#
7 45 (31.03%) Mathematics
8 35 (24.14%) Algorithms
9 33 (22.76%) Games
9 33 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (22.07%) JavaScript
11 31 (21.38%) MVC
11 31 (21.38%) .NET
11 31 (21.38%) LabVIEW
12 29 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 29 (20.00%) Multithreading
13 28 (19.31%) SQL
14 26 (17.93%) HTML
14 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET
14 26 (17.93%) Electronics
15 24 (16.55%) Physics
15 24 (16.55%) jQuery
15 24 (16.55%) Linux
15 24 (16.55%) CSS
15 24 (16.55%) OO
16 23 (15.86%) Scrum
17 22 (15.17%) OpenCL
18 21 (14.48%) MATLAB
19 20 (13.79%) Python

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 3 (2.07%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.38%) Apache
2 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.45%) Google App Engine
2 5 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.45%) Internet
3 4 (2.76%) LDAP
3 4 (2.76%) SNMP
3 4 (2.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.90%) Redis
3 7 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.76%) Big Data
5 4 (2.76%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.07%) HBase
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (21.38%) LabVIEW
2 29 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 18 (12.41%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.66%) Subversion
5 13 (8.97%) Maven
6 9 (6.21%) NUnit
7 8 (5.52%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.52%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.45%) JIRA
8 5 (3.45%) JUnit
9 4 (2.76%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.76%) yacc
10 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.38%) Hudson
10 2 (1.38%) Xcode
11 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (22.76%) Games
2 26 (17.93%) Electronics
3 18 (12.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.52%) Aerospace
4 8 (5.52%) Finance
5 5 (3.45%) Retail
6 3 (2.07%) Automotive
6 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.38%) .NET
2 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET
2 26 (17.93%) HTML
3 24 (16.55%) CSS
3 24 (16.55%) jQuery
4 22 (15.17%) OpenCL
5 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (12.41%) AngularJS
6 18 (12.41%) CSS3
6 18 (12.41%) HTML5
7 15 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (10.34%) Web Services
8 14 (9.66%) SOAP
9 12 (8.28%) REST
10 11 (7.59%) WCF
11 9 (6.21%) Akka
12 8 (5.52%) Apache Cordova
12 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 8 (5.52%) J2EE
13 7 (4.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 62 (42.76%) Computer Science
2 45 (31.03%) Mathematics
3 35 (24.14%) Algorithms
4 24 (16.55%) Physics
5 16 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.76%) CUDA
6 4 (2.76%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.07%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.07%) Economics
7 3 (2.07%) Robotics
7 3 (2.07%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.69%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.55%) Linux
2 16 (11.03%) Windows
3 6 (4.14%) Android
4 5 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.76%) CoreOS
6 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.38%) MVC
4 29 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 24 (16.55%) OO
6 23 (15.86%) Scrum
7 19 (13.10%) Automated Testing
7 19 (13.10%) SDLC
7 19 (13.10%) Software Testing
8 18 (12.41%) Image Processing
8 18 (12.41%) Line Management
9 17 (11.72%) Project Management
10 15 (10.34%) CQRS
11 12 (8.28%) Web Development
12 10 (6.90%) Low Latency
13 9 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.21%) TDD
14 8 (5.52%) Concurrent Programming
14 8 (5.52%) Embedded Software Development
14 8 (5.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 71 (48.97%) C++
2 68 (46.90%) C
3 46 (31.72%) Java
4 45 (31.03%) C#
5 32 (22.07%) JavaScript
6 28 (19.31%) SQL
7 21 (14.48%) MATLAB
8 20 (13.79%) Python
9 19 (13.10%) Embedded C++
10 16 (11.03%) Embedded C
11 12 (8.28%) Scala
12 11 (7.59%) PL/SQL
13 8 (5.52%) Assembly Language
13 8 (5.52%) TypeScript
14 7 (4.83%) VB
15 4 (2.76%) Perl
15 4 (2.76%) VB6
16 3 (2.07%) Ruby
16 3 (2.07%) T-SQL
16 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (47.59%) Degree
2 13 (8.97%) PhD
3 12 (8.28%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.28%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.38%) HND
4 2 (1.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) SEPA
2 1 (0.69%) MISRA
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Docker
1 4 (2.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (8.28%) Oracle
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.76%) Google
3 4 (2.76%) Perforce
4 2 (1.38%) Intel
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