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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 55 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 93 40 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.63% 2.08% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 2.16% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 81 35 78
Average salary £42,500 £41,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1914 1848 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.27% 95.90% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1404 2225
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 £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +2 27 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 14 £32,500 -
Stevenage +25 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Royston -1 8 £45,000 +16.12%
Watford -17 5 £34,500 -13.75% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £32,500 -
Hertford - 2 £50,500 -
Letchworth +14 1 £62,500 +177.77%
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 142 (83.53%) Software Engineering
2 94 (55.29%) C#
3 75 (44.12%) C++
4 73 (42.94%) Java
5 67 (39.41%) Degree
6 63 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (37.06%) Linux
7 59 (34.71%) C
8 58 (34.12%) JavaScript
9 57 (33.53%) Computer Science
10 49 (28.82%) Multithreading
10 49 (28.82%) .NET
11 47 (27.65%) SQL
11 47 (27.65%) UNIX
12 46 (27.06%) Windows
12 46 (27.06%) OO
13 42 (24.71%) HTML
14 41 (24.12%) ASP.NET
15 39 (22.94%) Python
16 37 (21.76%) Scrum
17 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
17 33 (19.41%) CSS
18 31 (18.24%) XML
18 31 (18.24%) Algorithms
19 29 (17.06%) TDD
20 28 (16.47%) Oracle
20 28 (16.47%) MS Excel
20 28 (16.47%) MVC
21 27 (15.88%) Selenium
21 27 (15.88%) HTML5

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 19 (11.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.29%) CMS
3 8 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.94%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (2.35%) Kentico
5 4 (2.35%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.18%) Apache
6 2 (1.18%) JBoss
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.59%) Drupal
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) PowerPivot
2 2 (1.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.94%) Firewall
2 3 (1.76%) Wireless
2 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.18%) Internet
3 2 (1.18%) MPLS
3 2 (1.18%) OSPF
3 2 (1.18%) BGP
3 2 (1.18%) LAN
3 2 (1.18%) PBX
3 2 (1.18%) VoIP
3 2 (1.18%) WAN
3 2 (1.18%) Network Security
4 1 (0.59%) VLAN
4 1 (0.59%) UPnP
4 1 (0.59%) IGMP
4 1 (0.59%) DHCP
4 1 (0.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.59%) SNMP
4 1 (0.59%) RTCP
4 1 (0.59%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.29%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.53%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.94%) MySQL
5 4 (2.35%) BigTable
5 4 (2.35%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.18%) MS Access
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.59%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 27 (15.88%) Selenium
2 19 (11.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.41%) NUnit
4 15 (8.82%) TeamCity
5 13 (7.65%) JUnit
6 10 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.88%) JBehave
6 10 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 9 (5.29%) Subversion
8 8 (4.71%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.94%) JIRA
9 5 (2.94%) Maven
10 4 (2.35%) Android Studio
10 4 (2.35%) Ant
11 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.59%) MSTest
General
1 16 (9.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (8.24%) Banking
3 13 (7.65%) Finance
4 11 (6.47%) Marketing
5 7 (4.12%) Advertising
6 5 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.35%) Games
8 3 (1.76%) Automotive
8 3 (1.76%) Electronics
9 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.59%) Retail
10 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.82%) .NET
2 42 (24.71%) HTML
3 41 (24.12%) ASP.NET
4 33 (19.41%) CSS
5 31 (18.24%) XML
6 27 (15.88%) HTML5
7 22 (12.94%) CSS3
8 20 (11.76%) jQuery
9 19 (11.18%) J2EE
10 17 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (9.41%) WCF
11 16 (9.41%) Ajax
12 15 (8.82%) XSLT
12 15 (8.82%) Silverlight
12 15 (8.82%) WebSockets
13 12 (7.06%) WinForms
13 12 (7.06%) Web Services
14 8 (4.71%) Servlets
15 7 (4.12%) JSP
15 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 57 (33.53%) Computer Science
2 31 (18.24%) Algorithms
3 24 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.35%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.35%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.76%) Open Source
8 2 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.18%) MPEG
9 1 (0.59%) Physics
9 1 (0.59%) PMI
9 1 (0.59%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.59%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 63 (37.06%) Linux
2 47 (27.65%) UNIX
3 46 (27.06%) Windows
4 11 (6.47%) Android
5 10 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.53%) AIX
6 6 (3.53%) HPUX
7 4 (2.35%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.76%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.18%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.59%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (83.53%) Software Engineering
2 63 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (28.82%) Multithreading
4 46 (27.06%) OO
5 37 (21.76%) Scrum
6 29 (17.06%) TDD
7 28 (16.47%) MVC
8 21 (12.35%) OOD
9 19 (11.18%) Test Automation
10 18 (10.59%) Web Development
11 14 (8.24%) SOA
12 12 (7.06%) Test Scripting
13 11 (6.47%) Web Application Development
14 10 (5.88%) Automation Testing
14 10 (5.88%) Low Latency
14 10 (5.88%) BDD
14 10 (5.88%) Product Management
15 8 (4.71%) Technical Analysis
15 8 (4.71%) OOP
15 8 (4.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 94 (55.29%) C#
2 75 (44.12%) C++
3 73 (42.94%) Java
4 59 (34.71%) C
5 58 (34.12%) JavaScript
6 47 (27.65%) SQL
7 39 (22.94%) Python
8 15 (8.82%) Objective-C
9 11 (6.47%) PL/SQL
10 9 (5.29%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.71%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.71%) VB
12 7 (4.12%) Embedded C
12 7 (4.12%) PHP
13 5 (2.94%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.94%) Ada
13 5 (2.94%) Perl
14 4 (2.35%) Delphi
14 4 (2.35%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 67 (39.41%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.18%) CCNP
3 2 (1.18%) CCNA
3 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.18%) PhD
3 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.71%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.76%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.47%) Oracle
3 5 (2.94%) Sitecore
3 5 (2.94%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco
4 2 (1.18%) VMware
4 2 (1.18%) HP
4 2 (1.18%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.59%) Sencha
5 1 (0.59%) QNX
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £36000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago