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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 62 71 97
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 80 77 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.68% 3.82% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 3.94% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 62 68 33
Average salary £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average 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
2120 1952 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.52% 96.73% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1564 1489
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Watford +21 18 £40,000 +15.94%
Harpenden - 13 £57,500 -
St Albans -17 7 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Borehamwood - 7 £32,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +16 6 £100,000 +207.69%
Kings Langley - 5 £37,500 -
Royston +5 4 £28,000 -37.77%
Letchworth -4 4 £47,250 -24.40%
Stevenage -8 4 £47,500 +18.75%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 165 (98.21%) Software Engineering
2 89 (52.98%) C#
3 78 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 75 (44.64%) Degree
5 70 (41.67%) .NET
6 66 (39.29%) HTML
7 62 (36.90%) MVC
8 59 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (33.33%) Mathematics
10 55 (32.74%) C++
10 55 (32.74%) ASP.NET
11 54 (32.14%) SQL
12 52 (30.95%) C
13 51 (30.36%) CSS
14 49 (29.17%) Scrum
14 49 (29.17%) jQuery
14 49 (29.17%) Computer Science
15 47 (27.98%) Java
16 46 (27.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (26.19%) HTML5
18 43 (25.60%) WCF
19 37 (22.02%) Linux
20 36 (21.43%) TDD
21 35 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
22 34 (20.24%) TeamCity
22 34 (20.24%) XML
22 34 (20.24%) ASP.NET Web API
23 33 (19.64%) SignalR
23 33 (19.64%) Web Services
23 33 (19.64%) NUnit

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (11.31%) NServiceBus
2 10 (5.95%) Node.js
3 8 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.57%) JBoss
4 6 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.19%) Apache
7 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (6.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.57%) SaaS
3 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.79%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) Wireshark
2 11 (6.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.57%) LDAP
3 6 (3.57%) SNMP
4 4 (2.38%) Internet
4 4 (2.38%) VoIP
5 2 (1.19%) Wireless
6 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.48%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.74%) RavenDB
4 13 (7.74%) Redis
4 13 (7.74%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.76%) Big Data
5 8 (4.76%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.79%) HBase
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.60%) Informix
8 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (20.24%) TeamCity
2 33 (19.64%) NUnit
3 26 (15.48%) Subversion
4 22 (13.10%) Git (software)
5 16 (9.52%) JIRA
6 14 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 13 (7.74%) Fiddler
8 11 (6.55%) JUnit
9 10 (5.95%) Maven
10 9 (5.36%) LabVIEW
11 8 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio
12 7 (4.17%) Selenium
13 4 (2.38%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.79%) Mercurial
15 2 (1.19%) Ant
15 2 (1.19%) Eclipse
16 1 (0.60%) JMeter
16 1 (0.60%) NetBeans
16 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (8.93%) Finance
2 10 (5.95%) Automotive
2 10 (5.95%) Banking
3 5 (2.98%) Games
4 4 (2.38%) Electronics
5 3 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (41.67%) .NET
2 66 (39.29%) HTML
3 55 (32.74%) ASP.NET
4 51 (30.36%) CSS
5 49 (29.17%) jQuery
6 46 (27.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (26.19%) HTML5
8 43 (25.60%) WCF
9 35 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
10 34 (20.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (20.24%) XML
11 33 (19.64%) SignalR
11 33 (19.64%) Web Services
12 32 (19.05%) SOAP
13 29 (17.26%) AngularJS
14 28 (16.67%) Ajax
15 27 (16.07%) .NET Framework
15 27 (16.07%) Entity Framework
16 24 (14.29%) CSS3
17 21 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 56 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 49 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 19 (11.31%) Physics
4 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.57%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.98%) Chemistry
7 5 (2.98%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.38%) Fintech
9 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.79%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.79%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.60%) Economics
10 1 (0.60%) iPad
10 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.02%) Linux
2 21 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
3 17 (10.12%) Windows
4 8 (4.76%) Android
4 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.17%) Unix
6 5 (2.98%) HPUX
7 4 (2.38%) AIX
8 2 (1.19%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.60%) pSOS
9 1 (0.60%) Solaris
9 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (98.21%) Software Engineering
2 62 (36.90%) MVC
3 59 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (29.17%) Scrum
5 36 (21.43%) TDD
6 31 (18.45%) Software Testing
7 24 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 24 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 24 (14.29%) OO
8 23 (13.69%) Web Development
9 22 (13.10%) Low Latency
10 21 (12.50%) BDD
10 21 (12.50%) Open Source
10 21 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 17 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (10.12%) Dependency Injection
12 16 (9.52%) OOD
13 13 (7.74%) Mobile Development
13 13 (7.74%) SOA
14 12 (7.14%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 89 (52.98%) C#
2 78 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 55 (32.74%) C++
4 54 (32.14%) SQL
5 52 (30.95%) C
6 47 (27.98%) Java
7 22 (13.10%) Embedded C++
8 19 (11.31%) PowerShell
9 18 (10.71%) Python
10 15 (8.93%) Embedded C
11 13 (7.74%) T-SQL
12 10 (5.95%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.57%) Scala
13 6 (3.57%) VB
13 6 (3.57%) VB6
14 5 (2.98%) Perl
14 5 (2.98%) VB.NET
15 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
15 4 (2.38%) TypeScript
16 2 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (44.64%) Degree
2 9 (5.36%) PhD
3 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (5.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (14.88%) Oracle
2 14 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.76%) Apple
4 7 (4.17%) Intel
4 7 (4.17%) QNX
5 6 (3.57%) Perforce
5 6 (3.57%) Telerik
6 1 (0.60%) Atmel
6 1 (0.60%) HP
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago