The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 38 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 140 103 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.11% 5.12% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.60% 6.82% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 134 91 122
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £56,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Software Engineering
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1841 1511 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.29% 75.17% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1208 1762
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hertfordshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 - 26 £40,000 - 2
Watford -9 24 £40,000 +12.67% 4
Hertford +6 11 £42,500 +28.78%
Hemel Hempstead -8 8 £43,000 +22.85% 5
Hitchin - 8 £60,000 -
Stevenage +3 4 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Borehamwood +1 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Welwyn Garden City 0 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 153 (49.68%) C#
2 150 (48.70%) Degree
3 139 (45.13%) Computer Science
4 129 (41.88%) Java
5 124 (40.26%) Linux
6 123 (39.94%) C++
7 113 (36.69%) JavaScript
8 109 (35.39%) OO
9 108 (35.06%) .NET
10 92 (29.87%) UNIX
11 89 (28.90%) C
12 79 (25.65%) HTML
13 76 (24.68%) CSS
14 75 (24.35%) Python
14 75 (24.35%) ASP.NET
15 67 (21.75%) SQL
16 66 (21.43%) Multithreading
17 64 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
18 54 (17.53%) Web Services
19 53 (17.21%) MVC
20 52 (16.88%) Relational Database
21 49 (15.91%) TDD
22 48 (15.58%) Windows
23 42 (13.64%) Oracle
24 40 (12.99%) Finance
24 40 (12.99%) Visual Studio
24 40 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
24 40 (12.99%) Git (software)
25 38 (12.34%) Microsoft
26 37 (12.01%) PHP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.17%) Tomcat
2 16 (5.19%) GlassFish
3 9 (2.92%) Apache
4 8 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.60%) Node.js
5 6 (1.95%) WordPress
5 6 (1.95%) IIS
6 4 (1.30%) CMS
6 4 (1.30%) Drupal
6 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.32%) Confluence
9 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.57%) Mingle
3 2 (0.65%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.60%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) RiskWrite
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.30%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.30%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.30%) Intranet
1 4 (1.30%) Internet
1 4 (1.30%) DNS
1 4 (1.30%) Firewall
2 3 (0.97%) HTTP
2 3 (0.97%) DHCP
3 2 (0.65%) LDAP
3 2 (0.65%) RTP
3 2 (0.65%) Wireless
3 2 (0.65%) Network Security
4 1 (0.32%) LTE
4 1 (0.32%) 4G
4 1 (0.32%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.32%) RTSP
4 1 (0.32%) UPnP
4 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.32%) MPLS
4 1 (0.32%) OSPF
4 1 (0.32%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.88%) Relational Database
2 33 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 32 (10.39%) RDBMS
4 29 (9.42%) MySQL
5 20 (6.49%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.49%) MongoDB
6 16 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (5.19%) BigTable
6 16 (5.19%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.57%) RavenDB
9 11 (3.57%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.62%) Informix
11 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.97%) MS Access
13 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.65%) DTS
13 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (12.99%) Visual Studio
1 40 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.12%) Subversion
3 22 (7.14%) Selenium
4 21 (6.82%) NUnit
5 15 (4.87%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.22%) JUnit
7 11 (3.57%) Maven
7 11 (3.57%) MSTest
7 11 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (3.25%) JBehave
8 10 (3.25%) WebDriver
8 10 (3.25%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.60%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.95%) RSpec
11 6 (1.95%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.95%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.97%) LabVIEW
13 2 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 40 (12.99%) Finance
2 26 (8.44%) Banking
3 24 (7.79%) Games
4 14 (4.55%) Retail
5 4 (1.30%) Marketing
6 3 (0.97%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Billing
7 2 (0.65%) Automotive
7 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 188 (61.04%) Developer
2 138 (44.81%) Software Engineer
3 79 (25.65%) Software Developer
4 61 (19.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 55 (17.86%) Java Developer
6 53 (17.21%) Senior Developer
7 41 (13.31%) Java Software Engineer
8 28 (9.09%) .NET Developer
9 23 (7.47%) Junior
9 23 (7.47%) Programmer
9 23 (7.47%) Senior Java Developer
10 21 (6.82%) C++ Developer
11 18 (5.84%) C# Developer
11 18 (5.84%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 18 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (5.52%) Java Software Developer
12 17 (5.52%) Junior Developer
12 17 (5.52%) Web Developer
13 16 (5.19%) Senior Software Developer
13 16 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (35.06%) .NET
2 79 (25.65%) HTML
3 76 (24.68%) CSS
4 75 (24.35%) ASP.NET
5 54 (17.53%) Web Services
6 37 (12.01%) Ajax
7 34 (11.04%) jQuery
8 32 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (10.39%) WPF
8 32 (10.39%) HTML5
8 32 (10.39%) J2EE
9 31 (10.06%) XML
10 24 (7.79%) .NET Framework
11 22 (7.14%) WCF
12 21 (6.82%) CSS3
13 19 (6.17%) MFC
13 19 (6.17%) JSP
14 17 (5.52%) LAMP
14 17 (5.52%) WinForms
15 13 (4.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 139 (45.13%) Computer Science
2 40 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.82%) Artificial Intelligence
4 16 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.92%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.60%) Physics
7 6 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.62%) Kindle
9 4 (1.30%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.30%) Statistics
9 4 (1.30%) EPoS
9 4 (1.30%) EFT
10 3 (0.97%) Firmware
11 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.32%) Robotics
11 1 (0.32%) W3C
11 1 (0.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.32%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.32%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 124 (40.26%) Linux
2 92 (29.87%) UNIX
3 48 (15.58%) Windows
4 30 (9.74%) Apple iOS
5 25 (8.12%) Android
6 21 (6.82%) HPUX
7 20 (6.49%) AIX
8 8 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (2.27%) CentOS
10 4 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (35.39%) OO
2 66 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 64 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (17.21%) MVC
5 49 (15.91%) TDD
6 31 (10.06%) Web Development
7 27 (8.77%) BDD
8 19 (6.17%) E-Commerce
9 17 (5.52%) Scrum
10 16 (5.19%) OOD
11 15 (4.87%) OOP
12 13 (4.22%) Unit Testing
13 12 (3.90%) Test Scripting
13 12 (3.90%) MVVM
13 12 (3.90%) Waterfall
14 11 (3.57%) Software Architecture
14 11 (3.57%) CQRS
14 11 (3.57%) Web Application Development
15 10 (3.25%) UML
15 10 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (49.68%) C#
2 129 (41.88%) Java
3 123 (39.94%) C++
4 113 (36.69%) JavaScript
5 89 (28.90%) C
6 75 (24.35%) Python
7 67 (21.75%) SQL
8 37 (12.01%) PHP
9 26 (8.44%) Shell Script
10 22 (7.14%) VB
10 22 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 22 (7.14%) Objective-C
11 16 (5.19%) Scala
12 13 (4.22%) VB6
13 11 (3.57%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.60%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.95%) Ruby
15 6 (1.95%) VC++
16 4 (1.30%) Ada
16 4 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 150 (48.70%) Degree
2 10 (3.25%) MCSE
2 10 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.27%) MCSD
4 7 (2.27%) MCTS
5 4 (1.30%) CCNA
5 4 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.97%) MCITP
7 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CCNP
7 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.49%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 42 (13.64%) Oracle
2 38 (12.34%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.55%) Zend
4 10 (3.25%) HP
5 8 (2.60%) Google
6 3 (0.97%) Micro Focus
6 3 (0.97%) JBoss
7 2 (0.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.32%) EMC
8 1 (0.32%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe
8 1 (0.32%) Sun
8 1 (0.32%) VMware
8 1 (0.32%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.32%) hybris
8 1 (0.32%) Sencha
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £23-27K per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + be-shares,health,pension+more
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-60,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 15% bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 5% bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago