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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 44 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 123 168 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.59% 8.39% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 10.26% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 103 138 116
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
1816 1638 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.51% 81.78% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 1269 1180
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 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 -1 23 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Harpenden - 16 £57,500 -
St Albans -16 11 £50,000 - 1
Borehamwood -6 8 £32,000 +16.36% 2
Welwyn Garden City +8 6 £100,000 +222.58%
Royston +1 6 £28,000 -37.77%
Letchworth -3 6 £46,500 -25.60% 1
Kings Langley - 6 £38,750 - 1
Stevenage -4 4 £47,500 -
Tring - 3 £44,000 -
Hoddesdon -3 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Potters Bar -8 1 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Hemel Hempstead -22 1 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Hertford - 1 £32,000 - 1
Ware - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 112 (45.53%) C#
3 110 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (43.50%) Degree
5 101 (41.06%) HTML
6 98 (39.84%) SQL
7 91 (36.99%) .NET
8 89 (36.18%) Java
9 85 (34.55%) Scrum
10 72 (29.27%) C++
11 70 (28.46%) MVC
12 69 (28.05%) Computer Science
13 66 (26.83%) ASP.NET
13 66 (26.83%) CSS
14 65 (26.42%) TDD
15 61 (24.80%) XML
16 60 (24.39%) C
16 60 (24.39%) HTML5
17 59 (23.98%) jQuery
18 57 (23.17%) Mathematics
19 53 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
20 51 (20.73%) Web Services
21 49 (19.92%) WCF
22 46 (18.70%) Git (software)
23 45 (18.29%) RESTful
24 42 (17.07%) Subversion
24 42 (17.07%) Linux
25 41 (16.67%) TeamCity
25 41 (16.67%) BDD
25 41 (16.67%) RabbitMQ

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (9.76%) NServiceBus
2 14 (5.69%) Node.js
3 9 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.44%) CMS
4 6 (2.44%) IIS
4 6 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.03%) JBoss
5 5 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.03%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.03%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.63%) Apache
7 3 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.25%) SaaS
3 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.22%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.41%) Heroku
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.32%) Wireshark
2 11 (4.47%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.66%) Internet
4 6 (2.44%) HTTP
4 6 (2.44%) LDAP
4 6 (2.44%) SNMP
5 4 (1.63%) VoIP
6 2 (0.81%) Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.23%) NoSQL
2 32 (13.01%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.72%) MongoDB
4 18 (7.32%) RavenDB
5 17 (6.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (5.69%) Redis
7 9 (3.66%) Big Data
8 8 (3.25%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.22%) HBase
11 2 (0.81%) MySQL
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.41%) QlikView
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (18.70%) Git (software)
2 42 (17.07%) Subversion
3 41 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 40 (16.26%) NUnit
5 28 (11.38%) JUnit
6 24 (9.76%) Maven
7 22 (8.94%) JIRA
8 20 (8.13%) Selenium
9 19 (7.72%) Jenkins
10 18 (7.32%) Fiddler
11 15 (6.10%) Visual Studio
12 10 (4.07%) LabVIEW
13 9 (3.66%) Eclipse
13 9 (3.66%) HP UFT
14 8 (3.25%) Cucumber
14 8 (3.25%) JMeter
14 8 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (2.85%) Bitbucket
15 7 (2.85%) JBehave
15 7 (2.85%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (10.16%) Finance
2 12 (4.88%) Banking
3 9 (3.66%) Automotive
3 9 (3.66%) Electronics
4 6 (2.44%) Games
5 3 (1.22%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 165 (67.07%) Software Engineer
2 119 (48.37%) Developer
3 70 (28.46%) C# Developer
4 68 (27.64%) .NET Developer
4 68 (27.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 67 (27.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 60 (24.39%) C# Software Developer
7 57 (23.17%) .NET Software Developer
7 57 (23.17%) .NET Software Engineer
7 57 (23.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 47 (19.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 33 (13.41%) Java Engineer
10 32 (13.01%) Java Developer
11 31 (12.60%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (12.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (11.38%) Embedded Engineer
13 27 (10.98%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 27 (10.98%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 27 (10.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 27 (10.98%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (41.06%) HTML
2 91 (36.99%) .NET
3 66 (26.83%) ASP.NET
3 66 (26.83%) CSS
4 61 (24.80%) XML
5 60 (24.39%) HTML5
6 59 (23.98%) jQuery
7 53 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (20.73%) Web Services
9 49 (19.92%) WCF
10 45 (18.29%) RESTful
11 41 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
12 39 (15.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (15.45%) SignalR
14 35 (14.23%) Ajax
14 35 (14.23%) AngularJS
15 34 (13.82%) .NET Framework
15 34 (13.82%) JSON
15 34 (13.82%) SOAP
16 32 (13.01%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (28.05%) Computer Science
2 57 (23.17%) Mathematics
3 20 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.32%) Physics
5 10 (4.07%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (3.66%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.44%) Chemistry
7 6 (2.44%) Device Driver
8 5 (2.03%) RIA
8 5 (2.03%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.63%) Fintech
10 3 (1.22%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.41%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.07%) Linux
2 21 (8.54%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (8.13%) Windows
4 14 (5.69%) Unix
5 9 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.25%) Android
7 5 (2.03%) HPUX
8 4 (1.63%) AIX
9 1 (0.41%) pSOS
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (34.55%) Scrum
3 70 (28.46%) MVC
4 65 (26.42%) TDD
5 41 (16.67%) BDD
6 40 (16.26%) Software Testing
7 39 (15.85%) Automated Testing
8 32 (13.01%) OO
9 29 (11.79%) Unit Testing
10 26 (10.57%) Multithreading
10 26 (10.57%) Web Development
11 24 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (8.94%) Dependency Injection
12 22 (8.94%) Low Latency
13 20 (8.13%) Open Source
14 16 (6.50%) OOD
15 14 (5.69%) DevOps
15 14 (5.69%) Embedded Software Development
16 13 (5.28%) CQRS
16 13 (5.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 114 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 112 (45.53%) C#
3 98 (39.84%) SQL
4 89 (36.18%) Java
5 72 (29.27%) C++
6 60 (24.39%) C
7 25 (10.16%) Embedded C++
8 24 (9.76%) PowerShell
9 23 (9.35%) T-SQL
10 22 (8.94%) Python
11 15 (6.10%) Embedded C
12 11 (4.47%) PL/SQL
12 11 (4.47%) Ruby
13 9 (3.66%) Scala
14 8 (3.25%) VB
14 8 (3.25%) VB.NET
14 8 (3.25%) VB6
15 5 (2.03%) Perl
15 5 (2.03%) PHP
15 5 (2.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 107 (43.50%) Degree
2 8 (3.25%) PhD
3 7 (2.85%) ISEB
3 7 (2.85%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) QA
2 5 (2.03%) SEPA
3 1 (0.41%) HL7
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (3.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.66%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (15.45%) Oracle
2 19 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.25%) Apple
4 7 (2.85%) Intel
4 7 (2.85%) QNX
5 6 (2.44%) Perforce
5 6 (2.44%) Telerik
6 1 (0.41%) Atmel
6 1 (0.41%) Birst
6 1 (0.41%) EMC
6 1 (0.41%) HP
6 1 (0.41%) Informatica
6 1 (0.41%) Tableau
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £34,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Excellent Salaries
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum £65-90k+ car bens etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Share options and employee trading
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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