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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 25 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 178 135 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.57% 6.39% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.98% 8.43% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 151 120 132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
1621 1602 2102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.05% 75.85% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1209 1769
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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
Watford +2 36 £42,500 +6.25% 4
St Albans +7 29 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 28 £35,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -8 11 £31,750 -15.33%
Royston -3 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Hoddesdon - 6 £40,000 - 1
Stevenage +22 2 £45,000 - 2
Letchworth -6 2 £65,000 +52.94%
Borehamwood - 2 £27,500 -
Welwyn - 2 £24,000 -
Potters Bar - 1 £45,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £40,000 - 2
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 176 (50.87%) JavaScript
2 164 (47.40%) C#
2 164 (47.40%) Degree
3 151 (43.64%) Java
4 144 (41.62%) HTML
5 135 (39.02%) SQL
6 133 (38.44%) CSS
7 121 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
8 119 (34.39%) .NET
9 117 (33.82%) Computer Science
10 104 (30.06%) Linux
11 103 (29.77%) SQL Server
12 101 (29.19%) ASP.NET
13 95 (27.46%) C++
14 94 (27.17%) MVC
15 91 (26.30%) OO
16 78 (22.54%) Oracle
17 73 (21.10%) UNIX
18 71 (20.52%) Windows
18 71 (20.52%) C
19 69 (19.94%) XML
20 65 (18.79%) TDD
21 64 (18.50%) J2EE
22 62 (17.92%) jQuery
23 60 (17.34%) HTML5
24 59 (17.05%) Microsoft
25 55 (15.90%) ASP.NET MVC
26 54 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
27 53 (15.32%) CSS3
28 51 (14.74%) Relational Database

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 32 (9.25%) SharePoint
2 28 (8.09%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.34%) JBoss
4 11 (3.18%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.18%) CMS
4 11 (3.18%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.60%) Confluence
5 9 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (2.02%) EPiServer CMS
6 7 (2.02%) MQSeries
6 7 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (2.02%) IIS
7 6 (1.73%) Apache
8 5 (1.45%) Drupal
8 5 (1.45%) Node.js
9 4 (1.16%) Kentico
9 4 (1.16%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.89%) Mingle
3 2 (0.58%) Simulink
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.29%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.29%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.18%) HTTP
2 9 (2.60%) VoIP
2 9 (2.60%) Internet
3 5 (1.45%) Firewall
3 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.87%) Wireless
5 2 (0.58%) IGMP
5 2 (0.58%) MPLS
5 2 (0.58%) OSPF
5 2 (0.58%) BGP
5 2 (0.58%) RTCP
5 2 (0.58%) RTP
5 2 (0.58%) Q.931
5 2 (0.58%) VPN
5 2 (0.58%) SNMP
5 2 (0.58%) WAN
5 2 (0.58%) LAN
5 2 (0.58%) VLAN
5 2 (0.58%) DHCP
5 2 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (29.77%) SQL Server
2 51 (14.74%) Relational Database
3 45 (13.01%) MySQL
4 30 (8.67%) RDBMS
5 26 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (5.49%) DB2
7 15 (4.34%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.18%) RavenDB
8 11 (3.18%) Neo4j
9 7 (2.02%) MS Access
10 6 (1.73%) Informix
11 5 (1.45%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.16%) BigTable
12 4 (1.16%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.87%) OLAP
13 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (13.01%) Selenium
2 37 (10.69%) Git (software)
3 35 (10.12%) JUnit
4 34 (9.83%) NUnit
4 34 (9.83%) TeamCity
5 32 (9.25%) Visual Studio
6 28 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (7.80%) Eclipse
8 23 (6.65%) Maven
9 22 (6.36%) Subversion
10 19 (5.49%) Ant
11 16 (4.62%) JIRA
12 14 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (3.18%) WebDriver
13 11 (3.18%) MSTest
14 10 (2.89%) JBehave
14 10 (2.89%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (2.31%) Jenkins
16 7 (2.02%) Log4j
17 5 (1.45%) Fiddler
General
1 36 (10.40%) Finance
1 36 (10.40%) Banking
2 25 (7.23%) Retail
3 16 (4.62%) Marketing
4 13 (3.76%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.76%) Games
5 9 (2.60%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.31%) Advertising
7 6 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.87%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 252 (72.83%) Developer
2 161 (46.53%) Software Engineer
3 101 (29.19%) Software Developer
4 74 (21.39%) Java Developer
5 56 (16.18%) .NET Developer
5 56 (16.18%) C# Developer
6 53 (15.32%) Senior Developer
7 51 (14.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 44 (12.72%) Senior Software Engineer
9 40 (11.56%) Java Software Engineer
10 37 (10.69%) Programmer
10 37 (10.69%) C# Software Engineer
10 37 (10.69%) Senior Software Developer
11 34 (9.83%) .NET Software Engineer
12 29 (8.38%) Java Software Developer
13 25 (7.23%) Junior
14 23 (6.65%) Junior Developer
14 23 (6.65%) Software Programmer
15 22 (6.36%) C++ Developer
16 21 (6.07%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (41.62%) HTML
2 133 (38.44%) CSS
3 119 (34.39%) .NET
4 101 (29.19%) ASP.NET
5 69 (19.94%) XML
6 64 (18.50%) J2EE
7 62 (17.92%) jQuery
8 60 (17.34%) HTML5
9 55 (15.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (15.32%) CSS3
11 49 (14.16%) Ajax
12 46 (13.29%) Web Services
13 41 (11.85%) WCF
14 37 (10.69%) JSP
15 28 (8.09%) XSLT
16 26 (7.51%) Spring
17 23 (6.65%) Silverlight
18 22 (6.36%) WebSockets
18 22 (6.36%) Hibernate
19 21 (6.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 117 (33.82%) Computer Science
2 54 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.51%) Algorithms
4 19 (5.49%) Mathematics
5 15 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.89%) Physics
8 8 (2.31%) Robotics
8 8 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.02%) Open Source
9 7 (2.02%) Web 2.0
10 6 (1.73%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (0.87%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.58%) Online Gambling
13 2 (0.58%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.58%) EPoS
13 2 (0.58%) EFT
14 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 104 (30.06%) Linux
2 73 (21.10%) UNIX
3 71 (20.52%) Windows
4 19 (5.49%) HPUX
5 18 (5.20%) Android
6 16 (4.62%) Apple iOS
7 12 (3.47%) AIX
8 7 (2.02%) Solaris
9 4 (1.16%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.58%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.29%) Debian
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (27.17%) MVC
3 91 (26.30%) OO
4 65 (18.79%) TDD
5 49 (14.16%) Scrum
6 48 (13.87%) Multithreading
7 42 (12.14%) Web Development
8 37 (10.69%) OOP
9 34 (9.83%) E-Commerce
10 32 (9.25%) SOA
11 26 (7.51%) BDD
12 24 (6.94%) OOD
13 23 (6.65%) Unit Testing
14 22 (6.36%) Content Management
15 18 (5.20%) Product Management
16 14 (4.05%) Strategic Planning
16 14 (4.05%) Business Development
16 14 (4.05%) Technical Analysis
17 13 (3.76%) Low Latency
18 12 (3.47%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 176 (50.87%) JavaScript
2 164 (47.40%) C#
3 151 (43.64%) Java
4 135 (39.02%) SQL
5 95 (27.46%) C++
6 71 (20.52%) C
7 40 (11.56%) Python
8 19 (5.49%) PHP
9 17 (4.91%) Objective-C
10 15 (4.34%) Shell Script
10 15 (4.34%) T-SQL
11 14 (4.05%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.76%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.60%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.60%) Embedded C
14 7 (2.02%) Assembly Language
14 7 (2.02%) XPath
15 6 (1.73%) VB
15 6 (1.73%) Ruby
15 6 (1.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 164 (47.40%) Degree
2 7 (2.02%) Sun Certification
3 6 (1.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.73%) VCP4
4 5 (1.45%) PhD
5 2 (0.58%) CCNP
5 2 (0.58%) CCNA
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.29%) MBA
6 1 (0.29%) MCTS
6 1 (0.29%) MCSD
6 1 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.40%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) IEC 61508
2 3 (0.87%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.05%) Firmware
2 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (22.54%) Oracle
2 59 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.91%) Demandware
3 17 (4.91%) DataCash
3 17 (4.91%) Ogone
4 16 (4.62%) hybris
4 16 (4.62%) ATG
5 9 (2.60%) IBM
6 7 (2.02%) Interwoven
6 7 (2.02%) Sun
6 7 (2.02%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.02%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.73%) Zend
8 5 (1.45%) Splunk
9 4 (1.16%) VMware
9 4 (1.16%) Cisco
10 3 (0.87%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.87%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.58%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.58%) HP
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Share Plan+Healthcare+Pension+More
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50 - 60k plus 10% bonus, pension, health care and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Platform People
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £38000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £36000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire (AL1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £50 - 60k (DOE)
Posted: 10 days ago
St. Albans
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Rickmansworth
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + package
Posted: 26 days ago