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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 153 135 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.32% 5.37% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 6.62% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 150 126 108
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1974 2038 1687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.60% 81.10% 78.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1661 1672 1290
Average salary £48,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.03% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +20 43 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Borehamwood +1 32 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Hemel Hempstead +3 20 £43,750 +16.66% 1
St Albans -24 14 £60,000 +33.33%
Letchworth +1 8 £25,250 -30.82% 1
Royston -3 6 £45,000 +66.66%
Stevenage +2 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Harpenden - 4 £55,000 - 1
Welwyn - 3 £55,000 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 137 (46.13%) JavaScript
2 132 (44.44%) Degree
3 126 (42.42%) C#
4 125 (42.09%) SQL
5 114 (38.38%) .NET
6 104 (35.02%) HTML
7 101 (34.01%) Java
8 99 (33.33%) MVC
9 95 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
10 91 (30.64%) ASP.NET
11 86 (28.96%) CSS
12 85 (28.62%) Computer Science
13 80 (26.94%) C++
14 70 (23.57%) C
15 69 (23.23%) jQuery
16 67 (22.56%) Linux
17 64 (21.55%) XML
17 64 (21.55%) HTML5
18 62 (20.88%) ASP.NET MVC
19 61 (20.54%) SQL Server
20 58 (19.53%) Oracle
20 58 (19.53%) CSS3
21 54 (18.18%) Windows
21 54 (18.18%) TDD
22 50 (16.84%) Mathematics
22 50 (16.84%) Web Development
23 48 (16.16%) Ajax
24 45 (15.15%) SOA
24 45 (15.15%) Mobile Development
25 43 (14.48%) AngularJS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 24 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.41%) JBoss
2 22 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 21 (7.07%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.72%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.68%) IIS
5 5 (1.68%) Confluence
5 5 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.35%) Node.js
6 4 (1.35%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.01%) CMS
8 2 (0.67%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Liferay
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.34%) SAS
9 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Simulink
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.73%) SaaS
2 10 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.38%) VoIP
2 9 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.02%) HTTP
3 6 (2.02%) Internet
4 5 (1.68%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.01%) DHCP
5 3 (1.01%) SNMP
5 3 (1.01%) RTCP
5 3 (1.01%) RTP
5 3 (1.01%) Q.931
5 3 (1.01%) IGMP
5 3 (1.01%) VLAN
6 1 (0.34%) HSPA
6 1 (0.34%) LTE
6 1 (0.34%) NAS
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless
6 1 (0.34%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.34%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.34%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.34%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.07%) RDBMS
4 17 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (5.05%) MySQL
6 10 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.37%) Informix
7 8 (2.69%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.36%) MS Access
8 7 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.36%) DTS
9 6 (2.02%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.68%) DB2
11 4 (1.35%) Big Data
11 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.34%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.34%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 41 (13.80%) Selenium
2 39 (13.13%) Git (software)
3 32 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (9.43%) TeamCity
5 26 (8.75%) Visual Studio
6 25 (8.42%) JUnit
6 25 (8.42%) JIRA
7 24 (8.08%) NUnit
7 24 (8.08%) Maven
8 23 (7.74%) LabVIEW
9 21 (7.07%) Ant
10 14 (4.71%) Eclipse
11 11 (3.70%) Subversion
12 5 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.35%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.35%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.67%) MSTest
14 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
15 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (12.46%) Finance
2 17 (5.72%) Banking
3 13 (4.38%) Retail
4 12 (4.04%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.03%) Automotive
6 8 (2.69%) Games
7 5 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.01%) Electronics
8 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 211 (71.04%) Developer
2 167 (56.23%) Software Engineer
3 68 (22.90%) .NET Developer
4 65 (21.89%) Java Developer
5 62 (20.88%) C# Developer
6 54 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 50 (16.84%) .NET Software Engineer
8 48 (16.16%) C# Software Engineer
9 42 (14.14%) Software Developer
10 40 (13.47%) Senior Developer
11 30 (10.10%) Senior Software Engineer
12 28 (9.43%) Web Developer
13 27 (9.09%) Programmer
13 27 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
13 27 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
13 27 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
14 26 (8.75%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 26 (8.75%) Senior C# Software Engineer
14 26 (8.75%) ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (8.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (38.38%) .NET
2 104 (35.02%) HTML
3 91 (30.64%) ASP.NET
4 86 (28.96%) CSS
5 69 (23.23%) jQuery
6 64 (21.55%) HTML5
6 64 (21.55%) XML
7 62 (20.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (19.53%) CSS3
9 48 (16.16%) Ajax
10 43 (14.48%) AngularJS
11 36 (12.12%) WCF
12 34 (11.45%) Web Services
13 33 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 26 (8.75%) JSON
14 26 (8.75%) Spring
14 26 (8.75%) WebSockets
15 25 (8.42%) XSLT
16 23 (7.74%) Entity Framework
17 22 (7.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 85 (28.62%) Computer Science
2 50 (16.84%) Mathematics
3 37 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.41%) Physics
5 9 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.69%) Economics
7 5 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.35%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (1.35%) NHS
8 4 (1.35%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.01%) IVR
9 3 (1.01%) Derivative
9 3 (1.01%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.34%) iSeries
11 1 (0.34%) Handset
11 1 (0.34%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.56%) Linux
2 54 (18.18%) Windows
3 30 (10.10%) UNIX
4 14 (4.71%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (3.70%) AIX
5 11 (3.70%) HPUX
6 8 (2.69%) Android
7 6 (2.02%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (33.33%) MVC
2 95 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (18.18%) TDD
4 50 (16.84%) Web Development
5 45 (15.15%) Mobile Development
5 45 (15.15%) SOA
6 42 (14.14%) OO
7 40 (13.47%) Scrum
8 39 (13.13%) Open Source
9 36 (12.12%) Multithreading
10 28 (9.43%) OOP
11 26 (8.75%) SDLC
12 24 (8.08%) OOD
13 22 (7.41%) Low Latency
14 13 (4.38%) Software Testing
15 11 (3.70%) E-Commerce
16 9 (3.03%) Coaching
16 9 (3.03%) Signal Processing
17 8 (2.69%) Unit Testing
17 8 (2.69%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (46.13%) JavaScript
2 126 (42.42%) C#
3 125 (42.09%) SQL
4 101 (34.01%) Java
5 80 (26.94%) C++
6 70 (23.57%) C
7 41 (13.80%) Python
8 30 (10.10%) PL/SQL
9 26 (8.75%) VB.NET
10 25 (8.42%) PHP
11 24 (8.08%) Objective-C
12 22 (7.41%) T-SQL
13 18 (6.06%) Ruby
14 12 (4.04%) Embedded C
15 11 (3.70%) Shell Script
16 10 (3.37%) Embedded C++
17 8 (2.69%) VB
17 8 (2.69%) PowerShell
18 7 (2.36%) Perl
19 5 (1.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 132 (44.44%) Degree
2 22 (7.41%) PhD
3 10 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.01%) HND
5 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.37%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) HL7
3 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (19.53%) Oracle
2 38 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.69%) Intel
4 5 (1.68%) Google
5 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds
5 4 (1.35%) IBM
5 4 (1.35%) Telerik
5 4 (1.35%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.01%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.67%) ATG
7 2 (0.67%) HP
7 2 (0.67%) hybris
7 2 (0.67%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.67%) Demandware
7 2 (0.67%) DataCash
7 2 (0.67%) Ogone
8 1 (0.34%) New Relic
8 1 (0.34%) Splunk
8 1 (0.34%) Perforce
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, plus Shares + Benefits!
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Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share Options+Healthcare+Pension+M
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Tessella
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