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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 30 58 31
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 144 116 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.97% 5.16% 6.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.25% 6.51% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 132 111 150
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £29,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1745 1782 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.50% 79.31% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1405 1624
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +13 24 £45,000 +28.57%
Hemel Hempstead +20 21 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Borehamwood +18 20 £34,000 +19.29% 1
Welwyn Garden City +13 11 £40,000 +8.84%
Hertford 0 10 £32,000 -36.00%
St Albans +12 8 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Harpenden - 5 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 5 £30,000 - 1
Tring - 4 £45,000 -
Royston +3 3 £45,000 -
Letchworth -4 1 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Kings Langley - 1 - - 2
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 126 (42.57%) Java
1 126 (42.57%) Degree
2 113 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (34.80%) C#
3 103 (34.80%) C++
4 100 (33.78%) JavaScript
5 91 (30.74%) C
6 90 (30.41%) Computer Science
7 88 (29.73%) Scrum
8 84 (28.38%) HTML
9 83 (28.04%) SQL
10 70 (23.65%) Mathematics
11 69 (23.31%) .NET
12 64 (21.62%) RESTful
13 63 (21.28%) HTML5
14 61 (20.61%) Web Services
15 60 (20.27%) CSS
15 60 (20.27%) MVC
16 53 (17.91%) jQuery
17 50 (16.89%) ASP.NET
17 50 (16.89%) XML
17 50 (16.89%) Git (software)
18 48 (16.22%) TDD
19 44 (14.86%) Linux
19 44 (14.86%) OO
20 43 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
21 42 (14.19%) SDLC
22 41 (13.85%) NoSQL
23 40 (13.51%) Subversion
23 40 (13.51%) Web Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.08%) NServiceBus
2 14 (4.73%) Node.js
3 9 (3.04%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.04%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.03%) Apache
6 5 (1.69%) CMS
7 3 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.34%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.09%) SaaS
3 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.70%) PaaS
5 7 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.69%) Google App Engine
6 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.42%) Internet
2 18 (6.08%) Wireshark
3 7 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.69%) VoIP
5 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) RS-422
5 1 (0.34%) SNMP
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
5 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.85%) NoSQL
2 37 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.76%) MongoDB
4 18 (6.08%) RavenDB
5 14 (4.73%) Redis
6 10 (3.38%) Big Data
7 6 (2.03%) Couchbase
8 5 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.35%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.35%) MS Access
10 3 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.01%) HBase
10 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.34%) DTS
12 1 (0.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (16.89%) Git (software)
2 40 (13.51%) Subversion
3 37 (12.50%) Maven
4 32 (10.81%) JUnit
5 31 (10.47%) NUnit
6 29 (9.80%) LabVIEW
7 25 (8.45%) TeamCity
8 24 (8.11%) JIRA
9 22 (7.43%) Visual Studio
10 21 (7.09%) Jenkins
11 18 (6.08%) Fiddler
12 15 (5.07%) Selenium
13 13 (4.39%) JBehave
13 13 (4.39%) WebDriver
14 8 (2.70%) Bitbucket
15 7 (2.36%) Eclipse
16 6 (2.03%) Mercurial
17 5 (1.69%) Cucumber
17 5 (1.69%) gulp
18 4 (1.35%) yacc
General
1 34 (11.49%) Electronics
2 31 (10.47%) Games
3 20 (6.76%) Finance
4 14 (4.73%) Retail
4 14 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.05%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.70%) Military
7 7 (2.36%) Automotive
8 4 (1.35%) Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Billing
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (55.07%) Software Engineer
2 123 (41.55%) Developer
3 55 (18.58%) .NET Developer
4 52 (17.57%) C++ Software Engineer
5 49 (16.55%) C# Developer
6 48 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (15.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 45 (15.20%) Java Developer
9 42 (14.19%) Senior Software Engineer
10 41 (13.85%) Java Engineer
11 40 (13.51%) C# Software Engineer
12 37 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
13 36 (12.16%) .NET Software Developer
14 35 (11.82%) .NET Software Engineer
15 31 (10.47%) Embedded Engineer
16 30 (10.14%) C Software Engineer
16 30 (10.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 29 (9.80%) Java Software Engineer
18 25 (8.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
18 25 (8.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (28.38%) HTML
2 69 (23.31%) .NET
3 64 (21.62%) RESTful
4 63 (21.28%) HTML5
5 61 (20.61%) Web Services
6 60 (20.27%) CSS
7 53 (17.91%) jQuery
8 50 (16.89%) ASP.NET
8 50 (16.89%) XML
9 43 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (11.15%) AngularJS
11 32 (10.81%) RabbitMQ
12 31 (10.47%) CSS3
13 30 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (10.14%) J2EE
14 29 (9.80%) SOAP
14 29 (9.80%) Spring
15 28 (9.46%) Entity Framework
15 28 (9.46%) JSON
15 28 (9.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 90 (30.41%) Computer Science
2 70 (23.65%) Mathematics
3 33 (11.15%) Algorithms
3 33 (11.15%) Physics
4 24 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.39%) RIA
6 9 (3.04%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.35%) CUDA
7 4 (1.35%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.01%) Robotics
9 2 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.68%) Economics
9 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.68%) Psychology
9 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.34%) AS400
10 1 (0.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.86%) Linux
2 23 (7.77%) Windows
3 16 (5.41%) Android
4 14 (4.73%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (3.38%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.36%) Unix
7 5 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.35%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.68%) AIX
9 2 (0.68%) HPUX
9 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) pSOS
10 1 (0.34%) Solaris
10 1 (0.34%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (29.73%) Scrum
3 60 (20.27%) MVC
4 48 (16.22%) TDD
5 44 (14.86%) OO
6 42 (14.19%) SDLC
7 40 (13.51%) Web Development
8 39 (13.18%) Automated Testing
8 39 (13.18%) Software Testing
9 34 (11.49%) BDD
10 33 (11.15%) Unit Testing
11 28 (9.46%) Multithreading
12 24 (8.11%) Dependency Injection
13 21 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (7.09%) OOP
13 21 (7.09%) Project Management
14 20 (6.76%) Line Management
15 19 (6.42%) CQRS
16 16 (5.41%) DevOps
17 15 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 126 (42.57%) Java
2 103 (34.80%) C#
2 103 (34.80%) C++
3 100 (33.78%) JavaScript
4 91 (30.74%) C
5 83 (28.04%) SQL
6 37 (12.50%) Python
7 27 (9.12%) Embedded C++
8 25 (8.45%) T-SQL
9 23 (7.77%) Embedded C
9 23 (7.77%) Scala
10 21 (7.09%) MATLAB
11 18 (6.08%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.72%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.38%) VB
14 9 (3.04%) TypeScript
14 9 (3.04%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.70%) Assembly Language
16 5 (1.69%) Perl
16 5 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 126 (42.57%) Degree
2 22 (7.43%) PhD
3 15 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.35%) HND
6 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.07%) QA
2 9 (3.04%) SDET
3 1 (0.34%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) MISRA
3 1 (0.34%) SEPA
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.35%) Docker
2 3 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 30 (10.14%) Oracle
2 25 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.03%) Apple
4 4 (1.35%) Google
5 3 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.68%) EMC
6 2 (0.68%) IBM
6 2 (0.68%) Intel
7 1 (0.34%) Atmel
7 1 (0.34%) HP
7 1 (0.34%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.34%) Perforce
7 1 (0.34%) QNX
7 1 (0.34%) Vignette
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Project People Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Project People Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
North Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago