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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 34 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 164 133 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.79% 5.71% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 7.04% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 160 125 90
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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
1979 1888 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.91% 81.06% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 1536 1206
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 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 28 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 +12 44 £37,500 -6.25%
Borehamwood +1 28 £28,500 +3.63%
Hemel Hempstead +14 16 £43,750 +4.79% 2
St Albans -16 14 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Letchworth +7 12 £24,000 -45.45% 2
Harpenden - 7 £55,000 -
Royston - 6 £45,000 -
Stevenage +3 4 £43,000 +7.50% 4
Rickmansworth - 3 £40,000 - 2
Welwyn - 3 £55,000 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £31,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £32,500 -24.41%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 123 (44.24%) Degree
2 119 (42.81%) JavaScript
3 114 (41.01%) C#
4 112 (40.29%) SQL
5 109 (39.21%) .NET
6 96 (34.53%) HTML
6 96 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (32.37%) Java
8 84 (30.22%) C++
9 83 (29.86%) ASP.NET
9 83 (29.86%) Computer Science
10 82 (29.50%) MVC
11 72 (25.90%) CSS
12 70 (25.18%) jQuery
13 69 (24.82%) C
14 58 (20.86%) HTML5
15 56 (20.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 56 (20.14%) XML
16 54 (19.42%) CSS3
17 53 (19.06%) Mathematics
18 50 (17.99%) Linux
19 49 (17.63%) Oracle
19 49 (17.63%) TDD
20 48 (17.27%) Web Development
21 42 (15.11%) Scrum
21 42 (15.11%) SQL Server
21 42 (15.11%) Windows
22 41 (14.75%) Python
22 41 (14.75%) MS Excel
22 41 (14.75%) Ajax

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 25 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 20 (7.19%) WebLogic
3 20 (7.19%) JBoss
4 9 (3.24%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.52%) IIS
5 7 (2.52%) NServiceBus
6 6 (2.16%) Node.js
7 4 (1.44%) CMS
8 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.72%) WordPress
8 2 (0.72%) Confluence
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) SAS
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 41 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.47%) SaaS
2 15 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.16%) VoIP
2 6 (2.16%) Internet
3 5 (1.80%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.44%) HTTP
5 1 (0.36%) SNMP
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.36%) UMTS
5 1 (0.36%) RTCP
5 1 (0.36%) RTP
5 1 (0.36%) Q.931
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
5 1 (0.36%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.36%) IGMP
5 1 (0.36%) VLAN
5 1 (0.36%) HSPA
5 1 (0.36%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (5.76%) RDBMS
3 16 (5.76%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.88%) DTS
5 8 (2.88%) MySQL
5 8 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.80%) Big Data
8 4 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.44%) Informix
8 4 (1.44%) MS Access
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.72%) Redis
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 41 (14.75%) Selenium
1 41 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (10.79%) TeamCity
4 29 (10.43%) LabVIEW
5 25 (8.99%) Visual Studio
6 23 (8.27%) NUnit
7 22 (7.91%) JIRA
8 21 (7.55%) JUnit
9 18 (6.47%) Ant
10 15 (5.40%) Maven
11 11 (3.96%) Subversion
12 8 (2.88%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.44%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.72%) MSTest
15 2 (0.72%) HP UFT
15 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (12.23%) Finance
2 14 (5.04%) Banking
3 12 (4.32%) Aerospace
4 9 (3.24%) Automotive
4 9 (3.24%) Retail
5 7 (2.52%) Games
6 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.08%) Electronics
6 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Military
7 2 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 183 (65.83%) Developer
2 161 (57.91%) Software Engineer
3 63 (22.66%) .NET Developer
4 53 (19.06%) C# Developer
5 50 (17.99%) Java Developer
6 47 (16.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (16.55%) .NET Software Engineer
8 42 (15.11%) C# Software Engineer
9 39 (14.03%) Senior Developer
10 34 (12.23%) Software Developer
11 30 (10.79%) C++ Software Engineer
12 29 (10.43%) Senior .NET Developer
12 29 (10.43%) Senior Software Engineer
13 27 (9.71%) Programmer
14 26 (9.35%) Web Developer
14 26 (9.35%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 26 (9.35%) Senior C# Software Engineer
14 26 (9.35%) Senior C# Developer
15 25 (8.99%) Java Software Engineer
16 24 (8.63%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (39.21%) .NET
2 96 (34.53%) HTML
3 83 (29.86%) ASP.NET
4 72 (25.90%) CSS
5 70 (25.18%) jQuery
6 58 (20.86%) HTML5
7 56 (20.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (20.14%) XML
8 54 (19.42%) CSS3
9 41 (14.75%) Ajax
10 39 (14.03%) .NET Framework
11 38 (13.67%) AngularJS
12 31 (11.15%) Web Services
13 30 (10.79%) WCF
13 30 (10.79%) Entity Framework
14 27 (9.71%) JSON
15 26 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (8.27%) LINQ
17 21 (7.55%) Silverlight
17 21 (7.55%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 83 (29.86%) Computer Science
2 53 (19.06%) Mathematics
3 38 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (8.63%) Physics
5 10 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.88%) Economics
7 7 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.44%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (1.44%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.44%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.44%) NHS
9 3 (1.08%) IVR
9 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.08%) Derivative
9 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.36%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.99%) Linux
2 42 (15.11%) Windows
3 22 (7.91%) UNIX
4 15 (5.40%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (3.96%) AIX
5 11 (3.96%) HPUX
6 8 (2.88%) Android
7 6 (2.16%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (29.50%) MVC
3 49 (17.63%) TDD
4 48 (17.27%) Web Development
5 42 (15.11%) Scrum
6 40 (14.39%) SOA
7 39 (14.03%) Open Source
7 39 (14.03%) Mobile Development
8 35 (12.59%) OO
9 33 (11.87%) Multithreading
10 26 (9.35%) OOP
11 23 (8.27%) OOD
11 23 (8.27%) Low Latency
12 21 (7.55%) SDLC
13 20 (7.19%) Software Testing
14 12 (4.32%) Automated Testing
14 12 (4.32%) E-Commerce
15 11 (3.96%) Project Management
16 10 (3.60%) Signal Processing
16 10 (3.60%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (42.81%) JavaScript
2 114 (41.01%) C#
3 112 (40.29%) SQL
4 90 (32.37%) Java
5 84 (30.22%) C++
6 69 (24.82%) C
7 41 (14.75%) Python
8 31 (11.15%) PL/SQL
9 26 (9.35%) PHP
10 25 (8.99%) VB.NET
11 23 (8.27%) Objective-C
12 21 (7.55%) Ruby
13 20 (7.19%) T-SQL
14 12 (4.32%) Embedded C++
15 11 (3.96%) Shell Script
16 10 (3.60%) Embedded C
17 8 (2.88%) PowerShell
17 8 (2.88%) VB
18 7 (2.52%) Perl
19 5 (1.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 123 (44.24%) Degree
2 21 (7.55%) PhD
3 12 (4.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.44%) HND
5 2 (0.72%) ISEB
5 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.52%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) HL7
3 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (17.63%) Oracle
2 38 (13.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.60%) Intel
4 7 (2.52%) Telerik
5 5 (1.80%) Google
6 3 (1.08%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.72%) HP
7 2 (0.72%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) Apple
8 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.36%) Splunk
8 1 (0.36%) New Relic
8 1 (0.36%) AppDynamics
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, plus Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago