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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 39 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 168 109 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.24% 5.67% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 7.50% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 133 101 120
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1636 1454 2171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.20% 75.61% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1088 1820
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 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
St Albans +4 34 £50,000 +58.73% 4
Watford -3 34 £40,000 +3.22% 7
Hemel Hempstead +4 21 £25,000 -41.17%
Welwyn Garden City -1 14 £32,500 -13.33%
Royston 0 9 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Stevenage +11 6 £43,750 -2.77%
Letchworth -3 4 £25,500 -32.00%
Hertford - 3 £42,500 - 1
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £50,000 -
Potters Bar - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 162 (50.78%) Degree
2 150 (47.02%) C#
3 148 (46.39%) Java
4 140 (43.89%) JavaScript
5 124 (38.87%) Computer Science
6 118 (36.99%) HTML
7 111 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
8 107 (33.54%) C++
8 107 (33.54%) CSS
9 104 (32.60%) .NET
10 103 (32.29%) SQL
10 103 (32.29%) Linux
11 94 (29.47%) OO
12 88 (27.59%) ASP.NET
13 83 (26.02%) UNIX
14 76 (23.82%) C
15 75 (23.51%) SQL Server
16 70 (21.94%) Oracle
17 68 (21.32%) MVC
18 64 (20.06%) Analytical Skills
19 60 (18.81%) J2EE
20 58 (18.18%) Windows
20 58 (18.18%) TDD
21 57 (17.87%) Multithreading
22 56 (17.55%) XML
23 54 (16.93%) Microsoft
24 52 (16.30%) Python
24 52 (16.30%) jQuery
25 51 (15.99%) Relational Database
26 45 (14.11%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (10.03%) SharePoint
2 26 (8.15%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.08%) CMS
4 10 (3.13%) JBoss
4 10 (3.13%) GlassFish
5 7 (2.19%) MQSeries
5 7 (2.19%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.19%) IIS
5 7 (2.19%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.19%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.88%) Drupal
6 6 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.88%) Confluence
6 6 (1.88%) EPiServer CMS
7 5 (1.57%) Node.js
8 4 (1.25%) Apache
8 4 (1.25%) Kentico
9 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (11.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.45%) Mingle
3 2 (0.63%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.31%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) Google Compute Engine
1 4 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.51%) Internet
2 7 (2.19%) Firewall
2 7 (2.19%) HTTP
3 3 (0.94%) Wireless
3 3 (0.94%) Intranet
4 2 (0.63%) Network Security
4 2 (0.63%) MPLS
4 2 (0.63%) OSPF
4 2 (0.63%) BGP
4 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.63%) VPN
4 2 (0.63%) LAN
4 2 (0.63%) WAN
5 1 (0.31%) SMTP
5 1 (0.31%) PBX
5 1 (0.31%) VoIP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) RTSP
5 1 (0.31%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.51%) SQL Server
2 51 (15.99%) Relational Database
3 35 (10.97%) MySQL
4 30 (9.40%) RDBMS
5 22 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 20 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (4.39%) DB2
8 11 (3.45%) RavenDB
8 11 (3.45%) Neo4j
9 10 (3.13%) BigTable
9 10 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.57%) OLAP
10 5 (1.57%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.57%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (1.25%) MS Access
11 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (13.17%) Selenium
2 32 (10.03%) JUnit
3 31 (9.72%) NUnit
3 31 (9.72%) TeamCity
4 29 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 29 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 22 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (5.64%) Eclipse
6 18 (5.64%) Maven
7 17 (5.33%) Subversion
8 14 (4.39%) QuickTest Pro
8 14 (4.39%) JBehave
8 14 (4.39%) WebDriver
9 13 (4.08%) Ant
10 12 (3.76%) MSTest
10 12 (3.76%) Jenkins
11 11 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (2.82%) JIRA
13 7 (2.19%) Log4j
14 5 (1.57%) Fiddler
General
1 34 (10.66%) Finance
1 34 (10.66%) Banking
2 20 (6.27%) Games
3 19 (5.96%) Marketing
4 18 (5.64%) Retail
5 12 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.19%) Advertising
6 7 (2.19%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.94%) Billing
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 223 (69.91%) Developer
2 143 (44.83%) Software Engineer
3 102 (31.97%) Software Developer
4 65 (20.38%) Java Developer
5 51 (15.99%) Senior Developer
6 42 (13.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 40 (12.54%) Java Software Engineer
8 38 (11.91%) .NET Developer
8 38 (11.91%) Senior Software Developer
9 37 (11.60%) Programmer
10 36 (11.29%) C# Developer
11 33 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
11 33 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (8.46%) Junior
13 25 (7.84%) Junior Developer
14 23 (7.21%) C++ Developer
14 23 (7.21%) Software Programmer
15 21 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
16 20 (6.27%) C# Software Engineer
17 19 (5.96%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (36.99%) HTML
2 107 (33.54%) CSS
3 104 (32.60%) .NET
4 88 (27.59%) ASP.NET
5 60 (18.81%) J2EE
6 56 (17.55%) XML
7 52 (16.30%) jQuery
8 45 (14.11%) HTML5
9 43 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (13.17%) CSS3
11 37 (11.60%) Web Services
12 36 (11.29%) Ajax
13 31 (9.72%) WCF
14 24 (7.52%) JSP
15 21 (6.58%) XSLT
15 21 (6.58%) Silverlight
16 19 (5.96%) .NET Framework
17 18 (5.64%) Spring
18 16 (5.02%) Hibernate
18 16 (5.02%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 124 (38.87%) Computer Science
2 64 (20.06%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (11.91%) Algorithms
4 22 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.70%) Artificial Intelligence
6 14 (4.39%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.76%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.82%) Physics
9 8 (2.51%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (2.19%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.19%) Web 2.0
11 6 (1.88%) Robotics
12 5 (1.57%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.25%) Statistics
14 3 (0.94%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.94%) Open Source
15 2 (0.63%) Online Gambling
15 2 (0.63%) Cryptography
15 2 (0.63%) EPoS
15 2 (0.63%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 103 (32.29%) Linux
2 83 (26.02%) UNIX
3 58 (18.18%) Windows
4 24 (7.52%) Android
5 23 (7.21%) HPUX
6 22 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 16 (5.02%) AIX
8 7 (2.19%) Solaris
9 4 (1.25%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.63%) CentOS
10 2 (0.63%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (29.47%) OO
3 68 (21.32%) MVC
4 58 (18.18%) TDD
5 57 (17.87%) Multithreading
6 45 (14.11%) Scrum
7 36 (11.29%) Web Development
8 31 (9.72%) OOP
9 30 (9.40%) BDD
10 28 (8.78%) E-Commerce
11 25 (7.84%) SOA
11 25 (7.84%) Content Management
12 21 (6.58%) OOD
12 21 (6.58%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.64%) Product Management
14 17 (5.33%) Test Scripting
15 14 (4.39%) Business Development
15 14 (4.39%) Strategic Planning
15 14 (4.39%) Automation Testing
15 14 (4.39%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 150 (47.02%) C#
2 148 (46.39%) Java
3 140 (43.89%) JavaScript
4 107 (33.54%) C++
5 103 (32.29%) SQL
6 76 (23.82%) C
7 52 (16.30%) Python
8 20 (6.27%) Objective-C
9 19 (5.96%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.08%) PHP
11 12 (3.76%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.45%) Scala
12 11 (3.45%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.82%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.19%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.19%) Assembly Language
14 7 (2.19%) XPath
15 6 (1.88%) VB
15 6 (1.88%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.57%) Ada
Qualifications
1 162 (50.78%) Degree
2 7 (2.19%) Sun Certification
3 6 (1.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.63%) MCSD
4 2 (0.63%) MCSE
4 2 (0.63%) PhD
4 2 (0.63%) CCNP
4 2 (0.63%) CCNA
4 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.63%) MCTS
5 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.31%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.97%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) IEC 61508
2 3 (0.94%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.39%) Firmware
2 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 70 (21.94%) Oracle
2 54 (16.93%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.39%) Demandware
3 14 (4.39%) DataCash
3 14 (4.39%) Ogone
4 13 (4.08%) hybris
4 13 (4.08%) ATG
5 7 (2.19%) Sun
5 7 (2.19%) Interwoven
5 7 (2.19%) IBM
6 6 (1.88%) EPiServer
6 6 (1.88%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.57%) HP
7 5 (1.57%) Zend
7 5 (1.57%) Splunk
8 4 (1.25%) Cisco
8 4 (1.25%) VMware
8 4 (1.25%) Google
9 3 (0.94%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.63%) Fortinet
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum - shares, pension, medical
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £36000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £30,000-40,000, DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago