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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 27 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 167 148 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.53% 6.37% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.92% 8.23% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 136 141 156
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1873 1798 2017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.41% 77.37% 79.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1497 1436 1606
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £70,000
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 3 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 3 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 +16 31 £43,500 +2.35%
Borehamwood +12 19 £32,000 +16.36% 1
Hemel Hempstead +11 16 £37,500 -16.66%
Hertford +2 9 £32,000 -36.00%
St Albans +11 8 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Welwyn Garden City +9 8 £35,000 +4.47%
Stevenage - 5 £30,000 -
Tring - 5 £45,000 -
Harpenden - 4 £52,500 -
Kings Langley - 4 £42,500 - 2
Royston 0 3 £45,000 - 1
Letchworth -4 3 £40,000 +7.38%
Potters Bar - 1 £41,000 -
Ware - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 124 (44.29%) Degree
2 110 (39.29%) Java
3 107 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (37.50%) C#
5 101 (36.07%) C++
6 98 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 88 (31.43%) C
8 87 (31.07%) Computer Science
9 82 (29.29%) Scrum
10 81 (28.93%) HTML
10 81 (28.93%) SQL
11 73 (26.07%) .NET
12 66 (23.57%) Mathematics
13 63 (22.50%) MVC
14 59 (21.07%) RESTful
15 58 (20.71%) HTML5
16 57 (20.36%) CSS
16 57 (20.36%) Web Services
17 52 (18.57%) ASP.NET
18 50 (17.86%) jQuery
19 48 (17.14%) XML
20 46 (16.43%) Git (software)
20 46 (16.43%) TDD
21 44 (15.71%) Subversion
21 44 (15.71%) Automated Testing
21 44 (15.71%) Linux
21 44 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
22 43 (15.36%) Software Testing
23 42 (15.00%) NoSQL
23 42 (15.00%) SDLC

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 21 (7.50%) NServiceBus
2 10 (3.57%) Node.js
3 9 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.21%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.14%) Apache
6 5 (1.79%) CMS
7 4 (1.43%) IIS
8 3 (1.07%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.36%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.07%) SaaS
3 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.86%) PaaS
5 7 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.79%) Google App Engine
6 5 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.14%) Wireshark
2 13 (4.64%) Internet
3 6 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.07%) VoIP
5 2 (0.71%) LDAP
5 2 (0.71%) SNMP
6 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.36%) RS-422
6 1 (0.36%) SSL
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 37 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 20 (7.14%) RavenDB
5 11 (3.93%) Redis
6 10 (3.57%) Big Data
7 6 (2.14%) Couchbase
8 5 (1.79%) MS Access
8 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.43%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.07%) HBase
10 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (16.43%) Git (software)
2 44 (15.71%) Subversion
3 37 (13.21%) Maven
4 31 (11.07%) NUnit
5 29 (10.36%) JUnit
6 26 (9.29%) TeamCity
7 23 (8.21%) JIRA
7 23 (8.21%) LabVIEW
8 20 (7.14%) Fiddler
8 20 (7.14%) Jenkins
9 19 (6.79%) Visual Studio
10 13 (4.64%) Selenium
11 10 (3.57%) JBehave
11 10 (3.57%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.50%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.50%) Mercurial
13 6 (2.14%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.07%) PeopleTools
15 2 (0.71%) NetBeans
15 2 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 31 (11.07%) Electronics
2 28 (10.00%) Games
3 22 (7.86%) Finance
4 12 (4.29%) Retail
5 11 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.57%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.86%) Military
8 7 (2.50%) Banking
9 5 (1.79%) Automotive
10 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.07%) Marketing
11 2 (0.71%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 159 (56.79%) Software Engineer
2 117 (41.79%) Developer
3 56 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 52 (18.57%) C# Developer
5 51 (18.21%) C++ Software Engineer
6 50 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (16.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 43 (15.36%) C# Software Engineer
8 43 (15.36%) Senior Software Engineer
9 40 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
10 38 (13.57%) .NET Software Developer
10 38 (13.57%) .NET Software Engineer
10 38 (13.57%) Java Developer
11 37 (13.21%) Java Engineer
12 29 (10.36%) Embedded Engineer
13 28 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
14 27 (9.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 26 (9.29%) C Software Engineer
15 26 (9.29%) Software Developer
16 24 (8.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (28.93%) HTML
2 73 (26.07%) .NET
3 59 (21.07%) RESTful
4 58 (20.71%) HTML5
5 57 (20.36%) CSS
5 57 (20.36%) Web Services
6 52 (18.57%) ASP.NET
7 50 (17.86%) jQuery
8 48 (17.14%) XML
9 44 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (11.79%) SOAP
11 32 (11.43%) Entity Framework
12 31 (11.07%) RabbitMQ
12 31 (11.07%) WCF
13 30 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (10.36%) .NET Framework
14 29 (10.36%) JSON
15 28 (10.00%) AngularJS
16 27 (9.64%) Spring
17 25 (8.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 87 (31.07%) Computer Science
2 66 (23.57%) Mathematics
3 32 (11.43%) Physics
4 28 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 23 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (3.57%) RIA
7 4 (1.43%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.07%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.07%) Fintech
8 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.07%) Robotics
8 3 (1.07%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.71%) CUDA
9 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.71%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.71%) Psychology
9 2 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.71%) Linux
2 23 (8.21%) Windows
3 15 (5.36%) Android
4 14 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 12 (4.29%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.21%) Unix
7 5 (1.79%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.43%) AIX
8 4 (1.43%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.43%) HPUX
9 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.36%) pSOS
10 1 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (29.29%) Scrum
3 63 (22.50%) MVC
4 46 (16.43%) TDD
5 44 (15.71%) Automated Testing
6 43 (15.36%) Software Testing
7 42 (15.00%) SDLC
8 40 (14.29%) OO
9 35 (12.50%) Web Development
10 33 (11.79%) BDD
10 33 (11.79%) Unit Testing
11 26 (9.29%) Dependency Injection
12 24 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (7.86%) Multithreading
13 22 (7.86%) Project Management
14 21 (7.50%) Line Management
15 19 (6.79%) DevOps
16 18 (6.43%) OOP
17 16 (5.71%) CQRS
17 16 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 110 (39.29%) Java
2 105 (37.50%) C#
3 101 (36.07%) C++
4 98 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 88 (31.43%) C
6 81 (28.93%) SQL
7 34 (12.14%) Python
8 32 (11.43%) Embedded C++
9 26 (9.29%) Embedded C
9 26 (9.29%) T-SQL
10 23 (8.21%) Scala
11 21 (7.50%) PowerShell
12 17 (6.07%) MATLAB
13 11 (3.93%) VB
13 11 (3.93%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.86%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.86%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.79%) Ruby
15 5 (1.79%) VBA
16 4 (1.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 124 (44.29%) Degree
2 22 (7.86%) PhD
3 15 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.64%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.79%) HND
6 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.29%) QA
2 6 (2.14%) SDET
3 2 (0.71%) SEPA
4 1 (0.36%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) MISRA
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.43%) Docker
2 3 (1.07%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (10.36%) Oracle
2 23 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.86%) Apple
4 4 (1.43%) Google
5 3 (1.07%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.71%) EMC
6 2 (0.71%) IBM
6 2 (0.71%) Intel
6 2 (0.71%) Perforce
7 1 (0.36%) Atmel
7 1 (0.36%) Birst
7 1 (0.36%) HP
7 1 (0.36%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.36%) QNX
7 1 (0.36%) Tableau
7 1 (0.36%) Telerik
7 1 (0.36%) Vignette
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago