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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 30 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 168 111 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.94% 5.78% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.92% 7.72% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 151 92 127
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1884 1437 2344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.79% 74.77% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1138 1943
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £67,500
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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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 +2 43 £45,000 +119.51% 2
Watford -8 36 £40,000 +12.67% 7
Hertford - 15 £41,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -6 10 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Stevenage +6 8 £41,250 -10.32% 1
Hitchin - 5 £40,000 - 1
Royston -1 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Letchworth -8 3 £25,500 -7.27%
Hemel Hempstead -9 3 £42,500 -7.60% 3
Borehamwood -9 2 £41,750 +39.16%
Hoddesdon - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

1 160 (52.29%) C#
1 160 (52.29%) Degree
2 135 (44.12%) Java
3 132 (43.14%) Computer Science
4 130 (42.48%) JavaScript
5 121 (39.54%) .NET
6 104 (33.99%) HTML
7 102 (33.33%) C++
8 101 (33.01%) Linux
9 100 (32.68%) OO
10 97 (31.70%) ASP.NET
11 96 (31.37%) CSS
12 89 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
13 84 (27.45%) SQL
14 79 (25.82%) UNIX
15 71 (23.20%) C
16 68 (22.22%) MVC
17 61 (19.93%) Oracle
18 58 (18.95%) Python
19 57 (18.63%) Multithreading
20 56 (18.30%) TDD
21 55 (17.97%) SQL Server
22 54 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
23 50 (16.34%) Relational Database
23 50 (16.34%) J2EE
24 49 (16.01%) Microsoft
25 48 (15.69%) Algorithms
25 48 (15.69%) jQuery
26 45 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
27 44 (14.38%) XML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 30 (9.80%) Tomcat
2 25 (8.17%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.88%) GlassFish
4 10 (3.27%) CMS
5 9 (2.94%) IIS
6 6 (1.96%) Drupal
6 6 (1.96%) Node.js
7 5 (1.63%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (1.63%) JBoss
7 5 (1.63%) Apache
7 5 (1.63%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.98%) Kentico
9 3 (0.98%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.65%) Confluence
11 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.25%) Mingle
3 2 (0.65%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) Google Compute Engine
1 4 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.29%) HTTP
1 7 (2.29%) Internet
2 6 (1.96%) Firewall
3 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.31%) Intranet
4 3 (0.98%) Network Security
5 2 (0.65%) RTSP
5 2 (0.65%) VPN
5 2 (0.65%) LDAP
5 2 (0.65%) LAN
5 2 (0.65%) Wireless
5 2 (0.65%) VoIP
5 2 (0.65%) WAN
5 2 (0.65%) MPLS
5 2 (0.65%) OSPF
5 2 (0.65%) BGP
5 2 (0.65%) RTP
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.34%) Relational Database
3 30 (9.80%) RDBMS
4 28 (9.15%) MySQL
5 25 (8.17%) NoSQL
6 19 (6.21%) MongoDB
7 18 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (5.88%) BigTable
7 18 (5.88%) Hadoop
8 17 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (4.25%) RavenDB
9 13 (4.25%) Neo4j
10 8 (2.61%) DB2
11 5 (1.63%) OLAP
11 5 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.63%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (12.75%) Selenium
2 36 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 34 (11.11%) NUnit
4 31 (10.13%) Git (software)
5 29 (9.48%) TeamCity
6 25 (8.17%) JUnit
7 21 (6.86%) Subversion
8 18 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (4.90%) JBehave
9 15 (4.90%) WebDriver
9 15 (4.90%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (4.58%) Maven
11 13 (4.25%) MSTest
11 13 (4.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (3.27%) Eclipse
13 8 (2.61%) Ant
14 7 (2.29%) Jenkins
15 5 (1.63%) Log4j
16 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
17 2 (0.65%) RSpec
General
1 34 (11.11%) Finance
2 29 (9.48%) Games
3 22 (7.19%) Banking
4 15 (4.90%) Retail
5 6 (1.96%) Marketing
6 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.98%) Advertising
8 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.98%) Billing
9 2 (0.65%) Electronics
9 2 (0.65%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 211 (68.95%) Developer
2 129 (42.16%) Software Engineer
3 98 (32.03%) Software Developer
4 57 (18.63%) Java Developer
5 44 (14.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 43 (14.05%) Senior Developer
7 36 (11.76%) .NET Developer
8 34 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
9 31 (10.13%) Junior
9 31 (10.13%) Java Software Developer
10 28 (9.15%) Programmer
11 26 (8.50%) C# Developer
12 25 (8.17%) Junior Developer
12 25 (8.17%) Senior Software Developer
12 25 (8.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 22 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
14 19 (6.21%) C++ Developer
15 15 (4.90%) Senior Java Software Developer
15 15 (4.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 14 (4.58%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (39.54%) .NET
2 104 (33.99%) HTML
3 97 (31.70%) ASP.NET
4 96 (31.37%) CSS
5 50 (16.34%) J2EE
6 48 (15.69%) jQuery
7 45 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (14.38%) XML
9 41 (13.40%) HTML5
10 40 (13.07%) Web Services
11 37 (12.09%) Ajax
12 34 (11.11%) CSS3
13 30 (9.80%) WCF
14 22 (7.19%) Silverlight
15 21 (6.86%) .NET Framework
15 21 (6.86%) JSP
16 17 (5.56%) RESTful
17 15 (4.90%) Servlets
18 13 (4.25%) Hibernate
18 13 (4.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 132 (43.14%) Computer Science
2 54 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (15.69%) Algorithms
4 23 (7.52%) Artificial Intelligence
5 20 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (5.88%) Mobile App
7 14 (4.58%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.27%) Physics
9 6 (1.96%) EPoS
9 6 (1.96%) EFT
9 6 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.63%) Web 2.0
11 4 (1.31%) Statistics
11 4 (1.31%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.65%) Kindle
12 2 (0.65%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.65%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.33%) Machine to Machine
13 1 (0.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 101 (33.01%) Linux
2 79 (25.82%) UNIX
3 42 (13.73%) Windows
4 27 (8.82%) Android
4 27 (8.82%) Apple iOS
5 23 (7.52%) HPUX
6 18 (5.88%) AIX
7 7 (2.29%) CentOS
7 7 (2.29%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.63%) Solaris
9 4 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.98%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (32.68%) OO
2 89 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (22.22%) MVC
4 57 (18.63%) Multithreading
5 56 (18.30%) TDD
6 34 (11.11%) Scrum
7 32 (10.46%) Web Development
8 30 (9.80%) BDD
9 28 (9.15%) OOD
10 23 (7.52%) E-Commerce
11 22 (7.19%) Unit Testing
12 19 (6.21%) OOP
13 18 (5.88%) Content Management
13 18 (5.88%) Test Scripting
14 15 (4.90%) SOA
14 15 (4.90%) Automation Testing
15 13 (4.25%) Software Architecture
15 13 (4.25%) CQRS
15 13 (4.25%) Web Application Development
16 10 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (52.29%) C#
2 135 (44.12%) Java
3 130 (42.48%) JavaScript
4 102 (33.33%) C++
5 84 (27.45%) SQL
6 71 (23.20%) C
7 58 (18.95%) Python
8 24 (7.84%) Objective-C
9 22 (7.19%) PHP
10 20 (6.54%) Shell Script
11 19 (6.21%) Scala
12 14 (4.58%) PowerShell
12 14 (4.58%) VB
13 12 (3.92%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.29%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.96%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.63%) Ada
16 5 (1.63%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.63%) PHP5
16 5 (1.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 160 (52.29%) Degree
2 9 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.29%) MCTS
3 7 (2.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.29%) MCSD
3 7 (2.29%) MCSE
4 5 (1.63%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.65%) PhD
5 2 (0.65%) CCNP
5 2 (0.65%) CCNA
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.19%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 61 (19.93%) Oracle
2 49 (16.01%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.94%) HP
3 9 (2.94%) Zend
4 8 (2.61%) Demandware
4 8 (2.61%) DataCash
4 8 (2.61%) Ogone
5 7 (2.29%) hybris
5 7 (2.29%) ATG
6 5 (1.63%) Sun
6 5 (1.63%) IBM
6 5 (1.63%) Interwoven
7 4 (1.31%) Google
8 3 (0.98%) VMware
8 3 (0.98%) Micro Focus
8 3 (0.98%) SAP
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco
8 3 (0.98%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.65%) Fortinet
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Tesco
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus bonus, pension, 30 days holiday and training budget
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £36000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Tesco
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago