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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 39 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 138 104 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.00% 5.27% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.53% 7.04% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 133 91 124
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,850
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
1832 1478 2302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.69% 74.84% 75.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1194 1830
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 29 £40,000 - 3
Watford -11 22 £40,000 +9.58% 5
Hertford +4 11 £42,500 +28.78% 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 8 £43,000 -7.52% 3
Hitchin - 6 £60,000 - 1
Stevenage +3 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Borehamwood -1 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £45,000 -
Royston - 1 £45,000 - 4
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 152 (50.17%) C#
2 150 (49.50%) Degree
3 135 (44.55%) Computer Science
4 126 (41.58%) Java
5 119 (39.27%) Linux
6 117 (38.61%) C++
7 114 (37.62%) JavaScript
8 111 (36.63%) .NET
9 107 (35.31%) OO
10 88 (29.04%) UNIX
11 87 (28.71%) C
12 79 (26.07%) HTML
13 78 (25.74%) ASP.NET
13 78 (25.74%) CSS
14 74 (24.42%) Python
15 69 (22.77%) SQL
16 68 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
17 64 (21.12%) Multithreading
18 59 (19.47%) Algorithms
19 53 (17.49%) MVC
20 51 (16.83%) Web Services
20 51 (16.83%) Relational Database
21 50 (16.50%) TDD
22 48 (15.84%) Windows
23 43 (14.19%) Oracle
24 42 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
25 40 (13.20%) Visual Studio
26 39 (12.87%) Microsoft
26 39 (12.87%) Ajax
26 39 (12.87%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 21 (6.93%) Tomcat
2 18 (5.94%) GlassFish
3 9 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.97%) Node.js
4 8 (2.64%) Apache
5 6 (1.98%) IIS
6 5 (1.65%) Drupal
6 5 (1.65%) WordPress
7 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.32%) CMS
8 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.33%) Confluence
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.63%) Mingle
3 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.64%) Magento
2 2 (0.66%) RiskWrite
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.65%) Firewall
2 4 (1.32%) Intranet
2 4 (1.32%) Internet
2 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.99%) DHCP
3 3 (0.99%) HTTP
3 3 (0.99%) DNS
3 3 (0.99%) Network Security
4 2 (0.66%) LDAP
4 2 (0.66%) RTP
4 2 (0.66%) MPLS
4 2 (0.66%) OSPF
4 2 (0.66%) BGP
4 2 (0.66%) WAN
4 2 (0.66%) LAN
4 2 (0.66%) Wireless
5 1 (0.33%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.33%) RTSP
5 1 (0.33%) UPnP
5 1 (0.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.83%) Relational Database
2 35 (11.55%) SQL Server
3 30 (9.90%) RDBMS
4 28 (9.24%) MySQL
5 24 (7.92%) NoSQL
6 22 (7.26%) MongoDB
7 18 (5.94%) Hadoop
7 18 (5.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (5.94%) BigTable
8 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (3.63%) RavenDB
10 11 (3.63%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.99%) Informix
12 3 (0.99%) MS Access
12 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (13.20%) Visual Studio
2 39 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.92%) Subversion
3 24 (7.92%) Selenium
4 22 (7.26%) NUnit
5 17 (5.61%) TeamCity
6 14 (4.62%) JUnit
7 11 (3.63%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (3.63%) JBehave
7 11 (3.63%) WebDriver
7 11 (3.63%) MSTest
8 10 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.30%) Maven
9 6 (1.98%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.98%) RSpec
9 6 (1.98%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.98%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Blend
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (12.21%) Finance
2 25 (8.25%) Games
3 24 (7.92%) Banking
4 12 (3.96%) Retail
5 5 (1.65%) Marketing
6 3 (0.99%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Billing
7 2 (0.66%) Automotive
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 188 (62.05%) Developer
2 135 (44.55%) Software Engineer
3 82 (27.06%) Software Developer
4 61 (20.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 54 (17.82%) Senior Developer
6 53 (17.49%) Java Developer
7 39 (12.87%) Java Software Engineer
8 29 (9.57%) .NET Developer
9 24 (7.92%) Senior Java Developer
10 22 (7.26%) Programmer
10 22 (7.26%) Junior
11 20 (6.60%) C++ Developer
12 19 (6.27%) C# Developer
12 19 (6.27%) Java Software Developer
12 19 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (5.94%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 18 (5.94%) Senior Software Developer
14 17 (5.61%) Junior Developer
15 16 (5.28%) Web Developer
15 16 (5.28%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (36.63%) .NET
2 79 (26.07%) HTML
3 78 (25.74%) ASP.NET
3 78 (25.74%) CSS
4 51 (16.83%) Web Services
5 39 (12.87%) Ajax
6 34 (11.22%) J2EE
7 33 (10.89%) jQuery
7 33 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (10.89%) HTML5
8 32 (10.56%) XML
9 30 (9.90%) WPF
10 24 (7.92%) .NET Framework
11 23 (7.59%) WCF
12 21 (6.93%) CSS3
13 16 (5.28%) MFC
13 16 (5.28%) JSP
13 16 (5.28%) LAMP
14 15 (4.95%) WinForms
15 13 (4.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 135 (44.55%) Computer Science
2 59 (19.47%) Algorithms
3 42 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (7.59%) Artificial Intelligence
5 21 (6.93%) Mobile App
6 17 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.98%) Physics
7 6 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.65%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.65%) Kindle
9 4 (1.32%) EPoS
9 4 (1.32%) EFT
9 4 (1.32%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.32%) Statistics
10 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.33%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.33%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 119 (39.27%) Linux
2 88 (29.04%) UNIX
3 48 (15.84%) Windows
4 31 (10.23%) Apple iOS
5 27 (8.91%) Android
6 20 (6.60%) HPUX
7 19 (6.27%) AIX
8 8 (2.64%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (2.31%) CentOS
10 4 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.31%) OO
2 68 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (21.12%) Multithreading
4 53 (17.49%) MVC
5 50 (16.50%) TDD
6 30 (9.90%) Web Development
7 28 (9.24%) BDD
8 20 (6.60%) Scrum
9 17 (5.61%) E-Commerce
9 17 (5.61%) OOD
10 15 (4.95%) Unit Testing
11 14 (4.62%) OOP
12 13 (4.29%) Test Scripting
12 13 (4.29%) Software Architecture
13 12 (3.96%) Waterfall
13 12 (3.96%) Web Application Development
14 11 (3.63%) CQRS
14 11 (3.63%) Automation Testing
15 10 (3.30%) MVVM
15 10 (3.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 152 (50.17%) C#
2 126 (41.58%) Java
3 117 (38.61%) C++
4 114 (37.62%) JavaScript
5 87 (28.71%) C
6 74 (24.42%) Python
7 69 (22.77%) SQL
8 36 (11.88%) PHP
9 24 (7.92%) Shell Script
10 23 (7.59%) Objective-C
11 22 (7.26%) VB
11 22 (7.26%) VB.NET
12 19 (6.27%) Scala
13 13 (4.29%) VB6
14 12 (3.96%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.31%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.98%) Ruby
17 5 (1.65%) VC++
17 5 (1.65%) PHP5
18 4 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 150 (49.50%) Degree
2 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.30%) MCSE
3 9 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.31%) MCTS
4 7 (2.31%) MCSD
5 5 (1.65%) CCNA
5 5 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.99%) MCITP
7 2 (0.66%) CCNP
8 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.94%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.99%) Firmware
1 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 43 (14.19%) Oracle
2 39 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.95%) Zend
4 10 (3.30%) HP
5 7 (2.31%) Google
6 4 (1.32%) JBoss
7 3 (0.99%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.66%) SAP
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco
8 2 (0.66%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.66%) VMware
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
9 1 (0.33%) EMC
9 1 (0.33%) Sun
9 1 (0.33%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.33%) Sencha
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £50-65,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + be-shares,health,pension+more
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + be- training, progression, pens
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 to £65000 per annum - Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Staff Discou
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-60,000 + £10k Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very competitive salary + good benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Royston
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 9 days ago