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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 41 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 147 191 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.34% 7.62% 6.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.58% 10.15% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 140 158 142
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £31,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,750
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
1713 1882 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.93% 75.07% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1487 1687
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +4 26 £42,500 +6.25% 1
St Albans -2 25 £55,000 -6.38% 1
Hemel Hempstead -9 18 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 13 £33,500 -27.56% 1
Hoddesdon - 7 £40,000 -
Letchworth +11 5 £37,250 -12.35%
Welwyn - 2 £24,000 -
Borehamwood 0 1 £27,500 -
Hertford -2 1 £50,000 -
Hitchin -4 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Rickmansworth -6 1 £40,000 -
Royston -9 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 161 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 141 (44.48%) Java
3 139 (43.85%) C#
4 138 (43.53%) SQL
5 128 (40.38%) Degree
6 119 (37.54%) HTML
7 114 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
8 113 (35.65%) .NET
9 109 (34.38%) CSS
10 94 (29.65%) SQL Server
10 94 (29.65%) ASP.NET
11 93 (29.34%) MVC
12 89 (28.08%) Linux
13 82 (25.87%) Windows
14 75 (23.66%) XML
15 70 (22.08%) C++
15 70 (22.08%) Computer Science
16 67 (21.14%) OO
17 66 (20.82%) Oracle
18 64 (20.19%) TDD
19 57 (17.98%) J2EE
20 54 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
21 52 (16.40%) C
21 52 (16.40%) HTML5
22 51 (16.09%) UNIX
23 50 (15.77%) jQuery
24 49 (15.46%) Web Development
25 48 (15.14%) Microsoft
26 47 (14.83%) Scrum
26 47 (14.83%) CSS3

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.57%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.94%) JBoss
4 20 (6.31%) WebSphere
5 19 (5.99%) WebLogic
6 13 (4.10%) CMS
7 11 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.15%) Confluence
9 8 (2.52%) EPiServer CMS
9 8 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.89%) Apache
11 4 (1.26%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.26%) IIS
11 4 (1.26%) Kentico
11 4 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.63%) Node.js
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.32%) Drupal
13 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.32%) Liferay
Applications
1 42 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.26%) Mingle
3 2 (0.63%) Simulink
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.63%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.32%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.15%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.47%) VoIP
2 9 (2.84%) HTTP
3 8 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.52%) Internet
4 3 (0.95%) IGMP
4 3 (0.95%) VLAN
4 3 (0.95%) DHCP
4 3 (0.95%) SNMP
4 3 (0.95%) Q.931
4 3 (0.95%) RTCP
4 3 (0.95%) RTP
5 2 (0.63%) VPN
5 2 (0.63%) Firewall
6 1 (0.32%) IMAP
6 1 (0.32%) Wireless
6 1 (0.32%) PBX
6 1 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.32%) SMTP
6 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (29.65%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.04%) MySQL
3 29 (9.15%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.05%) RDBMS
6 15 (4.73%) DB2
7 9 (2.84%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.21%) MS Access
9 6 (1.89%) Informix
9 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.89%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.58%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.58%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.30%) Selenium
3 34 (10.73%) JUnit
4 27 (8.52%) Maven
4 27 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (8.20%) NUnit
5 26 (8.20%) Visual Studio
6 25 (7.89%) Eclipse
6 25 (7.89%) TeamCity
7 24 (7.57%) JIRA
8 22 (6.94%) Ant
9 17 (5.36%) Subversion
10 10 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (2.21%) Jenkins
11 7 (2.21%) MSTest
12 6 (1.89%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.89%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.89%) Fiddler
13 5 (1.58%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.58%) JBehave
General
1 35 (11.04%) Finance
2 29 (9.15%) Banking
3 22 (6.94%) Retail
4 16 (5.05%) Marketing
4 16 (5.05%) Aerospace
5 10 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.84%) Automotive
7 8 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.21%) Games
9 5 (1.58%) Advertising
10 4 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 238 (75.08%) Developer
2 153 (48.26%) Software Engineer
3 81 (25.55%) Java Developer
4 70 (22.08%) Software Developer
5 65 (20.50%) C# Developer
6 61 (19.24%) .NET Developer
7 55 (17.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 54 (17.03%) Senior Developer
9 49 (15.46%) C# Software Engineer
10 47 (14.83%) .NET Software Engineer
11 43 (13.56%) Programmer
12 38 (11.99%) Java Software Engineer
13 34 (10.73%) Senior Software Engineer
14 25 (7.89%) Senior Software Developer
15 22 (6.94%) Senior C# Developer
15 22 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
15 22 (6.94%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
15 22 (6.94%) Senior C# Software Engineer
16 18 (5.68%) Graduate
16 18 (5.68%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (37.54%) HTML
2 113 (35.65%) .NET
3 109 (34.38%) CSS
4 94 (29.65%) ASP.NET
5 75 (23.66%) XML
6 57 (17.98%) J2EE
7 54 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (16.40%) HTML5
9 50 (15.77%) jQuery
10 47 (14.83%) CSS3
11 41 (12.93%) Ajax
12 40 (12.62%) Web Services
13 36 (11.36%) WCF
14 34 (10.73%) Spring
15 32 (10.09%) XSLT
16 31 (9.78%) AngularJS
17 29 (9.15%) JSP
18 27 (8.52%) JSON
19 26 (8.20%) WebSockets
20 22 (6.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 70 (22.08%) Computer Science
2 34 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.57%) Mathematics
4 21 (6.62%) Open Source
5 15 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.79%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.47%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.52%) Robotics
8 8 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.21%) Physics
9 7 (2.21%) Economics
10 6 (1.89%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.26%) Web 2.0
11 4 (1.26%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.95%) Derivative
13 2 (0.63%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.63%) Online Gambling
14 1 (0.32%) iSeries
14 1 (0.32%) SystemC
14 1 (0.32%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 89 (28.08%) Linux
2 82 (25.87%) Windows
3 51 (16.09%) UNIX
4 15 (4.73%) Android
5 13 (4.10%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.84%) HPUX
7 5 (1.58%) AIX
8 4 (1.26%) Solaris
8 4 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.26%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.63%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (29.34%) MVC
3 67 (21.14%) OO
4 64 (20.19%) TDD
5 49 (15.46%) Web Development
6 47 (14.83%) Scrum
7 44 (13.88%) SOA
8 43 (13.56%) Mobile Development
9 41 (12.93%) OOP
9 41 (12.93%) Multithreading
10 28 (8.83%) E-Commerce
11 22 (6.94%) OOD
12 17 (5.36%) Low Latency
13 16 (5.05%) Product Management
13 16 (5.05%) BDD
14 14 (4.42%) Business Development
14 14 (4.42%) Strategic Planning
14 14 (4.42%) Content Management
14 14 (4.42%) Technical Analysis
15 13 (4.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 141 (44.48%) Java
3 139 (43.85%) C#
4 138 (43.53%) SQL
5 70 (22.08%) C++
6 52 (16.40%) C
7 34 (10.73%) Python
8 24 (7.57%) PL/SQL
9 22 (6.94%) PHP
10 18 (5.68%) Objective-C
11 16 (5.05%) T-SQL
12 14 (4.42%) VB.NET
13 13 (4.10%) Ruby
14 9 (2.84%) Embedded C
14 9 (2.84%) VB
15 8 (2.52%) PowerShell
16 7 (2.21%) Assembly Language
17 6 (1.89%) Perl
17 6 (1.89%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 128 (40.38%) Degree
2 6 (1.89%) PhD
3 4 (1.26%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) MBA
5 1 (0.32%) MCTS
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.32%) MCSE
5 1 (0.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.09%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) DO-178B
2 3 (0.95%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 14 (4.42%) Firmware
2 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (20.82%) Oracle
2 48 (15.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.79%) ATG
3 12 (3.79%) Demandware
3 12 (3.79%) hybris
3 12 (3.79%) DataCash
3 12 (3.79%) Ogone
4 8 (2.52%) IBM
4 8 (2.52%) EPiServer
4 8 (2.52%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.89%) Splunk
6 4 (1.26%) Sun
6 4 (1.26%) Interwoven
6 4 (1.26%) SolarWinds
6 4 (1.26%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.63%) SAP
7 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.63%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Stem Graduates
Salary: £32000 per annum + circa. £32k doe
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £36000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share Options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus, 33 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Green Access PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago