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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 49 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 115 175 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.12% 6.85% 7.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.73% 8.80% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 109 151 139
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
1710 1988 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.14% 77.87% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1596 1555
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 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 29 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
St Albans -15 22 £57,500 -8.00%
Watford +9 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hemel Hempstead -16 18 £45,000 +20.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £40,000 - 1
Borehamwood +3 8 £29,250 +6.36% 3
Letchworth +8 4 £29,500 -19.17%
Hertford +4 1 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Hitchin +1 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Stevenage -9 1 - -
Royston -11 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £42,500 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £41,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 141 (49.13%) JavaScript
2 126 (43.90%) SQL
3 117 (40.77%) Java
4 116 (40.42%) C#
5 111 (38.68%) Degree
6 108 (37.63%) HTML
7 107 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
8 103 (35.89%) .NET
9 100 (34.84%) CSS
10 91 (31.71%) MVC
11 85 (29.62%) ASP.NET
12 82 (28.57%) Windows
13 78 (27.18%) Linux
13 78 (27.18%) SQL Server
14 73 (25.44%) XML
15 65 (22.65%) C++
15 65 (22.65%) Computer Science
16 56 (19.51%) TDD
16 56 (19.51%) Oracle
17 55 (19.16%) HTML5
18 54 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
18 54 (18.82%) C
19 53 (18.47%) Web Development
20 52 (18.12%) OO
21 50 (17.42%) CSS3
22 49 (17.07%) jQuery
23 46 (16.03%) Scrum
23 46 (16.03%) SOA
24 44 (15.33%) Mobile Development
25 43 (14.98%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 23 (8.01%) SharePoint
1 23 (8.01%) JBoss
1 23 (8.01%) WebSphere
2 22 (7.67%) WebLogic
3 18 (6.27%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.79%) Confluence
6 7 (2.44%) CMS
7 5 (1.74%) EPiServer CMS
7 5 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.39%) Apache
9 2 (0.70%) Node.js
9 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.70%) IIS
9 2 (0.70%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.35%) Liferay
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) Kentico
10 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 43 (14.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.39%) Mingle
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.83%) SaaS
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.83%) VoIP
2 7 (2.44%) Internet
2 7 (2.44%) HTTP
2 7 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.05%) Q.931
3 3 (1.05%) RTCP
3 3 (1.05%) RTP
3 3 (1.05%) SNMP
3 3 (1.05%) DHCP
3 3 (1.05%) VLAN
3 3 (1.05%) IGMP
4 2 (0.70%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
5 1 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.35%) SMTP
5 1 (0.35%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.35%) UMTS
5 1 (0.35%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (27.18%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.76%) MySQL
3 19 (6.62%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.83%) DB2
5 11 (3.83%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.79%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.79%) MS Access
7 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.09%) Informix
9 5 (1.74%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.74%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.39%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.35%) DTS
12 1 (0.35%) Big Data
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (13.94%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.89%) Selenium
3 27 (9.41%) JUnit
4 26 (9.06%) NUnit
4 26 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (8.71%) TeamCity
5 25 (8.71%) JIRA
5 25 (8.71%) Maven
5 25 (8.71%) Visual Studio
6 22 (7.67%) Ant
7 19 (6.62%) Eclipse
8 12 (4.18%) Subversion
9 10 (3.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (2.44%) MSTest
11 5 (1.74%) LabVIEW
11 5 (1.74%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.74%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.39%) Fiddler
12 4 (1.39%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.39%) Android Studio
General
1 31 (10.80%) Finance
2 25 (8.71%) Banking
3 20 (6.97%) Retail
4 16 (5.57%) Aerospace
5 15 (5.23%) Marketing
6 9 (3.14%) Automotive
7 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.74%) Advertising
9 4 (1.39%) Games
10 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.05%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 222 (77.35%) Developer
2 140 (48.78%) Software Engineer
3 77 (26.83%) Java Developer
4 63 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 63 (21.95%) C# Developer
5 54 (18.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (18.82%) Software Developer
6 52 (18.12%) Senior Developer
7 48 (16.72%) C# Software Engineer
8 47 (16.38%) .NET Software Engineer
9 36 (12.54%) Programmer
10 34 (11.85%) Java Software Engineer
11 31 (10.80%) Senior Software Engineer
12 25 (8.71%) Senior .NET Developer
13 23 (8.01%) Senior C# Developer
13 23 (8.01%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 23 (8.01%) Senior C# Software Engineer
14 20 (6.97%) Senior Software Developer
14 20 (6.97%) Graduate
15 17 (5.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (37.63%) HTML
2 103 (35.89%) .NET
3 100 (34.84%) CSS
4 85 (29.62%) ASP.NET
5 73 (25.44%) XML
6 55 (19.16%) HTML5
7 54 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (17.42%) CSS3
9 49 (17.07%) jQuery
10 42 (14.63%) J2EE
11 41 (14.29%) Ajax
12 37 (12.89%) Web Services
13 34 (11.85%) WCF
14 33 (11.50%) AngularJS
15 32 (11.15%) Spring
16 30 (10.45%) XSLT
17 28 (9.76%) JSON
18 26 (9.06%) WebSockets
19 24 (8.36%) JSP
20 21 (7.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.65%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.06%) Mathematics
3 24 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.79%) Physics
6 8 (2.79%) Economics
7 7 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (2.44%) Robotics
8 6 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.74%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.05%) Derivative
11 2 (0.70%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.70%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.35%) PMI
12 1 (0.35%) NHS
12 1 (0.35%) W3C
12 1 (0.35%) MPEG
12 1 (0.35%) Handset
12 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 82 (28.57%) Windows
2 78 (27.18%) Linux
3 39 (13.59%) UNIX
4 17 (5.92%) Android
5 15 (5.23%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.09%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.39%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.39%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.39%) HPUX
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.70%) Solaris
8 2 (0.70%) AIX
9 1 (0.35%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (31.71%) MVC
3 56 (19.51%) TDD
4 53 (18.47%) Web Development
5 52 (18.12%) OO
6 46 (16.03%) Scrum
6 46 (16.03%) SOA
7 44 (15.33%) Mobile Development
8 39 (13.59%) OOP
9 35 (12.20%) Multithreading
10 28 (9.76%) SDLC
11 27 (9.41%) Open Source
12 20 (6.97%) OOD
13 19 (6.62%) E-Commerce
14 18 (6.27%) Low Latency
15 16 (5.57%) Technical Analysis
16 14 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
16 14 (4.88%) Product Management
16 14 (4.88%) Business Development
17 11 (3.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 141 (49.13%) JavaScript
2 126 (43.90%) SQL
3 117 (40.77%) Java
4 116 (40.42%) C#
5 65 (22.65%) C++
6 54 (18.82%) C
7 34 (11.85%) Python
8 26 (9.06%) PL/SQL
9 24 (8.36%) PHP
10 20 (6.97%) Objective-C
11 19 (6.62%) VB.NET
12 16 (5.57%) Ruby
13 15 (5.23%) T-SQL
14 10 (3.48%) Embedded C
14 10 (3.48%) VB
15 9 (3.14%) Assembly Language
16 8 (2.79%) PowerShell
17 6 (2.09%) Bash Shell
17 6 (2.09%) Perl
18 5 (1.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 111 (38.68%) Degree
2 7 (2.44%) PhD
3 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.35%) MCSD
4 1 (0.35%) MCSE
4 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.06%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.70%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (5.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 56 (19.51%) Oracle
2 41 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.79%) Demandware
3 8 (2.79%) hybris
3 8 (2.79%) DataCash
3 8 (2.79%) Ogone
3 8 (2.79%) ATG
4 6 (2.09%) IBM
5 5 (1.74%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.74%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.39%) Splunk
6 4 (1.39%) SolarWinds
6 4 (1.39%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.05%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.70%) Zend
8 2 (0.70%) Intel
8 2 (0.70%) Sun
8 2 (0.70%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.35%) Apple
9 1 (0.35%) HP
Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £25k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £32,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum to £70,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum, plus Shares and Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 21 days ago
N. Herts
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago