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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 30 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 138 163 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.17% 6.73% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 7.85% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127 159 128
Median salary £44,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
1632 2076 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.74% 85.75% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1797 1644
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +4 30 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Hemel Hempstead +4 16 £32,500 -25.71% 1
Borehamwood +2 16 £40,000 +40.35% 1
St Albans +10 14 £43,000 -28.33% 2
Stevenage -2 11 £49,000 +13.95% 1
Royston -4 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Harpenden -10 8 £60,000 +9.09%
Hertford - 7 £21,250 -
Welwyn Garden City -1 4 £53,750 +65.38%
Potters Bar - 3 £55,000 -
Letchworth -14 2 £40,000 +66.66%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 107 (37.94%) C#
2 103 (36.52%) Java
3 99 (35.11%) Degree
4 98 (34.75%) C++
5 95 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (30.85%) .NET
7 86 (30.50%) JavaScript
8 79 (28.01%) SQL
9 78 (27.66%) ASP.NET
10 77 (27.30%) Computer Science
11 74 (26.24%) MVC
12 73 (25.89%) C
13 68 (24.11%) Scrum
13 68 (24.11%) Web Development
14 67 (23.76%) Web Services
15 66 (23.40%) HTML
16 64 (22.70%) jQuery
17 51 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (16.67%) CSS
18 47 (16.67%) AngularJS
19 46 (16.31%) OO
20 44 (15.60%) Visual Studio
20 44 (15.60%) Microsoft
20 44 (15.60%) RESTful
21 42 (14.89%) HTML5
22 41 (14.54%) Linux
23 38 (13.48%) Entity Framework
24 37 (13.12%) Git (software)
24 37 (13.12%) .NET Framework
24 37 (13.12%) Mathematics

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 11 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.84%) IIS
3 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.42%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.71%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (7.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.22%) SaaS
2 6 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.77%) BPaaS
3 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.74%) Internet
2 8 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.42%) LDAP
3 4 (1.42%) SNMP
3 4 (1.42%) VoIP
3 4 (1.42%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.35%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.13%) Redis
5 6 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.42%) Big Data
7 4 (1.42%) MS Access
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.42%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.71%) Informix
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) DTS
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) OLAP
9 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (15.60%) Visual Studio
2 37 (13.12%) Git (software)
3 36 (12.77%) LabVIEW
4 21 (7.45%) Subversion
5 20 (7.09%) JUnit
6 19 (6.74%) WebDriver
7 18 (6.38%) JBehave
8 17 (6.03%) gulp
9 16 (5.67%) Selenium
10 14 (4.96%) Maven
10 14 (4.96%) TeamCity
11 13 (4.61%) Bitbucket
11 13 (4.61%) NUnit
12 11 (3.90%) Cucumber
13 10 (3.55%) JIRA
13 10 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (2.48%) Jenkins
15 4 (1.42%) Fiddler
15 4 (1.42%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (1.42%) yacc
General
1 31 (10.99%) Electronics
2 28 (9.93%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.45%) Finance
4 17 (6.03%) Aerospace
4 17 (6.03%) Games
5 15 (5.32%) Automotive
6 13 (4.61%) Retail
7 7 (2.48%) Military
8 3 (1.06%) Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Billing
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 154 (54.61%) Developer
2 105 (37.23%) Software Engineer
3 52 (18.44%) .NET Developer
4 49 (17.38%) C# Developer
5 47 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (16.31%) Java Developer
7 42 (14.89%) Software Developer
8 40 (14.18%) C++ Software Engineer
9 30 (10.64%) Web Developer
10 27 (9.57%) Java Engineer
11 26 (9.22%) C Software Engineer
11 26 (9.22%) JavaScript Developer
12 25 (8.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 24 (8.51%) Embedded Engineer
13 24 (8.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 23 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (7.80%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 21 (7.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 19 (6.74%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (30.85%) .NET
2 78 (27.66%) ASP.NET
3 67 (23.76%) Web Services
4 66 (23.40%) HTML
5 64 (22.70%) jQuery
6 51 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 47 (16.67%) CSS
8 44 (15.60%) RESTful
9 42 (14.89%) HTML5
10 38 (13.48%) Entity Framework
11 37 (13.12%) .NET Framework
12 36 (12.77%) REST
13 33 (11.70%) XML
14 28 (9.93%) CSS3
15 25 (8.87%) J2EE
15 25 (8.87%) Spring
16 23 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
17 21 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 77 (27.30%) Computer Science
2 37 (13.12%) Mathematics
3 27 (9.57%) Physics
4 23 (8.16%) Algorithms
5 14 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.96%) RIA
6 9 (3.19%) Economics
7 5 (1.77%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.77%) User Experience
8 4 (1.42%) CUDA
8 4 (1.42%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.06%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.71%) Life Science
11 1 (0.35%) AS400
11 1 (0.35%) Clustering
11 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.54%) Linux
2 19 (6.74%) Windows
3 7 (2.48%) Unix
4 6 (2.13%) Android
5 5 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.06%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.35%) AIX
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (26.24%) MVC
3 68 (24.11%) Scrum
3 68 (24.11%) Web Development
4 46 (16.31%) OO
5 36 (12.77%) SDLC
6 33 (11.70%) OOP
7 30 (10.64%) TDD
8 27 (9.57%) Software Testing
9 25 (8.87%) Image Processing
10 22 (7.80%) BDD
11 20 (7.09%) OOD
12 19 (6.74%) Multithreading
13 18 (6.38%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.03%) Automated Testing
15 15 (5.32%) QA Automation
16 14 (4.96%) Line Management
16 14 (4.96%) Project Management
17 12 (4.26%) API Testing
17 12 (4.26%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 107 (37.94%) C#
2 103 (36.52%) Java
3 98 (34.75%) C++
4 86 (30.50%) JavaScript
5 79 (28.01%) SQL
6 73 (25.89%) C
7 31 (10.99%) Python
8 21 (7.45%) MATLAB
9 18 (6.38%) Embedded C
10 15 (5.32%) Embedded C++
10 15 (5.32%) PL/SQL
11 13 (4.61%) Scala
12 12 (4.26%) T-SQL
12 12 (4.26%) VB
13 10 (3.55%) ES6
14 8 (2.84%) Assembly Language
15 7 (2.48%) Ruby
16 6 (2.13%) Perl
16 6 (2.13%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (35.11%) Degree
2 22 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.90%) PhD
5 5 (1.77%) HND
6 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.51%) QA
2 15 (5.32%) SDET
3 3 (1.06%) SEPA
4 2 (0.71%) MISRA
5 1 (0.35%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 44 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.57%) Oracle
3 6 (2.13%) Perforce
4 5 (1.77%) Telerik
5 3 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.71%) IBM
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco
7 1 (0.35%) EMC
7 1 (0.35%) Intel
7 1 (0.35%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.35%) Vignette
7 1 (0.35%) VMware
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 60k DOE + Bonus, 3% Pension, Healthcare and more
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + PERKS
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
The DP Group Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago