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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 40 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 133 102 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.64% 5.08% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 6.74% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 125 93 122
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1871 1513 2173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.31% 75.31% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1179 1710
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 29 August 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
Watford -19 20 £40,000 +9.58% 3
St Albans - 19 £40,000 - 2
Hertford +8 11 £47,500 +43.93%
Hemel Hempstead -8 9 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Stevenage +3 8 £38,750 -22.50% 2
Hitchin - 8 £60,000 -
Letchworth +5 5 £44,000 +10.00%
Borehamwood +4 4 £27,500 -8.33%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +2 1 £43,000 +32.30%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 147 (48.04%) C#
2 140 (45.75%) Java
3 139 (45.42%) Degree
4 132 (43.14%) Computer Science
5 125 (40.85%) C++
6 123 (40.20%) Linux
7 109 (35.62%) OO
8 104 (33.99%) JavaScript
9 97 (31.70%) .NET
10 90 (29.41%) UNIX
11 87 (28.43%) C
12 77 (25.16%) Python
13 70 (22.88%) HTML
14 66 (21.57%) Multithreading
15 65 (21.24%) CSS
16 63 (20.59%) ASP.NET
17 62 (20.26%) SQL
18 58 (18.95%) Web Services
19 47 (15.36%) Relational Database
20 43 (14.05%) TDD
21 42 (13.73%) MVC
21 42 (13.73%) Windows
21 42 (13.73%) Oracle
22 38 (12.42%) Finance
23 35 (11.44%) Visual Studio
23 35 (11.44%) PHP
23 35 (11.44%) WPF
23 35 (11.44%) Git (software)
24 33 (10.78%) Microsoft
25 31 (10.13%) SQL Server

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (5.23%) Tomcat
2 14 (4.58%) GlassFish
3 11 (3.59%) Apache
4 6 (1.96%) Node.js
4 6 (1.96%) WordPress
4 6 (1.96%) IIS
5 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.31%) CMS
5 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (2.61%) MS Excel
1 8 (2.61%) Mingle
2 2 (0.65%) PowerPivot
2 2 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) Google Compute Engine
2 3 (0.98%) Responsys
3 2 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.63%) DNS
2 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.31%) Intranet
3 3 (0.98%) Internet
3 3 (0.98%) DHCP
3 3 (0.98%) SMS
4 2 (0.65%) LDAP
4 2 (0.65%) RTP
4 2 (0.65%) Firewall
4 2 (0.65%) HTTP
4 2 (0.65%) 4G
5 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.33%) Wireless
5 1 (0.33%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.33%) RTSP
5 1 (0.33%) UPnP
5 1 (0.33%) NFC
5 1 (0.33%) Network Security
5 1 (0.33%) LTE
5 1 (0.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.36%) Relational Database
2 31 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 29 (9.48%) RDBMS
4 26 (8.50%) MySQL
5 19 (6.21%) NoSQL
6 18 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 14 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.58%) BigTable
7 14 (4.58%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.61%) RavenDB
9 8 (2.61%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.96%) Informix
11 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.31%) DB2
12 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.98%) MS Access
14 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.65%) DTS
Development Applications
1 35 (11.44%) Visual Studio
1 35 (11.44%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.86%) Subversion
3 18 (5.88%) Maven
4 15 (4.90%) Selenium
5 14 (4.58%) NUnit
6 12 (3.92%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.92%) JUnit
7 8 (2.61%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.61%) MSTest
7 8 (2.61%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.29%) JBehave
8 7 (2.29%) WebDriver
8 7 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (1.96%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.96%) RSpec
10 5 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.98%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.98%) LabVIEW
General
1 38 (12.42%) Finance
2 25 (8.17%) Games
3 24 (7.84%) Banking
4 17 (5.56%) Retail
5 7 (2.29%) Marketing
6 4 (1.31%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.65%) Automotive
7 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 184 (60.13%) Developer
2 128 (41.83%) Software Engineer
3 68 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 68 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 56 (18.30%) Senior Developer
4 56 (18.30%) Senior Software Engineer
5 40 (13.07%) Java Software Engineer
6 30 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (7.52%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.21%) Programmer
8 19 (6.21%) Web Developer
9 18 (5.88%) C++ Developer
10 17 (5.56%) Junior
10 17 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 15 (4.90%) Java Software Developer
11 15 (4.90%) C# Developer
11 15 (4.90%) Web Engineer
11 15 (4.90%) Java Engineer
11 15 (4.90%) Senior Java Engineer
12 14 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (31.70%) .NET
2 70 (22.88%) HTML
3 65 (21.24%) CSS
4 63 (20.59%) ASP.NET
5 58 (18.95%) Web Services
6 35 (11.44%) WPF
7 30 (9.80%) Ajax
8 29 (9.48%) XML
8 29 (9.48%) J2EE
9 28 (9.15%) jQuery
10 24 (7.84%) HTML5
11 22 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (7.19%) MFC
12 21 (6.86%) .NET Framework
13 20 (6.54%) JSP
14 18 (5.88%) WinForms
15 17 (5.56%) Spring
16 15 (4.90%) LAMP
16 15 (4.90%) SOAP
16 15 (4.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 132 (43.14%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.19%) Mathematics
4 19 (6.21%) Artificial Intelligence
5 17 (5.56%) Physics
6 12 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.63%) Kindle
9 4 (1.31%) EPoS
9 4 (1.31%) EFT
9 4 (1.31%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.31%) Statistics
10 3 (0.98%) Firmware
10 3 (0.98%) Social Media
11 2 (0.65%) W3C
12 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.33%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.33%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.33%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 123 (40.20%) Linux
2 90 (29.41%) UNIX
3 42 (13.73%) Windows
4 28 (9.15%) Apple iOS
5 23 (7.52%) Android
6 17 (5.56%) AIX
6 17 (5.56%) HPUX
7 8 (2.61%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (2.29%) CentOS
9 3 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (35.62%) OO
2 66 (21.57%) Multithreading
3 43 (14.05%) TDD
4 42 (13.73%) MVC
5 28 (9.15%) Web Development
6 22 (7.19%) BDD
7 20 (6.54%) E-Commerce
8 19 (6.21%) Scrum
9 17 (5.56%) OOP
10 15 (4.90%) OOD
11 14 (4.58%) MVVM
12 12 (3.92%) Web Application Development
13 11 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (3.27%) Document Management
14 10 (3.27%) Waterfall
14 10 (3.27%) Unit Testing
15 9 (2.94%) Test Scripting
15 9 (2.94%) UML
16 8 (2.61%) Project Management
16 8 (2.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 147 (48.04%) C#
2 140 (45.75%) Java
3 125 (40.85%) C++
4 104 (33.99%) JavaScript
5 87 (28.43%) C
6 77 (25.16%) Python
7 62 (20.26%) SQL
8 35 (11.44%) PHP
9 22 (7.19%) VB
10 21 (6.86%) VB.NET
10 21 (6.86%) Shell Script
11 18 (5.88%) Objective-C
12 14 (4.58%) Scala
13 13 (4.25%) VB6
14 10 (3.27%) T-SQL
15 8 (2.61%) PowerShell
16 7 (2.29%) VC++
17 6 (1.96%) Ruby
18 3 (0.98%) Ada
18 3 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 139 (45.42%) Degree
2 10 (3.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.27%) MCSE
2 10 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.29%) MCTS
3 7 (2.29%) MCSD
4 3 (0.98%) MCITP
4 3 (0.98%) CCNA
4 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.19%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 42 (13.73%) Oracle
2 33 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.59%) Zend
4 10 (3.27%) Google
5 9 (2.94%) HP
6 3 (0.98%) JBoss
7 2 (0.65%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.65%) Adobe
7 2 (0.65%) SAP
7 2 (0.65%) hybris
8 1 (0.33%) Twitter
8 1 (0.33%) EMC
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