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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 34 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 154 115 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.47% 5.86% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 7.71% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 144 94 131
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 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1853 1491 2387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.86% 76.03% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1189 1972
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 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 31 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 +4 36 £45,000 +119.51% 1
Watford -17 29 £40,000 +12.67% 6
Hertford +7 14 £41,750 +26.51% 2
Hemel Hempstead -5 8 £43,000 -6.52%
Welwyn Garden City -8 6 £42,500 +21.42%
Hitchin - 6 £50,000 -
Stevenage +1 4 £47,250 +1.61%
Borehamwood -7 2 £41,750 +39.16% 2
Royston - 2 £45,000 - 1
Letchworth -14 1 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 143 (50.00%) C#
1 143 (50.00%) Degree
2 126 (44.06%) Computer Science
3 122 (42.66%) JavaScript
4 119 (41.61%) .NET
5 115 (40.21%) Java
6 95 (33.22%) ASP.NET
7 94 (32.87%) C++
7 94 (32.87%) HTML
8 93 (32.52%) CSS
8 93 (32.52%) Linux
9 90 (31.47%) OO
10 81 (28.32%) SQL
11 80 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
12 71 (24.83%) UNIX
13 69 (24.13%) C
14 65 (22.73%) MVC
15 56 (19.58%) Python
16 53 (18.53%) Oracle
17 51 (17.83%) TDD
17 51 (17.83%) Multithreading
18 50 (17.48%) Relational Database
19 48 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (16.43%) Web Services
21 46 (16.08%) Microsoft
22 45 (15.73%) SQL Server
22 45 (15.73%) Algorithms
23 44 (15.38%) jQuery
23 44 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
24 43 (15.03%) Ajax

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (8.74%) Tomcat
2 19 (6.64%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.29%) GlassFish
4 10 (3.50%) IIS
5 7 (2.45%) Node.js
6 5 (1.75%) Drupal
6 5 (1.75%) Apache
7 4 (1.40%) JBoss
7 4 (1.40%) CMS
7 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.05%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.70%) WordPress
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.55%) Mingle
3 2 (0.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Magento
2 2 (0.70%) RiskWrite
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.40%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) HTTP
1 5 (1.75%) Internet
1 5 (1.75%) Firewall
2 4 (1.40%) Intranet
3 3 (1.05%) Network Security
3 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.70%) LDAP
4 2 (0.70%) LAN
4 2 (0.70%) Wireless
4 2 (0.70%) VoIP
4 2 (0.70%) WAN
4 2 (0.70%) MPLS
4 2 (0.70%) OSPF
4 2 (0.70%) BGP
4 2 (0.70%) RTP
4 2 (0.70%) RTSP
5 1 (0.35%) UPnP
5 1 (0.35%) LTE
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.48%) Relational Database
2 45 (15.73%) SQL Server
3 27 (9.44%) RDBMS
4 25 (8.74%) MySQL
5 24 (8.39%) NoSQL
6 20 (6.99%) MongoDB
7 18 (6.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (6.29%) Hadoop
7 18 (6.29%) BigTable
8 15 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (4.55%) RavenDB
9 13 (4.55%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.75%) DB2
11 5 (1.75%) OLAP
11 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.05%) MS Access
13 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (15.03%) Visual Studio
2 33 (11.54%) Selenium
2 33 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 31 (10.84%) NUnit
4 26 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 19 (6.64%) Subversion
6 18 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (5.94%) JUnit
8 13 (4.55%) MSTest
8 13 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (4.20%) JBehave
9 12 (4.20%) WebDriver
9 12 (4.20%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (3.85%) Maven
11 6 (2.10%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.75%) Ant
13 4 (1.40%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.05%) RSpec
14 3 (1.05%) Log4j
General
1 31 (10.84%) Finance
2 27 (9.44%) Games
3 20 (6.99%) Banking
4 17 (5.94%) Retail
5 5 (1.75%) Marketing
6 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.05%) Advertising
7 3 (1.05%) Billing
7 3 (1.05%) Electronics
7 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.70%) Automotive
8 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 196 (68.53%) Developer
2 118 (41.26%) Software Engineer
3 88 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 53 (18.53%) Java Developer
5 45 (15.73%) Senior Developer
5 45 (15.73%) Senior Software Engineer
6 39 (13.64%) .NET Developer
7 29 (10.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 27 (9.44%) C# Developer
8 27 (9.44%) Junior
8 27 (9.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
10 23 (8.04%) Senior Software Developer
11 22 (7.69%) Programmer
11 22 (7.69%) Junior Developer
11 22 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (5.94%) C++ Developer
13 15 (5.24%) Web Developer
13 15 (5.24%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (4.90%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (41.61%) .NET
2 95 (33.22%) ASP.NET
3 94 (32.87%) HTML
4 93 (32.52%) CSS
5 47 (16.43%) Web Services
6 44 (15.38%) jQuery
6 44 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (15.03%) Ajax
8 41 (14.34%) J2EE
8 41 (14.34%) HTML5
9 37 (12.94%) XML
10 31 (10.84%) CSS3
11 30 (10.49%) WCF
12 27 (9.44%) .NET Framework
13 21 (7.34%) WPF
14 19 (6.64%) Silverlight
15 18 (6.29%) JSP
16 16 (5.59%) RESTful
17 13 (4.55%) Servlets
18 11 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 126 (44.06%) Computer Science
2 48 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (15.73%) Algorithms
4 23 (8.04%) Artificial Intelligence
5 19 (6.64%) Mobile App
6 17 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.50%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.80%) Physics
9 6 (2.10%) EPoS
9 6 (2.10%) EFT
9 6 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.75%) Kindle
11 4 (1.40%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.40%) Statistics
12 3 (1.05%) Web 2.0
13 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.70%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.35%) Machine to Machine
14 1 (0.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 93 (32.52%) Linux
2 71 (24.83%) UNIX
3 40 (13.99%) Windows
4 28 (9.79%) Apple iOS
5 27 (9.44%) Android
6 20 (6.99%) HPUX
7 17 (5.94%) AIX
8 8 (2.80%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (2.45%) CentOS
10 4 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.05%) Solaris
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.35%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (31.47%) OO
2 80 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (22.73%) MVC
4 51 (17.83%) TDD
4 51 (17.83%) Multithreading
5 36 (12.59%) Web Development
6 29 (10.14%) Scrum
7 28 (9.79%) BDD
8 24 (8.39%) OOD
9 22 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 18 (6.29%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.59%) OOP
12 14 (4.90%) Test Scripting
12 14 (4.90%) Web Application Development
13 13 (4.55%) CQRS
13 13 (4.55%) Software Architecture
13 13 (4.55%) Content Management
14 12 (4.20%) Automation Testing
15 10 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (3.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 143 (50.00%) C#
2 122 (42.66%) JavaScript
3 115 (40.21%) Java
4 94 (32.87%) C++
5 81 (28.32%) SQL
6 69 (24.13%) C
7 56 (19.58%) Python
8 25 (8.74%) PHP
9 22 (7.69%) Objective-C
10 21 (7.34%) VB
11 19 (6.64%) VB.NET
11 19 (6.64%) Shell Script
11 19 (6.64%) Scala
12 14 (4.90%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.50%) VB6
14 8 (2.80%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.75%) PHP5
16 4 (1.40%) Perl
16 4 (1.40%) Ada
Qualifications
1 143 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.45%) MCTS
3 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.45%) MCSD
3 7 (2.45%) MCSE
4 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.05%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.70%) CCNP
6 2 (0.70%) CCNA
6 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.94%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 53 (18.53%) Oracle
2 46 (16.08%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.85%) Zend
4 9 (3.15%) HP
5 5 (1.75%) Demandware
5 5 (1.75%) DataCash
5 5 (1.75%) Ogone
6 4 (1.40%) hybris
6 4 (1.40%) ATG
6 4 (1.40%) Google
7 3 (1.05%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.05%) Micro Focus
7 3 (1.05%) Sun
7 3 (1.05%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) SAP
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco
8 2 (0.70%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.70%) VMware
9 1 (0.35%) Sencha
9 1 (0.35%) EMC
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Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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