The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank - 131 154
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.095% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2378 1988 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.85% 94.26% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1982 1577 2036
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Programmer
East of England

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Hertfordshire region.

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Programmer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Software Programmer in their job title 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 with Software Programmer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Degree

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Software Programmer in their job title 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 with Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Games
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
2 1 (7.14%) OOP
2 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle