The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 129 132 162
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 15 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 7
Average salary £35,000 - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,293 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.32% +15.71%
Software Programmer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2269 1846 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.74% 96.45% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 1465 2499
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Programmer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Software Programmer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software Programmer
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 Programmer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 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 - 6 £23,500 -
Hertford - 1 £60,000 -
Software Programmer
East of England

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) OO
5 7 (46.67%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) NUnit
6 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) RESTful
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (40.00%) MSTest
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) Mingle
6 6 (40.00%) RavenDB
6 6 (40.00%) CSS3
6 6 (40.00%) Neo4j
6 6 (40.00%) CQRS

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Mingle
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) RavenDB
2 6 (40.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (40.00%) NUnit
1 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) MSTest
1 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 3 (20.00%) Advertising
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (13.33%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) XSLT
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) JDBC
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
6 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) CQRS
4 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft