The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Letchworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 8 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 15.38% 1.65% 6.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 1.67% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £29,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Letchworth 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
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
36 180 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 92.31% 98.90% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 167 71
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Letchworth

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Letchworth

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Letchworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Letchworth region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Letchworth

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Letchworth region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) MSTest
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) HND
4 2 (28.57%) Linux

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Letchworth region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) MSTest
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) GCC
2 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) STL
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) MFC
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (28.57%) HND
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft