The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Letchworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Letchworth region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 16 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 9.25% 23.81% 22.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.84% 35.71% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 2
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 56 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 58.38% 66.67% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 101 52 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Letchworth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Letchworth

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Letchworth

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Letchworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Letchworth region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Letchworth

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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 39 (97.50%) C#
2 21 (52.50%) HTML
2 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (47.50%) C++
4 19 (47.50%) WPF
4 19 (47.50%) MVVM
5 14 (35.00%) Retail
5 14 (35.00%) Ajax
5 14 (35.00%) Web Development
5 14 (35.00%) CSS
6 13 (32.50%) IIS
6 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
6 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
6 13 (32.50%) Oracle
6 13 (32.50%) T-SQL
6 13 (32.50%) .NET
6 13 (32.50%) MVC
6 13 (32.50%) Web Services
6 13 (32.50%) ISO 9001
6 13 (32.50%) WCF
6 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (32.50%) jQuery
7 12 (30.00%) MFC
8 11 (27.50%) WinForms
9 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
9 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
9 7 (17.50%) XML
9 7 (17.50%) Java

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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 13 (32.50%) IIS
2 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
1 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.50%) JUnit
2 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (35.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 21 (52.50%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Software Development Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Development Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Software Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Graduate
5 4 (10.00%) WPF Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Web Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) WPF
3 14 (35.00%) Ajax
3 14 (35.00%) CSS
4 13 (32.50%) .NET
4 13 (32.50%) Web Services
4 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
4 13 (32.50%) WCF
4 13 (32.50%) jQuery
4 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (30.00%) MFC
6 11 (27.50%) WinForms
7 7 (17.50%) XML
8 1 (2.50%) XHTML
8 1 (2.50%) SOAP
8 1 (2.50%) Laravel
8 1 (2.50%) Symfony
8 1 (2.50%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) MVVM
2 14 (35.00%) Web Development
3 13 (32.50%) MVC
4 1 (2.50%) OOP
4 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) C#
2 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (47.50%) C++
5 13 (32.50%) T-SQL
6 7 (17.50%) Java
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.50%) TickIT
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Zend