The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 10 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 4 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 10.81% 9.30% 23.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.79% 15.84% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 20
Average salary £29,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.31% +12.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Letchworth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 101 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 78.38% 58.72% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 101 52
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 20 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Letchworth

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) NUnit
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) MSTest
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) MSTest
2 2 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
3 1 (12.50%) GCC
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Junior
2 5 (62.50%) Junior Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Junior Software Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft