The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 34 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 5.00% 17.93% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 18.06% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 2
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 St Albans 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
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
136 144 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 97.14% 99.31% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 127 137 74
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in St Albans

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (85.71%) Degree
2 24 (85.71%) Mathematics
3 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (82.14%) C#
3 23 (82.14%) .NET
3 23 (82.14%) Multithreading
4 22 (78.57%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (71.43%) MVC
5 20 (71.43%) HTML
5 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
6 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
6 19 (67.86%) CSS
6 19 (67.86%) Scrum
6 19 (67.86%) TDD
6 19 (67.86%) CSS3
6 19 (67.86%) AngularJS
6 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (67.86%) HTML5
6 19 (67.86%) Low Latency
7 17 (60.71%) Kafka
7 17 (60.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (53.57%) WebSockets
8 15 (53.57%) TeamCity
8 15 (53.57%) WCF
8 15 (53.57%) jQuery
8 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (53.57%) Ajax
8 15 (53.57%) Web Development

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the St Albans 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) JBoss
1 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (46.43%) Redis
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) NUnit
1 15 (53.57%) TeamCity
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) Moq
4 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (71.43%) HTML
4 19 (67.86%) AngularJS
4 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
4 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (67.86%) CSS
4 19 (67.86%) CSS3
4 19 (67.86%) HTML5
5 17 (60.71%) Kafka
6 15 (53.57%) Ajax
6 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (53.57%) jQuery
6 15 (53.57%) WCF
6 15 (53.57%) WebSockets
7 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 14 (50.00%) SignalR
8 10 (35.71%) Web Services
8 10 (35.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) Multithreading
3 20 (71.43%) MVC
4 19 (67.86%) Low Latency
4 19 (67.86%) Scrum
4 19 (67.86%) TDD
5 15 (53.57%) OOD
5 15 (53.57%) Web Development
6 11 (39.29%) Mobile Development
6 11 (39.29%) Open Source
6 11 (39.29%) SOA
7 9 (32.14%) CQRS
8 4 (14.29%) BDD
8 4 (14.29%) Coaching
8 4 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (85.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
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