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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 22 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 14.09% 3.06% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.09% 3.45% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 10
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
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 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
149 87 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 100.00% 88.78% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 141 80 201
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (98.15%) C#
3 33 (61.11%) .NET
3 33 (61.11%) Multithreading
4 32 (59.26%) ASP.NET
5 28 (51.85%) MVC
6 25 (46.30%) JavaScript
6 25 (46.30%) HTML
7 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 22 (40.74%) CSS
8 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (38.89%) HTML5
9 21 (38.89%) C++
9 21 (38.89%) Degree
10 20 (37.04%) Computer Science
10 20 (37.04%) Java
10 20 (37.04%) UNIX
10 20 (37.04%) C
10 20 (37.04%) OO
10 20 (37.04%) Python
10 20 (37.04%) Linux
10 20 (37.04%) Algorithms
11 19 (35.19%) Oracle
11 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (35.19%) WCF
12 18 (33.33%) Silverlight
12 18 (33.33%) Ajax
12 18 (33.33%) TDD
12 18 (33.33%) NUnit

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 18 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (18.52%) CMS
3 6 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (11.11%) EPiServer CMS
4 4 (7.41%) Kentico
5 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (33.33%) NUnit
2 18 (33.33%) Selenium
2 18 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (61.11%) .NET
2 32 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 25 (46.30%) HTML
4 22 (40.74%) CSS
4 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (38.89%) HTML5
6 19 (35.19%) WCF
7 18 (33.33%) Silverlight
7 18 (33.33%) jQuery
7 18 (33.33%) CSS3
7 18 (33.33%) Ajax
8 13 (24.07%) XML
8 13 (24.07%) XSLT
8 13 (24.07%) WebSockets
9 10 (18.52%) WinForms
9 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (7.41%) Google Maps API
11 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Computer Science
1 20 (37.04%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) UNIX
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (61.11%) Multithreading
3 28 (51.85%) MVC
4 20 (37.04%) OO
5 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.33%) TDD
6 18 (33.33%) Scrum
6 18 (33.33%) OOD
7 13 (24.07%) SOA
7 13 (24.07%) Low Latency
7 13 (24.07%) Web Development
8 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (98.15%) C#
2 25 (46.30%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.89%) C++
4 20 (37.04%) Java
4 20 (37.04%) Python
4 20 (37.04%) C
5 13 (24.07%) Objective-C
5 13 (24.07%) PL/SQL
5 13 (24.07%) SQL
6 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.19%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) EPiServer
3 6 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.56%) AppDynamics
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