The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 28 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.22% 2.45% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.55% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 10
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £43,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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 Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
161 157 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 89.44% 96.32% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 135 113 170
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,600 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Stevenage

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 30 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 26 (83.87%) Python
3 24 (77.42%) OO
3 24 (77.42%) Java
4 23 (74.19%) C#
5 21 (67.74%) C
5 21 (67.74%) Linux
5 21 (67.74%) Degree
6 20 (64.52%) Computer Science
7 18 (58.06%) Multithreading
7 18 (58.06%) C++
7 18 (58.06%) UNIX
7 18 (58.06%) Algorithms
8 9 (29.03%) .NET
9 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 7 (22.58%) HTML
10 7 (22.58%) CSS
10 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 6 (19.35%) RSpec
11 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
11 6 (19.35%) MVC
11 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) Ruby
11 6 (19.35%) Ajax
11 6 (19.35%) Selenium
11 6 (19.35%) Web Services
11 6 (19.35%) UML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (3.23%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) LTE
2 1 (3.23%) ASN.1
2 1 (3.23%) UMTS
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) RSpec
2 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
2 6 (19.35%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) HTML5
3 6 (19.35%) Ajax
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 5 (16.13%) CakePHP
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.45%) GTK+
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Computer Science
2 18 (58.06%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Software Engineering
2 24 (77.42%) OO
3 18 (58.06%) Multithreading
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) UML
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) Product Management
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) System Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Python
2 24 (77.42%) Java
3 23 (74.19%) C#
4 21 (67.74%) C
5 18 (58.06%) C++
6 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) Ruby
7 6 (19.35%) PHP
8 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
9 2 (6.45%) SQL
9 2 (6.45%) VB
10 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Degree