The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Stevenage region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 23 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.06% 5.92% 10.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% 6.47% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 14
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 139 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 93.94% 91.45% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 99 76 123
Average salary £37,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.30% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Hertfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (87.50%) Java
2 28 (87.50%) OO
2 28 (87.50%) Python
3 27 (84.38%) C#
4 23 (71.88%) C
4 23 (71.88%) Linux
5 22 (68.75%) C++
5 22 (68.75%) UNIX
5 22 (68.75%) Degree
5 22 (68.75%) Computer Science
5 22 (68.75%) Multithreading
6 9 (28.13%) .NET
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) HTML
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 6 (18.75%) Ruby
8 6 (18.75%) Ajax
8 6 (18.75%) Selenium
8 6 (18.75%) MVC
8 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (18.75%) UML
8 6 (18.75%) PHP
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) MySQL
8 6 (18.75%) RSpec
8 6 (18.75%) HTML5
8 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
9 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.13%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) UMTS
1 1 (3.13%) FTP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) RTP
1 1 (3.13%) ASN.1
1 1 (3.13%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
1 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
1 6 (18.75%) RSpec
1 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.63%) Subversion
2 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (6.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) CSS
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 6 (18.75%) Ajax
3 6 (18.75%) HTML5
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (15.63%) CakePHP
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (87.50%) OO
3 22 (68.75%) Multithreading
4 6 (18.75%) MVC
4 6 (18.75%) UML
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) Java
1 28 (87.50%) Python
2 27 (84.38%) C#
3 23 (71.88%) C
4 22 (68.75%) C++
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.75%) PHP
6 6 (18.75%) Ruby
7 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (6.25%) VB
9 1 (3.13%) SQL
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Degree
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