The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 30 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 73 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.68% 1.51% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.59% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £48,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
564 314 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.58% 94.86% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 409 239 228
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Watford

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Watford

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (50.00%) Retail
4 5 (50.00%) NFC
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 5 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 5 (50.00%) Validation
4 5 (50.00%) Middleware
4 5 (50.00%) Smartcard
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) EPoS
6 2 (20.00%) EFTPOS
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (20.00%) AIX
6 2 (20.00%) HPUX
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) NFC
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) RTP
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
1 5 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) EPoS
3 2 (20.00%) EFTPOS
4 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Macrovision