The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 47 64 74
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.43% 1.01% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.01% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Median salary £34,000 £30,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.47% +1.66%
UK excluding London median 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 Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
478 493 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.35% 99.60% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 401 362 473
Median salary £46,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) C++
1 24 (100.00%) C
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (70.83%) Computer Science
3 13 (54.17%) Embedded C++
4 12 (50.00%) Degree
5 10 (41.67%) Mathematics
5 10 (41.67%) Physics
5 10 (41.67%) LabVIEW
5 10 (41.67%) PhD
5 10 (41.67%) SDLC
6 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (29.17%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) OO
8 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 6 (25.00%) Apple
9 6 (25.00%) Android Development
9 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
9 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (25.00%) Android
9 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 6 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (20.83%) Line Management
10 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Project Management
10 5 (20.83%) Electronics
11 2 (8.33%) Intel
11 2 (8.33%) Python

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 10 (41.67%) Physics
3 6 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Android
3 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) SDLC
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) OO
3 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Android Development
4 6 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Line Management
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (54.17%) Embedded C++
3 6 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle