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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 61 42 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.69% 3.67% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 3.75% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 6
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
555 453 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.02% 97.84% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 474 385 452
Median salary £51,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Sage
1 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec