The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 41 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.19% 1.56% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 1.61% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 15
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
UK excluding London average 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
547 497 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.99% 97.07% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 486 362 323
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 28 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 26 (89.66%) C
3 25 (86.21%) C++
4 20 (68.97%) Linux
5 18 (62.07%) Embedded C++
6 16 (55.17%) Degree
6 16 (55.17%) Computer Science
7 15 (51.72%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
8 10 (34.48%) OO
8 10 (34.48%) Embedded Software Development
9 9 (31.03%) C#
10 8 (27.59%) Python
10 8 (27.59%) Embedded C
10 8 (27.59%) Apple
10 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
10 8 (27.59%) Android
10 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
10 8 (27.59%) Android Development
10 8 (27.59%) iOS Development
10 8 (27.59%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
11 7 (24.14%) Intel
11 7 (24.14%) Java
12 4 (13.79%) Fintech
12 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (13.79%) SDLC
12 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
12 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
12 4 (13.79%) Physics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Fintech
3 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
3 4 (13.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Android
3 8 (27.59%) Apple iOS
4 4 (13.79%) AIX
4 4 (13.79%) HPUX
4 4 (13.79%) Unix
5 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 10 (34.48%) Embedded Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) OO
2 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Android Development
3 8 (27.59%) iOS Development
3 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.79%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Line Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) C
2 25 (86.21%) C++
3 18 (62.07%) Embedded C++
4 9 (31.03%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) Embedded C
5 8 (27.59%) Python
6 7 (24.14%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.90%) SQL
8 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) PhD
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Apple
2 7 (24.14%) Intel
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) HP
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