The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 43 63 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -36
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.26% 2.54% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 2.98% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £41,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
454 537 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.61% 85.37% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 329 397 179
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Watford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) C
3 27 (42.19%) UNIX
4 26 (40.63%) C++
5 25 (39.06%) Degree
5 25 (39.06%) Computer Science
6 22 (34.38%) Finance
6 22 (34.38%) Oracle
7 21 (32.81%) OO
8 20 (31.25%) Java
9 19 (29.69%) C#
9 19 (29.69%) SQL
10 18 (28.13%) .NET
10 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
11 17 (26.56%) XML
12 16 (25.00%) HTML
12 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 15 (23.44%) Banking
14 14 (21.88%) Windows
14 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
14 14 (21.88%) CSS
14 14 (21.88%) RDBMS
14 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
15 12 (18.75%) WPF
16 11 (17.19%) Web Services
17 10 (15.63%) JSP
17 10 (15.63%) Informix
17 10 (15.63%) Python
17 10 (15.63%) TDD
17 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Liferay
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) JBoss
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.88%) RDBMS
2 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
3 10 (15.63%) Informix
4 6 (9.38%) MySQL
5 4 (6.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Maven
2 8 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.38%) LabVIEW
4 3 (4.69%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.56%) Ant
5 1 (1.56%) Log4j
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Developer
2 31 (48.44%) Software Engineer
3 17 (26.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (21.88%) Java Developer
5 13 (20.31%) Programmer
5 13 (20.31%) C# Developer
6 11 (17.19%) C++ Developer
6 11 (17.19%) C Software Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) .NET Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) C# Programmer
8 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.81%) WPF Developer
9 5 (7.81%) SQL Programmer
9 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Applications Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) .NET
2 17 (26.56%) XML
3 16 (25.00%) HTML
4 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
4 14 (21.88%) CSS
5 12 (18.75%) WPF
6 11 (17.19%) Web Services
7 10 (15.63%) JSP
8 9 (14.06%) J2EE
9 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
9 7 (10.94%) Spring
10 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
10 6 (9.38%) Struts
11 4 (6.25%) SOAP
12 3 (4.69%) XSL
12 3 (4.69%) J2SE
12 3 (4.69%) XML Schema
12 3 (4.69%) JSON
12 3 (4.69%) Ajax
12 3 (4.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
4 7 (10.94%) Physics
5 3 (4.69%) Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.56%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 27 (42.19%) UNIX
3 14 (21.88%) Windows
4 9 (14.06%) HPUX
5 8 (12.50%) AIX
6 5 (7.81%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) OO
2 10 (15.63%) TDD
3 9 (14.06%) SDLC
4 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.38%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.81%) OOP
6 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.81%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.69%) Web Development
8 2 (3.13%) Content Management
8 2 (3.13%) Scrum
8 2 (3.13%) B2B
8 2 (3.13%) MVC
8 2 (3.13%) UML
8 2 (3.13%) RUP
8 2 (3.13%) DSDM
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) C
2 26 (40.63%) C++
3 20 (31.25%) Java
4 19 (29.69%) C#
4 19 (29.69%) SQL
5 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 10 (15.63%) Python
7 8 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 7 (10.94%) Embedded C++
9 5 (7.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 5 (7.81%) VB
10 4 (6.25%) Perl
11 2 (3.13%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.13%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.56%) XPath
12 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) PhD
2 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Intel
3 4 (6.25%) ATG
3 4 (6.25%) hybris
3 4 (6.25%) Demandware
3 4 (6.25%) DataCash
3 4 (6.25%) Ogone
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Sun
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Perforce
6 1 (1.56%) Interwoven