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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 46 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.18% 7.03% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 9.18% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 7
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
454 294 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.55% 76.56% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 318 218 203
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £59,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 31 (81.58%) Degree
2 28 (73.68%) Computer Science
3 27 (71.05%) Oracle
4 26 (68.42%) Relational Database
5 25 (65.79%) Linux
5 25 (65.79%) Finance
6 24 (63.16%) RDBMS
6 24 (63.16%) UNIX
7 23 (60.53%) Banking
8 22 (57.89%) C++
9 20 (52.63%) HPUX
9 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (50.00%) AIX
10 19 (50.00%) Shell Script
11 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
12 12 (31.58%) HTML
12 12 (31.58%) Java
12 12 (31.58%) C
12 12 (31.58%) OO
13 10 (26.32%) HP
14 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
14 9 (23.68%) Windows
14 9 (23.68%) C#
14 9 (23.68%) .NET
15 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
15 8 (21.05%) SQL
15 8 (21.05%) Android
15 8 (21.05%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (21.05%) Web Application Development
16 7 (18.42%) Mobile App

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) OSPF
2 1 (2.63%) BGP
2 1 (2.63%) RTP
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) RTSP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (68.42%) Relational Database
2 24 (63.16%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.53%) Informix
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Subversion
2 6 (15.79%) NUnit
3 5 (13.16%) Maven
3 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) Log4j
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (65.79%) Finance
2 23 (60.53%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) C++ Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Software Developer
4 10 (26.32%) C++ Software Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (18.42%) C Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Programmer
9 3 (7.89%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Java Programmer
10 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
10 2 (5.26%) Tester
10 2 (5.26%) Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
11 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
11 1 (2.63%) C++ Programmer
11 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.42%) Web Services
4 7 (18.42%) HTML5
5 5 (13.16%) Spring
5 5 (13.16%) JSON
5 5 (13.16%) Struts
5 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
6 4 (10.53%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) JSP
7 3 (7.89%) CSS
7 3 (7.89%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) WCF
8 2 (5.26%) WPF
8 2 (5.26%) LINQ
8 2 (5.26%) iOS SDK
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.26%) Android SDK
9 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (73.68%) Computer Science
2 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) UNIX
3 20 (52.63%) HPUX
4 19 (50.00%) AIX
5 9 (23.68%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
6 8 (21.05%) Android
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) OO
2 8 (21.05%) Web Application Development
3 7 (18.42%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (18.42%) OOD
3 7 (18.42%) Web Development
4 5 (13.16%) Android Development
4 5 (13.16%) iOS Development
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.26%) System Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) Demand Management
7 1 (2.63%) Content Management
7 1 (2.63%) Network Design
7 1 (2.63%) OOP
7 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C++
2 19 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) Java
4 12 (31.58%) C
5 9 (23.68%) C#
6 8 (21.05%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Sun
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
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