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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 46 29 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 29 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.90% 6.82% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 8.52% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 6
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -16.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
475 305 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.24% 80.05% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 344 225 211
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 30 (68.18%) Degree
2 28 (63.64%) Oracle
3 25 (56.82%) Relational Database
4 22 (50.00%) Linux
4 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 21 (47.73%) UNIX
5 21 (47.73%) C++
6 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 20 (45.45%) HPUX
6 20 (45.45%) RDBMS
6 20 (45.45%) Finance
7 18 (40.91%) HTML
7 18 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (38.64%) AIX
8 17 (38.64%) Shell Script
8 17 (38.64%) Banking
9 15 (34.09%) OO
9 15 (34.09%) Java
10 13 (29.55%) SQL
10 13 (29.55%) CSS
11 12 (27.27%) .NET
11 12 (27.27%) C#
12 11 (25.00%) C
12 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
13 10 (22.73%) Windows
14 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
14 9 (20.45%) HP
14 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
14 9 (20.45%) Subversion
14 9 (20.45%) Apple iOS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (6.82%) IIS
1 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.82%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) Network Security
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) Firewall
3 2 (4.55%) MPLS
3 2 (4.55%) OSPF
3 2 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (2.27%) RTP
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.27%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) Relational Database
2 20 (45.45%) RDBMS
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
4 8 (18.18%) MySQL
5 5 (11.36%) DB2
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Subversion
2 6 (13.64%) NUnit
3 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.82%) Log4j
4 3 (6.82%) Ant
4 3 (6.82%) JUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) Selenium
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 17 (38.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (81.82%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) C++ Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Software Developer
4 11 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (11.36%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Applications Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Lead Developer
8 4 (9.09%) C Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.82%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Product Specialist
9 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Tester
10 2 (4.55%) Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) QA Tester
10 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) HTML
2 13 (29.55%) CSS
3 12 (27.27%) .NET
4 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (18.18%) J2EE
6 7 (15.91%) JSON
6 7 (15.91%) HTML5
7 6 (13.64%) jQuery
7 6 (13.64%) SOAP
8 5 (11.36%) JSP
8 5 (11.36%) Web Services
8 5 (11.36%) XML
9 3 (6.82%) XSLT
9 3 (6.82%) JMS
9 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.82%) Spring
9 3 (6.82%) XMLBeans
9 3 (6.82%) Ajax
9 3 (6.82%) Servlets
9 3 (6.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.82%) Web 2.0
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) UNIX
3 20 (45.45%) HPUX
4 17 (38.64%) AIX
5 10 (22.73%) Windows
6 9 (20.45%) Apple iOS
7 8 (18.18%) Android
7 8 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (6.82%) Solaris
9 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) OO
2 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
3 8 (18.18%) Content Management
3 8 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 7 (15.91%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (15.91%) Web Development
4 7 (15.91%) OOD
5 6 (13.64%) OOP
6 5 (11.36%) Android Development
6 5 (11.36%) iOS Development
6 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.82%) Workflow
7 3 (6.82%) Process Management
8 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Network Design
8 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.55%) System Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) C++
2 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 17 (38.64%) Shell Script
4 15 (34.09%) Java
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 12 (27.27%) C#
7 11 (25.00%) C
8 7 (15.91%) PHP
9 3 (6.82%) XPath
10 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.36%) Demandware
4 5 (11.36%) DataCash
4 5 (11.36%) Ogone
5 4 (9.09%) hybris
5 4 (9.09%) ATG
6 3 (6.82%) Interwoven
6 3 (6.82%) Sun
6 3 (6.82%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
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