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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 29 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 37 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.57% 5.38% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 6.47% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 27
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
521 402 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 92.54% 83.23% 85.76%
Number of salaries quoted 444 335 405
Median salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 11 December 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 52 (77.61%) Java
2 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
2 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (58.21%) Node.js
4 36 (53.73%) Web Services
4 36 (53.73%) Scrum
5 32 (47.76%) OO
5 32 (47.76%) RESTful
6 31 (46.27%) C++
7 30 (44.78%) HTML
8 23 (34.33%) jQuery
8 23 (34.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (34.33%) gulp
9 22 (32.84%) ES6
9 22 (32.84%) WebDriver
9 22 (32.84%) OOP
10 21 (31.34%) JBehave
11 20 (29.85%) C#
12 19 (28.36%) REST
13 18 (26.87%) Degree
14 17 (25.37%) CSS
14 17 (25.37%) HTML5
15 16 (23.88%) SQL
15 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
16 15 (22.39%) Physics
17 14 (20.90%) Spring
17 14 (20.90%) TDD
17 14 (20.90%) XML
18 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
18 13 (19.40%) Maven

Software Engineering
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 10 (14.93%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.99%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) SNMP
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.99%) Informix
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) gulp
2 22 (32.84%) WebDriver
3 21 (31.34%) JBehave
4 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
4 13 (19.40%) Maven
5 12 (17.91%) JUnit
5 12 (17.91%) Karma Test Runner
5 12 (17.91%) LabVIEW
6 11 (16.42%) Bitbucket
6 11 (16.42%) Selenium
7 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
8 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
8 7 (10.45%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (71.64%) Developer
2 27 (40.30%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (19.40%) Java Developer
5 11 (16.42%) JavaScript Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Software Developer
7 9 (13.43%) Java Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Test Engineer
8 8 (11.94%) C++ Developer
9 7 (10.45%) C++ Software Developer
10 6 (8.96%) QA Automation Engineer
10 6 (8.96%) QA Engineer
10 6 (8.96%) QA Test Engineer
10 6 (8.96%) Software QA Engineer
11 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
12 3 (4.48%) Electronics Engineer
12 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
12 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (58.21%) Node.js
2 36 (53.73%) Web Services
3 32 (47.76%) RESTful
4 30 (44.78%) HTML
5 23 (34.33%) jQuery
5 23 (34.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (28.36%) REST
7 17 (25.37%) CSS
7 17 (25.37%) HTML5
8 14 (20.90%) Spring
8 14 (20.90%) XML
9 13 (19.40%) AngularJS
9 13 (19.40%) lodash
10 12 (17.91%) CodeMirror
10 12 (17.91%) D3.js
10 12 (17.91%) JAX-RS
11 10 (14.93%) Backbone.js
11 10 (14.93%) React
12 8 (11.94%) ZeroMQ
13 7 (10.45%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
2 15 (22.39%) Physics
3 9 (13.43%) RIA
4 8 (11.94%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Android
3 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (53.73%) Scrum
3 32 (47.76%) OO
4 22 (32.84%) OOP
5 14 (20.90%) TDD
6 11 (16.42%) BDD
6 11 (16.42%) QA Automation
6 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
7 10 (14.93%) Multithreading
7 10 (14.93%) Web Development
8 9 (13.43%) MVC
9 8 (11.94%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (10.45%) Image Processing
10 7 (10.45%) OOD
11 6 (8.96%) API Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Front End Development
12 3 (4.48%) Android Development
12 3 (4.48%) Data Acquisition
12 3 (4.48%) iOS Development
12 3 (4.48%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (77.61%) Java
2 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
3 31 (46.27%) C++
4 22 (32.84%) ES6
5 20 (29.85%) C#
6 16 (23.88%) SQL
7 10 (14.93%) Python
8 9 (13.43%) Ruby
8 9 (13.43%) Scala
9 8 (11.94%) C
10 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.99%) Perl
12 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.49%) Groovy
12 1 (1.49%) VB
12 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) QA
2 10 (14.93%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle
2 2 (2.99%) Perforce
3 1 (1.49%) Dell
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Sage
3 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
3 1 (1.49%) Symantec
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