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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 35 45 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.63% 6.38% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 7.23% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 17
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,750 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
392 484 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.53% 88.16% 88.33%
Number of salaries quoted 338 351 419
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 30 (55.56%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) C++
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) Scrum
3 25 (46.30%) RESTful
4 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 20 (37.04%) C
6 19 (35.19%) OO
6 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
7 18 (33.33%) Web Services
8 17 (31.48%) OOP
9 13 (24.07%) LabVIEW
9 13 (24.07%) HTML
10 12 (22.22%) C#
10 12 (22.22%) HTML5
11 10 (18.52%) JPA
11 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
11 10 (18.52%) Physics
11 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
11 10 (18.52%) SDLC
11 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
11 10 (18.52%) Spring
11 10 (18.52%) Maven
11 10 (18.52%) PhD
11 10 (18.52%) Python
12 9 (16.67%) CSS
12 9 (16.67%) Node.js
12 9 (16.67%) CSS3
12 9 (16.67%) Bitbucket
12 9 (16.67%) AngularJS

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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MS Access
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.07%) LabVIEW
3 10 (18.52%) Maven
4 9 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 8 (14.81%) gulp
5 8 (14.81%) JUnit
5 8 (14.81%) Subversion
6 6 (11.11%) JBehave
6 6 (11.11%) Selenium
6 6 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.96%) Electronics
2 4 (7.41%) Military
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (31.48%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (31.48%) Software Engineer
4 12 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 12 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 10 (18.52%) C Software Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Developer
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
6 9 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) QA Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) RESTful
2 18 (33.33%) Web Services
3 13 (24.07%) HTML
4 12 (22.22%) HTML5
5 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
5 10 (18.52%) JPA
5 10 (18.52%) Spring
6 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 9 (16.67%) CSS
6 9 (16.67%) CSS3
6 9 (16.67%) jQuery
6 9 (16.67%) Node.js
7 8 (14.81%) lodash
7 8 (14.81%) REST
7 8 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (14.81%) XML
8 5 (9.26%) Gherkin
9 4 (7.41%) Classic ASP
9 4 (7.41%) JFC
10 3 (5.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
1 10 (18.52%) Mathematics
1 10 (18.52%) Physics
2 6 (11.11%) RIA
3 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) Scrum
3 19 (35.19%) OO
4 17 (31.48%) OOP
5 10 (18.52%) SDLC
6 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
8 6 (11.11%) BDD
8 6 (11.11%) QA Automation
8 6 (11.11%) TDD
9 5 (9.26%) API Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Line Management
9 5 (9.26%) Project Management
10 4 (7.41%) Web Design
11 2 (3.70%) Digital Signal Processing
11 2 (3.70%) Signal Processing
11 2 (3.70%) Web Development
12 1 (1.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) C++
3 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 20 (37.04%) C
5 12 (22.22%) C#
6 10 (18.52%) Python
7 8 (14.81%) Scala
7 8 (14.81%) SQL
8 7 (12.96%) Embedded C++
9 4 (7.41%) VB
9 4 (7.41%) VBA
10 1 (1.85%) ES6
10 1 (1.85%) Ruby
10 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) PhD
2 9 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
1 6 (11.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Intel
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
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