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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 37 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.09% 6.76% 6.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 7.83% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 27
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
449 447 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 79.89% 86.29% 79.35%
Number of salaries quoted 393 319 244
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 35 (79.55%) C++
2 33 (75.00%) C
3 25 (56.82%) Linux
4 22 (50.00%) Degree
5 21 (47.73%) Embedded C++
6 18 (40.91%) Computer Science
7 15 (34.09%) Software Testing
7 15 (34.09%) Embedded Linux
7 15 (34.09%) OO
8 13 (29.55%) C#
8 13 (29.55%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (22.73%) Python
9 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
10 9 (20.45%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (20.45%) Java
11 8 (18.18%) Embedded C
11 8 (18.18%) Apple
11 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
11 8 (18.18%) Android
11 8 (18.18%) Android Development
11 8 (18.18%) iOS Development
12 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
12 7 (15.91%) Intel
12 7 (15.91%) Electronics
12 7 (15.91%) Finance
12 7 (15.91%) LabVIEW
12 7 (15.91%) Unix
13 6 (13.64%) .NET
13 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
13 6 (13.64%) Project Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Informix
4 1 (2.27%) MS Access
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.91%) Electronics
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Software Engineer
2 18 (40.91%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (25.00%) Developer
5 10 (22.73%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (22.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Android Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Android Software Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.82%) C Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Unix Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
3 3 (6.82%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.55%) JPA
4 2 (4.55%) jQuery
4 2 (4.55%) RESTful
4 2 (4.55%) Spring
4 2 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.36%) Physics
4 4 (9.09%) Fintech
5 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Linux
2 15 (34.09%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Android
3 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 7 (15.91%) Unix
5 4 (9.09%) AIX
5 4 (9.09%) HPUX
6 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) OO
1 15 (34.09%) Software Testing
2 13 (29.55%) Embedded Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 8 (18.18%) Android Development
4 8 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Line Management
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 5 (11.36%) SDLC
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (4.55%) MVVM
8 2 (4.55%) OOP
8 2 (4.55%) Process Management
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) Workflow
9 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) C++
2 33 (75.00%) C
3 21 (47.73%) Embedded C++
4 13 (29.55%) C#
5 10 (22.73%) Python
6 9 (20.45%) Java
7 8 (18.18%) Embedded C
8 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
9 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
11 2 (4.55%) Scala
11 2 (4.55%) SQL
12 1 (2.27%) Perl
12 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Apple
2 7 (15.91%) Intel
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) HP
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago