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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 40 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 26 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.85% 4.63% 8.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 5.91% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 26
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
410 440 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 76.49% 78.43% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 300 338 203
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 29 (50.88%) Oracle
2 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
3 27 (47.37%) Java
3 27 (47.37%) UNIX
3 27 (47.37%) Linux
4 25 (43.86%) SQL Server
5 24 (42.11%) SQL
5 24 (42.11%) CSS
6 23 (40.35%) HTML
6 23 (40.35%) OO
7 22 (38.60%) Degree
8 20 (35.09%) J2EE
9 18 (31.58%) MySQL
9 18 (31.58%) JSP
9 18 (31.58%) Finance
10 16 (28.07%) Windows
10 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
11 15 (26.32%) XML
12 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
12 14 (24.56%) C#
12 14 (24.56%) C++
12 14 (24.56%) .NET
12 14 (24.56%) Computer Science
12 14 (24.56%) Banking
13 13 (22.81%) Content Management
13 13 (22.81%) Web Services
13 13 (22.81%) OOP
13 13 (22.81%) RDBMS
13 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
14 12 (21.05%) DataCash

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 12 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.02%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (5.26%) JBoss
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
2 4 (7.02%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.58%) MySQL
3 13 (22.81%) RDBMS
3 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
4 12 (21.05%) DB2
5 6 (10.53%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Maven
2 10 (17.54%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.77%) JUnit
4 4 (7.02%) Ant
4 4 (7.02%) Log4j
4 4 (7.02%) Subversion
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (89.47%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.81%) C++ Developer
3 13 (22.81%) C# Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Applications Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Software Engineer
5 10 (17.54%) Programmer
6 9 (15.79%) Lead Developer
7 8 (14.04%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) C# Programmer
8 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
9 5 (8.77%) WPF Developer
9 5 (8.77%) SQL Programmer
10 4 (7.02%) Java Applications Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (5.26%) Java Programmer
11 3 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
11 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.11%) CSS
2 23 (40.35%) HTML
3 20 (35.09%) J2EE
4 18 (31.58%) JSP
5 15 (26.32%) XML
6 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
6 14 (24.56%) .NET
7 13 (22.81%) Web Services
8 12 (21.05%) WPF
9 10 (17.54%) Hibernate
9 10 (17.54%) Spring
10 9 (15.79%) Struts
11 6 (10.53%) SOAP
11 6 (10.53%) Ajax
11 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
11 6 (10.53%) JSON
12 5 (8.77%) jQuery
13 4 (7.02%) REST
13 4 (7.02%) Servlets
13 4 (7.02%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Web 2.0
4 3 (5.26%) Derivative
5 2 (3.51%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) UNIX
1 27 (47.37%) Linux
2 16 (28.07%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) HPUX
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
4 4 (7.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) OO
2 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
3 13 (22.81%) Content Management
3 13 (22.81%) OOP
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (5.26%) Web Development
7 2 (3.51%) WFM
7 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.51%) Time Management
7 2 (3.51%) ERP
7 2 (3.51%) B2B
7 2 (3.51%) Service Management
7 2 (3.51%) MVC
8 1 (1.75%) Validation
8 1 (1.75%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) JavaScript
2 27 (47.37%) Java
3 24 (42.11%) SQL
4 14 (24.56%) C#
4 14 (24.56%) C++
5 10 (17.54%) C
6 8 (14.04%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.77%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 5 (8.77%) VB
8 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.02%) XPath
9 2 (3.51%) VBScript
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (50.88%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) ATG
2 12 (21.05%) hybris
2 12 (21.05%) Demandware
2 12 (21.05%) DataCash
2 12 (21.05%) Ogone
3 4 (7.02%) Interwoven
3 4 (7.02%) IBM
3 4 (7.02%) Sun
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Perforce
5 1 (1.75%) HP
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35k to £70k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago