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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 44 53 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 21 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.28% 2.79% 8.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 3.35% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 23
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £40,000 £37,500
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
381 508 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.60% 83.28% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 268 377 189
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 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 25 (45.45%) Linux
2 23 (41.82%) UNIX
2 23 (41.82%) OO
3 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.18%) Java
4 21 (38.18%) Oracle
5 20 (36.36%) SQL
6 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
6 19 (34.55%) Degree
7 18 (32.73%) C++
7 18 (32.73%) CSS
8 17 (30.91%) HTML
8 17 (30.91%) Finance
9 16 (29.09%) C
9 16 (29.09%) C#
9 16 (29.09%) .NET
10 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
11 14 (25.45%) J2EE
11 14 (25.45%) JSP
11 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
11 14 (25.45%) Windows
12 13 (23.64%) XML
13 12 (21.82%) Banking
13 12 (21.82%) WPF
14 11 (20.00%) Web Services
15 10 (18.18%) MySQL
15 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
15 10 (18.18%) Maven
15 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (16.36%) TDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Liferay
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) MySQL
3 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
3 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
4 8 (14.55%) DB2
5 6 (10.91%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Maven
2 8 (14.55%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.45%) JUnit
4 2 (3.64%) Ant
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.64%) Log4j
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (85.45%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Software Engineer
3 14 (25.45%) Java Developer
4 13 (23.64%) C++ Developer
4 13 (23.64%) C# Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Programmer
6 9 (16.36%) Applications Developer
7 8 (14.55%) .NET Developer
7 8 (14.55%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (12.73%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (10.91%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (10.91%) C# Programmer
10 5 (9.09%) WPF Developer
10 5 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
10 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
11 4 (7.27%) Java Applications Developer
12 3 (5.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 3 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) CSS
2 17 (30.91%) HTML
3 16 (29.09%) .NET
4 14 (25.45%) J2EE
4 14 (25.45%) JSP
4 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
5 13 (23.64%) XML
6 12 (21.82%) WPF
7 11 (20.00%) Web Services
8 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
8 8 (14.55%) Spring
9 7 (12.73%) Struts
10 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.27%) SOAP
11 4 (7.27%) Ajax
11 4 (7.27%) JSON
12 3 (5.45%) jQuery
12 3 (5.45%) XML Schema
12 3 (5.45%) J2SE
12 3 (5.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.45%) Physics
4 3 (5.45%) Derivative
5 2 (3.64%) Online Gambling
5 2 (3.64%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Linux
2 23 (41.82%) UNIX
3 14 (25.45%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) HPUX
5 2 (3.64%) AIX
5 2 (3.64%) Solaris
5 2 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) OO
2 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.36%) TDD
3 9 (16.36%) OOP
4 7 (12.73%) Content Management
5 6 (10.91%) SDLC
6 3 (5.45%) Web Development
7 2 (3.64%) UML
7 2 (3.64%) RUP
7 2 (3.64%) DSDM
7 2 (3.64%) B2B
7 2 (3.64%) MVC
7 2 (3.64%) Scrum
7 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (38.18%) Java
3 20 (36.36%) SQL
4 18 (32.73%) C++
5 16 (29.09%) C
5 16 (29.09%) C#
6 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
7 5 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 5 (9.09%) VB
8 4 (7.27%) Embedded C++
9 3 (5.45%) Python
10 2 (3.64%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.64%) XPath
11 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) PhD
2 2 (3.64%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Oracle
2 8 (14.55%) Demandware
2 8 (14.55%) hybris
2 8 (14.55%) ATG
2 8 (14.55%) DataCash
2 8 (14.55%) Ogone
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Sun
3 2 (3.64%) Intel
3 2 (3.64%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.82%) Perforce
4 1 (1.82%) HP
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