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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 54 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 19 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.58% 7.07% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 9.19% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 12
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
440 283 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.02% 76.90% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 303 207 191
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 32 (84.21%) Degree
2 30 (78.95%) Computer Science
3 28 (73.68%) Linux
4 27 (71.05%) Finance
5 26 (68.42%) Oracle
6 25 (65.79%) UNIX
6 25 (65.79%) RDBMS
6 25 (65.79%) Banking
6 25 (65.79%) Relational Database
7 23 (60.53%) C++
8 18 (47.37%) AIX
8 18 (47.37%) HPUX
8 18 (47.37%) Shell Script
9 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
10 14 (36.84%) HTML
10 14 (36.84%) Java
10 14 (36.84%) OO
11 11 (28.95%) C
12 10 (26.32%) HP
13 9 (23.68%) C#
13 9 (23.68%) .NET
13 9 (23.68%) Web Services
13 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
14 8 (21.05%) Web Application Development
14 8 (21.05%) Android
14 8 (21.05%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (21.05%) Windows
14 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
15 7 (18.42%) JSP
15 7 (18.42%) Struts

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) NFC
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) RTSP
2 1 (2.63%) RTP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) RDBMS
1 25 (65.79%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) Informix
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
1 7 (18.42%) Maven
2 6 (15.79%) Subversion
2 6 (15.79%) NUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (71.05%) Finance
2 25 (65.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) C++ Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Software Developer
4 10 (26.32%) C++ Software Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Programmer
5 7 (18.42%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) C Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Java Programmer
8 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.42%) JSP
4 7 (18.42%) Struts
4 7 (18.42%) Spring
4 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
4 7 (18.42%) HTML5
5 4 (10.53%) JSON
6 3 (7.89%) WCF
6 3 (7.89%) SOAP
7 2 (5.26%) XML
7 2 (5.26%) CSS
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware
7 2 (5.26%) WPF
7 2 (5.26%) LINQ
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.26%) iOS SDK
7 2 (5.26%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 30 (78.95%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Smartcard
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) UNIX
3 18 (47.37%) AIX
3 18 (47.37%) HPUX
4 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
5 8 (21.05%) Android
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (21.05%) Windows
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) OO
2 8 (21.05%) Web Application Development
3 7 (18.42%) OOD
3 7 (18.42%) TDD
3 7 (18.42%) Web Development
3 7 (18.42%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (13.16%) Android Development
4 5 (13.16%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.26%) Validation
5 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.63%) Demand Management
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C++
2 18 (47.37%) Shell Script
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 14 (36.84%) Java
5 11 (28.95%) C
6 9 (23.68%) C#
7 7 (18.42%) PHP
8 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
9 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (84.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
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