The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 63 33 52
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 15 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.58% 7.74% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 9.92% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 13
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
498 252 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.57% 78.02% 76.68%
Number of salaries quoted 347 184 176
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
Hertfordshire

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 28 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 36 (80.00%) Degree
2 35 (77.78%) Finance
2 35 (77.78%) Linux
3 34 (75.56%) Computer Science
4 29 (64.44%) Banking
4 29 (64.44%) Relational Database
4 29 (64.44%) RDBMS
4 29 (64.44%) UNIX
4 29 (64.44%) Oracle
5 25 (55.56%) C++
6 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
7 19 (42.22%) HTML
7 19 (42.22%) OO
8 18 (40.00%) AIX
8 18 (40.00%) HPUX
8 18 (40.00%) Java
8 18 (40.00%) Shell Script
9 14 (31.11%) C
10 13 (28.89%) Web Services
11 12 (26.67%) TDD
12 11 (24.44%) Spring
12 11 (24.44%) Maven
12 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
12 11 (24.44%) Struts
12 11 (24.44%) JSP
12 11 (24.44%) Informix
12 11 (24.44%) Eclipse
13 10 (22.22%) HP
14 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 9 (20.00%) .NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) NFC
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) RTSP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) RTP
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) Relational Database
1 29 (64.44%) RDBMS
2 11 (24.44%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Maven
1 11 (24.44%) Eclipse
2 6 (13.33%) Subversion
2 6 (13.33%) NUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (77.78%) Finance
2 29 (64.44%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Programmer
4 11 (24.44%) Software Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Java Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) C++ Software Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Java Programmer
7 7 (15.56%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (13.33%) C Developer
9 5 (11.11%) C++ Programmer
10 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.44%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Android Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) HTML
2 13 (28.89%) Web Services
3 11 (24.44%) Spring
3 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
3 11 (24.44%) Struts
3 11 (24.44%) JSP
4 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.00%) .NET
5 8 (17.78%) HTML5
6 5 (11.11%) JSON
6 5 (11.11%) Middleware
7 4 (8.89%) WCF
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.67%) Android SDK
8 3 (6.67%) CSS
8 3 (6.67%) SOAP
9 2 (4.44%) XML
9 2 (4.44%) iOS SDK
9 2 (4.44%) WPF
9 2 (4.44%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (75.56%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (11.11%) Smartcard
4 2 (4.44%) EPoS
4 2 (4.44%) EFTPOS
5 1 (2.22%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) UNIX
3 18 (40.00%) AIX
3 18 (40.00%) HPUX
4 9 (20.00%) Android
4 9 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (17.78%) Windows
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) OO
2 12 (26.67%) TDD
3 8 (17.78%) Web Application Development
3 8 (17.78%) Web Development
4 7 (15.56%) OOD
4 7 (15.56%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (13.33%) Android Development
6 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 5 (11.11%) Validation
7 1 (2.22%) Scrum
7 1 (2.22%) MVC
7 1 (2.22%) OOP
7 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) C++
2 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 18 (40.00%) Java
3 18 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 14 (31.11%) C
5 9 (20.00%) C#
6 7 (15.56%) PHP
7 5 (11.11%) SQL
7 5 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 5 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
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