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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 27 40 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 41 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.36% 7.41% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 8.27% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 15
Median salary £51,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
390 496 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.63% 89.69% 90.05%
Number of salaries quoted 332 374 369
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 43 (69.35%) Java
2 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (58.06%) Scrum
3 36 (58.06%) RESTful
4 31 (50.00%) Web Services
5 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
6 26 (41.94%) C++
7 24 (38.71%) OOP
8 23 (37.10%) OO
8 23 (37.10%) Git (software)
9 17 (27.42%) HTML
9 17 (27.42%) C
10 16 (25.81%) C#
10 16 (25.81%) HTML5
10 16 (25.81%) Node.js
10 16 (25.81%) jQuery
11 15 (24.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (24.19%) gulp
12 14 (22.58%) SQL
12 14 (22.58%) Python
12 14 (22.58%) REST
12 14 (22.58%) Spring
13 13 (20.97%) Maven
13 13 (20.97%) JBehave
13 13 (20.97%) WebDriver
13 13 (20.97%) SaaS
13 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
13 13 (20.97%) Bitbucket
13 13 (20.97%) XML
14 12 (19.35%) JUnit

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) MS Access
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.61%) Informix
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.19%) gulp
3 13 (20.97%) Bitbucket
3 13 (20.97%) JBehave
3 13 (20.97%) Maven
3 13 (20.97%) WebDriver
4 12 (19.35%) JUnit
5 10 (16.13%) LabVIEW
5 10 (16.13%) Selenium
6 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
7 8 (12.90%) Subversion
8 3 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.68%) Electronics
2 4 (6.45%) Military
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 26 (41.94%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (24.19%) Java Developer
4 13 (20.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (20.97%) JavaScript Engineer
5 12 (19.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (19.35%) Software Engineer
6 11 (17.74%) Software Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Agile Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Agile Java Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Java Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) Java Software Developer
7 9 (14.52%) QA Automation Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) QA Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) QA Test Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) Test Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (58.06%) RESTful
2 31 (50.00%) Web Services
3 17 (27.42%) HTML
4 16 (25.81%) HTML5
4 16 (25.81%) jQuery
4 16 (25.81%) Node.js
5 15 (24.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (22.58%) REST
6 14 (22.58%) Spring
7 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
7 13 (20.97%) XML
8 12 (19.35%) lodash
9 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
10 10 (16.13%) JPA
11 9 (14.52%) CSS
11 9 (14.52%) CSS3
11 9 (14.52%) Gherkin
12 7 (11.29%) Backbone.js
12 7 (11.29%) React
13 5 (8.06%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) RIA
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.29%) Mathematics
2 7 (11.29%) Physics
3 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (58.06%) Scrum
3 24 (38.71%) OOP
4 23 (37.10%) OO
5 12 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 10 (16.13%) BDD
6 10 (16.13%) QA Automation
6 10 (16.13%) TDD
7 9 (14.52%) API Testing
8 7 (11.29%) SDLC
9 5 (8.06%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (8.06%) MVC
9 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Web Design
11 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.84%) Line Management
11 3 (4.84%) Project Management
12 2 (3.23%) Digital Signal Processing
12 2 (3.23%) Signal Processing
12 2 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) Java
2 29 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 26 (41.94%) C++
4 17 (27.42%) C
5 16 (25.81%) C#
6 14 (22.58%) Python
6 14 (22.58%) SQL
7 12 (19.35%) Scala
8 8 (12.90%) ES6
9 5 (8.06%) Embedded C++
9 5 (8.06%) Ruby
10 4 (6.45%) VB
10 4 (6.45%) VBA
11 1 (1.61%) Perl
11 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) PhD
3 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
1 10 (16.13%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Intel
4 1 (1.61%) Perforce
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