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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 29 34 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.49% 8.08% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 9.22% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 19
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
390 510 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.42% 87.63% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 334 408 329
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 August 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 40 (74.07%) Java
2 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (61.11%) Scrum
4 32 (59.26%) Web Services
4 32 (59.26%) RESTful
5 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (38.89%) OOP
7 19 (35.19%) OO
7 19 (35.19%) C++
7 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
8 17 (31.48%) Node.js
8 17 (31.48%) jQuery
8 17 (31.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (31.48%) gulp
9 16 (29.63%) HTML
10 15 (27.78%) SQL
10 15 (27.78%) HTML5
11 14 (25.93%) WebDriver
11 14 (25.93%) REST
12 13 (24.07%) Bitbucket
12 13 (24.07%) JBehave
12 13 (24.07%) SaaS
12 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
12 13 (24.07%) C
12 13 (24.07%) XML
12 13 (24.07%) lodash
12 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
13 12 (22.22%) JUnit
13 12 (22.22%) Spring
14 11 (20.37%) Maven

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 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MS Access
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.70%) Informix
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
2 17 (31.48%) gulp
3 14 (25.93%) WebDriver
4 13 (24.07%) Bitbucket
4 13 (24.07%) JBehave
5 12 (22.22%) JUnit
6 11 (20.37%) Maven
7 10 (18.52%) Selenium
8 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 8 (14.81%) LabVIEW
10 4 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (7.41%) Subversion
11 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.26%) Electronics
2 4 (7.41%) Military
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 23 (42.59%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Java Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Software QA Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) RESTful
1 32 (59.26%) Web Services
2 17 (31.48%) jQuery
2 17 (31.48%) Node.js
2 17 (31.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (29.63%) HTML
4 15 (27.78%) HTML5
5 14 (25.93%) REST
6 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
6 13 (24.07%) lodash
6 13 (24.07%) XML
7 12 (22.22%) Spring
8 9 (16.67%) Gherkin
9 8 (14.81%) CSS
9 8 (14.81%) CSS3
9 8 (14.81%) Hibernate
10 7 (12.96%) Backbone.js
10 7 (12.96%) React
11 6 (11.11%) JAX-RS
11 6 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) RIA
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Mathematics
2 5 (9.26%) Physics
3 2 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (61.11%) Scrum
3 21 (38.89%) OOP
4 19 (35.19%) OO
5 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
6 10 (18.52%) BDD
6 10 (18.52%) QA Automation
6 10 (18.52%) TDD
7 9 (16.67%) API Testing
8 5 (9.26%) MVC
8 5 (9.26%) SDLC
9 4 (7.41%) Web Design
10 2 (3.70%) Digital Signal Processing
10 2 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (3.70%) Process Improvement
10 2 (3.70%) Signal Processing
10 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Web Development
11 1 (1.85%) Automated Testing
11 1 (1.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.19%) C++
4 15 (27.78%) SQL
5 13 (24.07%) C
6 11 (20.37%) C#
6 11 (20.37%) Python
7 10 (18.52%) ES6
8 9 (16.67%) Scala
9 5 (9.26%) Ruby
10 4 (7.41%) VB
10 4 (7.41%) VBA
11 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.70%) Perl
12 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) PhD
3 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
1 10 (18.52%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (1.85%) Intel
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