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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 46 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.70% 3.42% 7.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.79% 4.30% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 45 10 24
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,300 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
470 419 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.85% 79.51% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 383 365 331
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
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 20 January 2017.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 49 (70.00%) Java
2 46 (65.71%) Node.js
3 43 (61.43%) JavaScript
4 40 (57.14%) C++
5 36 (51.43%) OO
6 34 (48.57%) HTML
6 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (40.00%) Scrum
8 26 (37.14%) Degree
9 25 (35.71%) C#
10 24 (34.29%) Web Services
10 24 (34.29%) Computer Science
11 23 (32.86%) Physics
11 23 (32.86%) CSS
12 22 (31.43%) jQuery
12 22 (31.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (31.43%) gulp
12 22 (31.43%) ES6
13 21 (30.00%) RESTful
13 21 (30.00%) WebDriver
14 20 (28.57%) JBehave
15 18 (25.71%) Windows
15 18 (25.71%) OOP
16 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
17 16 (22.86%) D3.js
17 16 (22.86%) AngularJS
17 16 (22.86%) Karma Test Runner
17 16 (22.86%) CodeMirror
18 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
19 14 (20.00%) Multithreading

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 11 (15.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.71%) IIS
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
1 4 (5.71%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Firewall
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) SNMP
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.86%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) gulp
2 21 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 20 (28.57%) JBehave
4 16 (22.86%) Karma Test Runner
5 13 (18.57%) LabVIEW
6 12 (17.14%) Maven
7 10 (14.29%) Subversion
7 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 6 (8.57%) Bitbucket
8 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
8 6 (8.57%) Selenium
9 5 (7.14%) JUnit
10 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (77.14%) Developer
2 21 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 21 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Software Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 10 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Software Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (11.43%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.57%) JavaScript Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Android Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (65.71%) Node.js
2 34 (48.57%) HTML
3 24 (34.29%) Web Services
4 23 (32.86%) CSS
5 22 (31.43%) jQuery
5 22 (31.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (30.00%) RESTful
7 16 (22.86%) AngularJS
7 16 (22.86%) CodeMirror
7 16 (22.86%) D3.js
8 13 (18.57%) HTML5
8 13 (18.57%) ZeroMQ
9 12 (17.14%) Spring
10 11 (15.71%) Ajax
10 11 (15.71%) JAX-RS
10 11 (15.71%) JSON
10 11 (15.71%) lodash
10 11 (15.71%) REST
11 10 (14.29%) OpenCV
11 10 (14.29%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) Computer Science
2 23 (32.86%) Physics
3 13 (18.57%) Visualisation
4 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.71%) RIA
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Android
3 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) OO
2 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (40.00%) Scrum
4 18 (25.71%) OOP
5 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 13 (18.57%) Data Visualisation
6 13 (18.57%) Web Development
7 11 (15.71%) Front End Development
7 11 (15.71%) TDD
8 10 (14.29%) Image Processing
8 10 (14.29%) OOD
9 6 (8.57%) BDD
9 6 (8.57%) MVC
9 6 (8.57%) QA Automation
9 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Android Development
10 5 (7.14%) iOS Development
10 5 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
10 5 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) Java
2 43 (61.43%) JavaScript
3 40 (57.14%) C++
4 25 (35.71%) C#
5 22 (31.43%) ES6
6 11 (15.71%) C
6 11 (15.71%) SQL
7 7 (10.00%) Python
8 6 (8.57%) Ruby
8 6 (8.57%) Scala
9 5 (7.14%) Objective-C
10 4 (5.71%) VB
10 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.86%) Perl
12 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) Degree
2 13 (18.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 5 (7.14%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (5.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Dell
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.71%) Sage
1 4 (5.71%) SonicWALL
1 4 (5.71%) Symantec
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle
2 2 (2.86%) Perforce
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