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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 37 37 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 38 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.24% 5.66% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 7.14% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 9
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
489 294 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.30% 79.25% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 352 218 274
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (66.67%) Oracle
2 37 (61.67%) Degree
3 33 (55.00%) Relational Database
4 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
4 29 (48.33%) UNIX
4 29 (48.33%) Linux
5 28 (46.67%) HTML
6 25 (41.67%) CSS
6 25 (41.67%) HPUX
6 25 (41.67%) RDBMS
6 25 (41.67%) Finance
7 24 (40.00%) C++
7 24 (40.00%) Java
8 23 (38.33%) Computer Science
9 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
9 22 (36.67%) OO
10 20 (33.33%) MySQL
10 20 (33.33%) Banking
10 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (31.67%) AIX
11 19 (31.67%) E-Commerce
11 19 (31.67%) Shell Script
12 18 (30.00%) J2EE
12 18 (30.00%) Content Management
13 17 (28.33%) SQL
14 13 (21.67%) OOP
14 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (20.00%) C
15 12 (20.00%) C#
15 12 (20.00%) .NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) JBoss
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) HTTP
1 6 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (3.33%) MPLS
3 2 (3.33%) OSPF
3 2 (3.33%) BGP
3 2 (3.33%) VPN
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (41.67%) RDBMS
3 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 20 (33.33%) MySQL
5 12 (20.00%) DB2
6 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Subversion
2 6 (10.00%) Maven
2 6 (10.00%) Ant
2 6 (10.00%) JUnit
2 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (10.00%) Log4j
3 3 (5.00%) NUnit
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.33%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (81.67%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 14 (23.33%) Software Developer
4 13 (21.67%) Applications Developer
4 13 (21.67%) C++ Software Developer
5 12 (20.00%) Lead Developer
6 9 (15.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Product Specialist
9 4 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.00%) C Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior C++ Developer
11 2 (3.33%) QA Analyst
11 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (3.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) HTML
2 25 (41.67%) CSS
3 18 (30.00%) J2EE
4 12 (20.00%) .NET
4 12 (20.00%) JSP
5 11 (18.33%) jQuery
6 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.00%) REST
7 6 (10.00%) Servlets
7 6 (10.00%) SOAP
7 6 (10.00%) Struts
7 6 (10.00%) Web Services
7 6 (10.00%) XML
7 6 (10.00%) XSLT
7 6 (10.00%) JMS
7 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (10.00%) Spring
7 6 (10.00%) XMLBeans
7 6 (10.00%) Ajax
7 6 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Computer Science
2 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Web 2.0
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) UNIX
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 25 (41.67%) HPUX
3 19 (31.67%) AIX
4 8 (13.33%) Windows
5 6 (10.00%) Solaris
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (6.67%) Android
6 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) OO
2 19 (31.67%) E-Commerce
3 18 (30.00%) Content Management
4 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.67%) OOP
5 6 (10.00%) Workflow
6 4 (6.67%) Process Management
6 4 (6.67%) OOD
6 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 4 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (6.67%) Android Development
6 4 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 4 (6.67%) Web Development
7 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.33%) System Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Time Management
8 2 (3.33%) Network Design
8 2 (3.33%) Service Management
8 2 (3.33%) ERP
8 2 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
2 24 (40.00%) C++
2 24 (40.00%) Java
3 19 (31.67%) Shell Script
4 17 (28.33%) SQL
5 12 (20.00%) C
5 12 (20.00%) C#
6 6 (10.00%) XPath
7 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 2 (3.33%) VBScript
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (61.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.33%) CCNP
3 2 (3.33%) CCNA
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) Demandware
2 12 (20.00%) DataCash
2 12 (20.00%) Ogone
3 11 (18.33%) hybris
3 11 (18.33%) ATG
4 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.33%) HP
5 6 (10.00%) Interwoven
5 6 (10.00%) IBM
5 6 (10.00%) Sun
6 4 (6.67%) VMware
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.33%) SAP
7 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
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