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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 35 52 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 42 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.29% 3.56% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.92% 4.23% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42 19 28
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
471 449 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 81.77% 84.24% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 377 313 212
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (61.54%) C
2 38 (58.46%) C++
3 30 (46.15%) Linux
4 24 (36.92%) Computer Science
5 21 (32.31%) C#
6 20 (30.77%) Degree
7 19 (29.23%) UNIX
7 19 (29.23%) Finance
8 18 (27.69%) .NET
9 16 (24.62%) Java
9 16 (24.62%) Python
10 15 (23.08%) LabVIEW
10 15 (23.08%) OO
11 14 (21.54%) Oracle
11 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
12 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (20.00%) Embedded C++
13 12 (18.46%) Banking
13 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
14 11 (16.92%) SDLC
14 11 (16.92%) Embedded Software Development
14 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
14 11 (16.92%) Embedded Linux
14 11 (16.92%) Mathematics
14 11 (16.92%) Physics
14 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
14 11 (16.92%) Intel
14 11 (16.92%) RDBMS
14 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
14 11 (16.92%) SQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (4.62%) IIS
1 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
1 11 (16.92%) RDBMS
1 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) Informix
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) LabVIEW
2 3 (4.62%) Maven
2 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Billing
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) Software Engineer
2 28 (43.08%) C++ Software Engineer
3 25 (38.46%) Developer
4 16 (24.62%) Programmer
5 14 (21.54%) C Software Engineer
6 11 (16.92%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 11 (16.92%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (16.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) C++ Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C# Programmer
9 5 (7.69%) SQL Programmer
10 4 (6.15%) C Programmer
10 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Graduate
11 3 (4.62%) Tester
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.62%) C++ Programmer
11 3 (4.62%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.85%) XML
4 8 (12.31%) HTML
5 7 (10.77%) WPF
6 6 (9.23%) Web Services
6 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.23%) CSS
7 5 (7.69%) jQuery
8 3 (4.62%) SOAP
8 3 (4.62%) J2EE
8 3 (4.62%) XSL
8 3 (4.62%) J2SE
8 3 (4.62%) XML Schema
9 2 (3.08%) Middleware
9 2 (3.08%) HTML5
9 2 (3.08%) Java EE
9 2 (3.08%) CSS3
10 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.92%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (16.92%) Mathematics
3 11 (16.92%) Physics
4 10 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (6.15%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (4.62%) Derivative
7 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Linux
2 19 (29.23%) UNIX
3 11 (16.92%) AIX
3 11 (16.92%) HPUX
3 11 (16.92%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (12.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) OO
2 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
3 11 (16.92%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (16.92%) SDLC
4 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.15%) TDD
5 4 (6.15%) Time Management
6 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.62%) Logistics
6 3 (4.62%) Web Development
6 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.62%) Workflow
7 2 (3.08%) UML
7 2 (3.08%) RUP
7 2 (3.08%) DSDM
7 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.08%) Process Management
7 2 (3.08%) Scrum
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (61.54%) C
2 38 (58.46%) C++
3 21 (32.31%) C#
4 16 (24.62%) Java
4 16 (24.62%) Python
5 13 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
6 11 (16.92%) SQL
7 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.23%) VB
9 5 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
10 4 (6.15%) Perl
11 2 (3.08%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.08%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Degree
2 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
3 10 (15.38%) PhD
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) Intel
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) HP
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