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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 33 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.95% 5.84% 7.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 7.56% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 29
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £29,750 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £43,400
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
404 397 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.16% 77.24% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 299 287 273
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 38 (55.88%) JavaScript
1 38 (55.88%) CSS
2 37 (54.41%) Oracle
3 36 (52.94%) HTML
4 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 31 (45.59%) Java
5 31 (45.59%) Degree
6 30 (44.12%) UNIX
6 30 (44.12%) Linux
6 30 (44.12%) OO
7 25 (36.76%) MySQL
7 25 (36.76%) Relational Database
8 24 (35.29%) J2EE
9 23 (33.82%) SQL
9 23 (33.82%) JSP
9 23 (33.82%) E-Commerce
10 20 (29.41%) Finance
10 20 (29.41%) Content Management
11 19 (27.94%) RDBMS
12 18 (26.47%) C++
12 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (25.00%) C#
13 17 (25.00%) .NET
13 17 (25.00%) DB2
13 17 (25.00%) OOP
13 17 (25.00%) Computer Science
13 17 (25.00%) Demandware
13 17 (25.00%) DataCash
13 17 (25.00%) Ogone
14 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.82%) MQSeries
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (7.35%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) HTTP
2 6 (8.82%) Internet
3 3 (4.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) LAN
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) MPLS
5 1 (1.47%) OSPF
5 1 (1.47%) BGP
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (36.76%) MySQL
2 25 (36.76%) Relational Database
3 19 (27.94%) RDBMS
4 17 (25.00%) DB2
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (8.82%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 11 (16.18%) Maven
3 7 (10.29%) JUnit
4 6 (8.82%) Log4j
4 6 (8.82%) Subversion
4 6 (8.82%) Ant
5 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
3 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.88%) Games
4 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (88.24%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Applications Developer
3 16 (23.53%) C++ Developer
4 15 (22.06%) Java Developer
5 14 (20.59%) Lead Developer
6 13 (19.12%) Software Engineer
7 9 (13.24%) C# Developer
8 7 (10.29%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (7.35%) .NET Software Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (7.35%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Programmer
11 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (5.88%) WPF Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Product Specialist
11 4 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.88%) CSS
2 36 (52.94%) HTML
3 24 (35.29%) J2EE
4 23 (33.82%) JSP
5 17 (25.00%) .NET
6 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 13 (19.12%) XML
8 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 12 (17.65%) Spring
8 12 (17.65%) jQuery
8 12 (17.65%) Web Services
9 11 (16.18%) Struts
10 8 (11.76%) SOAP
10 8 (11.76%) Ajax
10 8 (11.76%) JSON
10 8 (11.76%) WPF
11 6 (8.82%) REST
11 6 (8.82%) XMLBeans
11 6 (8.82%) XSLT
11 6 (8.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.94%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) UNIX
1 30 (44.12%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) HPUX
3 13 (19.12%) Windows
4 8 (11.76%) AIX
5 6 (8.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) OO
2 23 (33.82%) E-Commerce
3 20 (29.41%) Content Management
4 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (25.00%) OOP
6 6 (8.82%) TDD
6 6 (8.82%) Workflow
7 4 (5.88%) Process Management
8 2 (2.94%) MVC
8 2 (2.94%) ERP
8 2 (2.94%) B2B
8 2 (2.94%) Service Management
8 2 (2.94%) WFM
8 2 (2.94%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.94%) Time Management
9 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.47%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.47%) Network Design
9 1 (1.47%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) JavaScript
2 31 (45.59%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) SQL
4 18 (26.47%) C++
5 17 (25.00%) C#
6 11 (16.18%) C
7 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
9 6 (8.82%) XPath
10 2 (2.94%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (2.94%) VBScript
10 2 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.47%) CCNP
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Oracle
2 17 (25.00%) Demandware
2 17 (25.00%) DataCash
2 17 (25.00%) Ogone
3 16 (23.53%) hybris
3 16 (23.53%) ATG
4 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.82%) Sun
5 6 (8.82%) Interwoven
5 6 (8.82%) IBM
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) VMware
7 2 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.94%) SAP
7 2 (2.94%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.47%) HP
8 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.47%) Perforce
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