Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hereford during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Herefordshire > Hereford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hereford 7.81% 10.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.81% 10.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
Hereford median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Herefordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hereford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hereford
Permanent vacancies in Hereford with a recognized job title 64 126 47
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.44% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 60 111 44
Hereford median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -19.75% +28.27%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,250 £52,500
Herefordshire median annual salary £37,500 £34,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.49% -14.38% +14.29%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hereford

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hereford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Hereford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hereford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hereford.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Hereford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hereford region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) RS-485
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) State Machine
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hereford 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft