The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hereford with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Herefordshire / Hereford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 7 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hereford 11.67% 11.32% 22.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.86% 11.54% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,900 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hereford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hereford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 59 52 18
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hereford 98.33% 98.11% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57 44 15
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Hereford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hereford citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Hereford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Hereford

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Hereford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Hereford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) C
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Electronics
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) ThreadX
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (36.36%) SNMP
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) Firmware
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 3 (27.27%) RS-485
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) Fintech
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC

Software Engineering
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SNMP
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
2 3 (27.27%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (63.64%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) C
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft