Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 203 184
Rank change year-on-year +10 -19 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 24 12 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.55% 0.27% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.28% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 54
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4248 4341 5215
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.90% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3606 3629 4280
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £26,225
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 8 £40,000 -
Stevenage - 5 £45,000 -
Watford - 4 £55,000 -
St Albans - 2 £60,000 -
Senior Software Developer
East of England

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior Software Developer 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 17 (70.83%) HTML
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
1 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
2 16 (66.67%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) XML
3 13 (54.17%) Degree
3 13 (54.17%) HTML5
4 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) C#
4 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) .NET
6 10 (41.67%) SOA
6 10 (41.67%) TDD
6 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 10 (41.67%) Multithreading
7 9 (37.50%) JSON
8 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 8 (33.33%) LabVIEW
8 8 (33.33%) Python
8 8 (33.33%) C++
8 8 (33.33%) BDD
8 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 8 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (33.33%) Acoustics
9 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 7 (29.17%) Finance
10 6 (25.00%) QA
10 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 5 (20.83%) NUnit
4 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.17%) Chocolatey
6 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Games
4 3 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) HTML5
3 13 (54.17%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) JSON
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (20.83%) RESTful
8 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.67%) Java EE
8 4 (16.67%) Spring
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
9 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (12.50%) REST
10 2 (8.33%) Kafka
10 2 (8.33%) React
10 2 (8.33%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Acoustics
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (16.67%) Fintech
3 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (12.50%) BBC
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 10 (41.67%) SOA
2 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) Product Management
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) High Availability
6 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 4 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Testing
7 3 (12.50%) API Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (12.50%) SDET
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) C++
4 8 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) VB
5 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 5 (20.83%) VB6
6 4 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
8 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Virgin Media
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft