The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 118 148 137
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 21 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.97% 0.36% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.37% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 19
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2081 2426 2225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.25% 95.81% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1995 1784
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans -1 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Stevenage - 3 £65,000 -
Watford - 1 £62,500 -
Senior Software Developer
East of England

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 27 (79.41%) MVC
2 25 (73.53%) C#
3 24 (70.59%) .NET
3 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 19 (55.88%) Linux
4 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
5 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (47.06%) SharePoint
6 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (47.06%) Open Source
6 16 (47.06%) DevOps
6 16 (47.06%) Office 365
6 16 (47.06%) Mobile Development
7 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
8 12 (35.29%) Scrum
9 11 (32.35%) SQL
9 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
10 10 (29.41%) OO
10 10 (29.41%) TDD
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
11 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (23.53%) Windows
11 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
11 8 (23.53%) OOP
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
12 7 (20.59%) CSS
12 7 (20.59%) HTML
13 6 (17.65%) XML

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 16 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
1 3 (8.82%) SSL
1 3 (8.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.82%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) .NET
1 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
4 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
5 7 (20.59%) CSS
5 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 6 (17.65%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) JSON
7 4 (11.76%) REST
7 4 (11.76%) Web Services
8 3 (8.82%) CSS3
8 3 (8.82%) HTML5
8 3 (8.82%) LESS
8 3 (8.82%) Node.js
8 3 (8.82%) OAuth
8 3 (8.82%) React
8 3 (8.82%) RESTful
8 3 (8.82%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.82%) Smart Home
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) MVC
2 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (47.06%) DevOps
4 16 (47.06%) Mobile Development
4 16 (47.06%) Open Source
5 12 (35.29%) Scrum
6 10 (29.41%) OO
6 10 (29.41%) TDD
7 8 (23.53%) OOP
8 3 (8.82%) Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) Product Management
8 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
8 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) Line Management
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle