Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 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 Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 205 200
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 15 13 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.29% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.30% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 44
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,175 £44,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +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 4219 4335 5224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.98% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3586 3629 4284
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 £26,000
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hatfield - 3 £47,500 -
Watford -5 2 £42,500 -11.46%
St Albans - 2 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £48,750 -
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 £48,500 +21.25%
Letchworth - 1 £46,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) C
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
5 3 (20.00%) DirectX
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) GLSL
5 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source Development
6 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) React
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database

Senior Software Engineer 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VSAT
2 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Redis
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Gradle
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) DirectX
2 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) Kafka
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (13.33%) React
3 2 (13.33%) SignalR
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Contactless
3 1 (6.67%) EMV
3 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source Development
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) GLSL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) Ada
5 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.67%) Groovy
6 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Def Stans
1 1 (6.67%) DO-178B
1 1 (6.67%) IEC 61508
1 1 (6.67%) MISRA
1 1 (6.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Sage
2 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec