The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 126 130 143
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 16 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.73% 1.13% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.18% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 15
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 2107 2457 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.17% 95.71% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 2028 1796
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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
Watford - 3 £47,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £46,250 - 2
Senior Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (89.29%) Linux
3 22 (78.57%) C#
4 21 (75.00%) .NET
5 17 (60.71%) Open Source
6 16 (57.14%) MVC
6 16 (57.14%) SharePoint
6 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
6 16 (57.14%) Office 365
6 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (57.14%) DevOps
6 16 (57.14%) Mobile Development
7 8 (28.57%) C++
8 7 (25.00%) C
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.86%) IIS
10 5 (17.86%) MS Office
10 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.86%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) VB
10 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
10 5 (17.86%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) Dell
10 5 (17.86%) Sage
10 5 (17.86%) Symantec
10 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.86%) CRM
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer 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 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
1 5 (17.86%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) SSL
2 3 (10.71%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.86%) Node.js
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) WebSockets
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) OAuth
5 3 (10.71%) REST
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.71%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (60.71%) Open Source
3 16 (57.14%) DevOps
3 16 (57.14%) Mobile Development
3 16 (57.14%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) CRM
4 5 (17.86%) Logistics
4 5 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Product Management
6 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.71%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.57%) Code Coverage
8 1 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) C++
3 7 (25.00%) C
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) VB
4 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (17.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Dell
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.86%) Sage
1 5 (17.86%) SonicWALL
1 5 (17.86%) Symantec
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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