Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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

Software Developer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 105 123
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 130 121 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.67% 2.64% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.72% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 114 127 103
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 4,725 4,445 4,932
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 97.16% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,034 3,713 4,063
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,000 £69,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,627
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.15% +2.65%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Hertfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Hertfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Hertfordshire

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 Software Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Watford +7 43 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead +6 21 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Stevenage +8 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Borehamwood -1 12 £45,000 +20.00%
St Albans -18 9 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Cheshunt - 9 £45,000 -
Hatfield -9 7 £75,000 +42.86% 1
Rickmansworth -3 6 £38,000 -5.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £57,500 - 2
Letchworth +5 2 £37,000 +42.31%
Radlett - 2 £41,250 -
Broxbourne - 1 £35,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £24,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 83 (63.85%) C#
2 68 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (48.46%) JavaScript
4 61 (46.92%) HTML
5 60 (46.15%) .NET
6 46 (35.38%) SQL
7 42 (32.31%) Java
8 38 (29.23%) SDLC
9 36 (27.69%) Scrum
9 36 (27.69%) OO
10 34 (26.15%) CSS
11 33 (25.38%) SQL Server
12 31 (23.85%) MVC
13 29 (22.31%) Oracle
13 29 (22.31%) Git (software)
14 28 (21.54%) Software Engineering
14 28 (21.54%) XML
14 28 (21.54%) C++
15 26 (20.00%) Web Services
15 26 (20.00%) Subversion
16 24 (18.46%) Degree
17 23 (17.69%) ASP.NET
18 21 (16.15%) PHP
18 21 (16.15%) TDD
19 20 (15.38%) AngularJS
20 19 (14.62%) VB.NET
20 19 (14.62%) SOAP
20 19 (14.62%) NoSQL
20 19 (14.62%) QA
21 18 (13.85%) HTML5

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 8 (6.15%) Oracle Service Bus
1 8 (6.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.85%) Confluence
3 3 (2.31%) Apache
3 3 (2.31%) JBoss
4 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.77%) CMS
5 1 (0.77%) IIS
5 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 3 (2.31%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.77%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.31%) TestFlight
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) SSL
2 3 (2.31%) iBeacon
3 2 (1.54%) Firewall
3 2 (1.54%) VoIP
3 2 (1.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.77%) DNS
4 1 (0.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.62%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.23%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.92%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.92%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 8 (6.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (4.62%) SQLite
8 5 (3.85%) Big Data
9 3 (2.31%) DB2
9 3 (2.31%) Endeca
9 3 (2.31%) MySQL
9 3 (2.31%) Redis
10 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (22.31%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.00%) Subversion
3 14 (10.77%) JIRA
4 10 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.92%) LabVIEW
6 7 (5.38%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (4.62%) PowerBuilder
7 6 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.62%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (4.62%) Xcode
8 4 (3.08%) CocoaPods
9 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.54%) JUnit
9 2 (1.54%) Maven
9 2 (1.54%) Selenium
9 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.77%) Ant
10 1 (0.77%) JBehave
10 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (12.31%) Retail
2 13 (10.00%) Finance
3 9 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.38%) Games
5 4 (3.08%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.54%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.54%) Military
6 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (46.92%) HTML
2 60 (46.15%) .NET
3 34 (26.15%) CSS
4 28 (21.54%) XML
5 26 (20.00%) Web Services
6 23 (17.69%) ASP.NET
7 20 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 19 (14.62%) SOAP
9 18 (13.85%) HTML5
10 15 (11.54%) Spring
11 13 (10.00%) RESTful
12 12 (9.23%) REST
13 11 (8.46%) J2EE
13 11 (8.46%) WPF
14 9 (6.92%) DHTML
14 9 (6.92%) JSP
15 8 (6.15%) WSDL
15 8 (6.15%) XSD
16 6 (4.62%) .NET Framework
16 6 (4.62%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.92%) User Experience
4 6 (4.62%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.85%) Acoustics
6 4 (3.08%) iPhone
6 4 (3.08%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (2.31%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.31%) iPad
8 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.54%) NHS
8 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.77%) Fintech
9 1 (0.77%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.77%) Apple iOS
2 12 (9.23%) Windows
3 8 (6.15%) Android
4 7 (5.38%) Linux
5 4 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.54%) Unix
6 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.23%) SDLC
3 36 (27.69%) OO
3 36 (27.69%) Scrum
4 31 (23.85%) MVC
5 28 (21.54%) Software Engineering
6 21 (16.15%) TDD
7 18 (13.85%) OOP
8 16 (12.31%) Creative Thinking
9 14 (10.77%) Multithreading
10 12 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.23%) SOA
10 12 (9.23%) Waterfall
11 11 (8.46%) Mobile Commerce
12 9 (6.92%) BDD
12 9 (6.92%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (6.92%) Innovative Thinking
13 8 (6.15%) Line Management
13 8 (6.15%) Pair Programming
13 8 (6.15%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (63.85%) C#
2 63 (48.46%) JavaScript
3 46 (35.38%) SQL
4 42 (32.31%) Java
5 28 (21.54%) C++
6 21 (16.15%) PHP
7 19 (14.62%) VB.NET
8 12 (9.23%) VBA
9 11 (8.46%) Python
10 9 (6.92%) XAML
11 8 (6.15%) PL/SQL
11 8 (6.15%) VB
12 6 (4.62%) Objective-C
12 6 (4.62%) Progress 4GL
12 6 (4.62%) VB6
13 5 (3.85%) C
14 4 (3.08%) ES6
15 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
15 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (18.46%) Degree
2 15 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (8.46%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.62%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) HockeyApp
2 2 (1.54%) Grafana
2 2 (1.54%) Graphite
3 1 (0.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (22.31%) Oracle
2 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.62%) Ab Initio
3 6 (4.62%) Progress
4 3 (2.31%) BroadVision
4 3 (2.31%) hybris
4 3 (2.31%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.31%) SAP
5 2 (1.54%) Apple
5 2 (1.54%) Citrix
5 2 (1.54%) Dell
6 1 (0.77%) Sage