Period
to 5 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 68 82
Rank change year-on-year +15 +14 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 70 105 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.09% 3.52% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 3.65% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 76 103 157
Median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,450 £33,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £69,500 £70,500
East of England median annual salary £46,158 £45,591 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.24% +1.31% +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 1,316 2,877 4,500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.51% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,049 2,217 3,777
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,550
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% - +5.56%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Hertfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Developer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Hertfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Developer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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
St Albans -2 25 £52,500 -
Letchworth +12 12 £42,500 -10.53%
Borehamwood +2 6 £42,500 -12.82%
Hemel Hempstead +30 5 £39,513 -20.97%
Stevenage -6 5 £31,500 +0.80% 2
Watford +22 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Hatfield +23 1 £32,500 -53.57%
Welwyn Garden City +9 1 £70,000 +7.69%
Potters Bar - 1 - -
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 56 (80.00%) C#
2 55 (78.57%) .NET
3 44 (62.86%) SQL
4 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (42.86%) Azure
6 29 (41.43%) ASP.NET
7 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
8 25 (35.71%) Scrum
9 24 (34.29%) TDD
10 23 (32.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (32.86%) Degree
10 23 (32.86%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (32.86%) CSS
11 22 (31.43%) Computer Science
12 21 (30.00%) .NET Framework
12 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
12 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
13 20 (28.57%) SOLID
13 20 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (27.14%) HTML
15 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
16 17 (24.29%) Entity Framework
17 16 (22.86%) MVC
18 15 (21.43%) AWS
19 14 (20.00%) BDD
19 14 (20.00%) User Experience
19 14 (20.00%) Product Roadmap
19 14 (20.00%) B2C
19 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
19 14 (20.00%) Velocity

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 3 (4.29%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Exchequer
2 3 (4.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (42.86%) Azure
2 15 (21.43%) AWS
3 2 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.43%) PaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.14%) MySQL
4 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.29%) QlikView
6 2 (2.86%) Big Data
6 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Redis
7 1 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.43%) Power BI
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.14%) LabVIEW
5 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.43%) JIRA
6 1 (1.43%) MSTest
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Law
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.71%) Games
4 4 (5.71%) Legal
4 4 (5.71%) Police
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
5 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (78.57%) .NET
2 29 (41.43%) ASP.NET
3 23 (32.86%) CSS
4 21 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 19 (27.14%) HTML
6 17 (24.29%) Entity Framework
7 14 (20.00%) Velocity
8 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
9 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (11.43%) .NET Core
11 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (8.57%) XML
13 4 (5.71%) Sass
13 4 (5.71%) Unity DI Container
14 3 (4.29%) Aurelia
14 3 (4.29%) Electron Framework
14 3 (4.29%) React
14 3 (4.29%) REST
14 3 (4.29%) SOAP
15 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.43%) Acoustics
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Signage
4 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Solaris
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Scrum
3 24 (34.29%) TDD
4 23 (32.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 23 (32.86%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (31.43%) Computer Science
6 20 (28.57%) SOLID
7 16 (22.86%) MVC
8 14 (20.00%) B2C
8 14 (20.00%) BDD
8 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 14 (20.00%) Product Roadmap
9 11 (15.71%) DevOps
9 11 (15.71%) SDLC
10 10 (14.29%) OO
11 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.86%) Translating Business Requirements
12 7 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (10.00%) Data Analysis
13 6 (8.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 56 (80.00%) C#
2 44 (62.86%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.43%) C++
4 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.57%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.71%) PHP
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.71%) VB
6 4 (5.71%) VBA
7 3 (4.29%) Java
8 2 (2.86%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.86%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Degree
2 20 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.29%) MBCS
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle