Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 92 118
Rank change year-on-year +16 +26 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 154 133 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.59% 3.18% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 3.28% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 144 140 114
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 4,182 4,054 4,419
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.92% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,322 3,445 3,675
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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
St Albans +14 30 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Watford -1 21 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Borehamwood +6 20 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Hemel Hempstead +25 17 £42,500 -41.38% 3
Hatfield -8 12 £90,000 +140.00%
Stevenage -11 10 £26,000 -42.22% 1
Welwyn Garden City -26 5 £70,000 +120.47%
Hertford - 5 £41,000 -
Berkhamsted +7 4 £50,000 +53.85%
Cheshunt +6 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Rickmansworth -13 2 £56,250 +40.63% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £57,500 - 2
Harpenden - 1 £40,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 104 (67.53%) C#
2 95 (61.69%) SQL
3 92 (59.74%) .NET
4 67 (43.51%) Computer Science
5 63 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 62 (40.26%) SQL Server
7 56 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (34.42%) TDD
8 53 (34.42%) Degree
9 52 (33.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 47 (30.52%) Git (software)
11 46 (29.87%) SDLC
12 45 (29.22%) HTML
13 40 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (23.38%) ASP.NET
15 35 (22.73%) Java
16 33 (21.43%) OO
17 31 (20.13%) Microsoft Azure
18 30 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
18 30 (19.48%) CSS
19 28 (18.18%) MVC
19 28 (18.18%) BDD
19 28 (18.18%) User Experience
20 27 (17.53%) Web Development
21 26 (16.88%) AngularJS
21 26 (16.88%) CRM
22 24 (15.58%) Continuous Delivery
22 24 (15.58%) HTML5
23 23 (14.94%) Velocity
23 23 (14.94%) Web Services

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 (5.19%) Oracle Service Bus
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.30%) Confluence
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Chatbot
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (3.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.49%) SMS
2 8 (5.19%) SSL
3 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (40.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.74%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 11 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.49%) MySQL
6 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (4.55%) GIS
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.60%) MS Access
9 4 (2.60%) Redis
10 1 (0.65%) Big Data
10 1 (0.65%) Endeca
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (30.52%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.34%) LabVIEW
3 17 (11.04%) Subversion
4 15 (9.74%) JIRA
5 10 (6.49%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.49%) Redmine
5 10 (6.49%) Visual Studio
6 9 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.95%) Maven
7 3 (1.95%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.30%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.30%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.30%) JUnit
8 2 (1.30%) Selenium
8 2 (1.30%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.65%) CMake
9 1 (0.65%) JBehave
9 1 (0.65%) ProC
9 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (11.04%) Retail
2 16 (10.39%) Finance
3 10 (6.49%) Legal
4 9 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.25%) Games
6 4 (2.60%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.60%) Back Office
7 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.65%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (59.74%) .NET
2 45 (29.22%) HTML
3 36 (23.38%) ASP.NET
4 30 (19.48%) CSS
5 26 (16.88%) AngularJS
6 24 (15.58%) HTML5
7 23 (14.94%) Velocity
7 23 (14.94%) Web Services
8 20 (12.99%) XML
9 19 (12.34%) .NET Framework
10 17 (11.04%) Node.js
11 13 (8.44%) CSS3
11 13 (8.44%) SOAP
11 13 (8.44%) WPF
12 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (7.79%) React
12 12 (7.79%) Spring
13 10 (6.49%) J2EE
13 10 (6.49%) JSON
14 8 (5.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 67 (43.51%) Computer Science
2 28 (18.18%) User Experience
3 13 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.14%) Robotics
5 10 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.25%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.60%) Acoustics
8 4 (2.60%) Social Media
8 4 (2.60%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.30%) NHS
10 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.25%) Windows
2 2 (1.30%) Android
2 2 (1.30%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Unix
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.42%) TDD
3 46 (29.87%) SDLC
4 40 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (21.43%) OO
6 28 (18.18%) BDD
6 28 (18.18%) MVC
7 27 (17.53%) Web Development
8 26 (16.88%) CRM
9 24 (15.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (14.94%) Software Engineering
11 18 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (10.39%) Scrum
13 14 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
13 14 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 12 (7.79%) DevOps
14 12 (7.79%) Pair Programming
14 12 (7.79%) Visualisation
15 11 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 104 (67.53%) C#
2 95 (61.69%) SQL
3 63 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 35 (22.73%) Java
5 19 (12.34%) Python
6 14 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 13 (8.44%) PHP
8 11 (7.14%) C++
8 11 (7.14%) Ruby
8 11 (7.14%) XAML
9 10 (6.49%) VB.NET
10 9 (5.84%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.55%) C
11 7 (4.55%) Delphi
12 6 (3.90%) VBA
13 4 (2.60%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.30%) Java 8
15 1 (0.65%) ES6
15 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.65%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (34.42%) Degree
2 52 (33.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (6.49%) HND
4 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.39%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) GCP
2 1 (0.65%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) Firmware
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) Grafana
2 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.65%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (11.69%) Oracle
2 14 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.30%) Perforce
5 1 (0.65%) BroadVision
5 1 (0.65%) Citrix
5 1 (0.65%) hybris
5 1 (0.65%) New Relic
5 1 (0.65%) SAP
5 1 (0.65%) Xamarin