Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 106 121
Rank change year-on-year +35 +15 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 157 120 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.00% 2.73% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 2.81% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 156 115 118
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +24.14% -9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,625
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year +3.45% +13.73% -4.38%

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 3,813 4,265 4,299
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 96.95% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,976 3,631 3,593
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,525
90th Percentile £73,875 £68,750 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +15 37 £45,000 -14.29% 3
St Albans +26 27 £52,500 - 3
Borehamwood +11 24 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +24 19 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Waltham Cross - 12 £55,000 - 2
Hatfield +10 10 £70,000 +64.71% 1
Cheshunt +3 6 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £72,500 - 2
Kings Langley +4 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Letchworth +9 1 £38,000 +52.00%
Rickmansworth -2 1 £60,000 +57.89% 1
Stevenage -11 1 £32,500 -27.78% 10
Hoddesdon - 1 £30,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 106 (67.52%) C#
2 95 (60.51%) SQL
3 94 (59.87%) .NET
4 68 (43.31%) SQL Server
5 64 (40.76%) Computer Science
6 57 (36.31%) JavaScript
7 54 (34.39%) Degree
8 51 (32.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 50 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (30.57%) HTML
10 48 (30.57%) Git (software)
11 42 (26.75%) OO
12 41 (26.11%) TDD
13 40 (25.48%) SDLC
14 34 (21.66%) ASP.NET
15 33 (21.02%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 32 (20.38%) Subversion
17 31 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
18 30 (19.11%) User Experience
19 29 (18.47%) MVC
19 29 (18.47%) Python
20 28 (17.83%) BDD
20 28 (17.83%) Web Development
21 27 (17.20%) CSS
21 27 (17.20%) Java
22 26 (16.56%) Visual Studio
22 26 (16.56%) CRM
23 25 (15.92%) Continuous Delivery
23 25 (15.92%) 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 3 (1.91%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) JBoss
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.64%) HTTP
1 12 (7.64%) Internet
1 12 (7.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.82%) DHCP
2 6 (3.82%) IGMP
2 6 (3.82%) PBX
2 6 (3.82%) RTCP
2 6 (3.82%) RTP
2 6 (3.82%) SNMP
2 6 (3.82%) VLAN
2 6 (3.82%) VoIP
2 6 (3.82%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (43.31%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.10%) NoSQL
2 19 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (7.64%) RDBMS
3 12 (7.64%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.37%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (6.37%) MS Access
5 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.55%) GIS
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.91%) Redis
8 2 (1.27%) SQLite
9 1 (0.64%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.64%) Endeca
9 1 (0.64%) MySQL
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (30.57%) Git (software)
2 32 (20.38%) Subversion
3 26 (16.56%) Visual Studio
4 22 (14.01%) LabVIEW
5 21 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (12.74%) JIRA
7 16 (10.19%) Redmine
8 10 (6.37%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.82%) GDB
9 6 (3.82%) Valgrind
10 3 (1.91%) Maven
10 3 (1.91%) Selenium
11 2 (1.27%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.27%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.27%) JUnit
11 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (11.46%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.83%) Retail
3 6 (3.82%) Aerospace
3 6 (3.82%) Games
4 5 (3.18%) Finance
5 3 (1.91%) Automotive
6 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.64%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
7 1 (0.64%) Military
7 1 (0.64%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (59.87%) .NET
2 48 (30.57%) HTML
3 34 (21.66%) ASP.NET
4 27 (17.20%) CSS
5 25 (15.92%) Web Services
6 24 (15.29%) AngularJS
6 24 (15.29%) Velocity
7 19 (12.10%) .NET Framework
7 19 (12.10%) XML
8 17 (10.83%) Node.js
9 15 (9.55%) Entity Framework
10 14 (8.92%) WPF
11 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (7.01%) HTML5
12 10 (6.37%) ADO.NET
12 10 (6.37%) SOAP
13 9 (5.73%) JSON
13 9 (5.73%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (5.10%) React
15 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (40.76%) Computer Science
2 30 (19.11%) User Experience
3 6 (3.82%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.91%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.27%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.64%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.65%) Windows
2 10 (6.37%) Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Android
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.75%) OO
3 41 (26.11%) TDD
4 40 (25.48%) SDLC
5 33 (21.02%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (18.47%) MVC
7 28 (17.83%) BDD
7 28 (17.83%) Web Development
8 26 (16.56%) CRM
9 25 (15.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (12.10%) DevOps
11 17 (10.83%) Visualisation
12 16 (10.19%) Software Testing
12 16 (10.19%) Unit Testing
13 14 (8.92%) OOP
13 14 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (8.92%) Software Engineering
14 13 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (8.28%) Creative Thinking
15 12 (7.64%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (67.52%) C#
2 95 (60.51%) SQL
3 57 (36.31%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.47%) Python
5 27 (17.20%) Java
6 24 (15.29%) T-SQL
7 20 (12.74%) C++
8 13 (8.28%) C
8 13 (8.28%) VB.NET
8 13 (8.28%) XAML
9 11 (7.01%) PHP
10 10 (6.37%) VBA
11 9 (5.73%) TypeScript
11 9 (5.73%) VBScript
12 6 (3.82%) Perl
13 4 (2.55%) Delphi
13 4 (2.55%) Java 8
13 4 (2.55%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (34.39%) Degree
2 51 (32.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) GDPR
2 1 (0.64%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (7.64%) Hyper-V
1 12 (7.64%) VirtualBox
2 6 (3.82%) KVM
2 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) Grafana
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.64%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Oracle
2 10 (6.37%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.82%) VMware
5 2 (1.27%) Perforce
6 1 (0.64%) BroadVision
6 1 (0.64%) hybris
6 1 (0.64%) New Relic
6 1 (0.64%) SAP
6 1 (0.64%) Xamarin