The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 107 107
Rank change year-on-year +19 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 58 41 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.76% 1.77% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 1.84% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 59
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2046 2224 2795
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.47% 96.19% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 1859 2222
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
Borehamwood +1 17 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Watford -10 8 £45,000 -5.26% 6
St Albans +4 7 £52,500 +22.80% 4
Hatfield +2 5 £37,500 -21.05%
Rickmansworth +6 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Stevenage - 4 £45,000 -
Letchworth - 3 £25,000 -
Cheshunt - 3 £30,000 -
Kings Langley +2 2 £32,500 -4.41%
Welwyn Garden City -14 1 £31,000 -22.50%
Berkhamsted - 1 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £72,500 -
Royston - 1 £55,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 87 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (58.57%) JavaScript
3 78 (55.71%) C#
4 71 (50.71%) SQL
5 69 (49.29%) HTML
6 62 (44.29%) .NET
7 55 (39.29%) AngularJS
8 53 (37.86%) OO
9 52 (37.14%) CSS
10 50 (35.71%) ASP.NET
11 46 (32.86%) MVC
12 45 (32.14%) Computer Science
13 43 (30.71%) Degree
14 38 (27.14%) C++
15 37 (26.43%) Scrum
15 37 (26.43%) Software Engineering
16 36 (25.71%) Oracle
17 35 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
18 34 (24.29%) Web Development
19 33 (23.57%) Java
20 32 (22.86%) jQuery
21 31 (22.14%) Multithreading
21 31 (22.14%) HTML5
21 31 (22.14%) TDD
22 29 (20.71%) Test Automation
23 28 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
24 27 (19.29%) Finance
24 27 (19.29%) Windows
25 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
26 25 (17.86%) OOD

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 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.43%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (6.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.14%) Apache
3 3 (2.14%) CMS
3 3 (2.14%) Drupal
3 3 (2.14%) SugarCRM
4 2 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.43%) Office 365
3 6 (4.29%) SaaS
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.14%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.43%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) VoIP
2 2 (1.43%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.43%) NoSQL
2 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.00%) Redis
4 10 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.86%) SQLite
7 3 (2.14%) MySQL
7 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.43%) GIS
8 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 25 (17.86%) LabVIEW
3 17 (12.14%) Visual Studio
4 15 (10.71%) Subversion
5 14 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 13 (9.29%) NUnit
6 13 (9.29%) Selenium
7 12 (8.57%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (6.43%) Jasmine
8 9 (6.43%) MSTest
8 9 (6.43%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (6.43%) PowerBuilder
8 9 (6.43%) TeamCity
8 9 (6.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (4.29%) gulp
9 6 (4.29%) JBehave
9 6 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (4.29%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.57%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (19.29%) Finance
2 23 (16.43%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.43%) Advertising
3 9 (6.43%) Games
4 6 (4.29%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.29%) Retail
5 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.14%) Back Office
6 3 (2.14%) Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (49.29%) HTML
2 62 (44.29%) .NET
3 55 (39.29%) AngularJS
4 52 (37.14%) CSS
5 50 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 32 (22.86%) jQuery
7 31 (22.14%) HTML5
8 28 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (12.14%) XML
10 16 (11.43%) Node.js
11 15 (10.71%) .NET Framework
11 15 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (10.00%) .NET Core
12 14 (10.00%) CSS3
12 14 (10.00%) Gherkin
12 14 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (10.00%) React
13 13 (9.29%) Apache Cordova
13 13 (9.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.14%) User Experience
3 12 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.43%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.86%) Kindle
5 4 (2.86%) Life Science
6 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.14%) BBC
6 3 (2.14%) iPad
7 2 (1.43%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.43%) iPhone
7 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.71%) FMCG
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.71%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.29%) Windows
2 16 (11.43%) Linux
3 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.14%) Android
5 2 (1.43%) Unix
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (37.86%) OO
3 46 (32.86%) MVC
4 37 (26.43%) Scrum
4 37 (26.43%) Software Engineering
5 34 (24.29%) Web Development
6 31 (22.14%) Multithreading
6 31 (22.14%) TDD
7 29 (20.71%) Test Automation
8 25 (17.86%) OOD
9 23 (16.43%) SDLC
10 21 (15.00%) Data Analysis
11 16 (11.43%) Image Processing
11 16 (11.43%) Open Source
11 16 (11.43%) Physics
12 14 (10.00%) BDD
12 14 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
12 14 (10.00%) SDET
12 14 (10.00%) Signal Processing
12 14 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.57%) JavaScript
2 78 (55.71%) C#
3 71 (50.71%) SQL
4 38 (27.14%) C++
5 33 (23.57%) Java
6 21 (15.00%) Python
7 15 (10.71%) TypeScript
8 13 (9.29%) PL/SQL
9 10 (7.14%) T-SQL
10 9 (6.43%) Progress 4GL
11 8 (5.71%) PHP
12 6 (4.29%) ES6
13 4 (2.86%) C
13 4 (2.86%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.14%) Perl
14 3 (2.14%) Ruby
14 3 (2.14%) XAML
15 2 (1.43%) Delphi
15 2 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (30.71%) Degree
2 35 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.86%) HND
4 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) Puppet
2 2 (1.43%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 36 (25.71%) Oracle
2 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.86%) Xamarin
4 9 (6.43%) Ab Initio
4 9 (6.43%) Progress
5 3 (2.14%) Apple
5 3 (2.14%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.14%) Virgin Media
6 2 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (0.71%) Google
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
St Albans
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago