The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 114 70
Rank change year-on-year +56 -44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 87 48 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.92% 1.85% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 1.93% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 80
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 2136 2490 2319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.17% 95.81% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1801 2059 1861
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
St Albans +9 22 £42,500 -
Watford +6 22 £42,500 -29.16%
Borehamwood +11 9 £40,000 - 1
Hatfield +30 8 £35,000 -26.31%
Rickmansworth -1 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Stevenage -5 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £72,500 -
Kings Langley - 2 £35,000 - 1
Royston - 2 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 83 (66.94%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 66 (53.23%) C#
4 55 (44.35%) SQL
5 54 (43.55%) AngularJS
6 51 (41.13%) .NET
7 50 (40.32%) HTML
8 46 (37.10%) ASP.NET
8 46 (37.10%) MVC
8 46 (37.10%) Scrum
9 35 (28.23%) OO
10 34 (27.42%) Software Engineering
10 34 (27.42%) Degree
11 33 (26.61%) Computer Science
11 33 (26.61%) Java
12 32 (25.81%) CSS
12 32 (25.81%) Windows
12 32 (25.81%) TDD
13 27 (21.77%) jQuery
13 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
14 25 (20.16%) C++
14 25 (20.16%) Web Development
15 24 (19.35%) Finance
16 23 (18.55%) OOD
16 23 (18.55%) Node.js
16 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (16.94%) .NET Framework
17 21 (16.94%) Visual Studio
17 21 (16.94%) Oracle
18 20 (16.13%) Subversion

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 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.42%) CMS
4 2 (1.61%) Apache
4 2 (1.61%) Drupal
4 2 (1.61%) IIS
4 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.45%) SaaS
3 6 (4.84%) Office 365
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.61%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.81%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) HTTP
1 3 (2.42%) SSL
1 3 (2.42%) VoIP
1 3 (2.42%) Wireless
2 2 (1.61%) Firewall
2 2 (1.61%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.81%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.45%) Redis
5 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.84%) MySQL
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.81%) MS Access
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (16.94%) Visual Studio
2 20 (16.13%) Subversion
3 17 (13.71%) LabVIEW
4 14 (11.29%) Git (software)
5 12 (9.68%) Cucumber
6 9 (7.26%) Jasmine
6 9 (7.26%) Selenium
7 8 (6.45%) gulp
7 8 (6.45%) JBehave
7 8 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (6.45%) NUnit
7 8 (6.45%) WebDriver
8 7 (5.65%) TeamCity
9 6 (4.84%) JUnit
9 6 (4.84%) MSTest
9 6 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (4.84%) PowerBuilder
9 6 (4.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (19.35%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.84%) Advertising
3 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.42%) Banking
4 3 (2.42%) Electronics
4 3 (2.42%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Back Office
5 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (43.55%) AngularJS
2 51 (41.13%) .NET
3 50 (40.32%) HTML
4 46 (37.10%) ASP.NET
5 32 (25.81%) CSS
6 27 (21.77%) jQuery
7 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (18.55%) Node.js
8 21 (16.94%) .NET Framework
9 20 (16.13%) HTML5
10 19 (15.32%) Entity Framework
11 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (12.10%) XML
13 14 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (9.68%) Web Services
15 11 (8.87%) CSS3
15 11 (8.87%) Gherkin
16 10 (8.06%) OpenCV
16 10 (8.06%) OpenGL
17 9 (7.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.61%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.26%) User Experience
3 6 (4.84%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.03%) e-Learning
5 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.23%) Smart Home
6 3 (2.42%) Life Science
7 2 (1.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) BBC
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.81%) Windows
2 18 (14.52%) Linux
3 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.42%) Android
5 2 (1.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (66.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.10%) MVC
2 46 (37.10%) Scrum
3 35 (28.23%) OO
4 34 (27.42%) Software Engineering
5 32 (25.81%) TDD
6 25 (20.16%) Web Development
7 23 (18.55%) OOD
8 18 (14.52%) Multithreading
9 17 (13.71%) Image Processing
9 17 (13.71%) Physics
10 14 (11.29%) Data Analysis
10 14 (11.29%) SDLC
11 13 (10.48%) OOP
12 12 (9.68%) ATDD
12 12 (9.68%) BDD
13 11 (8.87%) Test Automation
13 11 (8.87%) Test Scripting
14 10 (8.06%) Open Source
14 10 (8.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 68 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 66 (53.23%) C#
3 55 (44.35%) SQL
4 33 (26.61%) Java
5 25 (20.16%) C++
6 13 (10.48%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.26%) TypeScript
8 8 (6.45%) ES6
9 7 (5.65%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.84%) Progress 4GL
11 5 (4.03%) C
11 5 (4.03%) Python
11 5 (4.03%) VB
12 3 (2.42%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.42%) Ruby
13 2 (1.61%) PHP
13 2 (1.61%) VBA
14 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (27.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) ISEB
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) QA
2 10 (8.06%) SDET
3 1 (0.81%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Docker
1 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 21 (16.94%) Oracle
2 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.65%) Xamarin
4 6 (4.84%) Ab Initio
4 6 (4.84%) Progress
5 2 (1.61%) Apple
5 2 (1.61%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe
6 1 (0.81%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) Snow
6 1 (0.81%) Virgin Media
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