Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 85 120
Rank change year-on-year -1 +35 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 157 140 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.32% 3.28% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 3.38% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 150 142 103
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £35,300 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £62,500 £62,000
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 4,604 4,137 4,755
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 97.02% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,863 3,527 3,943
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +10 38 £45,000 +5.88% 2
St Albans -4 24 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Hemel Hempstead +2 19 £45,000 -37.93% 2
Borehamwood +4 12 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hatfield -19 12 £75,000 +114.29% 2
Stevenage +1 10 £26,000 -42.22%
Cheshunt +13 8 £45,000 +50.00%
Welwyn Garden City -26 8 £70,000 +120.47% 1
Hertford - 5 £41,000 -
Berkhamsted +6 4 £50,000 +53.85%
Letchworth +14 2 £37,000 +48.00%
Bishop's Stortford -3 2 £57,500 +4.55%
Rickmansworth -19 2 £56,250 +40.63%
Hitchin - 1 £24,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 107 (68.15%) C#
2 91 (57.96%) .NET
3 76 (48.41%) SQL
4 75 (47.77%) JavaScript
5 68 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (40.76%) HTML
7 56 (35.67%) SQL Server
8 48 (30.57%) ASP.NET
9 47 (29.94%) Java
9 47 (29.94%) SDLC
10 44 (28.03%) Git (software)
11 43 (27.39%) Computer Science
11 43 (27.39%) TDD
12 42 (26.75%) MVC
13 41 (26.11%) CSS
14 39 (24.84%) OO
15 37 (23.57%) Degree
16 33 (21.02%) XML
16 33 (21.02%) Computer Science Degree
17 30 (19.11%) Web Services
17 30 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (19.11%) HTML5
18 29 (18.47%) Software Engineering
19 28 (17.83%) AngularJS
20 27 (17.20%) Scrum
21 26 (16.56%) Oracle
22 24 (15.29%) PHP
22 24 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
23 23 (14.65%) MongoDB
23 23 (14.65%) User Experience

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 11 (7.01%) Oracle Service Bus
1 11 (7.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (3.82%) Confluence
3 4 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.64%) Apache
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) IIS
4 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.55%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (2.55%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.91%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.64%) SSL
2 10 (6.37%) SMS
3 3 (1.91%) iBeacon
4 2 (1.27%) VPN
5 1 (0.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (35.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.65%) MongoDB
3 19 (12.10%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.64%) RDBMS
4 12 (7.64%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.01%) Oracle Database
5 11 (7.01%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (6.37%) MySQL
7 6 (3.82%) SQLite
8 4 (2.55%) Big Data
8 4 (2.55%) Endeca
8 4 (2.55%) GIS
8 4 (2.55%) Redis
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (28.03%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.65%) Subversion
3 18 (11.46%) JIRA
4 12 (7.64%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.73%) LabVIEW
6 6 (3.82%) Xcode
7 4 (2.55%) CocoaPods
7 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.64%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.64%) Maven
10 1 (0.64%) Redmine
10 1 (0.64%) Selenium
10 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (14.01%) Retail
2 15 (9.55%) Finance
3 10 (6.37%) Legal
4 8 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.55%) Back Office
5 4 (2.55%) Games
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (57.96%) .NET
2 64 (40.76%) HTML
3 48 (30.57%) ASP.NET
4 41 (26.11%) CSS
5 33 (21.02%) XML
6 30 (19.11%) HTML5
6 30 (19.11%) Web Services
7 28 (17.83%) AngularJS
8 21 (13.38%) SOAP
9 16 (10.19%) Spring
10 15 (9.55%) J2EE
11 14 (8.92%) React
11 14 (8.92%) WPF
12 13 (8.28%) .NET Framework
13 12 (7.64%) CSS3
13 12 (7.64%) RESTful
13 12 (7.64%) Velocity
14 11 (7.01%) Node.js
14 11 (7.01%) REST
14 11 (7.01%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.39%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.65%) User Experience
3 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.37%) Robotics
5 9 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.46%) Acoustics
7 7 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.18%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.55%) Social Media
10 3 (1.91%) iPad
10 3 (1.91%) iPhone
11 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.27%) NHS
11 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.28%) Apple iOS
2 9 (5.73%) Android
3 4 (2.55%) Windows
4 3 (1.91%) Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Unix
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.94%) SDLC
3 43 (27.39%) TDD
4 42 (26.75%) MVC
5 39 (24.84%) OO
6 30 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (18.47%) Software Engineering
8 27 (17.20%) Scrum
9 22 (14.01%) OOP
10 19 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (11.46%) Creative Thinking
12 15 (9.55%) BDD
12 15 (9.55%) Pair Programming
13 14 (8.92%) CRM
14 13 (8.28%) Innovative Thinking
15 12 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (7.64%) Multithreading
15 12 (7.64%) Web Development
16 11 (7.01%) Line Management
16 11 (7.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 107 (68.15%) C#
2 76 (48.41%) SQL
3 75 (47.77%) JavaScript
4 47 (29.94%) Java
5 24 (15.29%) PHP
6 20 (12.74%) VB.NET
7 15 (9.55%) C++
8 13 (8.28%) PowerShell
8 13 (8.28%) VBA
9 12 (7.64%) XAML
10 11 (7.01%) PL/SQL
10 11 (7.01%) Python
11 10 (6.37%) Ruby
12 6 (3.82%) C
12 6 (3.82%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.55%) Delphi
13 4 (2.55%) ES6
14 2 (1.27%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.27%) Java 8
14 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (23.57%) Degree
2 33 (21.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (6.37%) HND
4 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) HockeyApp
2 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) Grafana
3 1 (0.64%) Graphite
Vendors
1 26 (16.56%) Oracle
2 10 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.55%) BroadVision
3 4 (2.55%) hybris
3 4 (2.55%) SAP
4 2 (1.27%) Apple
4 2 (1.27%) Citrix
5 1 (0.64%) Perforce
5 1 (0.64%) Xamarin