Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 119 132
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 118 97 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.68% 2.18% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.24% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 111 117 102
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £21,750 £26,425
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,750 £52,263
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25% -

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 4258 4323 5217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.12% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3611 3609 4295
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +3 25 £52,500 +40.00%
Borehamwood -8 22 £42,500 +13.33%
Stevenage - 21 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +9 11 £47,500 +35.71% 2
St Albans -9 10 £52,500 +35.48%
Rickmansworth - 7 £38,000 -
Hatfield -3 5 £42,500 -19.05%
Radlett - 4 £41,250 -
Cheshunt - 3 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £53,750 -
Kings Langley - 2 £35,000 -
Broxbourne - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 73 (61.86%) C#
2 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 54 (45.76%) .NET
4 48 (40.68%) HTML
5 43 (36.44%) OO
6 40 (33.90%) SQL
7 39 (33.05%) C++
8 37 (31.36%) Degree
9 36 (30.51%) CSS
10 34 (28.81%) Software Engineering
11 31 (26.27%) Git (software)
12 30 (25.42%) SDLC
13 28 (23.73%) Multithreading
13 28 (23.73%) Computer Science
13 28 (23.73%) MVC
14 26 (22.03%) TDD
15 25 (21.19%) Computer Science Degree
16 24 (20.34%) Windows
17 23 (19.49%) BDD
17 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
17 23 (19.49%) XML
17 23 (19.49%) Telecoms
18 22 (18.64%) Finance
18 22 (18.64%) LabVIEW
18 22 (18.64%) Games
19 21 (17.80%) Scrum
19 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
20 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
20 20 (16.95%) AngularJS

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 5 (4.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.39%) Apache
3 3 (2.54%) JBoss
4 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.69%) IIS
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.54%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 3 (2.54%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.69%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Firewall
2 2 (1.69%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.69%) VoIP
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.71%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.93%) MySQL
3 7 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.08%) Redis
5 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.54%) DB2
7 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.54%) SQLite
8 2 (1.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) GIS
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (26.27%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.64%) LabVIEW
3 19 (16.10%) Visual Studio
4 15 (12.71%) Subversion
5 9 (7.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (6.78%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.78%) NUnit
6 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.93%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (5.93%) PowerBuilder
7 7 (5.93%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.39%) Selenium
10 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.69%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.69%) JIRA
11 2 (1.69%) JUnit
11 2 (1.69%) MSTest
11 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (19.49%) Telecoms
2 22 (18.64%) Finance
2 22 (18.64%) Games
3 16 (13.56%) Aerospace
4 12 (10.17%) Retail
5 6 (5.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.69%) Advertising
6 2 (1.69%) Back Office
6 2 (1.69%) Military
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (45.76%) .NET
2 48 (40.68%) HTML
3 36 (30.51%) CSS
4 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
4 23 (19.49%) XML
5 20 (16.95%) AngularJS
6 17 (14.41%) HTML5
7 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (13.56%) JSON
8 15 (12.71%) Web Services
9 13 (11.02%) jQuery
10 12 (10.17%) REST
11 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (6.78%) RESTful
13 7 (5.93%) Gherkin
13 7 (5.93%) Spring
13 7 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (4.24%) Hibernate
14 5 (4.24%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (4.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.73%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.56%) Video\Live Streaming
3 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.93%) Virtual Team
5 6 (5.08%) Acoustics
5 6 (5.08%) BBC
6 5 (4.24%) iPhone
6 5 (4.24%) User Experience
7 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.54%) Kindle
8 2 (1.69%) Derivative
8 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.69%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) Fintech
9 1 (0.85%) iPad
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.85%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.34%) Windows
2 12 (10.17%) Linux
3 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.24%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.44%) OO
3 34 (28.81%) Software Engineering
4 30 (25.42%) SDLC
5 28 (23.73%) Multithreading
5 28 (23.73%) MVC
6 26 (22.03%) TDD
7 23 (19.49%) BDD
8 21 (17.80%) Scrum
9 20 (16.95%) Web Development
10 18 (15.25%) Image Processing
10 18 (15.25%) OOD
10 18 (15.25%) Signal Processing
11 16 (13.56%) Data Acquisition
11 16 (13.56%) Data Analysis
11 16 (13.56%) Physics
11 16 (13.56%) Test Automation
12 13 (11.02%) Open Source
13 10 (8.47%) SOA
14 9 (7.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 73 (61.86%) C#
2 54 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 40 (33.90%) SQL
4 39 (33.05%) C++
5 19 (16.10%) Java
6 17 (14.41%) Python
7 15 (12.71%) VB
8 10 (8.47%) VB6
9 9 (7.63%) C
10 8 (6.78%) VB.NET
11 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
11 7 (5.93%) Progress 4GL
12 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.39%) TypeScript
13 3 (2.54%) PHP
13 3 (2.54%) XAML
14 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.69%) Scala
15 1 (0.85%) F#
15 1 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (31.36%) Degree
2 25 (21.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) HND
5 1 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.86%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Grafana
2 1 (0.85%) Graphite
2 1 (0.85%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.25%) Oracle
3 7 (5.93%) Ab Initio
3 7 (5.93%) Progress
4 6 (5.08%) Virgin Media
4 6 (5.08%) Xamarin
5 5 (4.24%) Dell
6 3 (2.54%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.54%) Sage
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.85%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.85%) Symantec