Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 211 218
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 19 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.29% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.30% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 1
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -28.57% +75.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +26.32% +18.75%

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 3,756 4,302 4,341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.13% 96.61% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,904 3,648 3,634
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Development Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Development Engineer
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 Development Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Stevenage +6 5 £57,500 -
Hatfield - 4 £57,500 - 1
St Albans - 4 £57,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -21 2 £55,000 -
Watford - 2 £70,000 -
Software Development Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Software Development Engineer 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 Development Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 19 (100.00%) SDET
2 16 (84.21%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (84.21%) Python
3 15 (78.95%) OO
4 14 (73.68%) TDD
4 14 (73.68%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (73.68%) Workflow
4 14 (73.68%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (73.68%) Serverless
4 14 (73.68%) BDD
4 14 (73.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (68.42%) Unit Testing
5 13 (68.42%) Scala
5 13 (68.42%) C++
5 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (68.42%) C
6 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) C#
8 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
8 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (10.53%) Mockito
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Kanban
8 2 (10.53%) Finance

Software Development Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (73.68%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (73.68%) AWS Lambda
2 14 (73.68%) Serverless
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) Mockito
2 1 (5.26%) JBehave
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (10.53%) Kafka
1 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) SDET
1 19 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (78.95%) OO
3 14 (73.68%) BDD
3 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 14 (73.68%) Workflow
4 13 (68.42%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) Lean Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Python
3 13 (68.42%) C
3 13 (68.42%) C++
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) Scala
4 3 (15.79%) C#