Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 23 29
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 279 413 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.32% 9.31% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.07% 10.46% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 247 386 356
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,457 3,948 4,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 90.64% 88.98% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,640 3,327 3,326
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.40%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Hertfordshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 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
Watford +7 83 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Welwyn Garden City -11 50 £22,000 - 1
Borehamwood +2 25 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hatfield -25 24 £62,500 +4.17% 5
Stevenage +7 21 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Tring -2 13 £31,500 +5.00% 3
St Albans -19 13 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Hemel Hempstead -5 7 £45,000 +9.09% 7
Cheshunt - 6 - -
Hertford +1 5 £22,000 - 1
Ware -1 5 £22,000 - 1
Kings Langley +3 4 £37,500 - 5
Waltham Cross - 4 £45,000 - 4
Berkhamsted - 3 £31,500 -
Hitchin - 2 £40,000 -
Rickmansworth +4 1 £27,000 -50.91%
Royston - 1 £50,000 - 8
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 94 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (33.33%) C#
3 75 (26.88%) SQL
4 74 (26.52%) JavaScript
5 72 (25.81%) Java
6 67 (24.01%) Computer Science
7 64 (22.94%) .NET
8 61 (21.86%) Microsoft
9 55 (19.71%) Web Services
9 55 (19.71%) Windows
10 53 (19.00%) MVC
11 49 (17.56%) ASP.NET
12 47 (16.85%) CSS
12 47 (16.85%) Degree
13 43 (15.41%) Amazon AWS
14 42 (15.05%) C++
14 42 (15.05%) HTML
15 40 (14.34%) RESTful
15 40 (14.34%) AngularJS
16 39 (13.98%) Mathematics
17 37 (13.26%) Physics
18 36 (12.90%) SDLC
19 34 (12.19%) TDD
19 34 (12.19%) Visual Studio
20 32 (11.47%) Scrum
21 31 (11.11%) Spring
21 31 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
22 28 (10.04%) .NET Core
23 27 (9.68%) Web Development

Software Engineering
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 9 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.87%) JBoss
3 6 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.43%) IIS
5 2 (0.72%) WordPress
6 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) InVision
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.41%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.66%) SaaS
4 12 (4.30%) Office 365
5 8 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.43%) GitHub
8 3 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (1.08%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.72%) Force.com
9 2 (0.72%) npm
9 2 (0.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.81%) DNS
2 17 (6.09%) DHCP
3 11 (3.94%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (3.94%) Wireless
4 9 (3.23%) SSL
5 6 (2.15%) Skype
6 5 (1.79%) HTTP
6 5 (1.79%) LAN
6 5 (1.79%) Network Security
6 5 (1.79%) VPN
6 5 (1.79%) WAN
7 4 (1.43%) BGP
7 4 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (1.43%) DWDM
7 4 (1.43%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.43%) IGRP
7 4 (1.43%) IPsec
7 4 (1.43%) MPLS
7 4 (1.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.58%) MySQL
3 7 (2.51%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.79%) BigQuery
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.08%) Big Data
6 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.72%) Redis
8 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (12.19%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.89%) Subversion
3 17 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.94%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.23%) LabVIEW
6 7 (2.51%) gulp
6 7 (2.51%) Metasploit
7 6 (2.15%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.15%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (1.79%) JBehave
8 5 (1.79%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.08%) GitLab
11 2 (0.72%) Bower
11 2 (0.72%) Grunt
11 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.72%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (9.68%) Finance
2 20 (7.17%) Retail
3 19 (6.81%) Aerospace
4 13 (4.66%) Electronics
5 11 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.51%) Games
7 4 (1.43%) Romanian Language
7 4 (1.43%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (41.58%) Developer
2 101 (36.20%) Software Engineer
3 42 (15.05%) C# Developer
4 35 (12.54%) .NET Developer
5 31 (11.11%) Graduate
6 30 (10.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 29 (10.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (9.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 26 (9.32%) Java Developer
9 23 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
10 21 (7.53%) Angular Developer
10 21 (7.53%) C# Software Engineer
11 20 (7.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (7.17%) Graduate Developer
12 18 (6.45%) Junior
13 16 (5.73%) Embedded Engineer
13 16 (5.73%) Software Developer
14 15 (5.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 13 (4.66%) C++ Developer
15 13 (4.66%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (22.94%) .NET
2 55 (19.71%) Web Services
3 49 (17.56%) ASP.NET
4 47 (16.85%) CSS
5 42 (15.05%) HTML
6 40 (14.34%) AngularJS
6 40 (14.34%) RESTful
7 31 (11.11%) Spring
8 28 (10.04%) .NET Core
9 22 (7.89%) XML
10 20 (7.17%) Angular 2
11 16 (5.73%) React
12 14 (5.02%) REST
13 13 (4.66%) HTML5
13 13 (4.66%) jQuery
14 11 (3.94%) Node.js
15 9 (3.23%) Hibernate
16 8 (2.87%) JavaFX
16 8 (2.87%) Spring MVC
16 8 (2.87%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (7.17%) Data Centre
3 20 (7.17%) User Experience
4 19 (6.81%) Robotics
5 14 (5.02%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.51%) SCADA
6 7 (2.51%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (2.15%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (1.79%) PKI
8 5 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.43%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.08%) Acoustics
10 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.36%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.71%) Windows
2 22 (7.89%) Linux
3 13 (4.66%) Windows 10
4 10 (3.58%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.23%) Unix
6 8 (2.87%) Android
7 7 (2.51%) Kali Linux
8 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.79%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.72%) CentOS
9 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.72%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.01%) Computer Science
3 53 (19.00%) MVC
4 39 (13.98%) Mathematics
5 37 (13.26%) Physics
6 36 (12.90%) SDLC
7 34 (12.19%) TDD
8 32 (11.47%) Scrum
9 31 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (9.68%) Web Development
11 26 (9.32%) Data Analysis
12 25 (8.96%) Analytics
12 25 (8.96%) Multithreading
13 24 (8.60%) Microservices
13 24 (8.60%) OO
14 22 (7.89%) DevOps
14 22 (7.89%) Mentoring
14 22 (7.89%) Open Source
15 21 (7.53%) Migration
16 20 (7.17%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (33.33%) C#
2 75 (26.88%) SQL
3 74 (26.52%) JavaScript
4 72 (25.81%) Java
5 42 (15.05%) C++
6 26 (9.32%) Python
7 25 (8.96%) PL/SQL
8 22 (7.89%) T-SQL
9 18 (6.45%) PowerShell
10 15 (5.38%) C
10 15 (5.38%) Java 8
11 13 (4.66%) TypeScript
12 10 (3.58%) PHP
13 9 (3.23%) Ruby
14 8 (2.87%) ES6
15 7 (2.51%) Go
15 7 (2.51%) Perl
16 6 (2.15%) Embedded C
17 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
18 4 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (16.85%) Degree
2 23 (8.24%) PhD
3 14 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.94%) CISA
4 11 (3.94%) CISM
4 11 (3.94%) CISSP
5 7 (2.51%) CEH
5 7 (2.51%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (2.51%) CSSLP
5 7 (2.51%) GIAC
5 7 (2.51%) SANS
5 7 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.51%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.51%) SSCP
6 1 (0.36%) MCP
6 1 (0.36%) MCSE
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.96%) QA
2 6 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.43%) GDPR
3 4 (1.43%) ISO 22301
3 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) MISRA
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (8.24%) Docker
2 16 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.08%) vSphere
4 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (5.38%) Grafana
1 15 (5.38%) Prometheus
2 7 (2.51%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.51%) Nessus
2 7 (2.51%) Nmap
3 4 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (1.08%) vCenter Server
4 3 (1.08%) vRealize
4 3 (1.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (0.72%) Consul
5 2 (0.72%) Graphite
5 2 (0.72%) Icinga
5 2 (0.72%) Kibana
5 2 (0.72%) logstash
5 2 (0.72%) Nagios
5 2 (0.72%) Puppet
5 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 61 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.45%) Talend
3 15 (5.38%) Cisco
4 11 (3.94%) Aruba
4 11 (3.94%) Google
4 11 (3.94%) Siemens
5 8 (2.87%) VMware
6 7 (2.51%) Netsparker
6 7 (2.51%) Oracle
6 7 (2.51%) Qualys
7 5 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.43%) Arista
8 4 (1.43%) Citrix
8 4 (1.43%) F5
8 4 (1.43%) LogRhythm
8 4 (1.43%) Riverbed
8 4 (1.43%) Splunk
9 3 (1.08%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.72%) EXTOL
10 2 (0.72%) New Relic