Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 29 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 338 349 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.13% 8.22% 6.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.18% 9.11% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 279 386 312
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 4,133 3,829 4,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 87.19% 90.18% 88.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,407 3,229 3,544
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,100 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.46% +0.21% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 23 May 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 23 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 -3 61 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Welwyn Garden City -4 55 £57,500 +76.92% 4
Hatfield +18 52 £60,000 +84.62% 7
St Albans -9 33 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Stevenage +3 21 £50,000 +14.29% 13
Borehamwood -14 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Letchworth -1 8 £42,500 -1.73% 3
Hemel Hempstead -22 8 £60,000 +41.18%
Rickmansworth - 5 £55,000 -
Bishop's Stortford -8 4 £35,500 -29.00% 1
Berkhamsted +5 3 - -
Hitchin - 3 £50,000 - 1
Tring - 3 £30,000 - 2
Hoddesdon - 2 £55,000 -
Royston +1 1 £77,500 +19.23% 7
Hertford -7 1 £22,000 -32.31%
Ware - 1 £22,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 132 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 96 (28.40%) C#
4 91 (26.92%) Java
5 80 (23.67%) .NET
6 79 (23.37%) HTML
7 75 (22.19%) Computer Science
8 73 (21.60%) Python
9 66 (19.53%) Linux
10 65 (19.23%) Degree
10 65 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
11 62 (18.34%) C++
12 60 (17.75%) Git (software)
13 59 (17.46%) C
14 58 (17.16%) SQL
15 54 (15.98%) React
15 54 (15.98%) Public Cloud
16 53 (15.68%) OO
17 52 (15.38%) AngularJS
18 51 (15.09%) Data Centre
19 49 (14.50%) DevOps
19 49 (14.50%) MVC
19 49 (14.50%) Scrum
20 47 (13.91%) CSS
21 45 (13.31%) ASP.NET
21 45 (13.31%) SDLC
22 44 (13.02%) Retail
23 41 (12.13%) Mathematics
24 40 (11.83%) TDD
25 39 (11.54%) VMware

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 30 (8.88%) OpenStack
2 14 (4.14%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.96%) CMS
4 9 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.37%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) IIS
8 1 (0.30%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 65 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (7.40%) SaaS
4 12 (3.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 10 (2.96%) Akamai
6 8 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.07%) Google App Engine
7 7 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.07%) Google Compute Engine
8 6 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.78%) Serverless
9 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.30%) Office 365
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.36%) TCP/IP
2 32 (9.47%) DNS
3 31 (9.17%) DHCP
4 13 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (3.25%) 802.11
5 11 (3.25%) DWDM
5 11 (3.25%) HTTP
5 11 (3.25%) Internet
5 11 (3.25%) MPLS
5 11 (3.25%) SSL
5 11 (3.25%) WAN
6 10 (2.96%) BGP
6 10 (2.96%) DMVPN
6 10 (2.96%) HTTPS
6 10 (2.96%) IGRP
6 10 (2.96%) NetScaler
6 10 (2.96%) Network Security
6 10 (2.96%) OSPF
6 10 (2.96%) SNMP
6 10 (2.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.33%) NoSQL
2 18 (5.33%) Redis
3 17 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.37%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.48%) MySQL
10 4 (1.18%) Big Data
11 2 (0.59%) SQLite
12 1 (0.30%) DataStax
12 1 (0.30%) DB2
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 60 (17.75%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.99%) WebDriver
3 25 (7.40%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.21%) Selenium
5 19 (5.62%) LabVIEW
6 16 (4.73%) Maven
6 16 (4.73%) Subversion
6 16 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 15 (4.44%) gulp
7 15 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
8 14 (4.14%) JBehave
9 8 (2.37%) Grunt
10 6 (1.78%) JUnit
10 6 (1.78%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.48%) CANoe
12 4 (1.18%) CodeWarrior
12 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.18%) JMeter
12 4 (1.18%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.18%) Robot Framework
General
1 44 (13.02%) Retail
2 25 (7.40%) Finance
3 13 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.55%) Electronics
5 10 (2.96%) Automotive
6 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.48%) Publishing
7 4 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.18%) Banking
7 4 (1.18%) Games
7 4 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 144 (42.60%) Developer
2 125 (36.98%) Software Engineer
3 48 (14.20%) Systems Engineer
4 42 (12.43%) .NET Developer
5 38 (11.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 36 (10.65%) C# Developer
6 36 (10.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 31 (9.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 30 (8.88%) Software Developer
9 28 (8.28%) Senior Developer
10 26 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
10 26 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
11 25 (7.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 25 (7.40%) Java Developer
12 24 (7.10%) C# .NET Developer
13 22 (6.51%) C# Software Developer
14 21 (6.21%) .NET Software Developer
15 20 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
16 19 (5.62%) JavaScript Engineer
16 19 (5.62%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (23.67%) .NET
2 79 (23.37%) HTML
3 54 (15.98%) React
4 52 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 47 (13.91%) CSS
6 45 (13.31%) ASP.NET
7 34 (10.06%) HTML5
8 33 (9.76%) Web Services
9 31 (9.17%) .NET Framework
9 31 (9.17%) Node.js
10 25 (7.40%) XML
11 24 (7.10%) jQuery
12 22 (6.51%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 20 (5.92%) React Native
14 19 (5.62%) Ember.js
14 19 (5.62%) Meteor
15 16 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (4.73%) Spring
15 16 (4.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (4.44%) lodash
Miscellaneous
1 75 (22.19%) Computer Science
2 54 (15.98%) Public Cloud
3 51 (15.09%) Data Centre
4 36 (10.65%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (6.80%) User Experience
7 17 (5.03%) Mobile App
8 15 (4.44%) Acoustics
9 8 (2.37%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.78%) Robotics
12 4 (1.18%) NHS
13 3 (0.89%) Derivative
13 3 (0.89%) Fintech
13 3 (0.89%) Online Games
13 3 (0.89%) Video\Live Streaming
14 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.59%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 66 (19.53%) Linux
2 29 (8.58%) Unix
3 27 (7.99%) Windows
4 15 (4.44%) Android
5 14 (4.14%) CoreOS
6 12 (3.55%) Debian
6 12 (3.55%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.37%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.48%) AIX
8 5 (1.48%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.48%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.89%) Solaris
10 2 (0.59%) CentOS
10 2 (0.59%) SUSE
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.30%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (15.68%) OO
3 49 (14.50%) DevOps
3 49 (14.50%) MVC
3 49 (14.50%) Scrum
4 45 (13.31%) SDLC
5 41 (12.13%) Mathematics
6 40 (11.83%) TDD
7 36 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (10.65%) Test Automation
7 36 (10.65%) Web Development
8 33 (9.76%) Physics
9 30 (8.88%) Open Source
10 28 (8.28%) OOP
11 27 (7.99%) BDD
11 27 (7.99%) The Twelve-Factor App
12 24 (7.10%) Coaching
12 24 (7.10%) Performance Management
13 22 (6.51%) Mentoring
14 21 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 104 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 96 (28.40%) C#
3 91 (26.92%) Java
4 73 (21.60%) Python
5 62 (18.34%) C++
6 59 (17.46%) C
7 58 (17.16%) SQL
8 18 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.03%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.44%) Embedded C
10 15 (4.44%) ES6
11 13 (3.85%) Groovy
12 12 (3.55%) Scala
13 8 (2.37%) Java 8
14 7 (2.07%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.78%) Ruby
16 4 (1.18%) Ada
16 4 (1.18%) Embedded C++
16 4 (1.18%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.89%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 65 (19.23%) Degree
2 36 (10.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.25%) PhD
4 6 (1.78%) CCNP
4 6 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.48%) MCP
5 5 (1.48%) MCSE
5 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.76%) QA
2 3 (0.89%) GDPR
3 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.59%) GxP
4 1 (0.30%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.30%) JTAG
4 1 (0.30%) MISRA
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (10.06%) Docker
2 18 (5.33%) VMware NSX
3 17 (5.03%) Firmware
4 12 (3.55%) Ceph
5 9 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.07%) LXC
7 5 (1.48%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (10.65%) Puppet
2 29 (8.58%) Kubernetes
3 26 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (5.33%) Ansible
4 18 (5.33%) vCenter Server
5 10 (2.96%) vRealize
6 4 (1.18%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.59%) Grafana
7 2 (0.59%) Graphite
8 1 (0.30%) Consul
8 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.30%) Nagios
8 1 (0.30%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (11.54%) VMware
2 26 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.80%) Google
4 12 (3.55%) Oracle
5 11 (3.25%) Arista
5 11 (3.25%) Cisco
5 11 (3.25%) F5
5 11 (3.25%) Riverbed
6 10 (2.96%) Aruba
6 10 (2.96%) Blue Coat
6 10 (2.96%) Citrix
6 10 (2.96%) Meraki
6 10 (2.96%) Zscaler
7 9 (2.66%) Atmel
7 9 (2.66%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.66%) Fortinet
7 9 (2.66%) Juniper
7 9 (2.66%) Palo Alto
7 9 (2.66%) Tufin
8 6 (1.78%) IBM