Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 28 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 449 333 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.33% 7.39% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.91% 8.31% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 384 393 278
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,625 £30,200 £31,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 4,114 4,008 4,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 85.48% 88.89% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,477 3,303 3,562
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.11% -2.63%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% -

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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Hatfield +43 80 £60,000 +84.62% 9
Watford -1 70 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Welwyn Garden City +2 65 £22,000 -32.31% 6
St Albans -11 48 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Hemel Hempstead 0 34 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Stevenage +22 30 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Borehamwood -11 23 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford -6 15 £26,000 -48.00%
Hertford -10 11 £22,000 -32.31% 1
Letchworth +10 10 £42,500 - 1
Ware -1 6 £22,000 -
Tring -3 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Rickmansworth - 4 £55,000 - 1
Kings Langley - 3 £37,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £24,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 173 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (32.07%) Degree
3 141 (31.40%) Computer Science
4 135 (30.07%) Java
5 126 (28.06%) Python
6 120 (26.73%) JavaScript
6 120 (26.73%) C#
7 112 (24.94%) HTML
8 111 (24.72%) Linux
9 96 (21.38%) .NET
10 89 (19.82%) SQL
11 86 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
12 79 (17.59%) C++
13 75 (16.70%) Mathematics
13 75 (16.70%) Public Cloud
14 71 (15.81%) CSS
15 63 (14.03%) Unix
15 63 (14.03%) MVC
16 62 (13.81%) OO
16 62 (13.81%) Data Centre
17 61 (13.59%) Scrum
18 60 (13.36%) C
18 60 (13.36%) Computer Science Degree
19 59 (13.14%) DevOps
19 59 (13.14%) Windows
20 58 (12.92%) AngularJS
21 56 (12.47%) Git (software)
21 56 (12.47%) SDLC
22 55 (12.25%) ASP.NET
23 54 (12.03%) 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 46 (10.24%) OpenStack
2 19 (4.23%) CMS
3 15 (3.34%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.34%) Umbraco
4 7 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.11%) Apache
6 4 (0.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.22%) DNN
7 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.22%) Simulink
1 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.23%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 86 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.35%) SaaS
4 21 (4.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 13 (2.90%) Akamai
5 13 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.67%) Google App Engine
6 12 (2.67%) Google Compute Engine
7 9 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (2.00%) Serverless
8 3 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.02%) TCP/IP
2 37 (8.24%) DNS
3 36 (8.02%) DHCP
4 22 (4.90%) 802.11
4 22 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (3.56%) Internet
6 14 (3.12%) DWDM
6 14 (3.12%) MPLS
6 14 (3.12%) SSL
6 14 (3.12%) WAN
6 14 (3.12%) Wireless
7 13 (2.90%) BGP
7 13 (2.90%) Firewall
7 13 (2.90%) HTTP
7 13 (2.90%) HTTPS
7 13 (2.90%) IGRP
7 13 (2.90%) IPsec
7 13 (2.90%) OSPF
7 13 (2.90%) SNMP
7 13 (2.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.46%) NoSQL
2 32 (7.13%) SQL Server
3 29 (6.46%) Redis
4 28 (6.24%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (3.56%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.45%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (1.78%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (1.56%) MySQL
12 6 (1.34%) DataStax
13 4 (0.89%) DB2
14 2 (0.45%) SQLite
15 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (12.47%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.02%) Visual Studio
3 27 (6.01%) Selenium
4 25 (5.57%) Subversion
5 23 (5.12%) WebDriver
6 19 (4.23%) Jenkins
7 18 (4.01%) Maven
8 15 (3.34%) Grunt
8 15 (3.34%) JBehave
8 15 (3.34%) LabVIEW
8 15 (3.34%) NUnit
9 14 (3.12%) Moq
10 13 (2.90%) gulp
10 13 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
11 11 (2.45%) JUnit
12 9 (2.00%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.78%) GCC
13 8 (1.78%) JIRA
13 8 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (1.34%) jMock
General
1 46 (10.24%) Retail
2 30 (6.68%) Finance
3 20 (4.45%) Publishing
4 19 (4.23%) Automotive
4 19 (4.23%) Electronics
4 19 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.12%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.00%) Games
7 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.89%) Banking
8 4 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 169 (37.64%) Developer
2 145 (32.29%) Software Engineer
3 60 (13.36%) Systems Engineer
4 55 (12.25%) Java Developer
5 45 (10.02%) Senior Developer
6 41 (9.13%) .NET Developer
7 32 (7.13%) Linux Engineer
8 31 (6.90%) Junior
9 30 (6.68%) Graduate
10 28 (6.24%) VMware Engineer
11 27 (6.01%) Software Developer
12 25 (5.57%) C# Developer
12 25 (5.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 22 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
14 20 (4.45%) Embedded Engineer
15 18 (4.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 18 (4.01%) Java Engineer
15 18 (4.01%) Junior Developer
15 18 (4.01%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (24.94%) HTML
2 96 (21.38%) .NET
3 71 (15.81%) CSS
4 58 (12.92%) AngularJS
5 55 (12.25%) ASP.NET
6 54 (12.03%) Web Services
7 51 (11.36%) jQuery
8 39 (8.69%) React
9 33 (7.35%) XML
10 31 (6.90%) REST
11 30 (6.68%) Node.js
12 28 (6.24%) RabbitMQ
13 27 (6.01%) HTML5
14 25 (5.57%) Spring
15 23 (5.12%) 802.1X
16 22 (4.90%) RESTful
17 18 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (3.79%) .NET Framework
19 16 (3.56%) SignalR
19 16 (3.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 141 (31.40%) Computer Science
2 75 (16.70%) Public Cloud
3 62 (13.81%) Data Centre
4 46 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (5.12%) User Experience
6 18 (4.01%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.45%) Acoustics
9 10 (2.23%) Robotics
10 8 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.56%) Fintech
12 5 (1.11%) NHS
12 5 (1.11%) Online Games
13 4 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.89%) SCADA
13 4 (0.89%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.67%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.67%) RIA
14 3 (0.67%) Spread Betting
15 2 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (24.72%) Linux
2 63 (14.03%) Unix
3 59 (13.14%) Windows
4 23 (5.12%) CoreOS
5 22 (4.90%) Debian
5 22 (4.90%) Ubuntu
6 13 (2.90%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.67%) Android
8 11 (2.45%) AIX
9 10 (2.23%) Windows Server
10 9 (2.00%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.11%) Solaris
12 4 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.67%) CentOS
13 3 (0.67%) SUSE
14 2 (0.45%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (16.70%) Mathematics
3 63 (14.03%) MVC
4 62 (13.81%) OO
5 61 (13.59%) Scrum
6 59 (13.14%) DevOps
7 56 (12.47%) SDLC
8 54 (12.03%) Physics
9 50 (11.14%) TDD
10 48 (10.69%) Open Source
11 37 (8.24%) Web Development
12 36 (8.02%) Configuration Management
12 36 (8.02%) The Twelve-Factor App
13 30 (6.68%) Server Building
13 30 (6.68%) Test Automation
14 29 (6.46%) Mentoring
15 26 (5.79%) OOP
16 25 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (5.35%) BDD
18 23 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (30.07%) Java
2 126 (28.06%) Python
3 120 (26.73%) C#
3 120 (26.73%) JavaScript
4 89 (19.82%) SQL
5 79 (17.59%) C++
6 60 (13.36%) C
7 20 (4.45%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.01%) Bash Shell
9 15 (3.34%) Groovy
10 13 (2.90%) ES6
11 11 (2.45%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.00%) Go
12 9 (2.00%) MATLAB
12 9 (2.00%) Ruby
13 8 (1.78%) Korn
13 8 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.56%) Ada
14 7 (1.56%) PHP
15 6 (1.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 144 (32.07%) Degree
2 60 (13.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.45%) PhD
4 9 (2.00%) CCNP
4 9 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.00%) CWNA
5 7 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.11%) MCP
6 5 (1.11%) MCSE
6 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.67%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.80%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.45%) MISRA
3 1 (0.22%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.22%) ECSS
3 1 (0.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (10.69%) Docker
2 24 (5.35%) VMware NSX
3 23 (5.12%) Ceph
4 15 (3.34%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.45%) Firmware
6 8 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.34%) LXC
8 5 (1.11%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.67%) vSphere
10 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (11.14%) Puppet
2 46 (10.24%) Kubernetes
3 31 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (5.35%) vCenter Server
5 23 (5.12%) Ansible
6 13 (2.90%) vRealize
7 9 (2.00%) Prometheus
8 8 (1.78%) Data Guard
8 8 (1.78%) Grafana
8 8 (1.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (1.34%) OpenNMS
10 4 (0.89%) Graphite
11 2 (0.45%) Consul
12 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 54 (12.03%) VMware
2 39 (8.69%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.68%) Google
4 28 (6.24%) Oracle
5 14 (3.12%) Arista
5 14 (3.12%) Cisco
5 14 (3.12%) F5
5 14 (3.12%) Riverbed
6 13 (2.90%) Aruba
6 13 (2.90%) Blue Coat
6 13 (2.90%) Citrix
6 13 (2.90%) Meraki
7 12 (2.67%) CheckPoint
7 12 (2.67%) Fortinet
7 12 (2.67%) Juniper
7 12 (2.67%) Palo Alto
7 12 (2.67%) Tufin
8 11 (2.45%) IBM
9 10 (2.23%) NetApp
10 8 (1.78%) Atmel