Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 29 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 397 320 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.01% 7.10% 6.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.65% 8.08% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 372 340 374
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3728 3960 4673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.63% 87.88% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 3269 3806
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Hatfield +51 70 £60,000 +41.18% 8
Watford -9 59 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Borehamwood -4 46 £45,000 +20.00%
St Albans -6 46 £60,000 +20.00%
Hemel Hempstead -3 34 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Welwyn Garden City -2 32 £22,000 -46.67% 4
Stevenage +5 26 £45,000 -5.26%
Bishop's Stortford -1 17 £26,000 -52.73%
Hertford -4 15 £22,000 - 1
Tring +3 8 £32,500 - 1
Letchworth +4 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Ware -1 5 £22,000 -
Kings Langley - 4 £37,500 -
Harpenden +6 2 £57,500 -4.17%
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 185 (46.60%) Degree
2 177 (44.58%) Computer Science
3 145 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (34.51%) Java
5 113 (28.46%) C#
6 112 (28.21%) JavaScript
7 103 (25.94%) SQL
8 100 (25.19%) C++
9 99 (24.94%) HTML
10 94 (23.68%) Python
11 88 (22.17%) .NET
12 79 (19.90%) Computer Science Degree
13 75 (18.89%) Linux
14 71 (17.88%) Windows
15 69 (17.38%) CSS
16 68 (17.13%) Mathematics
17 65 (16.37%) ASP.NET
18 63 (15.87%) OO
18 63 (15.87%) MVC
19 60 (15.11%) SDLC
20 59 (14.86%) Scrum
21 55 (13.85%) Physics
22 54 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
22 54 (13.60%) Web Services
23 52 (13.10%) C
23 52 (13.10%) Unix
23 52 (13.10%) jQuery
24 50 (12.59%) Web Development
24 50 (12.59%) AngularJS
25 48 (12.09%) Telecoms

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 23 (5.79%) OpenStack
2 20 (5.04%) CMS
3 19 (4.79%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.53%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.27%) Apache
6 8 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.76%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) DNN
8 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.51%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (0.50%) Simulink
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.02%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.76%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 54 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 12 (3.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (2.52%) Serverless
6 7 (1.76%) SaaS
7 6 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.51%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.51%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (1.01%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (0.76%) Akamai
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.50%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.54%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.27%) Internet
2 13 (3.27%) Wireless
3 12 (3.02%) 802.11
3 12 (3.02%) DNS
3 12 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (2.27%) DHCP
4 9 (2.27%) RFID
4 9 (2.27%) Wireless Security
5 6 (1.51%) NAS
6 4 (1.01%) Firewall
7 3 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.76%) DMVPN
7 3 (0.76%) GLBP
7 3 (0.76%) HTTP
7 3 (0.76%) IPsec
7 3 (0.76%) Multicast
7 3 (0.76%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.58%) NoSQL
2 26 (6.55%) SQL Server
3 24 (6.05%) Redis
3 24 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.78%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.02%) MySQL
6 12 (3.02%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.02%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (2.52%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.51%) DataStax
9 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 40 (10.08%) LabVIEW
3 38 (9.57%) Git (software)
4 26 (6.55%) Selenium
5 25 (6.30%) Maven
5 25 (6.30%) Subversion
6 22 (5.54%) NUnit
7 19 (4.79%) WebDriver
8 18 (4.53%) JBehave
8 18 (4.53%) Moq
9 14 (3.53%) Grunt
10 13 (3.27%) JUnit
11 11 (2.77%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.77%) JIRA
12 10 (2.52%) Bitbucket
12 10 (2.52%) Jenkins
12 10 (2.52%) jMock
12 10 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (2.27%) Gradle
13 9 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 48 (12.09%) Telecoms
2 35 (8.82%) Aerospace
3 26 (6.55%) Finance
4 25 (6.30%) Games
4 25 (6.30%) Retail
5 21 (5.29%) Electronics
6 19 (4.79%) Automotive
6 19 (4.79%) Publishing
7 9 (2.27%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) Military
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 179 (45.09%) Developer
2 126 (31.74%) Software Engineer
3 63 (15.87%) Java Developer
4 47 (11.84%) .NET Developer
4 47 (11.84%) Senior Developer
5 33 (8.31%) Software Developer
6 32 (8.06%) Graduate
7 27 (6.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 27 (6.80%) Junior
8 26 (6.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (6.05%) C++ Developer
9 24 (6.05%) C++ Software Developer
10 23 (5.79%) C# Developer
11 21 (5.29%) Agile Developer
12 20 (5.04%) Agile Java Developer
12 20 (5.04%) Java Engineer
13 19 (4.79%) C# Software Engineer
14 18 (4.53%) Graduate Developer
14 18 (4.53%) Graduate Java Developer
14 18 (4.53%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (24.94%) HTML
2 88 (22.17%) .NET
3 69 (17.38%) CSS
4 65 (16.37%) ASP.NET
5 54 (13.60%) Web Services
6 52 (13.10%) jQuery
7 50 (12.59%) AngularJS
8 36 (9.07%) Spring
9 35 (8.82%) REST
10 33 (8.31%) RESTful
11 32 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
12 30 (7.56%) XML
13 26 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (6.55%) Node.js
14 25 (6.30%) JAX-RS
15 24 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (5.29%) HTML5
17 19 (4.79%) SignalR
18 17 (4.28%) React
19 16 (4.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 177 (44.58%) Computer Science
2 40 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.80%) Public Cloud
4 23 (5.79%) Acoustics
5 20 (5.04%) Data Centre
6 19 (4.79%) User Experience
7 18 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (4.53%) Mobile App
8 16 (4.03%) Algorithms
8 16 (4.03%) Video\Live Streaming
9 10 (2.52%) RIA
10 9 (2.27%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.02%) Robotics
12 5 (1.26%) Fintech
13 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.76%) SCADA
13 3 (0.76%) Spread Betting
14 2 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (18.89%) Linux
2 71 (17.88%) Windows
3 52 (13.10%) Unix
4 14 (3.53%) CoreOS
5 13 (3.27%) Debian
5 13 (3.27%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.52%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.27%) Windows 10
7 9 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.02%) AIX
9 7 (1.76%) Android
10 4 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.50%) Solaris
11 2 (0.50%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (17.13%) Mathematics
3 63 (15.87%) MVC
3 63 (15.87%) OO
4 60 (15.11%) SDLC
5 59 (14.86%) Scrum
6 55 (13.85%) Physics
7 50 (12.59%) Web Development
8 45 (11.34%) TDD
9 40 (10.08%) Multithreading
10 34 (8.56%) Signal Processing
11 33 (8.31%) DevOps
12 32 (8.06%) Open Source
13 30 (7.56%) OOD
14 28 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (6.80%) Configuration Management
16 25 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (5.79%) Server Building
17 23 (5.79%) Test Automation
18 21 (5.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 137 (34.51%) Java
2 113 (28.46%) C#
3 112 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 103 (25.94%) SQL
5 100 (25.19%) C++
6 94 (23.68%) Python
7 52 (13.10%) C
8 20 (5.04%) TypeScript
9 14 (3.53%) PHP
10 13 (3.27%) Go
11 10 (2.52%) Ada
11 10 (2.52%) Korn
11 10 (2.52%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.27%) Ruby
13 8 (2.02%) ES6
13 8 (2.02%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.51%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.51%) Rust
15 5 (1.26%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 185 (46.60%) Degree
2 79 (19.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.03%) PhD
4 14 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.27%) CWNA
7 6 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.76%) CCNP
8 3 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.56%) QA
2 8 (2.02%) MISRA
3 2 (0.50%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.25%) ECSS
4 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (6.80%) Docker
2 14 (3.53%) Ceph
3 10 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.51%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.76%) LXC
6 3 (0.76%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (7.05%) Kubernetes
2 27 (6.80%) Puppet
3 17 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.53%) Ansible
5 10 (2.52%) Data Guard
5 10 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (1.76%) Grafana
7 6 (1.51%) OpenNMS
7 6 (1.51%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.51%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.76%) vRealize
9 2 (0.50%) Graphite
10 1 (0.25%) Consul
10 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (6.55%) Oracle
2 23 (5.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.53%) Google
4 16 (4.03%) VMware
5 9 (2.27%) IBM
6 7 (1.76%) NetApp
7 6 (1.51%) Adobe
7 6 (1.51%) New Relic
8 4 (1.01%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.76%) Arista
9 3 (0.76%) Aruba
9 3 (0.76%) Blue Coat
9 3 (0.76%) Cisco
9 3 (0.76%) Citrix
9 3 (0.76%) F5
9 3 (0.76%) Juniper
9 3 (0.76%) Meraki
9 3 (0.76%) Palo Alto
9 3 (0.76%) Riverbed
9 3 (0.76%) Tufin