Period
to 22 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 42 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 146 271 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.06% 6.02% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 6.67% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 96 224 358
Hertfordshire median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +18.64% +1.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,850 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 2,492 4,063 3,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 86.32% 90.23% 90.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,870 3,246 3,295
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 22 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -8 38 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Cheshunt - 21 - -
Welwyn Garden City +6 13 - - 3
Royston +10 12 £47,500 -38.71% 8
Hemel Hempstead +5 10 £60,000 +105.13% 1
Stevenage -6 10 £30,000 -40.00% 18
Bishop's Stortford +10 8 £40,000 -30.43%
St Albans +7 7 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Hatfield -1 5 £43,500 -30.40% 2
Waltham Cross -3 3 £45,000 - 3
Berkhamsted -6 2 £30,000 - 1
Letchworth -8 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Potters Bar - 1 £32,500 -
Hertford - 1 £25,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 58 (39.73%) C++
2 56 (38.36%) Java
3 50 (34.25%) JavaScript
4 49 (33.56%) C#
5 46 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (27.40%) HTML
7 38 (26.03%) Python
8 37 (25.34%) .NET
9 35 (23.97%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (23.29%) MVC
11 32 (21.92%) Windows
12 31 (21.23%) C
13 28 (19.18%) Linux
13 28 (19.18%) DevOps
14 27 (18.49%) CSS
15 26 (17.81%) Scrum
15 26 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (17.12%) AngularJS
17 24 (16.44%) TypeScript
17 24 (16.44%) OO
18 22 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (14.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (14.38%) TCP/IP
19 21 (14.38%) SQL
19 21 (14.38%) SC Cleared
19 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
20 20 (13.70%) HTML5
21 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
22 18 (12.33%) jQuery
22 18 (12.33%) Computer Science

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 11 (7.53%) Confluence
2 3 (2.05%) nginx
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.64%) SaaS
3 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.05%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.37%) Office 365
7 1 (0.68%) Akamai
7 1 (0.68%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.38%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.79%) Firewall
3 6 (4.11%) HTTP
4 4 (2.74%) DHCP
4 4 (2.74%) DNS
5 3 (2.05%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.05%) SSL
6 2 (1.37%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.37%) Network Security
6 2 (1.37%) Skype
6 2 (1.37%) VPN
7 1 (0.68%) 802.11
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.68%) DMVPN
7 1 (0.68%) DWDM
7 1 (0.68%) GLBP
7 1 (0.68%) Internet
7 1 (0.68%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.79%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.74%) QlikView
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.05%) Power BI
6 2 (1.37%) MySQL
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.68%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.68%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.90%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.53%) gulp
4 10 (6.85%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.85%) JIRA
5 9 (6.16%) Selenium
6 7 (4.79%) NUnit
7 4 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (2.05%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.05%) Qt Creator
8 3 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.37%) GitLab
9 2 (1.37%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.37%) JUnit
9 2 (1.37%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (8.22%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.11%) Retail
4 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (41.78%) Software Engineer
2 53 (36.30%) Developer
3 20 (13.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (11.64%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.96%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.90%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (8.22%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) Embedded Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (7.53%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (6.85%) SQL Developer
10 9 (6.16%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (6.16%) C Software Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (6.16%) Embedded C Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.40%) HTML
2 37 (25.34%) .NET
3 27 (18.49%) CSS
4 25 (17.12%) AngularJS
5 21 (14.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (13.70%) HTML5
7 18 (12.33%) jQuery
8 17 (11.64%) ASP.NET
9 15 (10.27%) D3.js
10 14 (9.59%) Node.js
11 13 (8.90%) React
12 12 (8.22%) WPF
13 11 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (7.53%) React Native
13 11 (7.53%) Web Services
14 9 (6.16%) Flash
14 9 (6.16%) MFC
14 9 (6.16%) OpenGL
15 7 (4.79%) XML
16 6 (4.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.42%) CAN bus
4 4 (2.74%) PKI
4 4 (2.74%) Replication
4 4 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.37%) SCADA
7 1 (0.68%) Life Science
7 1 (0.68%) Robotics
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.92%) Windows
2 28 (19.18%) Linux
3 6 (4.11%) CentOS
4 5 (3.42%) Unix
4 5 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.74%) AIX
5 4 (2.74%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.05%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.29%) MVC
3 28 (19.18%) DevOps
4 26 (17.81%) Scrum
5 24 (16.44%) OO
6 22 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (12.33%) Computer Science
7 18 (12.33%) Infrastructure Automation
8 17 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.96%) TDD
10 14 (9.59%) OOP
11 13 (8.90%) Defect Tracking
11 13 (8.90%) Infrastructure as Code
11 13 (8.90%) SDLC
11 13 (8.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 13 (8.90%) Visualisation
12 11 (7.53%) Mathematics
12 11 (7.53%) Test Automation
13 8 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (5.48%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 58 (39.73%) C++
2 56 (38.36%) Java
3 50 (34.25%) JavaScript
4 49 (33.56%) C#
5 38 (26.03%) Python
6 31 (21.23%) C
7 24 (16.44%) TypeScript
8 21 (14.38%) SQL
9 14 (9.59%) Scala
10 13 (8.90%) Go
10 13 (8.90%) Rust
11 12 (8.22%) ES6
12 10 (6.85%) Embedded C
12 10 (6.85%) Embedded C++
13 9 (6.16%) PowerShell
14 8 (5.48%) MATLAB
15 6 (4.11%) PHP
15 6 (4.11%) R
16 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
16 3 (2.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) SC Cleared
1 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.59%) Degree
3 8 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.48%) PhD
4 5 (3.42%) CEH
4 5 (3.42%) CISSP
5 4 (2.74%) Postgraduate
6 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.37%) CCNA
8 1 (0.68%) CCA
8 1 (0.68%) CCNP
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.68%) MCP
8 1 (0.68%) RHCE
8 1 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) PCI DSS
1 5 (3.42%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.11%) VMware NSX
3 5 (3.42%) Docker
4 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.37%) Firmware
6 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
6 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (2.74%) Puppet
3 3 (2.05%) Ansible
3 3 (2.05%) Kibana
3 3 (2.05%) logstash
4 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.37%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.37%) vRealize
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.85%) VMware
3 9 (6.16%) Xilinx
4 7 (4.79%) Google
4 7 (4.79%) Oracle
4 7 (4.79%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.74%) Tableau
6 3 (2.05%) Cisco
7 2 (1.37%) Arista
7 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.37%) Citrix
7 2 (1.37%) Juniper
7 2 (1.37%) Spotify
8 1 (0.68%) Axiomatics
8 1 (0.68%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.68%) Meraki
8 1 (0.68%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.68%) Ping Identity
8 1 (0.68%) Twobo
8 1 (0.68%) Zscaler