Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 24 31
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 257 375 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.36% 8.92% 7.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.08% 10.12% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 216 352 311
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,625 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 3,628 3,707 3,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.78% 88.16% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,820 3,143 3,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +15 72 £45,000 - 3
Welwyn Garden City -4 44 £72,000 +227.27% 2
Hatfield -21 27 £62,500 +4.17% 4
Borehamwood -10 22 £40,000 -11.11% 3
St Albans -19 18 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Stevenage +1 17 £53,500 +18.89% 14
Tring -3 10 £31,500 -3.08% 2
Hemel Hempstead -12 9 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Waltham Cross - 4 £45,000 - 5
Kings Langley +5 2 £37,500 - 4
Royston - 2 £63,750 - 8
Berkhamsted - 1 £67,500 - 1
Radlett - 1 £42,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £27,000 - 1
Hitchin - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 89 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.30%) C#
3 77 (29.96%) Java
4 63 (24.51%) JavaScript
5 62 (24.12%) SQL
6 60 (23.35%) Computer Science
7 56 (21.79%) Web Services
8 53 (20.62%) .NET
9 51 (19.84%) C++
9 51 (19.84%) Windows
10 48 (18.68%) Microsoft
11 45 (17.51%) Degree
12 43 (16.73%) CSS
13 42 (16.34%) MVC
13 42 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
14 38 (14.79%) ASP.NET
15 37 (14.40%) HTML
16 34 (13.23%) RESTful
16 34 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (12.84%) Spring
17 33 (12.84%) TDD
18 32 (12.45%) Finance
19 31 (12.06%) AngularJS
20 30 (11.67%) Physics
21 29 (11.28%) Scrum
21 29 (11.28%) XML
21 29 (11.28%) Python
21 29 (11.28%) SDLC
22 28 (10.89%) Mathematics
23 27 (10.51%) Linux

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 7 (2.72%) JBoss
1 7 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) InVision
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 42 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.67%) Office 365
4 8 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.11%) SaaS
5 6 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.95%) GitHub
7 4 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.56%) Google App Engine
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.17%) Serverless
9 2 (0.78%) Force.com
10 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.39%) DNS
2 17 (6.61%) DHCP
3 13 (5.06%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.50%) SSL
4 9 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (3.50%) Wireless
5 8 (3.11%) HTTP
6 6 (2.33%) Skype
7 5 (1.95%) Network Security
8 4 (1.56%) BGP
8 4 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.56%) DMVPN
8 4 (1.56%) DWDM
8 4 (1.56%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.56%) GLBP
8 4 (1.56%) IPsec
8 4 (1.56%) MPLS
8 4 (1.56%) Multicast
8 4 (1.56%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.23%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.06%) MySQL
4 7 (2.72%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.33%) Big Data
5 6 (2.33%) BigQuery
5 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.39%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (8.56%) Subversion
2 21 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.17%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.67%) LabVIEW
4 7 (2.72%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.72%) Metasploit
5 6 (2.33%) Maven
5 6 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.95%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.95%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.95%) JIRA
6 5 (1.95%) NUnit
6 5 (1.95%) Selenium
7 4 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.56%) GitLab
7 4 (1.56%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.56%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.17%) JMeter
8 3 (1.17%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.17%) Redmine
General
1 32 (12.45%) Finance
2 23 (8.95%) Retail
3 17 (6.61%) Aerospace
4 12 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.89%) Electronics
6 9 (3.50%) Games
7 5 (1.95%) Legal
7 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.56%) Romanian Language
8 4 (1.56%) Russian Language
9 3 (1.17%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.78%) Military
11 1 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (40.86%) Developer
2 97 (37.74%) Software Engineer
3 32 (12.45%) C# Developer
4 31 (12.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 30 (11.67%) Java Developer
6 28 (10.89%) .NET Developer
7 24 (9.34%) Junior
8 23 (8.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (8.95%) Graduate
8 23 (8.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 23 (8.95%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (7.78%) C# Software Engineer
9 20 (7.78%) Graduate Developer
10 16 (6.23%) Junior Developer
11 15 (5.84%) Junior Software Engineer
11 15 (5.84%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.45%) Angular Developer
12 14 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (4.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (21.79%) Web Services
2 53 (20.62%) .NET
3 43 (16.73%) CSS
4 38 (14.79%) ASP.NET
5 37 (14.40%) HTML
6 34 (13.23%) RESTful
7 33 (12.84%) Spring
8 31 (12.06%) AngularJS
9 29 (11.28%) XML
10 17 (6.61%) .NET Core
10 17 (6.61%) React
11 15 (5.84%) Angular 2
12 13 (5.06%) Hibernate
12 13 (5.06%) Java EE
13 12 (4.67%) JSON
13 12 (4.67%) REST
13 12 (4.67%) Spring MVC
14 11 (4.28%) J2EE
15 10 (3.89%) HTML5
16 9 (3.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (23.35%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 20 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (7.39%) User Experience
5 17 (6.61%) Robotics
6 14 (5.45%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.89%) Video\Live Streaming
8 7 (2.72%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.95%) PKI
10 4 (1.56%) Acoustics
10 4 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.56%) SCADA
11 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.17%) MPEG
12 2 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.84%) Windows
2 27 (10.51%) Linux
3 15 (5.84%) Unix
4 10 (3.89%) Windows 10
4 10 (3.89%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.72%) Android
5 7 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.72%) Kali Linux
6 4 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 2 (0.78%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.39%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.39%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.34%) MVC
3 34 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (12.84%) TDD
5 30 (11.67%) Physics
6 29 (11.28%) Scrum
6 29 (11.28%) SDLC
7 28 (10.89%) Mathematics
8 26 (10.12%) Multithreading
8 26 (10.12%) Open Source
9 25 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (9.34%) Analytics
11 23 (8.95%) Data Analysis
12 19 (7.39%) DevOps
12 19 (7.39%) Identity Access Management
12 19 (7.39%) Mentoring
13 18 (7.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (7.00%) Data Analytics
13 18 (7.00%) OO
13 18 (7.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.30%) C#
2 77 (29.96%) Java
3 63 (24.51%) JavaScript
4 62 (24.12%) SQL
5 51 (19.84%) C++
6 29 (11.28%) Python
7 24 (9.34%) C
8 23 (8.95%) PL/SQL
9 18 (7.00%) PowerShell
10 15 (5.84%) T-SQL
11 12 (4.67%) Java 8
12 9 (3.50%) Ruby
13 8 (3.11%) PHP
13 8 (3.11%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.72%) Go
14 7 (2.72%) Perl
15 6 (2.33%) Fortran
15 6 (2.33%) Pascal
15 6 (2.33%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.95%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 45 (17.51%) Degree
2 21 (8.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (8.17%) PhD
3 11 (4.28%) CISA
3 11 (4.28%) CISM
3 11 (4.28%) CISSP
4 7 (2.72%) CEH
4 7 (2.72%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (2.72%) CSSLP
4 7 (2.72%) GIAC
4 7 (2.72%) SANS
4 7 (2.72%) SSCP
5 5 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.39%) MCP
8 1 (0.39%) MCSE
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.78%) QA
2 6 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.56%) GDPR
3 4 (1.56%) ISO 22301
3 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) MISRA
5 1 (0.39%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.39%) JTAG
5 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (8.56%) Docker
2 15 (5.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.17%) vSphere
4 2 (0.78%) Firmware
4 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (5.06%) Grafana
1 13 (5.06%) Prometheus
2 8 (3.11%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.72%) Nessus
3 7 (2.72%) Nmap
4 5 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.17%) Nagios
6 3 (1.17%) Puppet
6 3 (1.17%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.17%) vRealize
6 3 (1.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (0.78%) Icinga
7 2 (0.78%) Kibana
7 2 (0.78%) logstash
7 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.39%) Ansible
8 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.84%) Talend
3 13 (5.06%) Cisco
4 11 (4.28%) Google
5 10 (3.89%) Siemens
6 9 (3.50%) Aruba
7 7 (2.72%) Netsparker
7 7 (2.72%) Oracle
7 7 (2.72%) Qualys
7 7 (2.72%) VMware
8 4 (1.56%) Arista
8 4 (1.56%) Citrix
8 4 (1.56%) F5
8 4 (1.56%) LogRhythm
8 4 (1.56%) Riverbed
8 4 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.56%) Splunk
9 3 (1.17%) Twitter
10 2 (0.78%) New Relic
10 2 (0.78%) PagerDuty