Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 235 360 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.51% 8.79% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 9.79% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 200 356 313
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 3,832 3,676 4,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.89% 89.79% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,992 3,098 3,308
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -5 45 £45,000 - 8
Hatfield +1 37 £62,500 +4.17%
Welwyn Garden City -30 27 £57,500 +35.29% 6
St Albans -9 25 £55,000 +2.33%
Stevenage -3 21 £52,500 +23.53% 11
Borehamwood -19 11 £40,000 - 4
Tring -2 7 £31,500 -3.08% 2
Hemel Hempstead -6 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Berkhamsted +6 3 - - 1
Hitchin - 3 £50,000 - 1
Waltham Cross - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford -6 2 £57,500 +112.96% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £39,750 -
Royston -1 1 £77,500 +19.23% 6
Hoddesdon - 1 £55,000 -
Radlett - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 84 (35.74%) C#
2 83 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (30.64%) JavaScript
4 63 (26.81%) Java
4 63 (26.81%) .NET
5 57 (24.26%) SQL
6 54 (22.98%) C++
7 52 (22.13%) Computer Science
8 47 (20.00%) HTML
9 45 (19.15%) ASP.NET
9 45 (19.15%) CSS
10 40 (17.02%) AngularJS
11 39 (16.60%) C
11 39 (16.60%) Degree
12 37 (15.74%) MVC
13 36 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
14 35 (14.89%) React
15 33 (14.04%) Windows
16 32 (13.62%) Python
17 31 (13.19%) Microsoft
17 31 (13.19%) Git (software)
17 31 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (11.91%) Test Automation
18 28 (11.91%) Open Source
18 28 (11.91%) OO
19 27 (11.49%) Web Services
19 27 (11.49%) Web Development
19 27 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
19 27 (11.49%) SDLC
20 26 (11.06%) Multithreading

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 9 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.98%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.28%) CMS
5 3 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.68%) Office 365
4 10 (4.26%) SaaS
5 6 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.70%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.70%) Google App Engine
7 4 (1.70%) Serverless
8 3 (1.28%) GitHub
9 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.66%) DHCP
1 18 (7.66%) DNS
2 14 (5.96%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.98%) HTTP
3 7 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.13%) Skype
5 4 (1.70%) BGP
5 4 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (1.70%) DMVPN
5 4 (1.70%) DWDM
5 4 (1.70%) EIGRP
5 4 (1.70%) GLBP
5 4 (1.70%) IGRP
5 4 (1.70%) IPsec
5 4 (1.70%) MPLS
5 4 (1.70%) Multicast
5 4 (1.70%) NetScaler
5 4 (1.70%) OSPF
5 4 (1.70%) VPN
5 4 (1.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.83%) Big Data
4 9 (3.83%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.98%) MySQL
6 6 (2.55%) BigQuery
7 5 (2.13%) Redis
8 4 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.43%) DB2
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.66%) LabVIEW
2 18 (7.66%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.96%) Subversion
4 13 (5.53%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.11%) Selenium
5 12 (5.11%) WebDriver
6 8 (3.40%) Maven
6 8 (3.40%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.98%) Metasploit
8 6 (2.55%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.55%) GitLab
8 6 (2.55%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.13%) JIRA
9 5 (2.13%) JMeter
9 5 (2.13%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.13%) NUnit
9 5 (2.13%) Robot Framework
10 4 (1.70%) JBehave
10 4 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (11.06%) Finance
2 21 (8.94%) Retail
3 15 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.53%) Aerospace
4 13 (5.53%) Electronics
5 8 (3.40%) Games
6 5 (2.13%) Legal
6 5 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.28%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.28%) Romanian Language
7 3 (1.28%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.85%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (47.66%) Software Engineer
2 102 (43.40%) Developer
3 39 (16.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 32 (13.62%) .NET Developer
4 32 (13.62%) C# Developer
5 31 (13.19%) C# Software Engineer
6 23 (9.79%) .NET Software Engineer
6 23 (9.79%) Junior
7 22 (9.36%) Software Developer
8 21 (8.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (8.09%) Graduate
10 19 (8.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 16 (6.81%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (6.81%) Java Developer
11 16 (6.81%) Junior Developer
11 16 (6.81%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (6.38%) Junior Software Engineer
12 15 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (6.38%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (26.81%) .NET
2 47 (20.00%) HTML
3 45 (19.15%) ASP.NET
3 45 (19.15%) CSS
4 40 (17.02%) AngularJS
5 35 (14.89%) React
6 27 (11.49%) Web Services
7 21 (8.94%) .NET Framework
8 20 (8.51%) Vue.js
9 18 (7.66%) Node.js
10 17 (7.23%) HTML5
10 17 (7.23%) XML
11 14 (5.96%) Ember.js
11 14 (5.96%) Java EE
11 14 (5.96%) Meteor
12 13 (5.53%) Spring
13 11 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (4.68%) JSON
14 9 (3.83%) jQuery
14 9 (3.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.13%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.51%) User Experience
4 17 (7.23%) Data Centre
5 15 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (5.53%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.83%) Acoustics
7 9 (3.83%) Robotics
7 9 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.83%) Video\Live Streaming
8 7 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.98%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.70%) MPEG
11 3 (1.28%) Derivative
12 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.04%) Windows
2 25 (10.64%) Linux
3 14 (5.96%) Unix
4 13 (5.53%) Android
5 9 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.98%) Kali Linux
6 7 (2.98%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.98%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.85%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.43%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.43%) FreeRTOS
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (15.74%) MVC
3 31 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (11.91%) OO
4 28 (11.91%) Open Source
4 28 (11.91%) Test Automation
5 27 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (11.49%) SDLC
5 27 (11.49%) Web Development
6 26 (11.06%) Multithreading
7 24 (10.21%) Mathematics
7 24 (10.21%) Scrum
8 22 (9.36%) Physics
9 21 (8.94%) DevOps
9 21 (8.94%) Mentoring
10 20 (8.51%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.09%) Analytics
11 19 (8.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (7.66%) TDD
13 17 (7.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 84 (35.74%) C#
2 72 (30.64%) JavaScript
3 63 (26.81%) Java
4 57 (24.26%) SQL
5 54 (22.98%) C++
6 39 (16.60%) C
7 32 (13.62%) Python
8 15 (6.38%) PowerShell
9 12 (5.11%) Embedded C
10 11 (4.68%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.26%) Scala
12 9 (3.83%) Ruby
13 8 (3.40%) Bash Shell
13 8 (3.40%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.98%) Go
14 7 (2.98%) Perl
14 7 (2.98%) PHP
14 7 (2.98%) VB.NET
15 6 (2.55%) Fortran
15 6 (2.55%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 39 (16.60%) Degree
2 24 (10.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.96%) PhD
4 9 (3.83%) CISA
4 9 (3.83%) CISM
4 9 (3.83%) CISSP
5 7 (2.98%) CEH
5 7 (2.98%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (2.98%) CSSLP
5 7 (2.98%) GIAC
5 7 (2.98%) SANS
5 7 (2.98%) SSCP
6 5 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MCP
8 1 (0.43%) MCSE
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.11%) QA
2 4 (1.70%) GDPR
3 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) GxP
3 2 (0.85%) ISO 22301
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.43%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.43%) JTAG
4 1 (0.43%) MISRA
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.26%) Docker
3 8 (3.40%) Firmware
4 3 (1.28%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.40%) Grafana
2 8 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.40%) Prometheus
3 7 (2.98%) Nessus
3 7 (2.98%) Nmap
4 5 (2.13%) Puppet
5 4 (1.70%) Ansible
6 3 (1.28%) Nagios
7 2 (0.85%) Icinga
7 2 (0.85%) Kibana
7 2 (0.85%) logstash
7 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.11%) Google
3 8 (3.40%) Cisco
3 8 (3.40%) Talend
4 7 (2.98%) Netsparker
4 7 (2.98%) Qualys
5 5 (2.13%) Siemens
6 4 (1.70%) Arista
6 4 (1.70%) Aruba
6 4 (1.70%) Citrix
6 4 (1.70%) F5
6 4 (1.70%) Riverbed
7 3 (1.28%) Oracle
7 3 (1.28%) Twitter
7 3 (1.28%) VMware
8 2 (0.85%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.85%) New Relic
8 2 (0.85%) PagerDuty
8 2 (0.85%) Splunk
9 1 (0.43%) Dynatrace