Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Letchworth during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Hertfordshire > Letchworth
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Letchworth 3.45% 1.16% 15.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 1.18% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 13
Letchworth median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% -6.45% +32.86%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,250 £34,250
90th Percentile £48,150 £47,750 £48,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Letchworth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Letchworth
Permanent vacancies in Letchworth with a recognized job title 86 85 81
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.85% 98.84% 98.78%
Number of salaries quoted 73 77 70
Letchworth median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £43,750 £48,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Letchworth

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Letchworth.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Letchworth

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Letchworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Letchworth.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Letchworth

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Letchworth region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Ada
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Def Stans
3 1 (33.33%) MISRA C
3 1 (33.33%) MISRA

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Letchworth 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 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Ada
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Def Stans
1 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle