The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Royston during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Hertfordshire / Royston
Rank 5 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Royston 10.00% 7.50% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 9.38% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £65,000 £28,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +132.14% -35.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Royston. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Royston
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 20 32 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Royston 100.00% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 29
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% +34.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £43,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Royston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Royston that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Royston

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Royston

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Royston

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Royston region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (66.67%) Automotive
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 4 (66.67%) Life Science
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Degree

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Royston 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:

General
1 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 4 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared