The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in St Albans during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 22 34 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 12.79% 1.04% 10.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.25% 1.04% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 16
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans. 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
St Albans
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 166 96 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 96.51% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 151 89 142
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in St Albans

Software Developer
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in St Albans.

Salary trend for Software Developer in St Albans

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in St Albans

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in St Albans over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in St Albans

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Software Developer 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 St Albans region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 23 (88.46%) .NET
3 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET
3 23 (88.46%) MVC
4 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (84.62%) AngularJS
5 20 (76.92%) SQL
6 15 (57.69%) Scrum
7 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
8 13 (50.00%) OOP
8 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
8 13 (50.00%) TDD
8 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (50.00%) Entity Framework
8 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
9 11 (42.31%) Windows
10 8 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
10 8 (30.77%) OO
10 8 (30.77%) TypeScript
10 8 (30.77%) Redis
11 7 (26.92%) Concurrent Programming
11 7 (26.92%) Multithreaded Programming
11 7 (26.92%) .NET Core
11 7 (26.92%) CSS
11 7 (26.92%) Oracle
11 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans 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 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (30.77%) Redis
4 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
1 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET
2 22 (84.62%) AngularJS
3 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (26.92%) .NET Core
5 7 (26.92%) Apache Cordova
5 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) Android SDK
6 3 (11.54%) iOS SDK
6 3 (11.54%) RESTful
6 3 (11.54%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (3.85%) jQuery
8 1 (3.85%) PhoneGap
8 1 (3.85%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Android
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) MVC
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) OOP
4 13 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
5 8 (30.77%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) Concurrent Programming
6 7 (26.92%) CQRS
6 7 (26.92%) Multithreaded Programming
6 7 (26.92%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) Android Development
7 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.54%) Wireframes
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (3.85%) High Availability
8 1 (3.85%) Open Source
8 1 (3.85%) Push Notifications
8 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 20 (76.92%) SQL
4 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (30.77%) TypeScript
6 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Java
8 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Google