Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in St Albans during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Software Developer
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 2.69% 3.96% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 4.00% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 16
St Albans median annual salary £52,500 £38,750 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.48% +4.03% -25.50%
10th Percentile £41,750 £31,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £48,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans. 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
St Albans
Permanent vacancies in St Albans with a recognized job title 324 400 294
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 99.01% 98.66%
Number of salaries quoted 276 374 283
St Albans median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in St Albans.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (55.56%) Redis
4 4 (44.44%) TypeScript
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) CQRS
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
4 4 (44.44%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Core
4 4 (44.44%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) HTML

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Redis
2 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Core
4 4 (44.44%) Apache Cordova
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
5 1 (11.11%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Spread Betting
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Concurrent Programming
3 4 (44.44%) CQRS
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreaded Programming
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Grafana
1 1 (11.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle