The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in St Albans during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 5.59% 3.39% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 3.39% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 12
Median salary £52,500 £42,750 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.80% -1.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - +1.91%  

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 142 118 205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 99.30% 100.00% 99.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131 114 186
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in St Albans

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 27 (93.10%) C#
1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 26 (89.66%) ASP.NET
2 26 (89.66%) MVC
3 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (86.21%) AngularJS
4 22 (75.86%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (48.28%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (48.28%) Multithreading
5 14 (48.28%) TypeScript
5 14 (48.28%) Redis
6 13 (44.83%) Apache Cordova
6 13 (44.83%) Concurrent Programming
6 13 (44.83%) Multithreaded Programming
6 13 (44.83%) .NET Core
6 13 (44.83%) Web Development
6 13 (44.83%) CQRS
6 13 (44.83%) NoSQL
6 13 (44.83%) Oracle
6 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
6 13 (44.83%) HTML
6 13 (44.83%) CSS
7 12 (41.38%) Scrum
8 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
8 10 (34.48%) TDD
8 10 (34.48%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework

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 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) Redis
2 13 (44.83%) NoSQL
3 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) .NET
1 26 (89.66%) ASP.NET
2 25 (86.21%) AngularJS
3 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (48.28%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (44.83%) .NET Core
4 13 (44.83%) Apache Cordova
4 13 (44.83%) CSS
4 13 (44.83%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
5 9 (31.03%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.34%) Android SDK
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (10.34%) iOS SDK
6 3 (10.34%) RESTful
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) XML
7 2 (6.90%) jQuery
8 1 (3.45%) SignalR
8 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) MVC
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) Multithreading
4 13 (44.83%) Concurrent Programming
4 13 (44.83%) CQRS
4 13 (44.83%) Multithreaded Programming
4 13 (44.83%) Web Development
5 12 (41.38%) Scrum
6 10 (34.48%) TDD
7 9 (31.03%) OOP
8 6 (20.69%) OO
9 3 (10.34%) Android Development
9 3 (10.34%) iOS Development
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (10.34%) Wireframes
10 1 (3.45%) BDD
10 1 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
10 1 (3.45%) High Availability
10 1 (3.45%) Push Notifications
10 1 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) TypeScript
4 13 (44.83%) PL/SQL
5 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Google
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