Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in St Albans during the 6 months to 18 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 > St Albans
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 49 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 3.59% 5.24% 10.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 5.29% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 31
St Albans median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -33.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £31,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £49,500 £71,250
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 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 324 397 298
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 99.00% 99.00%
Number of salaries quoted 280 371 288
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in St Albans

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in St Albans

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in St Albans

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in St Albans over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in St Albans

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 St Albans region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
3 9 (75.00%) 802.1X
3 9 (75.00%) Python
3 9 (75.00%) Network Design
3 9 (75.00%) Wireless Security
3 9 (75.00%) 802.11
3 9 (75.00%) RFID
3 9 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 9 (75.00%) CWNA
4 8 (66.67%) Unix
4 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (25.00%) Redis
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) MVC

Software Engineer 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 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) 802.11
1 9 (75.00%) RFID
1 9 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (75.00%) Wireless
1 9 (75.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (16.67%) Kafka
3 2 (16.67%) SignalR
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Network Design
3 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 9 (75.00%) CWNA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Consul
1 1 (8.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft