The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in St Albans during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Hertfordshire / St Albans
Rank 44 26 26
Rank change year-on-year -18 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 1.14% 9.28% 11.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 9.28% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 18
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -16.66%  
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 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 170 97 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 96.59% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 154 90 144
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 £27,500
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in St Albans

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 St Albans region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 9 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (75.00%) Redis
2 9 (75.00%) WebSockets
2 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (75.00%) SignalR
3 8 (66.67%) Grafana
3 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (66.67%) TypeScript
3 8 (66.67%) Graphite
3 8 (66.67%) PhoneGap
3 8 (66.67%) High Availability
3 8 (66.67%) CMS
3 8 (66.67%) Umbraco
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) SCADA
6 3 (25.00%) Robotics
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Physics

Software Engineer 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 8 (66.67%) CMS
1 8 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (66.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
1 9 (75.00%) SignalR
1 9 (75.00%) WebSockets
2 8 (66.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Robotics
2 3 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (66.67%) High Availability
4 3 (25.00%) Physics
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) CQRS
5 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source Development
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) TypeScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Grafana
1 8 (66.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft