Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 20 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 > Stevenage
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - +24 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 10.05% - 7.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.28% - 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 16
Stevenage median annual salary £45,000 - £38,750
10th Percentile £33,500 - £30,875
90th Percentile £47,500 - £57,500
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 Stevenage. 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
Stevenage
Permanent vacancies in Stevenage with a recognized job title 214 204 218
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.72% 97.61% 99.54%
Number of salaries quoted 147 174 180
Stevenage median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,250 £18,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £49,250 £57,500 £55,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Stevenage

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Stevenage

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Stevenage over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Stevenage

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Stevenage region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (90.91%) HTML
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 20 (90.91%) CSS
2 19 (86.36%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) TDD
4 11 (50.00%) OO
5 9 (40.91%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) JSON
6 8 (36.36%) QA
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 8 (36.36%) Product Management
6 8 (36.36%) RESTful
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
6 8 (36.36%) BDD
6 8 (36.36%) SDLC
6 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) VB
6 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
6 8 (36.36%) SOA
6 8 (36.36%) XML
6 8 (36.36%) VB6
7 7 (31.82%) Creative Thinking
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (18.18%) HND
9 4 (18.18%) XHTML
9 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 4 (18.18%) Kindle

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) CSS
1 20 (90.91%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) JSON
3 8 (36.36%) HTML5
3 8 (36.36%) RESTful
3 8 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) XHTML
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Kindle
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 11 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) BDD
4 8 (36.36%) Product Management
4 8 (36.36%) SDLC
4 8 (36.36%) SOA
5 7 (31.82%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (9.09%) Image Processing
8 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
8 2 (9.09%) Signal Processing
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 19 (86.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) VB
3 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 8 (36.36%) VB6
4 2 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) HND
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001