Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer 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 Engineer
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 29 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 7.31% 5.74% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.48% 5.88% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 9
Stevenage median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -10.71%
10th Percentile £25,500 £46,250 £36,500
90th Percentile £49,375 £50,000 £55,000
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 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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Stevenage

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Stevenage

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

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

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Stevenage

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

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

1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) C++
3 13 (81.25%) C
4 9 (56.25%) C#
5 8 (50.00%) Electronics
6 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
6 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) LabWindows
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
6 7 (43.75%) Procedural Programming
7 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
7 6 (37.50%) Linux
8 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
9 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
9 4 (25.00%) OO
9 4 (25.00%) Python
10 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
10 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
10 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 2 (12.50%) LTE
11 2 (12.50%) VSAT
11 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
11 2 (12.50%) Image Processing
11 2 (12.50%) Video Processing
11 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
11 2 (12.50%) 4G

Software Engineer 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) 4G
1 2 (12.50%) 5G
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (12.50%) LTE
1 2 (12.50%) VSAT
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Military
4 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
2 7 (43.75%) Procedural Programming
2 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Image Processing
5 2 (12.50%) Linear Algebra
5 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Physics
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Video Processing
5 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C++
2 13 (81.25%) C
3 9 (56.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) PhD
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) IBM