Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Engineer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 90 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +102
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.20% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £48,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.46% - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% -8.33% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 942 1007 1036
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.46% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 791 867 851
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Watford

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 Watford region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (50.00%) JNI
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Contactless
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Contactless
1 1 (50.00%) EMV
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec