Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 41 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 84 59 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.86% 6.38% 7.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.81% 7.13% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 83 56 88
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +35.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 856 827 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 90.30% 89.41% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 686 690 793
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,900 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.70%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Watford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Watford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Watford over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 50 (59.52%) C#
2 48 (57.14%) SQL
3 47 (55.95%) JavaScript
4 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (42.86%) Java
6 32 (38.10%) MVC
6 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 32 (38.10%) RESTful
7 30 (35.71%) .NET
7 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 30 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 29 (34.52%) Web Services
9 27 (32.14%) CSS
10 25 (29.76%) QA
11 23 (27.38%) PL/SQL
12 22 (26.19%) .NET Core
13 21 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
13 21 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 21 (25.00%) Scrum
14 20 (23.81%) HTML
14 20 (23.81%) Mathematics
14 20 (23.81%) Computer Science
14 20 (23.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 20 (23.81%) Angular 2
15 19 (22.62%) TDD
16 18 (21.43%) Data Analysis
16 18 (21.43%) Physics
16 18 (21.43%) Data Migration
16 18 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (21.43%) PhD

Software Engineering
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 5 (5.95%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.57%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.48%) SaaS
3 2 (2.38%) Force.com
3 2 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) SSL
2 1 (1.19%) RS-485
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.95%) gulp
3 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.57%) JBehave
4 3 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Romanian Language
2 4 (4.76%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (67.86%) Developer
2 27 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 26 (30.95%) .NET Developer
4 25 (29.76%) C# Developer
5 24 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (23.81%) Angular Developer
6 20 (23.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 20 (23.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 20 (23.81%) Graduate
6 20 (23.81%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 18 (21.43%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (13.10%) QA Tester
8 11 (13.10%) Tester
9 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 6 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Agile Product Owner
10 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Information Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.10%) RESTful
2 30 (35.71%) .NET
2 30 (35.71%) AngularJS
2 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 29 (34.52%) Web Services
4 27 (32.14%) CSS
5 22 (26.19%) .NET Core
6 20 (23.81%) Angular 2
6 20 (23.81%) HTML
7 11 (13.10%) HTML5
7 11 (13.10%) Spring
8 9 (10.71%) jQuery
9 8 (9.52%) React
10 6 (7.14%) Node.js
11 5 (5.95%) D3.js
11 5 (5.95%) J2EE
11 5 (5.95%) React Native
11 5 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.95%) XML
11 5 (5.95%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Linux
1 4 (4.76%) Unix
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.10%) MVC
3 21 (25.00%) Scrum
4 20 (23.81%) Computer Science
4 20 (23.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 20 (23.81%) Mathematics
5 19 (22.62%) TDD
6 18 (21.43%) Analytics
6 18 (21.43%) Data Analysis
6 18 (21.43%) Data Analytics
6 18 (21.43%) Data Migration
6 18 (21.43%) Migration
6 18 (21.43%) Physics
6 18 (21.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 17 (20.24%) Microservices
8 16 (19.05%) SDLC
9 13 (15.48%) OOP
10 11 (13.10%) Defect Tracking
10 11 (13.10%) Pair Programming
10 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (59.52%) C#
2 48 (57.14%) SQL
3 47 (55.95%) JavaScript
4 36 (42.86%) Java
5 23 (27.38%) PL/SQL
6 21 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.14%) ES6
7 6 (7.14%) Java 8
8 3 (3.57%) C
8 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.38%) C++
9 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.38%) Python
10 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (21.43%) PhD
2 10 (11.90%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) CISA
3 4 (4.76%) CISM
3 4 (4.76%) CISSP
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.76%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) GDPR
2 4 (4.76%) ISO 22301
2 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) Talend
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) LogRhythm
4 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (1.19%) Castleton