Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 42 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 45 62 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.13% 5.96% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.89% 6.46% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 47 59 60
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -3.33%

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 764 960 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.02% 92.22% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 653 770 702
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,325
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (48.89%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 17 (37.78%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) SQL
5 14 (31.11%) MVC
6 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
7 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
8 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
8 11 (24.44%) HTML
8 11 (24.44%) CSS
8 11 (24.44%) .NET
9 10 (22.22%) C
9 10 (22.22%) C++
9 10 (22.22%) QA
10 9 (20.00%) React
10 9 (20.00%) Degree
10 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) PhD
11 8 (17.78%) Web Services
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
11 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Finance
11 8 (17.78%) Migration
11 8 (17.78%) Physics
11 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
11 8 (17.78%) Data Migration

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 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Broadband
1 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.44%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) LabVIEW
3 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.89%) gulp
4 4 (8.89%) JBehave
4 4 (8.89%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.44%) Maven
5 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Romanian Language
2 3 (6.67%) Russian Language
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 24 (53.33%) Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Graduate
3 11 (24.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
7 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Angular Developer
8 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
9 4 (8.89%) Tester
10 3 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) Junior Java Developer
11 2 (4.44%) Lead Software Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) CSS
2 11 (24.44%) HTML
3 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.00%) React
4 8 (17.78%) Web Services
5 7 (15.56%) Node.js
6 6 (13.33%) HTML5
6 6 (13.33%) jQuery
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Core
7 5 (11.11%) Angular 2
7 5 (11.11%) RESTful
8 4 (8.89%) CodeMirror
8 4 (8.89%) D3.js
8 4 (8.89%) lodash
8 4 (8.89%) React Native
8 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (6.67%) Sass
10 2 (4.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.44%) Acoustics
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.44%) VHDL
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) MVC
3 11 (24.44%) Mathematics
4 8 (17.78%) Analytics
4 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
4 8 (17.78%) Data Analytics
4 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
4 8 (17.78%) Migration
4 8 (17.78%) Physics
4 8 (17.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 6 (13.33%) OO
5 6 (13.33%) OOP
5 6 (13.33%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (8.89%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
7 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 17 (37.78%) Java
4 16 (35.56%) SQL
5 10 (22.22%) C
5 10 (22.22%) C++
6 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
6 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.11%) ES6
8 3 (6.67%) Python
9 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) PhD
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.44%) CISA
4 2 (4.44%) CISM
4 2 (4.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 22301
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Talend
3 2 (4.44%) LogRhythm
3 2 (4.44%) Splunk