Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 45 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 38 49 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.63% 5.07% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 5.79% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 48 64
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +20.69% -1.14%

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 693 847 1,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 84.51% 87.59% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 540 739 841
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 32 (84.21%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 19 (50.00%) DevOps
4 18 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (44.74%) Scrum
6 15 (39.47%) HTML
6 15 (39.47%) TypeScript
7 14 (36.84%) SaaS
8 13 (34.21%) Scala
8 13 (34.21%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure as Code
8 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Automation
8 13 (34.21%) Rust
8 13 (34.21%) Go
8 13 (34.21%) C++
8 13 (34.21%) Python
9 12 (31.58%) HTML5
10 11 (28.95%) MVC
11 10 (26.32%) OOP
11 10 (26.32%) OO
11 10 (26.32%) Node.js
11 10 (26.32%) jQuery
11 10 (26.32%) ES6
12 9 (23.68%) React
12 9 (23.68%) SDLC
12 9 (23.68%) gulp
12 9 (23.68%) React Native
12 9 (23.68%) D3.js
12 9 (23.68%) AngularJS

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 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (36.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) gulp
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) C Developer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) HTML5
3 10 (26.32%) jQuery
3 10 (26.32%) Node.js
4 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
4 9 (23.68%) D3.js
4 9 (23.68%) React
4 9 (23.68%) React Native
4 9 (23.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
7 2 (5.26%) J2EE
7 2 (5.26%) JSP
7 2 (5.26%) SOAP
7 2 (5.26%) Spring
7 2 (5.26%) Web Services
7 2 (5.26%) WSDL
7 2 (5.26%) XML
7 2 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Replication
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) DevOps
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) Scrum
4 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Automation
4 13 (34.21%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 11 (28.95%) MVC
6 10 (26.32%) OO
6 10 (26.32%) OOP
7 9 (23.68%) SDLC
8 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
9 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (13.16%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (13.16%) Information Security
9 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Secure Coding
9 5 (13.16%) SIEM
9 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
11 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) TypeScript
4 13 (34.21%) C++
4 13 (34.21%) Go
4 13 (34.21%) Python
4 13 (34.21%) Rust
4 13 (34.21%) Scala
5 10 (26.32%) ES6
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 3 (7.89%) C
7 3 (7.89%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (13.16%) CEH
3 5 (13.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft