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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 37 41
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 41 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.59% 4.37% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.58% 5.16% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 33
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 478 407 480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.52% 84.62% 87.59%
Number of salaries quoted 381 348 345
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 40 (58.82%) Java
2 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 27 (39.71%) Scrum
4 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
5 25 (36.76%) JBehave
5 25 (36.76%) WebDriver
6 24 (35.29%) Degree
6 24 (35.29%) C++
7 23 (33.82%) Node.js
8 22 (32.35%) OO
9 20 (29.41%) Web Services
9 20 (29.41%) RESTful
10 19 (27.94%) HTML
11 15 (22.06%) jQuery
11 15 (22.06%) D3.js
11 15 (22.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
11 15 (22.06%) TDD
11 15 (22.06%) Karma Test Runner
11 15 (22.06%) gulp
11 15 (22.06%) CodeMirror
11 15 (22.06%) ES6
12 14 (20.59%) SQL
12 14 (20.59%) Computer Science
13 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
14 12 (17.65%) QA
15 11 (16.18%) C#
15 11 (16.18%) XML
15 11 (16.18%) SQL Server

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 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (10.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) JBehave
1 25 (36.76%) WebDriver
2 15 (22.06%) gulp
2 15 (22.06%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 10 (14.71%) JUnit
3 10 (14.71%) Maven
3 10 (14.71%) Selenium
4 9 (13.24%) LabVIEW
5 3 (4.41%) Bower
6 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.94%) jMock
6 2 (2.94%) Subversion
6 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.71%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Agile Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Java Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) QA Automation Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) QA Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (7.35%) Android Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) Node.js
2 20 (29.41%) RESTful
2 20 (29.41%) Web Services
3 19 (27.94%) HTML
4 15 (22.06%) CodeMirror
4 15 (22.06%) D3.js
4 15 (22.06%) jQuery
4 15 (22.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
6 11 (16.18%) CSS
6 11 (16.18%) XML
7 10 (14.71%) Gherkin
7 10 (14.71%) JAX-RS
7 10 (14.71%) REST
7 10 (14.71%) Spring
8 7 (10.29%) HTML5
8 7 (10.29%) lodash
9 6 (8.82%) Ajax
9 6 (8.82%) JSON
9 6 (8.82%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.71%) RIA
3 6 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Contactless
5 1 (1.47%) EMV
5 1 (1.47%) Fintech
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 6 (8.82%) Android
3 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 27 (39.71%) Scrum
4 22 (32.35%) OO
5 15 (22.06%) TDD
6 10 (14.71%) API Testing
6 10 (14.71%) BDD
6 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.71%) QA Automation
6 10 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (14.71%) SDET
6 10 (14.71%) Typography
6 10 (14.71%) Web Design
7 8 (11.76%) Physics
8 7 (10.29%) Web Development
9 6 (8.82%) Data Acquisition
9 6 (8.82%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.82%) OOP
9 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) Java
2 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
3 24 (35.29%) C++
4 15 (22.06%) ES6
5 14 (20.59%) SQL
6 11 (16.18%) C#
7 7 (10.29%) C
8 5 (7.35%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.41%) VB
9 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (35.29%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Adobe
2 3 (4.41%) Dell
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Sage
2 3 (4.41%) SonicWALL
2 3 (4.41%) Symantec
3 1 (1.47%) Apple
3 1 (1.47%) Google
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago