Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 42 43
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 70 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.40% 5.57% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.34% 6.26% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70 50 55
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% +24.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -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 839 894 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.69% 88.96% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 700 715 736
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 38 (54.29%) C#
2 36 (51.43%) SQL
3 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
5 29 (41.43%) Java
6 24 (34.29%) Web Services
6 24 (34.29%) RESTful
7 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
8 21 (30.00%) .NET
9 20 (28.57%) MVC
9 20 (28.57%) QA
10 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
10 19 (27.14%) PL/SQL
11 18 (25.71%) AngularJS
12 17 (24.29%) CSS
12 17 (24.29%) Scrum
12 17 (24.29%) Mathematics
12 17 (24.29%) Computer Science
13 15 (21.43%) .NET Core
14 14 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
14 14 (20.00%) Analytics
14 14 (20.00%) Talend
14 14 (20.00%) Data Analytics
14 14 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 14 (20.00%) Migration
14 14 (20.00%) PhD
14 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
14 14 (20.00%) Data Migration
14 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

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 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.43%) SaaS
3 3 (4.29%) GitHub
4 2 (2.86%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) RS-485
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.86%) Maven
3 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Romanian Language
2 4 (5.71%) Russian Language
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Developer
2 27 (38.57%) Software Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) .NET Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Graduate
3 17 (24.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 16 (22.86%) C# Developer
4 16 (22.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 15 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
7 13 (18.57%) Angular Developer
8 12 (17.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (12.86%) QA Tester
9 9 (12.86%) Tester
10 7 (10.00%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.71%) Agile Product Owner
11 4 (5.71%) Information Manager
11 4 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (5.71%) Product Owner
11 4 (5.71%) Security Manager
12 3 (4.29%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.29%) RESTful
1 24 (34.29%) Web Services
2 21 (30.00%) .NET
3 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
4 18 (25.71%) AngularJS
5 17 (24.29%) CSS
6 15 (21.43%) .NET Core
7 13 (18.57%) Angular 2
8 12 (17.14%) Spring
9 11 (15.71%) HTML
10 7 (10.00%) HTML5
10 7 (10.00%) J2EE
10 7 (10.00%) XML
11 5 (7.14%) JSP
11 5 (7.14%) SOAP
11 5 (7.14%) WSDL
11 5 (7.14%) XSD
12 3 (4.29%) React
12 3 (4.29%) Sass
13 2 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Computer Science
2 14 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
1 4 (5.71%) Unix
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) MVC
3 17 (24.29%) Mathematics
3 17 (24.29%) Scrum
4 14 (20.00%) Analytics
4 14 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 14 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 14 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 14 (20.00%) Migration
4 14 (20.00%) Physics
4 14 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 14 (20.00%) TDD
5 13 (18.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 13 (18.57%) SDLC
6 10 (14.29%) Microservices
6 10 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 10 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (12.86%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (12.86%) Software Testing
8 8 (11.43%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) C#
2 36 (51.43%) SQL
3 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
4 29 (41.43%) Java
5 19 (27.14%) PL/SQL
6 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.57%) C
8 5 (7.14%) C++
8 5 (7.14%) Java 8
9 3 (4.29%) Python
10 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.43%) ES6
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) PhD
2 9 (12.86%) Degree
3 4 (5.71%) CISA
3 4 (5.71%) CISM
3 4 (5.71%) CISSP
4 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.57%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) GDPR
2 4 (5.71%) ISO 22301
2 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.00%) Talend
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) LogRhythm
4 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.71%) Splunk
5 1 (1.43%) Castleton