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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 34 32 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 29 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.28% 4.89% 5.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 6.02% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 23
Median salary £48,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.87% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +7.50%  

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 482 465 413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 87.80% 81.15% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 396 395 296
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Watford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 50 (68.49%) Java
2 47 (64.38%) Node.js
3 43 (58.90%) JavaScript
4 40 (54.79%) HTML
5 38 (52.05%) C++
6 37 (50.68%) OO
7 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (38.36%) CSS
9 27 (36.99%) Scrum
9 27 (36.99%) Degree
9 27 (36.99%) Computer Science
10 25 (34.25%) Physics
10 25 (34.25%) C#
11 24 (32.88%) JBehave
11 24 (32.88%) WebDriver
12 21 (28.77%) jQuery
12 21 (28.77%) Telecoms
12 21 (28.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (28.77%) gulp
12 21 (28.77%) ES6
13 20 (27.40%) Windows
14 19 (26.03%) CodeMirror
14 19 (26.03%) D3.js
14 19 (26.03%) Karma Test Runner
15 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
16 17 (23.29%) RESTful
16 17 (23.29%) Web Services
17 16 (21.92%) Web Development
18 15 (20.55%) Visualisation
18 15 (20.55%) SQL Server

Software Engineering
Top Related 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 10 (13.70%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.85%) IIS
2 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
1 5 (6.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Firewall
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) SNMP
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (32.88%) JBehave
1 24 (32.88%) WebDriver
2 21 (28.77%) gulp
3 19 (26.03%) Karma Test Runner
4 14 (19.18%) LabVIEW
5 10 (13.70%) Maven
5 10 (13.70%) Subversion
5 10 (13.70%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.22%) Selenium
7 5 (6.85%) JUnit
8 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.37%) Bower
General
1 21 (28.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.37%) Electronics
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (78.08%) Developer
2 22 (30.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (26.03%) Software Developer
4 18 (24.66%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Java Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Software Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) Web Developer
6 10 (13.70%) C++ Developer
6 10 (13.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (10.96%) Agile Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Android Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior Android Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Java Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (64.38%) Node.js
2 40 (54.79%) HTML
3 28 (38.36%) CSS
4 21 (28.77%) jQuery
4 21 (28.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (26.03%) CodeMirror
5 19 (26.03%) D3.js
6 18 (24.66%) AngularJS
7 17 (23.29%) RESTful
7 17 (23.29%) Web Services
8 15 (20.55%) ZeroMQ
9 13 (17.81%) Ajax
9 13 (17.81%) HTML5
9 13 (17.81%) JSON
10 11 (15.07%) lodash
11 10 (13.70%) JAX-RS
11 10 (13.70%) OpenCV
11 10 (13.70%) OpenGL
11 10 (13.70%) Spring
12 8 (10.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.99%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.85%) RIA
4 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Android
2 8 (10.96%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.59%) Linux
4 5 (6.85%) Windows 10
4 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) OO
2 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.99%) Scrum
4 25 (34.25%) Physics
5 16 (21.92%) Web Development
6 15 (20.55%) Data Visualisation
6 15 (20.55%) Visualisation
7 14 (19.18%) Multithreading
7 14 (19.18%) TDD
8 13 (17.81%) Front End Development
8 13 (17.81%) OOP
9 10 (13.70%) Image Processing
9 10 (13.70%) OOD
10 8 (10.96%) Android Development
10 8 (10.96%) iOS Development
10 8 (10.96%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (10.96%) Mobile Commerce
11 6 (8.22%) BDD
11 6 (8.22%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (8.22%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (68.49%) Java
2 43 (58.90%) JavaScript
3 38 (52.05%) C++
4 25 (34.25%) C#
5 21 (28.77%) ES6
6 11 (15.07%) SQL
7 9 (12.33%) C
8 8 (10.96%) Objective-C
9 5 (6.85%) VB
9 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.74%) Python
10 2 (2.74%) Ruby
10 2 (2.74%) Scala
11 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Degree
2 15 (20.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (6.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) Dell
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.85%) Sage
1 5 (6.85%) SonicWALL
1 5 (6.85%) Symantec
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago