Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Welwyn Garden City during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Hertfordshire > Welwyn Garden City
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 6.08% 4.83% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.54% 5.08% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.15% -23.75% +10.34%
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £54,550 £54,525 £68,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent vacancies in Welwyn Garden City with a recognized job title 413 197 159
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.02% 95.17% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 129 146 135
Welwyn Garden City median annual salary £52,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £78,000 £70,625 £69,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Welwyn Garden City

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Welwyn Garden City.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Welwyn Garden City

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Welwyn Garden City over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Welwyn Garden City

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Welwyn Garden City region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (81.48%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (81.48%) Splunk
1 22 (81.48%) Runscope
2 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 17 (62.96%) Java
4 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
4 16 (59.26%) BDD
4 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (59.26%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (59.26%) Data Privacy
5 13 (48.15%) .NET
5 13 (48.15%) C#
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
6 12 (44.44%) Oracle
6 12 (44.44%) Web Services
6 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 12 (44.44%) Docker
6 12 (44.44%) DevOps
7 10 (37.04%) Vert.x
7 10 (37.04%) RxJava
7 10 (37.04%) Spock
7 10 (37.04%) High Availability
7 10 (37.04%) Kafka
7 10 (37.04%) Performance Testing
7 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
7 10 (37.04%) Groovy
8 7 (25.93%) Retail
9 6 (22.22%) TDD

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 6 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 22 (81.48%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (81.48%) Runscope
2 6 (22.22%) Akamai
2 6 (22.22%) AWS CloudTrail
3 4 (14.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (22.22%) Endeca
2 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
2 10 (37.04%) Spock
3 6 (22.22%) JUnit
3 6 (22.22%) Mockito
General
1 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) Web Services
3 10 (37.04%) Kafka
3 10 (37.04%) RxJava
3 10 (37.04%) Vert.x
4 6 (22.22%) .NET Core
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (22.22%) Backbone.js
4 6 (22.22%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) CSS3
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) HTML5
4 6 (22.22%) J2EE
4 6 (22.22%) Node.js
4 6 (22.22%) React
4 6 (22.22%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.41%) Robotics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (59.26%) BDD
1 16 (59.26%) Data Privacy
1 16 (59.26%) Problem-Solving
1 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
2 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
3 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (44.44%) DevOps
4 10 (37.04%) High Availability
4 10 (37.04%) Performance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Customer-Centricity
5 6 (22.22%) MVC
5 6 (22.22%) Pair Programming
5 6 (22.22%) Push Notifications
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) CAP Theorem
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (14.81%) Kanban
8 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) C#
3 10 (37.04%) Groovy
4 6 (22.22%) Ruby
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) C
5 4 (14.81%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.70%) Ada
7 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Splunk
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) AppDynamics
3 6 (22.22%) ATG