The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 62 118 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.06% 25.93% 25.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.88% 27.13% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 54 109 72
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Developer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 435 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.44% 95.60% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 203 412 269
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Developer
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Bedford region.

Developer Salary Trend in Bedford

Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 92 (66.19%) .NET
2 80 (57.55%) SQL Server
3 79 (56.83%) ASP.NET
4 78 (56.12%) C#
5 61 (43.88%) MVC
6 59 (42.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (37.41%) JavaScript
8 52 (37.41%) SQL
9 50 (35.97%) HTML
10 47 (33.81%) jQuery
11 43 (30.94%) Scrum
12 42 (30.22%) Microsoft
13 41 (29.50%) MS Excel
13 41 (29.50%) Windows
14 38 (27.34%) CSS
15 32 (23.02%) WinForms
16 30 (21.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 29 (20.86%) Visual Studio
17 29 (20.86%) T-SQL
18 28 (20.14%) WCF
19 26 (18.71%) TDD
20 25 (17.99%) WPF
21 24 (17.27%) Team Foundation Server
21 24 (17.27%) .NET Framework
22 23 (16.55%) Web Development
23 22 (15.83%) Moq
23 22 (15.83%) OO
23 22 (15.83%) SharePoint
24 21 (15.11%) Rhino Mocks

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (15.83%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.04%) CMS
3 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.44%) Node.js
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (29.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (57.55%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.07%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.35%) MySQL
4 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.32%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (3.60%) MS Access
6 5 (3.60%) FileMaker
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (20.86%) Visual Studio
2 24 (17.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (15.83%) Moq
4 21 (15.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (6.47%) MSTest
5 9 (6.47%) NUnit
6 4 (2.88%) Subversion
7 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.72%) JUnit
8 1 (0.72%) JIRA
8 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.72%) Xcode
General
1 4 (2.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.16%) Back Office
3 2 (1.44%) Games
3 2 (1.44%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) French Language
4 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (66.19%) .NET
2 79 (56.83%) ASP.NET
3 59 (42.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (35.97%) HTML
5 47 (33.81%) jQuery
6 38 (27.34%) CSS
7 32 (23.02%) WinForms
8 28 (20.14%) WCF
9 25 (17.99%) WPF
10 24 (17.27%) .NET Framework
11 20 (14.39%) LINQ
12 19 (13.67%) Entity Framework
12 19 (13.67%) Web Services
13 15 (10.79%) Silverlight
14 13 (9.35%) Ajax
15 12 (8.63%) ADO.NET
15 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 11 (7.91%) HTML5
17 10 (7.19%) Backbone.js
18 9 (6.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) N-Tier
2 12 (8.63%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.47%) Visualisation
3 9 (6.47%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.04%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.60%) User Experience
6 2 (1.44%) Physics
6 2 (1.44%) W3C
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) AS400
7 1 (0.72%) Open Source
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.50%) Windows
2 4 (2.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.16%) UNIX
4 2 (1.44%) AIX
4 2 (1.44%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.72%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.88%) MVC
2 55 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (30.94%) Scrum
4 26 (18.71%) TDD
5 23 (16.55%) Web Development
6 22 (15.83%) OO
7 18 (12.95%) CRM
8 16 (11.51%) OOD
9 14 (10.07%) Multithreading
9 14 (10.07%) Web Application Development
10 13 (9.35%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.19%) MVVM
13 9 (6.47%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (6.47%) Kanban
14 6 (4.32%) Product Management
15 4 (2.88%) E-Commerce
16 3 (2.16%) UML
16 3 (2.16%) Automated Testing
16 3 (2.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 78 (56.12%) C#
2 52 (37.41%) JavaScript
2 52 (37.41%) SQL
3 29 (20.86%) T-SQL
4 19 (13.67%) VB.NET
5 15 (10.79%) PHP
6 4 (2.88%) Perl
6 4 (2.88%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.72%) VB6
7 1 (0.72%) PHP5
7 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.72%) COBOL
7 1 (0.72%) Java
7 1 (0.72%) RPG
7 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) MySQL Certification
2 2 (1.44%) PhD
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 42 (30.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.16%) LANDesk
2 3 (2.16%) Zend
3 1 (0.72%) Nintex
3 1 (0.72%) Sun
3 1 (0.72%) Telerik
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + + Bonus (7k) + Full Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago