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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 63 66 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.87% 24.09% 31.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.84% 24.91% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 57 50 143
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
171 265 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 91.94% 96.72% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 143 190 435
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 95 (74.22%) C#
2 90 (70.31%) .NET
3 79 (61.72%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (57.03%) ASP.NET
5 68 (53.13%) SQL Server
6 65 (50.78%) MVC
7 63 (49.22%) JavaScript
8 59 (46.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (42.97%) SQL
10 53 (41.41%) CSS
11 52 (40.63%) jQuery
12 47 (36.72%) TDD
13 44 (34.38%) HTML
14 40 (31.25%) WCF
15 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
16 34 (26.56%) Software Engineering
17 33 (25.78%) Ajax
17 33 (25.78%) Web Services
18 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 32 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 31 (24.22%) Scrum
20 28 (21.88%) MS Excel
21 27 (21.09%) T-SQL
21 27 (21.09%) .NET Framework
22 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 26 (20.31%) OO
23 22 (17.19%) Visual Studio
23 22 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
23 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
24 21 (16.41%) BDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.69%) Node.js
3 3 (2.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) Moodle
Applications
1 28 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) Internet
2 4 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 16 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (10.94%) MySQL
6 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 22 (17.19%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.81%) Subversion
4 6 (4.69%) JUnit
5 5 (3.91%) Moq
5 5 (3.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (3.13%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.13%) JIRA
6 4 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.78%) MSTest
7 1 (0.78%) NUnit
7 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 15 (11.72%) Games
2 7 (5.47%) Back Office
3 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.56%) Finance
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (70.31%) .NET
2 73 (57.03%) ASP.NET
3 59 (46.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (41.41%) CSS
5 52 (40.63%) jQuery
6 44 (34.38%) HTML
7 40 (31.25%) WCF
8 33 (25.78%) Ajax
8 33 (25.78%) Web Services
9 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 27 (21.09%) .NET Framework
11 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 20 (15.63%) HTML5
13 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (11.72%) Entity Framework
14 13 (10.16%) AngularJS
15 10 (7.81%) ADO.NET
15 10 (7.81%) WPF
16 9 (7.03%) J2EE
17 8 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.69%) iPad
4 4 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Physics
6 1 (0.78%) Tandem
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) VLE
6 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.06%) Windows
2 9 (7.03%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Android
3 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (61.72%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (50.78%) MVC
3 47 (36.72%) TDD
4 34 (26.56%) Software Engineering
5 31 (24.22%) Scrum
6 26 (20.31%) OO
7 21 (16.41%) BDD
8 18 (14.06%) Migration
9 17 (13.28%) Data Migration
9 17 (13.28%) Web Development
10 16 (12.50%) Web Application Development
11 14 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (10.94%) CQRS
11 14 (10.94%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (9.38%) Automated Testing
12 12 (9.38%) CRM
12 12 (9.38%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.25%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.25%) Front End Development
13 8 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 95 (74.22%) C#
2 63 (49.22%) JavaScript
3 55 (42.97%) SQL
4 27 (21.09%) T-SQL
5 19 (14.84%) Java
6 17 (13.28%) PHP
7 4 (3.13%) VB
8 3 (2.34%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.56%) C
10 1 (0.78%) Python
10 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.78%) QA
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.94%) Oracle
3 6 (4.69%) Sun
4 2 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter
5 1 (0.78%) Zend
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