The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 149 84 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.35% 31.23% 23.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.63% 31.94% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 144 83 49
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
471 263 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.93% 97.77% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 452 257 199
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Developer
Bedfordshire

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 23 April 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 194 (79.84%) .NET
2 184 (75.72%) C#
3 178 (73.25%) SQL Server
4 144 (59.26%) ASP.NET
5 140 (57.61%) Microsoft
6 121 (49.79%) SQL
7 100 (41.15%) MVC
8 96 (39.51%) HTML
9 88 (36.21%) JavaScript
10 87 (35.80%) T-SQL
11 86 (35.39%) CSS
12 84 (34.57%) Windows
13 76 (31.28%) WCF
14 74 (30.45%) WPF
15 73 (30.04%) Team Foundation Server
16 71 (29.22%) ASP.NET MVC
17 69 (28.40%) .NET Framework
17 69 (28.40%) TDD
18 67 (27.57%) Relational Database
19 65 (26.75%) Scrum
20 63 (25.93%) WinForms
21 60 (24.69%) jQuery
22 58 (23.87%) Silverlight
23 56 (23.05%) SQL Server 2008
23 56 (23.05%) Software Engineering
24 55 (22.63%) Visual Studio
25 54 (22.22%) Web Services
26 49 (20.16%) LINQ
27 45 (18.52%) XML
28 44 (18.11%) OOD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 39 (16.05%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.29%) CMS
5 2 (0.82%) Node.js
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 43 (17.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.12%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.88%) Fireworks
3 7 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.41%) Mingle
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) Internet
1 1 (0.41%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (73.25%) SQL Server
2 67 (27.57%) Relational Database
3 56 (23.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (16.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (9.05%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.70%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.88%) MySQL
11 3 (1.23%) ActiveReports
11 3 (1.23%) InterBase
12 1 (0.41%) SQLite
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 73 (30.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (22.63%) Visual Studio
3 44 (18.11%) Subversion
4 39 (16.05%) NUnit
5 38 (15.64%) MSTest
6 30 (12.35%) Moq
7 19 (7.82%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (4.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.65%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.82%) JUnit
13 1 (0.41%) Xcode
13 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.41%) Grunt
General
1 24 (9.88%) Finance
2 3 (1.23%) Marketing
3 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.41%) Automotive
4 1 (0.41%) Advertising
4 1 (0.41%) Games
4 1 (0.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (79.84%) .NET
2 144 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 96 (39.51%) HTML
4 86 (35.39%) CSS
5 76 (31.28%) WCF
6 74 (30.45%) WPF
7 71 (29.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (28.40%) .NET Framework
9 63 (25.93%) WinForms
10 60 (24.69%) jQuery
11 58 (23.87%) Silverlight
12 54 (22.22%) Web Services
13 49 (20.16%) LINQ
14 45 (18.52%) XML
15 44 (18.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 32 (13.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 30 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 29 (11.93%) HTML5
18 29 (11.93%) Ajax
19 26 (10.70%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.93%) N-Tier
2 19 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.76%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.76%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (4.94%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.47%) Social Network
7 3 (1.23%) New Media
8 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
9 1 (0.41%) W3C
9 1 (0.41%) Animation
9 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 84 (34.57%) Windows
2 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.23%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (41.15%) MVC
2 69 (28.40%) TDD
3 65 (26.75%) Scrum
4 56 (23.05%) Software Engineering
5 44 (18.11%) OOD
6 43 (17.70%) Multithreading
7 37 (15.23%) OO
8 34 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (11.93%) Project Management
10 24 (9.88%) Web Development
11 20 (8.23%) Configuration Management
12 19 (7.82%) Business Analysis
12 19 (7.82%) Product Management
13 16 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (5.76%) Kanban
14 14 (5.76%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (5.76%) Software Architecture
14 14 (5.76%) MVVM
14 14 (5.76%) Data Security
15 13 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 184 (75.72%) C#
2 121 (49.79%) SQL
3 88 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 87 (35.80%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.53%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.29%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.88%) XAML
7 7 (2.88%) C
8 6 (2.47%) PHP
9 5 (2.06%) Delphi
9 5 (2.06%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.65%) XPath
10 4 (1.65%) Java
11 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (8.64%) Degree
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PhD
Systems Management
1 6 (2.47%) MOM
2 2 (0.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 140 (57.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.52%) Oracle
3 6 (2.47%) Facebook
3 6 (2.47%) Twitter
4 3 (1.23%) Cognos
5 2 (0.82%) Sun
6 1 (0.41%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
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