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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 63 72 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 26.81% 23.23% 26.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.51% 24.24% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 60 65 94
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
229 297 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.45% 95.81% 99.50%
Number of salaries quoted 220 250 345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 104 (72.73%) .NET
2 103 (72.03%) C#
3 98 (68.53%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (60.84%) ASP.NET
5 85 (59.44%) SQL Server
6 76 (53.15%) JavaScript
6 76 (53.15%) MVC
7 73 (51.05%) jQuery
8 66 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (44.06%) TDD
10 57 (39.86%) CSS
11 55 (38.46%) HTML
12 49 (34.27%) Ajax
13 43 (30.07%) Software Engineering
13 43 (30.07%) MS Excel
13 43 (30.07%) Microsoft
14 39 (27.27%) Scrum
15 36 (25.17%) WPF
15 36 (25.17%) Windows
16 35 (24.48%) Microsoft Azure
17 34 (23.78%) WCF
17 34 (23.78%) Web Services
18 32 (22.38%) Visual Studio
19 31 (21.68%) SQL
19 31 (21.68%) .NET Framework
20 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 27 (18.88%) Java
21 27 (18.88%) SQL Server 2008
22 26 (18.18%) Git (software)
22 26 (18.18%) Entity Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 13 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.59%) Node.js
3 3 (2.10%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (30.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.70%) InDesign
2 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.10%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (24.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.90%) SaaS
4 3 (2.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) HTTP
2 4 (2.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (59.44%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (6.29%) MySQL
6 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (22.38%) Visual Studio
2 26 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 21 (14.69%) Moq
3 21 (14.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (12.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (9.09%) MSTest
5 13 (9.09%) NUnit
6 12 (8.39%) JIRA
7 11 (7.69%) Bitbucket
7 11 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (6.99%) JUnit
9 4 (2.80%) Subversion
10 3 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (2.10%) Xcode
11 2 (1.40%) Selenium
12 1 (0.70%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.70%) Grunt
12 1 (0.70%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.70%) Zend Studio
General
1 14 (9.79%) Back Office
2 13 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (2.80%) Games
3 4 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (72.73%) .NET
2 87 (60.84%) ASP.NET
3 73 (51.05%) jQuery
4 66 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 57 (39.86%) CSS
6 55 (38.46%) HTML
7 49 (34.27%) Ajax
8 36 (25.17%) WPF
9 34 (23.78%) WCF
9 34 (23.78%) Web Services
10 31 (21.68%) .NET Framework
11 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 26 (18.18%) Entity Framework
12 26 (18.18%) WinForms
13 22 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 20 (13.99%) HTML5
15 19 (13.29%) LINQ
16 18 (12.59%) AngularJS
17 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (9.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.79%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (9.09%) Tandem
4 8 (5.59%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.10%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.40%) Wiki
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.17%) Windows
2 10 (6.99%) Linux
3 3 (2.10%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (68.53%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (53.15%) MVC
3 63 (44.06%) TDD
4 43 (30.07%) Software Engineering
5 39 (27.27%) Scrum
6 23 (16.08%) Web Development
7 22 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (13.99%) OO
9 16 (11.19%) Web Application Development
10 15 (10.49%) Kanban
11 14 (9.79%) BDD
11 14 (9.79%) Mentoring
11 14 (9.79%) Unit Testing
12 13 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (9.09%) Multithreading
12 13 (9.09%) MVVM
12 13 (9.09%) OOD
13 11 (7.69%) Pair Programming
14 9 (6.29%) Front End Development
15 8 (5.59%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 103 (72.03%) C#
2 76 (53.15%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.68%) SQL
4 27 (18.88%) Java
5 18 (12.59%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.29%) PHP
7 4 (2.80%) VB
8 3 (2.10%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.10%) C
8 3 (2.10%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.40%) Python
9 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.70%) C++
10 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (14.69%) Degree
2 10 (6.99%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) MOM
Vendors
1 43 (30.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.99%) Sun
3 8 (5.59%) Oracle
4 4 (2.80%) SAP
5 3 (2.10%) Google
5 3 (2.10%) Nintex
6 2 (1.40%) Zend
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) IBM
7 1 (0.70%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.70%) Twitter
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