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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 103 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 31.50% 17.28% 22.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.39% 17.67% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 103 47 46
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
318 266 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.25% 97.79% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 297 260 189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 187 (77.27%) .NET
2 179 (73.97%) C#
3 169 (69.83%) ASP.NET
4 158 (65.29%) SQL Server
5 119 (49.17%) MVC
6 113 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (46.69%) Microsoft
7 104 (42.98%) SQL
8 103 (42.56%) JavaScript
9 95 (39.26%) HTML
10 93 (38.43%) Scrum
10 93 (38.43%) WCF
11 84 (34.71%) jQuery
12 83 (34.30%) CSS
13 75 (30.99%) T-SQL
14 73 (30.17%) .NET Framework
14 73 (30.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 71 (29.34%) Windows
16 70 (28.93%) TDD
16 70 (28.93%) WPF
17 67 (27.69%) Silverlight
18 58 (23.97%) LINQ
19 54 (22.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 52 (21.49%) Software Engineering
21 49 (20.25%) MS Excel
22 48 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
23 46 (19.01%) HTML5
23 46 (19.01%) Visual Studio
24 45 (18.60%) SharePoint
24 45 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.48%) CMS
5 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.07%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.83%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.41%) WordPress
8 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 49 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.44%) Fireworks
2 18 (7.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 18 (7.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.24%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (65.29%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (16.53%) Relational Database
4 28 (11.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (7.02%) Crystal Reports
5 17 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (6.61%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.65%) MySQL
8 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.41%) Crystal Enterprise
8 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 48 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (19.01%) Visual Studio
3 36 (14.88%) Subversion
4 30 (12.40%) MSTest
4 30 (12.40%) NUnit
5 28 (11.57%) Moq
6 16 (6.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (3.72%) JUnit
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.41%) Grunt
General
1 21 (8.68%) Finance
2 4 (1.65%) Games
3 1 (0.41%) Retail
3 1 (0.41%) French Language
3 1 (0.41%) German Language
3 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (77.27%) .NET
2 169 (69.83%) ASP.NET
3 95 (39.26%) HTML
4 93 (38.43%) WCF
5 84 (34.71%) jQuery
6 83 (34.30%) CSS
7 73 (30.17%) .NET Framework
7 73 (30.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (28.93%) WPF
9 67 (27.69%) Silverlight
10 58 (23.97%) LINQ
11 54 (22.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 46 (19.01%) HTML5
13 43 (17.77%) WinForms
14 41 (16.94%) Web Services
15 40 (16.53%) Ajax
16 36 (14.88%) XML
17 21 (8.68%) AngularJS
18 18 (7.44%) KnockoutJS
18 18 (7.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.74%) User Experience
2 24 (9.92%) N-Tier
3 16 (6.61%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.13%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.65%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.65%) Physics
9 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.41%) iPad
10 1 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 71 (29.34%) Windows
2 10 (4.13%) Linux
3 4 (1.65%) UNIX
4 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (49.17%) MVC
2 113 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (38.43%) Scrum
4 70 (28.93%) TDD
5 52 (21.49%) Software Engineering
6 37 (15.29%) Multithreading
6 37 (15.29%) Product Management
7 32 (13.22%) Web Development
7 32 (13.22%) OOD
8 28 (11.57%) OO
9 23 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 22 (9.09%) Project Management
10 22 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (7.85%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (7.85%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.37%) Web Application Development
13 12 (4.96%) Line Management
14 11 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (73.97%) C#
2 104 (42.98%) SQL
3 103 (42.56%) JavaScript
4 75 (30.99%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.61%) Java
6 12 (4.96%) XAML
7 7 (2.89%) C
7 7 (2.89%) PHP
8 6 (2.48%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.41%) PHP5
10 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (6.61%) Degree
2 9 (3.72%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.65%) HL7
2 1 (0.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (5.37%) MOM
2 1 (0.41%) AppManager
Vendors
1 113 (46.69%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.09%) Oracle
3 9 (3.72%) Sun
4 5 (2.07%) Apple
4 5 (2.07%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.07%) IBM
5 2 (0.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.41%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.41%) Nintex
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