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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 69 106 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.55% 27.46% 20.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.39% 28.42% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 62 94 58
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £49,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
295 373 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.41% 96.63% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 234 327 262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £56,000
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 27 February 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 119 (74.84%) .NET
2 103 (64.78%) ASP.NET
3 101 (63.52%) C#
4 95 (59.75%) SQL Server
5 76 (47.80%) MVC
6 74 (46.54%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (44.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (37.11%) Scrum
9 58 (36.48%) SQL
10 57 (35.85%) Microsoft
11 53 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 53 (33.33%) jQuery
12 52 (32.70%) HTML
12 52 (32.70%) Windows
13 45 (28.30%) MS Excel
14 44 (27.67%) WCF
15 42 (26.42%) WinForms
16 39 (24.53%) CSS
17 37 (23.27%) WPF
18 36 (22.64%) T-SQL
18 36 (22.64%) TDD
19 31 (19.50%) Visual Studio
19 31 (19.50%) SQL Server 2008
20 29 (18.24%) Moq
20 29 (18.24%) .NET Framework
21 28 (17.61%) Web Development
21 28 (17.61%) Rhino Mocks
22 27 (16.98%) Silverlight
23 26 (16.35%) SharePoint
23 26 (16.35%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (16.35%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.63%) WordPress
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.63%) Node.js
3 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 45 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) LAN
1 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (59.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (19.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (10.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.81%) Relational Database
5 13 (8.18%) MySQL
5 13 (8.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.14%) MS Access
6 5 (3.14%) FileMaker
7 4 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (19.50%) Visual Studio
2 29 (18.24%) Moq
3 28 (17.61%) Rhino Mocks
4 25 (15.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (7.55%) MSTest
5 12 (7.55%) NUnit
6 8 (5.03%) Subversion
7 4 (2.52%) JUnit
8 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.63%) JIRA
10 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.63%) Xcode
10 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (3.77%) Games
2 4 (2.52%) Finance
3 3 (1.89%) Back Office
4 2 (1.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (74.84%) .NET
2 103 (64.78%) ASP.NET
3 70 (44.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (33.33%) jQuery
5 52 (32.70%) HTML
6 44 (27.67%) WCF
7 42 (26.42%) WinForms
8 39 (24.53%) CSS
9 37 (23.27%) WPF
10 29 (18.24%) .NET Framework
11 27 (16.98%) Silverlight
12 26 (16.35%) Web Services
13 24 (15.09%) LINQ
14 23 (14.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (10.06%) HTML5
15 16 (10.06%) ADO.NET
16 14 (8.81%) Ajax
17 12 (7.55%) Castle Windsor
17 12 (7.55%) Ninject
17 12 (7.55%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.69%) N-Tier
1 17 (10.69%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.55%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (6.92%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.29%) Visualisation
5 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.77%) Physics
7 5 (3.14%) User Experience
8 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.26%) W3C
11 1 (0.63%) Open Source
11 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.70%) Windows
2 6 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (1.26%) OpenVMS
3 2 (1.26%) AIX
3 2 (1.26%) UNIX
4 1 (0.63%) Android
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (47.80%) MVC
2 74 (46.54%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (37.11%) Scrum
4 36 (22.64%) TDD
5 28 (17.61%) Web Development
6 26 (16.35%) OO
7 23 (14.47%) OOD
8 17 (10.69%) Multithreading
9 16 (10.06%) Web Application Development
10 15 (9.43%) Software Engineering
11 14 (8.81%) CRM
12 13 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.18%) MVVM
13 12 (7.55%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (7.55%) Kanban
14 6 (3.77%) Unit Testing
15 5 (3.14%) Product Management
16 3 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
16 3 (1.89%) E-Commerce
16 3 (1.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 101 (63.52%) C#
2 58 (36.48%) SQL
3 53 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.64%) T-SQL
5 22 (13.84%) VB.NET
6 13 (8.18%) PHP
7 4 (2.52%) Python
7 4 (2.52%) Perl
7 4 (2.52%) Java
8 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (10.06%) Degree
2 6 (3.77%) PhD
3 5 (3.14%) VCP4
4 4 (2.52%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.26%) MySQL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (10.06%) MOM
Vendors
1 57 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.52%) Sun
3 3 (1.89%) LANDesk
3 3 (1.89%) Zend
4 2 (1.26%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.26%) Apple
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