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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 90 80 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.03% 21.92% 20.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.39% 22.04% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87 74 39
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £25,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
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
317 363 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.20% 99.45% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 304 314 180
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,750 £57,500
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 26 November 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 153 (79.69%) .NET
2 137 (71.35%) C#
2 137 (71.35%) ASP.NET
3 126 (65.63%) SQL Server
4 100 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (50.52%) MVC
6 85 (44.27%) Scrum
7 78 (40.63%) Microsoft
8 77 (40.10%) WCF
9 71 (36.98%) SQL
10 69 (35.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 68 (35.42%) JavaScript
12 63 (32.81%) jQuery
13 60 (31.25%) Windows
14 59 (30.73%) TDD
15 53 (27.60%) HTML
16 52 (27.08%) WPF
17 48 (25.00%) MS Excel
18 45 (23.44%) LINQ
19 44 (22.92%) .NET Framework
19 44 (22.92%) T-SQL
20 43 (22.40%) Silverlight
21 42 (21.88%) CSS
22 41 (21.35%) WinForms
23 36 (18.75%) Visual Studio
23 36 (18.75%) Moq
24 35 (18.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 31 (16.15%) Web Development
25 31 (16.15%) SQL Server 2008
25 31 (16.15%) SharePoint

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 31 (16.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.60%) CMS
3 5 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 5 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.04%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.69%) Fireworks
2 9 (4.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (4.69%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (11.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (10.94%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.60%) FileMaker
6 5 (2.60%) MS Access
7 4 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.56%) MySQL
9 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.52%) Crystal Enterprise
9 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 36 (18.75%) Moq
2 29 (15.10%) Rhino Mocks
3 27 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (10.42%) MSTest
4 20 (10.42%) NUnit
5 16 (8.33%) Subversion
6 9 (4.69%) JUnit
7 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.52%) Xcode
General
1 16 (8.33%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Games
3 1 (0.52%) French Language
3 1 (0.52%) German Language
3 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (79.69%) .NET
2 137 (71.35%) ASP.NET
3 77 (40.10%) WCF
4 69 (35.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 63 (32.81%) jQuery
6 53 (27.60%) HTML
7 52 (27.08%) WPF
8 45 (23.44%) LINQ
9 44 (22.92%) .NET Framework
10 43 (22.40%) Silverlight
11 42 (21.88%) CSS
12 41 (21.35%) WinForms
13 35 (18.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 29 (15.10%) Web Services
15 25 (13.02%) HTML5
16 23 (11.98%) Ajax
17 20 (10.42%) XML
18 18 (9.38%) ADO.NET
19 14 (7.29%) Castle Windsor
19 14 (7.29%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.46%) N-Tier
2 21 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.29%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 11 (5.73%) User Experience
6 10 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.65%) Physics
7 7 (3.65%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 60 (31.25%) Windows
2 9 (4.69%) Linux
3 4 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (50.52%) MVC
3 85 (44.27%) Scrum
4 59 (30.73%) TDD
5 31 (16.15%) Web Development
6 29 (15.10%) OOD
7 28 (14.58%) OO
8 26 (13.54%) Software Engineering
9 24 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 21 (10.94%) Web Application Development
11 19 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (7.81%) Product Management
13 14 (7.29%) Kanban
13 14 (7.29%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (7.29%) MVVM
14 11 (5.73%) Unit Testing
15 7 (3.65%) Business Analysis
15 7 (3.65%) Configuration Management
15 7 (3.65%) Project Management
15 7 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 137 (71.35%) C#
2 71 (36.98%) SQL
3 68 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 44 (22.92%) T-SQL
5 17 (8.85%) VB.NET
6 15 (7.81%) Java
7 5 (2.60%) PHP
8 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.56%) XAML
9 3 (1.56%) C
10 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.52%) PHP5
10 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.52%) Perl
10 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (10.94%) Degree
2 9 (4.69%) Sun Certification
3 7 (3.65%) PhD
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) QA
1 1 (0.52%) HL7
Systems Management
1 18 (9.38%) MOM
2 1 (0.52%) AppManager
Vendors
1 78 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.69%) Sun
3 7 (3.65%) Oracle
4 5 (2.60%) IBM
4 5 (2.60%) Apple
4 5 (2.60%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.04%) SAP
6 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.52%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.52%) Nintex
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