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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 95 102 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.30% 32.38% 19.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.06% 33.01% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 88 101 57
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
271 309 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.83% 98.10% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 250 280 287
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 125 (76.69%) C#
2 123 (75.46%) .NET
3 114 (69.94%) ASP.NET
4 109 (66.87%) SQL Server
5 96 (58.90%) JavaScript
6 90 (55.21%) jQuery
7 79 (48.47%) HTML
8 75 (46.01%) CSS
9 74 (45.40%) MVC
10 73 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (39.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (32.52%) SQL
13 47 (28.83%) WCF
13 47 (28.83%) Windows
14 44 (26.99%) Visual Studio
14 44 (26.99%) TDD
14 44 (26.99%) .NET Framework
15 43 (26.38%) MS Excel
16 40 (24.54%) Microsoft
17 36 (22.09%) Entity Framework
18 35 (21.47%) Scrum
19 34 (20.86%) Web Development
19 34 (20.86%) WPF
20 33 (20.25%) SQL Server 2008
21 32 (19.63%) T-SQL
22 29 (17.79%) Ajax
22 29 (17.79%) HTML5
23 28 (17.18%) SQL Server 2012
24 27 (16.56%) Team Foundation Server
24 27 (16.56%) Degree

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (15.95%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.04%) Node.js
3 14 (8.59%) CMS
4 8 (4.91%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.07%) WordPress
6 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (26.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.07%) Acrobat
2 5 (3.07%) InDesign
2 5 (3.07%) Adobe Premiere
2 5 (3.07%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (3.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (3.07%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.75%) Office 365
3 6 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.45%) SaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) DHCP
1 4 (2.45%) DNS
2 2 (1.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (66.87%) SQL Server
2 33 (20.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (17.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (12.27%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.91%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.91%) MySQL
6 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.23%) MS Access
8 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.23%) FileMaker
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 44 (26.99%) Visual Studio
2 27 (16.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (14.11%) Git (software)
4 18 (11.04%) Moq
5 17 (10.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (7.98%) Subversion
7 8 (4.91%) NUnit
7 8 (4.91%) MSTest
8 6 (3.68%) JIRA
8 6 (3.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (3.68%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.07%) Grunt
10 3 (1.84%) Selenium
10 3 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (8.59%) Back Office
2 11 (6.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (6.75%) Games
3 8 (4.91%) Advertising
4 6 (3.68%) Retail
4 6 (3.68%) Marketing
4 6 (3.68%) French Language
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (75.46%) .NET
2 114 (69.94%) ASP.NET
3 90 (55.21%) jQuery
4 79 (48.47%) HTML
5 75 (46.01%) CSS
6 64 (39.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (28.83%) WCF
8 44 (26.99%) .NET Framework
9 36 (22.09%) Entity Framework
10 34 (20.86%) WPF
11 29 (17.79%) Ajax
11 29 (17.79%) HTML5
12 26 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 25 (15.34%) LINQ
14 24 (14.72%) WinForms
14 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (13.50%) AngularJS
16 21 (12.88%) Web Services
16 21 (12.88%) Silverlight
17 18 (11.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.20%) Mathematics
3 14 (8.59%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.68%) AS400
6 6 (3.68%) Tandem
6 6 (3.68%) Physics
6 6 (3.68%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (3.07%) Xbox
7 5 (3.07%) User Experience
7 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.84%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.84%) Wiki
9 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 47 (28.83%) Windows
2 2 (1.23%) Android
2 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.61%) UNIX
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (45.40%) MVC
2 73 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (26.99%) TDD
4 35 (21.47%) Scrum
5 34 (20.86%) Web Development
6 26 (15.95%) OO
7 24 (14.72%) Software Engineering
8 22 (13.50%) OOD
9 20 (12.27%) Multithreading
10 15 (9.20%) Web Application Development
11 12 (7.36%) CRM
12 11 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.52%) BDD
14 8 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (4.29%) Kanban
16 6 (3.68%) Dependency Injection
16 6 (3.68%) MVVM
16 6 (3.68%) Responsive Web Design
16 6 (3.68%) Unit Testing
16 6 (3.68%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (76.69%) C#
2 96 (58.90%) JavaScript
3 53 (32.52%) SQL
4 32 (19.63%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.13%) PHP
6 8 (4.91%) Ruby
7 6 (3.68%) RPG
7 6 (3.68%) COBOL
8 4 (2.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.23%) C++
10 1 (0.61%) Java
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.61%) VB6
10 1 (0.61%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (16.56%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (24.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.36%) Nintex
3 8 (4.91%) Oracle
3 8 (4.91%) Facebook
4 6 (3.68%) LANDesk
5 5 (3.07%) Adobe
5 5 (3.07%) VMware
6 3 (1.84%) Intel
7 2 (1.23%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.61%) Telerik
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago