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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 65 142 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 24.25% 33.18% 33.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.19% 34.22% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 49 137 86
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
258 415 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.27% 96.96% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 185 400 253
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 83 (60.58%) .NET
2 74 (54.01%) C#
3 71 (51.82%) ASP.NET
4 70 (51.09%) SQL Server
5 56 (40.88%) JavaScript
6 55 (40.15%) HTML
7 53 (38.69%) MVC
7 53 (38.69%) jQuery
8 50 (36.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (32.85%) CSS
11 44 (32.12%) SQL
12 39 (28.47%) MS Excel
13 35 (25.55%) Windows
14 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
15 29 (21.17%) Scrum
16 27 (19.71%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (18.98%) Visual Studio
18 25 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server
18 25 (18.25%) .NET Framework
19 23 (16.79%) T-SQL
20 22 (16.06%) CRM
20 22 (16.06%) WinForms
20 22 (16.06%) Web Development
20 22 (16.06%) WCF
21 20 (14.60%) Entity Framework
21 20 (14.60%) TDD
21 20 (14.60%) Dynamics CRM
22 17 (12.41%) SharePoint
23 16 (11.68%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 17 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.30%) CMS
3 6 (4.38%) Node.js
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (28.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) LAN
1 3 (2.19%) DHCP
1 3 (2.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (51.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (9.49%) MySQL
5 12 (8.76%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (4.38%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.46%) MS Access
9 2 (1.46%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (18.98%) Visual Studio
2 25 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (8.76%) Moq
4 5 (3.65%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.92%) MSTest
5 4 (2.92%) NUnit
6 3 (2.19%) Subversion
7 1 (0.73%) JIRA
7 1 (0.73%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.73%) JUnit
7 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (2.92%) Finance
1 4 (2.92%) Advertising
2 3 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (2.19%) Back Office
2 3 (2.19%) French Language
3 2 (1.46%) Games
3 2 (1.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (60.58%) .NET
2 71 (51.82%) ASP.NET
3 55 (40.15%) HTML
4 53 (38.69%) jQuery
5 50 (36.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (32.85%) CSS
7 25 (18.25%) .NET Framework
8 22 (16.06%) WCF
8 22 (16.06%) WinForms
9 20 (14.60%) Entity Framework
10 16 (11.68%) WPF
10 16 (11.68%) Web Services
10 16 (11.68%) LINQ
11 15 (10.95%) Ajax
12 12 (8.76%) HTML5
13 11 (8.03%) Silverlight
14 10 (7.30%) Backbone.js
15 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (5.84%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.30%) N-Tier
3 9 (6.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.38%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.65%) User Experience
6 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.92%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.19%) AS400
8 2 (1.46%) W3C
8 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.46%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.55%) Windows
2 4 (2.92%) Linux
3 3 (2.19%) UNIX
4 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.46%) AIX
4 2 (1.46%) OpenVMS
4 2 (1.46%) Android
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.69%) MVC
2 46 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.17%) Scrum
4 22 (16.06%) CRM
4 22 (16.06%) Web Development
5 20 (14.60%) TDD
6 16 (11.68%) OO
6 16 (11.68%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.76%) Web Application Development
8 10 (7.30%) Multithreading
8 10 (7.30%) OOD
9 7 (5.11%) Product Management
10 6 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.65%) MVVM
11 5 (3.65%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.92%) BDD
12 4 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.92%) Kanban
12 4 (2.92%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (2.19%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.01%) C#
2 56 (40.88%) JavaScript
3 44 (32.12%) SQL
4 23 (16.79%) T-SQL
5 16 (11.68%) VB.NET
6 15 (10.95%) PHP
7 4 (2.92%) Perl
7 4 (2.92%) Python
7 4 (2.92%) Ruby
8 3 (2.19%) COBOL
8 3 (2.19%) RPG
9 1 (0.73%) VB
9 1 (0.73%) Java
9 1 (0.73%) PHP5
9 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) MySQL Certification
2 2 (1.46%) PhD
3 1 (0.73%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.38%) LANDesk
3 4 (2.92%) Facebook
4 3 (2.19%) Zend
4 3 (2.19%) VMware
5 2 (1.46%) Intel
5 2 (1.46%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.73%) Nintex
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle
6 1 (0.73%) Sun
6 1 (0.73%) Telerik
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