The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 50 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.99% 0.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £26,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.21% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Programmer
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
292 373 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.05% 97.64% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 252 316 233
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Programmer
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Bedford region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Bedford

Programmer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL