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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 47 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 10 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.13% 2.37% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.41% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +7.97%
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
314 290 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 98.13% 98.31% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 285 283 201
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) PHP5
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) iPhone
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5
7 1 (10.00%) iPad
7 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PHP5
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C