The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 23 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 33 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.62% 6.03% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.66% 6.16% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 6
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 276 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.65% 97.87% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 255 269 188
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Developer
Bedfordshire

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Bedford

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 81 (100.00%) .NET
2 80 (98.77%) C#
3 75 (92.59%) SQL Server
4 72 (88.89%) ASP.NET
5 64 (79.01%) SQL
6 61 (75.31%) Microsoft
7 58 (71.60%) MVC
8 50 (61.73%) WCF
9 49 (60.49%) T-SQL
10 43 (53.09%) JavaScript
11 42 (51.85%) Scrum
11 42 (51.85%) .NET Framework
12 40 (49.38%) Silverlight
13 38 (46.91%) Software Engineering
13 38 (46.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (40.74%) LINQ
14 33 (40.74%) Relational Database
15 31 (38.27%) WPF
15 31 (38.27%) Windows
16 30 (37.04%) TDD
17 29 (35.80%) MS Excel
18 28 (34.57%) Web Services
19 27 (33.33%) HTML
19 27 (33.33%) Multithreading
19 27 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 26 (32.10%) XML
21 25 (30.86%) Oracle
21 25 (30.86%) SQL Server 2008
22 24 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
22 24 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 29 (35.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (40.74%) Relational Database
3 25 (30.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (24.69%) Crystal Reports
4 20 (24.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 24 (29.63%) Subversion
2 23 (28.40%) NUnit
2 23 (28.40%) MSTest
3 21 (25.93%) Visual Studio
4 9 (11.11%) Moq
5 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 50 (61.73%) WCF
4 42 (51.85%) .NET Framework
5 40 (49.38%) Silverlight
6 38 (46.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (40.74%) LINQ
8 31 (38.27%) WPF
9 28 (34.57%) Web Services
10 27 (33.33%) HTML
10 27 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 26 (32.10%) XML
12 23 (28.40%) CSS
13 20 (24.69%) WF
14 19 (23.46%) jQuery
15 16 (19.75%) WinForms
16 15 (18.52%) Middleware
17 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 5 (6.17%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) N-Tier
2 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (71.60%) MVC
2 42 (51.85%) Scrum
3 38 (46.91%) Software Engineering
4 30 (37.04%) TDD
5 27 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 24 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 24 (29.63%) Configuration Management
7 19 (23.46%) OO
8 18 (22.22%) OOD
9 10 (12.35%) Project Management
10 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.64%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (6.17%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.94%) Pair Programming
13 3 (3.70%) Workflow
13 3 (3.70%) SOA
13 3 (3.70%) Product Management
13 3 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
14 2 (2.47%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (98.77%) C#
2 64 (79.01%) SQL
3 49 (60.49%) T-SQL
4 43 (53.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.23%) C
6 1 (1.23%) Java
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 61 (75.31%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.86%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
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