The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 38 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 19 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.81% 6.92% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 6.94% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 1
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior 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
312 389 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.41% 99.74% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 287 321 218
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 51 (98.08%) .NET
2 50 (96.15%) C#
3 49 (94.23%) SQL Server
3 49 (94.23%) ASP.NET
3 49 (94.23%) MVC
4 45 (86.54%) Scrum
4 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (73.08%) SQL
6 35 (67.31%) WCF
7 30 (57.69%) TDD
7 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (55.77%) Silverlight
8 29 (55.77%) LINQ
9 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
9 25 (48.08%) .NET Framework
10 24 (46.15%) T-SQL
11 23 (44.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
13 20 (38.46%) Visual Studio
13 20 (38.46%) Web Services
13 20 (38.46%) OO
13 20 (38.46%) OOD
13 20 (38.46%) WPF
13 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (36.54%) Windows
14 19 (36.54%) SharePoint
14 19 (36.54%) Multithreading
15 18 (34.62%) N-Tier
15 18 (34.62%) WinForms
15 18 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (36.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (94.23%) SQL Server
2 20 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 18 (34.62%) Moq
3 17 (32.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (19.23%) Subversion
4 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.77%) MSTest
5 3 (5.77%) NUnit
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (98.08%) .NET
2 49 (94.23%) ASP.NET
3 35 (67.31%) WCF
4 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (55.77%) Silverlight
5 29 (55.77%) LINQ
6 25 (48.08%) .NET Framework
7 23 (44.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 20 (38.46%) WPF
8 20 (38.46%) Web Services
9 18 (34.62%) WinForms
10 17 (32.69%) ADO.NET
11 11 (21.15%) jQuery
11 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (7.69%) XML
13 3 (5.77%) HTML
13 3 (5.77%) Middleware
13 3 (5.77%) CSS
14 2 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
14 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (94.23%) MVC
2 45 (86.54%) Scrum
2 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (57.69%) TDD
4 20 (38.46%) OO
4 20 (38.46%) OOD
5 19 (36.54%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Logistics
9 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.92%) Line Management
9 1 (1.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) C#
2 38 (73.08%) SQL
3 24 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) C
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) IBM