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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 38 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 26 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.56% 6.93% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 7.05% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 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
295 369 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.47% 98.40% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 258 312 232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £52,500 £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 23 January 2015, 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 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 41 (95.35%) C#
3 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
3 40 (93.02%) ASP.NET
3 40 (93.02%) MVC
4 38 (88.37%) Scrum
4 38 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (74.42%) SQL
6 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (67.44%) WCF
7 27 (62.79%) TDD
8 26 (60.47%) Silverlight
9 23 (53.49%) LINQ
10 22 (51.16%) .NET Framework
10 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
11 21 (48.84%) T-SQL
12 20 (46.51%) Web Services
12 20 (46.51%) Visual Studio
12 20 (46.51%) OO
12 20 (46.51%) OOD
12 20 (46.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (46.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 19 (44.19%) Multithreading
13 19 (44.19%) WPF
13 19 (44.19%) SharePoint
13 19 (44.19%) Windows
14 18 (41.86%) ADO.NET
14 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
14 18 (41.86%) N-Tier
14 18 (41.86%) MOM

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (44.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (41.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Visual Studio
2 18 (41.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (41.86%) Moq
3 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (23.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) MSTest
4 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 40 (93.02%) ASP.NET
3 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (67.44%) WCF
4 26 (60.47%) Silverlight
5 23 (53.49%) LINQ
6 22 (51.16%) .NET Framework
7 20 (46.51%) Web Services
7 20 (46.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (44.19%) WPF
9 18 (41.86%) ADO.NET
9 18 (41.86%) WinForms
10 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (16.28%) jQuery
12 3 (6.98%) Middleware
13 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
14 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) MVC
2 38 (88.37%) Scrum
2 38 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (62.79%) TDD
4 20 (46.51%) OO
4 20 (46.51%) OOD
5 19 (44.19%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) Logistics
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) UML
8 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) C#
2 32 (74.42%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) T-SQL
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) C
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) IBM