The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 53 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.40% 1.41% 5.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.44% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 10
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £45,750 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 277 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.65% 97.88% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 256 270 191
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
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% -
Software Engineer
Bedfordshire

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
4 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (71.43%) C#
5 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 1 (7.14%) C
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) Web Development
8 1 (7.14%) Release Management
8 1 (7.14%) SQLite
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
8 1 (7.14%) Android Development
8 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Android
8 1 (7.14%) iPhone

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) GSM
1 1 (7.14%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQLite
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) XHTML
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) EJB
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) Servlets
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSL
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) iPhone
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
6 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management
7 1 (7.14%) Android Development
7 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle