The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 33 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.84% 3.05% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 3.13% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 1
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Software Engineer
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
173 256 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 98.30% 97.71% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 156 247 305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) C++
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) PhD
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 10 (66.67%) Physics
4 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (46.67%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (46.67%) Firmware
5 7 (46.67%) Electronics
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (46.67%) Yocto
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Vision
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 5 (33.33%) SaaS
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) Multithreading

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (46.67%) Electronics
2 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Yocto
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (20.00%) MFC
3 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 3 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 10 (66.67%) Physics
2 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Computer Vision
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Firmware