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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 30 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.47% 2.93% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 2.95% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 4
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.31%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
139 271 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 100.00% 99.27% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119 252 297
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 28 (100.00%) C++
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (89.29%) Degree
3 22 (78.57%) Computer Science
4 18 (64.29%) Mathematics
5 17 (60.71%) Linux
6 16 (57.14%) PhD
7 14 (50.00%) Windows
7 14 (50.00%) Python
8 13 (46.43%) Physics
9 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (39.29%) Aerospace
9 11 (39.29%) C#
9 11 (39.29%) .NET
10 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
10 9 (32.14%) HTML
10 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
10 9 (32.14%) SQL
10 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
10 9 (32.14%) SaaS
10 9 (32.14%) Entity Framework
10 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
10 9 (32.14%) Computer Vision
11 8 (28.57%) Games
11 8 (28.57%) MFC
12 7 (25.00%) SDLC
13 6 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (21.43%) STL
13 6 (21.43%) OpenGL

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 9 (32.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (39.29%) Aerospace
2 8 (28.57%) Games
3 5 (17.86%) Avionics
3 5 (17.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) .NET Framework
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
2 9 (32.14%) Entity Framework
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) MFC
4 6 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (21.43%) OpenGL
4 6 (21.43%) STL
5 5 (17.86%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 18 (64.29%) Mathematics
3 13 (46.43%) Physics
4 6 (21.43%) Robotics
5 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 2 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Computer Vision
3 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
4 7 (25.00%) SDLC
5 6 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Image Processing
7 2 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (50.00%) Python
3 11 (39.29%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) Degree
2 16 (57.14%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Firmware