The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 41 73 30
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.41% 2.27% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.36% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 18
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
271 466 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.76% 96.28% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 192 448 254
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) C++
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) UML
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) WinForms
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 2 (15.38%) C
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) SLA
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) MATLAB

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Simulink
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Avionics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) WinForms
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) LESS
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago