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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 27 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.33% 3.09% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.38% 3.13% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 3
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
179 288 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.44% 98.97% 98.43%
Number of salaries quoted 161 264 284
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 23 (82.14%) Degree
3 21 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 18 (64.29%) Linux
5 17 (60.71%) Mathematics
6 16 (57.14%) Windows
7 15 (53.57%) PhD
8 12 (42.86%) Aerospace
8 12 (42.86%) Python
8 12 (42.86%) Physics
9 11 (39.29%) Multithreading
9 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (35.71%) C#
10 10 (35.71%) .NET
11 8 (28.57%) MFC
11 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 8 (28.57%) HTML
11 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 8 (28.57%) SQL
11 8 (28.57%) Games
11 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
11 8 (28.57%) SaaS
11 8 (28.57%) Entity Framework
11 8 (28.57%) SDLC
11 8 (28.57%) Computer Vision
12 7 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
12 7 (25.00%) Robotics
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 8 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (42.86%) Aerospace
2 8 (28.57%) Games
3 5 (17.86%) Avionics
4 4 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 8 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) MFC
3 6 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (21.43%) OpenGL
3 6 (21.43%) STL
4 4 (14.29%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (60.71%) Mathematics
3 12 (42.86%) Physics
4 7 (25.00%) Robotics
5 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 2 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Multithreading
3 8 (28.57%) Computer Vision
3 8 (28.57%) SDLC
4 7 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Image Processing
6 2 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (42.86%) Python
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) Degree
2 15 (53.57%) PhD
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Firmware