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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 23 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.13% 1.07% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.36% 1.09% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 4
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
203 276 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.60% 98.22% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 181 214 281
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £55,000
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 26 June 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (75.00%) C++
3 19 (59.38%) Degree
3 19 (59.38%) Windows
4 18 (56.25%) Computer Science
5 17 (53.13%) Linux
6 15 (46.88%) Mathematics
7 14 (43.75%) Multithreading
8 13 (40.63%) Aerospace
9 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (34.38%) PhD
11 10 (31.25%) C#
11 10 (31.25%) .NET
11 10 (31.25%) Physics
12 9 (28.13%) Robotics
13 8 (25.00%) Games
13 8 (25.00%) MFC
13 8 (25.00%) Avionics
13 8 (25.00%) SDLC
14 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (21.88%) Embedded Software Development
14 7 (21.88%) SQL
15 6 (18.75%) STL
15 6 (18.75%) HTML
15 6 (18.75%) Java
15 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
15 6 (18.75%) OpenGL
15 6 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 5 (15.63%) SaaS
16 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework

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 (15.63%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) RFID
1 5 (15.63%) RS-232
1 5 (15.63%) RS-485
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (40.63%) Aerospace
2 8 (25.00%) Avionics
2 8 (25.00%) Games
3 5 (15.63%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) MFC
3 6 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) OpenGL
3 6 (18.75%) STL
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) CSS3
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 15 (46.88%) Mathematics
3 10 (31.25%) Physics
4 9 (28.13%) Robotics
5 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 2 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (43.75%) Multithreading
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) SDLC
5 7 (21.88%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Image Processing
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) OO
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 1 (3.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.13%) MVC
9 1 (3.13%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C++
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) Assembly Language
5 5 (15.63%) C
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded C
5 5 (15.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) PhD
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) EMC