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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 40 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.99% 3.77% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 3.84% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 8
Average salary £34,000 £43,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.28% +103.48%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
290 365 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.35% 98.38% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 254 307 232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (61.54%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 3 (23.08%) Simulink
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 3 (23.08%) WinForms
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) Avionics
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (23.08%) Simulink
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (15.38%) Avionics
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) WinForms
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) GTK+
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Mason
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) Product Management
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
1 2 (15.38%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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