The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 182 242 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.59% 24.82% 17.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.66% 25.53% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 163 225 198
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
881 948 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.83% 97.23% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 743 845 1079
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Bedfordshire region.

Developer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Developer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -3 72 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Luton 0 47 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Leighton Buzzard 0 12 £50,000 +33.33%
Shefford - 1 £52,500 - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 292 (67.28%) .NET
2 250 (57.60%) C#
3 239 (55.07%) SQL Server
4 226 (52.07%) ASP.NET
5 180 (41.47%) JavaScript
6 175 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
7 166 (38.25%) MVC
7 166 (38.25%) SQL
8 160 (36.87%) Microsoft
9 146 (33.64%) HTML
10 130 (29.95%) jQuery
11 110 (25.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 101 (23.27%) Scrum
13 92 (21.20%) WCF
14 81 (18.66%) TDD
14 81 (18.66%) CSS
15 79 (18.20%) Web Services
16 76 (17.51%) Visual Studio
17 73 (16.82%) MS Excel
17 73 (16.82%) SQL Server 2008
18 70 (16.13%) Windows
19 65 (14.98%) OO
20 61 (14.06%) .NET Framework
21 58 (13.36%) Team Foundation Server
22 56 (12.90%) SharePoint
23 55 (12.67%) XML
23 55 (12.67%) T-SQL
24 54 (12.44%) Java
25 52 (11.98%) VB.NET
25 52 (11.98%) WinForms

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.76%) JBoss
2 25 (5.76%) CMS
3 19 (4.38%) NServiceBus
4 14 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.61%) Mule
7 7 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.38%) IIS
8 6 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.15%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.69%) Node.js
11 3 (0.69%) Apache
12 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 1 (0.23%) Moodle
13 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.45%) MS Office
3 6 (1.38%) MS Project
3 6 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.69%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (4.61%) Cognos TM1
2 18 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (3.00%) Cognos Planning
4 5 (1.15%) Agresso
5 2 (0.46%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.46%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.23%) Internet
2 8 (1.84%) Intranet
3 3 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (55.07%) SQL Server
2 73 (16.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.84%) MySQL
6 15 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.07%) DB2
10 8 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.84%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.38%) OLAP Cube
11 6 (1.38%) OLAP
11 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.15%) FileMaker
12 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.15%) MS Access
13 3 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 76 (17.51%) Visual Studio
2 58 (13.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (11.29%) Rhino Mocks
4 35 (8.06%) NUnit
5 32 (7.37%) Moq
6 25 (5.76%) Git (software)
7 24 (5.53%) TeamCity
8 19 (4.38%) JIRA
8 19 (4.38%) FinalBuilder
8 19 (4.38%) SpecFlow
8 19 (4.38%) Jasmine
8 19 (4.38%) Log4Net
8 19 (4.38%) NSubstitute
9 16 (3.69%) Subversion
10 13 (3.00%) MSTest
11 12 (2.76%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.84%) MyEclipse
13 5 (1.15%) JUnit
13 5 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (8.76%) Finance
2 14 (3.23%) Automotive
3 9 (2.07%) Retail
4 7 (1.61%) Games
4 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.38%) Banking
6 3 (0.69%) Publishing
6 3 (0.69%) Back Office
6 3 (0.69%) Legal
7 2 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (67.28%) .NET
2 226 (52.07%) ASP.NET
3 146 (33.64%) HTML
4 130 (29.95%) jQuery
5 110 (25.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 92 (21.20%) WCF
7 81 (18.66%) CSS
8 79 (18.20%) Web Services
9 61 (14.06%) .NET Framework
10 55 (12.67%) XML
11 52 (11.98%) WinForms
11 52 (11.98%) HTML5
12 46 (10.60%) WPF
13 44 (10.14%) Silverlight
14 42 (9.68%) Ajax
15 37 (8.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 33 (7.60%) LINQ
17 31 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
18 29 (6.68%) KnockoutJS
19 24 (5.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 20 (4.61%) N-Tier
2 20 (4.61%) User Experience
3 15 (3.46%) Mathematics
4 12 (2.76%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (2.53%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.07%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.61%) Physics
9 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.38%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.69%) GIS
12 1 (0.23%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.23%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.23%) RIA
12 1 (0.23%) iPhone
12 1 (0.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.13%) Windows
2 18 (4.15%) Linux
2 18 (4.15%) UNIX
3 14 (3.23%) Android
4 13 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (38.25%) MVC
3 101 (23.27%) Scrum
4 81 (18.66%) TDD
5 65 (14.98%) OO
6 46 (10.60%) Web Development
7 43 (9.91%) Software Engineering
8 38 (8.76%) E-Commerce
9 28 (6.45%) OOP
10 27 (6.22%) OOD
11 24 (5.53%) BDD
12 23 (5.30%) CRM
13 20 (4.61%) Multithreading
14 19 (4.38%) MVVM
15 16 (3.69%) Web Application Development
16 14 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (3.00%) Kanban
18 12 (2.76%) Dependency Injection
18 12 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (2.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 250 (57.60%) C#
2 180 (41.47%) JavaScript
3 166 (38.25%) SQL
4 55 (12.67%) T-SQL
5 54 (12.44%) Java
6 52 (11.98%) VB.NET
7 24 (5.53%) VB
8 21 (4.84%) PowerShell
9 20 (4.61%) Ruby
10 19 (4.38%) PHP
11 16 (3.69%) C++
11 16 (3.69%) VB6
12 9 (2.07%) Perl
13 8 (1.84%) C
13 8 (1.84%) Python
14 6 (1.38%) VBA
14 6 (1.38%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.15%) VC++
16 4 (0.92%) XAML
17 3 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (11.06%) Degree
2 11 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.07%) PhD
4 5 (1.15%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.69%) MCP
6 2 (0.46%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.53%) SLA
2 2 (0.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (4.38%) logstash
2 18 (4.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 160 (36.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.53%) IBM
3 21 (4.84%) Cognos
4 17 (3.92%) Oracle
5 8 (1.84%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.38%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.38%) Apple
8 5 (1.15%) Sun
9 4 (0.92%) Zend
10 3 (0.69%) hybris
10 3 (0.69%) Progress
10 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.69%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.69%) ESRI
10 3 (0.69%) Telerik
11 2 (0.46%) webMethods
11 2 (0.46%) SAP
12 1 (0.23%) Siebel
12 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Aquent
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum £30k - £34k doe + 50% off ALL public
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 6 days ago
Shefford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton
Three People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits dep on experience
Posted: 12 days ago