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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 260 168 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.55% 16.70% 19.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.34% 17.63% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 243 158 174
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
1114 953 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.62% 94.73% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 954 867 863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +7 98 £45,000 +18.42% 15
Luton +1 60 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Dunstable +11 18 £38,250 -1.29% 2
Leighton Buzzard 0 14 £31,000 -20.51% 4
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 402 (70.16%) .NET
2 363 (63.35%) C#
3 357 (62.30%) SQL Server
4 333 (58.12%) ASP.NET
5 271 (47.29%) JavaScript
6 249 (43.46%) SQL
7 215 (37.52%) HTML
8 205 (35.78%) Microsoft
8 205 (35.78%) MVC
9 167 (29.14%) WCF
10 158 (27.57%) CSS
11 144 (25.13%) Windows
11 144 (25.13%) Scrum
12 136 (23.73%) jQuery
13 130 (22.69%) TDD
14 124 (21.64%) .NET Framework
15 120 (20.94%) T-SQL
15 120 (20.94%) Visual Studio
16 118 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
17 112 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
18 111 (19.37%) Web Services
19 101 (17.63%) XML
20 95 (16.58%) Team Foundation Server
20 95 (16.58%) WPF
21 93 (16.23%) SharePoint
21 93 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
22 90 (15.71%) Software Engineering
23 89 (15.53%) VB.NET
23 89 (15.53%) Java
24 81 (14.14%) Relational Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 93 (16.23%) SharePoint
2 41 (7.16%) BizTalk Server
3 34 (5.93%) CMS
4 19 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (3.14%) IIS
6 16 (2.79%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.05%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 5 (0.87%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.70%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.52%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.52%) Apache
13 2 (0.35%) Papyrus
13 2 (0.35%) Node.js
14 1 (0.17%) Drupal
14 1 (0.17%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 76 (13.26%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.49%) MS Office
3 18 (3.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (3.14%) Fireworks
3 18 (3.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Cognos Planning
2 3 (0.52%) Magento
2 3 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.35%) Exstream
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.27%) Internet
2 7 (1.22%) Intranet
3 4 (0.70%) HTTP
4 2 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (62.30%) SQL Server
2 118 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (14.14%) Relational Database
4 73 (12.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (6.28%) Crystal Reports
8 25 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (3.32%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (2.97%) RDBMS
11 15 (2.62%) DB2
12 11 (1.92%) MySQL
13 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
15 4 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 3 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 120 (20.94%) Visual Studio
2 95 (16.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (10.99%) Subversion
4 44 (7.68%) NUnit
5 39 (6.81%) MSTest
6 30 (5.24%) TeamCity
7 28 (4.89%) Moq
8 21 (3.66%) Git (software)
9 19 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
10 15 (2.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 13 (2.27%) JIRA
12 8 (1.40%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.40%) MyEclipse
13 6 (1.05%) JUnit
13 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (0.87%) FinalBuilder
14 5 (0.87%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.87%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.87%) NSubstitute
14 5 (0.87%) Log4Net
General
1 38 (6.63%) Finance
1 38 (6.63%) Retail
2 19 (3.32%) Banking
3 13 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.09%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.09%) Marketing
5 5 (0.87%) Legal
6 3 (0.52%) Automotive
7 2 (0.35%) Advertising
7 2 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.17%) French Language
8 1 (0.17%) German Language
8 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.17%) Games
8 1 (0.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (70.16%) .NET
2 333 (58.12%) ASP.NET
3 215 (37.52%) HTML
4 167 (29.14%) WCF
5 158 (27.57%) CSS
6 136 (23.73%) jQuery
7 124 (21.64%) .NET Framework
8 112 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 111 (19.37%) Web Services
10 101 (17.63%) XML
11 95 (16.58%) WPF
12 77 (13.44%) Ajax
13 73 (12.74%) HTML5
14 72 (12.57%) Silverlight
15 69 (12.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 68 (11.87%) WinForms
17 65 (11.34%) LINQ
18 51 (8.90%) JSP
19 30 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 25 (4.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.71%) Computer Science
1 27 (4.71%) N-Tier
2 17 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.09%) Mathematics
4 11 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.22%) EMV
8 6 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.70%) Physics
10 3 (0.52%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.52%) Social Media
10 3 (0.52%) GIS
10 3 (0.52%) Tandem
10 3 (0.52%) EFT
10 3 (0.52%) NHS
11 2 (0.35%) EPoS
11 2 (0.35%) AS400
12 1 (0.17%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 144 (25.13%) Windows
2 29 (5.06%) UNIX
3 22 (3.84%) Linux
4 6 (1.05%) AIX
5 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (35.78%) MVC
2 144 (25.13%) Scrum
3 130 (22.69%) TDD
4 93 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (15.71%) Software Engineering
6 77 (13.44%) OO
7 48 (8.38%) E-Commerce
8 46 (8.03%) Web Development
9 43 (7.50%) Multithreading
10 42 (7.33%) Project Management
10 42 (7.33%) OOD
11 41 (7.16%) Product Management
12 40 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (5.24%) OOP
14 27 (4.71%) Software Architecture
15 26 (4.54%) Configuration Management
16 24 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
16 24 (4.19%) Business Analysis
17 21 (3.66%) Time Management
18 20 (3.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 363 (63.35%) C#
2 271 (47.29%) JavaScript
3 249 (43.46%) SQL
4 120 (20.94%) T-SQL
5 89 (15.53%) VB.NET
5 89 (15.53%) Java
6 46 (8.03%) VB
7 28 (4.89%) VB6
8 23 (4.01%) C
8 23 (4.01%) PHP
9 21 (3.66%) C++
10 18 (3.14%) XAML
11 10 (1.75%) Python
12 9 (1.57%) Groovy
13 8 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.87%) Ruby
14 5 (0.87%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.52%) Perl
15 3 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (8.20%) Degree
2 8 (1.40%) PhD
3 6 (1.05%) Sun Certification
4 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.40%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) SLA
2 6 (1.05%) HL7
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.92%) MOM
2 5 (0.87%) logstash
3 2 (0.35%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.17%) AppManager
Vendors
1 205 (35.78%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.63%) Oracle
3 22 (3.84%) JBoss
4 12 (2.09%) IBM
5 11 (1.92%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.40%) Perforce
7 7 (1.22%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.05%) Adobe
8 6 (1.05%) Sun
8 6 (1.05%) Sunopsis
9 4 (0.70%) hybris
9 4 (0.70%) XMPie
10 3 (0.52%) ESRI
10 3 (0.52%) VMware
10 3 (0.52%) Apple
10 3 (0.52%) Cognos
11 2 (0.35%) SAP
11 2 (0.35%) Software AG
11 2 (0.35%) Informatica
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £35,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Nuepc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leighton Buzzard
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To c£35,000 + benefits inc pension & share option scheme
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + BENS
Posted: 14 days ago