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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 186 270 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.70% 26.84% 17.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.97% 27.75% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 167 257 197
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
887 973 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.96% 96.72% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 800 855 1020
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 £63,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -2 86 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Luton -3 45 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Leighton Buzzard -1 8 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 333 (70.85%) .NET
2 281 (59.79%) C#
3 265 (56.38%) SQL Server
4 260 (55.32%) ASP.NET
5 206 (43.83%) JavaScript
6 193 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
7 191 (40.64%) SQL
8 180 (38.30%) MVC
9 174 (37.02%) Microsoft
10 155 (32.98%) HTML
11 130 (27.66%) jQuery
12 121 (25.74%) WCF
13 119 (25.32%) Scrum
14 110 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 99 (21.06%) TDD
16 93 (19.79%) Visual Studio
16 93 (19.79%) CSS
17 89 (18.94%) Windows
18 84 (17.87%) Web Services
19 77 (16.38%) MS Excel
20 75 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
21 72 (15.32%) OO
22 70 (14.89%) VB.NET
22 70 (14.89%) .NET Framework
23 65 (13.83%) SharePoint
24 64 (13.62%) T-SQL
24 64 (13.62%) WPF
24 64 (13.62%) Team Foundation Server
25 61 (12.98%) XML
26 60 (12.77%) Java

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 65 (13.83%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.96%) CMS
3 25 (5.32%) JBoss
4 22 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (3.40%) NServiceBus
6 14 (2.98%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.49%) Mule
10 7 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.28%) IIS
11 6 (1.28%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.06%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.85%) Apache
14 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 2 (0.43%) WordPress
14 2 (0.43%) Node.js
15 1 (0.21%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 77 (16.38%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.60%) MS Office
3 8 (1.70%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.70%) Fireworks
3 8 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.64%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.19%) Cognos TM1
3 10 (2.13%) Cognos Planning
4 5 (1.06%) Agresso
5 3 (0.64%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.21%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.77%) Internet
2 10 (2.13%) Intranet
3 3 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (56.38%) SQL Server
2 75 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (9.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.62%) MySQL
6 16 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.91%) DB2
10 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.28%) MS Access
12 5 (1.06%) FileMaker
13 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.64%) OLAP
14 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 93 (19.79%) Visual Studio
2 64 (13.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 37 (7.87%) Moq
4 37 (7.87%) NUnit
5 25 (5.32%) Git (software)
6 24 (5.11%) TeamCity
7 23 (4.89%) Subversion
8 18 (3.83%) MSTest
9 16 (3.40%) NSubstitute
9 16 (3.40%) Log4Net
9 16 (3.40%) JIRA
9 16 (3.40%) FinalBuilder
9 16 (3.40%) SpecFlow
9 16 (3.40%) Jasmine
10 11 (2.34%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (1.70%) JUnit
12 8 (1.70%) MyEclipse
13 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (8.09%) Finance
2 12 (2.55%) Automotive
3 11 (2.34%) Retail
4 8 (1.70%) Banking
5 7 (1.49%) Games
5 7 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.28%) Legal
6 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.43%) Advertising
7 2 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.21%) French Language
8 1 (0.21%) German Language
8 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (70.85%) .NET
2 260 (55.32%) ASP.NET
3 155 (32.98%) HTML
4 130 (27.66%) jQuery
5 121 (25.74%) WCF
6 110 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 93 (19.79%) CSS
8 84 (17.87%) Web Services
9 70 (14.89%) .NET Framework
10 64 (13.62%) WPF
11 61 (12.98%) XML
12 60 (12.77%) WinForms
13 59 (12.55%) HTML5
14 56 (11.91%) Ajax
15 54 (11.49%) Silverlight
16 44 (9.36%) LINQ
17 43 (9.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 30 (6.38%) Castle Windsor
19 28 (5.96%) J2EE
20 27 (5.74%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.45%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.89%) N-Tier
3 22 (4.68%) User Experience
4 19 (4.04%) Mathematics
5 14 (2.98%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.70%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.70%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.49%) Physics
9 6 (1.28%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.64%) GIS
11 3 (0.64%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.64%) Social Media
12 2 (0.43%) EPoS
13 1 (0.21%) NHS
13 1 (0.21%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 89 (18.94%) Windows
2 19 (4.04%) Linux
3 18 (3.83%) UNIX
4 12 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.55%) Android
5 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (38.30%) MVC
3 119 (25.32%) Scrum
4 99 (21.06%) TDD
5 72 (15.32%) OO
6 49 (10.43%) Software Engineering
7 47 (10.00%) Web Development
8 39 (8.30%) E-Commerce
9 31 (6.60%) OOD
10 28 (5.96%) OOP
11 25 (5.32%) Multithreading
12 22 (4.68%) BDD
12 22 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (4.47%) MVVM
13 21 (4.47%) CRM
14 18 (3.83%) Web Application Development
15 15 (3.19%) Kanban
16 14 (2.98%) Unit Testing
16 14 (2.98%) Dependency Injection
16 14 (2.98%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 281 (59.79%) C#
2 206 (43.83%) JavaScript
3 191 (40.64%) SQL
4 70 (14.89%) VB.NET
5 64 (13.62%) T-SQL
6 60 (12.77%) Java
7 32 (6.81%) VB
8 22 (4.68%) VB6
9 21 (4.47%) C++
10 19 (4.04%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.83%) PHP
12 17 (3.62%) Ruby
13 10 (2.13%) C
14 8 (1.70%) Perl
14 8 (1.70%) XAML
15 6 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.28%) Python
16 4 (0.85%) VC++
17 3 (0.64%) Groovy
17 3 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (10.43%) Degree
2 13 (2.77%) PhD
3 11 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.70%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.43%) MCP
6 1 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.91%) SLA
2 5 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 19 (4.04%) MOM
2 16 (3.40%) logstash
3 2 (0.43%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.21%) AppManager
Vendors
1 174 (37.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.47%) Oracle
3 19 (4.04%) IBM
4 15 (3.19%) Cognos
5 10 (2.13%) Business Objects
5 10 (2.13%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.70%) Sun
7 7 (1.49%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.06%) Apple
9 4 (0.85%) webMethods
9 4 (0.85%) Progress
10 3 (0.64%) SAP
10 3 (0.64%) ESRI
10 3 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.43%) Software AG
11 2 (0.43%) Zend
12 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.21%) Infor
12 1 (0.21%) hybris
Luton, Bedfordshire
Aquent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27500 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 48k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Hudson - London
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits including ongoing Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34 - 38k + Pension, healthcare, 26 hols + bank holidays and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: ASAP
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago