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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 215 253 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.00% 24.37% 18.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.14% 25.40% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 188 245 197
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
971 996 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.82% 95.95% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 860 895 996
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 November 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 November 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 -1 90 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Luton -1 64 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Leighton Buzzard -1 5 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Dunstable -8 2 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 342 (72.00%) .NET
2 298 (62.74%) C#
3 279 (58.74%) SQL Server
4 273 (57.47%) ASP.NET
5 212 (44.63%) JavaScript
6 200 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (41.47%) SQL
8 178 (37.47%) MVC
9 167 (35.16%) Microsoft
10 154 (32.42%) HTML
11 134 (28.21%) WCF
12 129 (27.16%) Scrum
13 123 (25.89%) jQuery
14 110 (23.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 103 (21.68%) TDD
16 101 (21.26%) Windows
17 96 (20.21%) Visual Studio
18 91 (19.16%) CSS
19 86 (18.11%) Web Services
20 84 (17.68%) VB.NET
21 80 (16.84%) SQL Server 2008
22 72 (15.16%) .NET Framework
23 71 (14.95%) OO
24 70 (14.74%) MS Excel
25 69 (14.53%) WPF
26 68 (14.32%) Team Foundation Server
27 66 (13.89%) XML
28 65 (13.68%) Java
29 63 (13.26%) T-SQL
30 62 (13.05%) SharePoint

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 62 (13.05%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.89%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (5.68%) CMS
4 24 (5.05%) JBoss
5 18 (3.79%) WebSphere
6 16 (3.37%) NServiceBus
7 11 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.68%) IIS
9 8 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (1.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 6 (1.26%) Mule
12 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.05%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.84%) Apache
14 2 (0.42%) WordPress
14 2 (0.42%) Node.js
15 1 (0.21%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 70 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.68%) MS Office
3 9 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.89%) Fireworks
3 9 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.16%) Cognos TM1
3 10 (2.11%) Cognos Planning
4 5 (1.05%) Agresso
5 3 (0.63%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.21%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.32%) Internet
2 8 (1.68%) Intranet
3 4 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (58.74%) SQL Server
2 80 (16.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (11.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (6.95%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (2.95%) MySQL
6 14 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.89%) DB2
9 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.26%) MS Access
11 5 (1.05%) FileMaker
12 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.84%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.21%) Pentaho
15 1 (0.21%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 96 (20.21%) Visual Studio
2 68 (14.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (9.68%) Rhino Mocks
4 38 (8.00%) NUnit
5 37 (7.79%) Moq
6 28 (5.89%) Subversion
7 27 (5.68%) TeamCity
8 26 (5.47%) Git (software)
9 20 (4.21%) MSTest
10 17 (3.58%) JIRA
11 16 (3.37%) Log4Net
11 16 (3.37%) FinalBuilder
11 16 (3.37%) SpecFlow
11 16 (3.37%) Jasmine
11 16 (3.37%) NSubstitute
12 10 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (1.89%) JUnit
14 8 (1.68%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.68%) MyEclipse
15 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (8.42%) Finance
2 15 (3.16%) Retail
3 12 (2.53%) Automotive
3 12 (2.53%) Banking
4 7 (1.47%) Games
4 7 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.26%) Legal
6 3 (0.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.42%) Advertising
7 2 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) French Language
8 1 (0.21%) German Language
8 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (72.00%) .NET
2 273 (57.47%) ASP.NET
3 154 (32.42%) HTML
4 134 (28.21%) WCF
5 123 (25.89%) jQuery
6 110 (23.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 91 (19.16%) CSS
8 86 (18.11%) Web Services
9 72 (15.16%) .NET Framework
10 69 (14.53%) WPF
11 66 (13.89%) XML
12 59 (12.42%) HTML5
13 56 (11.79%) WinForms
14 54 (11.37%) Ajax
15 51 (10.74%) Silverlight
16 46 (9.68%) LINQ
17 42 (8.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 31 (6.53%) Castle Windsor
19 28 (5.89%) JSP
19 28 (5.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.63%) N-Tier
3 20 (4.21%) Mathematics
4 17 (3.58%) User Experience
5 16 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
7 13 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.32%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.47%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.47%) Physics
10 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.63%) Social Media
12 3 (0.63%) GIS
12 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.63%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.42%) EPoS
14 1 (0.21%) NHS
14 1 (0.21%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 101 (21.26%) Windows
2 18 (3.79%) UNIX
3 17 (3.58%) Linux
4 11 (2.32%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.32%) 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
1 200 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (37.47%) MVC
3 129 (27.16%) Scrum
4 103 (21.68%) TDD
5 71 (14.95%) OO
6 53 (11.16%) Software Engineering
7 45 (9.47%) Web Development
8 40 (8.42%) E-Commerce
9 34 (7.16%) OOP
10 29 (6.11%) OOD
11 24 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (5.05%) Multithreading
12 22 (4.63%) MVVM
12 22 (4.63%) BDD
13 21 (4.42%) Web Application Development
13 21 (4.42%) CRM
14 16 (3.37%) Project Management
14 16 (3.37%) Product Management
15 15 (3.16%) Kanban
15 15 (3.16%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 298 (62.74%) C#
2 212 (44.63%) JavaScript
3 197 (41.47%) SQL
4 84 (17.68%) VB.NET
5 65 (13.68%) Java
6 63 (13.26%) T-SQL
7 36 (7.58%) VB
8 24 (5.05%) VB6
9 23 (4.84%) C++
10 19 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.58%) Ruby
12 16 (3.37%) PHP
13 15 (3.16%) C
14 8 (1.68%) XAML
15 5 (1.05%) Groovy
15 5 (1.05%) Perl
15 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.84%) Python
17 2 (0.42%) VC++
17 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 50 (10.53%) Degree
2 14 (2.95%) PhD
3 9 (1.89%) Sun Certification
4 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.47%) SLA
2 5 (1.05%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 18 (3.79%) MOM
2 16 (3.37%) logstash
3 2 (0.42%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.21%) AppManager
Vendors
1 167 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.63%) IBM
3 21 (4.42%) Oracle
4 15 (3.16%) Cognos
5 10 (2.11%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.89%) Business Objects
6 9 (1.89%) Sun
7 7 (1.47%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.05%) Apple
9 4 (0.84%) webMethods
9 4 (0.84%) Progress
10 3 (0.63%) SAP
10 3 (0.63%) ESRI
10 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.63%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.42%) Software AG
11 2 (0.42%) Adobe
12 1 (0.21%) Siebel
12 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.21%) Perforce
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits & Career Prospects
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £21,000 + bens inc. pension & share option scheme
Posted: 18 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits including ongoing Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £49,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27500 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago