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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 273 166 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.12% 17.15% 20.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.91% 18.12% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 247 158 191
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
1096 916 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.82% 94.63% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 921 838 899
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +6 99 £42,500 +11.84% 10
Luton +1 74 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Leighton Buzzard -1 15 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Dunstable +5 12 £37,500 -3.22%
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 417 (70.56%) .NET
2 377 (63.79%) C#
3 362 (61.25%) SQL Server
4 344 (58.21%) ASP.NET
5 286 (48.39%) JavaScript
6 255 (43.15%) SQL
7 230 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
8 228 (38.58%) HTML
9 215 (36.38%) Microsoft
10 208 (35.19%) MVC
11 172 (29.10%) WCF
12 156 (26.40%) CSS
13 154 (26.06%) jQuery
14 150 (25.38%) Scrum
15 137 (23.18%) Windows
16 130 (22.00%) TDD
17 127 (21.49%) Web Services
18 124 (20.98%) Visual Studio
19 118 (19.97%) .NET Framework
20 117 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
21 116 (19.63%) SQL Server 2008
22 111 (18.78%) T-SQL
23 108 (18.27%) XML
24 97 (16.41%) Team Foundation Server
25 94 (15.91%) VB.NET
26 93 (15.74%) Java
26 93 (15.74%) SharePoint
27 91 (15.40%) Software Engineering
28 87 (14.72%) WPF
29 83 (14.04%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (15.74%) SharePoint
2 43 (7.28%) BizTalk Server
3 37 (6.26%) CMS
4 21 (3.55%) IIS
4 21 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 20 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
6 18 (3.05%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.37%) NServiceBus
8 13 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.02%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 5 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.85%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.68%) Apache
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.51%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.34%) WordPress
13 2 (0.34%) Papyrus
13 2 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 76 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.57%) MS Office
3 18 (3.05%) Photoshop
3 18 (3.05%) Fireworks
3 18 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.85%) Cognos Planning
3 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.51%) Magento
5 2 (0.34%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.34%) Exstream
6 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.20%) Internet
2 7 (1.18%) Intranet
3 5 (0.85%) HTTP
4 2 (0.34%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (61.25%) SQL Server
2 116 (19.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (12.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 73 (12.35%) Relational Database
5 41 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (6.09%) Crystal Reports
8 24 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (2.71%) DB2
10 14 (2.37%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.20%) MySQL
12 10 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
15 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 124 (20.98%) Visual Studio
2 97 (16.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (9.48%) Subversion
4 50 (8.46%) NUnit
5 40 (6.77%) TeamCity
6 36 (6.09%) MSTest
7 31 (5.25%) Git (software)
8 28 (4.74%) Rhino Mocks
9 26 (4.40%) Moq
10 22 (3.72%) JIRA
11 14 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 14 (2.37%) Log4Net
11 14 (2.37%) FinalBuilder
11 14 (2.37%) SpecFlow
11 14 (2.37%) Jasmine
11 14 (2.37%) NSubstitute
12 10 (1.69%) MyEclipse
12 10 (1.69%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.52%) JUnit
14 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (7.11%) Finance
2 34 (5.75%) Retail
3 20 (3.38%) Banking
4 15 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.86%) Marketing
6 7 (1.18%) Automotive
7 5 (0.85%) Legal
8 4 (0.68%) Games
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (70.56%) .NET
2 344 (58.21%) ASP.NET
3 228 (38.58%) HTML
4 172 (29.10%) WCF
5 156 (26.40%) CSS
6 154 (26.06%) jQuery
7 127 (21.49%) Web Services
8 118 (19.97%) .NET Framework
9 117 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 108 (18.27%) XML
11 87 (14.72%) WPF
12 83 (14.04%) HTML5
13 81 (13.71%) Ajax
14 75 (12.69%) Silverlight
15 66 (11.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 61 (10.32%) LINQ
17 58 (9.81%) WinForms
18 51 (8.63%) JSP
19 32 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
20 26 (4.40%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.09%) Computer Science
2 28 (4.74%) User Experience
3 23 (3.89%) N-Tier
4 17 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.03%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.18%) EMV
7 7 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.68%) Physics
9 3 (0.51%) Tandem
9 3 (0.51%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.51%) Social Media
9 3 (0.51%) EFT
9 3 (0.51%) NHS
9 3 (0.51%) GIS
10 2 (0.34%) AS400
10 2 (0.34%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 137 (23.18%) Windows
2 30 (5.08%) UNIX
3 26 (4.40%) Linux
4 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.02%) Android
5 5 (0.85%) AIX
6 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (35.19%) MVC
3 150 (25.38%) Scrum
4 130 (22.00%) TDD
5 91 (15.40%) Software Engineering
6 77 (13.03%) OO
7 54 (9.14%) E-Commerce
8 53 (8.97%) Web Development
9 39 (6.60%) Product Management
10 37 (6.26%) Multithreading
10 37 (6.26%) OOP
10 37 (6.26%) Project Management
11 36 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (5.58%) OOD
13 27 (4.57%) Software Architecture
14 25 (4.23%) Configuration Management
15 23 (3.89%) Unit Testing
15 23 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (3.72%) Time Management
17 21 (3.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 377 (63.79%) C#
2 286 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 255 (43.15%) SQL
4 111 (18.78%) T-SQL
5 94 (15.91%) VB.NET
6 93 (15.74%) Java
7 51 (8.63%) VB
8 28 (4.74%) VB6
9 27 (4.57%) PHP
10 24 (4.06%) C
11 22 (3.72%) C++
12 19 (3.21%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.88%) XAML
14 14 (2.37%) Ruby
15 11 (1.86%) Python
16 9 (1.52%) Groovy
17 5 (0.85%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.85%) Perl
18 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (8.63%) Degree
2 11 (1.86%) PhD
3 9 (1.52%) Sun Certification
4 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.35%) QA
2 7 (1.18%) SLA
3 6 (1.02%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.37%) logstash
2 12 (2.03%) MOM
3 2 (0.34%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.17%) AppManager
Vendors
1 215 (36.38%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.92%) Oracle
3 25 (4.23%) JBoss
4 15 (2.54%) IBM
5 11 (1.86%) Business Objects
6 9 (1.52%) Sun
6 9 (1.52%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.35%) Perforce
8 6 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.02%) Cognos
8 6 (1.02%) Adobe
9 5 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.85%) Apple
9 5 (0.85%) Sunopsis
10 4 (0.68%) XMPie
10 4 (0.68%) Progress
11 3 (0.51%) ESRI
11 3 (0.51%) VMware
11 3 (0.51%) hybris
12 2 (0.34%) webMethods
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 20 days ago