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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 145 182 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.81% 18.15% 23.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.75% 18.84% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 129 159 222
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
734 966 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.20% 96.31% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +4 59 £45,000 +19.20% 3
Luton -3 38 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Dunstable +12 24 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 249 (71.97%) .NET
2 230 (66.47%) C#
3 205 (59.25%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (57.51%) ASP.NET
5 189 (54.62%) SQL Server
6 173 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 168 (48.55%) MVC
8 151 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 132 (38.15%) jQuery
10 120 (34.68%) TDD
11 119 (34.39%) CSS
12 116 (33.53%) HTML
13 97 (28.03%) Microsoft
14 86 (24.86%) SQL
14 86 (24.86%) WCF
15 76 (21.97%) Windows
16 74 (21.39%) Web Services
17 73 (21.10%) .NET Framework
17 73 (21.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 72 (20.81%) Software Engineering
19 70 (20.23%) Scrum
19 70 (20.23%) Git (software)
19 70 (20.23%) BDD
20 68 (19.65%) Entity Framework
21 65 (18.79%) Web Application Development
21 65 (18.79%) MS Excel
22 60 (17.34%) AngularJS
23 59 (17.05%) Degree
24 57 (16.47%) Computer Science
24 57 (16.47%) Ajax

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (11.27%) Node.js
2 28 (8.09%) IIS
3 21 (6.07%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.73%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.87%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.87%) WordPress
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.29%) nginx
7 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 65 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.29%) InDesign
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.47%) Office 365
3 12 (3.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.60%) HTTP
2 4 (1.16%) Internet
2 4 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.29%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.29%) SSH
3 1 (0.29%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (54.62%) SQL Server
2 56 (16.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 52 (15.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (12.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (9.83%) NoSQL
6 22 (6.36%) MySQL
7 11 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.73%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 70 (20.23%) Git (software)
2 47 (13.58%) Visual Studio
3 42 (12.14%) Rhino Mocks
4 36 (10.40%) NUnit
5 23 (6.65%) Selenium
6 21 (6.07%) Cucumber
7 19 (5.49%) Moq
8 18 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (4.05%) JIRA
10 12 (3.47%) MSTest
11 11 (3.18%) Subversion
12 10 (2.89%) Bitbucket
12 10 (2.89%) JUnit
12 10 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.16%) Xcode
14 3 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.58%) Grunt
15 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
16 1 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
16 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 42 (12.14%) Advertising
2 36 (10.40%) Banking
3 33 (9.54%) Finance
4 20 (5.78%) Retail
5 16 (4.62%) Games
6 15 (4.34%) Back Office
7 8 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.45%) Automotive
9 5 (1.45%) Marketing
10 3 (0.87%) German Language
11 2 (0.58%) Front Office
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (71.97%) .NET
2 199 (57.51%) ASP.NET
3 151 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 132 (38.15%) jQuery
5 119 (34.39%) CSS
6 116 (33.53%) HTML
7 86 (24.86%) WCF
8 74 (21.39%) Web Services
9 73 (21.10%) .NET Framework
9 73 (21.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 68 (19.65%) Entity Framework
11 60 (17.34%) AngularJS
12 57 (16.47%) Ajax
13 55 (15.90%) HTML5
14 53 (15.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 44 (12.72%) CSS3
16 38 (10.98%) LINQ
17 37 (10.69%) RESTful
18 34 (9.83%) Castle Windsor
19 33 (9.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.47%) Computer Science
2 35 (10.12%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.47%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (3.47%) Tandem
4 9 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.31%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.16%) iPad
7 4 (1.16%) W3C
7 4 (1.16%) Xbox
8 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.58%) User Experience
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.97%) Windows
2 25 (7.23%) Windows Server
2 25 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (6.65%) Linux
4 10 (2.89%) Unix
5 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.87%) Android
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (59.25%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (48.55%) MVC
3 120 (34.68%) TDD
4 72 (20.81%) Software Engineering
5 70 (20.23%) BDD
5 70 (20.23%) Scrum
6 65 (18.79%) Web Application Development
7 49 (14.16%) OO
8 38 (10.98%) Kanban
9 32 (9.25%) Mentoring
10 27 (7.80%) Web Development
11 25 (7.23%) Product Management
12 23 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (6.07%) Scrum-ban
14 18 (5.20%) Front End Development
14 18 (5.20%) Technical Analysis
14 18 (5.20%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.05%) OOP
15 14 (4.05%) SDLC
16 13 (3.76%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 230 (66.47%) C#
2 173 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 86 (24.86%) SQL
4 55 (15.90%) Java
5 48 (13.87%) T-SQL
6 30 (8.67%) Ruby
7 21 (6.07%) PHP
8 15 (4.34%) VB
8 15 (4.34%) VB.NET
9 12 (3.47%) C++
10 10 (2.89%) Python
11 4 (1.16%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.16%) C
11 4 (1.16%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 59 (17.05%) Degree
2 10 (2.89%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) ISEB
4 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.02%) MOM
2 6 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 97 (28.03%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.07%) Facebook
3 13 (3.76%) Oracle
4 10 (2.89%) Sun
5 7 (2.02%) Google
6 5 (1.45%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.16%) SAP
8 3 (0.87%) Nintex
9 2 (0.58%) Twitter
9 2 (0.58%) Zend
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe
10 1 (0.29%) HP
10 1 (0.29%) IBM
10 1 (0.29%) LANDesk
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £51000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competive and Excellent benifits
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Private Medical, etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Private Medical, etc
Posted: 17 days ago