The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 80 68 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 13 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.14% 2.14% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 2.25% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 11
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1094 1024 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.55% 95.08% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 950 935 753
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Bedfordshire region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Luton -20 8 £42,500 +23.70%
Bedford -10 6 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) C#
3 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
5 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (46.43%) VB.NET
7 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
7 12 (42.86%) Web Services
7 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (39.29%) WCF
8 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (39.29%) Windows
9 9 (32.14%) HTML
10 8 (28.57%) ETL
10 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
10 8 (28.57%) Internet
10 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (28.57%) Groovy
10 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (28.57%) Data Transformation
11 6 (21.43%) CSS
11 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 5 (17.86%) MVC
13 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (14.29%) jQuery
13 4 (14.29%) Degree
13 4 (14.29%) ERP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.57%) MySQL
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 12 (42.86%) Web Services
4 11 (39.29%) WCF
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) XML
9 3 (10.71%) NHibernate
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (10.71%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (7.14%) CSS3
10 2 (7.14%) HTML5
11 1 (3.57%) Symfony
11 1 (3.57%) Modernizr
11 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ETL
1 8 (28.57%) Data Transformation
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) ERP
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
5 3 (10.71%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
7 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) VB.NET
5 8 (28.57%) Groovy
6 4 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (10.71%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
1 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bedford College
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