The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 74 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 12 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.24% 0.59% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.61% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 2
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Programmer
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
915 983 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.33% 96.75% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 823 862 1012
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 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 17 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
Leighton Buzzard - 8 £50,000 - 2
Bedford +4 3 £26,500 -44.21%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 20 (83.33%) C#
4 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (54.17%) MVC
6 12 (50.00%) HTML
7 11 (45.83%) CSS
8 10 (41.67%) Internet
8 10 (41.67%) WCF
9 9 (37.50%) jQuery
10 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
11 7 (29.17%) Web Services
12 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (20.83%) SQL
13 5 (20.83%) Windows
13 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (20.83%) Web Development
14 4 (16.67%) VB
14 4 (16.67%) MS Office
14 4 (16.67%) VC++
14 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 4 (16.67%) B2B

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) DB2
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (45.83%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) WCF
6 9 (37.50%) jQuery
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (16.67%) Silverlight
9 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
9 4 (16.67%) Ajax
9 4 (16.67%) WinForms
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.17%) HTML5
10 1 (4.17%) CSS3
10 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) Web Development
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.67%) B2B
3 4 (16.67%) B2C
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) OOD
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) VB6
5 4 (16.67%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) VC++
6 2 (8.33%) Groovy
7 1 (4.17%) PHP5
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
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