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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 99 86 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 16 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.22% 1.56% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.64% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 23
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,158 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,783 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1243 1100 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.45% 95.07% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 964 835
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton +3 11 £41,250 +8.55%
Bedford -38 2 £24,500 -40.60%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 12 (57.14%) C#
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) HTML
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (33.33%) jQuery
9 6 (28.57%) WCF
9 6 (28.57%) CSS
9 6 (28.57%) MVC
10 5 (23.81%) ETL
10 5 (23.81%) XML
10 5 (23.81%) CRM
10 5 (23.81%) Java
11 4 (19.05%) PHP
11 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
11 4 (19.05%) Windows
11 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
11 4 (19.05%) ERP
11 4 (19.05%) Internet
11 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (19.05%) Groovy
11 4 (19.05%) Business Process Improvement

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) SQLite
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) DB2
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) MyEclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Toad
3 1 (4.76%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) WCF
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (14.29%) NHibernate
8 3 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.76%) Java EE
9 1 (4.76%) JSON
9 1 (4.76%) Ajax
9 1 (4.76%) JSF
9 1 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
9 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Animation
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) ETL
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) ERP
3 4 (19.05%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Data Transformation
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Information Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 4 (19.05%) Groovy
6 3 (14.29%) VB
7 1 (4.76%) PHP5
7 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Sunopsis
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects