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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 80 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 14 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.20% 2.02% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 2.13% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 8
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £31,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,147 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +3.27%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1120 985 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.22% 94.62% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 965 891 775
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -8 8 £35,000 -15.15%
Luton -14 7 £42,500 +23.70%
Dunstable - 2 £32,500 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (84.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (64.00%) SQL
5 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (56.00%) VB.NET
7 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (48.00%) Web Services
9 11 (44.00%) Windows
9 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
10 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (40.00%) WCF
10 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (32.00%) Internet
11 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (32.00%) ETL
11 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
11 8 (32.00%) Groovy
11 8 (32.00%) Data Transformation
11 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
13 5 (20.00%) MVC
13 5 (20.00%) CSS
13 5 (20.00%) HTML
14 4 (16.00%) PHP
14 4 (16.00%) ERP
14 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
15 3 (12.00%) CRM

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) Web Services
4 10 (40.00%) WCF
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.00%) NHibernate
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (8.00%) XML
9 1 (4.00%) HTML5
9 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ETL
1 8 (32.00%) Data Transformation
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) ERP
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) System Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) VB.NET
4 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (32.00%) Groovy
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 3 (12.00%) VB
8 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) Java
8 1 (4.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle