The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 56 66 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 49 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.32% 2.28% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% 2.39% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 17
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,825 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior 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
1100 877 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 97.00% 95.12% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 940 793 856
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 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 +4 34 £45,000 - 2
Luton -8 4 £62,500 +36.23%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £31,000 -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 113 (86.92%) .NET
2 109 (83.85%) C#
3 100 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 99 (76.15%) ASP.NET
5 84 (64.62%) MVC
6 80 (61.54%) SQL
7 74 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (45.38%) JavaScript
9 58 (44.62%) Scrum
10 57 (43.85%) T-SQL
11 55 (42.31%) Microsoft
12 54 (41.54%) WCF
12 54 (41.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (30.77%) Silverlight
13 40 (30.77%) Windows
14 39 (30.00%) .NET Framework
15 38 (29.23%) WPF
16 36 (27.69%) Software Engineering
16 36 (27.69%) LINQ
17 35 (26.92%) TDD
18 33 (25.38%) MS Excel
19 29 (22.31%) HTML
20 28 (21.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 27 (20.77%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (20.77%) Web Services
21 27 (20.77%) Visual Studio
22 26 (20.00%) XML
23 25 (19.23%) CSS
24 24 (18.46%) Configuration Management
24 24 (18.46%) NUnit

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (16.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 3 (2.31%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.77%) IIS
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (25.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (20.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 18 (13.85%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (10.77%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.77%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (20.77%) Visual Studio
2 24 (18.46%) NUnit
2 24 (18.46%) MSTest
3 22 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (14.62%) Subversion
5 12 (9.23%) Moq
6 7 (5.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.77%) Maven
General
1 20 (15.38%) Finance
2 16 (12.31%) Retail
3 12 (9.23%) Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (86.92%) .NET
2 99 (76.15%) ASP.NET
3 54 (41.54%) WCF
3 54 (41.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (30.77%) Silverlight
5 39 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 38 (29.23%) WPF
7 36 (27.69%) LINQ
8 29 (22.31%) HTML
9 28 (21.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 27 (20.77%) Web Services
11 26 (20.00%) XML
12 25 (19.23%) CSS
13 21 (16.15%) jQuery
14 19 (14.62%) WinForms
15 14 (10.77%) WF
16 13 (10.00%) Ajax
16 13 (10.00%) Middleware
17 11 (8.46%) ADO.NET
17 11 (8.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.31%) EMV
4 3 (2.31%) EFT
5 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (2.31%) UNIX
3 2 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (64.62%) MVC
2 74 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (44.62%) Scrum
4 36 (27.69%) Software Engineering
5 35 (26.92%) TDD
6 24 (18.46%) Configuration Management
7 22 (16.92%) Multithreading
7 22 (16.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (13.08%) OO
9 14 (10.77%) OOD
10 11 (8.46%) OOP
11 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.15%) Time Management
12 8 (6.15%) Software Architecture
13 6 (4.62%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (4.62%) Project Management
14 5 (3.85%) UML
14 5 (3.85%) E-Commerce
15 4 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 109 (83.85%) C#
2 80 (61.54%) SQL
3 59 (45.38%) JavaScript
4 57 (43.85%) T-SQL
5 23 (17.69%) Java
6 9 (6.92%) C
6 9 (6.92%) C++
7 6 (4.62%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.08%) VB6
8 4 (3.08%) VB
9 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.54%) PHP
11 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.08%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 55 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.92%) Oracle
3 4 (3.08%) IBM
4 3 (2.31%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.54%) XMPie
5 2 (1.54%) Adobe
6 1 (0.77%) Progress
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