The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 63 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.31% 2.16% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 2.29% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 10
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,300 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £45,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software 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
1072 1222 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.12% 94.36% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1135 947
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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 +9 16 £45,000 +20.00%
Bedford +31 4 £38,000 -15.55%
Dunstable +4 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 33 (70.21%) C#
2 33 (70.21%) JavaScript
3 31 (65.96%) HTML
4 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
5 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
6 24 (51.06%) SQL
7 22 (46.81%) MVC
8 21 (44.68%) jQuery
9 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (42.55%) CSS
10 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (34.04%) VB.NET
12 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (27.66%) User Experience
13 10 (21.28%) Web Services
14 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
15 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
16 7 (14.89%) HTML5
16 7 (14.89%) XML
16 7 (14.89%) Oracle
16 7 (14.89%) Java
17 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
17 6 (12.77%) J2EE
17 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
17 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (12.77%) Marketing
17 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
18 5 (10.64%) Struts2
18 5 (10.64%) QMS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Marketing
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 31 (65.96%) HTML
3 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
4 21 (44.68%) jQuery
5 20 (42.55%) CSS
6 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (21.28%) Web Services
9 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
10 7 (14.89%) XML
10 7 (14.89%) HTML5
11 6 (12.77%) J2EE
12 5 (10.64%) Struts
12 5 (10.64%) Spring
12 5 (10.64%) Struts2
12 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
13 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
13 4 (8.51%) CSS3
14 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) MVC
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) Validation
3 5 (10.64%) QMS
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) Scrum
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Web Development
7 1 (2.13%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.13%) TDD
7 1 (2.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) C#
1 33 (70.21%) JavaScript
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) VB.NET
4 7 (14.89%) Java
5 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) MCP
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) PhD
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Tieto
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
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