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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 78 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.91% 1.05% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.10% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 33
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £36,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,950 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1115 905 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.87% 94.67% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 935 826 890
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram 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 18 September 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
Luton +5 15 £40,000 - 1
Bedford -4 4 £32,500 -4.41%
Dunstable -7 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 44 (84.62%) .NET
2 41 (78.85%) C#
3 31 (59.62%) HTML
3 31 (59.62%) SQL
4 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET
5 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
6 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
7 24 (46.15%) XML
8 23 (44.23%) VB
9 20 (38.46%) Visual Studio
10 19 (36.54%) VB.NET
11 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (28.85%) VB6
13 13 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 13 (25.00%) MS Office
14 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
14 12 (23.08%) WPF
15 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
15 11 (21.15%) Degree
15 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (19.23%) Project Management
16 10 (19.23%) XSL
16 10 (19.23%) Windows
16 10 (19.23%) Java
17 8 (15.38%) C++
17 8 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (15.38%) Business Objects
17 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (5.77%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.85%) Papyrus
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Office
2 12 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Exstream
2 1 (1.92%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 13 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (13.46%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
2 4 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (84.62%) .NET
2 31 (59.62%) HTML
3 30 (57.69%) ASP.NET
4 24 (46.15%) XML
5 12 (23.08%) WPF
6 10 (19.23%) XSL
7 8 (15.38%) WCF
8 7 (13.46%) Classic ASP
9 6 (11.54%) Silverlight
10 5 (9.62%) jQuery
10 5 (9.62%) WinForms
10 5 (9.62%) JSP
11 4 (7.69%) HTML5
12 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.77%) XHTML
12 3 (5.77%) Servlets
12 3 (5.77%) EJB
12 3 (5.77%) CSS
13 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
14 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.69%) Physics
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) EPoS
4 2 (3.85%) EMV
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) Project Management
3 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.54%) Scrum
5 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.69%) MVC
6 4 (7.69%) Web Development
7 3 (5.77%) Release Management
7 3 (5.77%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (5.77%) TDD
7 3 (5.77%) OOD
7 3 (5.77%) OOP
7 3 (5.77%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) RUP
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Workflow
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.85%) Unified Process
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (78.85%) C#
2 31 (59.62%) SQL
3 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 23 (44.23%) VB
5 19 (36.54%) VB.NET
6 15 (28.85%) VB6
7 10 (19.23%) Java
8 8 (15.38%) C++
9 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
10 3 (5.77%) PHP
11 2 (3.85%) XAML
11 2 (3.85%) PowerHouse
12 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) PhD
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 7 (13.46%) Perforce
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) JBoss
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe
6 2 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) Siebel
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 14 days ago