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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 67 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.47% 1.78% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.86% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 16
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £40,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,385 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +1.10%
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
962 969 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.06% 95.85% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 855 875 963
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +9 14 £40,000 -13.04%
Bedford -4 7 £32,500 -25.71% 2
Dunstable -9 1 £37,500 +78.57%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 45 (97.83%) .NET
2 40 (86.96%) C#
3 35 (76.09%) ASP.NET
4 28 (60.87%) HTML
5 27 (58.70%) JavaScript
6 25 (54.35%) SQL
7 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
8 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
9 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (43.48%) VB.NET
11 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
11 19 (41.30%) XML
12 16 (34.78%) VB
13 14 (30.43%) VB6
14 13 (28.26%) MS Office
15 12 (26.09%) Degree
15 12 (26.09%) WPF
16 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
16 11 (23.91%) Windows
17 10 (21.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 10 (21.74%) Silverlight
17 10 (21.74%) jQuery
17 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (21.74%) WCF
18 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (19.57%) C++
19 8 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
19 8 (17.39%) Business Objects
19 8 (17.39%) HTML5
20 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 2 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Office
2 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.39%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.17%) MySQL
7 1 (2.17%) SQLite
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.17%) MS Access
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Visual Studio
2 10 (21.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.22%) Games
2 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) .NET
2 35 (76.09%) ASP.NET
3 28 (60.87%) HTML
4 19 (41.30%) XML
5 12 (26.09%) WPF
6 10 (21.74%) Silverlight
6 10 (21.74%) jQuery
6 10 (21.74%) WCF
7 8 (17.39%) HTML5
8 4 (8.70%) Web Services
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.35%) XSL
10 2 (4.35%) WinForms
10 2 (4.35%) CSS
10 2 (4.35%) JSP
10 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP
10 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
2 7 (15.22%) Physics
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) MVC
2 7 (15.22%) Web Development
3 5 (10.87%) Scrum
4 3 (6.52%) OOP
4 3 (6.52%) OO
4 3 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.35%) RUP
5 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (4.35%) Unified Process
5 2 (4.35%) Workflow
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) TDD
6 1 (2.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) C#
2 27 (58.70%) JavaScript
3 25 (54.35%) SQL
4 20 (43.48%) VB.NET
5 16 (34.78%) VB
6 14 (30.43%) VB6
7 9 (19.57%) C++
8 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.52%) XAML
10 2 (4.35%) Java
11 1 (2.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) PhD
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe
3 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.35%) Perforce
4 1 (2.17%) Siebel
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago