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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 76 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.09% 2.24% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 2.33% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 10
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £38,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
1005 1118 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.53% 96.13% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 886 966 903
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £57,150
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Bedford +14 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Luton -2 7 £40,000 - 3
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (76.00%) C#
1 38 (76.00%) .NET
2 35 (70.00%) HTML
3 29 (58.00%) ASP.NET
4 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
5 26 (52.00%) CSS
5 26 (52.00%) jQuery
6 24 (48.00%) MVC
7 18 (36.00%) SQL
7 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
9 13 (26.00%) Windows
9 13 (26.00%) HTML5
9 13 (26.00%) Degree
10 12 (24.00%) User Experience
11 11 (22.00%) Oracle
11 11 (22.00%) SDLC
11 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (18.00%) Java
13 9 (18.00%) WCF
13 9 (18.00%) WPF
14 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
14 8 (16.00%) Web Development
14 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
15 7 (14.00%) Mathematics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.00%) Mule
3 1 (2.00%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.00%) MSTest
General
1 7 (14.00%) Marketing
2 6 (12.00%) Games
3 5 (10.00%) Finance
4 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (76.00%) .NET
2 35 (70.00%) HTML
3 29 (58.00%) ASP.NET
4 26 (52.00%) CSS
4 26 (52.00%) jQuery
5 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (26.00%) HTML5
7 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (18.00%) WCF
8 9 (18.00%) WPF
9 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.00%) Silverlight
10 6 (12.00%) Spring
10 6 (12.00%) J2EE
10 6 (12.00%) Web Services
11 5 (10.00%) Struts
11 5 (10.00%) Struts2
11 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.00%) Entity Framework
12 4 (8.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) User Experience
2 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (12.00%) Physics
5 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) MVC
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) SDLC
4 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.00%) Web Development
5 5 (10.00%) Validation
5 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.00%) QMS
6 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.00%) OOD
7 3 (6.00%) UML
8 2 (4.00%) OOP
8 2 (4.00%) Content Management
8 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.00%) Time Management
8 2 (4.00%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) C#
2 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.00%) SQL
4 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (18.00%) Java
6 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.00%) C++
7 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) PhD
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Tieto
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £10500 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago