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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 60 63 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.28% 3.12% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 3.22% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
873 963 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.89% 96.98% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 732 861 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +14 14 £40,000 - 2
Bedford +2 3 £37,750 -16.11%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 40 (93.02%) .NET
2 33 (76.74%) C#
3 30 (69.77%) HTML
3 30 (69.77%) ASP.NET
4 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
5 23 (53.49%) SQL
6 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
6 18 (41.86%) XML
7 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 14 (32.56%) Visual Studio
7 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
8 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.23%) jQuery
9 12 (27.91%) Degree
10 11 (25.58%) Computer Science
11 9 (20.93%) MS Office
12 8 (18.60%) Web Services
12 8 (18.60%) Windows
12 8 (18.60%) MVC
12 8 (18.60%) Silverlight
12 8 (18.60%) HTML5
13 7 (16.28%) WCF
13 7 (16.28%) WPF
13 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
13 7 (16.28%) Physics
13 7 (16.28%) Games
13 7 (16.28%) Web Development
13 7 (16.28%) PhD
14 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (4.65%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.30%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQLite
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (16.28%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (93.02%) .NET
2 30 (69.77%) HTML
2 30 (69.77%) ASP.NET
3 18 (41.86%) XML
4 13 (30.23%) jQuery
5 8 (18.60%) Web Services
5 8 (18.60%) Silverlight
5 8 (18.60%) HTML5
6 7 (16.28%) WCF
6 7 (16.28%) WPF
7 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (11.63%) CSS
9 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (4.65%) Classic ASP
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.33%) LINQ
11 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
2 7 (16.28%) Physics
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) MVC
3 7 (16.28%) Web Development
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.33%) Line Management
6 1 (2.33%) OO
6 1 (2.33%) OOD
6 1 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.33%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.33%) TDD
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) C#
2 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
3 23 (53.49%) SQL
4 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.63%) VB
5 5 (11.63%) C++
5 5 (11.63%) VB6
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (2.33%) XAML
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) PhD
3 3 (6.98%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Siebel
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