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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 76 79 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.55% 2.48% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 2.61% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 12
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £45,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
1107 1149 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.51% 94.80% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1069 1009
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £56,000
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 March 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 March 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 +12 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bedford +15 3 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 26 (68.42%) C#
2 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 24 (63.16%) HTML
4 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET
5 20 (52.63%) SQL
6 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 14 (36.84%) MVC
8 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (34.21%) jQuery
9 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
10 10 (26.32%) CSS
11 9 (23.68%) XML
11 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (23.68%) User Experience
12 8 (21.05%) Web Services
13 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
15 4 (10.53%) Marketing
15 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
16 3 (7.89%) Struts2
16 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
16 3 (7.89%) HTML5
16 3 (7.89%) QMS
16 3 (7.89%) Spring
16 3 (7.89%) Validation
16 3 (7.89%) ITIL
16 3 (7.89%) MCP
16 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (5.26%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 24 (63.16%) HTML
3 23 (60.53%) ASP.NET
4 13 (34.21%) jQuery
5 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (26.32%) CSS
7 9 (23.68%) XML
7 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (21.05%) Web Services
9 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.89%) HTML5
10 3 (7.89%) Struts2
10 3 (7.89%) Struts
10 3 (7.89%) J2EE
10 3 (7.89%) Spring
11 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.26%) Classic ASP
11 2 (5.26%) WCF
11 2 (5.26%) WPF
11 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) Physics
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) MVC
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.89%) Validation
3 3 (7.89%) QMS
4 2 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (2.63%) Refactoring
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.63%) Scrum
5 1 (2.63%) OOP
5 1 (2.63%) OO
5 1 (2.63%) CRM
5 1 (2.63%) OOD
5 1 (2.63%) TDD
5 1 (2.63%) Content Management
5 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) C#
1 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) MCP
2 2 (5.26%) PhD
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus (£7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago