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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 70 75 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.21% 2.25% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.36% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £49,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1036 1102 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.22% 95.41% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 900 973 940
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 £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 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 6 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
Luton 0 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Bedford +20 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Dunstable -7 3 £40,000 -16.66% 3
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 36 (76.60%) C#
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 34 (72.34%) HTML
3 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
4 27 (57.45%) JavaScript
4 27 (57.45%) jQuery
5 26 (55.32%) CSS
5 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
6 24 (51.06%) MVC
7 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (38.30%) SQL
9 17 (36.17%) VB.NET
10 15 (31.91%) User Experience
11 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (27.66%) SDLC
12 12 (25.53%) HTML5
13 9 (19.15%) Oracle
13 9 (19.15%) Windows
14 8 (17.02%) Degree
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
15 7 (14.89%) Java
15 7 (14.89%) WCF
15 7 (14.89%) Marketing
15 7 (14.89%) Web Development
15 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
16 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
16 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
16 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (8.51%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) NUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.89%) Marketing
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Games
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 34 (72.34%) HTML
3 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
4 27 (57.45%) jQuery
5 26 (55.32%) CSS
6 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 12 (25.53%) HTML5
9 7 (14.89%) WCF
10 6 (12.77%) J2EE
10 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
11 5 (10.64%) Spring
11 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.64%) Struts
11 5 (10.64%) WPF
11 5 (10.64%) Silverlight
11 5 (10.64%) Struts2
12 4 (8.51%) Web Services
12 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) User Experience
2 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) Physics
4 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) MVC
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) SDLC
4 7 (14.89%) Web Development
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.64%) Validation
5 5 (10.64%) QMS
6 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) UML
8 2 (4.26%) OOP
8 2 (4.26%) Content Management
8 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.26%) Time Management
8 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) API Development
9 1 (2.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) C#
2 27 (57.45%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 17 (36.17%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.89%) Java
6 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.51%) C++
9 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) PhD
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Tieto
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £10500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
TRG
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Home Counties, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £21,000 + bens inc. pension & share option scheme
Posted: 12 days ago