The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 86 91 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 13 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.20% 1.12% 6.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.18% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 69
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1243 1100 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.45% 95.07% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 964 835
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bedford -17 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Luton +2 7 £37,500 -25.74% 4
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £37,500 - 1
Dunstable +14 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 48 (82.76%) .NET
2 45 (77.59%) C#
3 37 (63.79%) SQL Server
4 24 (41.38%) Degree
5 22 (37.93%) SQL
5 22 (37.93%) Windows
6 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
6 21 (36.21%) XML
7 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
8 19 (32.76%) Oracle
9 18 (31.03%) HTML
10 17 (29.31%) Visual Studio
11 14 (24.14%) Computer Science
11 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (22.41%) Unit Testing
12 13 (22.41%) WPF
12 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
12 13 (22.41%) WinForms
13 12 (20.69%) Web Services
14 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (18.97%) OOD
14 11 (18.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
14 11 (18.97%) PL/SQL
14 11 (18.97%) VB.NET
14 11 (18.97%) Pair Programming
14 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (17.24%) Silverlight
15 10 (17.24%) RDBMS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.90%) Papyrus
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Exstream
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (63.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
3 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (17.24%) RDBMS
5 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (10.34%) MySQL
7 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (6.90%) SQLite
9 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.45%) MS Access
11 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Visual Studio
2 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (18.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.62%) NUnit
5 2 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (1.72%) MSTest
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (3.45%) Retail
1 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (82.76%) .NET
2 21 (36.21%) XML
3 18 (31.03%) HTML
4 13 (22.41%) WPF
4 13 (22.41%) WinForms
5 12 (20.69%) Web Services
6 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
7 10 (17.24%) Silverlight
8 6 (10.34%) WCF
8 6 (10.34%) jQuery
8 6 (10.34%) XSLT
9 4 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (6.90%) WF
10 3 (5.17%) JSP
10 3 (5.17%) SOAP
10 3 (5.17%) Ajax
10 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.45%) Java EE
11 2 (3.45%) Apache Axis
11 2 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) EFT
5 1 (1.72%) W3C
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) Physics
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
2 13 (22.41%) Unit Testing
3 11 (18.97%) OOD
3 11 (18.97%) Pair Programming
4 9 (15.52%) TDD
5 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.90%) MVC
6 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Web Development
7 3 (5.17%) Workflow
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.45%) Scrum
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.45%) Document Management
8 2 (3.45%) AOP
8 2 (3.45%) OO
8 2 (3.45%) CRM
8 2 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (77.59%) C#
2 22 (37.93%) SQL
3 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.97%) PL/SQL
4 11 (18.97%) VB.NET
5 9 (15.52%) Java
6 8 (13.79%) C++
7 7 (12.07%) VB
8 5 (8.62%) VB6
9 4 (6.90%) XAML
9 4 (6.90%) Ruby
9 4 (6.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (5.17%) VBA
10 3 (5.17%) PowerHouse
11 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.45%) C
11 2 (3.45%) Perl
12 1 (1.72%) PHP
12 1 (1.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) WAI
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) JBoss
5 2 (3.45%) Trapeze
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, London, South East, UK
easyJet
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 12 days ago
Leighton Buzzard
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago