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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 71 69 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.06% 2.16% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 2.24% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 20
Average salary £39,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.85% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
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
913 984 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.22% 96.76% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 824 863 1001
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 18 December 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 December 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
(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 +13 12 £40,000 -13.04% 2
Bedford +2 5 £32,500 -25.71%
Dunstable -8 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 40 (95.24%) .NET
2 34 (80.95%) C#
3 30 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 28 (66.67%) HTML
5 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
5 25 (59.52%) SQL
6 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (47.62%) Visual Studio
7 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
8 19 (45.24%) XML
9 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
11 14 (33.33%) MS Office
12 13 (30.95%) VB
12 13 (30.95%) VB6
13 12 (28.57%) Degree
14 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
15 10 (23.81%) Silverlight
15 10 (23.81%) jQuery
15 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (21.43%) WPF
16 9 (21.43%) C++
16 9 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 9 (21.43%) Windows
17 8 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (19.05%) Business Objects
17 8 (19.05%) HTML5
18 7 (16.67%) Web Development
18 7 (16.67%) Mathematics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visualfiles
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQLite
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) MS Access
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Visual Studio
2 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (16.67%) Games
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) .NET
2 30 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 28 (66.67%) HTML
4 19 (45.24%) XML
5 10 (23.81%) Silverlight
5 10 (23.81%) jQuery
6 9 (21.43%) WPF
7 8 (19.05%) HTML5
8 7 (16.67%) WCF
9 6 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.76%) CSS
11 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.38%) Classic ASP
12 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 7 (16.67%) Physics
3 2 (4.76%) EPoS
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) Web Development
3 5 (11.90%) MVC
4 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.76%) Workflow
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) OO
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.38%) OOD
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) RUP
6 1 (2.38%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (2.38%) Unified Process
6 1 (2.38%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) C#
2 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
2 25 (59.52%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 13 (30.95%) VB
4 13 (30.95%) VB6
5 9 (21.43%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.14%) XAML
8 1 (2.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) PhD
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) Siebel
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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