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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 72 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.11% 1.80% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.86% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 9
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £20,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
914 1127 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.31% 96.74% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 811 969 878
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Bedford +13 11 £35,000 +7.69%
Luton -6 8 £40,000 - 1
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (75.51%) C#
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 34 (69.39%) HTML
3 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
4 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
6 25 (51.02%) CSS
7 24 (48.98%) MVC
7 24 (48.98%) jQuery
8 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (32.65%) SQL
10 14 (28.57%) Windows
10 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (26.53%) Degree
11 13 (26.53%) HTML5
12 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
13 11 (22.45%) Oracle
14 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
14 10 (20.41%) User Experience
15 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 9 (18.37%) SDLC
15 9 (18.37%) WCF
15 9 (18.37%) WPF
15 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
15 9 (18.37%) Java
16 8 (16.33%) Web Development
16 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
16 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
17 7 (14.29%) Mathematics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (8.16%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.04%) Mule
3 1 (2.04%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Boomi
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.08%) NUnit
4 1 (2.04%) MSTest
General
1 7 (14.29%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Games
3 5 (10.20%) Finance
4 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 34 (69.39%) HTML
3 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
4 25 (51.02%) CSS
5 24 (48.98%) jQuery
6 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (26.53%) HTML5
8 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (18.37%) WCF
8 9 (18.37%) WPF
9 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 7 (14.29%) Silverlight
10 6 (12.24%) Spring
10 6 (12.24%) J2EE
10 6 (12.24%) Web Services
11 5 (10.20%) Struts
11 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.20%) Struts2
11 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.16%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
1 10 (20.41%) User Experience
2 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.24%) Physics
4 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) MVC
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) SDLC
4 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.33%) Web Development
5 5 (10.20%) Validation
5 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.20%) QMS
6 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.16%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.12%) OOD
7 3 (6.12%) UML
7 3 (6.12%) OOP
8 2 (4.08%) OO
8 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.08%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) C#
2 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
4 9 (18.37%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.24%) C++
6 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) PhD
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Tieto
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