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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 67 81 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 10 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.43% 0.93% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 0.98% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 40
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -15.85%
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
1102 1022 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.58% 94.81% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 958 929 761
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 20 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Dunstable - 5 £48,000 - 1
Bedford -9 1 £40,000 +17.64%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 46 (82.14%) .NET
2 44 (78.57%) C#
3 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
4 27 (48.21%) SQL
5 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
6 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
7 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
8 21 (37.50%) HTML
9 19 (33.93%) VB
9 19 (33.93%) XML
10 18 (32.14%) Visual Studio
11 16 (28.57%) Windows
12 14 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 14 (25.00%) WPF
12 14 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (23.21%) Degree
13 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
13 13 (23.21%) VB.NET
14 12 (21.43%) Java
15 11 (19.64%) WinForms
16 10 (17.86%) VB6
16 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
16 10 (17.86%) Oracle
16 10 (17.86%) XSL
16 10 (17.86%) Project Management
17 9 (16.07%) OOD
18 8 (14.29%) C++
19 7 (12.50%) Classic ASP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (7.14%) Papyrus
2 3 (5.36%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Exstream
2 1 (1.79%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.57%) MS Access
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.79%) SQLite
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 14 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (82.14%) .NET
2 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 21 (37.50%) HTML
4 19 (33.93%) XML
5 14 (25.00%) WPF
6 11 (19.64%) WinForms
7 10 (17.86%) XSL
8 7 (12.50%) JSP
8 7 (12.50%) Classic ASP
9 5 (8.93%) WCF
10 4 (7.14%) jQuery
11 3 (5.36%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
11 3 (5.36%) EJB
11 3 (5.36%) Servlets
11 3 (5.36%) XHTML
11 3 (5.36%) Web Services
11 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
12 2 (3.57%) WSDL
12 2 (3.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) EMV
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Physics
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
2 10 (17.86%) Project Management
3 9 (16.07%) OOD
4 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.93%) MVC
5 5 (8.93%) Scrum
6 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.14%) TDD
6 4 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 3 (5.36%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (5.36%) OOP
7 3 (5.36%) OO
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.36%) Release Management
8 2 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.57%) AOP
8 2 (3.57%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 44 (78.57%) C#
2 27 (48.21%) SQL
3 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.93%) VB
5 13 (23.21%) VB.NET
6 12 (21.43%) Java
7 10 (17.86%) VB6
8 8 (14.29%) C++
9 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 4 (7.14%) PowerHouse
10 3 (5.36%) PHP
11 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.57%) XAML
12 1 (1.79%) VBA
12 1 (1.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PhD
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle
3 7 (12.50%) Perforce
4 5 (8.93%) JBoss
5 4 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.57%) Adobe
7 2 (3.57%) Trapeze
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