The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 74 70 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.75% 2.57% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.67% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 7
Average salary £35,000 £32,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% -32.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,550 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
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
984 1122 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.81% 96.14% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 869 968 895
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 £57,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bedfordshire region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Luton +14 10 £30,000 -18.36% 1
Bedford +7 8 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (71.88%) Software Engineering
2 21 (65.63%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 21 (65.63%) .NET
3 20 (62.50%) HTML
4 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
5 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (40.63%) MVC
6 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
6 13 (40.63%) jQuery
7 11 (34.38%) C++
8 10 (31.25%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 9 (28.13%) User Experience
9 9 (28.13%) SDLC
9 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
10 7 (21.88%) Python
11 6 (18.75%) SaaS
12 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
12 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
12 5 (15.63%) Degree
12 5 (15.63%) Scrum
13 4 (12.50%) Windows
13 4 (12.50%) Java
13 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
14 3 (9.38%) Lumesse

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) iPaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (9.38%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 13 (40.63%) jQuery
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
7 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.38%) J2EE
8 3 (9.38%) MFC
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
8 3 (9.38%) REST
8 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.25%) CSS3
9 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
9 2 (6.25%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) Java EE
9 2 (6.25%) HTML5
10 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 9 (28.13%) User Experience
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
4 3 (9.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.38%) Physics
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Software Engineering
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.38%) Image Processing
7 2 (6.25%) API Development
7 2 (6.25%) UML
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) Use Case
8 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) C#
1 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 11 (34.38%) C++
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
5 7 (21.88%) Python
6 4 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (9.38%) C
8 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Lumesse
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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