The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 56 53 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.33% 4.14% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 4.35% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 12
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +28.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
575 735 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.83% 95.08% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 477 645 801
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +5 4 £48,750 -
Leighton Buzzard +1 3 £44,000 -2.22%
Luton -5 1 - -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) C++
3 10 (52.63%) Degree
4 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
4 9 (47.37%) C#
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) PhD
6 6 (31.58%) Physics
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) Firmware
8 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
8 4 (21.05%) Python
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (21.05%) SDLC
9 3 (15.79%) Yocto
9 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
9 3 (15.79%) HTML5
9 3 (15.79%) jQuery
9 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
9 3 (15.79%) Games
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) Moq
3 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) MFC
3 3 (15.79%) OpenGL
3 3 (15.79%) STL
3 3 (15.79%) Yocto
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) ThreadX
3 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
3 6 (31.58%) Physics
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source Development
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Computer Vision
8 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (5.26%) OO
8 1 (5.26%) OOD
8 1 (5.26%) UML
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C++
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) ANSI C
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Firmware
2 2 (10.53%) KVM
2 2 (10.53%) QEMU
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Intel
2 2 (10.53%) VMware