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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 76 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.01% 2.68% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.79% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 27
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +44.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
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
1051 896 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.16% 95.93% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 916 816 872
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 -7 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bedford -13 4 £52,500 +26.50%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 43 (84.31%) Software Engineering
2 23 (45.10%) C
2 23 (45.10%) C++
3 22 (43.14%) Java
4 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
6 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 15 (29.41%) Use Case
7 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
8 14 (27.45%) Web Services
8 14 (27.45%) Subversion
9 13 (25.49%) UML
10 12 (23.53%) JBoss
10 12 (23.53%) Bugzilla
10 12 (23.53%) Rational DOORS
11 11 (21.57%) JSP
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
12 10 (19.61%) HTML
12 10 (19.61%) UNIX
12 10 (19.61%) OO
12 10 (19.61%) Ajax
12 10 (19.61%) Web Development
12 10 (19.61%) jQuery
13 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (17.65%) MyEclipse
13 9 (17.65%) ICEfaces
13 9 (17.65%) Java EE
13 9 (17.65%) Degree
13 9 (17.65%) JSF

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (23.53%) JBoss
2 9 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) GPRS
1 2 (3.92%) GSM
1 2 (3.92%) FTP
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
1 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) DB2
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Subversion
2 12 (23.53%) Bugzilla
2 12 (23.53%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (17.65%) Rational Rhapsody
3 9 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 9 (17.65%) MyEclipse
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.92%) TestNG
5 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.96%) JIRA
6 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (9.80%) Aerospace
1 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Web Services
2 11 (21.57%) JSP
3 10 (19.61%) Ajax
3 10 (19.61%) HTML
3 10 (19.61%) jQuery
4 9 (17.65%) ICEfaces
4 9 (17.65%) Java EE
4 9 (17.65%) Struts
4 9 (17.65%) JSF
5 8 (15.69%) .NET
5 8 (15.69%) XML
6 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.88%) XSL
8 2 (3.92%) EJB
8 2 (3.92%) CSS
8 2 (3.92%) Servlets
8 2 (3.92%) XHTML
8 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.92%) GTK+
9 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) iPhone
2 1 (1.96%) iPad
2 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) UNIX
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Software Engineering
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Use Case
3 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 13 (25.49%) UML
5 10 (19.61%) OO
5 10 (19.61%) Web Development
6 9 (17.65%) RAD
6 9 (17.65%) Migration
7 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.76%) Cyber Security
8 3 (5.88%) Scrum
8 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.88%) Project Management
9 2 (3.92%) Release Management
9 2 (3.92%) Product Management
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.96%) System Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) C++
1 23 (45.10%) C
2 22 (43.14%) Java
3 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) SQL
5 5 (9.80%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.92%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) BC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) ISEB
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Lumesse
3 1 (1.96%) Perforce
3 1 (1.96%) i-GRasp
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