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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 71 83 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.98% 1.56% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.62% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 6
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,800 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £41,314 £47,500
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
926 1113 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.36% 96.70% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 821 956 864
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 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 28 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 28 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 +6 8 £35,000 -
Luton +8 7 £25,000 -37.50%
Dunstable - 4 £46,000 - 1
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 27 (79.41%) Software Engineering
2 23 (67.65%) C#
2 23 (67.65%) .NET
3 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
3 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
4 18 (52.94%) HTML
4 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) MVC
5 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 13 (38.24%) SQL
7 12 (35.29%) C++
8 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
8 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (29.41%) jQuery
9 10 (29.41%) CSS
10 8 (23.53%) Python
11 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
11 7 (20.59%) SaaS
11 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (20.59%) User Experience
11 7 (20.59%) SDLC
12 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
12 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (17.65%) Degree
12 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
13 5 (14.71%) Scrum
13 5 (14.71%) Project Management
13 5 (14.71%) SOA
13 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
13 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) NUnit
1 4 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.82%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) .NET
2 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
3 18 (52.94%) HTML
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (29.41%) jQuery
5 10 (29.41%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
7 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (11.76%) RESTful
10 3 (8.82%) J2EE
10 3 (8.82%) MFC
10 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.82%) REST
11 2 (5.88%) CSS3
11 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
11 2 (5.88%) Web Services
11 2 (5.88%) XML
11 2 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.82%) Physics
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Software Engineering
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) MVC
4 7 (20.59%) SDLC
5 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) SOA
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) Microservices
8 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.82%) Image Processing
8 3 (8.82%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.88%) API Development
10 1 (2.94%) UML
10 1 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 12 (35.29%) C++
5 8 (23.53%) Python
6 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
7 4 (11.76%) Java
8 3 (8.82%) C
9 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Lumesse
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Perforce
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago