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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 64 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.91% 2.63% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.72% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 24
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +18.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
890 957 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.68% 96.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 744 857 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 10 £34,000 -24.44% 2
Luton +8 6 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
3 19 (48.72%) Web Services
4 17 (43.59%) .NET
5 16 (41.03%) SQL
6 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (35.90%) HTML
8 13 (33.33%) Java
8 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 11 (28.21%) jQuery
9 11 (28.21%) XML
10 10 (25.64%) C#
10 10 (25.64%) Web Development
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
11 9 (23.08%) UNIX
11 9 (23.08%) OO
11 9 (23.08%) JBoss
12 8 (20.51%) Migration
12 8 (20.51%) Eclipse
12 8 (20.51%) Struts
12 8 (20.51%) RAD
12 8 (20.51%) JSP
12 8 (20.51%) DB2
12 8 (20.51%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (20.51%) MyEclipse
12 8 (20.51%) ICEfaces
12 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
12 8 (20.51%) Java EE

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (23.08%) JBoss
2 8 (20.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Simulink
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 8 (20.51%) DB2
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Eclipse
1 8 (20.51%) MyEclipse
2 2 (5.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.56%) TestNG
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.13%) Avionics
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) Web Services
2 17 (43.59%) .NET
3 14 (35.90%) HTML
4 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (28.21%) jQuery
5 11 (28.21%) XML
6 8 (20.51%) Struts
6 8 (20.51%) JSP
6 8 (20.51%) ICEfaces
6 8 (20.51%) Java EE
6 8 (20.51%) JSF
6 8 (20.51%) Ajax
7 4 (10.26%) WinForms
8 3 (7.69%) CSS
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.13%) GTK+
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.13%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.56%) SOAP
10 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) UNIX
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Web Development
4 9 (23.08%) OO
5 8 (20.51%) Migration
5 8 (20.51%) RAD
6 4 (10.26%) UML
7 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (5.13%) Line Management
8 2 (5.13%) Product Management
8 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 1 (2.56%) CRM
9 1 (2.56%) SOA
9 1 (2.56%) OOP
9 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) C#
5 7 (17.95%) C++
6 4 (10.26%) MATLAB
6 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.26%) C
7 3 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) HND
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (5.13%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Lumesse
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) i-GRasp
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