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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 73 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 53 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.47% 4.03% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 4.27% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 49 22
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +66.66%
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
1094 1241 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.80% 94.44% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 834 1154 964
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £56,000
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -13 10 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Bedford +26 5 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (70.59%) .NET
2 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 21 (61.76%) HTML
4 19 (55.88%) C#
4 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
5 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
6 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 14 (41.18%) SQL
6 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (38.24%) MVC
7 13 (38.24%) CSS
7 13 (38.24%) jQuery
8 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (29.41%) Web Services
9 8 (23.53%) XML
10 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
10 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (20.59%) User Experience
11 6 (17.65%) C++
11 6 (17.65%) Windows
12 5 (14.71%) UML
13 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
13 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
13 4 (11.76%) Java
13 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
13 4 (11.76%) WinForms
14 3 (8.82%) Scrum
14 3 (8.82%) C
14 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
14 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Simulink
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) .NET
2 21 (61.76%) HTML
3 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
4 13 (38.24%) CSS
4 13 (38.24%) jQuery
5 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (29.41%) Web Services
6 8 (23.53%) XML
7 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (11.76%) WinForms
9 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.88%) Classic ASP
9 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.94%) J2EE
10 1 (2.94%) WCF
10 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.94%) Mason
10 1 (2.94%) HTML5
10 1 (2.94%) REST
10 1 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) MVC
4 5 (14.71%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) Use Case
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.94%) Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 19 (55.88%) C#
3 14 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
5 6 (17.65%) C++
6 4 (11.76%) Java
6 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.82%) C
7 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Lumesse
Luton, Bedfordshire
KDR Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
KDR
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago