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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 69 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.21% 1.25% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.28% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 22
Median salary £30,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £44,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
852 1094 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.35% 97.68% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 768 931 1039
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford +23 19 £30,000 -14.28%
Luton +5 2 £22,500 -47.05%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (66.67%) C++
3 26 (61.90%) Windows
4 20 (47.62%) Degree
5 18 (42.86%) Linux
5 18 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 18 (42.86%) Multithreading
6 16 (38.10%) C#
6 16 (38.10%) .NET
7 15 (35.71%) Mathematics
8 13 (30.95%) SQL
8 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.95%) Aerospace
9 11 (26.19%) PhD
9 11 (26.19%) SDLC
10 10 (23.81%) Physics
10 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 9 (21.43%) C
11 9 (21.43%) Robotics
12 8 (19.05%) Games
12 8 (19.05%) MFC
12 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
12 8 (19.05%) Avionics
13 7 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
13 7 (16.67%) Java
14 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 6 (14.29%) HTML
14 6 (14.29%) STL
14 6 (14.29%) OpenGL

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) RFID
1 5 (11.90%) RS-232
1 5 (11.90%) RS-485
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (30.95%) Aerospace
2 8 (19.05%) Avionics
2 8 (19.05%) Games
3 5 (11.90%) Electronics
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 8 (19.05%) MFC
3 6 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 6 (14.29%) STL
4 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.90%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.38%) Ajax
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) CSS3
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 15 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 10 (23.81%) Physics
4 9 (21.43%) Robotics
5 7 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) SDLC
5 7 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.52%) Scrum
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
6 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.76%) Image Processing
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (4.76%) OO
8 2 (4.76%) TDD
9 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) C++
2 16 (38.10%) C#
3 13 (30.95%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) C
5 7 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.90%) Assembly Language
7 5 (11.90%) Embedded C
7 5 (11.90%) Python
8 3 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Degree
2 11 (26.19%) PhD
3 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) HND
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) EMC