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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 75 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.38% 2.11% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.18% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 10
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £33,500 £42,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
824 963 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.71% 96.78% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 726 857 843
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +10 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Luton -35 1 - -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (80.95%) C++
3 15 (71.43%) Degree
4 12 (57.14%) Python
5 11 (52.38%) Linux
6 10 (47.62%) PhD
6 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
6 10 (47.62%) Physics
6 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
7 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 9 (42.86%) Firmware
8 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
9 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 7 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (33.33%) Electronics
9 7 (33.33%) Scrum
9 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (33.33%) Yocto
10 6 (28.57%) C#
10 6 (28.57%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
11 5 (23.81%) .NET
11 5 (23.81%) HTML
11 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
11 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
11 5 (23.81%) Computer Vision
11 5 (23.81%) SaaS
11 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
12 4 (19.05%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.76%) Mockito
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
3 3 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Yocto
2 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (14.29%) MFC
3 3 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 3 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
1 10 (47.62%) Physics
2 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) ThreadX
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Computer Vision
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source Development
7 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) OOD
8 1 (4.76%) UML
8 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C++
2 12 (57.14%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) C
7 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
7 2 (9.52%) Java
8 1 (4.76%) ANSI C
8 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) PhD
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Firmware
2 2 (9.52%) KVM
2 2 (9.52%) QEMU
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Intel
1 2 (9.52%) VMware