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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 53 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 32 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.15% 1.28% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 1.33% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 19
Average salary £45,000 £35,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.87% -16.86%
UK excluding London average 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
735 976 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.21% 96.35% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 656 783 920
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +13 15 £45,000 +32.35%
Luton +16 10 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £45,000 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (53.33%) C#
2 24 (53.33%) .NET
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
4 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 15 (33.33%) SOA
7 14 (31.11%) C
8 13 (28.89%) Windows
9 11 (24.44%) Electronics
9 11 (24.44%) TDD
9 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
9 11 (24.44%) Multithreading
10 10 (22.22%) RESTful
10 10 (22.22%) Software Architecture
10 10 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (22.22%) DevOps
10 10 (22.22%) RS-232
10 10 (22.22%) RS-485
10 10 (22.22%) Embedded C
10 10 (22.22%) EMC
10 10 (22.22%) Assembly Language
10 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 10 (22.22%) Firmware
10 10 (22.22%) RFID
11 9 (20.00%) SDLC
12 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
13 7 (15.56%) C++
13 7 (15.56%) Degree

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) RFID
1 10 (22.22%) RS-232
1 10 (22.22%) RS-485
1 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Artifactory
1 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.11%) NUnit
1 5 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.22%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (24.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.22%) Avionics
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
3 10 (22.22%) RESTful
4 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (11.11%) J2EE
4 5 (11.11%) JSON
4 5 (11.11%) SOAP
4 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 5 (11.11%) WSDL
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (33.33%) SOA
4 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Multithreading
5 11 (24.44%) TDD
6 10 (22.22%) DevOps
6 10 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 9 (20.00%) SDLC
8 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 6 (13.33%) Migration
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
9 5 (11.11%) BDD
9 5 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (11.11%) Microservices
9 5 (11.11%) MVC
9 5 (11.11%) OOP
9 5 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) C
4 10 (22.22%) Assembly Language
4 10 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 7 (15.56%) C++
6 6 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (8.89%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.22%) Ada
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) HND
3 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) EMC
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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