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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 74 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.04% 0.48% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.51% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 26
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £34,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,036 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1134 980 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.51% 94.69% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 981 890 847
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -2 6 £37,250 +35.45%
Bedford -8 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 66 (86.84%) Software Engineering
2 39 (51.32%) Java
3 30 (39.47%) C++
4 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 26 (34.21%) C
6 24 (31.58%) OO
7 20 (26.32%) Linux
8 18 (23.68%) Web Services
8 18 (23.68%) JBoss
9 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (22.37%) XML
9 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
9 17 (22.37%) JSP
9 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
10 16 (21.05%) jQuery
10 16 (21.05%) UNIX
10 16 (21.05%) .NET
10 16 (21.05%) Ajax
10 16 (21.05%) Web Development
11 15 (19.74%) Java EE
11 15 (19.74%) JSF
11 15 (19.74%) Migration
11 15 (19.74%) Struts
11 15 (19.74%) DB2
11 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
11 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
11 15 (19.74%) ICEfaces
11 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
12 14 (18.42%) Use Case
12 14 (18.42%) C#

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 8 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.21%) ColdFusion
3 3 (3.95%) IIS
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) GSM
2 6 (7.89%) 3GPP
2 6 (7.89%) GPRS
3 4 (5.26%) UMTS
4 3 (3.95%) 3G
4 3 (3.95%) 2G
4 3 (3.95%) LTE
4 3 (3.95%) 4G
5 2 (2.63%) HTTP
6 1 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.74%) DB2
2 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Subversion
2 12 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (14.47%) Bugzilla
3 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (11.84%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 8 (10.53%) MyEclipse
6 3 (3.95%) Selenium
7 2 (2.63%) JIRA
7 2 (2.63%) TestNG
7 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.32%) MSTest
8 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.32%) RSpec
8 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.32%) Log4Net
8 1 (1.32%) NUnit
8 1 (1.32%) JUnit
8 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.95%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) Web Services
2 17 (22.37%) XML
2 17 (22.37%) JSP
3 16 (21.05%) .NET
3 16 (21.05%) Ajax
3 16 (21.05%) jQuery
4 15 (19.74%) ICEfaces
4 15 (19.74%) Java EE
4 15 (19.74%) Struts
4 15 (19.74%) JSF
5 13 (17.11%) HTML
6 4 (5.26%) CSS
7 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.95%) XSL
8 2 (2.63%) XHTML
8 2 (2.63%) LAMP
8 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.63%) EJB
8 2 (2.63%) Servlets
9 1 (1.32%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.32%) CMDB
1 1 (1.32%) iPhone
1 1 (1.32%) iPad
1 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) UNIX
3 7 (9.21%) AIX
4 3 (3.95%) Windows
5 2 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (86.84%) Software Engineering
2 24 (31.58%) OO
3 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.05%) Web Development
5 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
5 15 (19.74%) Migration
6 14 (18.42%) Use Case
7 13 (17.11%) UML
8 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
9 10 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.53%) RAD
11 7 (9.21%) ETL
11 7 (9.21%) Scrum
12 6 (7.89%) OOD
12 6 (7.89%) Cyber Security
12 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.26%) Software Testing
14 3 (3.95%) Requirements Analysis
14 3 (3.95%) Project Management
14 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) Java
2 30 (39.47%) C++
3 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 26 (34.21%) C
5 14 (18.42%) C#
6 11 (14.47%) SQL
7 9 (11.84%) Perl
8 8 (10.53%) PHP
8 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.95%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.63%) VB
10 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.63%) Python
11 1 (1.32%) Ada
11 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.16%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 5 (6.58%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) JBoss
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
4 7 (9.21%) Sunopsis
4 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.32%) Perforce
5 1 (1.32%) Lumesse
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