The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 63 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 53 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.03% 2.33% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 2.45% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 16
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -41.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1243 1100 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.45% 95.07% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 964 835
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
East of England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton +11 27 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Bedford -37 10 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Biggleswade - 1 £35,000 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (85.37%) Software Engineering
2 46 (56.10%) Java
3 43 (52.44%) JavaScript
4 36 (43.90%) Web Services
5 34 (41.46%) SQL Server
6 30 (36.59%) .NET
7 29 (35.37%) OO
7 29 (35.37%) Relational Database
8 27 (32.93%) JSF
8 27 (32.93%) DB2
9 26 (31.71%) JSP
9 26 (31.71%) Struts
9 26 (31.71%) JBoss
9 26 (31.71%) UNIX
9 26 (31.71%) Ajax
9 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (31.71%) Web Development
10 25 (30.49%) XML
11 24 (29.27%) C#
11 24 (29.27%) Migration
12 23 (28.05%) ICEfaces
13 22 (26.83%) jQuery
14 21 (25.61%) Java EE
14 21 (25.61%) SQL
14 21 (25.61%) Linux
15 20 (24.39%) HTML
16 19 (23.17%) WebSphere
17 17 (20.73%) WebSphere Application Server
17 17 (20.73%) Eclipse
18 16 (19.51%) C++

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (23.17%) WebSphere
2 17 (20.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.10%) ColdFusion
4 4 (4.88%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) GSM
1 6 (7.32%) 3GPP
2 5 (6.10%) GPRS
3 4 (4.88%) UMTS
4 3 (3.66%) 2G
4 3 (3.66%) 3G
4 3 (3.66%) LTE
4 3 (3.66%) 4G
5 2 (2.44%) SS7
5 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.44%) VoIP
5 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.22%) FTP
6 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 29 (35.37%) Relational Database
3 27 (32.93%) DB2
4 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (15.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (8.54%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (6.10%) MySQL
8 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Eclipse
2 13 (15.85%) MyEclipse
3 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.66%) Subversion
4 3 (3.66%) NUnit
4 3 (3.66%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (3.66%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.44%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.44%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.22%) JUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Xcode
6 1 (1.22%) Log4Net
6 1 (1.22%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.22%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.22%) Selenium
6 1 (1.22%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.22%) MSTest
General
1 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.44%) Automotive
1 2 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.90%) Web Services
2 30 (36.59%) .NET
3 27 (32.93%) JSF
4 26 (31.71%) JSP
4 26 (31.71%) Struts
4 26 (31.71%) Ajax
5 25 (30.49%) XML
6 23 (28.05%) ICEfaces
7 22 (26.83%) jQuery
8 21 (25.61%) Java EE
9 20 (24.39%) HTML
10 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.88%) EJB
12 3 (3.66%) WCF
12 3 (3.66%) WF
12 3 (3.66%) Silverlight
13 2 (2.44%) LAMP
13 2 (2.44%) CSS
14 1 (1.22%) MSMQ
14 1 (1.22%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.44%) Open Source
4 1 (1.22%) iPhone
4 1 (1.22%) CMDB
4 1 (1.22%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) UNIX
2 21 (25.61%) Linux
3 13 (15.85%) AIX
4 7 (8.54%) Windows
5 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.22%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (85.37%) Software Engineering
2 29 (35.37%) OO
3 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.71%) Web Development
4 24 (29.27%) Migration
5 13 (15.85%) RAD
6 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
6 12 (14.63%) ETL
7 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (9.76%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.54%) Pair Programming
10 6 (7.32%) Scrum
10 6 (7.32%) OOD
11 5 (6.10%) TDD
11 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.10%) Build Automation
12 4 (4.88%) Performance Testing
12 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
12 4 (4.88%) UML
12 4 (4.88%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) Java
2 43 (52.44%) JavaScript
3 24 (29.27%) C#
4 21 (25.61%) SQL
5 16 (19.51%) C++
6 11 (13.41%) C
7 10 (12.20%) Perl
8 7 (8.54%) PHP
8 7 (8.54%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.66%) Python
9 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.44%) VB
10 2 (2.44%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.22%) Ada
11 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) JBoss
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.63%) Oracle
4 8 (9.76%) Sunopsis
4 8 (9.76%) Red Hat
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