The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 26 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -22
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 85 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.37% 2.61% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.29% 3.40% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79 28 46
Average salary £40,000 £56,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £42,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £92,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 823 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.29% 76.77% 74.66%
Number of salaries quoted 775 749 597
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedfordshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Bedford +23 41 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Luton -4 12 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £25,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 127 (57.47%) .NET
2 118 (53.39%) C#
3 107 (48.42%) SQL Server
4 102 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 99 (44.80%) ASP.NET
6 94 (42.53%) JavaScript
7 87 (39.37%) SQL
8 86 (38.91%) Relational Database
9 67 (30.32%) T-SQL
10 64 (28.96%) Subversion
11 63 (28.51%) Windows
12 60 (27.15%) HTML
12 60 (27.15%) Web Services
13 59 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (26.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 58 (26.24%) Team Foundation Server
15 53 (23.98%) Project Management
16 52 (23.53%) MVC
16 52 (23.53%) Java
17 50 (22.62%) OO
17 50 (22.62%) WCF
18 48 (21.72%) XML
18 48 (21.72%) Visual Studio
19 47 (21.27%) Silverlight
20 46 (20.81%) Configuration Management
20 46 (20.81%) CSS
21 45 (20.36%) Multithreading
22 44 (19.91%) .NET Framework
22 44 (19.91%) Business Analysis
23 43 (19.46%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (12.22%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.62%) ColdFusion
4 4 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.81%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (14.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.33%) HTTP
2 4 (1.81%) WAN
2 4 (1.81%) GSM
2 4 (1.81%) LAN
3 3 (1.36%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.36%) GPRS
3 3 (1.36%) LTE
4 2 (0.90%) FTP
4 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.90%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (48.42%) SQL Server
2 86 (38.91%) Relational Database
3 58 (26.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (9.50%) DB2
4 21 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (9.05%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (7.24%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (7.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.81%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.90%) MySQL
11 1 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 64 (28.96%) Subversion
2 58 (26.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (21.72%) Visual Studio
4 24 (10.86%) NUnit
4 24 (10.86%) MSTest
5 15 (6.79%) Eclipse
6 14 (6.33%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (5.88%) MyEclipse
8 11 (4.98%) Bugzilla
9 9 (4.07%) Rational Rhapsody
10 8 (3.62%) JIRA
11 5 (2.26%) JUnit
12 4 (1.81%) Selenium
12 4 (1.81%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.81%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (1.81%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.45%) VectorCAST
13 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (3.17%) Manufacturing
2 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.81%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.36%) Electronics
4 2 (0.90%) Retail
4 2 (0.90%) Finance
5 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 97 (43.89%) Developer
2 74 (33.48%) Software Engineer
3 47 (21.27%) Senior Developer
4 37 (16.74%) Architect
5 24 (10.86%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (10.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (8.60%) Java Developer
8 17 (7.69%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 12 (5.43%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.43%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.07%) Build and Release Engineer
12 9 (4.07%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.07%) Test Engineer
12 9 (4.07%) Software Test Engineer
12 9 (4.07%) Team Leader
12 9 (4.07%) Development Team Leader
12 9 (4.07%) Release Engineer
13 8 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (57.47%) .NET
2 99 (44.80%) ASP.NET
3 60 (27.15%) HTML
3 60 (27.15%) Web Services
4 50 (22.62%) WCF
5 48 (21.72%) XML
6 47 (21.27%) Silverlight
7 46 (20.81%) CSS
8 44 (19.91%) .NET Framework
9 41 (18.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (17.19%) jQuery
11 37 (16.74%) Ajax
12 33 (14.93%) WinForms
13 30 (13.57%) WPF
14 29 (13.12%) JSP
15 26 (11.76%) Struts
16 21 (9.50%) JSF
16 21 (9.50%) Java EE
16 21 (9.50%) ICEfaces
16 21 (9.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.95%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.24%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 13 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 12 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.81%) Wiki
6 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.90%) RIA
7 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.90%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.45%) iPhone
8 1 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 63 (28.51%) Windows
2 30 (13.57%) Linux
3 21 (9.50%) UNIX
4 8 (3.62%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.62%) AIX
5 6 (2.71%) Android
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.98%) Project Management
3 52 (23.53%) MVC
4 50 (22.62%) OO
5 46 (20.81%) Configuration Management
6 45 (20.36%) Multithreading
7 44 (19.91%) Business Analysis
8 43 (19.46%) Scrum
9 38 (17.19%) TDD
10 35 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (14.93%) Web Development
11 33 (14.93%) Product Management
12 27 (12.22%) Technical Architecture
13 26 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (10.41%) OOD
15 21 (9.50%) Migration
15 21 (9.50%) Unit Testing
16 16 (7.24%) SOA
17 15 (6.79%) UML
18 14 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (53.39%) C#
2 94 (42.53%) JavaScript
3 87 (39.37%) SQL
4 67 (30.32%) T-SQL
5 52 (23.53%) Java
6 32 (14.48%) C++
7 25 (11.31%) C
8 9 (4.07%) PHP
8 9 (4.07%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.62%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.81%) Perl
11 3 (1.36%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.36%) XPath
12 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.90%) XAML
12 2 (0.90%) Python
12 2 (0.90%) VB
13 1 (0.45%) Ada
13 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (17.65%) Degree
2 19 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.26%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.36%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.36%) ISEB
6 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.71%) QA
2 5 (2.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (1.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 102 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.38%) Oracle
3 28 (12.67%) JBoss
4 8 (3.62%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.62%) Sunopsis
5 5 (2.26%) Sun
6 4 (1.81%) Capita
7 3 (1.36%) HP
8 2 (0.90%) ESRI
8 2 (0.90%) Perforce
8 2 (0.90%) Luciad
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 20% BONUS, PENSION, HEALTH
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Up to 20% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago