The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 46 56 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 58 34 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.97% 3.32% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 4.16% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 66
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +43.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £91,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
935 817 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.12% 79.79% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 774 745 695
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +12 32 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Luton -6 6 £43,000 +53.57%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £23,000 - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 98 (55.68%) .NET
2 92 (52.27%) C#
3 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
4 80 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 80 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 75 (42.61%) ASP.NET
6 71 (40.34%) SQL
7 66 (37.50%) Relational Database
8 54 (30.68%) T-SQL
8 54 (30.68%) HTML
9 48 (27.27%) MVC
9 48 (27.27%) Subversion
10 47 (26.70%) Web Services
11 43 (24.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 41 (23.30%) Java
12 41 (23.30%) Windows
13 40 (22.73%) XML
14 39 (22.16%) CSS
15 38 (21.59%) Visual Studio
15 38 (21.59%) Project Management
15 38 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 38 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (21.02%) WCF
17 35 (19.89%) Silverlight
17 35 (19.89%) Degree
17 35 (19.89%) Configuration Management
18 34 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (18.75%) .NET Framework
20 32 (18.18%) Multithreading
20 32 (18.18%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (13.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.55%) ColdFusion
3 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.70%) IIS
5 3 (1.70%) Apache
6 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.39%) HTTP
2 3 (1.70%) GPRS
2 3 (1.70%) GSM
3 2 (1.14%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.14%) FTP
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) LTE
4 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 66 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 43 (24.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (9.66%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (8.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (7.39%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (7.39%) DB2
7 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.27%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.70%) MySQL
10 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (27.27%) Subversion
2 38 (21.59%) Visual Studio
2 38 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (12.50%) NUnit
3 22 (12.50%) MSTest
4 14 (7.95%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (6.82%) Bugzilla
6 9 (5.11%) Eclipse
6 9 (5.11%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (3.98%) MyEclipse
8 6 (3.41%) JUnit
9 5 (2.84%) JIRA
10 4 (2.27%) Selenium
10 4 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (2.27%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 7 (3.98%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.70%) Electronics
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Finance
5 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (50.57%) Developer
2 58 (32.95%) Software Engineer
3 43 (24.43%) Senior Developer
4 27 (15.34%) Architect
5 18 (10.23%) Java Developer
6 15 (8.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (8.52%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (7.95%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.82%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.68%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Software Test Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Graduate
11 8 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Software Support Engineer
13 6 (3.41%) Release Engineer
13 6 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (55.68%) .NET
2 75 (42.61%) ASP.NET
3 54 (30.68%) HTML
4 47 (26.70%) Web Services
5 40 (22.73%) XML
6 39 (22.16%) CSS
7 37 (21.02%) WCF
8 35 (19.89%) Silverlight
9 34 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 30 (17.05%) jQuery
12 27 (15.34%) Ajax
13 24 (13.64%) WPF
14 22 (12.50%) JSP
15 20 (11.36%) WinForms
16 19 (10.80%) Struts
16 19 (10.80%) Middleware
17 17 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 13 (7.39%) JSF
18 13 (7.39%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.93%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.39%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.68%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.57%) Wiki
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.30%) Windows
2 29 (16.48%) Linux
3 13 (7.39%) UNIX
4 6 (3.41%) AIX
5 5 (2.84%) Android
5 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.27%) MVC
2 38 (21.59%) Project Management
2 38 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (19.89%) Configuration Management
4 32 (18.18%) Scrum
4 32 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 28 (15.91%) OO
6 26 (14.77%) Web Development
7 25 (14.20%) Business Analysis
7 25 (14.20%) TDD
8 24 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (13.07%) Unit Testing
10 20 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (10.80%) Product Management
12 18 (10.23%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (8.52%) Use Case
13 15 (8.52%) UML
14 14 (7.95%) OOD
15 13 (7.39%) Migration
16 8 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 92 (52.27%) C#
2 80 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 71 (40.34%) SQL
4 54 (30.68%) T-SQL
5 41 (23.30%) Java
6 28 (15.91%) C++
7 25 (14.20%) C
8 11 (6.25%) PHP
9 9 (5.11%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.41%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.84%) Perl
12 4 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.27%) Python
13 3 (1.70%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.14%) VB
14 2 (1.14%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.57%) Groovy
15 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 35 (19.89%) Degree
2 18 (10.23%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.41%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.27%) ISEB
7 3 (1.70%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) SLA
1 5 (2.84%) QA
Vendors
1 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.05%) Oracle
3 18 (10.23%) JBoss
4 6 (3.41%) Sunopsis
4 6 (3.41%) Sun
4 6 (3.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.27%) Capita
6 2 (1.14%) ESRI
6 2 (1.14%) Perforce
6 2 (1.14%) Luciad
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 20% BONUS, PENSION, HEALTH
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
LA International
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago