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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 54 52 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -32
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 37 46 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.02% 4.21% 10.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 4.80% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 120
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,625 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
860 959 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.38% 87.82% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 728 759 886
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +18 26 £43,750 -45.31% 4
Luton -13 4 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 60 (62.50%) .NET
2 58 (60.42%) C#
3 49 (51.04%) SQL
4 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (39.58%) SQL Server
5 35 (36.46%) ASP.NET
6 32 (33.33%) Windows
6 32 (33.33%) MVC
6 32 (33.33%) Degree
7 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (28.13%) C++
9 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
10 25 (26.04%) Web Services
10 25 (26.04%) Computer Science
11 24 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (23.96%) Multithreading
13 22 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
13 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
14 21 (21.88%) .NET Framework
15 20 (20.83%) T-SQL
16 19 (19.79%) Subversion
16 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (18.75%) Relational Database
18 17 (17.71%) WCF
18 17 (17.71%) Java
19 16 (16.67%) HTML
19 16 (16.67%) Linux
20 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 14 (14.58%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.21%) IIS
2 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) RFID
1 8 (8.33%) RS-232
1 8 (8.33%) RS-485
1 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 24 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.13%) MySQL
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
2 19 (19.79%) Subversion
3 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.13%) JUnit
4 3 (3.13%) Selenium
5 2 (2.08%) NUnit
5 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.04%) MSTest
6 1 (1.04%) NCrunch
6 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.04%) VectorCAST
General
1 9 (9.38%) Aerospace
1 9 (9.38%) Electronics
2 6 (6.25%) Avionics
3 5 (5.21%) Games
3 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Finance
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (51.04%) Developer
2 45 (46.88%) Software Engineer
3 39 (40.63%) .NET Developer
4 37 (38.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 37 (38.54%) C# Developer
5 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 22 (22.92%) Senior Developer
6 21 (21.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 20 (20.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 20 (20.83%) Senior C# Developer
8 16 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (10.42%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (8.33%) Assembler Software Engineer
11 8 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
11 8 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
11 8 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 8 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
11 8 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (62.50%) .NET
2 35 (36.46%) ASP.NET
3 28 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (26.04%) Web Services
5 21 (21.88%) .NET Framework
6 17 (17.71%) WCF
7 16 (16.67%) HTML
8 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 14 (14.58%) jQuery
10 13 (13.54%) CSS
11 9 (9.38%) J2EE
12 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (5.21%) CSS3
12 5 (5.21%) HTML5
12 5 (5.21%) MFC
12 5 (5.21%) XML
13 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 4 (4.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.42%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (10.42%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.29%) Physics
3 7 (7.29%) Robotics
4 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.08%) Wiki
7 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.04%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Unix
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.33%) MVC
3 23 (23.96%) Multithreading
4 14 (14.58%) TDD
5 12 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 12 (12.50%) Migration
5 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 11 (11.46%) Scrum
6 11 (11.46%) SDLC
6 11 (11.46%) Software Architecture
7 10 (10.42%) SOA
7 10 (10.42%) Web Development
8 9 (9.38%) OO
9 7 (7.29%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (6.25%) Identity Management
10 6 (6.25%) Information Security
11 5 (5.21%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 58 (60.42%) C#
2 49 (51.04%) SQL
3 27 (28.13%) C++
4 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
5 20 (20.83%) T-SQL
6 17 (17.71%) Java
7 13 (13.54%) C
8 8 (8.33%) Assembly Language
8 8 (8.33%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.17%) MATLAB
9 4 (4.17%) VB
9 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.13%) PHP
11 2 (2.08%) Python
11 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.04%) Ada
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) PhD
4 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.21%) HND
6 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Firmware
2 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.33%) EMC
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) Sun
4 2 (2.08%) CA
4 2 (2.08%) Dell
4 2 (2.08%) IBM
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days, Health, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago