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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 39 61 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 58 33 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.94% 3.28% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 4.17% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 64
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +41.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £92,000 £47,800
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
941 792 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.15% 78.73% 74.03%
Number of salaries quoted 780 723 669
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 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
Bedford +11 31 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Luton -6 6 £43,000 +43.33%
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 29 August 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.

1 101 (56.74%) .NET
2 95 (53.37%) C#
3 86 (48.31%) Microsoft
4 83 (46.63%) SQL Server
5 80 (44.94%) JavaScript
6 78 (43.82%) ASP.NET
7 72 (40.45%) SQL
8 67 (37.64%) Relational Database
9 55 (30.90%) T-SQL
10 54 (30.34%) HTML
11 48 (26.97%) Subversion
12 47 (26.40%) MVC
13 46 (25.84%) Web Services
14 44 (24.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 43 (24.16%) Windows
16 42 (23.60%) Project Management
17 41 (23.03%) Visual Studio
17 41 (23.03%) Java
18 40 (22.47%) XML
18 40 (22.47%) WCF
19 39 (21.91%) Silverlight
19 39 (21.91%) Team Foundation Server
19 39 (21.91%) CSS
20 38 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (19.66%) Degree
21 35 (19.66%) Configuration Management
22 34 (19.10%) Scrum
22 34 (19.10%) .NET Framework
22 34 (19.10%) Multithreading
23 33 (18.54%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.49%) ColdFusion
3 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.69%) IIS
5 3 (1.69%) Apache
6 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) GPRS
2 3 (1.69%) GSM
3 2 (1.12%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.12%) FTP
3 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.12%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) LTE
4 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (46.63%) SQL Server
2 67 (37.64%) Relational Database
3 44 (24.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (9.55%) Crystal Reports
4 17 (9.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (8.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (7.30%) DB2
6 13 (7.30%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.25%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (26.97%) Subversion
2 41 (23.03%) Visual Studio
3 39 (21.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (12.36%) NUnit
4 22 (12.36%) MSTest
5 13 (7.30%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (6.18%) Bugzilla
7 9 (5.06%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.49%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (3.93%) MyEclipse
10 6 (3.37%) JUnit
11 5 (2.81%) JIRA
12 4 (2.25%) Selenium
12 4 (2.25%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (2.25%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
14 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
14 1 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 7 (3.93%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.25%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.69%) Electronics
4 2 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Finance
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (49.44%) Developer
2 57 (32.02%) Software Engineer
3 42 (23.60%) Senior Developer
4 29 (16.29%) Architect
5 18 (10.11%) Java Developer
6 17 (9.55%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (8.43%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) .NET Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Software Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.62%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.06%) Test Engineer
11 9 (5.06%) Software Test Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) Team Leader
12 8 (4.49%) Development Team Leader
12 8 (4.49%) Graduate
12 8 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (3.93%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.93%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (3.93%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (56.74%) .NET
2 78 (43.82%) ASP.NET
3 54 (30.34%) HTML
4 46 (25.84%) Web Services
5 40 (22.47%) XML
5 40 (22.47%) WCF
6 39 (21.91%) Silverlight
6 39 (21.91%) CSS
7 34 (19.10%) .NET Framework
8 33 (18.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (16.85%) jQuery
10 27 (15.17%) Ajax
11 26 (14.61%) WPF
12 22 (12.36%) WinForms
12 22 (12.36%) JSP
13 21 (11.80%) Middleware
14 19 (10.67%) Struts
15 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 13 (7.30%) JSF
16 13 (7.30%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.80%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.18%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.06%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.25%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) Wiki
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.16%) Windows
2 29 (16.29%) Linux
3 13 (7.30%) UNIX
4 6 (3.37%) AIX
5 5 (2.81%) Android
5 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.40%) MVC
2 42 (23.60%) Project Management
3 38 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (19.66%) Configuration Management
5 34 (19.10%) Scrum
5 34 (19.10%) Multithreading
6 29 (16.29%) Business Analysis
7 27 (15.17%) OO
8 26 (14.61%) Web Development
9 24 (13.48%) TDD
9 24 (13.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (12.92%) Product Management
11 22 (12.36%) Unit Testing
11 22 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (11.24%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (7.87%) Use Case
13 14 (7.87%) UML
14 13 (7.30%) OOD
14 13 (7.30%) Migration
15 8 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (53.37%) C#
2 80 (44.94%) JavaScript
3 72 (40.45%) SQL
4 55 (30.90%) T-SQL
5 41 (23.03%) Java
6 27 (15.17%) C++
7 25 (14.04%) C
8 11 (6.18%) PHP
9 9 (5.06%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.81%) Perl
12 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.25%) Python
13 3 (1.69%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.12%) VB
14 2 (1.12%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.56%) Groovy
15 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 35 (19.66%) Degree
2 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.37%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.25%) ISEB
7 3 (1.69%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) SLA
1 5 (2.81%) QA
Vendors
1 86 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.85%) Oracle
3 18 (10.11%) JBoss
4 6 (3.37%) Sunopsis
4 6 (3.37%) Sun
4 6 (3.37%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.25%) Capita
6 2 (1.12%) ESRI
6 2 (1.12%) Perforce
6 2 (1.12%) Luciad
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