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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 43 24 64
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +40
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 54 103 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.90% 8.80% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 10.98% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 54 98 26
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -18.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
949 938 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.19% 80.17% 78.21%
Number of salaries quoted 812 821 766
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Luton +4 25 £40,000 -5.88%
Bedford -15 17 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Dunstable - 1 £62,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 86 (78.18%) .NET
2 75 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (57.27%) C#
4 61 (55.45%) ASP.NET
5 52 (47.27%) SQL Server
6 49 (44.55%) JavaScript
7 45 (40.91%) Scrum
8 42 (38.18%) SQL
9 39 (35.45%) CSS
9 39 (35.45%) MVC
9 39 (35.45%) jQuery
10 34 (30.91%) HTML
10 34 (30.91%) Microsoft
11 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (26.36%) Windows
13 28 (25.45%) Visual Studio
14 27 (24.55%) Web Services
14 27 (24.55%) WCF
14 27 (24.55%) AngularJS
15 25 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (20.91%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (20.91%) Entity Framework
17 22 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 22 (20.00%) Degree
17 22 (20.00%) MS Excel
18 21 (19.09%) TDD
18 21 (19.09%) Coaching
19 20 (18.18%) E-Commerce
20 19 (17.27%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (10.00%) Confluence
2 9 (8.18%) IIS
3 6 (5.45%) Node.js
4 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) SaaS
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) SMS
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (10.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (8.18%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.82%) MySQL
8 1 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (25.45%) Visual Studio
2 23 (20.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.27%) Git (software)
4 15 (13.64%) Subversion
5 11 (10.00%) JIRA
5 11 (10.00%) Selenium
6 9 (8.18%) TeamCity
7 8 (7.27%) NUnit
8 3 (2.73%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.82%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (8.18%) Finance
1 9 (8.18%) Banking
2 2 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Private Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.91%) Avionics
3 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Advertising
3 1 (0.91%) Publishing
3 1 (0.91%) Games
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (40.91%) Developer
2 24 (21.82%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.55%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Development Manager
5 13 (11.82%) Architect
5 13 (11.82%) .NET Developer
5 13 (11.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (10.91%) Technical Architect
6 12 (10.91%) Web Developer
7 9 (8.18%) Senior Manager
7 9 (8.18%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.18%) Senior Development Manager
8 8 (7.27%) Web Architect
8 8 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.45%) .NET Software Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.64%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (78.18%) .NET
2 61 (55.45%) ASP.NET
3 39 (35.45%) CSS
3 39 (35.45%) jQuery
4 34 (30.91%) HTML
5 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (24.55%) AngularJS
6 27 (24.55%) Web Services
6 27 (24.55%) WCF
7 23 (20.91%) Entity Framework
8 22 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 14 (12.73%) CSS3
10 13 (11.82%) REST
10 13 (11.82%) Ajax
10 13 (11.82%) XML
11 11 (10.00%) HTML5
11 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (7.27%) NLog
12 8 (7.27%) Ninject
12 8 (7.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.91%) Physics
5 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.36%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.64%) Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Android
4 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.91%) Scrum
3 39 (35.45%) MVC
4 22 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (19.09%) TDD
5 21 (19.09%) Coaching
6 20 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 18 (16.36%) Web Development
7 18 (16.36%) People Management
7 18 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (16.36%) Performance Management
8 15 (13.64%) OO
9 14 (12.73%) Kanban
10 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.27%) UML
11 8 (7.27%) SDLC
11 8 (7.27%) Multithreading
12 7 (6.36%) DevOps
12 7 (6.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (57.27%) C#
2 49 (44.55%) JavaScript
3 42 (38.18%) SQL
4 16 (14.55%) C++
5 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.00%) Java
7 10 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.45%) C
9 3 (2.73%) XAML
9 3 (2.73%) Python
10 2 (1.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) ISEB
4 1 (0.91%) HND
4 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) SLA
1 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.91%) QA
1 1 (0.91%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 34 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.82%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Sybase
4 2 (1.82%) Lumesse
Bedfordshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £44000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago