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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 34 17 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +47
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 54 104 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.72% 10.83% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 13.03% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 47 87 38
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
770 798 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.57% 83.13% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 654 711 909
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Bedford -7 32 £67,500 +50.00% 3
Luton -2 13 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 59 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (43.14%) Microsoft
3 43 (42.16%) C#
4 39 (38.24%) .NET
5 35 (34.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (33.33%) Oracle
6 34 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 30 (29.41%) Performance Management
7 30 (29.41%) Coaching
7 30 (29.41%) People Management
8 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
8 29 (28.43%) ASP.NET
9 26 (25.49%) Java
10 24 (23.53%) Degree
10 24 (23.53%) WCF
11 22 (21.57%) jQuery
11 22 (21.57%) Web Services
12 20 (19.61%) MVC
13 19 (18.63%) Computer Science
14 18 (17.65%) Ajax
14 18 (17.65%) Scrum
14 18 (17.65%) SQL
15 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (14.71%) Web Development
16 15 (14.71%) JBoss
17 14 (13.73%) Linux
17 14 (13.73%) C++
17 14 (13.73%) Struts
17 14 (13.73%) Relational Database

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (14.71%) JBoss
2 8 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.88%) Mule
4 4 (3.92%) Apache
5 3 (2.94%) Confluence
5 3 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.96%) CMS
7 1 (0.98%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Simulink
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Wireless
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (13.73%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.84%) DB2
6 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.90%) MySQL
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.84%) Eclipse
4 8 (7.84%) MyEclipse
5 6 (5.88%) JIRA
6 5 (4.90%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.90%) Subversion
6 5 (4.90%) JUnit
7 2 (1.96%) NUnit
7 2 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.98%) Selenium
8 1 (0.98%) MSTest
8 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Retail
2 5 (4.90%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.92%) Automotive
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Avionics
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (43.14%) Developer
2 33 (32.35%) Development Manager
3 26 (25.49%) Software Engineer
4 20 (19.61%) Java Developer
5 14 (13.73%) Senior Developer
6 12 (11.76%) Senior Manager
6 12 (11.76%) Senior Development Manager
7 9 (8.82%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Graduate
9 6 (5.88%) Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.92%) Graduate Developer
12 3 (2.94%) Trainee Developer
12 3 (2.94%) .NET Software Engineer
12 3 (2.94%) Trainee
12 3 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (38.24%) .NET
2 29 (28.43%) ASP.NET
3 24 (23.53%) WCF
4 22 (21.57%) jQuery
4 22 (21.57%) Web Services
5 18 (17.65%) Ajax
6 14 (13.73%) Struts
7 13 (12.75%) CSS
7 13 (12.75%) JSP
7 13 (12.75%) HTML
8 12 (11.76%) J2EE
9 8 (7.84%) JSF
9 8 (7.84%) Java EE
9 8 (7.84%) ICEfaces
10 7 (6.86%) Spring
10 7 (6.86%) XML
11 6 (5.88%) Spring MVC
11 6 (5.88%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.90%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.98%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Linux
2 8 (7.84%) UNIX
3 6 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) Android
4 2 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (29.41%) Performance Management
3 30 (29.41%) Coaching
3 30 (29.41%) People Management
4 20 (19.61%) MVC
5 18 (17.65%) Scrum
6 15 (14.71%) Web Development
7 13 (12.75%) OO
8 9 (8.82%) Project Management
9 8 (7.84%) TDD
9 8 (7.84%) Migration
9 8 (7.84%) RAD
10 7 (6.86%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.90%) UML
12 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
13 4 (3.92%) BDD
13 4 (3.92%) Multithreading
14 3 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.16%) C#
2 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
3 26 (25.49%) Java
4 18 (17.65%) SQL
5 14 (13.73%) C++
6 11 (10.78%) C
7 7 (6.86%) Python
8 6 (5.88%) Perl
9 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.92%) PHP
10 4 (3.92%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.92%) Ruby
11 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.94%) VB
11 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (23.53%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.90%) Sun Certification
2 5 (4.90%) ISEB
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) MCITP
4 1 (0.98%) MCSE
4 1 (0.98%) MCSA
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) HND
4 1 (0.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 44 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) Sun
4 3 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.98%) Sybase
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyJet
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago