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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 44 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 61 37 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.24% 3.78% 6.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 4.70% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 56 37 66
Average salary £38,750 £52,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.19% +46.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £92,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
941 787 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.77% 80.47% 76.41%
Number of salaries quoted 768 719 714
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
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 12 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 12 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 +6 32 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Luton -17 3 £43,000 +43.33% 1
Leighton Buzzard -7 1 £23,000 -26.98%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 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 92 (52.87%) .NET
2 87 (50.00%) C#
3 83 (47.70%) JavaScript
4 80 (45.98%) Microsoft
5 76 (43.68%) SQL Server
6 68 (39.08%) SQL
7 67 (38.51%) ASP.NET
8 64 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (35.63%) Relational Database
10 53 (30.46%) HTML
11 48 (27.59%) T-SQL
11 48 (27.59%) Web Services
12 46 (26.44%) Java
13 45 (25.86%) MVC
14 43 (24.71%) Subversion
14 43 (24.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (23.56%) XML
16 38 (21.84%) CSS
16 38 (21.84%) Degree
17 35 (20.11%) jQuery
17 35 (20.11%) Windows
18 34 (19.54%) Configuration Management
19 33 (18.97%) Visual Studio
19 33 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
20 32 (18.39%) Ajax
20 32 (18.39%) Linux
20 32 (18.39%) Project Management
21 31 (17.82%) Oracle
21 31 (17.82%) WCF
22 30 (17.24%) Web Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 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 18 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.75%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (4.60%) ColdFusion
4 4 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.30%) Apache
5 3 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 24 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.90%) HTTP
2 3 (1.72%) GPRS
2 3 (1.72%) GSM
3 2 (1.15%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.15%) FTP
3 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.15%) Firewall
3 2 (1.15%) Wireless
3 2 (1.15%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (43.68%) SQL Server
2 62 (35.63%) Relational Database
3 43 (24.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (9.20%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (8.62%) DB2
6 14 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.30%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (24.71%) Subversion
2 33 (18.97%) Visual Studio
2 33 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (12.07%) MSTest
3 21 (12.07%) NUnit
4 14 (8.05%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 12 (6.90%) Bugzilla
6 10 (5.75%) MyEclipse
7 9 (5.17%) Rational Rhapsody
8 8 (4.60%) JUnit
9 5 (2.87%) JIRA
10 4 (2.30%) Selenium
10 4 (2.30%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (2.30%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 7 (4.02%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.30%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.72%) Automotive
3 3 (1.72%) Electronics
3 3 (1.72%) Finance
4 1 (0.57%) Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (53.45%) Developer
2 59 (33.91%) Software Engineer
3 41 (23.56%) Senior Developer
4 24 (13.79%) Architect
5 23 (13.22%) Java Developer
6 17 (9.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (8.62%) .NET Developer
8 13 (7.47%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.90%) Software Developer
10 11 (6.32%) Technical Architect
11 10 (5.75%) Graduate
11 10 (5.75%) C# Developer
12 9 (5.17%) Test Engineer
12 9 (5.17%) Software Test Engineer
13 8 (4.60%) J2EE Developer
13 8 (4.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (4.02%) Senior Software Developer
14 7 (4.02%) Software Support Engineer
14 7 (4.02%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (52.87%) .NET
2 67 (38.51%) ASP.NET
3 53 (30.46%) HTML
4 48 (27.59%) Web Services
5 41 (23.56%) XML
6 38 (21.84%) CSS
7 35 (20.11%) jQuery
8 32 (18.39%) Ajax
9 31 (17.82%) WCF
10 29 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (16.09%) .NET Framework
12 27 (15.52%) Silverlight
13 26 (14.94%) JSP
14 23 (13.22%) Struts
15 19 (10.92%) WPF
16 18 (10.34%) WinForms
17 15 (8.62%) Java EE
17 15 (8.62%) ICEfaces
17 15 (8.62%) Middleware
17 15 (8.62%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.37%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.02%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.30%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.57%) User Experience
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 35 (20.11%) Windows
2 32 (18.39%) Linux
3 15 (8.62%) UNIX
4 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.45%) Android
6 5 (2.87%) AIX
7 2 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.86%) MVC
3 34 (19.54%) Configuration Management
4 32 (18.39%) Project Management
5 30 (17.24%) Web Development
6 28 (16.09%) Scrum
7 27 (15.52%) OO
7 27 (15.52%) Multithreading
8 25 (14.37%) Unit Testing
9 23 (13.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (12.07%) TDD
11 20 (11.49%) Business Analysis
12 18 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (9.77%) Technical Architecture
14 16 (9.20%) Product Management
15 15 (8.62%) Use Case
15 15 (8.62%) UML
15 15 (8.62%) Migration
16 11 (6.32%) OOD
17 10 (5.75%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 87 (50.00%) C#
2 83 (47.70%) JavaScript
3 68 (39.08%) SQL
4 48 (27.59%) T-SQL
5 46 (26.44%) Java
6 29 (16.67%) C++
7 27 (15.52%) C
8 12 (6.90%) PHP
9 9 (5.17%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.02%) Perl
11 6 (3.45%) Python
11 6 (3.45%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.30%) VB
12 4 (2.30%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.72%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.15%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (21.84%) Degree
2 17 (9.77%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.60%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.30%) ISEB
7 3 (1.72%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) SLA
2 4 (2.30%) QA
Vendors
1 80 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.82%) Oracle
3 20 (11.49%) JBoss
4 8 (4.60%) Sun
5 5 (2.87%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.87%) Sunopsis
6 4 (2.30%) Capita
7 2 (1.15%) ESRI
7 2 (1.15%) Perforce
7 2 (1.15%) Luciad
8 1 (0.57%) TIBCO
Bedfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago