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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 39 16 56
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +40
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 58 118 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.70% 11.65% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.18% 13.87% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 54 110 39
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
808 851 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.45% 84.01% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 695 770 797
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -15 29 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Luton -27 9 £62,500 +47.05% 2
Leighton Buzzard +12 1 £23,000 -26.98%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 59 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.02%) C#
2 46 (38.02%) .NET
3 43 (35.54%) Microsoft
4 40 (33.06%) JavaScript
5 39 (32.23%) Java
5 39 (32.23%) SQL Server
6 34 (28.10%) ASP.NET
7 31 (25.62%) Degree
8 26 (21.49%) Relational Database
8 26 (21.49%) Oracle
9 25 (20.66%) Web Services
9 25 (20.66%) MS Excel
9 25 (20.66%) Computer Science
10 24 (19.83%) WCF
10 24 (19.83%) SQL
11 23 (19.01%) jQuery
11 23 (19.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (18.18%) Ajax
12 22 (18.18%) C++
12 22 (18.18%) Project Management
12 22 (18.18%) Subversion
12 22 (18.18%) MVC
13 21 (17.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (17.36%) C
14 19 (15.70%) JSP
14 19 (15.70%) Struts
14 19 (15.70%) Web Development
15 18 (14.88%) Unit Testing
15 18 (14.88%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (13.22%) JBoss
2 9 (7.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (7.44%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.13%) Mule
3 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.31%) Apache
5 3 (2.48%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (20.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) HTTP
2 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.65%) Firewall
2 2 (1.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.23%) SQL Server
2 26 (21.49%) Relational Database
3 23 (19.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (7.44%) DB2
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.13%) MySQL
7 3 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.18%) Subversion
2 15 (12.40%) Visual Studio
3 13 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 9 (7.44%) Bugzilla
5 9 (7.44%) JUnit
5 9 (7.44%) Rational Rhapsody
5 9 (7.44%) MyEclipse
6 6 (4.96%) MSTest
6 6 (4.96%) JIRA
6 6 (4.96%) NUnit
7 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.83%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
1 7 (5.79%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.31%) Automotive
3 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 58 (47.93%) Developer
2 35 (28.93%) Software Engineer
3 25 (20.66%) Java Developer
4 21 (17.36%) Senior Developer
5 18 (14.88%) Development Manager
6 10 (8.26%) J2EE Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (7.44%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Graduate
8 8 (6.61%) Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Programmer
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.13%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 5 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (38.02%) .NET
2 34 (28.10%) ASP.NET
3 25 (20.66%) Web Services
4 24 (19.83%) WCF
5 23 (19.01%) jQuery
6 22 (18.18%) Ajax
7 19 (15.70%) Struts
7 19 (15.70%) JSP
8 17 (14.05%) HTML
9 16 (13.22%) CSS
10 15 (12.40%) J2EE
11 13 (10.74%) XML
12 11 (9.09%) .NET Framework
13 10 (8.26%) EJB
14 9 (7.44%) Java EE
14 9 (7.44%) ICEfaces
14 9 (7.44%) JSF
15 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (5.79%) Spring
15 7 (5.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.74%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Wiki
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.05%) Linux
2 11 (9.09%) Windows
3 9 (7.44%) UNIX
4 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.18%) Project Management
2 22 (18.18%) MVC
3 21 (17.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (15.70%) Web Development
5 18 (14.88%) Unit Testing
5 18 (14.88%) Scrum
6 16 (13.22%) Performance Management
7 15 (12.40%) Coaching
7 15 (12.40%) People Management
7 15 (12.40%) UML
8 12 (9.92%) OO
9 11 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.26%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (7.44%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.44%) Migration
11 9 (7.44%) RAD
11 9 (7.44%) Use Case
11 9 (7.44%) TDD
11 9 (7.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.02%) C#
2 40 (33.06%) JavaScript
3 39 (32.23%) Java
4 24 (19.83%) SQL
5 22 (18.18%) C++
6 21 (17.36%) C
7 14 (11.57%) T-SQL
8 10 (8.26%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.79%) Python
10 5 (4.13%) Perl
10 5 (4.13%) PHP
11 4 (3.31%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.48%) Ruby
13 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.65%) VB
14 1 (0.83%) Groovy
14 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (25.62%) Degree
2 14 (11.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.44%) Sun Certification
5 7 (5.79%) ISEB
6 3 (2.48%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 43 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.49%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) Sun
4 4 (3.31%) Capita
5 3 (2.48%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.65%) ESRI
6 2 (1.65%) Luciad
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