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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 36 18 65
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +47
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 54 136 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.74% 10.63% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 12.87% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 47 127 35
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
961 1057 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.37% 82.58% 79.56%
Number of salaries quoted 715 982 809
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 24 £47,500 +14.45% 2
Bedford -14 17 £67,500 +42.10% 4
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 70 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (63.55%) .NET
3 55 (51.40%) C#
4 48 (44.86%) ASP.NET
5 40 (37.38%) SQL Server
5 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
6 37 (34.58%) Scrum
7 34 (31.78%) MS Excel
7 34 (31.78%) JavaScript
8 33 (30.84%) SQL
8 33 (30.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (28.04%) MVC
9 30 (28.04%) Coaching
9 30 (28.04%) People Management
10 29 (27.10%) Performance Management
11 27 (25.23%) WCF
12 26 (24.30%) Oracle
12 26 (24.30%) CSS
13 24 (22.43%) Windows
13 24 (22.43%) jQuery
14 22 (20.56%) HTML
15 20 (18.69%) Visual Studio
16 17 (15.89%) Web Services
16 17 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (14.95%) Java
18 15 (14.02%) Git (software)
19 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
19 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
20 12 (11.21%) Degree

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (9.35%) Confluence
2 6 (5.61%) JBoss
3 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.67%) IIS
3 5 (4.67%) Mule
3 5 (4.67%) Mule ESB
4 3 (2.80%) Node.js
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (31.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Boomi
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) SMS
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (37.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.41%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (18.69%) Visual Studio
2 17 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (14.02%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.21%) JIRA
5 6 (5.61%) Subversion
6 5 (4.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.80%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.87%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.93%) NUnit
9 1 (0.93%) JUnit
9 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
3 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 45 (42.06%) Developer
2 30 (28.04%) Development Manager
3 19 (17.76%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.02%) Senior Manager
4 15 (14.02%) Senior Development Manager
5 14 (13.08%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (11.21%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.54%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.61%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Architect
12 4 (3.74%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (63.55%) .NET
2 48 (44.86%) ASP.NET
3 27 (25.23%) WCF
4 26 (24.30%) CSS
5 24 (22.43%) jQuery
6 22 (20.56%) HTML
7 17 (15.89%) Web Services
8 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
10 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
11 11 (10.28%) J2EE
12 9 (8.41%) CSS3
13 8 (7.48%) HTML5
14 7 (6.54%) Entity Framework
14 7 (6.54%) XML
15 6 (5.61%) Spring
15 6 (5.61%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (4.67%) Ajax
16 5 (4.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.61%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) LIMS
5 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.43%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (34.58%) Scrum
3 33 (30.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (28.04%) MVC
4 30 (28.04%) Coaching
4 30 (28.04%) People Management
5 29 (27.10%) Performance Management
6 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.28%) TDD
8 10 (9.35%) OO
9 9 (8.41%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.54%) Web Development
10 7 (6.54%) SOA
11 6 (5.61%) UML
11 6 (5.61%) Project Management
12 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.67%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.67%) BDD
12 5 (4.67%) DevOps
13 4 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.40%) C#
2 34 (31.78%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.84%) SQL
4 16 (14.95%) Java
5 12 (11.21%) C++
6 10 (9.35%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.67%) C
8 3 (2.80%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.80%) XAML
8 3 (2.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.93%) MCITP
5 1 (0.93%) MCP
5 1 (0.93%) HND
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) MCSA
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.30%) Oracle
3 5 (4.67%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.74%) Sybase
5 1 (0.93%) Sun
5 1 (0.93%) Lumesse
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus, 7% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £10000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago