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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 25 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +39
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 62 84 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.89% 7.22% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.89% 8.98% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 62 78 29
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £92,500
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
900 935 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.55% 80.40% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 790 791 749
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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
Bedford -7 29 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Luton +20 21 £40,000 -6.97% 3
Dunstable - 1 £62,500 - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 92 (80.00%) .NET
2 75 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (61.74%) C#
4 69 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 61 (53.04%) JavaScript
5 61 (53.04%) SQL Server
6 48 (41.74%) SQL
7 46 (40.00%) CSS
7 46 (40.00%) MVC
8 43 (37.39%) Scrum
8 43 (37.39%) HTML
9 42 (36.52%) jQuery
10 38 (33.04%) Microsoft
11 36 (31.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (28.70%) Windows
13 32 (27.83%) Visual Studio
13 32 (27.83%) Web Services
13 32 (27.83%) AngularJS
14 31 (26.96%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (26.09%) Entity Framework
15 30 (26.09%) WCF
16 29 (25.22%) .NET Framework
17 27 (23.48%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (22.61%) TDD
19 24 (20.87%) Degree
19 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (20.00%) MS Excel
21 21 (18.26%) Web Development
21 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
22 20 (17.39%) Computer Science

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 12 (10.43%) IIS
2 9 (7.83%) Confluence
3 5 (4.35%) Node.js
4 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.87%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.87%) Mule
6 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.22%) SaaS
2 2 (1.74%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Boomi
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) SMS
2 1 (0.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (53.04%) SQL Server
2 31 (26.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.61%) MySQL
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (27.83%) Visual Studio
2 27 (23.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
4 18 (15.65%) Subversion
5 14 (12.17%) Selenium
6 10 (8.70%) NUnit
6 10 (8.70%) JIRA
7 9 (7.83%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.74%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.74%) MSTest
8 2 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.74%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (9.57%) Banking
2 5 (4.35%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Games
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (47.83%) Developer
2 25 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 16 (13.91%) Web Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.30%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.57%) Architect
6 10 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 10 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Web Architect
7 8 (6.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Development Manager
7 8 (6.96%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Development Manager
9 5 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Software Tester
10 4 (3.48%) Graduate
10 4 (3.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (80.00%) .NET
2 69 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 46 (40.00%) CSS
4 43 (37.39%) HTML
5 42 (36.52%) jQuery
6 36 (31.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (27.83%) Web Services
7 32 (27.83%) AngularJS
8 30 (26.09%) WCF
8 30 (26.09%) Entity Framework
9 29 (25.22%) .NET Framework
10 16 (13.91%) CSS3
11 15 (13.04%) Ajax
12 14 (12.17%) REST
12 14 (12.17%) XML
13 13 (11.30%) HTML5
13 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (6.96%) NLog
14 8 (6.96%) Ninject
14 8 (6.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.61%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.61%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.61%) Physics
5 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.74%) Wiki
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.70%) Windows
2 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.61%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Android
4 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.00%) MVC
3 43 (37.39%) Scrum
4 26 (22.61%) TDD
5 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (18.26%) Web Development
7 17 (14.78%) OO
7 17 (14.78%) E-Commerce
8 16 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (13.91%) Kanban
9 15 (13.04%) Coaching
10 12 (10.43%) People Management
10 12 (10.43%) Performance Management
10 12 (10.43%) SDLC
11 11 (9.57%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.57%) Multithreading
12 10 (8.70%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.96%) Integration Testing
13 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.96%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 71 (61.74%) C#
2 61 (53.04%) JavaScript
3 48 (41.74%) SQL
4 20 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.78%) C++
6 10 (8.70%) Java
7 8 (6.96%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.09%) Python
9 5 (4.35%) C
10 3 (2.61%) XAML
11 2 (1.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (20.87%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) ISEB
3 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.87%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle
3 3 (2.61%) Lumesse
4 2 (1.74%) Sybase
5 1 (0.87%) Perforce
5 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens - Bonus, Health, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £10500 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago