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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 27 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 65 57 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.31% 5.73% 10.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.41% 6.88% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 63 49 87
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +47.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
691 829 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.36% 83.40% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 630 671 814
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 34 £45,000 -33.33% 2
Luton +5 16 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Dunstable - 4 £44,000 -
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 75 (64.10%) .NET
2 74 (63.25%) C#
3 68 (58.12%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (47.86%) JavaScript
5 50 (42.74%) SQL
6 49 (41.88%) SQL Server
7 48 (41.03%) ASP.NET
7 48 (41.03%) jQuery
8 39 (33.33%) MVC
9 38 (32.48%) CSS
10 37 (31.62%) Degree
11 32 (27.35%) Windows
12 31 (26.50%) Web Services
12 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (25.64%) HTML
13 30 (25.64%) Computer Science
14 29 (24.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 28 (23.93%) Unit Testing
15 28 (23.93%) Java
16 24 (20.51%) J2EE
17 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
18 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
19 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
19 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
20 19 (16.24%) TDD
21 18 (15.38%) .NET Framework
21 18 (15.38%) T-SQL
21 18 (15.38%) Visual Studio
22 17 (14.53%) Web Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (13.68%) IIS
2 3 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.27%) GitHub
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) RFID
1 10 (8.55%) RS-232
1 10 (8.55%) RS-485
1 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (41.88%) SQL Server
2 29 (24.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.98%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.27%) MySQL
6 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 16 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.55%) JUnit
5 7 (5.98%) Subversion
6 6 (5.13%) NUnit
6 6 (5.13%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.27%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.27%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.71%) JIRA
8 2 (1.71%) Selenium
9 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.85%) VectorCAST
General
1 14 (11.97%) Banking
2 11 (9.40%) Electronics
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Finance
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Avionics
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (62.39%) Developer
2 52 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 51 (43.59%) .NET Developer
3 51 (43.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 45 (38.46%) Software Engineer
5 24 (20.51%) Senior Developer
6 22 (18.80%) Senior .NET Developer
6 22 (18.80%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 22 (18.80%) Senior C# Developer
7 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (17.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
9 17 (14.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (13.68%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (13.68%) C# Software Developer
10 16 (13.68%) C# Software Engineer
10 16 (13.68%) Java Developer
11 14 (11.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 14 (11.97%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (11.97%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (64.10%) .NET
2 48 (41.03%) ASP.NET
2 48 (41.03%) jQuery
3 38 (32.48%) CSS
4 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (26.50%) Web Services
5 30 (25.64%) HTML
6 24 (20.51%) J2EE
7 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
8 18 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 16 (13.68%) Entity Framework
10 15 (12.82%) CSS3
11 13 (11.11%) Ajax
12 12 (10.26%) XML
13 10 (8.55%) EJB
13 10 (8.55%) JSP
13 10 (8.55%) RESTful
13 10 (8.55%) Struts
14 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (5.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.40%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.55%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.35%) Windows
2 16 (13.68%) Linux
3 13 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.33%) MVC
3 28 (23.93%) Unit Testing
4 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (16.24%) TDD
6 17 (14.53%) BDD
6 17 (14.53%) Web Development
7 16 (13.68%) Multithreading
8 15 (12.82%) SOA
9 13 (11.11%) SDLC
10 12 (10.26%) DevOps
10 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.40%) Pair Programming
11 11 (9.40%) Scrum
12 10 (8.55%) Software Architecture
13 9 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
13 9 (7.69%) Identity Management
13 9 (7.69%) Information Security
13 9 (7.69%) Presales
13 9 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (63.25%) C#
2 56 (47.86%) JavaScript
3 50 (42.74%) SQL
4 28 (23.93%) Java
5 18 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 15 (12.82%) C
7 11 (9.40%) C++
8 10 (8.55%) Assembly Language
8 10 (8.55%) Embedded C
8 10 (8.55%) VB
9 9 (7.69%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.27%) PHP
11 4 (3.42%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.85%) Ada
12 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (31.62%) Degree
2 10 (8.55%) Sun Certification
3 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.13%) HND
5 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) EMC
2 10 (8.55%) Sun
3 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £800000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago