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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 37 15 60
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +45
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 50 129 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.20% 12.72% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 14.95% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 45 111 34
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £52,500
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
760 863 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.00% 85.11% 80.89%
Number of salaries quoted 678 756 850
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -21 27 £67,500 +58.82%
Luton -17 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (43.64%) Microsoft
3 42 (38.18%) C#
4 40 (36.36%) .NET
5 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
6 33 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 32 (29.09%) Java
8 30 (27.27%) Degree
8 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 30 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 29 (26.36%) Oracle
10 27 (24.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (21.82%) WCF
11 24 (21.82%) Computer Science
12 23 (20.91%) Web Services
13 22 (20.00%) Coaching
13 22 (20.00%) People Management
13 22 (20.00%) Performance Management
13 22 (20.00%) MVC
13 22 (20.00%) jQuery
14 21 (19.09%) Ajax
14 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
15 20 (18.18%) Project Management
15 20 (18.18%) SQL
16 19 (17.27%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (16.36%) Scrum
18 17 (15.45%) Web Development
18 17 (15.45%) C++
18 17 (15.45%) Struts
19 16 (14.55%) JSP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (13.64%) JBoss
2 8 (7.27%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (5.45%) Mule
3 6 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.64%) Apache
5 3 (2.73%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
3 19 (17.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.27%) DB2
4 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.55%) MySQL
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Subversion
2 15 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 13 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.18%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.27%) MyEclipse
5 8 (7.27%) JUnit
6 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.45%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (4.55%) Bugzilla
7 5 (4.55%) NUnit
7 5 (4.55%) JIRA
8 4 (3.64%) MSTest
8 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.91%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.91%) Selenium
9 1 (0.91%) Maven
General
1 7 (6.36%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.64%) Automotive
3 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.64%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Retail
3 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.91%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 48 (43.64%) Developer
2 27 (24.55%) Software Engineer
3 24 (21.82%) Development Manager
3 24 (21.82%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.55%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Graduate
5 9 (8.18%) J2EE Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Senior Development Manager
6 8 (7.27%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Senior Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
9 5 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.36%) .NET
2 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 24 (21.82%) WCF
4 23 (20.91%) Web Services
5 22 (20.00%) jQuery
6 21 (19.09%) Ajax
7 17 (15.45%) Struts
8 16 (14.55%) JSP
9 15 (13.64%) CSS
9 15 (13.64%) J2EE
9 15 (13.64%) HTML
10 11 (10.00%) XML
11 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 8 (7.27%) Java EE
12 8 (7.27%) Spring
12 8 (7.27%) JSF
12 8 (7.27%) EJB
12 8 (7.27%) ICEfaces
13 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (5.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.91%) Wiki
5 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.91%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Linux
2 8 (7.27%) UNIX
3 7 (6.36%) Windows
4 2 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Android
4 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (20.00%) MVC
3 22 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 22 (20.00%) Coaching
3 22 (20.00%) People Management
4 20 (18.18%) Project Management
5 18 (16.36%) Scrum
6 17 (15.45%) Web Development
7 13 (11.82%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.00%) OO
9 10 (9.09%) UML
9 10 (9.09%) TDD
10 9 (8.18%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.27%) Migration
11 8 (7.27%) Business Analysis
11 8 (7.27%) RAD
12 7 (6.36%) Multithreading
13 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.18%) C#
2 34 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.09%) Java
4 20 (18.18%) SQL
5 17 (15.45%) C++
6 16 (14.55%) C
7 11 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.36%) Python
9 5 (4.55%) Perl
10 4 (3.64%) PHP
11 3 (2.73%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.73%) Ruby
11 3 (2.73%) VB
11 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (27.27%) Degree
2 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.27%) Sun Certification
4 7 (6.36%) ISEB
5 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.91%) MCP
6 1 (0.91%) MCSE
6 1 (0.91%) MCSA
6 1 (0.91%) MCITP
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) SLA
1 1 (0.91%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 48 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.36%) Oracle
3 8 (7.27%) Sun
4 4 (3.64%) Capita
5 3 (2.73%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.91%) ESRI
6 1 (0.91%) Luciad
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