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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 35 21 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 57 97 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.30% 9.30% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 10.89% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48 78 44
Average salary £65,000 £43,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.16% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £59,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
880 891 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.86% 85.43% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 681 805 839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 28 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Luton +8 17 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 75 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (50.43%) .NET
3 52 (44.44%) C#
4 47 (40.17%) Microsoft
5 40 (34.19%) ASP.NET
6 39 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 39 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
8 37 (31.62%) Oracle
9 36 (30.77%) Performance Management
9 36 (30.77%) Coaching
9 36 (30.77%) People Management
10 29 (24.79%) WCF
10 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
11 28 (23.93%) Java
11 28 (23.93%) Scrum
12 27 (23.08%) SQL
13 22 (18.80%) Web Services
13 22 (18.80%) jQuery
14 21 (17.95%) Degree
15 20 (17.09%) MVC
16 18 (15.38%) Visual Studio
17 17 (14.53%) Computer Science
18 16 (13.68%) Git (software)
18 16 (13.68%) OO
19 15 (12.82%) JBoss
19 15 (12.82%) C++
19 15 (12.82%) Relational Database
19 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (11.97%) Web Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 15 (12.82%) JBoss
2 9 (7.69%) Confluence
3 8 (6.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.13%) Mule
4 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.56%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.71%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 39 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) Simulink
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) SMS
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.84%) DB2
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 16 (13.68%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (10.26%) JIRA
5 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
5 8 (6.84%) MyEclipse
6 5 (4.27%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.42%) JUnit
7 4 (3.42%) Subversion
8 3 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.71%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.85%) NUnit
10 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.27%) Retail
3 4 (3.42%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Automotive
4 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.71%) Avionics
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (39.32%) Developer
2 39 (33.33%) Development Manager
3 27 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 19 (16.24%) Java Developer
5 16 (13.68%) Senior Manager
5 16 (13.68%) Senior Development Manager
6 12 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.40%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Architect
10 5 (4.27%) Graduate
10 5 (4.27%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.27%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.27%) .NET Software Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.43%) .NET
2 40 (34.19%) ASP.NET
3 29 (24.79%) WCF
4 22 (18.80%) jQuery
4 22 (18.80%) Web Services
5 14 (11.97%) CSS
5 14 (11.97%) HTML
5 14 (11.97%) Ajax
6 13 (11.11%) Struts
7 12 (10.26%) JSP
8 11 (9.40%) J2EE
9 9 (7.69%) XML
9 9 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.84%) Java EE
10 8 (6.84%) ICEfaces
10 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (6.84%) JSF
11 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (5.98%) Spring
12 6 (5.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) LIMS
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) Linux
3 8 (6.84%) UNIX
4 2 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Android
4 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (30.77%) Performance Management
3 36 (30.77%) Coaching
3 36 (30.77%) People Management
4 28 (23.93%) Scrum
5 20 (17.09%) MVC
6 16 (13.68%) OO
7 14 (11.97%) Web Development
8 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.84%) RAD
10 8 (6.84%) Project Management
10 8 (6.84%) Migration
11 7 (5.98%) TDD
12 6 (5.13%) UML
13 5 (4.27%) SOA
14 4 (3.42%) ETL
14 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2
14 4 (3.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.44%) C#
2 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.93%) Java
4 27 (23.08%) SQL
5 15 (12.82%) C++
6 11 (9.40%) C
7 9 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.42%) Ruby
8 4 (3.42%) Python
8 4 (3.42%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.56%) Perl
9 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.56%) VB
9 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.71%) XAML
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (17.95%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.56%) ISEB
4 3 (2.56%) VCP4
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) MCITP
5 1 (0.85%) MCP
5 1 (0.85%) HND
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (40.17%) Microsoft
2 37 (31.62%) Oracle
3 4 (3.42%) Sybase
3 4 (3.42%) Sun
4 3 (2.56%) TIBCO
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