The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leighton Buzzard region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 9 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 90.00% 100.00% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 90.00% 100.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 7
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Developer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leighton Buzzard region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leighton Buzzard
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 28
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Leighton Buzzard region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

Developer
Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Leighton Buzzard region.

Developer Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
3 13 (56.52%) VB.NET
4 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) MVC
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Internet
6 9 (39.13%) C#
7 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (34.78%) CSS
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (34.78%) WinForms
7 8 (34.78%) jQuery
8 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
9 6 (26.09%) PhD
10 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (21.74%) Ajax
10 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
10 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
11 4 (17.39%) VC++
11 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
11 4 (17.39%) VB
11 4 (17.39%) Project Management
11 4 (17.39%) Web Development
11 4 (17.39%) VB6
11 4 (17.39%) Degree
11 4 (17.39%) Computer Science

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) WinForms
3 8 (34.78%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
5 4 (17.39%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) Web Development
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) OOP
3 3 (13.04%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) CAD
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) VB.NET
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 4 (17.39%) VB
5 4 (17.39%) VC++
5 4 (17.39%) VB6
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) PhD
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft