Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 46 131 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 17.90% 37.01% 34.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.25% 37.43% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46 196 274
Bedford median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.63% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,875 £52,500 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +9.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Permanent vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 252 350 524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.05% 98.87% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 212 312 486
Bedford median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,350 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Bedford

Developer
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Bedford.

Salary trend for Developer in Bedford

Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Bedford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Bedford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 38 (82.61%) HTML
2 29 (63.04%) CSS
3 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 20 (43.48%) .NET
5 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (39.13%) C#
7 17 (36.96%) PHP
7 17 (36.96%) Web Development
8 15 (32.61%) jQuery
8 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
9 13 (28.26%) MySQL
10 12 (26.09%) MVC
11 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
12 9 (19.57%) WordPress
12 9 (19.57%) HTML5
12 9 (19.57%) SQL
12 9 (19.57%) Java
13 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
13 8 (17.39%) Web Services
13 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (17.39%) Ajax
13 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
14 7 (15.22%) Entity Framework
14 7 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
14 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
15 6 (13.04%) TDD
15 6 (13.04%) XML
15 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (13.04%) Laravel

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.57%) WordPress
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) MySQL
3 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) NUnit
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (4.35%) Advertising
1 2 (4.35%) Back Office
1 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) HTML
2 29 (63.04%) CSS
3 20 (43.48%) .NET
4 15 (32.61%) jQuery
5 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 9 (19.57%) HTML5
7 8 (17.39%) Ajax
7 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 8 (17.39%) Web Services
8 7 (15.22%) Entity Framework
9 6 (13.04%) Laravel
9 6 (13.04%) XML
10 4 (8.70%) REST
11 3 (6.52%) WCF
12 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
12 2 (4.35%) RESTful
12 2 (4.35%) Spring
12 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Web Development
3 12 (26.09%) MVC
4 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (13.04%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.70%) Mobile Development
8 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) Web Design
9 3 (6.52%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
10 2 (4.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (4.35%) Front End Development
10 2 (4.35%) IT Strategy
10 2 (4.35%) OO
10 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.35%) SDLC
10 2 (4.35%) SOLID
10 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 18 (39.13%) C#
3 17 (36.96%) PHP
4 9 (19.57%) Java
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.70%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.35%) PhD
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Perforce
2 2 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (2.17%) Capita
3 1 (2.17%) Xamarin