The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 33 36
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 6.35% 4.78% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 4.90% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 9
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 125 204 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 99.21% 97.61% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 114 181 214
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Bedford

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Bedford

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Bedford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Bedford

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Degree
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) HTML5
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) Web Development
6 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
6 6 (37.50%) Physics
6 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (37.50%) MVC
6 6 (37.50%) PhD
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) C++
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) CSS3
8 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Electronics
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Python
8 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (25.00%) Firmware
8 4 (25.00%) SDLC

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) Yocto
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) Node.js
7 2 (12.50%) Silverlight
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
7 2 (12.50%) WPF
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Physics
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
6 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) SOLID
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) PhD
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Xamarin