Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 30 50
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.95% 5.63% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 5.73% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 25
Bedford median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% - -
10th Percentile £26,150 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £56,500 £43,325 £43,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -

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 198 279 363
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 98.24% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 181 241 312
Bedford median annual salary £46,056 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.14% -1.84% -7.39%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,777 £60,000 £56,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Bedford

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedford region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Java 8
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft