Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £29,000 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.

Software Engineer
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 37 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +24 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.56% 6.50% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 6.57% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 65 38
Bedford median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% +2.86% -41.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £32,500 £55,000 £45,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.86% -18.60%

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%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Bedford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Bedford

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) Calabash
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

Software Engineer 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%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Calabash
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) MFC
4 1 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin