Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 15 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 18 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.00% 16.67% 11.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 18.21% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 149 115
Bedford median annual salary £38,750 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.64% +10.77% -12.16%
10th Percentile £24,125 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% -4.52%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 225 324 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 87.55% 91.53% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 195 287 462
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,625
90th Percentile £64,500 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

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

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) MVC
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 7 (38.89%) CSS
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) Load Testing
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (27.78%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (27.78%) Python
8 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
8 5 (27.78%) Microservices
9 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (22.22%) C++
9 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 4 (22.22%) OO
9 4 (22.22%) User Experience
9 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
9 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 3 (16.67%) Relational Database

Software Engineering
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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) NUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) Calabash
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Performance Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Graduate
4 2 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (38.89%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 2 (11.11%) J2EE
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) JSP
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) Spring
8 2 (11.11%) WCF
8 2 (11.11%) XML
9 1 (5.56%) JSON
9 1 (5.56%) MFC
9 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) User Experience
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Load Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Microservices
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) MVVM
6 2 (11.11%) OOD
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) SOLID
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Sun Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Capita
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Perforce
2 2 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin