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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 12 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 28 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 22.40% 17.14% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.93% 19.46% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 15
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 117 185 261
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 93.60% 88.10% 94.22%
Number of salaries quoted 110 156 197
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) HTML
3 22 (66.67%) .NET
4 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
4 19 (57.58%) C#
5 16 (48.48%) CSS
5 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
6 15 (45.45%) MVC
7 14 (42.42%) .NET Framework
7 14 (42.42%) Degree
7 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
7 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
7 14 (42.42%) Entity Framework
8 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
9 11 (33.33%) C++
9 11 (33.33%) Python
10 10 (30.30%) SQL
10 10 (30.30%) Web Services
10 10 (30.30%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
11 9 (27.27%) SDLC
11 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
12 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
12 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
13 7 (21.21%) OO
13 7 (21.21%) NUnit
13 7 (21.21%) CMS
13 7 (21.21%) Scrum
13 7 (21.21%) MVVM

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 7 (21.21%) CMS
1 7 (21.21%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.21%) SaaS
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.21%) NUnit
3 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) Appium
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (12.12%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) .NET Software Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
2 7 (21.21%) C# Software Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior C# Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Systems Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Systems Developer
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) HTML
2 22 (66.67%) .NET
3 16 (48.48%) CSS
4 14 (42.42%) .NET Framework
4 14 (42.42%) Entity Framework
5 10 (30.30%) Web Services
6 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.21%) jQuery
8 7 (21.21%) WCF
9 4 (12.12%) Yocto
10 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
10 3 (9.09%) J2EE
10 3 (9.09%) JSP
10 3 (9.09%) RESTful
10 3 (9.09%) Spring
10 3 (9.09%) XML
11 2 (6.06%) Node.js
12 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) MVC
3 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 9 (27.27%) SDLC
5 7 (21.21%) BDD
5 7 (21.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 7 (21.21%) IT Strategy
5 7 (21.21%) MVVM
5 7 (21.21%) OO
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 6 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (18.18%) OOD
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 6 (18.18%) SOLID
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.12%) Physics
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 11 (33.33%) C++
2 11 (33.33%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 10 (30.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (12.12%) PhD
5 3 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Perforce
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin