Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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

Developer
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 196 173 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.68% 19.48% 19.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.08% 20.26% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 231 173 339
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £29,150
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 1,027 854 1,390
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.90% 96.17% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 812 779 1,216
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £78,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +1.12%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Bedfordshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Developer in Bedfordshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Bedfordshire

Developer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 85 £56,250 +38.89% 20
Bedford 0 56 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Dunstable -3 33 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Leighton Buzzard -4 1 £42,500 -3.95%
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 111 (56.63%) C#
2 109 (55.61%) .NET
3 105 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (39.29%) HTML
5 73 (37.24%) SQL
6 68 (34.69%) SQL Server
7 63 (32.14%) ASP.NET
8 59 (30.10%) AngularJS
9 56 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 53 (27.04%) CSS
10 53 (27.04%) TDD
11 51 (26.02%) Java
11 51 (26.02%) JavaScript
12 46 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 45 (22.96%) MVC
14 42 (21.43%) Spring
15 41 (20.92%) Hibernate
16 31 (15.82%) Web Development
17 30 (15.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 29 (14.80%) Microservices
19 28 (14.29%) Web Services
20 26 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
20 26 (13.27%) jQuery
21 25 (12.76%) HTML5
21 25 (12.76%) Software Engineering
22 24 (12.24%) Visual Studio
23 23 (11.73%) Mentoring
23 23 (11.73%) .NET Core
24 22 (11.22%) Scrum
25 21 (10.71%) Degree

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 12 (6.12%) CMS
1 12 (6.12%) JBoss
1 12 (6.12%) Umbraco
1 12 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.04%) IIS
3 4 (2.04%) nginx
4 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.51%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 46 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.55%) Azure Functions
3 5 (2.55%) Serverless
4 4 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (2.04%) Trello
5 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.02%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Boomi
6 1 (0.51%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.04%) SSH
2 3 (1.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) SMS
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.59%) Cosmos DB
6 7 (3.57%) MySQL
6 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.04%) Power BI
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.51%) DB2
10 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.59%) Maven
4 8 (4.08%) JIRA
4 8 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (4.08%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.51%) Ant
7 1 (0.51%) JUnit
7 1 (0.51%) NUnit
7 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (9.69%) Finance
2 13 (6.63%) Retail
3 6 (3.06%) Banking
4 5 (2.55%) Back Office
4 5 (2.55%) Games
5 3 (1.53%) Law
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (55.61%) .NET
2 77 (39.29%) HTML
3 63 (32.14%) ASP.NET
4 59 (30.10%) AngularJS
5 53 (27.04%) CSS
6 42 (21.43%) Spring
7 41 (20.92%) Hibernate
8 30 (15.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (14.29%) Web Services
10 26 (13.27%) jQuery
11 25 (12.76%) HTML5
12 23 (11.73%) .NET Core
13 20 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (10.20%) React
13 20 (10.20%) XML
14 19 (9.69%) SOAP
15 17 (8.67%) JSON
16 15 (7.65%) RESTful
17 14 (7.14%) J2EE
17 14 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.67%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.08%) Fintech
4 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.53%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.53%) User Experience
6 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.02%) Social Media
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.65%) Windows
2 6 (3.06%) Linux
3 5 (2.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.02%) Android
4 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.04%) TDD
3 45 (22.96%) MVC
4 31 (15.82%) Web Development
5 29 (14.80%) Microservices
6 25 (12.76%) Software Engineering
7 23 (11.73%) Mentoring
8 22 (11.22%) Scrum
9 20 (10.20%) DevOps
9 20 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 19 (9.69%) Computer Science
11 18 (9.18%) BDD
12 15 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (5.61%) Web Application Development
14 10 (5.10%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (5.10%) ETL
14 10 (5.10%) Front End Development
14 10 (5.10%) Workflow
15 9 (4.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 111 (56.63%) C#
2 73 (37.24%) SQL
3 51 (26.02%) Java
3 51 (26.02%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.65%) Java 8
5 12 (6.12%) PHP
6 10 (5.10%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.55%) C++
8 5 (2.55%) Python
8 5 (2.55%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.51%) ABAP
10 1 (0.51%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.71%) Degree
2 9 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (4.59%) Kibana
2 6 (3.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.20%) Oracle
3 9 (4.59%) Google
4 5 (2.55%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.04%) Tableau
6 3 (1.53%) SAP
7 2 (1.02%) Adobe
7 2 (1.02%) IBM
7 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) Dell
8 1 (0.51%) IFS
8 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) webMethods