Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 208 249 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.06% 22.04% 23.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.41% 22.62% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 189 255 398
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -1.13% -0.56%
10th Percentile £32,300 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,900 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,019 1,101 1,491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.26% 97.43% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 858 878 1,317
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,898 £29,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 -1 78 £50,000 +42.86% 20
Bedford -2 60 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Dunstable 0 43 £50,000 +8.11% 5
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 126 (60.58%) C#
2 123 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (57.69%) .NET
4 91 (43.75%) TDD
5 79 (37.98%) SQL Server
6 74 (35.58%) JavaScript
7 71 (34.13%) Java
8 64 (30.77%) SQL
9 63 (30.29%) HTML
10 62 (29.81%) AngularJS
11 59 (28.37%) Microsoft Azure
12 52 (25.00%) Microservices
13 51 (24.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 48 (23.08%) CSS
15 47 (22.60%) MVC
16 46 (22.12%) ASP.NET
16 46 (22.12%) DevOps
17 43 (20.67%) Microsoft
18 40 (19.23%) jQuery
19 37 (17.79%) Web Development
20 36 (17.31%) Visual Studio
21 33 (15.87%) JSON
21 33 (15.87%) Dependency Injection
21 33 (15.87%) .NET Core
22 32 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
22 32 (15.38%) XML
23 31 (14.90%) Software Engineering
24 30 (14.42%) SOAP
24 30 (14.42%) Web Services
24 30 (14.42%) BDD

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 27 (12.98%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (5.77%) JBoss
2 12 (5.77%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.29%) CMS
3 11 (5.29%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.88%) WordPress
5 5 (2.40%) Confluence
5 5 (2.40%) IIS
6 4 (1.92%) nginx
7 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.48%) Drupal
8 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 59 (28.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.88%) SaaS
4 4 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (1.92%) Trello
5 1 (0.48%) Boomi
5 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.88%) Skype
2 4 (1.92%) SSH
3 3 (1.44%) Hyperconnected
3 3 (1.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.48%) DHCP
4 1 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (37.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.73%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.33%) MySQL
6 8 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.92%) Power BI
9 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.96%) DB2
11 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (17.31%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.25%) JIRA
2 13 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.33%) Maven
4 4 (1.92%) Redmine
4 4 (1.92%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.44%) NUnit
6 2 (0.96%) MSTest
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.48%) gulp
7 1 (0.48%) JUnit
7 1 (0.48%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.48%) Selenium
7 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (7.69%) Banking
2 15 (7.21%) Back Office
2 15 (7.21%) Finance
3 3 (1.44%) Retail Banking
4 2 (0.96%) Games
4 2 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Local Government
5 1 (0.48%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (57.69%) .NET
2 63 (30.29%) HTML
3 62 (29.81%) AngularJS
4 51 (24.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 48 (23.08%) CSS
6 46 (22.12%) ASP.NET
7 40 (19.23%) jQuery
8 33 (15.87%) .NET Core
8 33 (15.87%) JSON
9 32 (15.38%) XML
10 30 (14.42%) SOAP
10 30 (14.42%) Web Services
11 29 (13.94%) RESTful
12 28 (13.46%) LINQ
13 27 (12.98%) React
14 25 (12.02%) HTML5
15 24 (11.54%) Spring
16 22 (10.58%) REST
16 22 (10.58%) Sass
17 19 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.10%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.25%) Fintech
2 13 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.37%) User Experience
6 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.44%) NHS
8 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.96%) Social Network
9 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.85%) Linux
2 5 (2.40%) Windows
3 1 (0.48%) Android
3 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.48%) Unix
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (43.75%) TDD
3 52 (25.00%) Microservices
4 47 (22.60%) MVC
5 46 (22.12%) DevOps
6 37 (17.79%) Web Development
7 33 (15.87%) Dependency Injection
8 31 (14.90%) Software Engineering
9 30 (14.42%) BDD
10 27 (12.98%) CQRS
11 22 (10.58%) Scrum
12 21 (10.10%) OO
13 20 (9.62%) E-Commerce
13 20 (9.62%) Mentoring
13 20 (9.62%) SOA
14 19 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (8.65%) SOLID
16 17 (8.17%) Web Application Development
17 15 (7.21%) API Development
18 14 (6.73%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 126 (60.58%) C#
2 74 (35.58%) JavaScript
3 71 (34.13%) Java
4 64 (30.77%) SQL
5 26 (12.50%) PHP
6 21 (10.10%) Java 8
7 18 (8.65%) Python
8 11 (5.29%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.92%) C++
11 4 (1.92%) ES6
12 2 (0.96%) ABAP
13 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.48%) Ruby
13 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (6.73%) Degree
2 9 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (7.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (12.98%) Kibana
2 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 43 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.46%) Google
3 10 (4.81%) Xamarin
4 7 (3.37%) Oracle
5 5 (2.40%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.92%) Tableau
7 3 (1.44%) SAP
8 2 (0.96%) Facebook
8 2 (0.96%) Twitter
9 1 (0.48%) Dell
9 1 (0.48%) IFS
9 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.48%) Progress
9 1 (0.48%) Trustwave
9 1 (0.48%) webMethods
9 1 (0.48%) Zend