Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 25 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 179 295 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.23% 20.27% 19.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.06% 21.35% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 182 337 406
Bedfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £56,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 850 1,382 1,701
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 94.98% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 780 1,182 1,507
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £27,950 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,450 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%

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 February 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 February 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 +3 63 £50,000 - 20
Dunstable 0 51 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Bedford -3 34 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Leighton Buzzard +3 13 £50,000 - 1
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 89 (49.72%) C#
2 80 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (42.46%) HTML
4 69 (38.55%) .NET
5 67 (37.43%) CSS
6 66 (36.87%) JavaScript
7 63 (35.20%) Java
8 62 (34.64%) SQL Server
9 55 (30.73%) Web Development
10 54 (30.17%) SQL
11 42 (23.46%) AngularJS
12 38 (21.23%) MySQL
13 36 (20.11%) HTML5
14 35 (19.55%) Finance
15 34 (18.99%) REST
16 32 (17.88%) PHP
17 30 (16.76%) XML
17 30 (16.76%) CSS3
18 28 (15.64%) TypeScript
19 27 (15.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 26 (14.53%) MVC
20 26 (14.53%) SOAP
20 26 (14.53%) JSON
20 26 (14.53%) WPF
20 26 (14.53%) Banking
21 25 (13.97%) TDD
22 24 (13.41%) WinForms
22 24 (13.41%) Web Services
22 24 (13.41%) jQuery
23 22 (12.29%) ASP.NET

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 16 (8.94%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.70%) WordPress
3 5 (2.79%) nginx
4 3 (1.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) GIMP
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.68%) Google Play
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (34.64%) SQL Server
2 38 (21.23%) MySQL
3 14 (7.82%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.59%) MarkLogic
5 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.35%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.79%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.12%) OLAP
10 2 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (9.50%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.94%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (7.26%) Subversion
5 7 (3.91%) JUnit
5 7 (3.91%) Mockito
6 6 (3.35%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.35%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.35%) IntelliJ
6 6 (3.35%) NetBeans
6 6 (3.35%) NUnit
7 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.79%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.79%) Xcode
8 4 (2.23%) MSTest
9 3 (1.68%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.68%) Selenium
10 1 (0.56%) gulp
10 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.56%) PhpStorm
General
1 35 (19.55%) Finance
2 26 (14.53%) Banking
3 15 (8.38%) Games
4 12 (6.70%) Retail Banking
5 11 (6.15%) Advertising
6 8 (4.47%) Publishing
7 5 (2.79%) Retail
8 3 (1.68%) German Language
9 2 (1.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (42.46%) HTML
2 69 (38.55%) .NET
3 67 (37.43%) CSS
4 42 (23.46%) AngularJS
5 36 (20.11%) HTML5
6 34 (18.99%) REST
7 30 (16.76%) CSS3
7 30 (16.76%) XML
8 27 (15.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (14.53%) JSON
9 26 (14.53%) SOAP
9 26 (14.53%) WPF
10 24 (13.41%) jQuery
10 24 (13.41%) Web Services
10 24 (13.41%) WinForms
11 22 (12.29%) ASP.NET
12 17 (9.50%) WCF
13 15 (8.38%) LINQ
14 14 (7.82%) Angular 2
15 13 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.06%) User Experience
2 16 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.70%) Virtual Team
4 8 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.23%) Social Network
6 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.68%) iPhone
6 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.68%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.12%) Online Games
8 1 (0.56%) Fintech
8 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.03%) Linux
2 8 (4.47%) Android
3 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.23%) Windows
5 3 (1.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.73%) Web Development
3 26 (14.53%) MVC
4 25 (13.97%) TDD
5 20 (11.17%) OO
6 15 (8.38%) Dependency Injection
6 15 (8.38%) OOP
7 14 (7.82%) Collaborative Working
8 13 (7.26%) DevOps
8 13 (7.26%) MVVM
9 12 (6.70%) Microservices
10 11 (6.15%) CQRS
10 11 (6.15%) Mobile Development
11 10 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.59%) Multithreading
11 10 (5.59%) OOD
12 9 (5.03%) Multithreaded Programming
12 9 (5.03%) Web Design
13 8 (4.47%) BDD
13 8 (4.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (49.72%) C#
2 66 (36.87%) JavaScript
3 63 (35.20%) Java
4 54 (30.17%) SQL
5 32 (17.88%) PHP
6 28 (15.64%) TypeScript
7 11 (6.15%) T-SQL
8 9 (5.03%) Python
9 5 (2.79%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.79%) C++
9 5 (2.79%) Kotlin
9 5 (2.79%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.23%) VB
11 3 (1.68%) PHP 5
11 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.12%) Go
12 2 (1.12%) Lua
12 2 (1.12%) Perl
13 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (7.26%) DBS Check
2 7 (3.91%) Degree
3 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) GlusterFS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) Kibana
2 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (9.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.82%) Google
3 6 (3.35%) Oracle
4 4 (2.23%) Facebook
4 4 (2.23%) Twitter
5 1 (0.56%) Capita
5 1 (0.56%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.56%) Plumtree
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) Zend