Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 207 300 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.52% 24.31% 23.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.04% 24.83% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 203 310 378
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,850 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £64,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 939 1,208 1,601
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.61% 97.89% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 823 932 1,383
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,756 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 91 £50,000 - 11
Bedford -3 48 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Dunstable 0 42 £50,000 +8.11% 4
Leighton Buzzard +1 12 £52,500 +16.67%
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 135 (65.22%) C#
2 134 (64.73%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (61.35%) .NET
4 105 (50.72%) SQL Server
5 94 (45.41%) TDD
6 74 (35.75%) JavaScript
7 65 (31.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 61 (29.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 60 (28.99%) DevOps
10 54 (26.09%) Java
11 52 (25.12%) Microservices
12 50 (24.15%) HTML
12 50 (24.15%) AngularJS
13 49 (23.67%) Dependency Injection
13 49 (23.67%) SQL
13 49 (23.67%) Visual Studio
14 44 (21.26%) ASP.NET
14 44 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
15 43 (20.77%) Google
16 42 (20.29%) LINQ
17 40 (19.32%) Elasticsearch
18 39 (18.84%) Kibana
18 39 (18.84%) .NET Core
18 39 (18.84%) CQRS
19 37 (17.87%) MVC
19 37 (17.87%) CSS
20 36 (17.39%) Microsoft
21 34 (16.43%) WPF
22 33 (15.94%) Web Development
22 33 (15.94%) Software Engineering

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 40 (19.32%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.38%) WordPress
3 5 (2.42%) Confluence
4 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.97%) CMS
5 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) Apache
6 1 (0.48%) Drupal
6 1 (0.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (31.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.90%) SaaS
4 3 (1.45%) Google Play
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.90%) Skype
2 5 (2.42%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.45%) Hyperconnected
3 3 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.48%) DHCP
4 1 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (50.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (3.86%) MySQL
4 5 (2.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.97%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.48%) DB2
7 1 (0.48%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (23.67%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.35%) NUnit
5 8 (3.86%) MSTest
6 5 (2.42%) gulp
6 5 (2.42%) JIRA
6 5 (2.42%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.42%) Xcode
7 4 (1.93%) Redmine
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.48%) JUnit
9 1 (0.48%) Mockito
9 1 (0.48%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.48%) Selenium
9 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 19 (9.18%) Finance
2 14 (6.76%) Games
3 13 (6.28%) Banking
4 4 (1.93%) Back Office
5 3 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.97%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (61.35%) .NET
2 61 (29.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 50 (24.15%) AngularJS
3 50 (24.15%) HTML
4 44 (21.26%) ASP.NET
5 42 (20.29%) LINQ
6 39 (18.84%) .NET Core
7 37 (17.87%) CSS
8 34 (16.43%) WPF
9 28 (13.53%) WinForms
10 25 (12.08%) WCF
11 24 (11.59%) jQuery
12 22 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (10.63%) HTML5
13 21 (10.14%) Sass
14 19 (9.18%) RESTful
15 16 (7.73%) Web Services
16 15 (7.25%) REST
17 13 (6.28%) React
18 11 (5.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.73%) User Experience
2 12 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.86%) Social Network
5 7 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.90%) Fintech
7 5 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.93%) iPhone
9 3 (1.45%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.45%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.48%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.48%) NHS
10 1 (0.48%) Online Games
10 1 (0.48%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.83%) Android
2 7 (3.38%) Linux
3 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.45%) Windows
5 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (64.73%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (45.41%) TDD
3 60 (28.99%) DevOps
4 52 (25.12%) Microservices
5 49 (23.67%) Dependency Injection
6 39 (18.84%) CQRS
7 37 (17.87%) MVC
8 33 (15.94%) Software Engineering
8 33 (15.94%) Web Development
9 30 (14.49%) BDD
10 24 (11.59%) Scrum
11 23 (11.11%) OO
12 22 (10.63%) Collaborative Working
12 22 (10.63%) Web Application Development
13 21 (10.14%) Front End Development
14 19 (9.18%) OOD
15 18 (8.70%) SOLID
16 16 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (7.73%) Mobile Development
17 14 (6.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 135 (65.22%) C#
2 74 (35.75%) JavaScript
3 54 (26.09%) Java
4 49 (23.67%) SQL
5 15 (7.25%) PHP
6 14 (6.76%) TypeScript
7 12 (5.80%) Java 8
8 10 (4.83%) Python
9 9 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.86%) C++
11 5 (2.42%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.42%) Kotlin
11 5 (2.42%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.93%) ES6
13 3 (1.45%) Lua
13 3 (1.45%) Perl
13 3 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (6.28%) Degree
2 7 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (8.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (18.84%) Kibana
2 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 43 (20.77%) Google
2 36 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.86%) Facebook
3 8 (3.86%) Twitter
3 8 (3.86%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.42%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle
5 2 (0.97%) Zend
6 1 (0.48%) SAP
6 1 (0.48%) Trustwave