Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 215 340 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 19.74% 21.17% 21.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.42% 22.11% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 219 394 587
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £31,150 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 1053 1538 1925
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 95.77% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1350 1711
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 72 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Dunstable +5 58 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Bedford -2 45 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Leighton Buzzard 0 6 £45,000 +69.81% 2
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 109 (50.70%) C#
2 99 (46.05%) HTML
3 90 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 90 (41.86%) CSS
4 89 (41.40%) .NET
5 77 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (32.56%) Java
7 68 (31.63%) SQL Server
8 67 (31.16%) SQL
9 60 (27.91%) AngularJS
10 49 (22.79%) MVC
10 49 (22.79%) MySQL
10 49 (22.79%) Web Development
10 49 (22.79%) HTML5
11 47 (21.86%) ASP.NET
11 47 (21.86%) REST
12 43 (20.00%) Finance
13 39 (18.14%) Web Services
13 39 (18.14%) jQuery
13 39 (18.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 37 (17.21%) XML
15 33 (15.35%) PHP
15 33 (15.35%) CSS3
16 31 (14.42%) Degree
17 30 (13.95%) Microsoft
18 27 (12.56%) T-SQL
19 26 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC
20 25 (11.63%) TypeScript
20 25 (11.63%) WinForms
21 24 (11.16%) Windows

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 14 (6.51%) WordPress
2 13 (6.05%) JBoss
3 9 (4.19%) IIS
4 4 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.86%) nginx
5 3 (1.40%) CMS
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.47%) GIMP
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.86%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (31.63%) SQL Server
2 49 (22.79%) MySQL
3 16 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.05%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.26%) MarkLogic
9 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.33%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.86%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.93%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (6.51%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.05%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (5.12%) NUnit
4 11 (5.12%) Subversion
5 6 (2.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 6 (2.79%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.79%) IntelliJ
5 6 (2.79%) NetBeans
6 5 (2.33%) JUnit
6 5 (2.33%) Mockito
6 5 (2.33%) Moq
6 5 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.86%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.86%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.40%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.40%) Selenium
9 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (20.00%) Finance
2 22 (10.23%) Banking
3 13 (6.05%) Advertising
4 12 (5.58%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.19%) Retail
6 8 (3.72%) Marketing
7 5 (2.33%) Publishing
8 4 (1.86%) Games
9 3 (1.40%) German Language
10 2 (0.93%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Automotive
11 1 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.47%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (46.05%) HTML
2 90 (41.86%) CSS
3 89 (41.40%) .NET
4 60 (27.91%) AngularJS
5 49 (22.79%) HTML5
6 47 (21.86%) ASP.NET
6 47 (21.86%) REST
7 39 (18.14%) jQuery
7 39 (18.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 39 (18.14%) Web Services
8 37 (17.21%) XML
9 33 (15.35%) CSS3
10 26 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (11.63%) WinForms
12 23 (10.70%) JSON
12 23 (10.70%) SOAP
12 23 (10.70%) WCF
12 23 (10.70%) WPF
13 17 (7.91%) .NET Framework
14 15 (6.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.98%) Virtual Team
4 13 (6.05%) User Experience
5 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.33%) EPoS
6 5 (2.33%) iPad
6 5 (2.33%) Music Streaming
7 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.86%) Fintech
8 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.93%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.16%) Windows
2 9 (4.19%) Android
2 9 (4.19%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.72%) Linux
4 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.79%) MVC
2 49 (22.79%) Web Development
3 22 (10.23%) TDD
4 21 (9.77%) SDLC
5 20 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (7.91%) Mathematics
7 16 (7.44%) Unit Testing
8 15 (6.98%) Mobile Development
8 15 (6.98%) Scrum
9 14 (6.51%) BDD
10 12 (5.58%) MVVM
10 12 (5.58%) OOP
11 11 (5.12%) OO
12 10 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (4.19%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.72%) Software Engineering
14 8 (3.72%) Waterfall
15 7 (3.26%) Web Application Development
15 7 (3.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 109 (50.70%) C#
2 90 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 70 (32.56%) Java
4 67 (31.16%) SQL
5 33 (15.35%) PHP
6 27 (12.56%) T-SQL
7 25 (11.63%) TypeScript
8 12 (5.58%) C++
9 6 (2.79%) Objective-C
9 6 (2.79%) Python
10 5 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.33%) VB
10 5 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.86%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.40%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.93%) C
13 2 (0.93%) Go
14 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.47%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 31 (14.42%) Degree
2 18 (8.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.98%) DBS Check
4 13 (6.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) PhD
5 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.93%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Firmware
2 1 (0.47%) GlusterFS
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.19%) Oracle
3 8 (3.72%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.79%) Appcelerator
5 5 (2.33%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.40%) Software AG
6 3 (1.40%) webMethods
7 2 (0.93%) Perforce
7 2 (0.93%) Sun
8 1 (0.47%) Capita
8 1 (0.47%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.47%) Plumtree
8 1 (0.47%) SAP