Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £49,125 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 217 226 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.59% 20.58% 21.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.99% 21.24% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 226 233 399
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,125 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.81% -3.61% -7.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.31% +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 1,034 1,064 1,557
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.10% 96.90% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 817 885 1,364
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 18 November 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 18 November 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 85 £50,750 +35.33% 37
Bedford -2 72 £40,000 +9.59% 17
Dunstable 0 34 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Leighton Buzzard -6 1 £42,500 -5.56%
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 138 (63.59%) C#
2 130 (59.91%) .NET
2 130 (59.91%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (35.94%) SQL Server
3 78 (35.94%) SQL
4 70 (32.26%) HTML
5 69 (31.80%) TDD
6 66 (30.41%) Java
7 62 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 62 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 60 (27.65%) JavaScript
9 53 (24.42%) MVC
10 49 (22.58%) CSS
10 49 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 48 (22.12%) Microsoft
12 47 (21.66%) Microservices
13 38 (17.51%) Spring
14 37 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 35 (16.13%) jQuery
16 33 (15.21%) Web Development
17 32 (14.75%) Hibernate
17 32 (14.75%) XML
18 31 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
19 30 (13.82%) Web Services
20 29 (13.36%) SOAP
20 29 (13.36%) JSON
20 29 (13.36%) .NET Core
21 28 (12.90%) React
21 28 (12.90%) HTML5
21 28 (12.90%) Visual Studio

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 17 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (5.53%) CMS
2 12 (5.53%) JBoss
2 12 (5.53%) Umbraco
2 12 (5.53%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.84%) IIS
3 4 (1.84%) nginx
4 3 (1.38%) Confluence
4 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.92%) WordPress
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.46%) Drupal
6 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.84%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (1.84%) Trello
4 3 (1.38%) Azure Functions
4 3 (1.38%) SaaS
4 3 (1.38%) Serverless
5 1 (0.46%) Boomi
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.46%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) Internet
1 4 (1.84%) SSH
2 3 (1.38%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) Skype
3 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.37%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.15%) MySQL
5 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.84%) Power BI
8 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.46%) DB2
10 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.07%) JIRA
3 9 (4.15%) Maven
4 7 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.38%) NUnit
6 2 (0.92%) MSTest
6 2 (0.92%) Redmine
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.46%) JUnit
7 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.46%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.46%) Selenium
7 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (6.91%) Back Office
1 15 (6.91%) Finance
2 7 (3.23%) Banking
2 7 (3.23%) Retail
3 5 (2.30%) Games
4 2 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Electronics
5 1 (0.46%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Local Government
5 1 (0.46%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (59.91%) .NET
2 70 (32.26%) HTML
3 62 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 62 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 49 (22.58%) CSS
5 38 (17.51%) Spring
6 37 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 35 (16.13%) jQuery
8 32 (14.75%) Hibernate
8 32 (14.75%) XML
9 30 (13.82%) Web Services
10 29 (13.36%) .NET Core
10 29 (13.36%) JSON
10 29 (13.36%) SOAP
11 28 (12.90%) HTML5
11 28 (12.90%) React
12 27 (12.44%) RESTful
13 19 (8.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (8.29%) LINQ
15 17 (7.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (8.76%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.83%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.61%) Fintech
5 6 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.38%) User Experience
7 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.92%) NHS
7 2 (0.92%) Social Network
8 1 (0.46%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.46%) Smart City
8 1 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.07%) Windows
2 8 (3.69%) Linux
3 3 (1.38%) Android
4 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (59.91%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.80%) TDD
3 53 (24.42%) MVC
4 47 (21.66%) Microservices
5 33 (15.21%) Web Development
6 28 (12.90%) Scrum
7 27 (12.44%) Software Engineering
8 25 (11.52%) Dependency Injection
8 25 (11.52%) E-Commerce
9 24 (11.06%) DevOps
10 23 (10.60%) Mentoring
11 21 (9.68%) BDD
11 21 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (9.68%) SOA
12 17 (7.83%) CQRS
13 15 (6.91%) API Development
13 15 (6.91%) Web Application Development
14 12 (5.53%) OO
15 10 (4.61%) Kanban
15 10 (4.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (63.59%) C#
2 78 (35.94%) SQL
3 66 (30.41%) Java
4 60 (27.65%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.98%) PHP
6 20 (9.22%) Java 8
7 15 (6.91%) Python
8 8 (3.69%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.30%) C++
9 5 (2.30%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.92%) ABAP
11 2 (0.92%) ES6
12 1 (0.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (11.98%) Degree
2 11 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (7.83%) Kibana
2 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.29%) Google
3 17 (7.83%) Oracle
4 11 (5.07%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.84%) Tableau
6 3 (1.38%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.38%) SAP
7 2 (0.92%) Facebook
7 2 (0.92%) Twitter
8 1 (0.46%) Dell
8 1 (0.46%) IFS
8 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.46%) Progress
8 1 (0.46%) webMethods
8 1 (0.46%) Zend