The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 55 88 77
Rank change year-on-year +33 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.55% 0.12% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.13% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 16
Median salary £40,500 £30,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £30,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 620 759 1080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.12% 93.82% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 474 624 819
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Bedfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Bedfordshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Bedfordshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 8 £37,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 15 (65.22%) .NET
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
4 13 (56.52%) CSS
5 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) MVC
7 9 (39.13%) HTML5
8 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
9 7 (30.43%) CSS3
9 7 (30.43%) Degree
10 6 (26.09%) Web Development
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 4 (17.39%) Advertising
11 4 (17.39%) Scrum
11 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 3 (13.04%) jQuery
12 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
12 3 (13.04%) C
12 3 (13.04%) Project Management
12 3 (13.04%) SDLC
12 3 (13.04%) User Stories
12 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
13 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
13 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (17.39%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
1 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) HTML5
4 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
5 7 (30.43%) CSS3
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.70%) Node.js
8 2 (8.70%) Web Services
9 1 (4.35%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) SOLID
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.35%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin