The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 73 70
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 13 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.15% 1.65% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.74% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 30
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

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 592 860 1082
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 98.01% 94.40% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 455 775 928
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +13 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Dunstable - 3 £40,000 - 3
Luton - 2 £28,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (78.26%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) Degree
3 15 (65.22%) .NET
4 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 11 (47.83%) MVC
6 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (39.13%) HTML5
7 9 (39.13%) HTML
7 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
8 8 (34.78%) Web Development
9 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (30.43%) CSS
9 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 6 (26.09%) PhD
10 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
10 6 (26.09%) Physics
10 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
10 6 (26.09%) CSS3
10 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (21.74%) Time Management
11 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) C++
12 4 (17.39%) Linux
12 4 (17.39%) Python
12 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 4 (17.39%) Firmware
12 4 (17.39%) Electronics
12 4 (17.39%) jQuery

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) CSS3
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) Yocto
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.70%) Node.js
7 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
7 2 (8.70%) WCF
7 2 (8.70%) WPF
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Web Development
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
5 6 (26.09%) Physics
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Time Management
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 3 (13.04%) Logistics
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Product Marketing
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.04%) User Stories
9 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
9 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
10 1 (4.35%) BDD
10 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
10 1 (4.35%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 4 (17.39%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) PhD
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) WorldPay
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
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Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
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Dunstable, Bedfordshire
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