Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 101 104
Rank change year-on-year +39 +3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.55% 1.13% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 1.18% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 50
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £28,850 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,600 £52,875 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £44,296 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.12% -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 1061 1520 1936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 95.78% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1331 1723
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 £28,000 £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%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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 +24 11 £35,000 -
Dunstable -17 8 £40,000 - 1
Bedford +18 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 21 (75.00%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) .NET
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) HTML
4 12 (42.86%) Degree
5 11 (39.29%) CSS
6 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (35.71%) Web Development
7 9 (32.14%) Java
8 7 (25.00%) MVC
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (21.43%) jQuery
9 6 (21.43%) HTML5
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) Retail
10 5 (17.86%) Logistics
10 5 (17.86%) Marketing
10 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
10 5 (17.86%) MySQL
10 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
10 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
10 5 (17.86%) EPoS
10 5 (17.86%) CSS3
10 5 (17.86%) Product Marketing
10 5 (17.86%) Time Management
10 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (17.86%) WorldPay

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (21.43%) HTML5
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
6 5 (17.86%) CSS3
6 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (10.71%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) REST
7 3 (10.71%) SOAP
7 3 (10.71%) WCF
7 3 (10.71%) WPF
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
8 2 (7.14%) WinForms
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
9 1 (3.57%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
1 5 (17.86%) EPoS
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Web Development
2 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Logistics
3 5 (17.86%) Product Marketing
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.86%) Time Management
4 3 (10.71%) Prototyping
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.14%) Physics
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 2 (7.14%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) WorldPay
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft