The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 48 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 42 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.72% 4.95% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 5.30% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 42
Median salary £36,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.33% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £39,800 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 580 792 991
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.92% 93.29% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 425 644 735
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Dunstable +5 10 £21,500 -51.13%
Bedford -15 5 £43,500 -3.33%
Luton +3 4 - - 1
Leighton Buzzard +5 3 £44,000 -2.22%
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 46 (66.67%) .NET
2 45 (65.22%) C#
3 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET
5 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
6 28 (40.58%) HTML
7 27 (39.13%) Degree
8 23 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
10 20 (28.99%) .NET Framework
10 20 (28.99%) MVC
11 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
12 18 (26.09%) HTML5
13 17 (24.64%) C++
13 17 (24.64%) Scrum
14 16 (23.19%) Web Development
14 16 (23.19%) Waterfall
15 15 (21.74%) Entity Framework
15 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
15 15 (21.74%) Java
15 15 (21.74%) SQL
16 14 (20.29%) SDLC
16 14 (20.29%) jQuery
17 13 (18.84%) CSS
18 12 (17.39%) Line Management
19 11 (15.94%) Mathematics
19 11 (15.94%) Kanban
19 11 (15.94%) BDD
19 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
19 11 (15.94%) Project Management

Software Engineering
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 3 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
1 10 (14.49%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.04%) JIRA
3 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.25%) Subversion
5 4 (5.80%) Grunt
5 4 (5.80%) gulp
6 3 (4.35%) NUnit
6 3 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.90%) Appium
7 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.90%) JUnit
7 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.90%) Mockito
7 2 (2.90%) Moq
7 2 (2.90%) Selenium
7 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Games
3 6 (8.70%) Banking
4 5 (7.25%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 2 (2.90%) Electronics
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Military
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (56.52%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) .NET Developer
3 16 (23.19%) Software Engineer
4 15 (21.74%) C# Developer
5 13 (18.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (15.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (15.94%) Graduate
6 11 (15.94%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Scrum Master
9 5 (7.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Head of Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (66.67%) .NET
2 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 28 (40.58%) HTML
4 20 (28.99%) .NET Framework
5 18 (26.09%) HTML5
6 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 15 (21.74%) Entity Framework
7 14 (20.29%) jQuery
8 13 (18.84%) CSS
9 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (14.49%) CSS3
11 8 (11.59%) Ajax
12 7 (10.14%) Web Services
13 3 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 3 (4.35%) MFC
13 3 (4.35%) OpenGL
13 3 (4.35%) STL
13 3 (4.35%) WCF
14 2 (2.90%) Gherkin
14 2 (2.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.45%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) MVC
3 17 (24.64%) Scrum
4 16 (23.19%) Waterfall
4 16 (23.19%) Web Development
5 14 (20.29%) SDLC
6 12 (17.39%) Line Management
7 11 (15.94%) BDD
7 11 (15.94%) Kanban
7 11 (15.94%) Mathematics
7 11 (15.94%) Project Management
7 11 (15.94%) TDD
8 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.04%) Coaching
9 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.59%) Multithreading
10 8 (11.59%) User Stories
11 7 (10.14%) Computer Vision
11 7 (10.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) C#
2 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.64%) C++
4 15 (21.74%) Java
4 15 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.80%) Python
7 3 (4.35%) C
7 3 (4.35%) VB
8 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (39.13%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) PhD
3 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (7.25%) hybris
5 3 (4.35%) Perforce
6 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: 6 days ago