Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 73 38
Rank change year-on-year +34 -35 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 49 18 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.59% 1.75% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 1.93% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 164
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £30,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -22.08% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,625 £59,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 997 935 1,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 93.35% 90.86% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 773 792 1,264
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £79,700
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 6 months to 12 December 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
Bedford -6 14 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Luton -2 8 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Dunstable 0 3 £56,500 +105.45%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 34 (69.39%) C#
1 34 (69.39%) .NET
2 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 24 (48.98%) MVC
4 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
4 24 (48.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (44.90%) Microservices
6 19 (38.78%) User Experience
7 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (36.73%) SQL
8 17 (34.69%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
9 16 (32.65%) Ant
9 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
9 16 (32.65%) Management Information System
9 16 (32.65%) Load Testing
10 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
11 11 (22.45%) HTML
12 8 (16.33%) C++
12 8 (16.33%) Windows
12 8 (16.33%) TDD
12 8 (16.33%) Web Development
13 7 (14.29%) Degree
13 7 (14.29%) Java
13 7 (14.29%) Scrum
13 7 (14.29%) React
14 6 (12.24%) Performance Engineering
14 6 (12.24%) JavaScript

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 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.12%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) DB2
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) HBase
4 1 (2.04%) Impala
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Parquet
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Ant
1 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.16%) JIRA
3 3 (6.12%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) Redmine
5 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Software Engineer
3 13 (26.53%) C# Developer
4 10 (20.41%) .NET Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Performance Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.20%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Embedded Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (69.39%) .NET
2 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
5 11 (22.45%) HTML
6 7 (14.29%) React
7 6 (12.24%) CSS
7 6 (12.24%) JSON
7 6 (12.24%) Web Services
8 5 (10.20%) .NET Core
9 4 (8.16%) CSS3
9 4 (8.16%) HTML5
9 4 (8.16%) REST
9 4 (8.16%) SOAP
9 4 (8.16%) Spring
9 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (8.16%) XML
10 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.12%) JAX-WS
10 3 (6.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) User Experience
2 16 (32.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.04%) Smart City
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) MVC
2 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Microservices
3 17 (34.69%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (32.65%) Load Testing
4 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.33%) TDD
5 8 (16.33%) Web Development
6 7 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
9 3 (6.12%) DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
9 3 (6.12%) SDLC
10 2 (4.08%) Android Development
10 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) C#
2 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 8 (16.33%) C++
4 7 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.16%) Java 8
8 3 (6.12%) C
8 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.04%) ES6
10 1 (2.04%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Perforce
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com