Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 31 41
Rank change year-on-year -39 +10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 26 115 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.39% 7.11% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 7.68% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 32 199 179
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% -1.33%
10th Percentile £26,325 £27,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,625 £58,250 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 963 1497 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.67% 92.58% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 805 1307 1560
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,900 £31,250 £30,675
90th Percentile £70,450 £78,750 £73,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Bedford -12 17 £40,000 +11.11%
Luton -10 4 £32,500 -40.91% 2
Dunstable - 3 £27,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) MVC
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
4 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
6 7 (26.92%) CSS
6 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) C++
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (19.23%) Load Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (19.23%) Microservices
8 5 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (15.38%) User Experience
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services

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 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) NUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (7.69%) Rational Rose
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) Calabash
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Graduate
5 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.69%) J2EE
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) JSP
7 2 (7.69%) RESTful
7 2 (7.69%) Spring
7 2 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) MFC
8 1 (3.85%) REST
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) User Experience
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) Load Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Microservices
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Android Development
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Data Security
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) C++
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Ada
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Capita
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Perforce
4 2 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Nokia
5 1 (3.85%) Xamarin