Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 63 45
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 15 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.86% 1.74% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 1.89% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40 11 101
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +43.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.31% +16.11% -

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 985 792 1,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 95.08% 91.67% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 793 714 1,115
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +6.12% -2.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 -5 11 £42,500 -2.86% 3
Luton -13 9 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Dunstable +4 5 £52,500 +13.51% 6
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 27 (67.50%) .NET
2 26 (65.00%) C#
3 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (37.50%) MVC
6 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
6 13 (32.50%) Microservices
7 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (22.50%) C++
10 9 (22.50%) HTML
11 8 (20.00%) TDD
11 8 (20.00%) Web Development
12 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (17.50%) Android
12 7 (17.50%) Java
12 7 (17.50%) Android Development
12 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
12 7 (17.50%) .NET Core
13 6 (15.00%) Windows
13 6 (15.00%) Software Architecture
13 6 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (12.50%) Degree
14 5 (12.50%) BDD
14 5 (12.50%) Scrum
14 5 (12.50%) Games
14 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
14 5 (12.50%) Collaborative Working

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) Moq
4 1 (2.50%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.50%) Games
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Senior Developer
4 13 (32.50%) .NET Developer
5 9 (22.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Android Developer
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
9 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
9 4 (10.00%) Senior Android Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) .NET
2 20 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (22.50%) HTML
5 7 (17.50%) .NET Core
5 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.00%) CSS
7 2 (5.00%) CSS3
7 2 (5.00%) HTML5
7 2 (5.00%) MvvmCross
7 2 (5.00%) React
7 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 2 (5.00%) Sass
7 2 (5.00%) Vue.js
7 2 (5.00%) WPF
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.50%) SOAP
8 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Internet of Things
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Android
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) MVC
3 13 (32.50%) Microservices
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) Web Development
5 7 (17.50%) Android Development
5 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) Software Architecture
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (12.50%) DevOps
7 5 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (10.00%) Load Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) SOA
8 4 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) C#
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) C++
4 7 (17.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) Kotlin
6 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) C
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.00%) Xamarin