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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 43 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 33 48 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.66% 5.24% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 5.69% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31 48 56
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,375 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 541 844 982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.80% 92.14% 88.95%
Number of salaries quoted 414 756 821
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Bedford +4 27 £37,500 -6.25%
Dunstable - 2 £35,750 - 2
Luton +5 1 - - 2
Shefford - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (70.18%) .NET
3 34 (59.65%) C#
3 34 (59.65%) HTML
4 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
6 27 (47.37%) Degree
7 24 (42.11%) Computer Science
8 22 (38.60%) .NET Framework
8 22 (38.60%) Entity Framework
9 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 18 (31.58%) MVC
10 18 (31.58%) Mentoring
10 18 (31.58%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (28.07%) CSS
11 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
12 15 (26.32%) C++
12 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
13 14 (24.56%) Oracle
14 13 (22.81%) SQL
14 13 (22.81%) SDLC
15 12 (21.05%) Web Services
15 12 (21.05%) Python
15 12 (21.05%) Scrum
15 12 (21.05%) Project Management
15 12 (21.05%) Waterfall
15 12 (21.05%) BDD
16 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (19.30%) TDD

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 7 (12.28%) CMS
1 7 (12.28%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (12.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
2 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (12.28%) NUnit
4 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.02%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) Subversion
7 1 (1.75%) Appium
7 1 (1.75%) Selenium
7 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.02%) Electronics
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Back Office
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (68.42%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Software Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Graduate
6 8 (14.04%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
7 7 (12.28%) .NET Software Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Senior Systems Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Systems Developer
8 4 (7.02%) C++ Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) .NET
2 34 (59.65%) HTML
3 22 (38.60%) .NET Framework
3 22 (38.60%) Entity Framework
4 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 16 (28.07%) CSS
6 12 (21.05%) Web Services
7 11 (19.30%) HTML5
8 10 (17.54%) jQuery
9 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
10 8 (14.04%) Ajax
11 7 (12.28%) WCF
12 5 (8.77%) J2EE
13 4 (7.02%) Yocto
14 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
14 3 (5.26%) JSP
14 3 (5.26%) RESTful
14 3 (5.26%) Spring
14 3 (5.26%) XML
15 2 (3.51%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.54%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Mentoring
2 18 (31.58%) MVC
3 13 (22.81%) SDLC
4 12 (21.05%) BDD
4 12 (21.05%) Project Management
4 12 (21.05%) Scrum
4 12 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.30%) TDD
6 10 (17.54%) OO
7 9 (15.79%) Front End Development
7 9 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (15.79%) OOD
7 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 9 (15.79%) SOLID
8 8 (14.04%) Line Management
9 7 (12.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (12.28%) IT Strategy
9 7 (12.28%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) C#
2 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.32%) C++
4 13 (22.81%) SQL
5 12 (21.05%) Python
6 11 (19.30%) Java
7 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) Degree
2 18 (31.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (7.02%) PhD
5 3 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Firmware
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) Oracle
3 11 (19.30%) Perforce
4 4 (7.02%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (5.26%) Sun
6 2 (3.51%) hybris
7 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable
Affecto
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago