The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 7 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 100 67 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.13% 16.38% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.67% 17.91% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 83 59 31
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Developer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
375 374 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.22% 91.44% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 293 333 327
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Developer
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Luton region.

Developer Salary Trend in Luton

Developer
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Luton region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Luton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 82 (55.03%) .NET
2 80 (53.69%) JavaScript
3 74 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (48.99%) SQL Server
5 72 (48.32%) C#
6 71 (47.65%) ASP.NET
7 67 (44.97%) MVC
8 65 (43.62%) HTML
9 54 (36.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 49 (32.89%) jQuery
11 41 (27.52%) CSS
12 39 (26.17%) E-Commerce
13 38 (25.50%) SQL
14 35 (23.49%) Microsoft
15 33 (22.15%) Scrum
15 33 (22.15%) Java
16 31 (20.81%) TDD
17 25 (16.78%) Git (software)
18 24 (16.11%) Web Services
19 22 (14.77%) TeamCity
19 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (12.75%) Team Foundation Server
20 19 (12.75%) .NET Framework
20 19 (12.75%) WCF
20 19 (12.75%) BDD
20 19 (12.75%) J2EE
21 18 (12.08%) MS Excel
21 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
21 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2008
22 17 (11.41%) ASP.NET Web API

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.71%) NServiceBus
2 8 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.70%) CMS
4 6 (4.03%) IIS
5 4 (2.68%) Mule
5 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.68%) JBoss
5 4 (2.68%) Mule ESB
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.34%) Node.js
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.67%) Drupal
8 1 (0.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 18 (12.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.70%) MS Office
3 3 (2.01%) MS Project
4 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (3.36%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (2.68%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.67%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.68%) SaaS
3 4 (2.68%) Boomi
4 2 (1.34%) Office 365
5 1 (0.67%) Heroku
5 1 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (48.99%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (9.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.01%) MySQL
9 3 (2.01%) OLAP
9 3 (2.01%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (16.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.77%) TeamCity
3 19 (12.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (8.72%) NUnit
5 10 (6.71%) SpecFlow
5 10 (6.71%) FinalBuilder
5 10 (6.71%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (6.71%) Jasmine
5 10 (6.71%) NSubstitute
5 10 (6.71%) JIRA
5 10 (6.71%) Visual Studio
5 10 (6.71%) Log4Net
6 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.01%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.67%) Subversion
8 1 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 16 (10.74%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Banking
3 8 (5.37%) Marketing
4 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (55.03%) .NET
2 71 (47.65%) ASP.NET
3 65 (43.62%) HTML
4 54 (36.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (32.89%) jQuery
6 41 (27.52%) CSS
7 24 (16.11%) Web Services
8 19 (12.75%) .NET Framework
8 19 (12.75%) WCF
8 19 (12.75%) J2EE
9 17 (11.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (10.74%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (10.07%) COM
11 15 (10.07%) HTML5
12 14 (9.40%) Spring
13 13 (8.72%) XML
13 13 (8.72%) AngularJS
14 12 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (7.38%) Entity Framework
16 10 (6.71%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) User Experience
2 8 (5.37%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.34%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.07%) Windows
2 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.68%) Linux
4 2 (1.34%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (44.97%) MVC
3 39 (26.17%) E-Commerce
4 33 (22.15%) Scrum
5 31 (20.81%) TDD
6 19 (12.75%) BDD
7 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.40%) OO
9 13 (8.72%) ETL
9 13 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (8.05%) Web Development
11 10 (6.71%) Analytics
11 10 (6.71%) Kanban
11 10 (6.71%) Data Modelling
11 10 (6.71%) OOP
12 7 (4.70%) Validation
12 7 (4.70%) QMS
13 6 (4.03%) DevOps
13 6 (4.03%) Software Architecture
14 5 (3.36%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 80 (53.69%) JavaScript
2 72 (48.32%) C#
3 38 (25.50%) SQL
4 33 (22.15%) Java
5 15 (10.07%) VB.NET
6 11 (7.38%) Ruby
6 11 (7.38%) C++
6 11 (7.38%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.71%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.70%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.68%) PHP
10 3 (2.01%) VBA
11 2 (1.34%) VB
11 2 (1.34%) C
12 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.67%) SOQL
12 1 (0.67%) SOSL
12 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Degree
2 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.01%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (23.49%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.40%) Oracle
3 7 (4.70%) Cognos
4 6 (4.03%) IBM
5 4 (2.68%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.68%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.67%) Endeca
7 1 (0.67%) OpenText
7 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.67%) Tableau
7 1 (0.67%) Twitter
7 1 (0.67%) hybris
7 1 (0.67%) Lumesse
7 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.67%) Infor
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