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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 48 59 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 19.43% 19.73% 19.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.43% 20.85% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 103
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
235 283 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.14% 94.65% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 182 262 483
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Luton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 80 (61.07%) .NET
2 69 (52.67%) SQL Server
2 69 (52.67%) ASP.NET
3 66 (50.38%) C#
4 65 (49.62%) JavaScript
5 53 (40.46%) HTML
6 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (38.93%) Microsoft
8 48 (36.64%) SQL
9 46 (35.11%) MVC
10 40 (30.53%) Web Services
11 38 (29.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (26.72%) TDD
13 34 (25.95%) E-Commerce
14 32 (24.43%) jQuery
15 31 (23.66%) Scrum
16 28 (21.37%) Finance
16 28 (21.37%) OO
17 26 (19.85%) XML
18 25 (19.08%) BDD
18 25 (19.08%) TeamCity
18 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
18 25 (19.08%) WCF
18 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
18 25 (19.08%) Team Foundation Server
19 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET Web API
19 24 (18.32%) Java
20 23 (17.56%) MS Office
20 23 (17.56%) OOP
21 22 (16.79%) PowerShell

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (15.27%) NServiceBus
2 12 (9.16%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.40%) JBoss
4 10 (7.63%) CMS
5 8 (6.11%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (5.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (4.58%) Mule
7 6 (4.58%) IIS
7 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.29%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.53%) Node.js
11 1 (0.76%) Moodle
Applications
1 23 (17.56%) MS Office
2 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (16.03%) Cognos TM1
2 14 (10.69%) Cognos Planning
3 5 (3.82%) Agresso
4 1 (0.76%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (15.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (52.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.34%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.53%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.53%) MySQL
8 2 (1.53%) OLAP
9 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (19.08%) TeamCity
1 25 (19.08%) Git (software)
1 25 (19.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (16.03%) NUnit
3 20 (15.27%) Log4Net
3 20 (15.27%) SpecFlow
3 20 (15.27%) Jasmine
3 20 (15.27%) FinalBuilder
3 20 (15.27%) NSubstitute
3 20 (15.27%) JIRA
3 20 (15.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (12.21%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.29%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.76%) Subversion
7 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 28 (21.37%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (61.07%) .NET
2 69 (52.67%) ASP.NET
3 53 (40.46%) HTML
4 40 (30.53%) Web Services
5 38 (29.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (24.43%) jQuery
7 26 (19.85%) XML
8 25 (19.08%) WCF
9 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (16.03%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (15.27%) COM
11 20 (15.27%) Castle Windsor
11 20 (15.27%) HTML5
12 12 (9.16%) J2EE
13 9 (6.87%) .NET Framework
14 8 (6.11%) CSS
14 8 (6.11%) Spring
15 6 (4.58%) Spring MVC
16 5 (3.82%) MDX
17 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
1 7 (5.34%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.05%) User Experience
2 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Linux
3 4 (3.05%) UNIX
4 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.11%) MVC
3 35 (26.72%) TDD
4 34 (25.95%) E-Commerce
5 31 (23.66%) Scrum
6 28 (21.37%) OO
7 25 (19.08%) BDD
8 23 (17.56%) OOP
9 10 (7.63%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.34%) ETL
12 6 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.58%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (3.82%) Data Modelling
13 5 (3.82%) ERP
13 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis
13 5 (3.82%) Web Development
14 4 (3.05%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.05%) CRM
15 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 66 (50.38%) C#
2 65 (49.62%) JavaScript
3 48 (36.64%) SQL
4 24 (18.32%) Java
5 22 (16.79%) PowerShell
6 20 (15.27%) Ruby
7 17 (12.98%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.11%) C++
9 6 (4.58%) VB
10 4 (3.05%) VB6
11 3 (2.29%) C
11 3 (2.29%) PHP
12 2 (1.53%) VBA
13 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (15.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 51 (38.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.03%) Cognos
2 21 (16.03%) IBM
3 9 (6.87%) Oracle
4 7 (5.34%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.82%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.29%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.53%) SAP
7 2 (1.53%) Progress
8 1 (0.76%) Siebel
8 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.76%) Open Text
8 1 (0.76%) Infor
8 1 (0.76%) hybris
8 1 (0.76%) Endeca
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