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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 7 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 78 53 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 19.02% 14.52% 24.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.70% 15.27% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 62 47 92
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £30,870 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
396 347 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.59% 95.07% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 293 304 352
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
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 18 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Luton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 122 (72.62%) .NET
2 115 (68.45%) C#
3 111 (66.07%) SQL Server
4 107 (63.69%) ASP.NET
5 102 (60.71%) JavaScript
6 77 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 76 (45.24%) HTML
8 73 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (41.67%) SQL
10 63 (37.50%) Web Services
11 59 (35.12%) Visual Studio
12 58 (34.52%) WCF
13 53 (31.55%) TDD
14 51 (30.36%) XML
15 49 (29.17%) Scrum
16 48 (28.57%) MVC
17 45 (26.79%) VB.NET
18 43 (25.60%) Team Foundation Server
19 42 (25.00%) Windows
20 40 (23.81%) jQuery
21 39 (23.21%) TeamCity
22 36 (21.43%) Java
23 33 (19.64%) OO
23 33 (19.64%) E-Commerce
24 31 (18.45%) VB
24 31 (18.45%) SQL Server 2008
25 29 (17.26%) SQL Server 2005
26 27 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
26 27 (16.07%) MS Office
26 27 (16.07%) CMS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 27 (16.07%) CMS
2 23 (13.69%) SharePoint
3 19 (11.31%) SharePoint Server
3 19 (11.31%) IIS
3 19 (11.31%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (8.33%) NServiceBus
5 5 (2.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.98%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.79%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.19%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.19%) Papyrus
Applications
1 27 (16.07%) MS Office
2 23 (13.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (3.57%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (1.19%) Agresso
3 2 (1.19%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.95%) Internet
2 2 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (66.07%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (17.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (10.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (10.12%) Relational Database
6 15 (8.93%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (5.95%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (3.57%) DB2
9 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.19%) MySQL
11 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (35.12%) Visual Studio
2 43 (25.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (23.21%) TeamCity
4 26 (15.48%) Git (software)
5 20 (11.90%) JIRA
6 14 (8.33%) Log4Net
6 14 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 14 (8.33%) FinalBuilder
6 14 (8.33%) Subversion
6 14 (8.33%) NUnit
6 14 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 14 (8.33%) Jasmine
6 14 (8.33%) NSubstitute
7 11 (6.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 24 (14.29%) Finance
2 15 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.55%) Retail
4 8 (4.76%) Banking
5 7 (4.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.19%) Legal
6 2 (1.19%) Front Office
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (72.62%) .NET
2 107 (63.69%) ASP.NET
3 76 (45.24%) HTML
4 63 (37.50%) Web Services
5 58 (34.52%) WCF
6 51 (30.36%) XML
7 40 (23.81%) jQuery
8 25 (14.88%) CSS
9 22 (13.10%) XSLT
10 21 (12.50%) COM
11 20 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (11.31%) .NET Framework
13 17 (10.12%) HTML5
13 17 (10.12%) JSP
14 14 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
14 14 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (7.74%) WSDL
16 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (5.36%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.79%) EMV
3 3 (1.79%) EFT
3 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.19%) AS400
5 1 (0.60%) iPhone
5 1 (0.60%) iPad
5 1 (0.60%) EPoS
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (5.36%) Linux
3 7 (4.17%) UNIX
4 5 (2.98%) AIX
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.55%) TDD
3 49 (29.17%) Scrum
4 48 (28.57%) MVC
5 33 (19.64%) OO
5 33 (19.64%) E-Commerce
6 24 (14.29%) OOP
7 17 (10.12%) Software Engineering
8 16 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 15 (8.93%) ETL
10 14 (8.33%) BDD
11 13 (7.74%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (5.95%) Data Transformation
14 9 (5.36%) Web Development
14 9 (5.36%) Project Management
15 8 (4.76%) Time Management
15 8 (4.76%) Software Architecture
16 7 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 115 (68.45%) C#
2 102 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 70 (41.67%) SQL
4 45 (26.79%) VB.NET
5 36 (21.43%) Java
6 31 (18.45%) VB
7 19 (11.31%) VB6
8 18 (10.71%) PowerShell
9 14 (8.33%) C
9 14 (8.33%) PHP
9 14 (8.33%) Ruby
10 13 (7.74%) C++
11 9 (5.36%) Groovy
12 8 (4.76%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.79%) VBA
14 2 (1.19%) XAML
14 2 (1.19%) PowerHouse
15 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.60%) VBScript
15 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) SLA
2 3 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (8.33%) logstash
2 1 (0.60%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 77 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.14%) JBoss
3 10 (5.95%) Business Objects
3 10 (5.95%) IBM
4 9 (5.36%) Oracle
5 8 (4.76%) Cognos
6 6 (3.57%) Perforce
7 5 (2.98%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.98%) Sunopsis
7 5 (2.98%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.79%) hybris
8 3 (1.79%) Adobe
8 3 (1.79%) Progress
9 2 (1.19%) HP
10 1 (0.60%) XMPie
10 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.60%) Siebel
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