The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank - - 49
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - - 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Programmer
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
373 398 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.72% 97.55% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 267 296 350
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Programmer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Luton

Programmer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Docker

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy