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 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
Programmer
Rank - 42 58
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 1.00% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.06% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
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%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) NHibernate
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) B2B
2 4 (80.00%) B2C
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) NHibernate
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) B2B
1 4 (80.00%) B2C
1 4 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL