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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 49 40 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 9 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.07% 2.89% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 3.02% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 2
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -2.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £30,000 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +7.97%
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
416 331 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.63% 95.66% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 330 288 354
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Luton region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Luton

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (62.50%) WCF
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) VB.NET
6 8 (50.00%) Groovy
6 8 (50.00%) Windows
6 8 (50.00%) ETL
6 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
6 8 (50.00%) Internet
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (50.00%) Data Transformation
6 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) MVC
9 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Computer Science

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (62.50%) WCF
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) NHibernate
7 2 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ETL
1 8 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) B2B
3 2 (12.50%) B2C
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) VB.NET
4 8 (50.00%) Groovy
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree