The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 23 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 13 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.25% 2.76% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.74% 2.93% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 9
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £40,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £47,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software 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
193 273 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 92.79% 94.14% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 176 253 446
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Luton

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 22 (78.57%) SQL
3 21 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (71.43%) C#
5 19 (67.86%) HTML
5 19 (67.86%) XML
6 16 (57.14%) Visual Studio
7 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
8 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
9 12 (42.86%) MS Office
10 10 (35.71%) VB
10 10 (35.71%) VB6
11 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (32.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (28.57%) Business Objects
12 8 (28.57%) C++
12 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (25.00%) Web Services
14 4 (14.29%) MVC
14 4 (14.29%) Degree
14 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (7.14%) ITIL
15 2 (7.14%) MCP
15 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
15 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 9 (32.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (67.86%) XML
3 19 (67.86%) HTML
4 7 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.57%) WPF
6 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) RUP
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (3.57%) Unified Process
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
1 22 (78.57%) SQL
2 20 (71.43%) C#
3 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 10 (35.71%) VB
4 10 (35.71%) VB6
5 8 (28.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) Siebel
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: 12 days ago