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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 42 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.71% 3.90% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 4.06% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 5
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £20,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £41,500 £46,000
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
315 394 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.88% 96.10% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 270 308 300
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 13 (56.52%) C#
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 9 (39.13%) MVC
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (30.43%) User Experience
5 7 (30.43%) SDLC
6 6 (26.09%) J2EE
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Validation
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Struts
7 5 (21.74%) C++
7 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
7 5 (21.74%) QMS
7 5 (21.74%) Struts2
7 5 (21.74%) Spring
7 5 (21.74%) Marketing
8 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
8 3 (13.04%) Qt

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) jQuery
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (26.09%) J2EE
5 5 (21.74%) Struts
5 5 (21.74%) Struts2
5 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 3 (13.04%) Qt
7 2 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) XSL
7 2 (8.70%) Classic ASP
8 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) SDLC
3 5 (21.74%) QMS
3 5 (21.74%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
5 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 5 (21.74%) C++
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.70%) VB
8 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle