The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 41 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.73% 0.86% 8.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 0.88% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 22
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
448 342 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 92.75% 97.71% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 374 301 289
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Software Developer
Bedfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 22 (88.00%) C#
2 20 (80.00%) .NET
3 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) SQL
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) XML
5 12 (48.00%) HTML
6 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (40.00%) VB
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (32.00%) XSL
8 8 (32.00%) Project Management
9 7 (28.00%) VB.NET
9 7 (28.00%) Java
10 6 (24.00%) JSP
10 6 (24.00%) Perforce
10 6 (24.00%) Classic ASP
10 6 (24.00%) JIRA
11 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (20.00%) Scrum
12 4 (16.00%) MVC
12 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (16.00%) PowerHouse
12 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (16.00%) HP
12 4 (16.00%) JBoss
12 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (16.00%) Papyrus
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) XML
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 8 (32.00%) XSL
5 6 (24.00%) Classic ASP
5 6 (24.00%) JSP
6 4 (16.00%) WCF
7 3 (12.00%) WPF
7 3 (12.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) EJB
8 2 (8.00%) Java EE
8 2 (8.00%) Apache Axis
8 2 (8.00%) Servlets
8 2 (8.00%) Struts
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 2 (8.00%) XSLT
8 2 (8.00%) XHTML
8 2 (8.00%) WSDL
8 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Scrum
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) OOP
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Unified Process
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) RUP
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) VB
4 7 (28.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (28.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) PowerHouse
5 4 (16.00%) C++
6 3 (12.00%) VB6
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Perforce
3 4 (16.00%) JBoss
3 4 (16.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) Trapeze
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