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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 39 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.98% 1.61% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 1.75% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 1
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.74%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
377 401 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.78% 92.18% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 273 358 339
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £67,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (74.19%) .NET
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
4 18 (58.06%) HTML
5 17 (54.84%) C#
6 15 (48.39%) SQL
7 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
7 14 (45.16%) MVC
7 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (41.94%) jQuery
8 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (35.48%) User Experience
9 11 (35.48%) CSS
9 11 (35.48%) VB.NET
10 7 (22.58%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) Web Services
10 7 (22.58%) XML
11 6 (19.35%) J2EE
12 5 (16.13%) Validation
12 5 (16.13%) Struts
12 5 (16.13%) Oracle
12 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
12 5 (16.13%) Marketing
12 5 (16.13%) Spring
12 5 (16.13%) QMS
12 5 (16.13%) Struts2
13 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
13 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
13 3 (9.68%) ITIL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) .NET
2 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
3 18 (58.06%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) jQuery
4 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 11 (35.48%) CSS
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) J2EE
8 5 (16.13%) Struts
8 5 (16.13%) Spring
8 5 (16.13%) Struts2
9 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.45%) Classic ASP
11 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) MVC
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) QMS
2 5 (16.13%) Validation
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) Scrum
4 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) C#
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) VB.NET
5 7 (22.58%) Java
6 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: 6 days ago