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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 32 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.54% 2.07% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 2.18% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 4
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £41,000 £50,350
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
322 321 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.99% 94.97% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 236 296 438
Average salary £40,000 £42,319 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.47% -5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 February 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (68.00%) HTML
5 16 (64.00%) C#
6 15 (60.00%) SQL
7 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (44.00%) XML
8 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (40.00%) MVC
10 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
11 8 (32.00%) Web Services
11 8 (32.00%) jQuery
11 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (24.00%) User Experience
12 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (24.00%) CSS
13 3 (12.00%) MS Office
13 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 3 (12.00%) ITIL
13 3 (12.00%) MCP
13 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
13 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
14 2 (8.00%) Degree
14 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
14 2 (8.00%) Node.js
14 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
15 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (24.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) C#
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) Siebel
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