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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 39 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.68% 1.67% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 1.76% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 9
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £38,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
394 341 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.57% 94.99% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 291 301 352
Average salary £44,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 30 (90.91%) C#
3 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
3 25 (75.76%) SQL
4 24 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 22 (66.67%) HTML
6 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
7 20 (60.61%) XML
8 18 (54.55%) VB
9 17 (51.52%) VB.NET
10 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
10 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (36.36%) MS Office
12 11 (33.33%) VB6
13 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (30.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
14 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (24.24%) XSL
15 8 (24.24%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (24.24%) Business Objects
15 8 (24.24%) C++
15 8 (24.24%) Project Management
16 6 (18.18%) Scrum
16 6 (18.18%) Perforce
16 6 (18.18%) Classic ASP
16 6 (18.18%) JIRA
17 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.06%) ColdFusion
1 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.06%) Papyrus
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
2 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (24.24%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
2 10 (30.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (18.18%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.03%) Legal
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 24 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 22 (66.67%) HTML
4 20 (60.61%) XML
5 8 (24.24%) XSL
6 6 (18.18%) Classic ASP
7 4 (12.12%) JSP
7 4 (12.12%) WCF
7 4 (12.12%) WPF
8 2 (6.06%) XHTML
8 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.06%) WinForms
8 2 (6.06%) Servlets
8 2 (6.06%) EJB
9 1 (3.03%) CSS
9 1 (3.03%) COM
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
9 1 (3.03%) LINQ
9 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) OOP
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (6.06%) Unified Process
7 2 (6.06%) Release Management
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) RUP
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Kanban
8 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) C#
2 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 25 (75.76%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) VB
4 17 (51.52%) VB.NET
5 11 (33.33%) VB6
6 8 (24.24%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) Java
8 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 2 (6.06%) PowerHouse
8 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Business Objects
3 6 (18.18%) Perforce
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
4 2 (6.06%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Siebel
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 4 days ago