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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 23 39 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.67% 2.01% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 2.12% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £44,750 £50,000
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
235 283 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.14% 94.65% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 182 262 483
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 20 (71.43%) HTML
5 19 (67.86%) C#
6 18 (64.29%) SQL
7 16 (57.14%) XML
8 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
9 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
9 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
11 8 (28.57%) MS Office
11 8 (28.57%) Web Services
11 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 8 (28.57%) MVC
12 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (21.43%) jQuery
13 4 (14.29%) CSS
13 4 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
13 4 (14.29%) VB
13 4 (14.29%) C++
13 4 (14.29%) Degree
13 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (14.29%) VB6
13 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (14.29%) User Experience

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 20 (71.43%) HTML
4 16 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (28.57%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 4 (14.29%) CSS
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 19 (67.86%) C#
3 18 (64.29%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) VB
5 4 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) MCP
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) Siebel
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