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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 46 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.85% 3.67% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 3.94% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
392 457 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.11% 93.08% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 349 381 294
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £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 3 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (65.38%) C#
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 15 (57.69%) CSS
3 15 (57.69%) HTML
4 14 (53.85%) MVC
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 13 (50.00%) jQuery
5 13 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (50.00%) User Experience
5 13 (50.00%) SDLC
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Java
8 6 (23.08%) J2EE
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) Struts
9 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Validation
9 5 (19.23%) QMS
9 5 (19.23%) Marketing
9 5 (19.23%) Spring
9 5 (19.23%) Struts2
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) C++
11 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
11 2 (7.69%) Linux

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 5 (19.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) CSS
3 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) jQuery
3 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (23.08%) J2EE
5 5 (19.23%) Struts
5 5 (19.23%) Spring
5 5 (19.23%) Struts2
6 2 (7.69%) Qt
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (53.85%) MVC
2 13 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Validation
3 5 (19.23%) QMS
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
6 4 (15.38%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
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