The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 28 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.42% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 0.67% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
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
205 298 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 90.71% 97.70% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 167 217 285
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Luton region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Luton

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Luton region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SOA
2 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) JSON
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) WSDL
4 5 (33.33%) OOP
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) SOAP
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) HND
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) GitHub
4 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
4 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (33.33%) TeamCity

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.67%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) J2EE
2 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) RESTful
2 5 (33.33%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (60.00%) SOA
2 9 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) OOP
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Ada
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) HND
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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