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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 46 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.60% 3.05% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 3.28% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
394 457 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.14% 93.08% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 351 380 300
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) HTML
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 10 (55.56%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) MVC
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (50.00%) User Experience
4 9 (50.00%) SDLC
5 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) J2EE
8 2 (11.11%) MySQL
8 2 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (11.11%) C
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Java EE
8 2 (11.11%) Android
8 2 (11.11%) HTML5
8 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) iPaaS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 10 (55.56%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) Java EE
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) SDLC
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) HND
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Lumesse