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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 42 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.99% 5.49% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 6.06% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +66.66%
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
347 396 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.29% 90.62% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 289 332 301
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 22 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (82.35%) HTML
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 10 (58.82%) jQuery
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (52.94%) User Experience
4 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
8 2 (11.76%) J2EE
8 2 (11.76%) Java
9 1 (5.88%) C++
9 1 (5.88%) HND
9 1 (5.88%) UML
9 1 (5.88%) SOA
9 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) Finance
9 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (5.88%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) Programme Management

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 10 (58.82%) jQuery
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (29.41%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
7 2 (11.76%) J2EE
8 1 (5.88%) Java EE
8 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (5.88%) REST
8 1 (5.88%) CSS3
8 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) HND
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Lumesse
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago