The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 55 45 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.03% 0.29% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.31% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £36,750 £27,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.63% -40.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £27,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £27,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
453 325 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.21% 95.87% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 377 287 314
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Bedfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 21 (65.63%) Java
3 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
4 17 (53.13%) OO
5 16 (50.00%) XML
5 16 (50.00%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) Web Services
7 11 (34.38%) HTML
8 10 (31.25%) SQL
9 9 (28.13%) Web Development
9 9 (28.13%) JBoss
9 9 (28.13%) JSP
10 8 (25.00%) Struts
10 8 (25.00%) AIX
10 8 (25.00%) UNIX
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.00%) DB2
10 8 (25.00%) Perl
10 8 (25.00%) ETL
10 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (25.00%) Migration
10 8 (25.00%) Java EE
10 8 (25.00%) Sunopsis
10 8 (25.00%) jQuery
10 8 (25.00%) JSF
10 8 (25.00%) Ajax
10 8 (25.00%) ICEfaces
10 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (21.88%) SLA
11 7 (21.88%) C++

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (18.75%) ColdFusion
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) 3GPP
2 3 (9.38%) UMTS
2 3 (9.38%) 3G
2 3 (9.38%) 2G
2 3 (9.38%) LTE
2 3 (9.38%) 4G
2 3 (9.38%) GPRS
2 3 (9.38%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (25.00%) DB2
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.13%) TestNG
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) RSpec
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.13%) MSTest
2 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.13%) VectorCAST
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Log4Net
2 1 (3.13%) NUnit
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) XML
2 12 (37.50%) Web Services
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
4 9 (28.13%) JSP
5 8 (25.00%) Struts
5 8 (25.00%) JSF
5 8 (25.00%) Ajax
5 8 (25.00%) Java EE
5 8 (25.00%) jQuery
5 8 (25.00%) ICEfaces
6 6 (18.75%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.38%) CSS
9 2 (6.25%) LAMP
10 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.13%) Servlets
10 1 (3.13%) EJB
10 1 (3.13%) WPF
10 1 (3.13%) XSL
10 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.13%) CMDB
1 1 (3.13%) iPhone
1 1 (3.13%) iPad
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) UNIX
2 8 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 17 (53.13%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) Web Development
4 8 (25.00%) ETL
4 8 (25.00%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) OOD
6 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) UML
9 1 (3.13%) OOP
9 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.13%) Project Management
9 1 (3.13%) Validation
9 1 (3.13%) Release Management
9 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) Perl
5 7 (21.88%) C++
6 6 (18.75%) PHP
7 3 (9.38%) C
7 3 (9.38%) C#
8 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.13%) Ada
9 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) JBoss
2 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.00%) Sunopsis
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft