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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 53 46 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.73% 1.64% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.73% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
396 347 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.59% 95.07% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 293 304 352
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (65.22%) Java
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) OO
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) JBoss
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) SLA
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) Web Development
9 6 (26.09%) UNIX
9 6 (26.09%) JSP
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 5 (21.74%) DB2
10 5 (21.74%) PHP
10 5 (21.74%) Struts
10 5 (21.74%) AIX
10 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 5 (21.74%) ColdFusion
10 5 (21.74%) ETL
10 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
10 5 (21.74%) Java EE
10 5 (21.74%) Sunopsis
10 5 (21.74%) Ajax
10 5 (21.74%) JSF
10 5 (21.74%) jQuery

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (21.74%) ColdFusion
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.35%) UMTS
2 1 (4.35%) GPRS
2 1 (4.35%) GSM
2 1 (4.35%) 3G
2 1 (4.35%) 2G
2 1 (4.35%) 4G
2 1 (4.35%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) TestNG
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Log4Net
3 1 (4.35%) MSTest
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.35%) RSpec
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) JSP
5 5 (21.74%) Struts
5 5 (21.74%) Java EE
5 5 (21.74%) Ajax
5 5 (21.74%) JSF
5 5 (21.74%) jQuery
5 5 (21.74%) ICEfaces
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) CSS
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.70%) LAMP
9 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
9 1 (4.35%) XHTML
9 1 (4.35%) EJB
9 1 (4.35%) Servlets
9 1 (4.35%) XSL
9 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) iPad
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) CMDB
1 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
3 5 (21.74%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) OO
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Web Development
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) OOD
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) JBoss
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 5 (21.74%) Sunopsis
4 1 (4.35%) Lumesse