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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 27 32 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.33% 4.48% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 4.76% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 9
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
193 273 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 92.79% 94.14% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 176 253 446
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 December 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 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Lumesse
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) SaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) ISEB
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) XSLT
6 1 (8.33%) UNIX
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) JBoss
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) FTP
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) i-GRasp

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Lumesse
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) i-GRasp
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago