The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 17 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.94% 3.15% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.94% 3.64% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 20
Average salary £61,250 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.12% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £37,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Software Engineering
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 302 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 83.14% 86.53% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 179 274 350
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Luton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Luton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Luton region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) Scrum
4 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
4 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
4 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
5 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (35.71%) JIRA
5 10 (35.71%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) Java
5 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
6 9 (32.14%) MVC
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
6 9 (32.14%) Confluence
6 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) J2EE
8 6 (21.43%) JBoss
8 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
8 6 (21.43%) Spring
8 6 (21.43%) Spring MVC
8 6 (21.43%) Mule
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (32.14%) Confluence
2 6 (21.43%) JBoss
2 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 6 (21.43%) Mule
3 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (35.71%) JIRA
2 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (21.43%) J2EE
4 6 (21.43%) Spring
4 6 (21.43%) Spring MVC
5 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) XML
6 4 (14.29%) Middleware
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.57%) Ninject
8 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
4 9 (32.14%) MVC
5 5 (17.86%) SOA
6 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) Line Management
8 2 (7.14%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) Kanban
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) Web Development
9 1 (3.57%) Coaching
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
4 5 (17.86%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) VCP4
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) HND
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Sybase
3 3 (10.71%) TIBCO
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