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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 48 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 7 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.77% 5.72% 7.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 6.65% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 27
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

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
374 346 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.44% 86.07% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 256 239 330
Average salary £59,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (78.26%) C#
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) Software Architecture
4 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
5 11 (47.83%) SOA
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
6 8 (34.78%) MVC
7 7 (30.43%) Web Development
8 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 6 (26.09%) HTML
8 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (21.74%) CSS3
9 5 (21.74%) HTML5
9 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
9 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
9 5 (21.74%) CSS
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) HND
9 5 (21.74%) TDD
9 5 (21.74%) jQuery
9 5 (21.74%) Degree
10 4 (17.39%) Banking
10 4 (17.39%) OO
10 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
11 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) NCrunch
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) UI Developer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) CSS3
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) Sass
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) WSDL
7 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Software Architecture
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
3 11 (47.83%) SOA
3 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 7 (30.43%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) OO
8 3 (13.04%) SOLID
9 2 (8.70%) API Development
9 2 (8.70%) BDD
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.70%) DevOps
9 2 (8.70%) OO PHP
9 2 (8.70%) OOP
9 2 (8.70%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) SDLC
10 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Ada
6 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
1 5 (21.74%) HND
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
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