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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 31 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.93% 7.19% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 8.14% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 12
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +72.91%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
342 381 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.44% 88.40% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 228 340 301
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) .NET
3 18 (50.00%) Scrum
4 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
5 15 (41.67%) SQL
6 14 (38.89%) MVC
7 12 (33.33%) C#
7 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 11 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (30.56%) JIRA
8 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
8 11 (30.56%) Java
9 10 (27.78%) J2EE
9 10 (27.78%) Confluence
9 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
10 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (25.00%) Web Services
10 9 (25.00%) Windows
11 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
12 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
12 7 (19.44%) CSS
13 6 (16.67%) XML
13 6 (16.67%) JBoss
13 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
13 6 (16.67%) Finance
13 6 (16.67%) Spring
13 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (27.78%) Confluence
2 6 (16.67%) JBoss
2 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.67%) Mule
2 6 (16.67%) Mule ESB
3 4 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Boomi
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
2 11 (30.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) J2EE
4 9 (25.00%) Web Services
5 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 7 (19.44%) CSS
7 6 (16.67%) XML
7 6 (16.67%) Spring
7 6 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 6 (16.67%) jQuery
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
8 5 (13.89%) CSS3
9 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (8.33%) HTML
10 3 (8.33%) Java EE
11 2 (5.56%) WCF
12 1 (2.78%) RESTful
12 1 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) LIMS
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Scrum
3 14 (38.89%) MVC
4 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) SOA
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
6 4 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Kanban
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
8 2 (5.56%) DevOps
8 2 (5.56%) Line Management
9 1 (2.78%) Coaching
9 1 (2.78%) People Management
9 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
5 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.89%) C++
7 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) HND
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) Lumesse
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