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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 33 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 25 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.94% 4.89% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.81% 5.76% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -39.28%
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
367 417 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 87.17% 84.93% 76.15%
Number of salaries quoted 324 344 232
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (73.33%) .NET
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 24 (53.33%) Scrum
4 23 (51.11%) SQL
5 21 (46.67%) C#
6 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
8 15 (33.33%) Windows
8 15 (33.33%) MVC
9 13 (28.89%) Web Services
9 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
10 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (24.44%) CSS3
11 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
11 11 (24.44%) jQuery
11 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
11 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
11 11 (24.44%) CSS
12 10 (22.22%) JIRA
12 10 (22.22%) Confluence
12 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
13 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (20.00%) Banking
13 9 (20.00%) IIS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 9 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) iPaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 10 (22.22%) JIRA
2 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (20.00%) Banking
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 8 (17.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (15.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) .NET
2 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 13 (28.89%) Web Services
3 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
4 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (24.44%) jQuery
5 11 (24.44%) CSS3
5 11 (24.44%) CSS
5 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
6 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 7 (15.56%) Java EE
8 6 (13.33%) J2EE
9 5 (11.11%) XML
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (4.44%) Middleware
11 2 (4.44%) REST
11 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
11 2 (4.44%) HTML
11 2 (4.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) Scrum
3 15 (33.33%) MVC
4 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.78%) OO
6 6 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (13.33%) TDD
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Kanban
6 6 (13.33%) DevOps
7 5 (11.11%) BDD
7 5 (11.11%) SOA
8 4 (8.89%) ETL
8 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
9 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) UML
9 3 (6.67%) Coaching
10 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (17.78%) C++
7 7 (15.56%) Java
8 2 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Sybase
3 2 (4.44%) Lumesse