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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 52 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.49% 3.90% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 4.84% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 12
Average salary £49,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £67,500 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
342 289 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 83.82% 80.50% 74.07%
Number of salaries quoted 236 257 262
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) .NET
4 10 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 8 (26.67%) JBoss
6 8 (26.67%) jQuery
7 7 (23.33%) HTML
7 7 (23.33%) MVC
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) JSP
8 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) Web Development
9 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Subversion
9 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) PHP
9 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) ColdFusion

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) ColdFusion
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.33%) DB2
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) QA Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) jQuery
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) JSP
4 6 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (13.33%) Struts
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) JSF
6 4 (13.33%) Ajax
6 4 (13.33%) WPF
6 4 (13.33%) Java EE
6 4 (13.33%) ICEfaces
7 3 (10.00%) WCF
7 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (10.00%) Spring
8 2 (6.67%) XSL
8 2 (6.67%) XHTML
8 2 (6.67%) Servlets
8 2 (6.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.33%) Android
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Web Development
4 5 (16.67%) Change Control
5 4 (13.33%) ETL
5 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Release Management
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.33%) System Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Kanban
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) PHP
6 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) C
8 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.33%) Groovy
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) JBoss
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.33%) Sunopsis
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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