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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 50 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.44% 2.25% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.95% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 16
Average salary £43,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
338 271 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 81.25% 76.34% 70.16%
Number of salaries quoted 251 238 255
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (47.22%) Linux
4 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
6 10 (27.78%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) JBoss
7 9 (25.00%) XML
7 9 (25.00%) .NET
7 9 (25.00%) HTML
7 9 (25.00%) C#
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) OO
8 8 (22.22%) JSP
8 8 (22.22%) Degree
9 7 (19.44%) Web Development
9 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (19.44%) PHP
9 7 (19.44%) Oracle
9 7 (19.44%) ColdFusion
9 7 (19.44%) MVC
10 6 (16.67%) Migration
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) ETL
10 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 6 (16.67%) DB2
10 6 (16.67%) Struts
10 6 (16.67%) Web Services
10 6 (16.67%) UNIX
10 6 (16.67%) AIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (19.44%) ColdFusion
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) 3GPP
1 2 (5.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.67%) DB2
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Subversion
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Software Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Software Support Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Specialist
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management Specialist
7 4 (11.11%) QA Leader
7 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) jQuery
2 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) XML
3 8 (22.22%) JSP
4 6 (16.67%) Struts
4 6 (16.67%) Web Services
4 6 (16.67%) JSF
4 6 (16.67%) Ajax
4 6 (16.67%) Java EE
4 6 (16.67%) ICEfaces
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.11%) WPF
7 3 (8.33%) WCF
7 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.33%) Spring
8 2 (5.56%) XSL
8 2 (5.56%) XHTML
8 2 (5.56%) EJB
8 2 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) UNIX
2 6 (16.67%) AIX
3 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.11%) Windows
4 4 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) OO
2 7 (19.44%) MVC
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Web Development
3 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) Scrum
3 6 (16.67%) ETL
4 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Change Control
5 4 (11.11%) OOP
5 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (5.56%) OOD
7 2 (5.56%) Release Management
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) PHP
5 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) JBoss
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.67%) Sunopsis
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft