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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 22 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 7.14% 4.76% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 5.67% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 14
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
185 247 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 82.59% 84.01% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 155 170 247
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 25 (75.76%) C#
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (72.73%) SQL
4 21 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 20 (60.61%) Windows
5 20 (60.61%) Web Services
6 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
7 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
8 16 (48.48%) CSS
8 16 (48.48%) MVC
9 15 (45.45%) jQuery
10 14 (42.42%) .NET Framework
10 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (42.42%) AngularJS
10 14 (42.42%) CSS3
10 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (42.42%) Banking
10 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
11 13 (39.39%) IIS
11 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
11 13 (39.39%) Entity Framework
11 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (27.27%) SOA
12 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
12 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
12 9 (27.27%) Software Architecture
13 8 (24.24%) TDD
14 7 (21.21%) HTML
14 7 (21.21%) DevOps

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 13 (39.39%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) GitHub
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 5 (15.15%) Artifactory
2 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) NUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.03%) VectorCAST
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (42.42%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) C# Developer
3 14 (42.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (39.39%) .NET Developer
4 13 (39.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (30.30%) Web Developer
6 9 (27.27%) .NET Web Developer
6 9 (27.27%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (15.15%) Analyst
8 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (15.15%) Software Analyst
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (9.09%) HTML Developer
9 3 (9.09%) UI Developer
10 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
11 1 (3.03%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 20 (60.61%) Web Services
4 16 (48.48%) CSS
5 15 (45.45%) jQuery
6 14 (42.42%) .NET Framework
6 14 (42.42%) AngularJS
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (42.42%) CSS3
7 13 (39.39%) Entity Framework
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
9 6 (18.18%) SOAP
9 6 (18.18%) WSDL
10 5 (15.15%) J2EE
10 5 (15.15%) JSON
10 5 (15.15%) RESTful
11 4 (12.12%) HTML5
12 2 (6.06%) WCF
12 2 (6.06%) XML
13 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) MVC
3 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 9 (27.27%) SOA
3 9 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 8 (24.24%) TDD
5 7 (21.21%) DevOps
6 6 (18.18%) BDD
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.18%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) OOP
8 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.09%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
9 1 (3.03%) OO PHP
9 1 (3.03%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.03%) UML
9 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
5 6 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Ada
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) HND
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
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