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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 24 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.26% 5.69% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 6.91% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 22
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
205 246 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 83.00% 82.27% 79.89%
Number of salaries quoted 146 230 401
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) J2EE
5 6 (31.58%) JBoss
5 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
5 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
5 6 (31.58%) Mule
6 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 4 (21.05%) C++
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (21.05%) Middleware
7 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (21.05%) Confluence

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (31.58%) JBoss
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
1 6 (31.58%) Mule
2 4 (21.05%) Confluence
3 3 (15.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
3 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.26%) NUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) J2EE
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) Middleware
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) NLog
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
7 1 (5.26%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) People Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) C
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase
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