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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 30 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 17 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.03% 1.47% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 1.75% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 7
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £39,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
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
299 343 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 88.46% 83.86% 79.60%
Number of salaries quoted 256 262 243
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £39,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (70.73%) .NET
3 26 (63.41%) C#
4 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
5 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET
5 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
5 23 (56.10%) MVC
6 21 (51.22%) SQL
7 19 (46.34%) Windows
8 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (41.46%) CSS3
9 17 (41.46%) jQuery
9 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
9 17 (41.46%) CSS
10 16 (39.02%) Web Services
10 16 (39.02%) IIS
11 15 (36.59%) T-SQL
11 15 (36.59%) Scrum
11 15 (36.59%) Banking
11 15 (36.59%) .NET Framework
11 15 (36.59%) Entity Framework
11 15 (36.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (19.51%) C++
12 8 (19.51%) Java
12 8 (19.51%) J2EE
13 7 (17.07%) Java EE
14 6 (14.63%) TDD
14 6 (14.63%) Extreme Programming
14 6 (14.63%) OO

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (39.02%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) Mule
2 2 (4.88%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Boomi
1 2 (4.88%) iPaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (36.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (36.59%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Web Developer
3 12 (29.27%) C# Developer
4 11 (26.83%) Software Engineer
5 9 (21.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (19.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
7 5 (12.20%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
9 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Graduate
9 3 (7.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
10 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
10 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET
3 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (41.46%) jQuery
4 17 (41.46%) CSS
4 17 (41.46%) CSS3
4 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
5 16 (39.02%) Web Services
6 15 (36.59%) .NET Framework
6 15 (36.59%) Entity Framework
7 8 (19.51%) J2EE
8 7 (17.07%) Java EE
9 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (9.76%) Middleware
11 3 (7.32%) MFC
11 3 (7.32%) HTML
12 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
12 2 (4.88%) REST
12 2 (4.88%) HTML5
12 2 (4.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.32%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.32%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) MVC
3 15 (36.59%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) Extreme Programming
4 6 (14.63%) OO
4 6 (14.63%) TDD
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.63%) Kanban
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) BDD
6 3 (7.32%) Coaching
6 3 (7.32%) Image Processing
6 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) UML
7 2 (4.88%) RUP
7 2 (4.88%) DSDM
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) C#
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 21 (51.22%) SQL
4 15 (36.59%) T-SQL
5 8 (19.51%) C++
5 8 (19.51%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) C
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Lumesse
2 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Perforce