The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 48 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.68% 0.58% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 0.77% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 11
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 261 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 84.12% 75.65% 72.42%
Number of salaries quoted 330 232 230
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

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 22 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Luton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 20 (44.44%) Java
3 19 (42.22%) Linux
4 18 (40.00%) OO
5 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
6 14 (31.11%) Web Services
7 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
8 12 (26.67%) Degree
8 12 (26.67%) jQuery
8 12 (26.67%) JBoss
9 10 (22.22%) XML
9 10 (22.22%) JSP
9 10 (22.22%) .NET
10 9 (20.00%) HTML
10 9 (20.00%) C#
10 9 (20.00%) SQL
10 9 (20.00%) Web Development
10 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (17.78%) JSF
11 8 (17.78%) Migration
11 8 (17.78%) Sunopsis
11 8 (17.78%) Ajax
11 8 (17.78%) Java EE
11 8 (17.78%) DB2
11 8 (17.78%) Struts
11 8 (17.78%) UNIX
11 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
11 8 (17.78%) AIX
11 8 (17.78%) ETL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (15.56%) ColdFusion
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) WAN
1 4 (8.89%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) LTE
2 3 (6.67%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.78%) DB2
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (11.11%) Subversion
2 4 (8.89%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
2 4 (8.89%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) VectorCAST
3 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Software Engineer
2 21 (46.67%) Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Configuration Specialist
6 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management Specialist
6 5 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) QA Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) QA Leader
8 3 (6.67%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Web Services
2 12 (26.67%) jQuery
3 10 (22.22%) XML
3 10 (22.22%) JSP
3 10 (22.22%) .NET
4 9 (20.00%) HTML
5 8 (17.78%) JSF
5 8 (17.78%) Ajax
5 8 (17.78%) Java EE
5 8 (17.78%) Struts
5 8 (17.78%) ICEfaces
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (8.89%) WPF
8 3 (6.67%) WCF
9 2 (4.44%) Spring
9 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.44%) J2EE
9 2 (4.44%) XSL
9 2 (4.44%) EJB
9 2 (4.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX
2 8 (17.78%) AIX
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (8.89%) Android
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) OO
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Web Development
4 8 (17.78%) Migration
4 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
4 8 (17.78%) ETL
5 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.56%) MVC
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 5 (11.11%) Change Control
7 5 (11.11%) SOA
7 5 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) CMMI
8 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.89%) OOP
9 3 (6.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 20 (44.44%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) C#
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) PHP
5 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.89%) C++
7 3 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Ada
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (8.89%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) JBoss
2 8 (17.78%) Sunopsis
2 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) HP
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