Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 80 67 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 18.82% 16.71% 14.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.87% 17.09% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 99 63 100
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -31.71% +13.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £34,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £58,750 £76,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Luton
Permanent vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 424 392 610
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.76% 97.76% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 355 259 512
Luton median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,850 £26,700 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £86,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Luton

Developer
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Luton.

Salary trend for Developer in Luton

Developer
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Luton over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Luton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Luton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 55 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (52.50%) C#
2 42 (52.50%) .NET
3 39 (48.75%) TDD
4 32 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 30 (37.50%) Java
6 27 (33.75%) HTML
7 26 (32.50%) Visual Studio
8 25 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
11 22 (27.50%) Dependency Injection
11 22 (27.50%) Google
12 21 (26.25%) Spring
12 21 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (26.25%) LINQ
12 21 (26.25%) Hibernate
12 21 (26.25%) Microservices
12 21 (26.25%) DevOps
12 21 (26.25%) Kibana
12 21 (26.25%) .NET Core
12 21 (26.25%) CQRS
12 21 (26.25%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (23.75%) CSS
14 18 (22.50%) SQL
15 16 (20.00%) Computer Science
15 16 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 15 (18.75%) HTML5
17 14 (17.50%) Degree
17 14 (17.50%) Web Services

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (26.25%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.00%) JBoss
2 8 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) DHCP
1 1 (1.25%) DNS
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
1 1 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) JIRA
2 5 (6.25%) Maven
2 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.00%) Redmine
4 3 (3.75%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.25%) JUnit
6 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.25%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (52.50%) .NET
2 27 (33.75%) HTML
3 25 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (26.25%) .NET Core
4 21 (26.25%) Hibernate
4 21 (26.25%) LINQ
4 21 (26.25%) Spring
5 19 (23.75%) CSS
6 16 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 15 (18.75%) HTML5
8 14 (17.50%) Web Services
9 13 (16.25%) JSON
10 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (15.00%) jQuery
11 10 (12.50%) Redux
11 10 (12.50%) SOAP
11 10 (12.50%) XML
12 9 (11.25%) CSS3
12 9 (11.25%) Java EE
12 9 (11.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.00%) Fintech
3 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.75%) TDD
3 22 (27.50%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (26.25%) CQRS
4 21 (26.25%) DevOps
4 21 (26.25%) Microservices
5 12 (15.00%) Web Development
6 10 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 9 (11.25%) MVC
8 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.75%) Data Migration
9 7 (8.75%) Migration
9 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
10 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
12 3 (3.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) C#
2 30 (37.50%) Java
3 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
4 18 (22.50%) SQL
5 8 (10.00%) Java 8
6 5 (6.25%) PHP
7 4 (5.00%) ES6
8 1 (1.25%) Python
8 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) Kibana
2 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Google
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle
4 5 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.25%) Zend