Period
to 18 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 66 112 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 18.44% 16.16% 20.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.91% 16.89% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 66 129 222
Luton median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,875 £71,250 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 349 663 542
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.49% 95.67% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 266 564 454
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £85,000 £73,750
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 42 (63.64%) C#
2 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
3 32 (48.48%) .NET
4 31 (46.97%) HTML
4 31 (46.97%) CSS
5 26 (39.39%) Java
6 25 (37.88%) REST
7 24 (36.36%) SQL
7 24 (36.36%) MySQL
8 23 (34.85%) AngularJS
9 22 (33.33%) HTML5
9 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 21 (31.82%) MVC
11 18 (27.27%) Degree
12 17 (25.76%) CSS3
13 15 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (22.73%) Finance
13 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
14 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
14 14 (21.21%) SDLC
15 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (19.70%) jQuery
15 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
15 13 (19.70%) Web Development
16 12 (18.18%) XML
16 12 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
17 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
18 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
18 10 (15.15%) JBoss

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 10 (15.15%) JBoss
2 5 (7.58%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.06%) nginx
4 2 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) GIMP
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) MySQL
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.64%) MarkLogic
4 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.06%) MariaDB
6 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.03%) OLAP
7 2 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) JUnit
2 6 (9.09%) Mockito
2 6 (9.09%) Subversion
3 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.55%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.55%) Selenium
4 3 (4.55%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Publishing
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Advertising
5 3 (4.55%) Games
5 3 (4.55%) German Language
6 1 (1.52%) Front Office
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) .NET
2 31 (46.97%) CSS
2 31 (46.97%) HTML
3 25 (37.88%) REST
4 23 (34.85%) AngularJS
5 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 22 (33.33%) HTML5
6 17 (25.76%) CSS3
7 15 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (19.70%) jQuery
9 12 (18.18%) XML
10 10 (15.15%) Web Services
11 9 (13.64%) JSON
11 9 (13.64%) SOAP
11 9 (13.64%) WinForms
12 8 (12.12%) WCF
12 8 (12.12%) XSLT
13 6 (9.09%) Java EE
13 6 (9.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Semantic Web
2 3 (4.55%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Signage
4 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) MVC
2 14 (21.21%) SDLC
2 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
3 13 (19.70%) Web Development
4 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
6 8 (12.12%) OO
7 6 (9.09%) BDD
7 6 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
7 6 (9.09%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Memory Management
8 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.55%) Content Development
10 3 (4.55%) DNA
10 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.55%) Ontologies
10 3 (4.55%) OOP
10 3 (4.55%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) C#
2 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
3 26 (39.39%) Java
4 24 (36.36%) SQL
5 8 (12.12%) TypeScript
6 7 (10.61%) C++
6 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.58%) PHP
8 4 (6.06%) Python
9 3 (4.55%) PHP 5
10 2 (3.03%) Go
10 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.52%) C
11 1 (1.52%) Ruby
11 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
2 12 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Plumtree
2 1 (1.52%) SAP
2 1 (1.52%) Xamarin