Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 23 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 14 7
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 99 68 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 22.92% 13.74% 17.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.24% 13.88% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 103 74 87
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.97% +32.22%
10th Percentile £37,150 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,925 £77,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.05%

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 426 490 614
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.61% 98.99% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 360 286 463
Luton median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.66% +17.78%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,000 £32,600
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £82,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 76 (76.77%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (74.75%) .NET
3 73 (73.74%) C#
4 65 (65.66%) SQL Server
5 47 (47.47%) Visual Studio
5 47 (47.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 46 (46.46%) TDD
6 46 (46.46%) Google
7 44 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 44 (44.44%) DevOps
8 42 (42.42%) Kibana
8 42 (42.42%) Microservices
8 42 (42.42%) CQRS
8 42 (42.42%) Elasticsearch
8 42 (42.42%) .NET Core
8 42 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
8 42 (42.42%) Dependency Injection
8 42 (42.42%) LINQ
9 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET
9 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
10 19 (19.19%) Java
10 19 (19.19%) Web Development
11 18 (18.18%) SQL
12 16 (16.16%) HTML
12 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
12 16 (16.16%) WCF
12 16 (16.16%) Collaborative Working
13 14 (14.14%) Software Engineering
13 14 (14.14%) WPF
13 14 (14.14%) WinForms

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 42 (42.42%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.05%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 44 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.03%) Google Play
4 1 (1.01%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.01%) DHCP
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
2 1 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (65.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.04%) MySQL
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) DB2
5 1 (1.01%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (47.47%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.05%) JIRA
2 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.05%) Xcode
3 4 (4.04%) Redmine
3 4 (4.04%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.01%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Selenium
5 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (1.01%) Electronics
2 1 (1.01%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (74.75%) .NET
2 47 (47.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 42 (42.42%) .NET Core
3 42 (42.42%) LINQ
4 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET
5 16 (16.16%) HTML
5 16 (16.16%) WCF
6 14 (14.14%) WinForms
6 14 (14.14%) WPF
7 13 (13.13%) CSS
7 13 (13.13%) jQuery
8 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.07%) HTML5
8 7 (7.07%) JSON
8 7 (7.07%) Redux
8 7 (7.07%) Sass
9 6 (6.06%) Ajax
9 6 (6.06%) React
10 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.05%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.04%) User Experience
3 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.01%) NHS
4 1 (1.01%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Android
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (76.77%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.46%) TDD
3 44 (44.44%) DevOps
4 42 (42.42%) CQRS
4 42 (42.42%) Dependency Injection
4 42 (42.42%) Microservices
5 19 (19.19%) Web Development
6 16 (16.16%) Collaborative Working
7 14 (14.14%) Software Engineering
8 12 (12.12%) MVC
9 9 (9.09%) Web Application Development
10 8 (8.08%) Coaching
10 8 (8.08%) Front End Development
10 8 (8.08%) Mobile Development
10 8 (8.08%) OO
11 7 (7.07%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.06%) Data Migration
12 6 (6.06%) Migration
13 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.05%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 73 (73.74%) C#
2 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.19%) Java
4 18 (18.18%) SQL
5 5 (5.05%) Apple Swift
5 5 (5.05%) Kotlin
5 5 (5.05%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.04%) ES6
6 4 (4.04%) PHP
7 3 (3.03%) C++
8 2 (2.02%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.01%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Squid
Systems Management
1 42 (42.42%) Kibana
2 1 (1.01%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 46 (46.46%) Google
2 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) Trustwave
5 1 (1.01%) Zend