Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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

Software Developer
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 60 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.41% 1.04% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 1.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 0
Luton median annual salary £47,500 £38,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.18% - -
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -

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 435 480 597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.86% 99.38% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 369 282 465
Luton median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -9.26% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,000 £33,100
90th Percentile £83,000 £70,000 £86,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% -7.00% +11.11%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Luton

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Luton

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Luton over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Luton

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) WCF
2 14 (93.33%) WPF
2 14 (93.33%) WinForms
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) Web Application Development
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Coaching
5 8 (53.33%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (40.00%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) C++
9 1 (6.67%) UML
9 1 (6.67%) OO
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.67%) Mentoring

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) WCF
2 14 (93.33%) WinForms
2 14 (93.33%) WPF
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Web Application Development
3 8 (53.33%) Coaching
3 8 (53.33%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (40.00%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C++
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft