Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 78 60
Rank change year-on-year +34 -18 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.78% 0.14% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 0.15% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 8
Luton median annual salary £35,000 - £40,000
10th Percentile £26,750 - £34,275
90th Percentile £45,500 - £46,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

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 385 689 593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 95.96% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 280 583 505
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £85,500 £75,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) Web Development
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Advertising
7 1 (9.09%) WinForms

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft