Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 55 70
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.62% 0.90% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 0.93% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 1
Luton median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +66.67% -29.41%
10th Percentile £28,750 £47,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £32,500
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 379 432 557
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.93% 97.52% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 331 299 425
Luton median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% -7.62% +23.53%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,950 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,750 £68,750 £77,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +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 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Luton

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) WinForms
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) WCF
2 12 (85.71%) WPF
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 8 (57.14%) Collaborative Working
4 8 (57.14%) Coaching
5 7 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (50.00%) Web Development
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) MySQL
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) WCF
2 12 (85.71%) WinForms
2 12 (85.71%) WPF
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Coaching
2 8 (57.14%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft