Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 73 55
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.01% 0.28% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.29% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 20
Luton median annual salary £32,500 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -10.00% -25.37%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £23,750 £57,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.86% -18.60%

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 385 683 594
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 95.93% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 281 582 504
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 £85,450 £75,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% +5.88%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Luton

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Luton

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Luton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (50.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) MFC
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Ada
4 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Presales

Software Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Ada
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree