The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 159 101 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 24.39% 23.76% 31.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.72% 24.40% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 149 90 150
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Developer
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
595 414 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 91.26% 97.41% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 575 358 453
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Developer
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Northampton region.

Developer Salary Trend in Northampton

Developer
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 182 (57.05%) JavaScript
2 181 (56.74%) C#
3 171 (53.61%) .NET
4 168 (52.66%) HTML
5 158 (49.53%) CSS
6 143 (44.83%) ASP.NET
7 141 (44.20%) SQL Server
8 134 (42.01%) jQuery
9 114 (35.74%) MVC
10 106 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
11 100 (31.35%) SQL
12 73 (22.88%) VB.NET
13 71 (22.26%) XML
14 69 (21.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 63 (19.75%) Degree
16 62 (19.44%) Java
17 61 (19.12%) Finance
18 60 (18.81%) Visual Studio
19 59 (18.50%) Ajax
20 57 (17.87%) Web Development
21 55 (17.24%) WCF
22 52 (16.30%) Linux
23 50 (15.67%) PHP
23 50 (15.67%) Web Services
23 50 (15.67%) Windows
23 50 (15.67%) Team Foundation Server
24 47 (14.73%) Computer Science
24 47 (14.73%) HTML5
25 46 (14.42%) Microsoft
25 46 (14.42%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (10.34%) CMS
2 32 (10.03%) SharePoint
3 31 (9.72%) Apache
4 28 (8.78%) Node.js
5 16 (5.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (4.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (4.39%) WordPress
8 10 (3.13%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (2.82%) Drupal
10 8 (2.51%) SAS
11 6 (1.88%) IIS
12 5 (1.57%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.82%) InfoPath
3 8 (2.51%) MS Office
4 6 (1.88%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.88%) GitHub
2 3 (0.94%) Trello
2 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) Office 365
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.27%) Intranet
2 12 (3.76%) Extranet
3 2 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (44.20%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.97%) MySQL
3 34 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (8.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (7.52%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.02%) Big Data
6 16 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.70%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.82%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.25%) DTS
12 3 (0.94%) Pentaho
12 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 60 (18.81%) Visual Studio
2 50 (15.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (9.40%) Git (software)
4 21 (6.58%) JUnit
5 13 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (2.51%) Subversion
7 6 (1.88%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.57%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.25%) NUnit
10 3 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.94%) MSTest
10 3 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.94%) JIRA
11 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.31%) LSMW
11 1 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 61 (19.12%) Finance
2 14 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 9 (2.82%) Banking
5 8 (2.51%) Games
5 8 (2.51%) Marketing
6 6 (1.88%) Retail
7 3 (0.94%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (53.61%) .NET
2 168 (52.66%) HTML
3 158 (49.53%) CSS
4 143 (44.83%) ASP.NET
5 134 (42.01%) jQuery
6 71 (22.26%) XML
7 69 (21.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (18.50%) Ajax
9 55 (17.24%) WCF
10 50 (15.67%) Web Services
11 47 (14.73%) HTML5
12 42 (13.17%) .NET Framework
13 37 (11.60%) JSON
14 33 (10.34%) Struts
14 33 (10.34%) RESTful
15 32 (10.03%) CSS3
15 32 (10.03%) J2EE
16 27 (8.46%) JSP
17 26 (8.15%) WinForms
18 25 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.73%) Computer Science
2 26 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (6.27%) User Experience
4 16 (5.02%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.08%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.51%) NHS
6 8 (2.51%) Physics
6 8 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.25%) Open Source
8 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.63%) iPhone
9 2 (0.63%) iSeries
10 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.31%) AS400
10 1 (0.31%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.30%) Linux
2 50 (15.67%) Windows
3 17 (5.33%) UNIX
4 12 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.51%) Android
7 3 (0.94%) Debian
7 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (35.74%) MVC
2 106 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (17.87%) Web Development
4 46 (14.42%) TDD
5 43 (13.48%) Software Engineering
6 38 (11.91%) OO
7 34 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (10.66%) Unit Testing
8 25 (7.84%) Web Application Development
9 24 (7.52%) BDD
10 22 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 22 (6.90%) Coaching
11 18 (5.64%) E-Commerce
11 18 (5.64%) OOP
12 17 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (5.02%) Validation
13 16 (5.02%) OO PHP
13 16 (5.02%) Data Validation
14 14 (4.39%) ETL
15 10 (3.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 182 (57.05%) JavaScript
2 181 (56.74%) C#
3 100 (31.35%) SQL
4 73 (22.88%) VB.NET
5 62 (19.44%) Java
6 50 (15.67%) PHP
7 39 (12.23%) VB
8 30 (9.40%) T-SQL
9 29 (9.09%) Ruby
10 17 (5.33%) PHP5
11 16 (5.02%) PHP4
12 13 (4.08%) C++
13 3 (0.94%) ABAP
13 3 (0.94%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.63%) XPath
14 2 (0.63%) VBScript
14 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.63%) RPG
15 1 (0.31%) Delphi
15 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (19.75%) Degree
2 31 (9.72%) Sun Certification
3 11 (3.45%) OCPJP
3 11 (3.45%) OCMJD
4 9 (2.82%) PhD
5 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.63%) MCP
7 1 (0.31%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.45%) QA
2 7 (2.19%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.88%) HDFS
2 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.72%) Sun
3 21 (6.58%) Oracle
4 11 (3.45%) Teradata
5 9 (2.82%) Adobe
6 5 (1.57%) Twitter
7 4 (1.25%) SAP
8 3 (0.94%) Google
8 3 (0.94%) Informatica
8 3 (0.94%) Ab Initio
8 3 (0.94%) Talend
9 2 (0.63%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.63%) IBM
9 2 (0.63%) Zend
10 1 (0.31%) Tableau
10 1 (0.31%) Apple
10 1 (0.31%) Cognos
10 1 (0.31%) Siebel
10 1 (0.31%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.31%) HP
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