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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 127 146 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 17.30% 21.79% 26.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.64% 22.74% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 121 137 94
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,100 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
720 642 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 98.09% 95.82% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 650 594 334
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 120 (53.10%) .NET
2 104 (46.02%) C#
3 103 (45.58%) HTML
4 102 (45.13%) JavaScript
5 101 (44.69%) MVC
6 96 (42.48%) SQL Server
7 93 (41.15%) ASP.NET
8 84 (37.17%) SQL
9 83 (36.73%) CSS
10 74 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (26.99%) VB.NET
12 58 (25.66%) TDD
13 55 (24.34%) Git (software)
14 49 (21.68%) Degree
14 49 (21.68%) Microsoft
15 48 (21.24%) jQuery
16 46 (20.35%) Finance
17 45 (19.91%) ASP.NET Web API
18 44 (19.47%) JSON
19 43 (19.03%) Software Engineering
19 43 (19.03%) Web Services
20 42 (18.58%) Java
21 40 (17.70%) WCF
22 39 (17.26%) OO
23 36 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
24 35 (15.49%) BDD
25 34 (15.04%) XML
25 34 (15.04%) Windows
26 32 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
27 31 (13.72%) Computer Science

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 25 (11.06%) Node.js
2 13 (5.75%) CMS
3 8 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.10%) Apache
5 4 (1.77%) IIS
6 3 (1.33%) WordPress
7 1 (0.44%) SAS
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.44%) DNN
7 1 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Visualfiles
2 6 (2.65%) Magento
3 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) GitHub
3 1 (0.44%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.44%) SSL
2 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (42.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.83%) MySQL
3 28 (12.39%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.87%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.33%) Big Data
12 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.44%) SAP BI
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 55 (24.34%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.08%) Mercurial
4 14 (6.19%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.54%) JUnit
6 6 (2.65%) Grunt
6 6 (2.65%) Bower
7 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.21%) Selenium
8 4 (1.77%) Subversion
9 3 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.44%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.44%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.44%) NUnit
11 1 (0.44%) JIRA
11 1 (0.44%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
General
1 46 (20.35%) Finance
2 9 (3.98%) Law
3 8 (3.54%) Banking
4 7 (3.10%) Legal
5 6 (2.65%) Games
6 3 (1.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (53.10%) .NET
2 103 (45.58%) HTML
3 93 (41.15%) ASP.NET
4 83 (36.73%) CSS
5 48 (21.24%) jQuery
6 45 (19.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 44 (19.47%) JSON
8 43 (19.03%) Web Services
9 40 (17.70%) WCF
10 36 (15.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (15.04%) XML
12 26 (11.50%) HTML5
13 25 (11.06%) RESTful
13 25 (11.06%) AngularJS
14 22 (9.73%) .NET Framework
15 21 (9.29%) Entity Framework
16 18 (7.96%) Ajax
17 17 (7.52%) J2EE
18 16 (7.08%) Spring
18 16 (7.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.72%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.42%) User Experience
3 10 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.65%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.65%) Physics
5 4 (1.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.77%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.33%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.88%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.44%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) W3C
8 1 (0.44%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.44%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) iPhone
8 1 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.04%) Windows
2 23 (10.18%) Linux
3 18 (7.96%) UNIX
4 4 (1.77%) Windows 2000
5 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (44.69%) MVC
2 74 (32.74%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (25.66%) TDD
4 43 (19.03%) Software Engineering
5 39 (17.26%) OO
6 35 (15.49%) BDD
7 32 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (11.06%) Web Application Development
9 23 (10.18%) OOP
10 20 (8.85%) Web Development
11 16 (7.08%) SDLC
12 15 (6.64%) Scrum
13 13 (5.75%) E-Commerce
14 10 (4.42%) Web Design
14 10 (4.42%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.42%) Open Source
15 9 (3.98%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (3.98%) Unit Testing
15 9 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (3.54%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 104 (46.02%) C#
2 102 (45.13%) JavaScript
3 84 (37.17%) SQL
4 61 (26.99%) VB.NET
5 42 (18.58%) Java
6 29 (12.83%) PHP
7 27 (11.95%) VB
8 26 (11.50%) Ruby
9 13 (5.75%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.10%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.33%) VBScript
12 1 (0.44%) Perl
12 1 (0.44%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) Python
12 1 (0.44%) VB6
12 1 (0.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 49 (21.68%) Degree
2 8 (3.54%) PhD
3 1 (0.44%) HNC
3 1 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 49 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.19%) Oracle
3 11 (4.87%) Sybase
4 4 (1.77%) Zend
5 3 (1.33%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.33%) Teradata
5 3 (1.33%) Informatica
6 2 (0.88%) Remedy
6 2 (0.88%) SAP
6 2 (0.88%) Citrix
6 2 (0.88%) BMC
7 1 (0.44%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.44%) Telerik
7 1 (0.44%) Google
7 1 (0.44%) hybris
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