The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 62 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.16% 1.76% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.83% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 19
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
625 328 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 96.45% 96.47% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 585 308 400
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
Northamptonshire

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Northampton

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 41 (95.35%) C#
3 27 (62.79%) ASP.NET
4 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
5 24 (55.81%) HTML
6 23 (53.49%) Computer Science
6 23 (53.49%) HTML5
7 22 (51.16%) jQuery
7 22 (51.16%) Web Development
8 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (41.86%) Windows
10 17 (39.53%) Degree
10 17 (39.53%) WPF
11 16 (37.21%) Visual Studio
12 15 (34.88%) CSS
12 15 (34.88%) XML
12 15 (34.88%) PhD
12 15 (34.88%) Mathematics
12 15 (34.88%) Physics
12 15 (34.88%) Games
12 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (32.56%) CSS3
13 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (32.56%) Open Source
13 14 (32.56%) OOD
14 13 (30.23%) CMS
14 13 (30.23%) Web Design
14 13 (30.23%) Ajax
14 13 (30.23%) Marketing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.23%) CMS
1 13 (30.23%) DNN
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Visual Studio
2 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (18.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 15 (34.88%) Games
2 13 (30.23%) Marketing
3 6 (13.95%) Aerospace
3 6 (13.95%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) ASP.NET
3 24 (55.81%) HTML
4 23 (53.49%) HTML5
5 22 (51.16%) jQuery
6 17 (39.53%) WPF
7 15 (34.88%) CSS
7 15 (34.88%) XML
7 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (32.56%) CSS3
8 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 13 (30.23%) Ajax
10 9 (20.93%) Silverlight
10 9 (20.93%) WCF
11 8 (18.60%) WinForms
12 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
13 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
13 1 (2.33%) Ext JS
13 1 (2.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) Computer Science
2 15 (34.88%) Mathematics
2 15 (34.88%) Physics
3 14 (32.56%) Open Source
4 6 (13.95%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Web Development
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) OOD
4 13 (30.23%) Web Design
4 13 (30.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (16.28%) UML
6 2 (4.65%) MVC
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) TDD
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.33%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) PHP5
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Degree
2 15 (34.88%) PhD
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCAD
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Blues Point Ltd
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Posted: 8 days ago