The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 51 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.56% 4.21% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 4.46% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 8
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Software 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
517 560 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.69% 94.28% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 462 485 296
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 29 (87.88%) C#
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) .NET Framework
3 16 (48.48%) Degree
4 15 (45.45%) SQL
5 14 (42.42%) MVC
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
7 12 (36.36%) HTML
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) WCF
8 11 (33.33%) TDD
8 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
9 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
10 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
10 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
11 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (24.24%) Android
11 8 (24.24%) CSS
11 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
11 8 (24.24%) CruiseControl
12 7 (21.21%) LINQ
12 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
12 7 (21.21%) Android Development
13 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (18.18%) Web Services
13 6 (18.18%) XML
14 5 (15.15%) OOP
14 5 (15.15%) OO
14 5 (15.15%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
1 8 (24.24%) CruiseControl
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.06%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) .NET Framework
3 12 (36.36%) WCF
3 12 (36.36%) HTML
4 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (24.24%) CSS
6 7 (21.21%) LINQ
7 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 6 (18.18%) XML
8 5 (15.15%) JSON
9 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (9.09%) HTML5
10 3 (9.09%) jQuery
11 2 (6.06%) WPF
11 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
12 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (3.03%) EJB
12 1 (3.03%) XHTML
12 1 (3.03%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.06%) Physics
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Android
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) MVC
2 11 (33.33%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.21%) Android Development
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) OOP
6 5 (15.15%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
3 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 2 (6.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Zend
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