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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 60 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.28% 1.53% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 1.64% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 23
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
667 366 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.15% 93.61% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 628 340 438
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 43 (97.73%) .NET
2 41 (93.18%) C#
3 30 (68.18%) ASP.NET
4 28 (63.64%) HTML
5 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
5 25 (56.82%) jQuery
6 22 (50.00%) XML
7 21 (47.73%) CSS
7 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (47.73%) Web Development
7 21 (47.73%) HTML5
8 17 (38.64%) Ajax
8 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
9 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
10 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (31.82%) Open Source
11 14 (31.82%) CSS3
11 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 14 (31.82%) Degree
11 14 (31.82%) Windows
12 13 (29.55%) PhD
12 13 (29.55%) Games
12 13 (29.55%) Web Design
12 13 (29.55%) CMS
12 13 (29.55%) Mathematics
12 13 (29.55%) Physics
12 13 (29.55%) Marketing
12 13 (29.55%) DNN
12 13 (29.55%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (25.00%) WPF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (29.55%) CMS
1 13 (29.55%) DNN
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 13 (29.55%) Games
1 13 (29.55%) Marketing
2 6 (13.64%) Aerospace
2 6 (13.64%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (97.73%) .NET
2 30 (68.18%) ASP.NET
3 28 (63.64%) HTML
4 25 (56.82%) jQuery
5 22 (50.00%) XML
6 21 (47.73%) CSS
6 21 (47.73%) HTML5
7 17 (38.64%) Ajax
8 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (31.82%) CSS3
9 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 11 (25.00%) WPF
11 9 (20.45%) WCF
11 9 (20.45%) Silverlight
12 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
13 3 (6.82%) WinForms
14 1 (2.27%) Web Services
14 1 (2.27%) XHTML
14 1 (2.27%) XSL
14 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 14 (31.82%) Open Source
3 13 (29.55%) Mathematics
3 13 (29.55%) Physics
4 6 (13.64%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.27%) iPhone
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (47.73%) Web Development
2 13 (29.55%) Web Design
2 13 (29.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (20.45%) OOD
4 8 (18.18%) UML
5 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) MVC
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) TDD
8 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.27%) CRM
8 1 (2.27%) OO
8 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.27%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) C#
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) VB
4 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.82%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 13 (29.55%) PhD
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) SAP
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Siebel
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