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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 62 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.37% 2.11% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.20% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 3
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,150 £32,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
717 635 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 98.22% 95.78% 94.68%
Number of salaries quoted 648 589 333
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 £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (91.30%) C#
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
3 17 (73.91%) Degree
4 15 (65.22%) Computer Science
5 12 (52.17%) HTML
6 11 (47.83%) WPF
7 10 (43.48%) SQL
8 9 (39.13%) Windows
8 9 (39.13%) MVC
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (30.43%) WCF
10 7 (30.43%) jQuery
10 7 (30.43%) OO
10 7 (30.43%) Web Services
10 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
11 6 (26.09%) OOP
11 6 (26.09%) PhD
11 6 (26.09%) Games
11 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
11 6 (26.09%) Web Development
11 6 (26.09%) Silverlight
11 6 (26.09%) JSON
11 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
11 6 (26.09%) Physics
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (26.09%) HTML5

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Mercurial
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 3 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 6 (26.09%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) WPF
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 7 (30.43%) WCF
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (26.09%) HTML5
6 6 (26.09%) Silverlight
6 6 (26.09%) JSON
7 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 5 (21.74%) XML
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
8 4 (17.39%) WinForms
9 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (4.35%) REST
10 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
2 6 (26.09%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
3 6 (26.09%) OOP
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCAD
3 1 (4.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Typemock