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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 51 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.96% 1.89% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 1.93% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 18
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +1.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
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
617 414 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 91.27% 97.87% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 593 360 466
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £51,500 £55,000
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 18 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 32 (88.89%) C#
3 18 (50.00%) HTML
4 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
5 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 14 (38.89%) Degree
7 13 (36.11%) WCF
7 13 (36.11%) jQuery
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
8 12 (33.33%) Windows
9 10 (27.78%) CSS
9 10 (27.78%) XML
9 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 10 (27.78%) SQL
10 9 (25.00%) Silverlight
10 9 (25.00%) Web Development
10 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 9 (25.00%) Physics
10 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (25.00%) Games
10 9 (25.00%) PhD
10 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
10 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 8 (22.22%) WPF
11 8 (22.22%) HTML5
12 7 (19.44%) VB
12 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (16.67%) MS Office
13 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.33%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 9 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 18 (50.00%) HTML
3 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
4 13 (36.11%) WCF
4 13 (36.11%) jQuery
5 10 (27.78%) XML
5 10 (27.78%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 8 (22.22%) HTML5
7 8 (22.22%) WPF
8 4 (11.11%) Ajax
9 3 (8.33%) Web Services
10 2 (5.56%) LINQ
11 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.78%) EJB
11 1 (2.78%) JSP
11 1 (2.78%) Servlets
11 1 (2.78%) Struts
11 1 (2.78%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 9 (25.00%) Physics
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Web Development
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) MVC
3 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) TDD
4 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) Android Development
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) OOD
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) OOP
7 1 (2.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (19.44%) VB
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) PhD
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Zend
2 1 (2.78%) Siebel
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