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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 48 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.08% 2.22% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 2.30% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 13
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,000 £41,000
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
626 348 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 96.31% 96.67% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 588 332 383
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 14 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 14 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 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 45 (95.74%) C#
3 30 (63.83%) ASP.NET
4 28 (59.57%) Computer Science
5 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
5 27 (57.45%) HTML
6 26 (55.32%) HTML5
7 25 (53.19%) jQuery
8 24 (51.06%) Web Development
9 22 (46.81%) Degree
9 22 (46.81%) WPF
9 22 (46.81%) Windows
10 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (38.30%) Mathematics
11 18 (38.30%) Physics
11 18 (38.30%) PhD
11 18 (38.30%) Visual Studio
12 17 (36.17%) Games
13 16 (34.04%) OOD
13 16 (34.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (31.91%) CSS
14 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (29.79%) CSS3
15 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 14 (29.79%) XML
15 14 (29.79%) Open Source
16 13 (27.66%) DNN
16 13 (27.66%) Marketing
16 13 (27.66%) Ajax
16 13 (27.66%) Web Design

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 (27.66%) CMS
1 13 (27.66%) DNN
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Visual Studio
2 16 (34.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (21.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 17 (36.17%) Games
2 13 (27.66%) Marketing
3 6 (12.77%) Aerospace
3 6 (12.77%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 30 (63.83%) ASP.NET
3 27 (57.45%) HTML
4 26 (55.32%) HTML5
5 25 (53.19%) jQuery
6 22 (46.81%) WPF
7 15 (31.91%) CSS
7 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (29.79%) XML
8 14 (29.79%) CSS3
8 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 13 (27.66%) Ajax
10 12 (25.53%) Silverlight
10 12 (25.53%) WCF
11 10 (21.28%) WinForms
12 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
13 1 (2.13%) XHTML
13 1 (2.13%) Ext JS
13 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) Computer Science
2 18 (38.30%) Mathematics
2 18 (38.30%) Physics
3 14 (29.79%) Open Source
4 6 (12.77%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Web Development
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.04%) OOD
4 13 (27.66%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (27.66%) Web Design
5 7 (14.89%) UML
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) MVC
6 2 (4.26%) TDD
7 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.13%) OO
7 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.13%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.13%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) C#
2 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.13%) PHP5
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Degree
2 18 (38.30%) PhD
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCAD
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) SAP