The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 39 52 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.47% 2.47% 9.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 2.63% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 27
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £30,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
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
597 609 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.98% 94.13% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 521 536 331
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Northampton region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Northampton

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 28 (77.78%) SQL
3 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (61.11%) C#
4 22 (61.11%) Web Services
5 21 (58.33%) Scrum
6 17 (47.22%) TDD
7 16 (44.44%) OOP
7 16 (44.44%) OO
7 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
8 15 (41.67%) BDD
8 15 (41.67%) JSON
8 15 (41.67%) MVC
9 14 (38.89%) Java
9 14 (38.89%) User Stories
9 14 (38.89%) Mentoring
10 13 (36.11%) Apache Hive
10 13 (36.11%) Computer Science
10 13 (36.11%) Degree
10 13 (36.11%) UNIX
10 13 (36.11%) Retail
11 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (30.56%) Procedural Programming
12 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
12 9 (25.00%) .NET
12 9 (25.00%) HTML
12 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
13 8 (22.22%) CSS
13 8 (22.22%) JavaScript

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
1 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Apache Hive
2 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 7 (19.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (19.44%) JUnit
4 5 (13.89%) Mercurial
5 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (36.11%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) Web Services
2 15 (41.67%) JSON
3 9 (25.00%) HTML
3 9 (25.00%) .NET
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.22%) CSS
4 8 (22.22%) XML
4 8 (22.22%) Entity Framework
4 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (19.44%) REST
5 7 (19.44%) Spring
5 7 (19.44%) Spring MVC
5 7 (19.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) UNIX
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) HPUX
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (58.33%) Scrum
4 17 (47.22%) TDD
5 16 (44.44%) OOP
5 16 (44.44%) OO
6 15 (41.67%) MVC
6 15 (41.67%) BDD
7 14 (38.89%) User Stories
7 14 (38.89%) Mentoring
8 11 (30.56%) Procedural Programming
8 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.22%) OOD
9 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.33%) Logistics
10 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Pattern Recognition
11 2 (5.56%) Image Processing
12 1 (2.78%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) SQL
2 22 (61.11%) C#
3 14 (38.89%) Java
4 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 7 (19.44%) C++
7 6 (16.67%) COBOL
8 4 (11.11%) Python
9 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
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