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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 61 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.85% 7.92% 6.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 8.44% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 30
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £30,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
669 379 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.03% 93.81% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 629 353 447
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 22 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (69.57%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) C++
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) TDD
6 8 (34.78%) OOD
6 8 (34.78%) J2EE
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) VB
8 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
8 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) XML
8 6 (26.09%) Data Mining
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (26.09%) Spring
8 6 (26.09%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) Kanban
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (26.09%) User Stories
9 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
9 5 (21.74%) C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (26.09%) Data Mining
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) MSTest
3 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) J2EE
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) Ajax
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
3 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
2 4 (17.39%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 8 (34.78%) OOD
4 6 (26.09%) Extreme Programming
4 6 (26.09%) Kanban
4 6 (26.09%) User Stories
5 4 (17.39%) Image Processing
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) ATDD
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) C++
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) VB
4 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
5 5 (21.74%) C
6 3 (13.04%) Java
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) hybris
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore