The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northampton region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 26 35 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 31 46 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.38% 6.27% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.73% 6.34% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 13
Median salary £36,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,160 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.39%
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
401 725 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.48% 98.77% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 255 652 639
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 51 (85.00%) C++
3 40 (66.67%) Degree
4 33 (55.00%) Linux
4 33 (55.00%) Computer Science
5 32 (53.33%) Physics
6 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (46.67%) Python
7 28 (46.67%) Mathematics
8 26 (43.33%) C#
9 23 (38.33%) Windows
9 23 (38.33%) Scrum
10 21 (35.00%) PhD
11 19 (31.67%) .NET
12 18 (30.00%) Games
12 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
12 18 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
12 18 (30.00%) Bash Shell
12 18 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
13 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
14 15 (25.00%) Computer Vision
15 13 (21.67%) OpenGL
16 12 (20.00%) Image Processing
17 11 (18.33%) SDLC
17 11 (18.33%) OO
17 11 (18.33%) HTML
17 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
17 11 (18.33%) Aerospace
18 10 (16.67%) C
19 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) RTP
2 3 (5.00%) RTSP
2 3 (5.00%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) MySQL
2 4 (6.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) JUnit
3 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) Gradle
4 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (30.00%) Games
2 11 (18.33%) Aerospace
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Avionics
4 5 (8.33%) Electronics
5 3 (5.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (21.67%) OpenGL
4 11 (18.33%) HTML
5 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (15.00%) Yocto
6 8 (13.33%) Web Services
7 7 (11.67%) OpenCV
7 7 (11.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (10.00%) MFC
8 6 (10.00%) STL
9 5 (8.33%) J2EE
9 5 (8.33%) JSON
9 5 (8.33%) REST
9 5 (8.33%) Spring
9 5 (8.33%) Spring MVC
10 3 (5.00%) FFmpeg
11 2 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 32 (53.33%) Physics
3 28 (46.67%) Mathematics
4 9 (15.00%) Algorithms
5 7 (11.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (8.33%) Robotics
7 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (5.00%) Streaming Video
9 2 (3.33%) Device Driver
9 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) Windows
3 18 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.33%) Scrum
4 18 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 15 (25.00%) Computer Vision
6 12 (20.00%) Image Processing
7 11 (18.33%) OO
7 11 (18.33%) SDLC
8 7 (11.67%) Machine Learning
9 6 (10.00%) Multithreading
10 5 (8.33%) BDD
10 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.33%) MVC
10 5 (8.33%) TDD
11 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.67%) OOD
11 4 (6.67%) OOP
11 4 (6.67%) Open Source
11 4 (6.67%) User Stories
12 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) C++
2 28 (46.67%) Python
3 26 (43.33%) C#
4 18 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.67%) C
7 9 (15.00%) SQL
8 6 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (3.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 40 (66.67%) Degree
2 21 (35.00%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Firmware
2 3 (5.00%) Kamailio
2 3 (5.00%) OpenSIPS
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) hybris
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £46000 per annum + excellent training, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago