The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 56 19 44
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.45% 9.23% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 9.74% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 13
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +36.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
614 380 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.03% 94.76% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 540 332 446
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Engineer
Northamptonshire

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 23 April 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 48 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 32 (65.31%) Mathematics
3 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (57.14%) SQL
4 27 (55.10%) OO
5 24 (48.98%) C#
6 22 (44.90%) TDD
7 21 (42.86%) Scrum
7 21 (42.86%) OOP
7 21 (42.86%) OOD
8 20 (40.82%) Java
8 20 (40.82%) Pair Programming
8 20 (40.82%) Selenium
8 20 (40.82%) FitNesse
8 20 (40.82%) Spring
9 19 (38.78%) J2EE
10 18 (36.73%) hybris
11 17 (34.69%) Visual Studio
12 16 (32.65%) Degree
13 15 (30.61%) Physics
13 15 (30.61%) C++
14 12 (24.49%) .NET
15 11 (22.45%) C
15 11 (22.45%) Windows
16 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
16 10 (20.41%) PhD
16 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
17 9 (18.37%) Games
17 9 (18.37%) MVC
17 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) CDMA
1 1 (2.04%) GSM
1 1 (2.04%) VoIP
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQLite
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Selenium
1 20 (40.82%) FitNesse
2 17 (34.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Xcode
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (18.37%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) Spring
2 19 (38.78%) J2EE
3 12 (24.49%) .NET
4 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
5 8 (16.33%) CSS
5 8 (16.33%) HTML
5 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
5 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.29%) jQuery
6 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (6.12%) WPF
8 1 (2.04%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (2.04%) RESTful
8 1 (2.04%) Core Animation
8 1 (2.04%) JSON
8 1 (2.04%) WCF
8 1 (2.04%) HTML5
8 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.04%) CSS3
8 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (65.31%) Mathematics
2 15 (30.61%) Physics
3 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (14.29%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.04%) Animation
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (55.10%) OO
4 22 (44.90%) TDD
5 21 (42.86%) OOD
5 21 (42.86%) OOP
5 21 (42.86%) Scrum
6 20 (40.82%) Pair Programming
7 9 (18.37%) MVC
7 9 (18.37%) Image Processing
8 7 (14.29%) Web Development
9 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.04%) MVVM
10 1 (2.04%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) C#
3 20 (40.82%) Java
4 15 (30.61%) C++
5 11 (22.45%) C
6 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) PhD
3 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) hybris
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft