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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 45 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.20% 5.62% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 5.78% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 14
Average salary £35,000 £38,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
507 623 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 96.76% 97.19% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 404 545 538
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (80.60%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (74.63%) Scrum
4 49 (73.13%) User Stories
5 43 (64.18%) TDD
6 42 (62.69%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (59.70%) Java
7 40 (59.70%) Mentoring
8 39 (58.21%) Web Services
8 39 (58.21%) BDD
9 38 (56.72%) SDLC
10 34 (50.75%) Retail
11 27 (40.30%) Spring
11 27 (40.30%) JSON
11 27 (40.30%) Spring MVC
11 27 (40.30%) REST
11 27 (40.30%) OOP
11 27 (40.30%) OO
11 27 (40.30%) JUnit
11 27 (40.30%) MVC
11 27 (40.30%) OOD
12 26 (38.81%) MySQL
13 25 (37.31%) SQL
13 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
14 21 (31.34%) J2EE
14 21 (31.34%) Procedural Programming
15 20 (29.85%) C#
16 19 (28.36%) .NET
16 19 (28.36%) Apache Hive
17 17 (25.37%) Continuous Improvement

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) RFID
1 10 (14.93%) RS-232
1 10 (14.93%) RS-485
1 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) MySQL
2 19 (28.36%) Apache Hive
3 12 (17.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) JUnit
2 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.42%) Artifactory
3 11 (16.42%) GitLab
3 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
3 11 (16.42%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (50.75%) Retail
2 10 (14.93%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (58.21%) Web Services
2 27 (40.30%) JSON
2 27 (40.30%) REST
2 27 (40.30%) Spring
2 27 (40.30%) Spring MVC
3 21 (31.34%) J2EE
4 19 (28.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (10.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.99%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Unix
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (80.60%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (74.63%) Scrum
4 49 (73.13%) User Stories
5 43 (64.18%) TDD
6 42 (62.69%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (59.70%) Mentoring
8 39 (58.21%) BDD
9 38 (56.72%) SDLC
10 27 (40.30%) MVC
10 27 (40.30%) OO
10 27 (40.30%) OOD
10 27 (40.30%) OOP
11 21 (31.34%) Procedural Programming
12 17 (25.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (16.42%) DevOps
13 11 (16.42%) Release Management
14 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
15 2 (2.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 20 (29.85%) C#
4 14 (20.90%) C
5 11 (16.42%) COBOL
6 10 (14.93%) Assembly Language
6 10 (14.93%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Ansible
1 11 (16.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) EMC
2 9 (13.43%) hybris