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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 27 29 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 35 46 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.32% 6.25% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.71% 6.36% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 13
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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
454 723 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.98% 98.23% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 283 654 596
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 45 (76.27%) C++
3 36 (61.02%) Degree
4 31 (52.54%) Computer Science
5 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (50.85%) Linux
6 28 (47.46%) Physics
7 26 (44.07%) Mathematics
8 24 (40.68%) Scrum
9 23 (38.98%) Python
9 23 (38.98%) C#
10 22 (37.29%) Windows
11 20 (33.90%) PhD
12 19 (32.20%) .NET
13 17 (28.81%) Games
14 15 (25.42%) Embedded Software Development
14 15 (25.42%) SDLC
15 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
15 14 (23.73%) Embedded Linux
15 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
15 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
15 14 (23.73%) Computer Vision
16 13 (22.03%) SQL
17 12 (20.34%) C
17 12 (20.34%) OO
17 12 (20.34%) OpenGL
18 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
18 11 (18.64%) Image Processing
18 11 (18.64%) Aerospace
18 11 (18.64%) Web Services

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 8 (13.56%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.08%) RTP
2 3 (5.08%) RTSP
2 3 (5.08%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.17%) JUnit
3 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.39%) GitLab
4 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (28.81%) Games
2 11 (18.64%) Aerospace
3 8 (13.56%) Retail
4 5 (8.47%) Avionics
5 4 (6.78%) Electronics
6 3 (5.08%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) .NET
2 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.34%) OpenGL
4 11 (18.64%) Web Services
5 9 (15.25%) HTML
6 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
6 8 (13.56%) Entity Framework
7 7 (11.86%) Yocto
8 6 (10.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (10.17%) JSON
8 6 (10.17%) MFC
8 6 (10.17%) OpenCV
8 6 (10.17%) REST
8 6 (10.17%) Spring
8 6 (10.17%) Spring MVC
8 6 (10.17%) STL
8 6 (10.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (6.78%) J2EE
10 3 (5.08%) FFmpeg
11 1 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (52.54%) Computer Science
2 28 (47.46%) Physics
3 26 (44.07%) Mathematics
4 8 (13.56%) Algorithms
5 6 (10.17%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (8.47%) Robotics
7 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (5.08%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
8 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Linux
2 22 (37.29%) Windows
3 14 (23.73%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.68%) Scrum
4 15 (25.42%) Embedded Software Development
4 15 (25.42%) SDLC
5 14 (23.73%) Computer Vision
6 12 (20.34%) OO
7 11 (18.64%) Image Processing
8 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (16.95%) User Stories
9 8 (13.56%) BDD
9 8 (13.56%) TDD
10 6 (10.17%) Machine Learning
10 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
10 6 (10.17%) MVC
10 6 (10.17%) OOD
10 6 (10.17%) OOP
11 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.08%) Procedural Programming
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) C++
2 23 (38.98%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) Python
3 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
4 13 (22.03%) SQL
5 12 (20.34%) C
6 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
7 7 (11.86%) Java
8 4 (6.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 36 (61.02%) Degree
2 20 (33.90%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Firmware
2 3 (5.08%) Kamailio
2 3 (5.08%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.39%) hybris
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft