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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 29 63 19
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 48 9 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.80% 1.45% 9.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.01% 1.52% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 42 9 29
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £31,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
599 592 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.40% 95.33% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 512 536 325
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 52 (94.55%) Software Engineering
2 43 (78.18%) SQL
3 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (65.45%) C#
5 34 (61.82%) Scrum
6 33 (60.00%) Web Services
7 26 (47.27%) TDD
8 24 (43.64%) BDD
9 23 (41.82%) Git (software)
9 23 (41.82%) User Stories
9 23 (41.82%) Mentoring
10 22 (40.00%) OOP
10 22 (40.00%) OO
10 22 (40.00%) UNIX
10 22 (40.00%) Java
11 21 (38.18%) Retail
11 21 (38.18%) MVC
11 21 (38.18%) Apache Hive
11 21 (38.18%) JSON
12 19 (34.55%) Degree
12 19 (34.55%) Computer Science
13 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (29.09%) Procedural Programming
14 15 (27.27%) C++
15 12 (21.82%) OOD
15 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
16 11 (20.00%) REST
16 11 (20.00%) Spring MVC
16 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 11 (20.00%) VB.NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
1 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) Apache Hive
2 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
3 11 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.00%) JUnit
3 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
5 7 (12.73%) Mercurial
5 7 (12.73%) Bugzilla
General
1 21 (38.18%) Retail
2 8 (14.55%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) Web Services
2 21 (38.18%) JSON
3 11 (20.00%) REST
3 11 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 11 (20.00%) .NET
3 11 (20.00%) J2EE
3 11 (20.00%) HTML
3 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (20.00%) Spring
4 10 (18.18%) CSS
4 10 (18.18%) XML
4 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 10 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
2 8 (14.55%) Physics
3 5 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) UNIX
2 10 (18.18%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) IRIX
4 2 (3.64%) AIX
4 2 (3.64%) HPUX
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (94.55%) Software Engineering
2 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (61.82%) Scrum
4 26 (47.27%) TDD
5 24 (43.64%) BDD
6 23 (41.82%) User Stories
6 23 (41.82%) Mentoring
7 22 (40.00%) OOP
7 22 (40.00%) OO
8 21 (38.18%) MVC
9 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (29.09%) Procedural Programming
10 12 (21.82%) OOD
11 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Automation Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Logistics
13 6 (10.91%) Pattern Recognition
13 6 (10.91%) Image Processing
14 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) SQL
2 36 (65.45%) C#
3 22 (40.00%) Java
4 15 (27.27%) C++
5 11 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (18.18%) COBOL
6 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.55%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) HP
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