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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 24 62 20
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 55 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 8.12% 1.97% 9.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.30% 2.04% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 42 13 30
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £30,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,000 £42,000
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
663 637 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.93% 96.52% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 598 595 310
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 85 (88.54%) Software Engineering
2 74 (77.08%) SQL
3 72 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (63.54%) Scrum
5 57 (59.38%) C#
6 52 (54.17%) TDD
7 50 (52.08%) Web Services
8 49 (51.04%) BDD
9 44 (45.83%) User Stories
9 44 (45.83%) Mentoring
9 44 (45.83%) SDLC
10 40 (41.67%) Git (software)
11 38 (39.58%) Java
12 36 (37.50%) Retail
12 36 (37.50%) Apache Hive
13 35 (36.46%) Procedural Programming
14 34 (35.42%) UNIX
15 32 (33.33%) OOP
15 32 (33.33%) OO
16 31 (32.29%) MVC
17 30 (31.25%) Degree
17 30 (31.25%) C++
17 30 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (31.25%) Computer Science
18 29 (30.21%) JSON
19 26 (27.08%) MongoDB
20 24 (25.00%) Spring
20 24 (25.00%) OOD
20 24 (25.00%) MySQL
21 23 (23.96%) J2EE

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.13%) JBoss
1 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) SAN
1 2 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.04%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 26 (27.08%) MongoDB
3 24 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.13%) SQLite
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.79%) JUnit
3 16 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.29%) Bugzilla
6 5 (5.21%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.08%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.04%) Selenium
8 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (37.50%) Retail
2 14 (14.58%) Electronics
3 3 (3.13%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.08%) Web Services
2 29 (30.21%) JSON
3 24 (25.00%) Spring
4 23 (23.96%) J2EE
4 23 (23.96%) Spring MVC
4 23 (23.96%) REST
5 16 (16.67%) HTML
5 16 (16.67%) .NET
6 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
7 12 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 8 (8.33%) CSS
8 8 (8.33%) XML
9 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.13%) jQuery
11 2 (2.08%) WPF
11 2 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.08%) WinForms
11 2 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 16 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 16 (16.67%) Physics
3 11 (11.46%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.08%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) UNIX
2 17 (17.71%) Linux
3 16 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) AIX
4 2 (2.08%) HPUX
4 2 (2.08%) Solaris
4 2 (2.08%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (88.54%) Software Engineering
2 72 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (63.54%) Scrum
4 52 (54.17%) TDD
5 49 (51.04%) BDD
6 44 (45.83%) User Stories
6 44 (45.83%) Mentoring
6 44 (45.83%) SDLC
7 35 (36.46%) Procedural Programming
8 32 (33.33%) OOP
8 32 (33.33%) OO
9 31 (32.29%) MVC
10 30 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (25.00%) OOD
12 20 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (14.58%) Image Processing
14 12 (12.50%) Pattern Recognition
15 8 (8.33%) Automation Testing
16 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
16 7 (7.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 74 (77.08%) SQL
2 57 (59.38%) C#
3 38 (39.58%) Java
4 30 (31.25%) C++
5 21 (21.88%) Python
6 16 (16.67%) COBOL
7 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.38%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.21%) C
10 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.08%) R
12 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) Degree
2 16 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Oracle
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) HP
3 2 (2.08%) VMware
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: Circa £40k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago