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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 57 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.14% 9.28% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 9.70% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 29
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £44,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
623 361 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.26% 95.76% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 574 342 402
Average salary £35,750 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) C++
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
6 8 (34.78%) C
7 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
7 7 (30.43%) PhD
7 7 (30.43%) Games
7 7 (30.43%) Image Processing
7 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
7 7 (30.43%) Physics
7 7 (30.43%) TDD
8 6 (26.09%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (26.09%) OOD
8 6 (26.09%) J2EE
8 6 (26.09%) Kanban
9 5 (21.74%) User Stories
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) VB
10 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
10 4 (17.39%) XML
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) Data Mining
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (17.39%) Spring

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Data Mining
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) MSTest
3 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (30.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) J2EE
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) CSS3
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
5 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
2 7 (30.43%) Image Processing
3 6 (26.09%) Kanban
3 6 (26.09%) OOD
3 6 (26.09%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (21.74%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) ATDD
6 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) C
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
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