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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 47 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 44 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.29% 7.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 7.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 0
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
463 618 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.27% 98.25% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 330 453 536
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (53.66%) Scrum
4 19 (46.34%) C++
5 17 (41.46%) Physics
6 16 (39.02%) Python
7 15 (36.59%) Linux
7 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
8 14 (34.15%) Degree
8 14 (34.15%) C#
9 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
9 13 (31.71%) Embedded Linux
9 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
10 12 (29.27%) PhD
10 12 (29.27%) Java
11 11 (26.83%) .NET
11 11 (26.83%) HTML
11 11 (26.83%) OOP
12 10 (24.39%) OO
12 10 (24.39%) Mathematics
12 10 (24.39%) Yocto
13 9 (21.95%) BDD
13 9 (21.95%) REST
13 9 (21.95%) SDLC
13 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (21.95%) JSON
13 9 (21.95%) Spring MVC
13 9 (21.95%) Spring
13 9 (21.95%) TDD
13 9 (21.95%) Retail

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
2 8 (19.51%) Apache Hive
3 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.95%) JUnit
3 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.32%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (21.95%) Retail
2 7 (17.07%) Electronics
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) .NET
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) Yocto
3 9 (21.95%) J2EE
3 9 (21.95%) JSON
3 9 (21.95%) REST
3 9 (21.95%) Spring
3 9 (21.95%) Spring MVC
3 9 (21.95%) Web Services
4 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.20%) HTML5
5 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.32%) OpenGL
7 2 (4.88%) OpenCV
7 2 (4.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Physics
2 10 (24.39%) Mathematics
3 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (53.66%) Scrum
4 11 (26.83%) OOP
5 10 (24.39%) OO
6 9 (21.95%) BDD
6 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.95%) MVC
6 9 (21.95%) SDLC
6 9 (21.95%) TDD
7 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
7 8 (19.51%) OOD
7 8 (19.51%) User Stories
8 6 (14.63%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (12.20%) Analytics
9 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
11 3 (7.32%) Open Source
11 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) C++
2 16 (39.02%) Python
3 14 (34.15%) C#
4 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
5 12 (29.27%) Java
6 9 (21.95%) SQL
7 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.88%) C
9 1 (2.44%) COBOL
9 1 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 12 (29.27%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Tableau
2 2 (4.88%) hybris
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