The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 17 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 59 46 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.32% 13.49% 13.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.43% 18.85% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 59 45 59
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
516 244 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.52% 71.55% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 478 232 327
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 72 (63.72%) Java
2 68 (60.18%) J2EE
3 64 (56.64%) Computer Science
4 58 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (51.33%) Degree
5 52 (46.02%) JavaScript
6 40 (35.40%) C#
7 36 (31.86%) Linux
8 35 (30.97%) SQL
8 35 (30.97%) Web Development
9 34 (30.09%) Unit Testing
9 34 (30.09%) EJB
9 34 (30.09%) JSP
9 34 (30.09%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (29.20%) Struts
10 33 (29.20%) Sun
10 33 (29.20%) Sun Certification
10 33 (29.20%) Spring
11 31 (27.43%) C++
12 29 (25.66%) Servlets
13 28 (24.78%) TDD
13 28 (24.78%) Mathematics
14 26 (23.01%) Scrum
15 25 (22.12%) Oracle
15 25 (22.12%) C
16 24 (21.24%) XML
16 24 (21.24%) OOD
17 23 (20.35%) Web Services
17 23 (20.35%) JUnit
18 22 (19.47%) PhD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.50%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.73%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) JUnit
2 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.73%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.31%) Selenium
4 6 (5.31%) FitNesse
5 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.77%) Subversion
7 1 (0.88%) MSTest
7 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (15.04%) Telecoms
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (61.06%) Developer
2 49 (43.36%) Java Developer
3 33 (29.20%) J2EE Developer
3 33 (29.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 27 (23.89%) Software Engineer
5 15 (13.27%) Analyst
5 15 (13.27%) Graduate
6 12 (10.62%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Support Analyst
7 11 (9.73%) Developer Analyst
7 11 (9.73%) Software Support Analyst
8 10 (8.85%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (8.85%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Junior
10 5 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (60.18%) J2EE
2 34 (30.09%) EJB
2 34 (30.09%) JSP
3 33 (29.20%) Struts
3 33 (29.20%) Spring
4 29 (25.66%) Servlets
5 24 (21.24%) XML
6 23 (20.35%) Web Services
7 19 (16.81%) HTML
8 18 (15.93%) jQuery
9 17 (15.04%) Ajax
9 17 (15.04%) .NET
10 15 (13.27%) Java EE
11 13 (11.50%) CSS
11 13 (11.50%) HTML5
11 13 (11.50%) CSS3
12 12 (10.62%) Backbone.js
12 12 (10.62%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (9.73%) Hibernate
14 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 64 (56.64%) Computer Science
2 34 (30.09%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (24.78%) Mathematics
4 10 (8.85%) Physics
5 5 (4.42%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
6 1 (0.88%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.86%) Linux
2 11 (9.73%) Windows
3 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.97%) Web Development
3 34 (30.09%) Unit Testing
4 28 (24.78%) TDD
5 26 (23.01%) Scrum
6 24 (21.24%) OOD
7 20 (17.70%) OOP
8 19 (16.81%) Pair Programming
9 12 (10.62%) SOA
10 10 (8.85%) Image Processing
11 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.42%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (4.42%) Kanban
13 4 (3.54%) User Stories
13 4 (3.54%) OO
14 2 (1.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (1.77%) Business Analysis
14 2 (1.77%) Software Testing
14 2 (1.77%) iOS Development
14 2 (1.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 72 (63.72%) Java
2 52 (46.02%) JavaScript
3 40 (35.40%) C#
4 35 (30.97%) SQL
5 31 (27.43%) C++
6 25 (22.12%) C
7 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (51.33%) Degree
2 33 (29.20%) Sun Certification
3 22 (19.47%) PhD
4 11 (9.73%) OCPJP
4 11 (9.73%) OCMJD
5 4 (3.54%) ISEB
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 33 (29.20%) Sun
2 25 (22.12%) Oracle
3 18 (15.93%) hybris
4 2 (1.77%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
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