The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 27 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 54 45 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.59% 10.84% 10.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.99% 14.56% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 53 36 45
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +22.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 309 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.53% 74.46% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 578 284 362
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 74 (63.25%) J2EE
1 74 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (59.83%) Java
3 59 (50.43%) Degree
3 59 (50.43%) Computer Science
4 53 (45.30%) JavaScript
5 44 (37.61%) C#
6 42 (35.90%) Linux
7 41 (35.04%) Struts
7 41 (35.04%) Sun
7 41 (35.04%) Sun Certification
8 39 (33.33%) Spring
9 38 (32.48%) Unit Testing
9 38 (32.48%) XML
9 38 (32.48%) SQL
10 36 (30.77%) Web Development
11 33 (28.21%) EJB
11 33 (28.21%) JSP
11 33 (28.21%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (26.50%) C++
13 29 (24.79%) TDD
14 26 (22.22%) OOD
14 26 (22.22%) JUnit
14 26 (22.22%) Web Services
15 24 (20.51%) Servlets
15 24 (20.51%) .NET
15 24 (20.51%) Scrum
16 23 (19.66%) Ajax
16 23 (19.66%) jQuery
17 22 (18.80%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (12.82%) Apache
1 15 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.71%) Lync
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) HTTP
2 2 (1.71%) Intranet
2 2 (1.71%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (22.22%) JUnit
2 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.42%) Selenium
4 4 (3.42%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.85%) MSTest
General
1 17 (14.53%) Telecoms
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (67.52%) Developer
2 50 (42.74%) Java Developer
3 41 (35.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 41 (35.04%) J2EE Developer
4 27 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 22 (18.80%) Analyst
6 15 (12.82%) Support Analyst
6 15 (12.82%) Developer Analyst
6 15 (12.82%) Software Support Analyst
7 12 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Graduate
9 6 (5.13%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.27%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.27%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (63.25%) J2EE
2 41 (35.04%) Struts
3 39 (33.33%) Spring
4 38 (32.48%) XML
5 33 (28.21%) EJB
5 33 (28.21%) JSP
6 26 (22.22%) Web Services
7 24 (20.51%) Servlets
7 24 (20.51%) .NET
8 23 (19.66%) Ajax
8 23 (19.66%) jQuery
9 20 (17.09%) HTML
10 15 (12.82%) CSS
10 15 (12.82%) Java EE
10 15 (12.82%) Hibernate
11 13 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 12 (10.26%) HTML5
12 12 (10.26%) CSS3
12 12 (10.26%) Backbone.js
12 12 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (50.43%) Computer Science
2 33 (28.21%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (14.53%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.27%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.56%) iPhone
7 2 (1.71%) Open Source
7 2 (1.71%) Physics
7 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.90%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Windows
3 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.48%) Unit Testing
3 36 (30.77%) Web Development
4 29 (24.79%) TDD
5 26 (22.22%) OOD
6 24 (20.51%) Scrum
7 18 (15.38%) OOP
7 18 (15.38%) Pair Programming
8 12 (10.26%) SOA
9 8 (6.84%) User Stories
9 8 (6.84%) Extreme Programming
9 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.98%) Kanban
11 6 (5.13%) Project Management
12 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.56%) iOS Development
14 2 (1.71%) Web Accessibility
14 2 (1.71%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (1.71%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) Java
2 53 (45.30%) JavaScript
3 44 (37.61%) C#
4 38 (32.48%) SQL
5 31 (26.50%) C++
6 18 (15.38%) C
7 11 (9.40%) VB
8 9 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (50.43%) Degree
2 41 (35.04%) Sun Certification
3 15 (12.82%) OCPJP
3 15 (12.82%) OCMJD
4 9 (7.69%) PhD
5 6 (5.13%) ISEB
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (35.04%) Sun
2 22 (18.80%) Oracle
3 17 (14.53%) hybris
4 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago