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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 28 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 54 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.49% 10.03% 10.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 13.33% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 53 35 51
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,600 £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
612 300 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.88% 75.19% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 585 283 370
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 82 (65.08%) J2EE
2 81 (64.29%) Java
2 81 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (51.59%) Computer Science
4 64 (50.79%) Degree
5 57 (45.24%) JavaScript
6 49 (38.89%) C#
7 45 (35.71%) Linux
8 44 (34.92%) Struts
8 44 (34.92%) Sun
8 44 (34.92%) Sun Certification
8 44 (34.92%) Spring
9 40 (31.75%) SQL
10 39 (30.95%) Web Development
10 39 (30.95%) Unit Testing
11 37 (29.37%) XML
12 36 (28.57%) JSP
12 36 (28.57%) C++
12 36 (28.57%) EJB
12 36 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
13 33 (26.19%) TDD
14 29 (23.02%) OOD
14 29 (23.02%) Scrum
15 27 (21.43%) JUnit
15 27 (21.43%) Servlets
15 27 (21.43%) Web Services
16 26 (20.63%) Oracle
17 24 (19.05%) C
17 24 (19.05%) .NET
18 23 (18.25%) Ajax

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (13.49%) Apache
1 17 (13.49%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.59%) Lync
2 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) Intranet
2 2 (1.59%) Internet
2 2 (1.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (21.43%) JUnit
2 12 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.59%) Selenium
5 2 (1.59%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.79%) MSTest
6 1 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 18 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (66.67%) Developer
2 56 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 44 (34.92%) J2EE Developer
3 44 (34.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 24 (19.05%) Software Engineer
5 23 (18.25%) Analyst
6 17 (13.49%) Support Analyst
6 17 (13.49%) Software Support Analyst
6 17 (13.49%) Developer Analyst
7 12 (9.52%) Graduate
7 12 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Junior
10 4 (3.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (65.08%) J2EE
2 44 (34.92%) Struts
2 44 (34.92%) Spring
3 37 (29.37%) XML
4 36 (28.57%) JSP
4 36 (28.57%) EJB
5 27 (21.43%) Servlets
5 27 (21.43%) Web Services
6 24 (19.05%) .NET
7 23 (18.25%) Ajax
7 23 (18.25%) jQuery
8 21 (16.67%) HTML
9 20 (15.87%) Java EE
10 17 (13.49%) Hibernate
11 15 (11.90%) CSS
12 12 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 12 (9.52%) HTML5
12 12 (9.52%) CSS3
12 12 (9.52%) Backbone.js
12 12 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (51.59%) Computer Science
2 36 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (18.25%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.38%) Physics
6 3 (2.38%) iPhone
6 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
7 1 (0.79%) Open Source
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.71%) Linux
2 12 (9.52%) Windows
3 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.95%) Web Development
2 39 (30.95%) Unit Testing
3 33 (26.19%) TDD
4 29 (23.02%) OOD
4 29 (23.02%) Scrum
5 22 (17.46%) Pair Programming
5 22 (17.46%) OOP
6 12 (9.52%) SOA
7 8 (6.35%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.56%) Kanban
8 7 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
8 7 (5.56%) User Stories
9 5 (3.97%) Project Management
10 3 (2.38%) Image Processing
10 3 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.38%) iOS Development
11 2 (1.59%) Android Development
11 2 (1.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 81 (64.29%) Java
2 57 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 49 (38.89%) C#
4 40 (31.75%) SQL
5 36 (28.57%) C++
6 24 (19.05%) C
7 9 (7.14%) VB
8 7 (5.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.79%) Perl
9 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (50.79%) Degree
2 44 (34.92%) Sun Certification
3 17 (13.49%) OCPJP
3 17 (13.49%) OCMJD
4 12 (9.52%) PhD
5 6 (4.76%) ISEB
6 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (34.92%) Sun
2 26 (20.63%) Oracle
3 21 (16.67%) hybris
4 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
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