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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 26 51 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.96% 9.06% 7.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 11.41% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 45 21
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
460 447 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.79% 79.40% 81.46%
Number of salaries quoted 426 391 245
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 48 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (71.88%) Java
3 43 (67.19%) J2EE
4 33 (51.56%) Spring
5 31 (48.44%) C#
6 27 (42.19%) Computer Science
6 27 (42.19%) Degree
7 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
7 25 (39.06%) SQL
7 25 (39.06%) OOP
7 25 (39.06%) TDD
8 23 (35.94%) OOD
8 23 (35.94%) Linux
9 22 (34.38%) Scrum
10 21 (32.81%) Web Services
10 21 (32.81%) XML
10 21 (32.81%) C++
11 20 (31.25%) Pair Programming
12 19 (29.69%) Sun
12 19 (29.69%) Sun Certification
12 19 (29.69%) Struts
12 19 (29.69%) Java EE
12 19 (29.69%) hybris
13 17 (26.56%) Mathematics
14 16 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (23.44%) C
16 14 (21.88%) Finance
17 13 (20.31%) JSP
18 12 (18.75%) EJB
18 12 (18.75%) JUnit

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 7 (10.94%) Apache
1 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) JUnit
2 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) Selenium
3 3 (4.69%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Developer
2 23 (35.94%) Java Developer
3 19 (29.69%) J2EE Developer
3 19 (29.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 17 (26.56%) Software Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Support Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Developer Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Software Support Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Junior
9 3 (4.69%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (67.19%) J2EE
2 33 (51.56%) Spring
3 21 (32.81%) Web Services
3 21 (32.81%) XML
4 19 (29.69%) Struts
4 19 (29.69%) Java EE
5 13 (20.31%) JSP
6 12 (18.75%) EJB
6 12 (18.75%) .NET
7 9 (14.06%) HTML
7 9 (14.06%) CSS
7 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
8 8 (12.50%) Servlets
8 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
9 7 (10.94%) JSON
9 7 (10.94%) jQuery
10 6 (9.38%) Ajax
11 5 (7.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.19%) Computer Science
2 17 (26.56%) Mathematics
3 16 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Open Source
4 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) OOP
2 25 (39.06%) TDD
3 23 (35.94%) OOD
4 22 (34.38%) Scrum
5 20 (31.25%) Pair Programming
6 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 12 (18.75%) Web Development
7 11 (17.19%) MVC
8 8 (12.50%) OO
9 3 (4.69%) User Stories
9 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.69%) Project Management
9 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.13%) Extreme Programming
11 1 (1.56%) Kanban
11 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (71.88%) Java
2 31 (48.44%) C#
3 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
3 25 (39.06%) SQL
4 21 (32.81%) C++
5 15 (23.44%) C
6 9 (14.06%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Degree
2 19 (29.69%) Sun Certification
3 7 (10.94%) OCPJP
3 7 (10.94%) OCMJD
4 3 (4.69%) VCP4
4 3 (4.69%) ISEB
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Sun
1 19 (29.69%) hybris
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Sybase
4 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
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