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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 19 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 64 46 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 10.21% 13.29% 14.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.48% 18.78% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 64 45 60
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +21.42%
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
513 245 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.82% 70.81% 79.77%
Number of salaries quoted 479 233 319
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 £25,500
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 23 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 74 (63.79%) Java
2 71 (61.21%) J2EE
3 67 (57.76%) Computer Science
4 60 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (50.86%) Degree
6 55 (47.41%) JavaScript
7 41 (35.34%) C#
8 37 (31.90%) SQL
8 37 (31.90%) Web Development
9 36 (31.03%) EJB
9 36 (31.03%) JSP
9 36 (31.03%) Linux
9 36 (31.03%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (30.17%) Unit Testing
11 34 (29.31%) Spring
11 34 (29.31%) Struts
11 34 (29.31%) Sun
11 34 (29.31%) Sun Certification
12 31 (26.72%) Servlets
13 30 (25.86%) C++
13 30 (25.86%) Mathematics
14 29 (25.00%) TDD
15 27 (23.28%) Scrum
16 26 (22.41%) Oracle
17 25 (21.55%) C
17 25 (21.55%) OOD
18 24 (20.69%) JUnit
18 24 (20.69%) Web Services
18 24 (20.69%) XML
18 24 (20.69%) PhD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (11.21%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.48%) Apache
3 1 (0.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (20.69%) JUnit
2 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.03%) Selenium
4 7 (6.03%) FitNesse
5 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.72%) Subversion
7 1 (0.86%) MSTest
7 1 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (15.52%) Telecoms
1 18 (15.52%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (61.21%) Developer
2 51 (43.97%) Java Developer
3 34 (29.31%) J2EE Developer
3 34 (29.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 27 (23.28%) Software Engineer
5 16 (13.79%) Graduate
6 15 (12.93%) Analyst
7 12 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (9.48%) Support Analyst
8 11 (9.48%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (9.48%) C Software Engineer
8 11 (9.48%) Developer Analyst
8 11 (9.48%) Software Support Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (61.21%) J2EE
2 36 (31.03%) EJB
2 36 (31.03%) JSP
3 34 (29.31%) Struts
3 34 (29.31%) Spring
4 31 (26.72%) Servlets
5 24 (20.69%) Web Services
5 24 (20.69%) XML
6 20 (17.24%) HTML
7 19 (16.38%) jQuery
8 17 (14.66%) Ajax
8 17 (14.66%) .NET
9 15 (12.93%) Java EE
10 14 (12.07%) CSS
11 13 (11.21%) HTML5
11 13 (11.21%) CSS3
12 12 (10.34%) Backbone.js
12 12 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (9.48%) Hibernate
14 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (57.76%) Computer Science
2 36 (31.03%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (25.86%) Mathematics
4 11 (9.48%) Physics
5 5 (4.31%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.86%) iPhone
6 1 (0.86%) Open Source
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.03%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Windows
3 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.90%) Web Development
3 35 (30.17%) Unit Testing
4 29 (25.00%) TDD
5 27 (23.28%) Scrum
6 25 (21.55%) OOD
7 21 (18.10%) OOP
8 20 (17.24%) Pair Programming
9 12 (10.34%) SOA
10 11 (9.48%) Image Processing
11 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.17%) OO
13 5 (4.31%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (4.31%) Kanban
14 4 (3.45%) User Stories
15 2 (1.72%) iOS Development
15 2 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
15 2 (1.72%) MVC
15 2 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 2 (1.72%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (63.79%) Java
2 55 (47.41%) JavaScript
3 41 (35.34%) C#
4 37 (31.90%) SQL
5 30 (25.86%) C++
6 25 (21.55%) C
7 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (50.86%) Degree
2 34 (29.31%) Sun Certification
3 24 (20.69%) PhD
4 11 (9.48%) OCPJP
4 11 (9.48%) OCMJD
5 4 (3.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 34 (29.31%) Sun
2 26 (22.41%) Oracle
3 19 (16.38%) hybris
4 2 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
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