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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 43 8 30
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 26 71 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.99% 16.71% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.77% 20.82% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 58 33
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £41,000 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
545 341 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.59% 80.24% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 531 303 418
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 £29,600 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (68.83%) J2EE
3 50 (64.94%) Java
4 42 (54.55%) Degree
5 40 (51.95%) Computer Science
6 33 (42.86%) Spring
7 32 (41.56%) C#
8 31 (40.26%) XML
8 31 (40.26%) Linux
9 30 (38.96%) Struts
9 30 (38.96%) Sun
9 30 (38.96%) Sun Certification
10 26 (33.77%) C++
11 25 (32.47%) TDD
12 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
12 24 (31.17%) OOD
13 23 (29.87%) SQL
13 23 (29.87%) Web Development
14 21 (27.27%) EJB
14 21 (27.27%) JSP
14 21 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (25.97%) JUnit
15 20 (25.97%) Web Services
15 20 (25.97%) Unit Testing
16 19 (24.68%) Scrum
16 19 (24.68%) Pair Programming
17 18 (23.38%) OOP
17 18 (23.38%) hybris
18 16 (20.78%) Mathematics
19 15 (19.48%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (12.99%) Apache
1 10 (12.99%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.60%) Lync
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Intranet
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
1 2 (2.60%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) Data Mining
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) JUnit
2 3 (3.90%) Selenium
2 3 (3.90%) FitNesse
2 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Developer
2 31 (40.26%) Java Developer
3 30 (38.96%) J2EE Developer
3 30 (38.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (24.68%) Software Engineer
5 18 (23.38%) Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Support Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Developer Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Software Support Analyst
7 8 (10.39%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Graduate
11 2 (2.60%) Junior
11 2 (2.60%) IT Business Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Junior Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Junior Business Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Graduate Business Analyst
12 1 (1.30%) C# .NET Developer
12 1 (1.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (68.83%) J2EE
2 33 (42.86%) Spring
3 31 (40.26%) XML
4 30 (38.96%) Struts
5 21 (27.27%) EJB
5 21 (27.27%) JSP
6 20 (25.97%) Web Services
7 14 (18.18%) Java EE
8 13 (16.88%) Servlets
9 12 (15.58%) .NET
10 10 (12.99%) Ajax
10 10 (12.99%) Hibernate
10 10 (12.99%) jQuery
11 9 (11.69%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.90%) Silverlight
12 3 (3.90%) HTML
12 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.90%) CSS
12 3 (3.90%) WCF
13 2 (2.60%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (51.95%) Computer Science
2 21 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (20.78%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.60%) iPhone
5 1 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.26%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) TDD
3 24 (31.17%) OOD
4 23 (29.87%) Web Development
5 20 (25.97%) Unit Testing
6 19 (24.68%) Scrum
6 19 (24.68%) Pair Programming
7 18 (23.38%) OOP
8 8 (10.39%) Project Management
9 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.79%) User Stories
9 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.49%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (5.19%) Kanban
12 2 (2.60%) Web Accessibility
12 2 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.60%) Android Development
12 2 (2.60%) iOS Development
12 2 (2.60%) OO
12 2 (2.60%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.94%) Java
2 32 (41.56%) C#
3 26 (33.77%) C++
4 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
5 23 (29.87%) SQL
6 15 (19.48%) C
7 11 (14.29%) VB
8 9 (11.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.30%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (54.55%) Degree
2 30 (38.96%) Sun Certification
3 10 (12.99%) OCPJP
3 10 (12.99%) OCMJD
4 6 (7.79%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Sun
2 18 (23.38%) hybris
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
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