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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 28 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 50 44 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.06% 11.00% 10.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 14.29% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 49
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 £30,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
589 308 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.19% 77.00% 80.99%
Number of salaries quoted 560 290 357
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 £32,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (64.52%) J2EE
2 79 (63.71%) Java
3 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (52.42%) Computer Science
5 63 (50.81%) Degree
6 57 (45.97%) JavaScript
7 48 (38.71%) C#
8 43 (34.68%) Linux
9 42 (33.87%) Struts
9 42 (33.87%) Sun
9 42 (33.87%) Sun Certification
9 42 (33.87%) Spring
10 39 (31.45%) Web Development
10 39 (31.45%) SQL
11 38 (30.65%) Unit Testing
12 36 (29.03%) C++
12 36 (29.03%) EJB
12 36 (29.03%) JSP
12 36 (29.03%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (28.23%) XML
14 32 (25.81%) TDD
15 29 (23.39%) Scrum
16 28 (22.58%) OOD
17 27 (21.77%) Servlets
18 26 (20.97%) Web Services
18 26 (20.97%) Oracle
18 26 (20.97%) JUnit
19 25 (20.16%) C
20 24 (19.35%) Mathematics
21 23 (18.55%) Ajax

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (12.90%) Apache
1 16 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.61%) Lync
2 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) HTTP
2 2 (1.61%) Intranet
2 2 (1.61%) Internet
2 2 (1.61%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.84%) Data Mining
3 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) JUnit
2 12 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.61%) Selenium
5 2 (1.61%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 17 (13.71%) Telecoms
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (66.13%) Developer
2 55 (44.35%) Java Developer
3 42 (33.87%) J2EE Developer
3 42 (33.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 23 (18.55%) Software Engineer
5 22 (17.74%) Analyst
6 16 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 16 (12.90%) Developer Analyst
6 16 (12.90%) Software Support Analyst
7 13 (10.48%) Graduate
8 12 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.84%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.84%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Junior
10 5 (4.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (64.52%) J2EE
2 42 (33.87%) Struts
2 42 (33.87%) Spring
3 36 (29.03%) EJB
3 36 (29.03%) JSP
4 35 (28.23%) XML
5 27 (21.77%) Servlets
6 26 (20.97%) Web Services
7 23 (18.55%) .NET
7 23 (18.55%) Ajax
7 23 (18.55%) jQuery
8 21 (16.94%) HTML
9 20 (16.13%) Java EE
10 16 (12.90%) Hibernate
11 15 (12.10%) CSS
12 12 (9.68%) HTML5
12 12 (9.68%) CSS3
12 12 (9.68%) Backbone.js
12 12 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (8.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (52.42%) Computer Science
2 36 (29.03%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (19.35%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.84%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.23%) Physics
7 3 (2.42%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) Open Source
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.68%) Linux
2 12 (9.68%) Windows
3 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.45%) Web Development
3 38 (30.65%) Unit Testing
4 32 (25.81%) TDD
5 29 (23.39%) Scrum
6 28 (22.58%) OOD
7 22 (17.74%) OOP
7 22 (17.74%) Pair Programming
8 12 (9.68%) SOA
9 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.84%) Extreme Programming
10 6 (4.84%) Kanban
10 6 (4.84%) User Stories
11 5 (4.03%) Project Management
12 4 (3.23%) Image Processing
13 3 (2.42%) iOS Development
13 3 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2
14 2 (1.61%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (1.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (63.71%) Java
2 57 (45.97%) JavaScript
3 48 (38.71%) C#
4 39 (31.45%) SQL
5 36 (29.03%) C++
6 25 (20.16%) C
7 8 (6.45%) VB
8 6 (4.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.81%) Python
9 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (50.81%) Degree
2 42 (33.87%) Sun Certification
3 16 (12.90%) OCPJP
3 16 (12.90%) OCMJD
4 14 (11.29%) PhD
5 6 (4.84%) ISEB
6 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (33.87%) Sun
2 26 (20.97%) Oracle
3 21 (16.94%) hybris
4 8 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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