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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 31 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 52 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.05% 11.61% 9.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 15.51% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 51 40 43
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £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
624 316 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.55% 74.88% 83.26%
Number of salaries quoted 602 291 365
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 76 (64.96%) J2EE
2 75 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (61.54%) Java
4 60 (51.28%) Computer Science
5 59 (50.43%) Degree
6 53 (45.30%) JavaScript
7 44 (37.61%) Linux
8 43 (36.75%) Struts
8 43 (36.75%) C#
8 43 (36.75%) Sun
8 43 (36.75%) Sun Certification
9 40 (34.19%) Spring
10 39 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 39 (33.33%) XML
11 38 (32.48%) SQL
12 37 (31.62%) Web Development
13 34 (29.06%) EJB
13 34 (29.06%) JSP
13 34 (29.06%) Enterprise Software
14 30 (25.64%) C++
15 29 (24.79%) TDD
16 27 (23.08%) JUnit
16 27 (23.08%) Web Services
17 26 (22.22%) OOD
18 25 (21.37%) Servlets
19 23 (19.66%) Oracle
19 23 (19.66%) Scrum
19 23 (19.66%) Ajax
19 23 (19.66%) jQuery
20 22 (18.80%) .NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 16 (13.68%) Apache
1 16 (13.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.71%) Lync
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) HTTP
2 2 (1.71%) Intranet
2 2 (1.71%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (23.08%) JUnit
2 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.42%) Selenium
4 4 (3.42%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.85%) MSTest
General
1 18 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 18 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (68.38%) Developer
2 52 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 43 (36.75%) J2EE Developer
3 43 (36.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 27 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 23 (19.66%) Analyst
6 16 (13.68%) Support Analyst
6 16 (13.68%) Developer Analyst
6 16 (13.68%) Software Support Analyst
7 12 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Graduate
9 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.42%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.42%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.56%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (64.96%) J2EE
2 43 (36.75%) Struts
3 40 (34.19%) Spring
4 39 (33.33%) XML
5 34 (29.06%) EJB
5 34 (29.06%) JSP
6 27 (23.08%) Web Services
7 25 (21.37%) Servlets
8 23 (19.66%) Ajax
8 23 (19.66%) jQuery
9 22 (18.80%) .NET
10 19 (16.24%) HTML
11 16 (13.68%) Hibernate
12 15 (12.82%) CSS
12 15 (12.82%) Java EE
13 12 (10.26%) HTML5
13 12 (10.26%) CSS3
13 12 (10.26%) Backbone.js
13 12 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (10.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 60 (51.28%) Computer Science
2 34 (29.06%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (14.53%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) iPhone
6 2 (1.71%) Open Source
6 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.71%) Physics
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.61%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Windows
3 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 37 (31.62%) Web Development
4 29 (24.79%) TDD
5 26 (22.22%) OOD
6 23 (19.66%) Scrum
7 18 (15.38%) Pair Programming
7 18 (15.38%) OOP
8 12 (10.26%) SOA
9 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.84%) Extreme Programming
9 8 (6.84%) User Stories
10 7 (5.98%) Kanban
11 6 (5.13%) Project Management
12 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.56%) iOS Development
14 2 (1.71%) Android Development
14 2 (1.71%) Web Accessibility
14 2 (1.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 72 (61.54%) Java
2 53 (45.30%) JavaScript
3 43 (36.75%) C#
4 38 (32.48%) SQL
5 30 (25.64%) C++
6 18 (15.38%) C
7 11 (9.40%) VB
8 9 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (50.43%) Degree
2 43 (36.75%) Sun Certification
3 16 (13.68%) OCPJP
3 16 (13.68%) OCMJD
4 9 (7.69%) PhD
5 5 (4.27%) ISEB
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (36.75%) Sun
2 23 (19.66%) Oracle
3 17 (14.53%) hybris
4 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
Northampton
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday, Flexi
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago