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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 23 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 56 52 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.00% 8.04% 13.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.57% 9.59% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 51 50 44
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £42,700
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
530 542 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 85.21% 83.77% 79.75%
Number of salaries quoted 462 466 273
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (68.49%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (67.12%) SQL
3 43 (58.90%) Java
4 42 (57.53%) C#
5 37 (50.68%) Web Services
5 37 (50.68%) Scrum
6 34 (46.58%) TDD
7 31 (42.47%) OOP
7 31 (42.47%) J2EE
7 31 (42.47%) Spring
8 29 (39.73%) MVC
9 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
10 21 (28.77%) OOD
10 21 (28.77%) Java EE
11 20 (27.40%) Degree
11 20 (27.40%) Computer Science
11 20 (27.40%) C++
12 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
12 19 (26.03%) JSON
13 18 (24.66%) BDD
13 18 (24.66%) OO
14 17 (23.29%) UNIX
14 17 (23.29%) Linux
14 17 (23.29%) Mathematics
14 17 (23.29%) Spring MVC
15 16 (21.92%) .NET
16 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
16 15 (20.55%) HTML
16 15 (20.55%) User Stories
16 15 (20.55%) Mentoring

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) Apache Hive
3 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.33%) JUnit
4 7 (9.59%) Mercurial
5 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
1 13 (17.81%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Electronics
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Software Engineer
2 31 (42.47%) Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Java Developer
4 11 (15.07%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Junior Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Junior
7 6 (8.22%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Junior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Graduate
10 3 (4.11%) Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.68%) Web Services
2 31 (42.47%) J2EE
2 31 (42.47%) Spring
3 21 (28.77%) Java EE
4 19 (26.03%) JSON
5 17 (23.29%) Spring MVC
6 16 (21.92%) .NET
7 15 (20.55%) HTML
8 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
8 14 (19.18%) CSS
9 12 (16.44%) XML
10 10 (13.70%) .NET Framework
10 10 (13.70%) JPA
10 10 (13.70%) Entity Framework
10 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (9.59%) REST
12 4 (5.48%) jQuery
13 3 (4.11%) JSP
13 3 (4.11%) Ajax
13 3 (4.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Computer Science
2 17 (23.29%) Mathematics
3 13 (17.81%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.48%) Physics
5 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) UNIX
1 17 (23.29%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.68%) Scrum
3 34 (46.58%) TDD
4 31 (42.47%) OOP
5 29 (39.73%) MVC
6 21 (28.77%) OOD
7 18 (24.66%) OO
7 18 (24.66%) BDD
8 15 (20.55%) User Stories
8 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
9 14 (19.18%) Pair Programming
10 12 (16.44%) Procedural Programming
11 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
14 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
15 3 (4.11%) Web Development
15 3 (4.11%) Document Management
15 3 (4.11%) Logistics
15 3 (4.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (67.12%) SQL
2 43 (58.90%) Java
3 42 (57.53%) C#
4 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
5 20 (27.40%) C++
6 14 (19.18%) VB.NET
7 11 (15.07%) C
8 6 (8.22%) COBOL
9 4 (5.48%) Python
10 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) PhD
3 3 (4.11%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.74%) ISEB
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.37%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) hybris
3 10 (13.70%) Sybase
4 3 (4.11%) Sun
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe
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