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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 33 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 35 42 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 6.32% 7.16% 9.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.42% 8.88% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 25
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £45,300
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
472 473 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 85.20% 80.58% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 424 399 247
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 38 (64.41%) Java
2 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (52.54%) SQL
3 31 (52.54%) J2EE
4 30 (50.85%) C#
5 27 (45.76%) Spring
6 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
7 24 (40.68%) OOP
8 22 (37.29%) Web Services
8 22 (37.29%) Degree
8 22 (37.29%) Computer Science
9 21 (35.59%) Scrum
10 20 (33.90%) Java EE
10 20 (33.90%) TDD
11 18 (30.51%) MVC
11 18 (30.51%) Linux
12 17 (28.81%) C++
12 17 (28.81%) OOD
13 16 (27.12%) XML
13 16 (27.12%) Pair Programming
14 15 (25.42%) Mathematics
14 15 (25.42%) hybris
14 15 (25.42%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (25.42%) .NET
14 15 (25.42%) Finance
15 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
16 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
16 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
17 12 (20.34%) HTML
17 12 (20.34%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (5.08%) Apache
1 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.17%) JUnit
3 5 (8.47%) Mercurial
3 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.39%) Selenium
5 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Java Developer
3 16 (27.12%) Software Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) J2EE Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (13.56%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.86%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Junior Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Junior
8 5 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Software Support Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) J2EE
2 27 (45.76%) Spring
3 22 (37.29%) Web Services
4 20 (33.90%) Java EE
5 16 (27.12%) XML
6 15 (25.42%) .NET
7 12 (20.34%) HTML
8 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
8 11 (18.64%) CSS
9 10 (16.95%) JSON
9 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
10 9 (15.25%) Struts
11 8 (13.56%) Spring MVC
11 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (13.56%) JPA
11 8 (13.56%) Entity Framework
12 7 (11.86%) JSP
13 6 (10.17%) EJB
14 5 (8.47%) Servlets
15 4 (6.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.42%) Mathematics
2 15 (25.42%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Physics
4 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) UNIX
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) OOP
3 21 (35.59%) Scrum
4 20 (33.90%) TDD
5 18 (30.51%) MVC
6 17 (28.81%) OOD
7 16 (27.12%) Pair Programming
8 10 (16.95%) OO
9 6 (10.17%) Web Development
9 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.08%) Project Management
11 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.08%) BDD
11 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
12 2 (3.39%) Document Management
13 1 (1.69%) User Stories
13 1 (1.69%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) Java
2 31 (52.54%) SQL
3 30 (50.85%) C#
4 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.81%) C++
6 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
7 12 (20.34%) C
8 2 (3.39%) VB
9 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) Degree
2 9 (15.25%) Sun Certification
3 3 (5.08%) OCPJP
3 3 (5.08%) OCMJD
3 3 (5.08%) ISEB
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) hybris
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.64%) Oracle
4 9 (15.25%) Sun
5 8 (13.56%) Sybase
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexi working etc
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago