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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 15 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 73 64 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 11.15% 9.88% 12.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.74% 11.81% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 59 64 43
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £48,400
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
573 542 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.48% 83.64% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 522 503 247
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 100 (75.76%) SQL
2 81 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (55.30%) Web Services
4 72 (54.55%) Scrum
5 67 (50.76%) C#
6 63 (47.73%) TDD
7 57 (43.18%) BDD
8 54 (40.91%) Java
8 54 (40.91%) MVC
9 53 (40.15%) Git (software)
10 46 (34.85%) OOP
10 46 (34.85%) User Stories
10 46 (34.85%) Mentoring
10 46 (34.85%) SDLC
11 43 (32.58%) OO
12 42 (31.82%) JSON
13 38 (28.79%) UNIX
13 38 (28.79%) JavaScript
14 37 (28.03%) Spring
14 37 (28.03%) Procedural Programming
15 36 (27.27%) Apache Hive
15 36 (27.27%) Degree
15 36 (27.27%) Retail
15 36 (27.27%) J2EE
16 35 (26.52%) Computer Science
17 33 (25.00%) Spring MVC
18 32 (24.24%) .NET
19 30 (22.73%) HTML
19 30 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (21.97%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.27%) JBoss
2 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.27%) Apache Hive
2 28 (21.21%) MongoDB
3 24 (18.18%) MySQL
4 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.27%) SQLite
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (40.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (14.39%) JUnit
3 17 (12.88%) Visual Studio
4 16 (12.12%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.03%) Selenium
6 2 (1.52%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (27.27%) Retail
2 15 (11.36%) Finance
3 13 (9.85%) Electronics
4 4 (3.03%) Legal
5 2 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (62.12%) Software Engineer
2 41 (31.06%) Developer
3 20 (15.15%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 18 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (9.85%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.33%) Junior
7 9 (6.82%) Software Tester
7 9 (6.82%) Tester
7 9 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (6.06%) .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Junior Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.30%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Graduate
10 6 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Junior Software Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (55.30%) Web Services
2 42 (31.82%) JSON
3 37 (28.03%) Spring
4 36 (27.27%) J2EE
5 33 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 32 (24.24%) .NET
7 30 (22.73%) HTML
8 29 (21.97%) ASP.NET
9 24 (18.18%) CSS
10 23 (17.42%) REST
11 22 (16.67%) Entity Framework
11 22 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 19 (14.39%) XML
13 17 (12.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (9.85%) Java EE
15 10 (7.58%) JPA
16 7 (5.30%) jQuery
17 4 (3.03%) Ajax
18 2 (1.52%) XHTML
18 2 (1.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.52%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 15 (11.36%) Physics
4 11 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (7.58%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.52%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.79%) UNIX
2 23 (17.42%) Linux
3 15 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (54.55%) Scrum
3 63 (47.73%) TDD
4 57 (43.18%) BDD
5 54 (40.91%) MVC
6 46 (34.85%) OOP
6 46 (34.85%) User Stories
6 46 (34.85%) Mentoring
6 46 (34.85%) SDLC
7 43 (32.58%) OO
8 37 (28.03%) Procedural Programming
9 30 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (20.45%) OOD
11 20 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (9.85%) Image Processing
13 11 (8.33%) Pattern Recognition
14 9 (6.82%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.06%) Pair Programming
16 6 (4.55%) Document Management
17 4 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 100 (75.76%) SQL
2 67 (50.76%) C#
3 54 (40.91%) Java
4 38 (28.79%) JavaScript
5 23 (17.42%) C++
6 18 (13.64%) Python
7 16 (12.12%) COBOL
7 16 (12.12%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.30%) C
9 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (27.27%) Degree
2 15 (11.36%) PhD
3 4 (3.03%) ISEB
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.85%) Oracle
3 10 (7.58%) Sybase
4 3 (2.27%) hybris
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe
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