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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 25 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 50 50 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 7.56% 13.55% 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.31% 18.45% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 49 45 41
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
537 271 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.24% 73.44% 77.70%
Number of salaries quoted 497 256 308
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (60.68%) Java
1 71 (60.68%) J2EE
2 63 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 60 (51.28%) Degree
3 60 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 47 (40.17%) C#
6 37 (31.62%) Linux
6 37 (31.62%) Web Development
7 36 (30.77%) Struts
7 36 (30.77%) C++
7 36 (30.77%) Sun
7 36 (30.77%) Sun Certification
8 35 (29.91%) Spring
8 35 (29.91%) Unit Testing
9 34 (29.06%) SQL
9 34 (29.06%) EJB
9 34 (29.06%) JSP
9 34 (29.06%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (26.50%) XML
11 28 (23.93%) Servlets
11 28 (23.93%) TDD
12 26 (22.22%) C
13 25 (21.37%) Scrum
13 25 (21.37%) Mathematics
14 24 (20.51%) OOD
14 24 (20.51%) Oracle
15 23 (19.66%) JUnit
15 23 (19.66%) Web Services
16 22 (18.80%) .NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (11.11%) Apache
1 13 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.71%) Lync
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) 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%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.27%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) JUnit
2 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.85%) MSTest
4 1 (0.85%) Selenium
4 1 (0.85%) FitNesse
General
1 17 (14.53%) Telecoms
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (64.10%) Developer
2 50 (42.74%) Java Developer
3 36 (30.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 36 (30.77%) J2EE Developer
4 24 (20.51%) Software Engineer
5 19 (16.24%) Analyst
6 14 (11.97%) Graduate
7 13 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 13 (11.11%) Software Support Analyst
7 13 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
8 12 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.98%) C Software Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.13%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Junior
11 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (60.68%) J2EE
2 36 (30.77%) Struts
3 35 (29.91%) Spring
4 34 (29.06%) EJB
4 34 (29.06%) JSP
5 31 (26.50%) XML
6 28 (23.93%) Servlets
7 23 (19.66%) Web Services
8 22 (18.80%) .NET
9 21 (17.95%) HTML
9 21 (17.95%) jQuery
10 20 (17.09%) Ajax
11 18 (15.38%) Java EE
12 15 (12.82%) CSS
13 13 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 13 (11.11%) HTML5
13 13 (11.11%) CSS3
14 12 (10.26%) Backbone.js
14 12 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 34 (29.06%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (21.37%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.98%) Physics
5 5 (4.27%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Open Source
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.62%) Linux
2 14 (11.97%) Windows
3 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.71%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.62%) Web Development
3 35 (29.91%) Unit Testing
4 28 (23.93%) TDD
5 25 (21.37%) Scrum
6 24 (20.51%) OOD
7 19 (16.24%) Pair Programming
7 19 (16.24%) OOP
8 12 (10.26%) SOA
9 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.98%) Image Processing
11 6 (5.13%) Kanban
11 6 (5.13%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (4.27%) Project Management
12 5 (4.27%) User Stories
13 3 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2
13 3 (2.56%) iOS Development
14 2 (1.71%) Android Development
14 2 (1.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (60.68%) Java
2 54 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 47 (40.17%) C#
4 36 (30.77%) C++
5 34 (29.06%) SQL
6 26 (22.22%) C
7 7 (5.98%) VB
8 5 (4.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (51.28%) Degree
2 36 (30.77%) Sun Certification
3 18 (15.38%) PhD
4 13 (11.11%) OCPJP
4 13 (11.11%) OCMJD
5 6 (5.13%) 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 36 (30.77%) Sun
2 24 (20.51%) Oracle
3 18 (15.38%) hybris
4 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago