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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 47 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 17 63 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.01% 13.29% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 16.62% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 54 28
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +14.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £22,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
480 379 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.96% 79.96% 86.84%
Number of salaries quoted 462 340 364
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (68.57%) J2EE
3 47 (67.14%) Java
4 34 (48.57%) C#
4 34 (48.57%) Degree
5 33 (47.14%) Spring
6 32 (45.71%) Computer Science
7 28 (40.00%) C++
7 28 (40.00%) XML
8 26 (37.14%) Linux
9 25 (35.71%) SQL
10 24 (34.29%) Struts
10 24 (34.29%) OOD
10 24 (34.29%) Sun
10 24 (34.29%) Sun Certification
10 24 (34.29%) TDD
11 22 (31.43%) OOP
11 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
12 21 (30.00%) Scrum
13 20 (28.57%) Pair Programming
13 20 (28.57%) hybris
14 18 (25.71%) Web Development
14 18 (25.71%) Mathematics
14 18 (25.71%) Web Services
15 17 (24.29%) C
15 17 (24.29%) Java EE
15 17 (24.29%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (22.86%) EJB
16 16 (22.86%) JSP
17 15 (21.43%) JUnit

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (12.86%) Apache
1 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.86%) Lync
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Intranet
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
1 2 (2.86%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) Data Mining
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) JUnit
2 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.29%) Selenium
3 3 (4.29%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Developer
2 26 (37.14%) Java Developer
3 24 (34.29%) J2EE Developer
3 24 (34.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 18 (25.71%) Software Engineer
5 14 (20.00%) Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Developer Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Software Support Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.86%) .NET Software Engineer
11 1 (1.43%) Graduate
11 1 (1.43%) Junior
11 1 (1.43%) C# Developer
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 1 (1.43%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.43%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (68.57%) J2EE
2 33 (47.14%) Spring
3 28 (40.00%) XML
4 24 (34.29%) Struts
5 18 (25.71%) Web Services
6 17 (24.29%) Java EE
7 16 (22.86%) EJB
7 16 (22.86%) JSP
8 14 (20.00%) .NET
9 11 (15.71%) Servlets
9 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
10 9 (12.86%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.00%) Ajax
11 7 (10.00%) jQuery
12 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.14%) HTML
12 5 (7.14%) CSS
13 3 (4.29%) Silverlight
13 3 (4.29%) WCF
14 2 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.71%) Computer Science
2 18 (25.71%) Mathematics
3 17 (24.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) OOD
2 24 (34.29%) TDD
3 22 (31.43%) OOP
4 21 (30.00%) Scrum
5 20 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 18 (25.71%) Web Development
7 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Project Management
9 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.71%) User Stories
10 4 (5.71%) OO
11 3 (4.29%) MVC
11 3 (4.29%) Extreme Programming
12 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.86%) Kanban
12 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.86%) Web Accessibility
12 2 (2.86%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) Java
2 34 (48.57%) C#
3 28 (40.00%) C++
4 25 (35.71%) SQL
5 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 17 (24.29%) C
7 11 (15.71%) VB
7 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Degree
2 24 (34.29%) Sun Certification
3 9 (12.86%) OCPJP
3 9 (12.86%) OCMJD
4 5 (7.14%) ISEB
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Sun
2 20 (28.57%) hybris
3 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.71%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.43%) Sybase
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