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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 71 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 9.65% 7.56% 13.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.09% 9.17% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 63 49 45
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,000 £50,000
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
640 545 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 86.96% 82.45% 78.86%
Number of salaries quoted 590 504 273
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 102 (74.45%) SQL
2 83 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (53.28%) Web Services
4 71 (51.82%) Scrum
5 66 (48.18%) C#
6 63 (45.99%) TDD
7 59 (43.07%) BDD
8 56 (40.88%) Java
9 55 (40.15%) Git (software)
10 52 (37.96%) MVC
11 48 (35.04%) SDLC
12 47 (34.31%) Mentoring
12 47 (34.31%) User Stories
13 44 (32.12%) OOP
14 42 (30.66%) OO
15 41 (29.93%) Degree
15 41 (29.93%) Computer Science
16 40 (29.20%) JSON
17 39 (28.47%) UNIX
18 38 (27.74%) JavaScript
19 37 (27.01%) Procedural Programming
20 36 (26.28%) Apache Hive
20 36 (26.28%) J2EE
20 36 (26.28%) Retail
20 36 (26.28%) Spring
21 34 (24.82%) Spring MVC
22 31 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
22 31 (22.63%) .NET
23 29 (21.17%) HTML
24 28 (20.44%) MongoDB

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.19%) JBoss
2 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.28%) Apache Hive
2 28 (20.44%) MongoDB
3 25 (18.25%) MySQL
4 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.19%) SQLite
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (40.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.87%) JUnit
3 18 (13.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (11.68%) Mercurial
4 16 (11.68%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.92%) Selenium
6 3 (2.19%) NetBeans
General
1 36 (26.28%) Retail
2 14 (10.22%) Electronics
3 13 (9.49%) Finance
4 4 (2.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.46%) Games
5 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (62.04%) Software Engineer
2 42 (30.66%) Developer
3 23 (16.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (13.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (12.41%) Java Developer
5 17 (12.41%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Junior
7 9 (6.57%) Tester
7 9 (6.57%) Graduate
7 9 (6.57%) Software Tester
7 9 (6.57%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Junior Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (3.65%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (2.92%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (53.28%) Web Services
2 40 (29.20%) JSON
3 36 (26.28%) Spring
3 36 (26.28%) J2EE
4 34 (24.82%) Spring MVC
5 31 (22.63%) .NET
6 29 (21.17%) HTML
7 27 (19.71%) ASP.NET
8 24 (17.52%) REST
9 22 (16.06%) Entity Framework
9 22 (16.06%) .NET Framework
10 20 (14.60%) CSS
11 19 (13.87%) XML
12 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (8.03%) Java EE
14 10 (7.30%) JPA
15 6 (4.38%) jQuery
16 3 (2.19%) WinForms
16 3 (2.19%) WPF
17 2 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.93%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.41%) Mathematics
3 16 (11.68%) Physics
4 12 (8.76%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (8.03%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.46%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.47%) UNIX
2 26 (18.98%) Linux
3 17 (12.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (51.82%) Scrum
3 63 (45.99%) TDD
4 59 (43.07%) BDD
5 52 (37.96%) MVC
6 48 (35.04%) SDLC
7 47 (34.31%) Mentoring
7 47 (34.31%) User Stories
8 44 (32.12%) OOP
9 42 (30.66%) OO
10 37 (27.01%) Procedural Programming
11 31 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (18.25%) OOD
13 21 (15.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (10.22%) Image Processing
15 12 (8.76%) Pattern Recognition
16 8 (5.84%) E-Commerce
16 8 (5.84%) Pair Programming
17 6 (4.38%) Document Management
18 4 (2.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (74.45%) SQL
2 66 (48.18%) C#
3 56 (40.88%) Java
4 38 (27.74%) JavaScript
5 25 (18.25%) C++
6 22 (16.06%) Python
7 16 (11.68%) COBOL
8 15 (10.95%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.84%) C
10 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.46%) R
12 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (29.93%) Degree
2 18 (13.14%) PhD
3 4 (2.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.22%) Oracle
3 10 (7.30%) Sybase
4 1 (0.73%) hybris
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