The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 60 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 38 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.53% 4.49% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 4.80% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
710 791 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 94.67% 93.39% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 633 698 473
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £24,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -13 16 £37,500 +7.14%
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title 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 with Software Developer in their job title.

1 51 (91.07%) .NET
2 50 (89.29%) C#
3 32 (57.14%) HTML
4 30 (53.57%) ASP.NET
5 27 (48.21%) Degree
6 25 (44.64%) CSS
6 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
7 19 (33.93%) SQL
7 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
7 19 (33.93%) WCF
8 18 (32.14%) .NET Framework
8 18 (32.14%) jQuery
9 16 (28.57%) TDD
9 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 16 (28.57%) MVC
10 12 (21.43%) XML
10 12 (21.43%) Windows
11 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
11 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
12 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (17.86%) CruiseControl
12 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (17.86%) HTML5
13 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
13 9 (16.07%) VB.NET
14 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
14 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
14 8 (14.29%) Web Development
14 8 (14.29%) Android
15 7 (12.50%) Android Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title 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 with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) CruiseControl
2 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.36%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
1 6 (10.71%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (91.07%) .NET
2 32 (57.14%) HTML
3 30 (53.57%) ASP.NET
4 25 (44.64%) CSS
5 19 (33.93%) WCF
6 18 (32.14%) .NET Framework
6 18 (32.14%) jQuery
7 12 (21.43%) XML
8 10 (17.86%) HTML5
9 7 (12.50%) Silverlight
9 7 (12.50%) LINQ
9 7 (12.50%) WPF
10 6 (10.71%) Web Services
10 6 (10.71%) Ajax
11 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (7.14%) JSON
13 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (5.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (5.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.71%) Physics
3 5 (8.93%) EPoS
3 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) MVC
1 16 (28.57%) TDD
2 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
3 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) Web Development
5 7 (12.50%) Android Development
5 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.93%) OO
7 4 (7.14%) OOP
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL
8 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.57%) CRM
9 2 (3.57%) MVVM
10 1 (1.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.79%) UML
10 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 50 (89.29%) C#
2 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.93%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
5 9 (16.07%) VB.NET
6 7 (12.50%) VB
7 5 (8.93%) C++
8 3 (5.36%) Java
9 2 (3.57%) PHP
9 2 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) PhD
3 3 (5.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Zend
3 1 (1.79%) Siebel
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