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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 70 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.18% 3.91% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 4.20% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
884 858 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.40% 93.16% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 759 753 527
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -17 13 £39,250 +12.14% 2
Towcester - 2 £31,250 -
Daventry - 1 £42,500 - 1
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 38 (82.61%) C#
1 38 (82.61%) .NET
2 26 (56.52%) SQL
3 24 (52.17%) Degree
4 23 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
5 21 (45.65%) MVC
6 20 (43.48%) HTML
7 17 (36.96%) CSS
7 17 (36.96%) TDD
8 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
9 15 (32.61%) Web Services
10 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 14 (30.43%) VB.NET
10 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (28.26%) WCF
11 13 (28.26%) JSON
12 12 (26.09%) Computer Science
12 12 (26.09%) T-SQL
13 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
14 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (21.74%) XML
14 10 (21.74%) OOP
14 10 (21.74%) OO
14 10 (21.74%) CruiseControl
14 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
15 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
15 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (19.57%) Entity Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (21.74%) CruiseControl
2 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.87%) Mercurial
5 4 (8.70%) JUnit
6 3 (6.52%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) .NET
2 23 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
4 20 (43.48%) HTML
5 17 (36.96%) CSS
6 15 (32.61%) Web Services
7 13 (28.26%) WCF
7 13 (28.26%) JSON
8 10 (21.74%) XML
9 9 (19.57%) Entity Framework
9 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (15.22%) LINQ
11 5 (10.87%) jQuery
11 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 4 (8.70%) REST
12 4 (8.70%) Spring
12 4 (8.70%) Spring MVC
13 3 (6.52%) WPF
13 3 (6.52%) HTML5
14 2 (4.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) EPoS
2 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.35%) Physics
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
1 7 (15.22%) Android
2 3 (6.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) MVC
2 17 (36.96%) TDD
3 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
5 10 (21.74%) OOP
5 10 (21.74%) OO
5 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.22%) Android Development
8 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.70%) BDD
10 3 (6.52%) ITIL
10 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.52%) User Stories
10 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.52%) Procedural Programming
11 2 (4.35%) Web Development
12 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) C#
2 26 (56.52%) SQL
3 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 14 (30.43%) VB.NET
5 12 (26.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.87%) C++
7 4 (8.70%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) PhD
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Zend
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago