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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 58 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.95% 3.97% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 4.19% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 10
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £41,000
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
854 811 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.05% 94.74% 94.24%
Number of salaries quoted 728 732 526
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 22 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 22 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 -12 15 £40,000 +14.28%
Towcester - 2 £31,250 -
Brackley - 1 £42,500 -
Daventry - 1 £42,500 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 41 (85.42%) C#
1 41 (85.42%) .NET
2 29 (60.42%) SQL
3 28 (58.33%) Degree
4 24 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
6 21 (43.75%) MVC
7 20 (41.67%) HTML
8 16 (33.33%) Web Services
8 16 (33.33%) TDD
8 16 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 16 (33.33%) WCF
9 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 14 (29.17%) CSS
10 14 (29.17%) JSON
10 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
11 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
11 13 (27.08%) VB.NET
11 13 (27.08%) XML
12 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 11 (22.92%) OOP
13 11 (22.92%) OO
13 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
13 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
13 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (20.83%) Entity Framework
14 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (20.83%) CruiseControl

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (20.83%) CruiseControl
3 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 4 (8.33%) JUnit
5 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.25%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
1 5 (10.42%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) .NET
2 24 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
4 20 (41.67%) HTML
5 16 (33.33%) Web Services
5 16 (33.33%) WCF
6 14 (29.17%) CSS
6 14 (29.17%) JSON
7 13 (27.08%) XML
8 10 (20.83%) Entity Framework
8 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (14.58%) LINQ
10 6 (12.50%) WPF
10 6 (12.50%) jQuery
11 5 (10.42%) HTML5
11 5 (10.42%) Silverlight
12 4 (8.33%) Spring MVC
12 4 (8.33%) REST
12 4 (8.33%) Spring
13 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
2 5 (10.42%) Physics
3 3 (6.25%) EPoS
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Android
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) MVC
2 16 (33.33%) TDD
3 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.92%) OOP
4 11 (22.92%) OO
4 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
4 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Scrum
6 7 (14.58%) Android Development
7 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.42%) Web Development
9 4 (8.33%) BDD
10 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.25%) ITIL
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.25%) User Stories
10 3 (6.25%) Procedural Programming
11 1 (2.08%) Project Management
11 1 (2.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) C#
2 29 (60.42%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.08%) VB.NET
4 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) PhD
3 3 (6.25%) MCP
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft