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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 50 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 35 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.75% 2.55% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.64% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 11
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
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
913 910 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.75% 96.60% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 819 819 561
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Brackley - 12 £42,500 -
Northampton -3 10 £37,500 -6.25%
Kettering - 2 £40,000 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 57 (89.06%) C#
2 55 (85.94%) .NET
3 38 (59.38%) ASP.NET
4 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 35 (54.69%) SQL Server
6 27 (42.19%) Scrum
7 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 23 (35.94%) .NET Framework
9 23 (35.94%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (34.38%) SQL
11 20 (31.25%) Degree
12 19 (29.69%) XML
13 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
14 16 (25.00%) Manufacturing
14 16 (25.00%) Back Office
15 15 (23.44%) MVC
15 15 (23.44%) Middleware
15 15 (23.44%) Web Services
15 15 (23.44%) HTML
16 13 (20.31%) SharePoint
16 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
17 12 (18.75%) OO
18 11 (17.19%) Front Office
18 11 (17.19%) JSON
18 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
18 11 (17.19%) WPF
19 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
19 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (35.94%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (20.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (54.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
1 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.38%) Mercurial
3 4 (6.25%) JUnit
3 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 16 (25.00%) Back Office
1 16 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (17.19%) Front Office
3 6 (9.38%) Games
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Finance
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (85.94%) .NET
2 38 (59.38%) ASP.NET
3 23 (35.94%) .NET Framework
4 19 (29.69%) XML
5 15 (23.44%) Middleware
5 15 (23.44%) HTML
5 15 (23.44%) Web Services
6 11 (17.19%) JSON
6 11 (17.19%) WPF
7 8 (12.50%) jQuery
7 8 (12.50%) CSS
7 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
8 7 (10.94%) WCF
9 6 (9.38%) Silverlight
9 6 (9.38%) HTML5
10 5 (7.81%) Spring
10 5 (7.81%) Spring MVC
11 4 (6.25%) WinForms
11 4 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.38%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.38%) Physics
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) UNIX
3 2 (3.13%) Solaris
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Scrum
2 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) MVC
4 12 (18.75%) OO
5 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.06%) OOP
6 9 (14.06%) TDD
7 6 (9.38%) Web Development
7 6 (9.38%) SDLC
8 5 (7.81%) BDD
8 5 (7.81%) OOD
9 4 (6.25%) User Stories
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.69%) Procedural Programming
10 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.69%) Software Delivery
11 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.56%) Business Analysis
12 1 (1.56%) Project Management
12 1 (1.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (89.06%) C#
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.63%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (4.69%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) C
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) PhD
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) MCAD
3 1 (1.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.56%) Typemock
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