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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 44 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 43 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.82% 2.43% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 2.51% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 43 21 14
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 £37,500 £35,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
874 838 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.98% 97.10% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 773 773 559
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 £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -1 14 £40,000 - 2
Brackley - 11 £42,500 - 1
Kettering - 2 £40,000 - 1
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 53 (85.48%) C#
2 51 (82.26%) .NET
3 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
5 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
6 24 (38.71%) SQL
7 23 (37.10%) Scrum
7 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (37.10%) .NET Framework
8 22 (35.48%) Degree
8 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
9 21 (33.87%) XML
10 19 (30.65%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (30.65%) MVC
11 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
12 17 (27.42%) HTML
13 15 (24.19%) Web Services
14 13 (20.97%) JSON
14 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
14 13 (20.97%) OO
14 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
15 12 (19.35%) VB.NET
15 12 (19.35%) Back Office
15 12 (19.35%) Manufacturing
15 12 (19.35%) TDD
16 11 (17.74%) Middleware
16 11 (17.74%) OOP
16 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (16.13%) Git (software)

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 19 (30.65%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.23%) MySQL
7 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.68%) Mercurial
4 4 (6.45%) JUnit
5 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (19.35%) Back Office
1 12 (19.35%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.29%) Front Office
3 6 (9.68%) Games
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Finance
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (82.26%) .NET
2 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
3 23 (37.10%) .NET Framework
4 21 (33.87%) XML
5 17 (27.42%) HTML
6 15 (24.19%) Web Services
7 13 (20.97%) JSON
8 11 (17.74%) Middleware
9 10 (16.13%) CSS
9 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (14.52%) Entity Framework
10 9 (14.52%) WPF
11 8 (12.90%) jQuery
11 8 (12.90%) WCF
12 6 (9.68%) Silverlight
12 6 (9.68%) HTML5
13 5 (8.06%) Spring
13 5 (8.06%) Spring MVC
14 4 (6.45%) REST
15 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.68%) Physics
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Solaris
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Scrum
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) MVC
3 13 (20.97%) OO
3 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
4 12 (19.35%) TDD
5 11 (17.74%) OOP
6 6 (9.68%) Web Development
6 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.68%) SDLC
7 5 (8.06%) BDD
8 4 (6.45%) User Stories
8 4 (6.45%) OOD
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.84%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.84%) Procedural Programming
10 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.23%) Android Development
10 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (85.48%) C#
2 24 (38.71%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) VB.NET
4 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.90%) Java
6 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) PhD
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
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