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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 66 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.45% 4.16% 4.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 4.35% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 27
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
906 621 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.38% 95.69% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 817 556 569
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -7 14 £40,000 +8.84% 1
Towcester - 1 £32,500 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 47 (83.93%) .NET
2 46 (82.14%) C#
3 34 (60.71%) HTML
4 32 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
6 27 (48.21%) jQuery
7 23 (41.07%) HTML5
8 22 (39.29%) Web Development
8 22 (39.29%) XML
9 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 21 (37.50%) CSS
10 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
10 20 (35.71%) Open Source
11 19 (33.93%) Ajax
12 18 (32.14%) Windows
12 18 (32.14%) Marketing
13 17 (30.36%) Degree
13 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 15 (26.79%) CSS3
16 14 (25.00%) Mathematics
16 14 (25.00%) Physics
16 14 (25.00%) WPF
16 14 (25.00%) PhD
16 14 (25.00%) Games
17 13 (23.21%) CMS
17 13 (23.21%) Web Design
17 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
17 13 (23.21%) DNN

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (23.21%) CMS
1 13 (23.21%) DNN
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Lync
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Extranet
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) Data Mining
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 18 (32.14%) Marketing
2 14 (25.00%) Games
3 6 (10.71%) Aerospace
3 6 (10.71%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (83.93%) .NET
2 34 (60.71%) HTML
3 32 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 27 (48.21%) jQuery
5 23 (41.07%) HTML5
6 22 (39.29%) XML
7 21 (37.50%) CSS
8 19 (33.93%) Ajax
9 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 15 (26.79%) CSS3
12 14 (25.00%) WPF
13 10 (17.86%) WCF
14 9 (16.07%) Silverlight
15 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
15 6 (10.71%) Web Services
15 6 (10.71%) LAMP
16 5 (8.93%) WinForms
17 2 (3.57%) Ext JS
18 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 20 (35.71%) Open Source
2 14 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 14 (25.00%) Physics
3 6 (10.71%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Web Development
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (23.21%) Web Design
4 11 (19.64%) OOD
5 8 (14.29%) UML
6 6 (10.71%) OOP
6 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.93%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) Email Marketing
7 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (7.14%) TDD
9 3 (5.36%) Project Management
10 2 (3.57%) OO
10 2 (3.57%) OO PHP
11 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
11 1 (1.79%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.79%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (82.14%) C#
2 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) PHP
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 7 (12.50%) VB
6 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.36%) C++
8 2 (3.57%) PHP5
9 1 (1.79%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 14 (25.00%) PhD
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) SAP
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Zend
Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago