The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 40 53 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 51 30 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.60% 3.22% 6.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.82% 3.47% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 34
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £41,300 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
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
876 864 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.16% 92.80% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 755 757 535
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,750
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 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 +23 39 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Towcester - 5 £40,000 - 2
Kettering -1 2 £39,500 +21.53% 1
Daventry - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 54 (91.53%) Software Engineering
2 38 (64.41%) SQL
3 33 (55.93%) C#
3 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (50.85%) Web Services
5 27 (45.76%) Scrum
6 24 (40.68%) Degree
7 23 (38.98%) OO
8 22 (37.29%) TDD
9 21 (35.59%) OOP
10 20 (33.90%) MVC
10 20 (33.90%) JSON
10 20 (33.90%) Computer Science
10 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
11 19 (32.20%) BDD
11 19 (32.20%) Java
12 18 (30.51%) .NET
12 18 (30.51%) User Stories
12 18 (30.51%) Mentoring
13 17 (28.81%) Apache Hive
13 17 (28.81%) Retail
14 16 (27.12%) UNIX
14 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
15 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
15 14 (23.73%) VB.NET
15 14 (23.73%) HTML
16 13 (22.03%) C++
16 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (22.03%) Procedural Programming
17 12 (20.34%) Electronics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (3.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) Apache Hive
2 9 (15.25%) MySQL
2 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (15.25%) JUnit
3 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
4 7 (11.86%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (28.81%) Retail
2 12 (20.34%) Electronics
3 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Military
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.85%) Web Services
2 20 (33.90%) JSON
3 18 (30.51%) .NET
4 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
4 14 (23.73%) HTML
5 12 (20.34%) CSS
5 12 (20.34%) XML
6 11 (18.64%) .NET Framework
6 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (18.64%) Entity Framework
7 9 (15.25%) J2EE
7 9 (15.25%) REST
7 9 (15.25%) Spring MVC
7 9 (15.25%) Spring
8 2 (3.39%) Qt
8 2 (3.39%) WPF
8 2 (3.39%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.69%) HTML5
9 1 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.47%) Physics
3 2 (3.39%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) UNIX
2 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 5 (8.47%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) IRIX
4 2 (3.39%) AIX
4 2 (3.39%) HPUX
4 2 (3.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (91.53%) Software Engineering
2 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (45.76%) Scrum
4 23 (38.98%) OO
5 22 (37.29%) TDD
6 21 (35.59%) OOP
7 20 (33.90%) MVC
8 19 (32.20%) BDD
9 18 (30.51%) User Stories
9 18 (30.51%) Mentoring
10 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (22.03%) Procedural Programming
11 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (16.95%) OOD
12 4 (6.78%) Logistics
12 4 (6.78%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
13 3 (5.08%) Pattern Recognition
13 3 (5.08%) Image Processing
14 2 (3.39%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) SQL
2 33 (55.93%) C#
3 19 (32.20%) Java
4 14 (23.73%) VB.NET
5 13 (22.03%) C++
6 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.56%) COBOL
8 7 (11.86%) C
9 5 (8.47%) VB
9 5 (8.47%) Python
9 5 (8.47%) VB6
10 4 (6.78%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.39%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) PhD
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.47%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) HP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £40k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £45k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Northamptonshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Northampton
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago