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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 72 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 54 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.50% 8.94% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 9.25% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 33
Average salary £40,750 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.84% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
913 584 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.12% 96.69% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 861 513 652
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,594
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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 -55 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Kettering 0 3 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Towcester - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) Software Engineering
2 17 (54.84%) C#
3 14 (45.16%) C++
4 13 (41.94%) XML
4 13 (41.94%) Windows
5 12 (38.71%) TDD
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) .NET
6 11 (35.48%) VB
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (32.26%) OOD
7 10 (32.26%) VB.NET
7 10 (32.26%) J2EE
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (29.03%) Data Mining
8 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (29.03%) Spring
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.81%) User Stories
10 7 (22.58%) Extreme Programming
10 7 (22.58%) OO
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
11 6 (19.35%) Java
11 6 (19.35%) Kanban

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Data Mining
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Selenium
1 3 (9.68%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) XML
2 12 (38.71%) .NET
3 10 (32.26%) J2EE
4 9 (29.03%) Spring
4 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) Ajax
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.23%) Ext JS
7 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.23%) WCF
7 1 (3.23%) STL
7 1 (3.23%) MFC
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (19.35%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Software Engineering
2 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) OOD
5 8 (25.81%) User Stories
6 7 (22.58%) OO
6 7 (22.58%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (19.35%) Kanban
8 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
8 3 (9.68%) Logistics
9 2 (6.45%) OOP
9 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.45%) SOA
9 2 (6.45%) Scrum
10 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.23%) OO PHP
10 1 (3.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) C++
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) VB
5 10 (32.26%) VB.NET
6 6 (19.35%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) C
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.23%) Perl
9 1 (3.23%) PHP
9 1 (3.23%) Python
9 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCAD
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.45%) hybris
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