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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 27 73 16
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 74 16 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.01% 1.77% 8.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.21% 1.83% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 60 16 50
Average salary £40,000 £34,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% -8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £51,250 £42,500
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
901 872 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.51% 96.57% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 781 804 590
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 July 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 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 +44 63 £40,000 +16.78% 12
Towcester +4 4 £40,000 +128.57%
Daventry - 1 £42,500 -
Kettering - 1 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 83 (88.30%) Software Engineering
2 71 (75.53%) SQL
3 68 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (57.45%) Scrum
5 53 (56.38%) C#
6 50 (53.19%) Web Services
7 47 (50.00%) TDD
8 42 (44.68%) BDD
9 41 (43.62%) SDLC
10 39 (41.49%) Git (software)
11 38 (40.43%) Mentoring
11 38 (40.43%) User Stories
12 36 (38.30%) Java
13 35 (37.23%) OO
14 34 (36.17%) OOP
15 32 (34.04%) MVC
15 32 (34.04%) UNIX
15 32 (34.04%) JSON
16 30 (31.91%) Apache Hive
16 30 (31.91%) Retail
16 30 (31.91%) Procedural Programming
17 29 (30.85%) Computer Science
17 29 (30.85%) Degree
18 27 (28.72%) C++
19 26 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (24.47%) MongoDB
21 22 (23.40%) OOD
22 21 (22.34%) MySQL
22 21 (22.34%) Spring
23 20 (21.28%) REST

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.19%) JBoss
1 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) SAN
1 2 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.91%) Apache Hive
2 23 (24.47%) MongoDB
3 21 (22.34%) MySQL
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) SQLite
5 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (41.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.96%) JUnit
3 12 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.70%) Visual Studio
5 8 (8.51%) Mercurial
6 7 (7.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 30 (31.91%) Retail
2 14 (14.89%) Electronics
3 3 (3.19%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Military
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (53.19%) Web Services
2 32 (34.04%) JSON
3 21 (22.34%) Spring
4 20 (21.28%) J2EE
4 20 (21.28%) Spring MVC
4 20 (21.28%) REST
5 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET
5 17 (18.09%) HTML
5 17 (18.09%) .NET
6 14 (14.89%) .NET Framework
6 14 (14.89%) XML
6 14 (14.89%) Entity Framework
7 13 (13.83%) CSS
8 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.26%) WPF
10 3 (3.19%) Qt
10 3 (3.19%) OpenGL
11 1 (1.06%) HTML5
11 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.85%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.70%) Mathematics
2 11 (11.70%) Physics
3 8 (8.51%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.04%) UNIX
2 16 (17.02%) Linux
3 12 (12.77%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) AIX
4 2 (2.13%) HPUX
4 2 (2.13%) Solaris
4 2 (2.13%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (88.30%) Software Engineering
2 68 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (57.45%) Scrum
4 47 (50.00%) TDD
5 42 (44.68%) BDD
6 41 (43.62%) SDLC
7 38 (40.43%) User Stories
7 38 (40.43%) Mentoring
8 35 (37.23%) OO
9 34 (36.17%) OOP
10 32 (34.04%) MVC
11 30 (31.91%) Procedural Programming
12 26 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (23.40%) OOD
14 20 (21.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (9.57%) Pattern Recognition
15 9 (9.57%) Image Processing
16 8 (8.51%) Logistics
17 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
17 7 (7.45%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (75.53%) SQL
2 53 (56.38%) C#
3 36 (38.30%) Java
4 27 (28.72%) C++
5 16 (17.02%) COBOL
6 14 (14.89%) JavaScript
6 14 (14.89%) VB.NET
7 13 (13.83%) Python
8 4 (4.26%) C
9 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.13%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.06%) XAML
10 1 (1.06%) VB6
10 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (30.85%) Degree
2 11 (11.70%) PhD
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.06%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) HP
3 2 (2.13%) VMware
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Limited
Salary: £neg+ bonus Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £40k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £47000 per annum + £ neg bonus+bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum + £neg+ bonus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum + £neg bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + £neg +bonus+bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wellingborough
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: 27 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: 27 days ago