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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 65 21 41
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 55 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.94% 8.22% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 8.58% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 29
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
891 641 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.22% 95.81% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 805 570 574
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 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 -36 15 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Towcester -4 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Kettering - 1 £30,000 - 1
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (97.44%) Software Engineering
2 22 (56.41%) C#
3 19 (48.72%) C++
4 17 (43.59%) C
5 16 (41.03%) Windows
6 15 (38.46%) Degree
7 9 (23.08%) XML
8 8 (20.51%) TDD
8 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
9 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
9 7 (17.95%) Physics
9 7 (17.95%) Kanban
9 7 (17.95%) Image Processing
9 7 (17.95%) Games
9 7 (17.95%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (17.95%) PhD
9 7 (17.95%) OOD
9 7 (17.95%) J2EE
9 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
10 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.38%) Java
10 6 (15.38%) .NET
10 6 (15.38%) Linux
10 6 (15.38%) User Stories
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
11 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (12.82%) OO

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.82%) Data Mining
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) NUnit
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.56%) MSTest
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (17.95%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) XML
2 7 (17.95%) J2EE
3 6 (15.38%) .NET
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
4 5 (12.82%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) CSS
5 3 (7.69%) HTML
5 3 (7.69%) HTML5
5 3 (7.69%) CSS3
5 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
6 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (2.56%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
2 7 (17.95%) Physics
3 2 (5.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.51%) TDD
3 7 (17.95%) Kanban
3 7 (17.95%) Image Processing
3 7 (17.95%) Extreme Programming
3 7 (17.95%) OOD
4 6 (15.38%) User Stories
5 5 (12.82%) OO
6 4 (10.26%) Logistics
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.56%) OOP
9 1 (2.56%) Validation
9 1 (2.56%) MVC
9 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) C++
3 17 (43.59%) C
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) VB
5 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.26%) Embedded C
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) Delphi
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
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Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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