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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 41 69 20
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 49 13 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.25% 1.38% 8.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 1.43% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 13 46
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
913 910 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.75% 96.60% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 819 819 561
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +30 42 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Kettering 0 3 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Towcester -3 2 £43,500 +33.84% 2
Wellingborough - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 102 (88.70%) Software Engineering
2 84 (73.04%) SQL
3 81 (70.43%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (61.74%) C#
5 66 (57.39%) Scrum
6 55 (47.83%) TDD
6 55 (47.83%) BDD
7 53 (46.09%) Web Services
7 53 (46.09%) SDLC
8 48 (41.74%) Mentoring
8 48 (41.74%) User Stories
9 47 (40.87%) Java
10 46 (40.00%) Git (software)
11 41 (35.65%) OO
12 38 (33.04%) UNIX
12 38 (33.04%) C++
12 38 (33.04%) OOP
13 36 (31.30%) MVC
13 36 (31.30%) Retail
13 36 (31.30%) Apache Hive
14 35 (30.43%) Procedural Programming
14 35 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (29.57%) JSON
16 33 (28.70%) Computer Science
17 32 (27.83%) Degree
18 28 (24.35%) Spring
18 28 (24.35%) OOD
18 28 (24.35%) MySQL
19 27 (23.48%) J2EE
19 27 (23.48%) Spring MVC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.61%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.61%) JBoss
1 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.87%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) SAN
1 2 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.87%) Modbus
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.30%) Apache Hive
2 28 (24.35%) MySQL
3 26 (22.61%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.61%) SQLite
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.52%) JUnit
3 16 (13.91%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.96%) Bugzilla
6 6 (5.22%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.61%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.74%) Selenium
9 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.87%) JIRA
9 1 (0.87%) JMeter
General
1 36 (31.30%) Retail
2 15 (13.04%) Electronics
3 3 (2.61%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Games
4 2 (1.74%) Automotive
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.09%) Web Services
2 34 (29.57%) JSON
3 28 (24.35%) Spring
4 27 (23.48%) Spring MVC
4 27 (23.48%) J2EE
4 27 (23.48%) REST
5 20 (17.39%) HTML
6 19 (16.52%) .NET
7 18 (15.65%) ASP.NET
8 14 (12.17%) XML
9 13 (11.30%) .NET Framework
9 13 (11.30%) Entity Framework
10 11 (9.57%) CSS
11 8 (6.96%) WPF
12 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.35%) jQuery
14 3 (2.61%) Qt
14 3 (2.61%) OpenGL
14 3 (2.61%) WinForms
15 2 (1.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.70%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.78%) Mathematics
2 17 (14.78%) Physics
3 11 (9.57%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (5.22%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.74%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.87%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.04%) UNIX
2 20 (17.39%) Linux
3 17 (14.78%) Windows
4 4 (3.48%) Solaris
5 2 (1.74%) IRIX
5 2 (1.74%) AIX
5 2 (1.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (88.70%) Software Engineering
2 81 (70.43%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (57.39%) Scrum
4 55 (47.83%) TDD
4 55 (47.83%) BDD
5 53 (46.09%) SDLC
6 48 (41.74%) Mentoring
6 48 (41.74%) User Stories
7 41 (35.65%) OO
8 38 (33.04%) OOP
9 36 (31.30%) MVC
10 35 (30.43%) Procedural Programming
10 35 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (24.35%) OOD
12 24 (20.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (12.17%) Image Processing
14 12 (10.43%) Pattern Recognition
15 8 (6.96%) Automation Testing
15 8 (6.96%) Logistics
16 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (73.04%) SQL
2 71 (61.74%) C#
3 47 (40.87%) Java
4 38 (33.04%) C++
5 21 (18.26%) Python
6 16 (13.91%) COBOL
6 16 (13.91%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.57%) C
7 11 (9.57%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.74%) R
10 1 (0.87%) XAML
10 1 (0.87%) VB6
10 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (27.83%) Degree
2 16 (13.91%) PhD
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.87%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) Oracle
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.74%) HP
3 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.74%) VMware
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £60k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: 10 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 15 days ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Northampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago