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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 70 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 40 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.90% 5.87% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 6.13% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 30
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £44,100 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
712 653 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.05% 95.89% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 663 583 556
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £57,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Towcester - 4 £36,500 -
Northampton -37 2 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Software Engineer
East Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (92.59%) Software Engineering
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 15 (55.56%) C#
5 14 (51.85%) SQL
5 14 (51.85%) VB
5 14 (51.85%) XML
6 13 (48.15%) C++
7 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
7 12 (44.44%) Windows
8 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
8 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (33.33%) Data Mining
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (29.63%) Degree
11 7 (25.93%) TDD
11 7 (25.93%) C
11 7 (25.93%) OO
12 6 (22.22%) J2EE
12 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (22.22%) OOD
13 5 (18.52%) Spring
13 5 (18.52%) Java
14 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
14 4 (14.81%) HTML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 9 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) FitNesse
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Electronics
1 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) XML
3 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
4 6 (22.22%) J2EE
5 5 (18.52%) Spring
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 2 (7.41%) Ajax
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) JSON
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (3.70%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (3.70%) WCF
9 1 (3.70%) STL
9 1 (3.70%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
2 7 (25.93%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) OOD
4 4 (14.81%) OOP
4 4 (14.81%) User Stories
5 3 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) Logistics
6 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Kanban
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) SOA
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) VB
3 13 (48.15%) C++
4 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 7 (25.93%) C
6 5 (18.52%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.81%) MATLAB
7 4 (14.81%) VB6
8 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.70%) Perl
8 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) MCAD
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.41%) hybris
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