Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 73 94
Rank change year-on-year +25 +21 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 33 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.75% 2.29% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.01% 2.38% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 45
Northampton median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,450
90th Percentile £45,000 £75,000 £44,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +1.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Northampton
Permanent vacancies in Northampton with a recognized job title 659 967 1421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 96.12% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 499 602 1269
Northampton median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,450 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Northampton

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Northampton.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Northampton

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Northampton over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Northampton

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 27 (81.82%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (57.58%) Degree
5 18 (54.55%) Mathematics
5 18 (54.55%) Physics
5 18 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 18 (54.55%) PhD
6 17 (51.52%) Python
6 17 (51.52%) Electronics
6 17 (51.52%) C++
6 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
6 17 (51.52%) Subversion
6 17 (51.52%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (51.52%) Games
6 17 (51.52%) Scrum
6 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
7 16 (48.48%) Machine Learning
7 16 (48.48%) GitHub
7 16 (48.48%) Algorithms
7 16 (48.48%) Computer Vision
7 16 (48.48%) Java
7 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
8 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 12 (36.36%) HTML
8 12 (36.36%) MVC
9 11 (33.33%) .NET
9 11 (33.33%) CSS
10 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
10 10 (30.30%) jQuery

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (48.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
1 17 (51.52%) Subversion
2 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 17 (51.52%) Electronics
1 17 (51.52%) Games
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) CSS
3 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 10 (30.30%) jQuery
4 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 6 (18.18%) HTML5
6 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
6 5 (15.15%) CSS3
7 4 (12.12%) Ajax
7 4 (12.12%) Backbone.js
7 4 (12.12%) Ember.js
7 4 (12.12%) LAMP
7 4 (12.12%) Laravel
7 4 (12.12%) REST
7 4 (12.12%) SOAP
8 3 (9.09%) WCF
9 2 (6.06%) Web Services
9 2 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 16 (48.48%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 18 (54.55%) Physics
3 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
4 16 (48.48%) Computer Vision
4 16 (48.48%) Machine Learning
5 12 (36.36%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) OO
6 6 (18.18%) Web Development
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) OOP
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Process Management
9 1 (3.03%) Release Management
9 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.03%) TDD
9 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) C++
2 17 (51.52%) Python
3 16 (48.48%) Java
4 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (24.24%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Degree
2 18 (54.55%) PhD
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Xamarin