Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 46 79
Rank change year-on-year -5 +33 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.63% 4.43% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 4.69% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 24
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £29,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -35.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £45,500 £78,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +13.33%

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 772 661 938
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 94.56% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 565 504 589
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,850 £21,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,750 £59,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Northampton

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northampton region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 34 (91.89%) C#
2 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 34 (91.89%) ASP.NET
2 34 (91.89%) MVC
3 33 (89.19%) CSS
3 33 (89.19%) HTML
4 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
5 29 (78.38%) jQuery
5 29 (78.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 26 (70.27%) Software Engineering
7 25 (67.57%) Web Development
7 25 (67.57%) AngularJS
8 24 (64.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (62.16%) .NET Framework
10 21 (56.76%) JSON
10 21 (56.76%) Ajax
10 21 (56.76%) LINQ
10 21 (56.76%) QA
10 21 (56.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 21 (56.76%) Razor View Engine
10 21 (56.76%) Progressive Web App
11 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
12 11 (29.73%) SQL
13 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
14 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
14 8 (21.62%) Self-Motivation
14 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.11%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
1 34 (91.89%) ASP.NET
2 33 (89.19%) CSS
2 33 (89.19%) HTML
3 29 (78.38%) jQuery
3 29 (78.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 25 (67.57%) AngularJS
5 23 (62.16%) .NET Framework
5 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (56.76%) Ajax
6 21 (56.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 21 (56.76%) JSON
6 21 (56.76%) LINQ
6 21 (56.76%) Razor View Engine
7 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Core
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.41%) Django
9 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) MVC
2 26 (70.27%) Software Engineering
3 25 (67.57%) Web Development
4 21 (56.76%) Progressive Web App
5 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.41%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
6 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.70%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.70%) SDLC
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 34 (91.89%) C#
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (56.76%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Tableau