The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 46 66
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.61% 2.77% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 2.87% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 13
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - +1.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 374 522 649
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 96.39% 96.49% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 307 382 566
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,648 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 14 (60.87%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) .NET
5 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (39.13%) Firmware
5 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (26.09%) OOP
8 6 (26.09%) PhD
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
8 6 (26.09%) Physics
9 5 (21.74%) Selenium
9 5 (21.74%) WCF
9 5 (21.74%) MVC
9 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 5 (21.74%) C
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
9 5 (21.74%) Image Processing
9 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
10 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
10 4 (17.39%) Scrum
10 4 (17.39%) HTML5

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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) WCF
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) Yocto
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.04%) WPF
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.35%) Mono for Android
8 1 (4.35%) React
8 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
3 6 (26.09%) OOP
3 6 (26.09%) Physics
4 5 (21.74%) Image Processing
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
7 1 (4.35%) Android Development
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Process Management
7 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) SOLID
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Telematics
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) C
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (26.09%) PhD
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
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