The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 29 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.19% 5.39% 9.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 5.59% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 50
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 368 519 659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 96.34% 96.47% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 301 374 580
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Northampton

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Northampton

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (83.33%) C#
3 19 (63.33%) C++
3 19 (63.33%) Degree
3 19 (63.33%) Computer Science
3 19 (63.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (46.67%) OOP
5 14 (46.67%) HTML
6 12 (40.00%) Scrum
6 12 (40.00%) Computer Vision
7 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
7 11 (36.67%) Image Processing
7 11 (36.67%) Java
7 11 (36.67%) C
7 11 (36.67%) PhD
7 11 (36.67%) Games
8 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 9 (30.00%) OO
10 8 (26.67%) Python
10 8 (26.67%) Windows
10 8 (26.67%) Linux
10 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 8 (26.67%) SQL
10 8 (26.67%) GitHub
11 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework
11 7 (23.33%) .NET
11 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
11 7 (23.33%) CSS
11 7 (23.33%) SaaS

Software Engineer 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 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) GitHub
2 7 (23.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) TestNG
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (36.67%) Games
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework
3 4 (13.33%) JSON
3 4 (13.33%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) XSD
3 4 (13.33%) XSLT
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) Django
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) OOP
4 12 (40.00%) Computer Vision
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
5 11 (36.67%) Image Processing
5 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
6 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 9 (30.00%) OO
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
9 4 (13.33%) ETL
10 3 (10.00%) Physics
11 1 (3.33%) Analytics
11 1 (3.33%) API Testing
11 1 (3.33%) BDD
11 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
11 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
11 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) C++
3 11 (36.67%) C
3 11 (36.67%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (26.67%) Python
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 19 (63.33%) Degree
2 11 (36.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Talend
1 4 (13.33%) WSO2
2 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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