Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 39 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 47 60 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 6.80% 6.03% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 6.27% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 70 123 112
Northampton median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% -4.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £36,250 £45,250 £46,800
Northamptonshire median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -19.44% -6.49% -9.41%

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 655 957 1430
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.18% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 495 600 1276
Northampton median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,450 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,525 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Northampton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Northampton

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (82.98%) C++
3 39 (82.98%) Degree
3 39 (82.98%) Computer Science
4 38 (80.85%) Scrum
5 37 (78.72%) Computer Vision
6 36 (76.60%) Linux
7 34 (72.34%) GitHub
8 32 (68.09%) C#
9 30 (63.83%) Python
10 25 (53.19%) PhD
10 25 (53.19%) Games
10 25 (53.19%) Algorithms
10 25 (53.19%) Mathematics
11 24 (51.06%) Java
12 23 (48.94%) Computer Science Degree
13 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
14 18 (38.30%) HTML
15 17 (36.17%) Machine Learning
16 16 (34.04%) Physics
16 16 (34.04%) Embedded Linux
16 16 (34.04%) Visual Studio
16 16 (34.04%) Electronics
16 16 (34.04%) Subversion
17 15 (31.91%) HTML5
18 11 (23.40%) C
19 10 (21.28%) OOP
19 10 (21.28%) OO
19 10 (21.28%) Front End Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 34 (72.34%) GitHub
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Git (software)
2 16 (34.04%) Subversion
2 16 (34.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) JUnit
4 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.26%) Gradle
4 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (53.19%) Games
2 16 (34.04%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) HTML
2 15 (31.91%) HTML5
3 9 (19.15%) Polymer
3 9 (19.15%) Web Components
4 7 (14.89%) CSS
5 5 (10.64%) .NET
6 4 (8.51%) CSS3
6 4 (8.51%) JSON
6 4 (8.51%) REST
7 3 (6.38%) Django
7 3 (6.38%) Spring
7 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
7 3 (6.38%) Web Services
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.26%) J2EE
8 2 (4.26%) Middleware
9 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (82.98%) Computer Science
2 25 (53.19%) Algorithms
3 9 (19.15%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (19.15%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (80.85%) Scrum
4 37 (78.72%) Computer Vision
5 25 (53.19%) Mathematics
6 17 (36.17%) Machine Learning
7 16 (34.04%) Physics
8 10 (21.28%) Front End Development
8 10 (21.28%) OO
8 10 (21.28%) OOP
9 9 (19.15%) Image Processing
9 9 (19.15%) Multithreading
9 9 (19.15%) Neural Network
9 9 (19.15%) Open Source
10 4 (8.51%) TDD
11 3 (6.38%) BDD
11 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.38%) MVC
11 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) C++
2 32 (68.09%) C#
3 30 (63.83%) Python
4 24 (51.06%) Java
5 11 (23.40%) C
6 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.64%) SQL
8 2 (4.26%) COBOL
9 1 (2.13%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (82.98%) Degree
2 25 (53.19%) PhD
3 23 (48.94%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Google
2 3 (6.38%) hybris
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Talend
3 1 (2.13%) WSO2