Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 45 38
Rank change year-on-year -29 -7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.13% 5.83% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 6.07% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 20 61 119
Northampton median annual salary £48,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -14.29% -10.83%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £80,750 £36,250 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £48,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +60.00% -14.29% -12.50%

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 908 725 1,013
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 96.03% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 680 560 729
Northampton median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -8.33%

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Northampton

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 10 (50.00%) RESTful
3 10 (50.00%) Docker
3 10 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 10 (50.00%) Fraud Detection
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 9 (45.00%) Degree
4 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (45.00%) Physics
4 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (45.00%) OO
4 9 (45.00%) Coaching
4 9 (45.00%) Microservices
4 9 (45.00%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (45.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (45.00%) Gradle
4 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (45.00%) Open Source
4 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
4 9 (45.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (30.00%) OOD
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) OLTP
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) SQL

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 3 (15.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (30.00%) OLTP
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (45.00%) Gradle
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
1 10 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) RESTful
1 10 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) Ajax
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) Java EE
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Redux
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (20.00%) Fintech
3 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Fraud Detection
2 10 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 9 (45.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 9 (45.00%) Coaching
3 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
3 9 (45.00%) Microservices
3 9 (45.00%) OO
3 9 (45.00%) Open Source
3 9 (45.00%) Physics
3 9 (45.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (30.00%) OOD
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) Java 8
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft