Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 61 35
Rank change year-on-year +12 -26 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 28 34 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.95% 3.79% 6.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 3.94% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 82
Northampton median annual salary £29,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.67% -16.67% +5.88%
Northamptonshire median annual salary £29,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -22.67% -11.76% +3.03%

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 678 863 1,278
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.32% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 566 607 1,018
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,460 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (75.00%) Degree
2 21 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) C++
3 20 (71.43%) Linux
4 19 (67.86%) Scrum
4 19 (67.86%) GitHub
4 19 (67.86%) Computer Vision
5 16 (57.14%) Algorithms
5 16 (57.14%) Python
5 16 (57.14%) C#
6 13 (46.43%) HTML
6 13 (46.43%) HTML5
6 13 (46.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (39.29%) Mathematics
7 11 (39.29%) PhD
7 11 (39.29%) Games
8 10 (35.71%) Machine Learning
9 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
9 9 (32.14%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (32.14%) Java
10 8 (28.57%) Windows
10 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
10 8 (28.57%) Video\Live Streaming
10 8 (28.57%) Electronics
10 8 (28.57%) Physics
10 8 (28.57%) Subversion
10 8 (28.57%) Neural Network
10 8 (28.57%) Google

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 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 19 (67.86%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Subversion
2 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 11 (39.29%) Games
2 8 (28.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
1 13 (46.43%) HTML5
2 8 (28.57%) Polymer
2 8 (28.57%) Web Components
3 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 8 (28.57%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (17.86%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) Computer Vision
3 19 (67.86%) Scrum
4 11 (39.29%) Mathematics
5 10 (35.71%) Machine Learning
6 8 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 8 (28.57%) Neural Network
6 8 (28.57%) Open Source
6 8 (28.57%) Physics
7 3 (10.71%) Image Processing
7 3 (10.71%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) OOP
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C++
2 16 (57.14%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) VB
5 4 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Degree
2 13 (46.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (39.29%) PhD
4 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Google