The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 36 36 58
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.66% 6.76% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 6.88% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 11
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £45,000 £45,000
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 371 552 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 96.87% 98.22% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 317 406 472
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) C#
3 15 (45.45%) Java
4 12 (36.36%) HTML
4 12 (36.36%) OOP
5 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) TDD
6 10 (30.30%) Physics
6 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (27.27%) JSON
7 9 (27.27%) PhD
8 8 (24.24%) OO
8 8 (24.24%) C++
8 8 (24.24%) SQL
8 8 (24.24%) .NET
8 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
9 7 (21.21%) BDD
9 7 (21.21%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) SDLC
9 7 (21.21%) JUnit
10 6 (18.18%) CSS
10 6 (18.18%) J2EE
10 6 (18.18%) MySQL
10 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
10 6 (18.18%) OOD
10 6 (18.18%) MVC
10 6 (18.18%) Retail

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (15.15%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Apache Hive
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) JUnit
3 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.18%) Selenium
4 3 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.03%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) NUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) TestNG
6 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Games
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) JSON
3 8 (24.24%) .NET
4 6 (18.18%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) J2EE
4 6 (18.18%) REST
4 6 (18.18%) Spring
4 6 (18.18%) Spring MVC
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.09%) XML
6 3 (9.09%) XSD
6 3 (9.09%) XSLT
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
7 2 (6.06%) Yocto
8 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) OOP
4 11 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) Physics
5 10 (30.30%) TDD
6 8 (24.24%) OO
7 7 (21.21%) BDD
7 7 (21.21%) SDLC
8 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
8 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 6 (18.18%) MVC
8 6 (18.18%) OOD
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.18%) User Stories
9 5 (15.15%) Analytics
9 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) C++
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) C
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) PhD
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Tableau
2 3 (9.09%) Talend
2 3 (9.09%) WSO2
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