Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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

Software Developer
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 83 92
Rank change year-on-year +27 +9 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 43 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.80% 2.03% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 2.12% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 46
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% +2.06%
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,000 £24,375
90th Percentile £51,625 £77,000 £52,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 1,086 1,275 1,657
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.01% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 891 950 1,322
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,750 £22,038
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,690
% change year-on-year - +0.78% -0.78%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Northamptonshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Northamptonshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Northamptonshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +19 23 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Daventry - 11 £35,000 - 1
Towcester - 5 £57,500 - 1
Kettering - 2 £51,250 -
Brackley +3 1 £42,500 +21.43%
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, Software Developer 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 32 (74.42%) C#
2 24 (55.81%) .NET
3 23 (53.49%) CSS
3 23 (53.49%) HTML
3 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
4 22 (51.16%) MVC
5 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
6 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
7 15 (34.88%) Linux
7 15 (34.88%) Ajax
8 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.23%) VB.NET
9 11 (25.58%) Java
9 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
10 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
10 10 (23.26%) SQL
11 9 (20.93%) Scrum
11 9 (20.93%) C++
11 9 (20.93%) Python
11 9 (20.93%) Google
12 8 (18.60%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (18.60%) Degree
12 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
12 8 (18.60%) Physics
12 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
12 8 (18.60%) jQuery
12 8 (18.60%) GitHub
12 8 (18.60%) Machine Learning
12 8 (18.60%) PhD

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (9.30%) Apache
1 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.98%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) EPLAN
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Profibus
1 2 (4.65%) RFID
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) Big Data
6 1 (2.33%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) Subversion
2 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.60%) Electronics
1 8 (18.60%) Games
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) CSS
2 23 (53.49%) HTML
3 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
4 15 (34.88%) Ajax
5 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (18.60%) jQuery
7 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.63%) CSS3
7 5 (11.63%) HTML5
8 4 (9.30%) Backbone.js
8 4 (9.30%) Ember.js
8 4 (9.30%) LAMP
8 4 (9.30%) Laravel
8 4 (9.30%) REST
8 4 (9.30%) SOAP
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.65%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Algorithms
1 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.65%) CAN bus
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) SCADA
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) MVC
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
5 8 (18.60%) Computer Vision
5 8 (18.60%) Machine Learning
5 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
5 8 (18.60%) Physics
6 5 (11.63%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Web Development
8 3 (6.98%) Workflow
9 2 (4.65%) ERP
9 2 (4.65%) TDD
10 1 (2.33%) API Development
10 1 (2.33%) DevOps
10 1 (2.33%) ITIL
10 1 (2.33%) Microservices
10 1 (2.33%) OOP
10 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) C#
2 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) VB.NET
4 11 (25.58%) Java
5 10 (23.26%) SQL
6 9 (20.93%) C++
6 9 (20.93%) Python
7 5 (11.63%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) ABAP
8 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
1 8 (18.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Google
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Siemens
2 2 (4.65%) Twitter
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle