Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 52 76
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.82% 4.01% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 4.19% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 49
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £45,375 £75,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +14.29%

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 1,218 1,051 1,385
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 95.89% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 961 818 933
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,425 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £58,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -9 38 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Daventry -3 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Kettering -4 3 £18,000 -64.00%
Towcester +2 1 £30,000 - 1
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 44 (91.67%) C#
2 43 (89.58%) JavaScript
3 41 (85.42%) .NET
4 39 (81.25%) CSS
4 39 (81.25%) HTML
5 38 (79.17%) ASP.NET
6 35 (72.92%) jQuery
7 34 (70.83%) MVC
8 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
9 29 (60.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (54.17%) Web Development
11 25 (52.08%) Software Engineering
12 23 (47.92%) .NET Framework
12 23 (47.92%) Ajax
12 23 (47.92%) AngularJS
12 23 (47.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (43.75%) Razor View Engine
13 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 21 (43.75%) JSON
13 21 (43.75%) QA
13 21 (43.75%) LINQ
13 21 (43.75%) Progressive Web App
14 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
14 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
15 15 (31.25%) SQL
16 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
18 8 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
18 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.25%) Automotive
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) .NET
2 39 (81.25%) CSS
2 39 (81.25%) HTML
3 38 (79.17%) ASP.NET
4 35 (72.92%) jQuery
5 29 (60.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 23 (47.92%) .NET Framework
6 23 (47.92%) Ajax
6 23 (47.92%) AngularJS
6 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 21 (43.75%) JSON
7 21 (43.75%) LINQ
7 21 (43.75%) Razor View Engine
8 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Core
9 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.17%) Web Services
9 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) MVC
2 26 (54.17%) Web Development
3 25 (52.08%) Software Engineering
4 21 (43.75%) Progressive Web App
5 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.17%) Information Management
7 2 (4.17%) OOP
7 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.17%) SDLC
7 2 (4.17%) System Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (2.08%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.08%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.08%) IT Strategy
8 1 (2.08%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) C#
2 43 (89.58%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.25%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) Python
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.17%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) Java
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Kibana
1 1 (2.08%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter