Period
to 23 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 52 85
Rank change year-on-year -13 +33 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.59% 3.82% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 3.97% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 27
Northamptonshire median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £29,375 £27,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,625 £77,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +11.11%

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 1,043 1,082 1,297
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.09% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 759 886 976
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,000 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +3 22 £46,250 +32.14% 7
Towcester -1 1 £30,000 -47.83%
Daventry -8 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Wellingborough - 1 £42,500 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 24 (85.71%) C#
2 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 21 (75.00%) HTML
3 21 (75.00%) .NET
4 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 20 (71.43%) CSS
4 20 (71.43%) MVC
4 20 (71.43%) Software Engineering
5 18 (64.29%) Web Development
5 18 (64.29%) jQuery
6 17 (60.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 14 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
9 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 14 (50.00%) Progressive Web App
9 14 (50.00%) QA
9 14 (50.00%) LINQ
9 14 (50.00%) Ajax
9 14 (50.00%) JSON
10 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
11 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
12 7 (25.00%) SQL
13 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 3 (10.71%) Linux
14 3 (10.71%) Python
14 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
14 3 (10.71%) Automotive

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
1 21 (75.00%) HTML
2 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 20 (71.43%) CSS
3 18 (64.29%) jQuery
4 16 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (50.00%) Ajax
6 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 14 (50.00%) JSON
6 14 (50.00%) LINQ
6 14 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
7 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
8 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.14%) .NET Core
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (7.14%) Django
10 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Core
10 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) MVC
1 20 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 18 (64.29%) Web Development
3 14 (50.00%) Progressive Web App
4 3 (10.71%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
4 3 (10.71%) Logistics
4 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C#
2 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle