Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 81 67
Rank change year-on-year +31 -14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 33 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.01% 2.26% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 2.35% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 83
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £48,375 £75,000 £52,000
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +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 1052 1405 1836
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.10% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 824 943 1617
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,425 £58,750 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +25 33 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Daventry - 5 £35,000 -
Kettering +12 3 £50,000 +81.82%
Towcester -4 2 - -
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Developer 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 35 (79.55%) C#
2 23 (52.27%) Linux
3 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (45.45%) HTML
4 20 (45.45%) Degree
5 19 (43.18%) Mathematics
5 19 (43.18%) Physics
5 19 (43.18%) Computer Science
5 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
5 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
5 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
5 19 (43.18%) .NET
5 19 (43.18%) CSS
5 19 (43.18%) MVC
5 19 (43.18%) Scrum
6 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
6 18 (40.91%) Python
6 18 (40.91%) PhD
7 17 (38.64%) Algorithms
7 17 (38.64%) C++
7 17 (38.64%) Games
7 17 (38.64%) Electronics
7 17 (38.64%) Subversion
7 17 (38.64%) Embedded Linux
7 17 (38.64%) Machine Learning
8 16 (36.36%) GitHub
8 16 (36.36%) Java
8 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
8 16 (36.36%) Computer Vision
9 12 (27.27%) SQL Server

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 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) Hyperledger
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) EPLAN
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Profibus
1 2 (4.55%) RFID
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (38.64%) Subversion
3 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) NUnit
General
1 17 (38.64%) Electronics
1 17 (38.64%) Games
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) HTML
2 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) CSS
3 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 10 (22.73%) jQuery
5 9 (20.45%) Ajax
6 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 8 (18.18%) HTML5
7 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (15.91%) CSS3
8 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.09%) Backbone.js
9 4 (9.09%) Ember.js
9 4 (9.09%) LAMP
9 4 (9.09%) Laravel
9 4 (9.09%) REST
9 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 4 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Computer Science
2 17 (38.64%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.55%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.55%) Fintech
4 2 (4.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Mathematics
2 19 (43.18%) MVC
2 19 (43.18%) Physics
2 19 (43.18%) Scrum
2 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
3 17 (38.64%) Machine Learning
4 16 (36.36%) Computer Vision
5 6 (13.64%) OO
5 6 (13.64%) Web Development
6 4 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (6.82%) TDD
8 2 (4.55%) OOP
8 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.27%) MVVM
9 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Release Management
9 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 18 (40.91%) Python
4 17 (38.64%) C++
5 16 (36.36%) Java
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
8 5 (11.36%) PHP
9 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Degree
2 18 (40.91%) PhD
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Siemens
2 2 (4.55%) Twitter
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Xamarin