Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 66 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 49 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.40% 2.91% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 3.01% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 53 53
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,425 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,625 £46,000 £42,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,400 1,096 1,416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.22% 96.65% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 927 1,053
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,240 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £57,500
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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -7 24 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Daventry - 9 £35,000 -
Brackley +6 5 - -
Kettering - 4 £18,500 - 2
Towcester - 2 £47,500 -
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 41 (83.67%) C#
2 38 (77.55%) .NET
3 28 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
5 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
6 22 (44.90%) HTML
7 21 (42.86%) CSS
8 18 (36.73%) MVC
9 17 (34.69%) SQL
10 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (26.53%) VB.NET
11 13 (26.53%) jQuery
12 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
13 11 (22.45%) Ajax
14 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
15 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
16 8 (16.33%) Degree
17 7 (14.29%) Web Development
17 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
17 7 (14.29%) Data Management
17 7 (14.29%) Java
17 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
17 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
17 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 6 (12.24%) SAP
18 6 (12.24%) C++
18 6 (12.24%) Google
18 6 (12.24%) Information Management
18 6 (12.24%) System Testing

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 3 (6.12%) CMS
1 3 (6.12%) K2 blackpearl
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (6.12%) WordPress
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) G Suite
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Appium
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.04%) Buildbot
3 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) Gatling
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JMeter
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.04%) NeoLoad
3 1 (2.04%) NUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Law
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Front Office
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (77.55%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
3 22 (44.90%) HTML
4 21 (42.86%) CSS
5 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 13 (26.53%) jQuery
7 11 (22.45%) Ajax
8 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.12%) HTML5
10 3 (6.12%) JSON
10 3 (6.12%) LINQ
10 3 (6.12%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (6.12%) REST
10 3 (6.12%) SAP Smart Forms
10 3 (6.12%) Sass
10 3 (6.12%) SOAP
10 3 (6.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.12%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) MVC
2 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.29%) Data Management
3 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (14.29%) Web Development
4 6 (12.24%) Information Management
4 6 (12.24%) System Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) DNA
6 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.12%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (6.12%) OO
7 3 (6.12%) OOP
7 3 (6.12%) Progressive Web App
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) Service Management
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) C#
2 28 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 17 (34.69%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.29%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) C++
7 5 (10.20%) PHP
8 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.12%) Python
10 2 (4.08%) Perl
11 1 (2.04%) ABAP
11 1 (2.04%) C
11 1 (2.04%) Ruby
11 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Kibana
1 1 (2.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Google
2 6 (12.24%) SAP
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter