Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

Software Engineer
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 44 38
Rank change year-on-year -48 -6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 59 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.01% 5.17% 5.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 5.40% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26 82 144
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.33% -16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £42,250 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +29.23% -9.72% -6.49%

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 1,307 1,093 1,284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 95.71% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 869 920
Northamptonshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -10.02%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,450 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,700 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Northamptonshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Northamptonshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

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

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Northamptonshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 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 -35 23 £42,500 +41.67% 2
Kettering - 2 £25,000 -
Software Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 15 (55.56%) Finance
4 13 (48.15%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (44.44%) Mathematics
5 12 (44.44%) Physics
5 12 (44.44%) OO
6 11 (40.74%) C#
6 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
6 11 (40.74%) Machine Learning
6 11 (40.74%) Spring Boot
7 10 (37.04%) Microservices
7 10 (37.04%) Docker
7 10 (37.04%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (37.04%) Fraud Detection
7 10 (37.04%) MongoDB
7 10 (37.04%) RESTful
7 10 (37.04%) Degree
7 10 (37.04%) Retail Banking
8 9 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (33.33%) Gradle
8 9 (33.33%) Open Source
8 9 (33.33%) C++
8 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
8 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 9 (33.33%) Coaching
9 8 (29.63%) .NET
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.93%) OOD

Software Engineer 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 (11.11%) CMS
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.93%) OLTP
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 9 (33.33%) Gradle
2 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Spring Boot
2 10 (37.04%) RESTful
3 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 6 (22.22%) REST
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (14.81%) SOAP
6 4 (14.81%) WCF
7 3 (11.11%) Ajax
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) MFC
8 2 (7.41%) Spring
9 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
9 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.70%) J2EE
9 1 (3.70%) Middleware
9 1 (3.70%) Web Services
9 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
2 10 (37.04%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (14.81%) EPoS
3 4 (14.81%) Fintech
4 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (48.15%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 12 (44.44%) OO
3 12 (44.44%) Physics
4 11 (40.74%) Machine Learning
5 10 (37.04%) Fraud Detection
5 10 (37.04%) Microservices
6 9 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (33.33%) Coaching
6 9 (33.33%) Open Source
7 7 (25.93%) OOD
7 7 (25.93%) Web Development
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (22.22%) SOA
9 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
10 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
11 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 3 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Java 8
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) IBM