Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 20 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 71 43
Rank change year-on-year +22 -28 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 47 42 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.26% 3.07% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 3.20% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60 71 95
Northamptonshire median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% -6.49% -12.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £45,250 £45,000
East Midlands median annual salary £35,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.79% -3.75% -

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 1,060 1,313 1,709
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.84% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 853 949 1,397
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £22,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +1.28%

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 January 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 January 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 +17 39 £29,000 -19.44% 1
Towcester - 6 £37,500 -
Software Engineer
East Midlands

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

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

1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (74.47%) Linux
3 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (61.70%) Scrum
4 29 (61.70%) Degree
4 29 (61.70%) Computer Science
5 28 (59.57%) C++
5 28 (59.57%) Computer Vision
6 27 (57.45%) GitHub
7 26 (55.32%) C#
8 24 (51.06%) Python
9 22 (46.81%) Algorithms
10 18 (38.30%) Mathematics
10 18 (38.30%) PhD
10 18 (38.30%) HTML
10 18 (38.30%) Games
11 17 (36.17%) HTML5
12 16 (34.04%) Git (software)
12 16 (34.04%) Java
12 16 (34.04%) Computer Science Degree
13 15 (31.91%) Machine Learning
14 14 (29.79%) Embedded Linux
15 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
15 13 (27.66%) Electronics
15 13 (27.66%) Subversion
15 13 (27.66%) Physics
16 10 (21.28%) Windows
17 9 (19.15%) CSS
17 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
17 9 (19.15%) Neural Network

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 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) EPLAN
Cloud Services
1 27 (57.45%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Profibus
1 5 (10.64%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.66%) Subversion
2 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) VectorCAST
General
1 18 (38.30%) Games
2 13 (27.66%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) HTML
2 17 (36.17%) HTML5
3 9 (19.15%) CSS
3 9 (19.15%) Polymer
3 9 (19.15%) Web Components
4 8 (17.02%) .NET
5 5 (10.64%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.26%) CSS3
6 2 (4.26%) JSON
6 2 (4.26%) REST
6 2 (4.26%) Spring
6 2 (4.26%) Spring MVC
6 2 (4.26%) Web Services
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.13%) Django
7 1 (2.13%) J2EE
7 1 (2.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (61.70%) Computer Science
2 22 (46.81%) Algorithms
3 9 (19.15%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (10.64%) CAN bus
4 5 (10.64%) Driving Licence
4 5 (10.64%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (10.64%) SCADA
5 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Linux
2 14 (29.79%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (61.70%) Scrum
4 28 (59.57%) Computer Vision
5 18 (38.30%) Mathematics
6 15 (31.91%) Machine Learning
7 13 (27.66%) Physics
8 9 (19.15%) Front End Development
8 9 (19.15%) Multithreading
8 9 (19.15%) Neural Network
8 9 (19.15%) Open Source
9 6 (12.77%) OO
9 6 (12.77%) OOP
10 5 (10.64%) Image Processing
11 3 (6.38%) MVC
12 2 (4.26%) BDD
12 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (4.26%) TDD
12 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) C++
2 26 (55.32%) C#
3 24 (51.06%) Python
4 16 (34.04%) Java
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.89%) C
6 7 (14.89%) SQL
7 5 (10.64%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) COBOL
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) Degree
2 18 (38.30%) PhD
3 16 (34.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Google
2 5 (10.64%) Siemens
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) hybris