Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 52 71
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 28 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.56% 3.97% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 4.14% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 57 62
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,500 £29,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.31% -19.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £38,750 £45,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +12.68% -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 1,059 1,062 1,296
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 95.93% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 797 856 935
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £62,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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 -15 28 £37,500 +29.31% 3
Software Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (78.57%) Finance
3 20 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (57.14%) Java
5 15 (53.57%) Docker
6 14 (50.00%) Microservices
6 14 (50.00%) Spring Boot
6 14 (50.00%) Degree
7 13 (46.43%) Cucumber
7 13 (46.43%) Gradle
7 13 (46.43%) RESTful
8 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
8 12 (42.86%) C#
9 11 (39.29%) Artificial Intelligence
9 11 (39.29%) Open Source
10 10 (35.71%) OO
11 9 (32.14%) OLTP
11 9 (32.14%) Windows
11 9 (32.14%) Machine Learning
12 8 (28.57%) Fraud Detection
12 8 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
12 8 (28.57%) C++
12 8 (28.57%) OOD
12 8 (28.57%) SOA
12 8 (28.57%) Mathematics
12 8 (28.57%) Physics
12 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
12 8 (28.57%) Retail Banking
13 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 7 (25.00%) Mentoring

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 4 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 9 (32.14%) OLTP
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Cucumber
1 13 (46.43%) Gradle
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Retail Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Advertising
4 2 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 13 (46.43%) RESTful
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) WPF
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.71%) MFC
6 3 (10.71%) REST
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) Kafka
7 2 (7.14%) Redux
7 2 (7.14%) Spring
7 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) WCF
8 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (21.43%) EPoS
3 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Fintech
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (50.00%) Microservices
4 11 (39.29%) Artificial Intelligence
4 11 (39.29%) Open Source
5 10 (35.71%) OO
6 9 (32.14%) Machine Learning
7 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 8 (28.57%) Fraud Detection
7 8 (28.57%) Mathematics
7 8 (28.57%) OOD
7 8 (28.57%) Physics
7 8 (28.57%) SOA
7 8 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
8 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (21.43%) Coaching
9 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
10 5 (17.86%) SDLC
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) Java 8
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 2 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft