The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 31 44
Rank change year-on-year -18 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 47 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.90% 6.44% 5.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 6.68% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 42
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 571 704 874
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 97.27% 96.44% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 507 569 760
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +5 15 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Software Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) C#
4 14 (42.42%) Java
5 13 (39.39%) OOP
6 12 (36.36%) Scrum
7 11 (33.33%) C++
7 11 (33.33%) HTML
8 10 (30.30%) SQL
8 10 (30.30%) Degree
8 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
9 9 (27.27%) TDD
9 9 (27.27%) OO
9 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (24.24%) JSON
11 7 (21.21%) C
11 7 (21.21%) .NET
11 7 (21.21%) CSS
12 6 (18.18%) PhD
12 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
12 6 (18.18%) Finance
12 6 (18.18%) Games
12 6 (18.18%) Selenium
12 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
12 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
12 6 (18.18%) Image Processing
12 6 (18.18%) Computer Vision
13 5 (15.15%) BDD
13 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
13 5 (15.15%) Tableau

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 5 (15.15%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
2 3 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Hive
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 6 (18.18%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) JUnit
3 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.03%) JMeter
5 1 (3.03%) NUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.03%) TestNG
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
1 6 (18.18%) Games
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) JSON
3 7 (21.21%) .NET
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) REST
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
4 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) XSD
4 4 (12.12%) XSLT
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) OOP
4 12 (36.36%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (27.27%) OO
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Computer Vision
6 6 (18.18%) Image Processing
6 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
7 5 (15.15%) BDD
7 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.12%) ETL
8 4 (12.12%) MVC
8 4 (12.12%) OOD
8 4 (12.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) C++
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) C
6 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.12%) Python
8 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Tableau
2 4 (12.12%) Talend
2 4 (12.12%) WSO2
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago