Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 64 31
Rank change year-on-year -34 -33 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 34 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.99% 2.98% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 3.08% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 52 128
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £23,400 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,500 £44,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -12.50%

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 1,375 1,105 1,434
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 96.76% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 941 1,070
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,700 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,750 £57,500 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -25 10 £49,500 +57.14% 1
Kettering - 2 £25,000 - 1
Software Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (21.43%) Fintech
5 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) Physics
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) WCF
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) CMS
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (21.43%) Windows

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 (21.43%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Front Office
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Ajax
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) Java EE
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Physics
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C++
1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) IBM