Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 33 43
Rank change year-on-year -24 +10 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 44 95 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.78% 6.46% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 6.67% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 63 145 122
Northamptonshire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +19.40%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £28,200
90th Percentile £44,500 £55,000 £47,000
East Midlands median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% -12.50% +6.67%

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 1120 1425 1753
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 96.30% 96.87% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1064 1537
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,075 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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 -3 39 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Software Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (84.09%) C#
3 32 (72.73%) C++
4 29 (65.91%) Degree
4 29 (65.91%) Computer Science
5 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (54.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (50.00%) Scrum
8 21 (47.73%) Computer Vision
9 19 (43.18%) Games
9 19 (43.18%) C
9 19 (43.18%) PhD
9 19 (43.18%) Mathematics
10 18 (40.91%) Linux
11 17 (38.64%) HTML
12 16 (36.36%) GitHub
13 15 (34.09%) Java
13 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
13 15 (34.09%) Python
14 14 (31.82%) .NET
14 14 (31.82%) Image Processing
15 13 (29.55%) OOP
15 13 (29.55%) OO
16 11 (25.00%) Windows
17 10 (22.73%) SQL
17 10 (22.73%) Algorithms
18 9 (20.45%) SaaS
18 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
18 9 (20.45%) CSS
18 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework

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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) GitHub
2 9 (20.45%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) Subversion
4 4 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.55%) JUnit
6 2 (4.55%) Selenium
7 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.27%) Gradle
7 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.27%) JMeter
7 1 (2.27%) NUnit
7 1 (2.27%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.27%) TestNG
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (43.18%) Games
2 6 (13.64%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) HTML
2 14 (31.82%) .NET
3 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
3 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.45%) CSS
4 8 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 5 (11.36%) HTML5
5 5 (11.36%) JSON
6 4 (9.09%) CSS3
6 4 (9.09%) XML
6 4 (9.09%) XSD
6 4 (9.09%) XSLT
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.55%) Django
7 2 (4.55%) jQuery
7 2 (4.55%) REST
8 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.27%) Middleware
8 1 (2.27%) Spring
8 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (65.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (22.73%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (50.00%) Scrum
4 21 (47.73%) Computer Vision
5 19 (43.18%) Mathematics
6 14 (31.82%) Image Processing
7 13 (29.55%) OO
7 13 (29.55%) OOP
8 8 (18.18%) Physics
9 6 (13.64%) TDD
9 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.36%) Machine Learning
11 4 (9.09%) ETL
12 2 (4.55%) BDD
12 2 (4.55%) MVC
12 2 (4.55%) Web Development
13 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (2.27%) Technical Analysis
13 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) C#
2 32 (72.73%) C++
3 19 (43.18%) C
4 15 (34.09%) Java
4 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.09%) Python
5 10 (22.73%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) COBOL
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (65.91%) Degree
2 24 (54.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (43.18%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Talend
1 4 (9.09%) WSO2
2 2 (4.55%) hybris
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
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