Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 89 148 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.12% 10.10% 9.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 11.07% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 105 266 243
Northamptonshire median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% -2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year - +5.96% -5.63%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 976 1337 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 89.05% 91.26% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 750 882 1507
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,225 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Northamptonshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 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 -8 70 £29,000 -19.44% 2
Towcester - 5 £37,500 -
Wellingborough - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 55 (61.80%) C++
2 52 (58.43%) Computer Science
3 51 (57.30%) Degree
4 50 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (49.44%) Scrum
6 43 (48.31%) Linux
7 41 (46.07%) Java
8 37 (41.57%) Computer Vision
9 36 (40.45%) C#
10 34 (38.20%) GitHub
11 32 (35.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 31 (34.83%) Python
13 30 (33.71%) Algorithms
14 28 (31.46%) Mathematics
15 26 (29.21%) PhD
16 25 (28.09%) Games
17 24 (26.97%) HTML
18 21 (23.60%) Electronics
19 20 (22.47%) C
19 20 (22.47%) Physics
19 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
20 18 (20.22%) HTML5
20 18 (20.22%) Machine Learning
21 17 (19.10%) Embedded Linux
22 16 (17.98%) Subversion
22 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
22 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
23 15 (16.85%) Finance
24 12 (13.48%) CSS
24 12 (13.48%) Open Source

Software Engineering
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 7 (7.87%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.12%) CICS
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) EPLAN
2 2 (2.25%) SPSS
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (38.20%) GitHub
2 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.37%) SaaS
4 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Profibus
1 5 (5.62%) RFID
2 1 (1.12%) SAN
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.12%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.87%) OLTP
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.49%) MySQL
6 2 (2.25%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.98%) Subversion
2 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.37%) JUnit
5 2 (2.25%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.25%) Gradle
5 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.12%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) Selenium
6 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.12%) VectorCAST
General
1 25 (28.09%) Games
2 21 (23.60%) Electronics
3 15 (16.85%) Finance
4 10 (11.24%) Retail
5 9 (10.11%) Banking
6 7 (7.87%) Retail Banking
7 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
8 4 (4.49%) Marketing
8 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 2 (2.25%) Law
10 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Software Engineer
2 39 (43.82%) C++ Software Engineer
3 26 (29.21%) Developer
4 19 (21.35%) Software Developer
5 18 (20.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 16 (17.98%) C++ Developer
6 16 (17.98%) C++ Software Developer
6 16 (17.98%) Graduate
6 16 (17.98%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 16 (17.98%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
6 16 (17.98%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (17.98%) Graduate Developer
6 16 (17.98%) Graduate Software Developer
6 16 (17.98%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 12 (13.48%) Python Software Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) C Software Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) Computer Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) HTML
2 18 (20.22%) HTML5
3 12 (13.48%) CSS
4 9 (10.11%) .NET
4 9 (10.11%) Polymer
4 9 (10.11%) Web Components
5 8 (8.99%) XML
6 6 (6.74%) Spring
6 6 (6.74%) Web Services
7 5 (5.62%) CSS3
8 4 (4.49%) J2EE
8 4 (4.49%) JSON
8 4 (4.49%) REST
8 4 (4.49%) RESTful
9 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.37%) Django
9 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.37%) JSP
9 3 (3.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (58.43%) Computer Science
2 30 (33.71%) Algorithms
3 9 (10.11%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (5.62%) CAN bus
4 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.62%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.62%) SCADA
5 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.12%) DataPower
6 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.31%) Linux
2 17 (19.10%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (12.36%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (49.44%) Scrum
3 37 (41.57%) Computer Vision
4 28 (31.46%) Mathematics
5 20 (22.47%) Physics
6 18 (20.22%) Machine Learning
7 12 (13.48%) Open Source
8 11 (12.36%) Front End Development
8 11 (12.36%) OO
8 11 (12.36%) OOP
9 9 (10.11%) Image Processing
9 9 (10.11%) Multithreading
9 9 (10.11%) Neural Network
9 9 (10.11%) SDLC
10 8 (8.99%) People Management
11 7 (7.87%) Microservices
11 7 (7.87%) Signal Processing
12 6 (6.74%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (6.74%) High Availability
12 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.80%) C++
2 41 (46.07%) Java
3 36 (40.45%) C#
4 31 (34.83%) Python
5 20 (22.47%) C
6 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.24%) SQL
8 7 (7.87%) Assembly Language
8 7 (7.87%) MATLAB
9 6 (6.74%) Scala
10 2 (2.25%) COBOL
10 2 (2.25%) VB
11 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.12%) ES6
11 1 (1.12%) PHP
11 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (57.30%) Degree
2 32 (35.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (29.21%) PhD
4 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.12%) HNC
5 1 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Google
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) Siemens
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.37%) hybris
5 2 (2.25%) Sun
5 2 (2.25%) Tableau
5 2 (2.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.12%) ANSYS
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Talend
6 1 (1.12%) WSO2