Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 27 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 99 96 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.98% 8.28% 11.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.55% 8.94% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 82 139 250
Northamptonshire median annual salary £55,000 £31,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.60% -12.50% -6.49%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £47,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,311 1,074 1,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 92.39% 92.67% 93.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 850 958
Northamptonshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,275 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 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 -9 66 £52,500 +75.00% 12
Corby - 20 £70,000 - 1
Kettering - 4 £38,750 -
Wellingborough - 4 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 62 (62.63%) Java
2 45 (45.45%) Microservices
3 43 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (41.41%) JavaScript
5 34 (34.34%) RESTful
6 33 (33.33%) Spring
7 31 (31.31%) jQuery
8 29 (29.29%) TDD
9 27 (27.27%) Finance
9 27 (27.27%) Web Services
10 25 (25.25%) J2EE
11 24 (24.24%) Hibernate
11 24 (24.24%) SDLC
11 24 (24.24%) Java 8
12 23 (23.23%) E-Commerce
13 22 (22.22%) Degree
14 21 (21.21%) SQL
15 19 (19.19%) JUnit
15 19 (19.19%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (18.18%) C#
16 18 (18.18%) WebSphere
16 18 (18.18%) Computer Science
16 18 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 18 (18.18%) Mockito
17 17 (17.17%) Hudson
17 17 (17.17%) HTML
17 17 (17.17%) .NET
17 17 (17.17%) CSS
17 17 (17.17%) OO
17 17 (17.17%) Scrum

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 18 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.06%) SAS
3 3 (3.03%) CMS
4 2 (2.02%) Ethereum
4 2 (2.02%) Hyperledger
4 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Photoshop
1 5 (5.05%) SPSS
2 4 (4.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) R3 Corda
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.03%) GitHub
5 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.02%) SaaS
5 2 (2.02%) Serverless
6 1 (1.01%) G Suite
6 1 (1.01%) Office 365
6 1 (1.01%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
2 1 (1.01%) MQTT
2 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) MongoDB
2 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.11%) OLTP
4 6 (6.06%) Big Data
4 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.05%) BigQuery
5 5 (5.05%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.04%) MySQL
7 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.02%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (19.19%) JUnit
2 18 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 18 (18.18%) Mockito
3 17 (17.17%) Hudson
4 14 (14.14%) Cucumber
4 14 (14.14%) Gradle
5 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
6 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.07%) JIRA
8 4 (4.04%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (4.04%) Subversion
9 2 (2.02%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.02%) Grunt
9 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.02%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.02%) Maven
9 2 (2.02%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (15.15%) Retail Banking
3 14 (14.14%) Banking
4 9 (9.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Front Office
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (56.57%) Developer
2 38 (38.38%) Java Developer
3 28 (28.28%) Senior Developer
4 25 (25.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 25 (25.25%) Software Engineer
5 16 (16.16%) Java Engineer
6 15 (15.15%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (13.13%) Software Developer
8 11 (11.11%) Agile Developer
8 11 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (10.10%) Senior Agile Developer
9 10 (10.10%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 8 (8.08%) .NET Developer
11 7 (7.07%) Designer
11 7 (7.07%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 5 (5.05%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.34%) RESTful
2 33 (33.33%) Spring
3 31 (31.31%) jQuery
4 27 (27.27%) Web Services
5 25 (25.25%) J2EE
6 24 (24.24%) Hibernate
7 17 (17.17%) .NET
7 17 (17.17%) CSS
7 17 (17.17%) HTML
8 14 (14.14%) AngularJS
8 14 (14.14%) Spring Boot
9 12 (12.12%) REST
10 9 (9.09%) Ajax
10 9 (9.09%) JSON
11 8 (8.08%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET
11 8 (8.08%) SOAP
11 8 (8.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (6.06%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.07%) Fintech
5 4 (4.04%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.01%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.01%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (8.08%) Windows
3 3 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (3.03%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.02%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.45%) Microservices
2 43 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.29%) TDD
4 24 (24.24%) SDLC
5 23 (23.23%) E-Commerce
6 19 (19.19%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (17.17%) OO
7 17 (17.17%) Scrum
8 15 (15.15%) Mathematics
8 15 (15.15%) Open Source
8 15 (15.15%) Physics
9 14 (14.14%) Coaching
10 12 (12.12%) Machine Learning
10 12 (12.12%) SOA
10 12 (12.12%) Web Development
11 11 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (10.10%) Fraud Detection
12 10 (10.10%) Mentoring
12 10 (10.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.63%) Java
2 41 (41.41%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.24%) Java 8
4 21 (21.21%) SQL
5 18 (18.18%) C#
6 9 (9.09%) C++
7 7 (7.07%) Python
8 5 (5.05%) C
8 5 (5.05%) PHP
8 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.04%) Scala
10 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.02%) ES6
11 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.01%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.01%) Ruby
12 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) Oracle
3 7 (7.07%) Google
4 5 (5.05%) Adobe
4 5 (5.05%) Infor
4 5 (5.05%) Tableau
4 5 (5.05%) Talend
5 3 (3.03%) hybris
6 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.01%) IBM
6 1 (1.01%) Informatica
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.01%) Teradata
6 1 (1.01%) Yahoo!