The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 100 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 40 59 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.78% 2.90% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 3.06% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 39 59 60
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Software Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2101 1925 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.38% 94.59% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 1466 1452
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Buckinghamshire region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -16 36 £38,750 -3.12% 5
High Wycombe - 2 £42,500 - 1
Aylesbury -4 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 74 (90.24%) C#
2 73 (89.02%) .NET
3 58 (70.73%) SQL Server
3 58 (70.73%) HTML
4 53 (64.63%) jQuery
5 52 (63.41%) JavaScript
6 47 (57.32%) SQL
7 45 (54.88%) ASP.NET
8 37 (45.12%) MVC
9 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (42.68%) CSS
11 30 (36.59%) HTML5
12 29 (35.37%) TDD
13 28 (34.15%) Scrum
14 24 (29.27%) Degree
15 22 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (26.83%) OO
15 22 (26.83%) Visual Studio
15 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
16 21 (25.61%) T-SQL
16 21 (25.61%) Computer Science
17 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
18 19 (23.17%) Windows
18 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (21.95%) LINQ
19 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (21.95%) OOD
20 17 (20.73%) SharePoint
20 17 (20.73%) VSS/SourceSafe

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (20.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.32%) Node.js
3 5 (6.10%) IIS
4 3 (3.66%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.22%) OpenEdge
6 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.22%) Drupal
6 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.76%) MySQL
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.66%) JasperReports
8 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 22 (26.83%) Visual Studio
2 17 (20.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (14.63%) ReSharper
4 6 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (4.88%) Subversion
6 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.66%) Ant
6 3 (3.66%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.22%) WebSpeed
7 1 (1.22%) JUnit
7 1 (1.22%) NUnit
7 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.22%) MSTest
7 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (15.85%) Back Office
2 6 (7.32%) Games
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (89.02%) .NET
2 58 (70.73%) HTML
3 53 (64.63%) jQuery
4 45 (54.88%) ASP.NET
5 35 (42.68%) CSS
6 30 (36.59%) HTML5
7 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
7 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (21.95%) LINQ
9 16 (19.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (15.85%) WPF
12 12 (14.63%) Entity Framework
13 10 (12.20%) WCF
13 10 (12.20%) WinForms
14 9 (10.98%) Web Services
15 8 (9.76%) XML
16 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (8.54%) REST
17 6 (7.32%) PLINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Computer Science
2 15 (18.29%) Mathematics
3 11 (13.41%) Physics
4 4 (4.88%) Statistics
5 3 (3.66%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.44%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.44%) DTV
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) MVC
2 36 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (35.37%) TDD
4 28 (34.15%) Scrum
5 22 (26.83%) OO
6 18 (21.95%) OOD
7 17 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (18.29%) Refactoring
9 10 (12.20%) Web Development
10 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.76%) SDLC
11 6 (7.32%) Web Application Development
12 5 (6.10%) OOP
12 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.88%) Unit Testing
14 3 (3.66%) ETL
14 3 (3.66%) B2B
14 3 (3.66%) Open Source
15 2 (2.44%) Mobile Application Development
15 2 (2.44%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (90.24%) C#
2 52 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 47 (57.32%) SQL
4 21 (25.61%) T-SQL
5 11 (13.41%) VB.NET
6 10 (12.20%) Java
7 9 (10.98%) C++
8 5 (6.10%) C
9 4 (4.88%) VB6
9 4 (4.88%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) Python
10 1 (1.22%) PHP
10 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) Degree
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) HL7
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Talend
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Facebook
5 1 (1.22%) Twitter
5 1 (1.22%) PayPal
Buckinghamshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Software Developer £30,000-£40,000; Senior Developer £40,000-£55,00
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago