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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 75 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 39 65 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.15% 3.57% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 3.85% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 91
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1720 1689 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.61% 92.80% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1361 1736
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £24,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 33 £42,500 +3.03% 2
High Wycombe -5 1 £35,000 -31.70%
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 64 (71.11%) C#
2 63 (70.00%) .NET
3 41 (45.56%) ASP.NET
4 35 (38.89%) HTML
4 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (37.78%) JavaScript
5 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
5 34 (37.78%) jQuery
6 33 (36.67%) SQL
7 32 (35.56%) Degree
8 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
9 28 (31.11%) OO
9 28 (31.11%) Computer Science
10 26 (28.89%) T-SQL
11 25 (27.78%) TDD
11 25 (27.78%) MVC
12 24 (26.67%) Windows
12 24 (26.67%) HTML5
13 23 (25.56%) C++
13 23 (25.56%) Scrum
14 22 (24.44%) Software Engineering
14 22 (24.44%) OOD
15 21 (23.33%) Java
16 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (21.11%) Visual Studio
18 18 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 17 (18.89%) Linux
19 17 (18.89%) LINQ
20 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Moodle
4 1 (1.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) X.25
1 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.33%) Frame Relay
2 2 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.78%) NUnit
3 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.56%) Subversion
4 4 (4.44%) JUnit
4 4 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.44%) MSTest
5 3 (3.33%) GCC
5 3 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.11%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 8 (8.89%) Games
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
2 5 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (70.00%) .NET
2 41 (45.56%) ASP.NET
3 35 (38.89%) HTML
4 34 (37.78%) jQuery
5 24 (26.67%) HTML5
6 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (18.89%) LINQ
8 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 16 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (14.44%) CSS
9 13 (14.44%) WPF
10 10 (11.11%) WCF
11 8 (8.89%) Silverlight
12 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
13 5 (5.56%) XML
14 4 (4.44%) LAMP
14 4 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 3 (3.33%) CSS3
15 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.11%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.22%) Mathematics
3 11 (12.22%) Physics
4 8 (8.89%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.44%) Open Source
6 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.33%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.11%) CUDA
8 1 (1.11%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.11%) W3C
8 1 (1.11%) SCORM
8 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.67%) Windows
2 17 (18.89%) Linux
3 16 (17.78%) Android
4 10 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (3.33%) Fedora
7 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.11%) UNIX
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.11%) OO
3 25 (27.78%) TDD
3 25 (27.78%) MVC
4 23 (25.56%) Scrum
5 22 (24.44%) Software Engineering
5 22 (24.44%) OOD
6 20 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.78%) Refactoring
8 12 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.11%) Android Development
10 8 (8.89%) Web Development
10 8 (8.89%) iOS Development
11 7 (7.78%) UML
12 6 (6.67%) Coaching
12 6 (6.67%) Multithreading
13 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
14 4 (4.44%) Unit Testing
15 3 (3.33%) Data Migration
15 3 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (71.11%) C#
2 34 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 33 (36.67%) SQL
4 26 (28.89%) T-SQL
5 23 (25.56%) C++
6 21 (23.33%) Java
7 16 (17.78%) C
8 9 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 9 (10.00%) Python
9 7 (7.78%) Objective-C
10 6 (6.67%) PHP
11 4 (4.44%) Perl
12 3 (3.33%) Assembly Language
13 2 (2.22%) Ruby
13 2 (2.22%) XAML
13 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.11%) VB
14 1 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (35.56%) Degree
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.78%) PhD
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) Section 508
1 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.11%) WCAG
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) Talend
2 3 (3.33%) Wind River
2 3 (3.33%) Informatica
2 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.33%) Perforce
2 3 (3.33%) Ab Initio
3 2 (2.22%) Telerik
4 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.11%) Zend
4 1 (1.11%) Siebel
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe
4 1 (1.11%) SumTotal
4 1 (1.11%) Saba
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