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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 66 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 57 60 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.86% 3.19% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 3.34% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57 59 77
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
1896 1797 1829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.99% 95.48% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1505 1516
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 0 44 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Aylesbury -1 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Beaconsfield - 3 £27,500 -
Marlow - 2 £43,500 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 101 (84.17%) .NET
2 95 (79.17%) C#
3 78 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 69 (57.50%) SQL
5 65 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (53.33%) JavaScript
6 64 (53.33%) HTML
7 61 (50.83%) SQL Server
8 54 (45.00%) T-SQL
9 52 (43.33%) jQuery
10 51 (42.50%) Microsoft
11 45 (37.50%) MVC
12 42 (35.00%) TDD
13 41 (34.17%) OO
14 37 (30.83%) Degree
15 36 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (29.17%) Visual Studio
16 35 (29.17%) CSS
17 32 (26.67%) Computer Science
18 30 (25.00%) OOD
19 29 (24.17%) HTML5
20 24 (20.00%) Ajax
21 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 22 (18.33%) Scrum
21 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
21 22 (18.33%) VB.NET
22 21 (17.50%) Windows
22 21 (17.50%) WPF
23 20 (16.67%) LINQ

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 19 (15.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.50%) IIS
3 5 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.83%) Node.js
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) Internet
2 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (50.83%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.83%) MySQL
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.83%) OLAP
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.83%) NUnit
3 10 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.33%) Selenium
5 3 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.50%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.83%) Ant
7 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.83%) Maven
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.83%) JSHint
General
1 12 (10.00%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Games
3 9 (7.50%) Aerospace
4 6 (5.00%) Automotive
5 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.17%) Retail
6 3 (2.50%) Back Office
6 3 (2.50%) Marketing
7 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (84.17%) .NET
2 78 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 64 (53.33%) HTML
4 52 (43.33%) jQuery
5 36 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (29.17%) CSS
7 29 (24.17%) HTML5
8 24 (20.00%) Ajax
9 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 21 (17.50%) WPF
11 20 (16.67%) LINQ
12 19 (15.83%) XHTML
12 19 (15.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (14.17%) WinForms
14 15 (12.50%) JSON
15 12 (10.00%) WCF
15 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 8 (6.67%) CSS3
17 8 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.83%) Mathematics
3 10 (8.33%) Physics
4 7 (5.83%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (3.33%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.83%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Linux
2 9 (7.50%) Android
3 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.33%) UNIX
4 2 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.50%) MVC
3 42 (35.00%) TDD
4 41 (34.17%) OO
5 30 (25.00%) OOD
6 22 (18.33%) Scrum
7 18 (15.00%) Refactoring
7 18 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 15 (12.50%) Web Development
9 11 (9.17%) Project Management
10 10 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.67%) User Stories
11 8 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.83%) UML
13 5 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.17%) BDD
14 4 (3.33%) Time Management
14 4 (3.33%) Business Analysis
14 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 95 (79.17%) C#
2 69 (57.50%) SQL
3 64 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 54 (45.00%) T-SQL
5 22 (18.33%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.33%) C++
7 9 (7.50%) VB
8 7 (5.83%) PHP
9 6 (5.00%) VB6
10 4 (3.33%) VBScript
11 3 (2.50%) Java
12 2 (1.67%) Python
13 1 (0.83%) C
13 1 (0.83%) VBA
13 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.83%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Degree
2 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.67%) PhD
4 3 (2.50%) MCP
4 3 (2.50%) MCAD
4 3 (2.50%) MCSD
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
Vendors
1 51 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.33%) Remedy
3 2 (1.67%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.67%) Zend
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Sybase
4 1 (0.83%) Siebel
4 1 (0.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.83%) Rogue Wave
4 1 (0.83%) Sencha
Buckinghamshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health, training
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago