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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 72 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 61 69 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.93% 3.69% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 3.85% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 61 66 76
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £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
1970 1793 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.62% 95.99% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1486 1494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 -14 41 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Aylesbury +2 7 £30,000 -29.41%
Beaconsfield - 3 £27,500 -
Marlow - 2 £43,500 -
Amersham -1 1 £50,000 +56.25%
Chesham -2 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 105 (75.00%) .NET
2 100 (71.43%) C#
3 79 (56.43%) ASP.NET
4 78 (55.71%) SQL
5 71 (50.71%) JavaScript
6 69 (49.29%) SQL Server
7 66 (47.14%) HTML
8 56 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 55 (39.29%) T-SQL
10 49 (35.00%) MVC
11 48 (34.29%) jQuery
12 45 (32.14%) OO
13 43 (30.71%) CSS
13 43 (30.71%) TDD
14 39 (27.86%) Degree
15 38 (27.14%) Visual Studio
16 33 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (23.57%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (22.86%) Computer Science
18 30 (21.43%) OOD
19 26 (18.57%) MS Excel
20 25 (17.86%) Ajax
20 25 (17.86%) HTML5
21 24 (17.14%) WPF
21 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
22 23 (16.43%) Windows
23 22 (15.71%) VB.NET
24 20 (14.29%) XHTML
24 20 (14.29%) Scrum
24 20 (14.29%) WinForms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.43%) IIS
3 7 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) Internet
2 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.14%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) IPv4
4 1 (0.71%) IPv6
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (49.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.00%) MySQL
8 3 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.71%) OLAP
10 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (27.14%) Visual Studio
2 17 (12.14%) NUnit
3 12 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (3.57%) Selenium
5 4 (2.86%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.86%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.43%) Ant
6 2 (1.43%) Maven
7 1 (0.71%) JSHint
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Aerospace
3 8 (5.71%) Games
4 6 (4.29%) Automotive
5 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.57%) Retail
6 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.86%) Back Office
7 3 (2.14%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (75.00%) .NET
2 79 (56.43%) ASP.NET
3 66 (47.14%) HTML
4 48 (34.29%) jQuery
5 43 (30.71%) CSS
6 33 (23.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (17.86%) Ajax
7 25 (17.86%) HTML5
8 24 (17.14%) WPF
9 20 (14.29%) XHTML
9 20 (14.29%) WinForms
9 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 18 (12.86%) LINQ
11 17 (12.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (11.43%) XML
12 16 (11.43%) JSON
13 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (8.57%) WCF
14 12 (8.57%) Web Services
15 10 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.86%) Mathematics
3 10 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.00%) Physics
5 6 (4.29%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.86%) FMCG
7 2 (1.43%) Xbox
7 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.43%) Windows
2 15 (10.71%) Linux
3 7 (5.00%) Android
4 6 (4.29%) UNIX
5 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.14%) Solaris
7 2 (1.43%) AIX
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.00%) MVC
2 45 (32.14%) OO
3 43 (30.71%) TDD
4 33 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (21.43%) OOD
6 20 (14.29%) Scrum
7 19 (13.57%) Software Engineering
8 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.43%) Refactoring
9 15 (10.71%) Web Development
10 12 (8.57%) Project Management
11 11 (7.86%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.86%) Waterfall
12 10 (7.14%) User Stories
13 8 (5.71%) UML
14 5 (3.57%) Asset Management
14 5 (3.57%) BDD
14 5 (3.57%) OO PHP
14 5 (3.57%) Time Management
15 4 (2.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (71.43%) C#
2 78 (55.71%) SQL
3 71 (50.71%) JavaScript
4 55 (39.29%) T-SQL
5 22 (15.71%) VB.NET
6 19 (13.57%) PHP
7 15 (10.71%) C++
8 9 (6.43%) VB
9 7 (5.00%) Python
9 7 (5.00%) Java
10 6 (4.29%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.29%) VB6
11 4 (2.86%) VBScript
12 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.43%) PHP5
13 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.71%) C
14 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (27.86%) Degree
2 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.86%) PhD
4 6 (4.29%) MCP
4 6 (4.29%) MCAD
4 6 (4.29%) MCSD
5 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) Zend
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle
3 4 (2.86%) Remedy
4 2 (1.43%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.43%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) Sybase
5 1 (0.71%) Sencha
5 1 (0.71%) Rogue Wave
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