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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 83 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 58 61 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.52% 2.83% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 3.00% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 57 61 82
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £49,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
2162 2031 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.92% 94.11% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1802 1554 1606
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +9 50 £45,000 +12.50% 2
High Wycombe +6 5 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Amersham +6 1 £50,000 -
Aylesbury -6 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 75 (87.21%) .NET
2 74 (86.05%) C#
3 62 (72.09%) HTML
4 60 (69.77%) SQL Server
5 58 (67.44%) jQuery
6 54 (62.79%) JavaScript
7 50 (58.14%) SQL
8 49 (56.98%) ASP.NET
9 42 (48.84%) MVC
9 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (40.70%) CSS
10 35 (40.70%) HTML5
11 33 (38.37%) TDD
11 33 (38.37%) Scrum
12 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
13 25 (29.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (27.91%) OO
14 24 (27.91%) T-SQL
15 23 (26.74%) Visual Studio
15 23 (26.74%) OOD
15 23 (26.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (25.58%) LINQ
17 21 (24.42%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (24.42%) Degree
18 20 (23.26%) SharePoint
18 20 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (23.26%) Refactoring
18 20 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (23.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.14%) Node.js
3 4 (4.65%) IIS
3 4 (4.65%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.16%) WordPress
4 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 23 (26.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (22.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 19 (22.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (11.63%) MySQL
6 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.49%) JasperReports
8 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Visual Studio
2 21 (24.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (17.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (13.95%) ReSharper
5 7 (8.14%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (4.65%) Subversion
7 3 (3.49%) CruiseControl
7 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.49%) Ant
8 2 (2.33%) Moq
9 1 (1.16%) NUnit
9 1 (1.16%) WebSpeed
9 1 (1.16%) JUnit
9 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.16%) MSTest
9 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (15.12%) Back Office
2 6 (6.98%) Games
3 3 (3.49%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (87.21%) .NET
2 62 (72.09%) HTML
3 58 (67.44%) jQuery
4 49 (56.98%) ASP.NET
5 35 (40.70%) CSS
5 35 (40.70%) HTML5
6 25 (29.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (25.58%) LINQ
8 20 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 19 (22.09%) .NET Framework
10 14 (16.28%) Entity Framework
11 12 (13.95%) WCF
11 12 (13.95%) WPF
12 9 (10.47%) Web Services
13 8 (9.30%) XML
14 7 (8.14%) WinForms
14 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 7 (8.14%) NHibernate
14 7 (8.14%) PLINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.77%) Mathematics
3 11 (12.79%) Physics
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Statistics
5 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.33%) DTV
7 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.65%) Android
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) MVC
1 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.37%) TDD
2 33 (38.37%) Scrum
3 24 (27.91%) OO
4 23 (26.74%) OOD
5 20 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (23.26%) Refactoring
6 10 (11.63%) Web Development
7 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.14%) SDLC
9 5 (5.81%) OOP
9 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.81%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.65%) Open Source
10 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.49%) B2B
11 3 (3.49%) ETL
12 2 (2.33%) Mobile Development
12 2 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (86.05%) C#
2 54 (62.79%) JavaScript
3 50 (58.14%) SQL
4 24 (27.91%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.95%) VB.NET
6 10 (11.63%) Java
7 8 (9.30%) C++
8 7 (8.14%) C
9 4 (4.65%) VB
9 4 (4.65%) VB6
10 2 (2.33%) Python
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) XAML
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
11 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (24.42%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Talend
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) Telerik
5 1 (1.16%) Facebook
5 1 (1.16%) Twitter
5 1 (1.16%) PayPal
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago