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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 90 78 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 48 60 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.08% 2.74% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 2.91% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47 60 93
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2181 2059 1989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.66% 94.06% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1587 1689
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 7 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 7 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 -7 40 £45,000 +9.75% 7
High Wycombe +7 6 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Amersham +9 1 £50,000 -
Aylesbury -3 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 62 (83.78%) C#
1 62 (83.78%) .NET
2 53 (71.62%) jQuery
3 50 (67.57%) HTML
4 47 (63.51%) SQL Server
5 45 (60.81%) JavaScript
5 45 (60.81%) SQL
6 41 (55.41%) ASP.NET
7 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (48.65%) MVC
9 32 (43.24%) CSS
9 32 (43.24%) HTML5
10 28 (37.84%) TDD
10 28 (37.84%) Scrum
11 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
12 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (28.38%) OO
13 21 (28.38%) T-SQL
14 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (27.03%) LINQ
15 19 (25.68%) OOD
15 19 (25.68%) Visual Studio
15 19 (25.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (24.32%) Refactoring
16 18 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (24.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (22.97%) .NET Framework
17 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Integration Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 17 (22.97%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.46%) Node.js
3 3 (4.05%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) Apache
3 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.35%) Drupal
4 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (63.51%) SQL Server
2 19 (25.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (13.51%) MySQL
5 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.70%) JasperReports
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.16%) ReSharper
3 9 (12.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (9.46%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.05%) Subversion
7 2 (2.70%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.70%) Ant
7 2 (2.70%) Moq
8 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.35%) MSTest
8 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.35%) JUnit
8 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 10 (13.51%) Back Office
2 5 (6.76%) Games
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (83.78%) .NET
2 53 (71.62%) jQuery
3 50 (67.57%) HTML
4 41 (55.41%) ASP.NET
5 32 (43.24%) CSS
5 32 (43.24%) HTML5
6 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (27.03%) LINQ
8 18 (24.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 17 (22.97%) .NET Framework
10 11 (14.86%) Entity Framework
11 10 (13.51%) WCF
12 8 (10.81%) WPF
12 8 (10.81%) XML
13 7 (9.46%) Web Services
13 7 (9.46%) NHibernate
13 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 7 (9.46%) PLINQ
14 5 (6.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.27%) Mathematics
3 10 (13.51%) Physics
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.05%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.05%) Statistics
6 2 (2.70%) DTV
6 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.76%) Android
3 5 (6.76%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) MVC
3 28 (37.84%) Scrum
3 28 (37.84%) TDD
4 21 (28.38%) OO
5 19 (25.68%) OOD
6 18 (24.32%) Refactoring
6 18 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.16%) Web Development
8 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.46%) SDLC
10 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.41%) OOP
11 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.41%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.05%) Multithreading
12 3 (4.05%) Open Source
12 3 (4.05%) ETL
13 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (2.70%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 62 (83.78%) C#
2 45 (60.81%) JavaScript
2 45 (60.81%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) T-SQL
4 11 (14.86%) VB.NET
5 9 (12.16%) Java
6 6 (8.11%) C
6 6 (8.11%) C++
7 3 (4.05%) VB
7 3 (4.05%) XAML
7 3 (4.05%) VB6
8 2 (2.70%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) Python
8 2 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (21.62%) Degree
3 5 (6.76%) PhD
4 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Talend
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Telerik
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) PayPal
5 1 (1.35%) Facebook
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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