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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 95 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 79 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.86% 3.62% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 3.86% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 40 71 88
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £34,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2151 2049 1968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.13% 93.90% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 1583 1699
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £56,000
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 May 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 22 May 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 -30 31 £45,000 +5.88% 2
High Wycombe -3 8 £45,000 - 1
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (79.17%) C#
1 57 (79.17%) .NET
2 43 (59.72%) jQuery
3 41 (56.94%) SQL Server
4 39 (54.17%) HTML
5 37 (51.39%) SQL
6 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 35 (48.61%) ASP.NET
8 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (44.44%) HTML5
10 30 (41.67%) MVC
11 25 (34.72%) Scrum
11 25 (34.72%) TDD
12 24 (33.33%) OO
13 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
13 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (29.17%) CSS
15 19 (26.39%) OOD
16 18 (25.00%) T-SQL
16 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (25.00%) Refactoring
17 17 (23.61%) LINQ
17 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
17 17 (23.61%) Visual Studio
17 17 (23.61%) SharePoint

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (23.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) Node.js
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) Drupal
5 1 (1.39%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
5 1 (1.39%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (56.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.11%) MySQL
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (8.33%) ReSharper
3 6 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (6.94%) JUnit
4 5 (6.94%) NUnit
4 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.94%) MSTest
4 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.78%) Moq
6 2 (2.78%) Subversion
7 1 (1.39%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.39%) Ant
7 1 (1.39%) Xcode
7 1 (1.39%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.39%) Android Studio
General
1 7 (9.72%) Back Office
2 5 (6.94%) Electronics
2 5 (6.94%) Games
3 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (79.17%) .NET
2 43 (59.72%) jQuery
3 39 (54.17%) HTML
4 35 (48.61%) ASP.NET
5 32 (44.44%) HTML5
6 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (29.17%) CSS
7 18 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (23.61%) LINQ
8 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
9 9 (12.50%) WPF
10 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
10 8 (11.11%) WCF
11 6 (8.33%) PLINQ
11 6 (8.33%) NHibernate
11 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 5 (6.94%) XML
12 5 (6.94%) Silverlight
13 3 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.83%) Mathematics
3 13 (18.06%) Physics
4 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) Open Source
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.17%) BeagleBone
6 2 (2.78%) DTV
7 1 (1.39%) W3C
7 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.39%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.39%) SCORM
7 1 (1.39%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.39%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
3 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 10 (13.89%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) UNIX
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.67%) MVC
3 25 (34.72%) Scrum
3 25 (34.72%) TDD
4 24 (33.33%) OO
5 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (26.39%) OOD
7 18 (25.00%) Refactoring
8 7 (9.72%) Web Development
8 7 (9.72%) Mobile Development
9 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.94%) UML
10 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.94%) Android Development
10 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
10 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 3 (4.17%) ITIL
12 3 (4.17%) OOP
12 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (79.17%) C#
2 37 (51.39%) SQL
3 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 14 (19.44%) Java
6 11 (15.28%) C++
7 7 (9.72%) VB.NET
8 6 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 6 (8.33%) C
9 4 (5.56%) PHP
10 3 (4.17%) XAML
11 2 (2.78%) Ruby
12 1 (1.39%) Python
12 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (22.22%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) PhD
4 3 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) WCAG
1 1 (1.39%) Section 508
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Talend
3 3 (4.17%) Telerik
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.39%) SumTotal
5 1 (1.39%) Saba
5 1 (1.39%) Zend
5 1 (1.39%) Facebook
5 1 (1.39%) Twitter
5 1 (1.39%) PayPal
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago