The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 67 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 79 67 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.36% 3.02% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 3.20% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 72 63 53
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
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
2230 2091 1961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.73% 94.19% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1803 1618 1668
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 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 -5 53 £38,250 -4.37% 5
High Wycombe +17 22 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Aylesbury -1 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 117 (94.35%) Software Engineering
2 71 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (48.39%) C#
4 56 (45.16%) C++
5 49 (39.52%) Degree
6 42 (33.87%) Linux
7 40 (32.26%) Java
8 38 (30.65%) .NET
9 33 (26.61%) Windows
10 31 (25.00%) TDD
11 28 (22.58%) SQL
11 28 (22.58%) Computer Science
12 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
13 24 (19.35%) C
13 24 (19.35%) OO
14 23 (18.55%) Physics
15 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
15 22 (17.74%) Python
16 21 (16.94%) E-Commerce
16 21 (16.94%) MySQL
16 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
16 21 (16.94%) Scrum
17 20 (16.13%) Visual Studio
17 20 (16.13%) Mathematics
18 19 (15.32%) WPF
18 19 (15.32%) jQuery
18 19 (15.32%) OOP
19 18 (14.52%) MVC
19 18 (14.52%) Electronics
20 17 (13.71%) Apache

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.71%) Apache
2 6 (4.84%) CMS
3 2 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.61%) X.25
2 2 (1.61%) Frame Relay
2 2 (1.61%) GSM
2 2 (1.61%) ISDN
3 1 (0.81%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.94%) MySQL
3 11 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (8.06%) UniData
5 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.84%) JasperReports
7 6 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 15 (12.10%) Subversion
3 8 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.65%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.84%) Ant
5 6 (4.84%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.42%) JUnit
6 3 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.42%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.61%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.81%) Selenium
8 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (14.52%) Electronics
2 11 (8.87%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.23%) Finance
4 4 (3.23%) Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Marketing
5 3 (2.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.65%) .NET
2 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
3 19 (15.32%) WPF
3 19 (15.32%) jQuery
4 16 (12.90%) CSS
4 16 (12.90%) HTML
5 13 (10.48%) J2EE
6 11 (8.87%) WCF
7 10 (8.06%) Web Services
8 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (6.45%) REST
9 8 (6.45%) SOAP
9 8 (6.45%) LAMP
10 7 (5.65%) CSS3
10 7 (5.65%) HTML5
11 6 (4.84%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (4.84%) XML
12 4 (3.23%) STL
12 4 (3.23%) Spring
12 4 (3.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.55%) Physics
3 20 (16.13%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.26%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (4.84%) EMV
6 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (3.23%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.42%) DTV
9 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.81%) PKI
10 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.87%) Linux
2 33 (26.61%) Windows
3 6 (4.84%) UNIX
4 5 (4.03%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (4.03%) Android
4 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (94.35%) Software Engineering
2 71 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.00%) TDD
4 24 (19.35%) OO
5 21 (16.94%) E-Commerce
5 21 (16.94%) Scrum
6 19 (15.32%) OOP
7 18 (14.52%) MVC
8 14 (11.29%) Open Source
9 11 (8.87%) Product Management
9 11 (8.87%) Multithreading
10 10 (8.06%) Image Processing
11 9 (7.26%) Pattern Recognition
12 7 (5.65%) WFM
12 7 (5.65%) SDLC
13 6 (4.84%) MVVM
13 6 (4.84%) UML
13 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.84%) B2B
14 5 (4.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.39%) C#
2 56 (45.16%) C++
3 40 (32.26%) Java
4 28 (22.58%) SQL
5 24 (19.35%) C
6 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
6 22 (17.74%) Python
7 10 (8.06%) PL/1
7 10 (8.06%) COBOL
7 10 (8.06%) RPG
8 9 (7.26%) PHP
9 6 (4.84%) Ruby
10 5 (4.03%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.42%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.61%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.81%) Fortran
14 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.81%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 49 (39.52%) Degree
2 14 (11.29%) PhD
3 2 (1.61%) HND
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Firmware
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (11.29%) Oracle
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.42%) SAP
4 2 (1.61%) Wind River
4 2 (1.61%) Perforce
5 1 (0.81%) VMware
5 1 (0.81%) Zend
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