The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 39 10 42
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.15% 12.55% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 13.06% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 13
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £60,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe 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
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
259 222 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 99.62% 96.10% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 219 201 281
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Electronics
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) QNX
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) VxWorks
5 2 (16.67%) RTP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) RTP
2 2 (16.67%) RTSP
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (8.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
2 2 (16.67%) Qt
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) MFC
3 1 (8.33%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
1 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) VxWorks
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) uClinux
3 1 (8.33%) pSOS
3 1 (8.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) C++/CLI
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) QNX
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) Borland
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Wind River