The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 18 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 8.71% 6.99% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.04% 9.58% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 10
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Software Engineering
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 167 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 72.35% 72.93% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 164 137 154
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,889 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 24 (68.57%) C++
2 22 (62.86%) C#
2 22 (62.86%) Degree
3 20 (57.14%) WPF
4 19 (54.29%) .NET
5 17 (48.57%) Manufacturing
5 17 (48.57%) TDD
6 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (45.71%) BDD
7 9 (25.71%) C
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (17.14%) Device Driver
9 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
10 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
10 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (14.29%) Wind River
10 5 (14.29%) Fedora
10 5 (14.29%) Assembly Language
10 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.43%) UML
11 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
11 4 (11.43%) Perforce
11 4 (11.43%) Scrum
11 4 (11.43%) Windows
11 4 (11.43%) Frame Relay
11 4 (11.43%) Computer Science

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.43%) Frame Relay
2 3 (8.57%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) GCC
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (48.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Music Industry
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) C# Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) ERP Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Project Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) WPF
2 19 (54.29%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) WinForms
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) WDF
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) WCF
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Device Driver
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.86%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Fedora
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.86%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) TDD
2 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (45.71%) BDD
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) UML
6 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Use Case
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) ERP
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) MVC
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) C++
2 22 (62.86%) C#
3 9 (25.71%) C
4 5 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) ISEB
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 5 (14.29%) Wind River
2 4 (11.43%) Perforce
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Intel
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
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