The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 71 30 71
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 87 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.04% 7.07% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 7.30% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25 76 10
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1223 1192 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.23% 96.83% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1060 855
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 50 (84.75%) Software Engineering
2 32 (54.24%) C#
3 29 (49.15%) Java
4 27 (45.76%) Degree
5 24 (40.68%) C++
6 23 (38.98%) C
7 20 (33.90%) .NET
8 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
9 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
10 13 (22.03%) Spring
11 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.64%) Windows
12 11 (18.64%) OO
12 11 (18.64%) SQL
12 11 (18.64%) Embedded C
12 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
12 11 (18.64%) Hibernate
12 11 (18.64%) Dojo
13 10 (16.95%) Wireless
13 10 (16.95%) GPRS
13 10 (16.95%) Linux
14 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
14 9 (15.25%) GSM
15 8 (13.56%) Automotive
15 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
16 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
17 6 (10.17%) VC++
18 5 (8.47%) Subversion
18 5 (8.47%) RUP
18 5 (8.47%) UML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.78%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Wireless
1 10 (16.95%) GPRS
2 9 (15.25%) GSM
3 5 (8.47%) VoIP
4 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) SS7
5 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.69%) SNMP
6 1 (1.69%) SAN
6 1 (1.69%) IPv4
6 1 (1.69%) IPv6
6 1 (1.69%) DNS
6 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium
3 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.69%) Xcode
4 1 (1.69%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (13.56%) Automotive
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) .NET
2 13 (22.03%) Spring
3 11 (18.64%) Hibernate
3 11 (18.64%) Dojo
4 5 (8.47%) jQuery
5 4 (6.78%) WCF
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.08%) WPF
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (3.39%) DCOM
7 2 (3.39%) CSS
7 2 (3.39%) STL
7 2 (3.39%) Web Services
7 2 (3.39%) J2EE
7 2 (3.39%) MFC
7 2 (3.39%) HTML
7 2 (3.39%) WinForms
8 1 (1.69%) Cocoa
8 1 (1.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.78%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (6.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.08%) Firmware
5 2 (3.39%) Open Source
5 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.69%) Animation
6 1 (1.69%) EMV
6 1 (1.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (84.75%) Software Engineering
2 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) OO
4 5 (8.47%) RUP
4 5 (8.47%) UML
4 5 (8.47%) Multithreading
5 4 (6.78%) OOP
6 3 (5.08%) MVC
6 3 (5.08%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.08%) MSF
7 2 (3.39%) Signal Processing
7 2 (3.39%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.39%) Image Processing
7 2 (3.39%) Product Management
7 2 (3.39%) OOD
7 2 (3.39%) TDD
7 2 (3.39%) Pair Programming
7 2 (3.39%) Scrum
8 1 (1.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) C#
2 29 (49.15%) Java
3 24 (40.68%) C++
4 23 (38.98%) C
5 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
6 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 11 (18.64%) Embedded C
7 6 (10.17%) VC++
8 4 (6.78%) Python
8 4 (6.78%) PHP
9 2 (3.39%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.69%) VB
10 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (45.76%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
3 2 (3.39%) PhD
3 2 (3.39%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Altera
3 2 (3.39%) hybris
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Juniper
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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