The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Engineer
Rank 59 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 52 46 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.61% 3.80% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 4.07% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 61
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1369 1129 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.94% 93.38% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 896 1055
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 65 (94.20%) Software Engineering
2 60 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (55.07%) Java
4 29 (42.03%) C#
5 27 (39.13%) Linux
5 27 (39.13%) Degree
6 24 (34.78%) C++
7 22 (31.88%) Windows
8 21 (30.43%) TDD
9 20 (28.99%) E-Commerce
10 19 (27.54%) MySQL
11 18 (26.09%) OO
12 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
13 16 (23.19%) Scrum
14 15 (21.74%) OOP
14 15 (21.74%) SQL
14 15 (21.74%) Apache
14 15 (21.74%) C
15 13 (18.84%) .NET
15 13 (18.84%) Oracle
15 13 (18.84%) MVC
15 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
15 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
15 13 (18.84%) Subversion
16 12 (17.39%) J2EE
16 12 (17.39%) Python
17 11 (15.94%) Electronics
17 11 (15.94%) jQuery
17 11 (15.94%) Open Source
18 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (21.74%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
1 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) MySQL
2 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.49%) UniData
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.80%) JasperReports
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Subversion
2 10 (14.49%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.80%) CruiseControl
4 4 (5.80%) Ant
5 3 (4.35%) JUnit
5 3 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.90%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 11 (15.94%) Electronics
2 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) J2EE
3 11 (15.94%) jQuery
4 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
5 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (11.59%) WCF
7 7 (10.14%) LAMP
7 7 (10.14%) SOAP
7 7 (10.14%) Web Services
7 7 (10.14%) REST
8 6 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (8.70%) HTML
9 4 (5.80%) Java SE
9 4 (5.80%) Spring
9 4 (5.80%) CSS
9 4 (5.80%) Hibernate
10 3 (4.35%) XML
10 3 (4.35%) JSON
11 2 (2.90%) WPF
11 2 (2.90%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
1 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.94%) Open Source
3 8 (11.59%) Physics
4 5 (7.25%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.45%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 22 (31.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) Android
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (94.20%) Software Engineering
2 60 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.43%) TDD
4 20 (28.99%) E-Commerce
5 18 (26.09%) OO
6 16 (23.19%) Scrum
7 15 (21.74%) OOP
8 13 (18.84%) MVC
9 10 (14.49%) Product Management
10 6 (8.70%) Image Processing
10 6 (8.70%) Pattern Recognition
11 5 (7.25%) UML
11 5 (7.25%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.25%) WFM
12 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.80%) B2B
13 3 (4.35%) Use Case
13 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.90%) Multithreading
14 2 (2.90%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) Java
2 29 (42.03%) C#
3 24 (34.78%) C++
4 15 (21.74%) SQL
4 15 (21.74%) C
5 12 (17.39%) Python
6 10 (14.49%) PL/1
6 10 (14.49%) COBOL
6 10 (14.49%) PHP
6 10 (14.49%) RPG
7 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.70%) Ruby
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 27 (39.13%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) Zend
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
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