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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 88 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.74% 1.43% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.51% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 36
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,103 £30,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £40,000 £45,000
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
1020 926 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.62% 94.68% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 772 783 699
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (50.00%) Degree
4 18 (37.50%) Subversion
4 18 (37.50%) OO
5 15 (31.25%) Linux
5 15 (31.25%) Mathematics
5 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 14 (29.17%) C#
7 13 (27.08%) .NET
7 13 (27.08%) Oracle
7 13 (27.08%) jQuery
8 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (25.00%) MySQL
8 12 (25.00%) PHP
9 11 (22.92%) Apache
9 11 (22.92%) SaaS
10 10 (20.83%) SQL
11 9 (18.75%) C
11 9 (18.75%) OOP
11 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.75%) Open Source
12 8 (16.67%) LAMP
12 8 (16.67%) C++
12 8 (16.67%) Finance
12 8 (16.67%) Ruby
12 8 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
14 6 (12.50%) Java
14 6 (12.50%) Wireless

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (22.92%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) GPRS
1 6 (12.50%) GSM
1 6 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) IPv4
2 1 (2.08%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) MySQL
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Subversion
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Electronics
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
1 13 (27.08%) jQuery
2 8 (16.67%) LAMP
2 8 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (10.42%) Spring
4 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.33%) Dojo
5 3 (6.25%) Java SE
5 3 (6.25%) Ajax
5 3 (6.25%) MFC
6 2 (4.17%) DCOM
6 2 (4.17%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) XML
6 2 (4.17%) WinForms
6 2 (4.17%) HTML
6 2 (4.17%) WPF
7 1 (2.08%) JPA
7 1 (2.08%) HTML5
7 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.08%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Mathematics
1 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.75%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) OO
4 9 (18.75%) OOP
5 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.25%) UML
6 3 (6.25%) RUP
6 3 (6.25%) Product Management
7 2 (4.17%) Scrum
7 2 (4.17%) WFM
7 2 (4.17%) Use Case
7 2 (4.17%) Web Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.08%) TDD
8 1 (2.08%) Web Development
8 1 (2.08%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.08%) OOD
8 1 (2.08%) CAD
8 1 (2.08%) MVC
8 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) C#
2 12 (25.00%) PHP
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) C
5 8 (16.67%) C++
5 8 (16.67%) Ruby
6 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.50%) Java
7 6 (12.50%) Embedded C
8 4 (8.33%) VC++
9 2 (4.17%) Perl
9 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.08%) VB
10 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.08%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Zend
4 1 (2.08%) Sencha
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) ION Trading