The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 42 26 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 60 96 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.52% 7.80% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 9.28% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 56 84 30
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £32,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1002 1034 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.57% 84.00% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 810 919 667
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
Buckinghamshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 68 (46.90%) C#
2 63 (43.45%) .NET
3 55 (37.93%) Java
4 52 (35.86%) SQL
5 48 (33.10%) Degree
6 42 (28.97%) Computer Science
6 42 (28.97%) ASP.NET
7 39 (26.90%) SQL Server
8 38 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (25.52%) JavaScript
10 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
11 30 (20.69%) MS Excel
12 28 (19.31%) Spring
13 26 (17.93%) Hibernate
14 25 (17.24%) C
15 23 (15.86%) C++
15 23 (15.86%) Linux
16 22 (15.17%) jQuery
17 19 (13.10%) Oracle
18 18 (12.41%) J2EE
19 15 (10.34%) OO
19 15 (10.34%) Web Development
20 14 (9.66%) Enterprise Software
21 13 (8.97%) WCF
21 13 (8.97%) CSS
21 13 (8.97%) XML
22 12 (8.28%) Web Services
22 12 (8.28%) VB.NET
22 12 (8.28%) Mathematics
23 11 (7.59%) WPF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (7.59%) WebSphere
1 11 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 30 (20.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) GPRS
1 11 (7.59%) Wireless
2 10 (6.90%) GSM
3 4 (2.76%) VoIP
4 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.38%) SS7
5 2 (1.38%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) MySQL
3 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQLite
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Subversion
2 7 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.07%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.38%) JUnit
5 2 (1.38%) Selenium
5 2 (1.38%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.69%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 9 (6.21%) Automotive
2 4 (2.76%) Finance
2 4 (2.76%) Electronics
3 1 (0.69%) Billing
3 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (34.48%) Software Engineer
1 50 (34.48%) Developer
2 23 (15.86%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.79%) Graduate
4 16 (11.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 15 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (9.66%) C Software Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (8.97%) C# Developer
7 13 (8.97%) Software Developer
8 12 (8.28%) Development Manager
8 12 (8.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (7.59%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.90%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 9 (6.21%) Software Team Leader
11 9 (6.21%) .NET Team Leader
11 9 (6.21%) Analyst
11 9 (6.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (43.45%) .NET
2 42 (28.97%) ASP.NET
3 28 (19.31%) Spring
4 26 (17.93%) Hibernate
5 22 (15.17%) jQuery
6 18 (12.41%) J2EE
7 13 (8.97%) WCF
7 13 (8.97%) CSS
7 13 (8.97%) XML
8 12 (8.28%) Web Services
9 11 (7.59%) WPF
9 11 (7.59%) Dojo
9 11 (7.59%) HTML
9 11 (7.59%) EJB
9 11 (7.59%) WinForms
10 10 (6.90%) Struts
11 8 (5.52%) JSP
11 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (5.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.97%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.66%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (8.28%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.14%) N-Tier
4 6 (4.14%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.76%) Firmware
6 4 (2.76%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.07%) iPad
7 3 (2.07%) Open Source
8 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.69%) Telematics
9 1 (0.69%) iPhone
9 1 (0.69%) Animation
9 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.69%) EMV
9 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.86%) Linux
2 8 (5.52%) Windows
3 6 (4.14%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.76%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.34%) OO
2 15 (10.34%) Web Development
3 9 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (6.21%) MVC
4 8 (5.52%) TDD
4 8 (5.52%) Project Management
5 7 (4.83%) Manual Testing
5 7 (4.83%) RUP
5 7 (4.83%) UML
6 6 (4.14%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.14%) Multithreading
7 5 (3.45%) Product Management
8 4 (2.76%) Data Security
8 4 (2.76%) OOP
8 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (2.07%) Image Processing
9 3 (2.07%) Requirements Engineering
9 3 (2.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (46.90%) C#
2 55 (37.93%) Java
3 52 (35.86%) SQL
4 37 (25.52%) JavaScript
5 25 (17.24%) C
6 23 (15.86%) C++
7 12 (8.28%) VB.NET
8 11 (7.59%) Embedded C
9 9 (6.21%) PHP
10 8 (5.52%) VC++
11 4 (2.76%) Python
12 3 (2.07%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.38%) Perl
14 1 (0.69%) VB
14 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (33.10%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) ISEB
3 7 (4.83%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.45%) OCPJP
4 5 (3.45%) OCMJD
5 3 (2.07%) OCP
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.07%) PhD
6 2 (1.38%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.10%) Oracle
3 7 (4.83%) Sun
4 4 (2.76%) Apple
4 4 (2.76%) Altera
5 2 (1.38%) JBoss
5 2 (1.38%) hybris
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.69%) VMware
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