Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 69 102
Rank change year-on-year +20 +33 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 142 114 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.91% 3.87% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 3.96% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 142 109 95
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £28,308 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,000 £54,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,818 2,877 3,758
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 97.76% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,260 2,429 3,021
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,975 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 67 £42,606 +6.51% 7
Aylesbury +12 30 £45,000 +5.88%
High Wycombe +28 23 £41,000 +20.59% 2
Marlow -12 5 £40,000 -
Gerrards Cross +4 4 £50,000 +22.70%
Olney - 3 £45,000 -
Buckingham - 1 £47,500 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 116 (81.69%) .NET
2 111 (78.17%) C#
3 89 (62.68%) SQL
4 88 (61.97%) JavaScript
5 80 (56.34%) SQL Server
6 56 (39.44%) ASP.NET
7 55 (38.73%) CSS
7 55 (38.73%) MVC
8 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (32.39%) HTML
10 45 (31.69%) jQuery
11 43 (30.28%) Microsoft
12 42 (29.58%) AngularJS
13 36 (25.35%) Windows
14 29 (20.42%) VB.NET
15 28 (19.72%) Visual Studio
15 28 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (18.31%) Scrum
16 26 (18.31%) Software Engineering
17 25 (17.61%) Degree
18 23 (16.20%) .NET Framework
18 23 (16.20%) Web Services
19 22 (15.49%) T-SQL
20 21 (14.79%) Computer Science
20 21 (14.79%) WPF
20 21 (14.79%) RESTful
21 20 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (14.08%) Git (software)
21 20 (14.08%) Node.js

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.63%) CMS
1 8 (5.63%) EPiServer
1 8 (5.63%) Umbraco
2 4 (2.82%) IIS
3 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
4 1 (0.70%) Mule
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
4 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.52%) SaaS
3 3 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.04%) HTTP
2 5 (3.52%) DNS
3 4 (2.82%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.70%) FTP
4 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (56.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.97%) MySQL
3 8 (5.63%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.63%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.93%) MariaDB
4 7 (4.93%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.41%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (19.72%) Visual Studio
2 20 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.34%) JIRA
5 8 (5.63%) Subversion
6 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.11%) Maven
7 3 (2.11%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.41%) JUnit
8 2 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.70%) Ant
9 1 (0.70%) Gradle
9 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.70%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.70%) Protractor
General
1 16 (11.27%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.11%) Advertising
3 3 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (81.69%) .NET
2 56 (39.44%) ASP.NET
3 55 (38.73%) CSS
4 46 (32.39%) HTML
5 45 (31.69%) jQuery
6 42 (29.58%) AngularJS
7 28 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (16.20%) .NET Framework
9 23 (16.20%) Web Services
10 21 (14.79%) RESTful
10 21 (14.79%) WPF
11 20 (14.08%) Node.js
12 17 (11.97%) HTML5
13 15 (10.56%) CSS3
14 14 (9.86%) WCF
14 14 (9.86%) WinForms
14 14 (9.86%) XML
15 11 (7.75%) JSON
15 11 (7.75%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.82%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.11%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.41%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.70%) EPoS
7 1 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.35%) Windows
2 17 (11.97%) Linux
3 13 (9.15%) Android
4 12 (8.45%) Mac OS
5 9 (6.34%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.73%) MVC
2 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.31%) Scrum
3 26 (18.31%) Software Engineering
4 20 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (12.68%) Unit Testing
6 16 (11.27%) OOP
7 15 (10.56%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.45%) OO
9 11 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (7.75%) Web Development
10 9 (6.34%) Microservices
10 9 (6.34%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (6.34%) TDD
11 8 (5.63%) SOLID
12 7 (4.93%) Android Development
12 7 (4.93%) API Design
12 7 (4.93%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (4.93%) iOS Development
12 7 (4.93%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 111 (78.17%) C#
2 89 (62.68%) SQL
3 88 (61.97%) JavaScript
4 29 (20.42%) VB.NET
5 22 (15.49%) T-SQL
6 20 (14.08%) C++
7 16 (11.27%) C
8 13 (9.15%) Java
9 6 (4.23%) Python
10 2 (1.41%) Scala
10 2 (1.41%) VB
11 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.70%) Delphi
11 1 (0.70%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (17.61%) Degree
2 9 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.11%) MCTS
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) COSHH
1 3 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Firmware
2 3 (2.11%) Docker
3 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (30.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.41%) Telerik
4 1 (0.70%) Unisys
4 1 (0.70%) VMware