Period
to 7 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

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
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 48 70
Rank change year-on-year -26 +22 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 32 106 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.56% 4.70% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 4.98% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 95 107
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +26.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,550 £90,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,175 2,129 2,770
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 94.33% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1,662 2,239
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £76,500 £66,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Developer in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Developer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

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 7 June 2020. 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 -22 17 £45,000 - 1
High Wycombe +7 6 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Amersham - 5 £60,000 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, 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 27 (84.38%) C#
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (50.00%) Azure
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) AWS
5 11 (34.38%) Docker
6 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
6 9 (28.13%) MVC
6 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
6 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
7 8 (25.00%) React
8 7 (21.88%) JIRA
8 7 (21.88%) .NET Core
9 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 6 (18.75%) CSS
9 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
9 6 (18.75%) DevOps
10 5 (15.63%) SDLC
10 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
10 5 (15.63%) REST
10 5 (15.63%) jQuery
10 5 (15.63%) HTML5
10 5 (15.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework

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 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (50.00%) Azure
2 11 (34.38%) AWS
3 4 (12.50%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) GCP
4 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) FTP
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) Impala
6 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
6 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.88%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.38%) MSTest
4 3 (9.38%) NUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
2 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
3 8 (25.00%) React
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Core
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (15.63%) Ajax
6 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
6 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 5 (15.63%) HTML5
6 5 (15.63%) jQuery
6 5 (15.63%) NHibernate
6 5 (15.63%) REST
6 5 (15.63%) WPF
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.38%) WCF
7 3 (9.38%) WebSockets
8 2 (6.25%) Middleware
8 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) MVC
3 6 (18.75%) DevOps
3 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) SDLC
4 5 (15.63%) SOLID
5 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) VC++
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) COBOL
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CFA
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.25%) Terraform
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Control-M
3 1 (3.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Rackspace
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.13%) Talend