Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 43 110
Rank change year-on-year -50 +67 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 61 158 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.41% 5.67% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 5.82% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 59 149 83
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,500
% change year-on-year +10.43% +0.62% +0.62%

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 2,453 2,715 2,998
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.35% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,033 2,199 2,499
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -21 37 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Aylesbury +18 12 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Newport Pagnell - 6 £42,500 - 1
Buckingham - 1 - - 1
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 47 (77.05%) JavaScript
2 40 (65.57%) C#
3 36 (59.02%) .NET
4 30 (49.18%) HTML
5 28 (45.90%) SQL
6 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (39.34%) MVC
7 23 (37.70%) CSS
8 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
8 20 (32.79%) jQuery
8 20 (32.79%) AngularJS
9 17 (27.87%) Degree
10 16 (26.23%) TDD
10 16 (26.23%) Web Services
11 15 (24.59%) RESTful
12 12 (19.67%) MySQL
12 12 (19.67%) Scrum
12 12 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (18.03%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (18.03%) SOLID
13 11 (18.03%) Xamarin
13 11 (18.03%) Umbraco
13 11 (18.03%) EPiServer
13 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
14 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
14 10 (16.39%) CMS
14 10 (16.39%) Node.js
14 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (14.75%) Finance
15 9 (14.75%) Java

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 11 (18.03%) EPiServer
1 11 (18.03%) Umbraco
2 10 (16.39%) CMS
3 4 (6.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.28%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) MySQL
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Big Data
7 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) JUnit
1 7 (11.48%) Maven
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) JIRA
4 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.28%) Ant
5 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.28%) Gradle
5 2 (3.28%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Marketing
3 5 (8.20%) Law
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) .NET
2 30 (49.18%) HTML
3 23 (37.70%) CSS
4 20 (32.79%) AngularJS
4 20 (32.79%) jQuery
5 16 (26.23%) Web Services
6 15 (24.59%) RESTful
7 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (16.39%) Node.js
8 9 (14.75%) XML
9 8 (13.11%) Spring
10 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.48%) Hibernate
11 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
11 6 (9.84%) WPF
12 5 (8.20%) JSF
12 5 (8.20%) JSP
12 5 (8.20%) LAMP
12 5 (8.20%) Struts
12 5 (8.20%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.11%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (11.48%) Mobile App
4 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Android
2 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (39.34%) MVC
2 16 (26.23%) TDD
3 12 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (19.67%) Scrum
4 11 (18.03%) SOLID
5 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
6 8 (13.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (13.11%) SDLC
6 8 (13.11%) Web Development
7 7 (11.48%) Workflow
8 6 (9.84%) BDD
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) CRM
8 6 (9.84%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (9.84%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.20%) Records Management
9 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (77.05%) JavaScript
2 40 (65.57%) C#
3 28 (45.90%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) Python
5 8 (13.11%) PHP
5 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.84%) C++
6 6 (9.84%) Delphi
7 4 (6.56%) Perl
8 3 (4.92%) Java 8
9 2 (3.28%) XPath
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Degree
2 11 (18.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Xamarin
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Unisys
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.28%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) WorldPay