Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 43 98
Rank change year-on-year -53 +55 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 71 159 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.56% 5.62% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 5.79% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 74 143 98
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £32,075 £28,793 £27,500
90th Percentile £79,800 £48,750 £50,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 2,691 2,748 3,042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 97.21% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,206 2,232 2,481
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,125 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -36 44 £45,000 +27.28% 7
Aylesbury +23 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Buckingham - 2 £40,000 - 1
High Wycombe -15 1 - -
Beaconsfield - 1 £32,500 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 55 (77.46%) JavaScript
2 46 (64.79%) .NET
3 45 (63.38%) C#
4 28 (39.44%) HTML
4 28 (39.44%) SQL
5 27 (38.03%) AngularJS
6 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
8 21 (29.58%) MVC
9 19 (26.76%) Degree
10 18 (25.35%) CSS
11 17 (23.94%) Scrum
12 16 (22.54%) Umbraco
12 16 (22.54%) jQuery
13 15 (21.13%) EPiServer
13 15 (21.13%) CMS
14 14 (19.72%) MySQL
15 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
15 13 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (18.31%) RESTful
16 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (16.90%) Computer Science Degree
16 12 (16.90%) Java
17 11 (15.49%) T-SQL
17 11 (15.49%) PHP
17 11 (15.49%) Web Services
17 11 (15.49%) Python
17 11 (15.49%) TDD
17 11 (15.49%) Unit Testing
17 11 (15.49%) 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 16 (22.54%) Umbraco
2 15 (21.13%) CMS
2 15 (21.13%) EPiServer
3 5 (7.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.82%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) FTP
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.72%) MySQL
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.63%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JUnit
1 5 (7.04%) Maven
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Ant
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) Gradle
3 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.68%) Marketing
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Law
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (64.79%) .NET
2 28 (39.44%) HTML
3 27 (38.03%) AngularJS
4 18 (25.35%) CSS
5 16 (22.54%) jQuery
6 13 (18.31%) RESTful
7 11 (15.49%) Node.js
7 11 (15.49%) Web Services
8 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
8 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (14.08%) XML
9 8 (11.27%) WPF
10 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.45%) Spring
11 5 (7.04%) DHTML
11 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
11 5 (7.04%) JSF
11 5 (7.04%) JSP
11 5 (7.04%) LAMP
11 5 (7.04%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Android
1 6 (8.45%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) MVC
3 17 (23.94%) Scrum
4 13 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (15.49%) TDD
5 11 (15.49%) Unit Testing
6 10 (14.08%) SDLC
7 9 (12.68%) SOLID
8 8 (11.27%) CRM
8 8 (11.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.27%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (9.86%) Workflow
10 5 (7.04%) Analytics
10 5 (7.04%) DevOps
10 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.04%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.04%) Records Management
10 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (7.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (77.46%) JavaScript
2 45 (63.38%) C#
3 28 (39.44%) SQL
4 12 (16.90%) Java
5 11 (15.49%) PHP
5 11 (15.49%) Python
5 11 (15.49%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.27%) C++
6 8 (11.27%) Delphi
7 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 3 (4.23%) C
8 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.82%) Scala
9 2 (2.82%) XPath
10 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.41%) Java 8
10 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Degree
2 12 (16.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) CISSP
3 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle
1 6 (8.45%) Xamarin
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Unisys
3 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.41%) Apple
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) WorldPay