Period
to 22 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 95 49
Rank change year-on-year +43 -46 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 103 66 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.43% 2.41% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 2.49% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 91 69 139
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,450 £28,920
90th Percentile £60,000 £90,000 £50,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 2,199 2,654 2,724
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 97.04% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,717 2,176 2,209
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +27 66 £41,500 -7.78% 7
High Wycombe +22 11 £45,000 - 5
Amersham - 9 £40,000 - 1
Marlow - 4 £40,000 -
Olney - 4 £47,500 -
Buckingham -2 3 £41,500 +3.75%
Aylesbury -1 1 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Chesham - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 81 (78.64%) C#
2 63 (61.17%) .NET
3 55 (53.40%) SQL
4 47 (45.63%) JavaScript
5 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (33.98%) SQL Server
7 34 (33.01%) ASP.NET
8 31 (30.10%) AngularJS
9 28 (27.18%) HTML
10 26 (25.24%) CSS
11 22 (21.36%) MVC
12 20 (19.42%) Degree
13 19 (18.45%) React
14 15 (14.56%) XML
14 15 (14.56%) JSON
15 14 (13.59%) OOP
15 14 (13.59%) OO
15 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
15 14 (13.59%) Docker
15 14 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (12.62%) Java
17 12 (11.65%) jQuery
17 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
17 12 (11.65%) Computer Science Degree
18 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
18 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
18 11 (10.68%) PHP
19 10 (9.71%) Python
19 10 (9.71%) Scrum
19 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering

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 (1.94%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) Confluence
2 1 (0.97%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) AWS
1 7 (6.80%) Azure
1 7 (6.80%) GitHub
2 3 (2.91%) PaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.97%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) MySQL
3 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.88%) JUnit
3 4 (3.88%) MSTest
3 4 (3.88%) NUnit
4 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.91%) Xcode
5 2 (1.94%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) Babel
6 1 (0.97%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.97%) Maven
6 1 (0.97%) PostCSS
6 1 (0.97%) webpack
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
2 5 (4.85%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Automotive
4 3 (2.91%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (61.17%) .NET
2 34 (33.01%) ASP.NET
3 31 (30.10%) AngularJS
4 28 (27.18%) HTML
5 26 (25.24%) CSS
6 19 (18.45%) React
7 15 (14.56%) JSON
7 15 (14.56%) XML
8 12 (11.65%) jQuery
9 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.77%) SOAP
10 8 (7.77%) WPF
11 7 (6.80%) RESTful
11 7 (6.80%) Web Services
12 6 (5.83%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.85%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.85%) Spring
13 5 (4.85%) WCF
14 3 (2.91%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.83%) User Experience
3 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.85%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.91%) Linux
2 3 (2.91%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.36%) MVC
3 14 (13.59%) OO
3 14 (13.59%) OOP
3 14 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
5 10 (9.71%) Scrum
5 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.77%) DevOps
7 8 (7.77%) SDLC
7 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.80%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (6.80%) Software Delivery
9 6 (5.83%) Workflow
10 5 (4.85%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.85%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.85%) Front End Development
10 5 (4.85%) Lean Software Development
10 5 (4.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (78.64%) C#
2 55 (53.40%) SQL
3 47 (45.63%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.62%) Java
5 11 (10.68%) PHP
6 10 (9.71%) Python
7 9 (8.74%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.83%) C++
8 6 (5.83%) Ruby
9 4 (3.88%) VC++
10 3 (2.91%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.91%) C
10 3 (2.91%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.91%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.97%) ANSI C
12 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.97%) COBOL
12 1 (0.97%) Java 8
12 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Degree
2 12 (11.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) HND
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.71%) Xamarin
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) OutSystems
5 1 (0.97%) Dell
5 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com