Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 46 98
Rank change year-on-year -52 +52 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 49 138 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.17% 5.00% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 5.13% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 49 132 77
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £52,627
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%

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 2,154 2,690 2,828
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 97.43% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,729 2,152 2,388
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.59%
10th Percentile £26,150 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -12 34 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Aylesbury +4 7 £45,000 -
Newport Pagnell - 6 £42,500 - 1
Gerrards Cross 0 2 £25,000 -50.00% 3
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 40 (81.63%) C#
2 35 (71.43%) .NET
3 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
4 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
5 23 (46.94%) SQL
6 20 (40.82%) MVC
7 19 (38.78%) HTML
8 18 (36.73%) CSS
8 18 (36.73%) Web Services
9 17 (34.69%) jQuery
10 15 (30.61%) .NET Framework
11 14 (28.57%) Unit Testing
11 14 (28.57%) Visual Studio
12 13 (26.53%) WPF
12 13 (26.53%) TDD
13 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
14 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
15 10 (20.41%) RESTful
15 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
16 9 (18.37%) Xamarin
16 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
16 9 (18.37%) Web Development
16 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (16.33%) WCF
17 8 (16.33%) JIRA
17 8 (16.33%) NUnit
17 8 (16.33%) MSTest
17 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement

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 4 (8.16%) EPiServer
1 4 (8.16%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.33%) JIRA
3 8 (16.33%) MSTest
3 8 (16.33%) NUnit
4 5 (10.20%) JUnit
4 5 (10.20%) Maven
5 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.12%) Ant
6 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.12%) git-flow
6 3 (6.12%) Gradle
6 3 (6.12%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.04%) Hudson
7 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
7 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (71.43%) .NET
2 19 (38.78%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) CSS
3 18 (36.73%) Web Services
4 17 (34.69%) jQuery
5 15 (30.61%) .NET Framework
6 13 (26.53%) WPF
7 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
8 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
9 10 (20.41%) RESTful
10 8 (16.33%) WCF
11 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (12.24%) Spring
12 5 (10.20%) Entity Framework
12 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
12 5 (10.20%) Node.js
13 4 (8.16%) .NET Core
13 4 (8.16%) HTML5
13 4 (8.16%) XML
14 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
1 5 (10.20%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) MVC
3 14 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 13 (26.53%) TDD
5 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.37%) Web Development
6 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.33%) SOLID
7 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 6 (12.24%) BDD
8 6 (12.24%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (12.24%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
9 5 (10.20%) OO
9 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
10 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
11 3 (6.12%) DevOps
11 3 (6.12%) Microservices
11 3 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) C#
2 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
3 23 (46.94%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) VC++
5 4 (8.16%) Java 8
5 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.12%) XAML
7 2 (4.08%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.08%) MCPD
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Xamarin
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Unisys