Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 50 83
Rank change year-on-year -16 +33 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 102 140 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.58% 5.15% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 5.29% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 106 128 109
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £33,250 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £48,750 £50,250
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 2,766 2,647 3,189
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 97.28% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,215 2,152 2,622
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -14 55 £42,553 +6.38% 10
Aylesbury +5 22 £45,000 +5.88% 1
High Wycombe +8 11 £47,500 +39.71%
Gerrards Cross -7 3 £50,000 +58.73%
Buckingham - 2 £43,750 - 3
Beaconsfield - 1 £32,500 - 2
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 71 (69.61%) C#
2 66 (64.71%) .NET
3 60 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 47 (46.08%) SQL
5 37 (36.27%) SQL Server
6 30 (29.41%) HTML
7 27 (26.47%) AngularJS
8 25 (24.51%) Degree
8 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (22.55%) MVC
10 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
11 19 (18.63%) Java
12 17 (16.67%) WPF
12 17 (16.67%) CSS
12 17 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (15.69%) Scrum
13 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
13 16 (15.69%) C++
13 16 (15.69%) Computer Science
14 15 (14.71%) jQuery
14 15 (14.71%) Software Engineering
15 14 (13.73%) T-SQL
15 14 (13.73%) MySQL
15 14 (13.73%) Linux
16 13 (12.75%) CMS
16 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
16 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (12.75%) Umbraco
16 13 (12.75%) EPiServer

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 13 (12.75%) CMS
1 13 (12.75%) EPiServer
1 13 (12.75%) Umbraco
2 3 (2.94%) Apache
2 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.98%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.98%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) FTP
3 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) MySQL
3 9 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.92%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 12 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.80%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.88%) JIRA
4 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.92%) JUnit
5 4 (3.92%) Maven
6 3 (2.94%) Subversion
7 2 (1.96%) Ant
7 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.96%) Gradle
7 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (8.82%) Marketing
2 7 (6.86%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Advertising
4 3 (2.94%) Law
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (64.71%) .NET
2 30 (29.41%) HTML
3 27 (26.47%) AngularJS
4 17 (16.67%) CSS
4 17 (16.67%) WPF
5 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
6 15 (14.71%) jQuery
7 12 (11.76%) Web Services
8 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (10.78%) RESTful
9 9 (8.82%) WCF
9 9 (8.82%) XML
10 8 (7.84%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.84%) Node.js
11 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.86%) HTML5
11 7 (6.86%) JSON
12 4 (3.92%) JSF
12 4 (3.92%) JSP
12 4 (3.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.78%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) User Experience
5 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Linux
2 12 (11.76%) Windows
3 10 (9.80%) Mac OS
4 9 (8.82%) Android
5 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.55%) MVC
3 17 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (15.69%) Scrum
5 15 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
7 12 (11.76%) CRM
8 11 (10.78%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.82%) OO
9 9 (8.82%) SDLC
9 9 (8.82%) Web Development
10 8 (7.84%) TDD
10 8 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (6.86%) Workflow
12 6 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (5.88%) DevOps
12 6 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (5.88%) Pair Programming
13 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (69.61%) C#
2 60 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 47 (46.08%) SQL
4 19 (18.63%) Java
5 16 (15.69%) C++
6 14 (13.73%) T-SQL
7 12 (11.76%) C
8 11 (10.78%) Python
9 10 (9.80%) PHP
10 9 (8.82%) Delphi
11 6 (5.88%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.92%) Scala
13 3 (2.94%) Perl
14 2 (1.96%) Java 8
15 1 (0.98%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.98%) VB
15 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) Degree
2 10 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.98%) CISSP
3 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) COSHH
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Firmware
2 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.94%) Unisys
5 1 (0.98%) Apple
5 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.98%) VMware