Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 81 99
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 60 90 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.71% 3.11% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 3.19% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52 98 72
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,625 £55,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 2,107 2,820 2,813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 97.44% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,701 2,258 2,378
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,675 £25,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 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 +19 55 £45,000 +16.88% 12
High Wycombe -3 2 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Aylesbury +17 1 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 53 (88.33%) Software Engineering
2 40 (66.67%) C#
3 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (41.67%) .NET
5 21 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 20 (33.33%) Java
7 19 (31.67%) SQL
8 17 (28.33%) C++
8 17 (28.33%) WPF
9 16 (26.67%) OO
10 15 (25.00%) MVC
11 14 (23.33%) Open Source
12 13 (21.67%) RESTful
12 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
12 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
12 13 (21.67%) Microservices
13 12 (20.00%) Docker
13 12 (20.00%) OOP
13 12 (20.00%) CSS
13 12 (20.00%) XML
14 11 (18.33%) MVVM
15 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 10 (16.67%) Linux
15 10 (16.67%) Apache
15 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 9 (15.00%) PHP
16 9 (15.00%) HTML
16 9 (15.00%) MySQL
16 9 (15.00%) LAMP
16 9 (15.00%) TDD

Software Engineer 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 10 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (8.33%) Confluence
2 5 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.67%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) GitHub
1 6 (10.00%) OpenShift
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.33%) npm
5 1 (1.67%) Firebase
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) MySQL
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Redis
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.00%) Maven
4 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (10.00%) JIRA
5 6 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.33%) Gatling
6 5 (8.33%) JMeter
6 5 (8.33%) Selenium
6 5 (8.33%) Sikuli
6 5 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.00%) LabVIEW
8 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.33%) webpack
9 1 (1.67%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.67%) Gradle
9 1 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (41.67%) .NET
2 17 (28.33%) WPF
3 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
3 13 (21.67%) RESTful
4 12 (20.00%) CSS
4 12 (20.00%) XML
5 9 (15.00%) HTML
5 9 (15.00%) jQuery
5 9 (15.00%) LAMP
5 9 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (11.67%) Node.js
6 7 (11.67%) Spring
7 6 (10.00%) REST
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.33%) JSON
9 3 (5.00%) OpenCV
9 3 (5.00%) WCF
10 2 (3.33%) Redux
10 2 (3.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) Bitcoin
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Software Engineering
2 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) OO
4 15 (25.00%) MVC
5 14 (23.33%) Open Source
6 13 (21.67%) Microservices
7 12 (20.00%) OOP
8 11 (18.33%) MVVM
9 9 (15.00%) Analytical Thinking
9 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
9 9 (15.00%) TDD
10 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (13.33%) Scrum
11 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
12 6 (10.00%) API Development
12 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (10.00%) Time Management
13 5 (8.33%) Coaching
13 5 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
13 5 (8.33%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) C#
2 20 (33.33%) Java
3 19 (31.67%) SQL
4 17 (28.33%) C++
5 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.00%) PHP
6 9 (15.00%) Ruby
7 8 (13.33%) Python
8 4 (6.67%) C
8 4 (6.67%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.00%) Java 8
10 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.67%) Solidity
11 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) ISO 13485
1 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.67%) TIBCO