Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 105 140
Rank change year-on-year +44 +35 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 121 72 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.23% 2.34% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 2.39% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 135 93 88
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £19,925
90th Percentile £64,500 £53,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 2782 3009 4094
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 97.76% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 2539 3295
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £25,143
90th Percentile £63,350 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +33 66 £39,000 +8.33% 1
High Wycombe +30 26 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Aylesbury -6 6 £35,000 -17.65%
Marlow - 6 £56,250 -
Amersham - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 114 (94.21%) Software Engineering
2 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (47.93%) Degree
3 58 (47.93%) C++
4 49 (40.50%) Computer Science
5 47 (38.84%) C#
5 47 (38.84%) Linux
6 46 (38.02%) Git (software)
7 42 (34.71%) Java
8 40 (33.06%) Windows
9 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
10 34 (28.10%) SQL
11 33 (27.27%) .NET
12 29 (23.97%) Visual Studio
13 28 (23.14%) NoSQL
13 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
14 27 (22.31%) HTML
14 27 (22.31%) Scrum
15 26 (21.49%) Multithreading
16 24 (19.83%) Physics
16 24 (19.83%) Python
16 24 (19.83%) Algorithms
16 24 (19.83%) Computer Science Degree
17 23 (19.01%) TDD
18 20 (16.53%) Docker
18 20 (16.53%) AngularJS
18 20 (16.53%) GitHub
19 19 (15.70%) Front End Development
19 19 (15.70%) Mathematics
19 19 (15.70%) Unix

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 5 (4.13%) Confluence
2 4 (3.31%) CMS
2 4 (3.31%) Drupal
2 4 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.83%) Hubot
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.53%) GitHub
2 13 (10.74%) OpenShift
3 5 (4.13%) npm
4 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.83%) ISDN
3 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.79%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.31%) Big Data
3 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.65%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.83%) NewSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (38.02%) Git (software)
2 29 (23.97%) Visual Studio
3 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.09%) Maven
4 11 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (7.44%) JIRA
6 8 (6.61%) Subversion
7 6 (4.96%) Babel
7 6 (4.96%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.96%) gulp
7 6 (4.96%) Selenium
7 6 (4.96%) Sinon.JS
7 6 (4.96%) webpack
8 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.31%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.31%) GitLab
9 4 (3.31%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (3.31%) Mocha
9 4 (3.31%) Protractor
10 3 (2.48%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (3.31%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) .NET
2 27 (22.31%) HTML
3 20 (16.53%) AngularJS
4 15 (12.40%) MFC
4 15 (12.40%) WinForms
5 14 (11.57%) CSS
5 14 (11.57%) HTML5
5 14 (11.57%) OpenGL
5 14 (11.57%) Qt
5 14 (11.57%) REST
6 13 (10.74%) jQuery
6 13 (10.74%) Spring
6 13 (10.74%) WPF
7 11 (9.09%) Django
7 11 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 10 (8.26%) RESTful
9 9 (7.44%) Polymer
9 9 (7.44%) STL
9 9 (7.44%) WCF
9 9 (7.44%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 49 (40.50%) Computer Science
2 24 (19.83%) Algorithms
3 13 (10.74%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (7.44%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (1.65%) Fintech
6 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 47 (38.84%) Linux
2 40 (33.06%) Windows
3 19 (15.70%) Unix
4 3 (2.48%) Android
4 3 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (94.21%) Software Engineering
2 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (22.31%) Scrum
4 26 (21.49%) Multithreading
5 24 (19.83%) Physics
6 23 (19.01%) TDD
7 19 (15.70%) Front End Development
7 19 (15.70%) Mathematics
7 19 (15.70%) OOD
8 18 (14.88%) OO
9 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.22%) Microservices
10 14 (11.57%) Computer Vision
10 14 (11.57%) DevOps
10 14 (11.57%) Open Source
11 13 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (9.09%) Software Delivery
13 9 (7.44%) Neural Network
14 8 (6.61%) MVC
14 8 (6.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.93%) C++
2 47 (38.84%) C#
3 42 (34.71%) Java
4 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
5 34 (28.10%) SQL
6 24 (19.83%) Python
7 17 (14.05%) C
8 6 (4.96%) ES6
9 5 (4.13%) Go
10 4 (3.31%) Haskell
10 4 (3.31%) Perl
10 4 (3.31%) PHP
10 4 (3.31%) Ruby
11 2 (1.65%) Scala
11 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.65%) VC++
12 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (47.93%) Degree
2 24 (19.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (12.40%) PhD
4 3 (2.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.65%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.65%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) TickIT
3 1 (0.83%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Firmware
2 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Mesos
2 4 (3.31%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) Google
3 4 (3.31%) IBM
3 4 (3.31%) Zend
4 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Xamarin