Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 70 97
Rank change year-on-year -35 +27 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 46 105 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.79% 3.68% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 3.78% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 41 106 141
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +31.94% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £64,375 £55,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%

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 2,493 2,776 3,012
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 97.40% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,057 2,231 2,490
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +3.45%

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 September 2018.

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 September 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 -26 32 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Marlow +12 6 £47,500 -15.56%
High Wycombe -28 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Iver - 1 - -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 42 (91.30%) Software Engineering
2 25 (54.35%) C#
3 20 (43.48%) C++
4 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (32.61%) .NET
5 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 14 (30.43%) OO
6 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.91%) Java
8 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 10 (21.74%) SQL
9 9 (19.57%) C
9 9 (19.57%) Time Management
10 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 8 (17.39%) Windows
10 8 (17.39%) Linux
10 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
10 8 (17.39%) XML
11 7 (15.22%) Degree
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (15.22%) Java 8
12 6 (13.04%) Software Architecture
12 6 (13.04%) BDD
12 6 (13.04%) WPF
12 6 (13.04%) JIRA
12 6 (13.04%) Subversion
12 6 (13.04%) TDD
12 6 (13.04%) Oracle
12 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
13 5 (10.87%) OOD

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 2 (4.35%) Hubot
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Redis
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) Gradle
3 5 (10.87%) Maven
4 3 (6.52%) Ant
4 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.52%) IntelliJ
4 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (4.35%) LabVIEW
5 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
2 8 (17.39%) XML
3 6 (13.04%) WPF
4 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (10.87%) HTML
4 5 (10.87%) WCF
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.70%) CSS
5 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) REST
5 4 (8.70%) RESTful
5 4 (8.70%) Spring
5 4 (8.70%) Web Services
6 3 (6.52%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.52%) Middleware
6 3 (6.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Algorithms
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.35%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) CUDA
4 1 (2.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Software Engineering
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) OO
4 9 (19.57%) Time Management
5 6 (13.04%) BDD
5 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.04%) Software Architecture
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) Microservices
6 5 (10.87%) OOD
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.70%) MVC
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.52%) Decision-Making
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps
8 3 (6.52%) OOP
8 3 (6.52%) Scrum
9 2 (4.35%) Dependency Management
9 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.35%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) C++
3 11 (23.91%) Java
4 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 9 (19.57%) C
6 7 (15.22%) Java 8
7 4 (8.70%) Delphi
7 4 (8.70%) Embedded C
7 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++
7 4 (8.70%) Pascal
8 3 (6.52%) Python
9 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.17%) PHP
10 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 13485
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Firmware
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Marathon
2 1 (2.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) QNX
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) WorldPay