Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 110 142
Rank change year-on-year +47 +32 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 104 63 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.77% 2.18% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 2.23% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 114 67 88
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +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 2,690 2,828 3,887
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 97.79% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,152 2,388 3,132
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +13 54 £38,000 +3.40% 5
High Wycombe +19 20 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Marlow - 11 £52,500 -
Aylesbury -7 6 £35,000 -17.65% 2
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 21 January 2018, 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 97 (93.27%) Software Engineering
2 56 (53.85%) C++
3 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (42.31%) Linux
5 43 (41.35%) Degree
6 42 (40.38%) Git (software)
7 37 (35.58%) Windows
8 36 (34.62%) Computer Science
9 32 (30.77%) C#
9 32 (30.77%) Java
10 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
10 29 (27.88%) SQL
11 27 (25.96%) Algorithms
12 25 (24.04%) Scrum
12 25 (24.04%) TDD
13 24 (23.08%) Visual Studio
13 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
13 24 (23.08%) NoSQL
14 22 (21.15%) .NET
14 22 (21.15%) HTML
14 22 (21.15%) Multithreading
15 21 (20.19%) Physics
15 21 (20.19%) Python
15 21 (20.19%) Computer Science Degree
16 19 (18.27%) Front End Development
17 17 (16.35%) Qt
17 17 (16.35%) GitHub
17 17 (16.35%) OOD
17 17 (16.35%) Unix
18 16 (15.38%) C

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 (4.81%) Confluence
2 4 (3.85%) CMS
2 4 (3.85%) Drupal
2 4 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.96%) Hubot
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) GitHub
2 11 (10.58%) OpenShift
3 5 (4.81%) npm
4 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.88%) Big Data
4 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.92%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) NewSQL
6 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (40.38%) Git (software)
2 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 24 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.65%) JIRA
4 7 (6.73%) Maven
4 7 (6.73%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (6.73%) Subversion
5 6 (5.77%) Babel
5 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.77%) gulp
5 6 (5.77%) Selenium
5 6 (5.77%) Sinon.JS
5 6 (5.77%) webpack
6 4 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.85%) GitLab
6 4 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.85%) Mocha
6 4 (3.85%) Protractor
6 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Games
3 1 (0.96%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.15%) .NET
1 22 (21.15%) HTML
2 17 (16.35%) Qt
3 16 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 13 (12.50%) MFC
4 13 (12.50%) WinForms
5 12 (11.54%) HTML5
5 12 (11.54%) OpenGL
6 11 (10.58%) WPF
7 10 (9.62%) CSS
7 10 (9.62%) REST
8 9 (8.65%) Django
8 9 (8.65%) jQuery
8 9 (8.65%) Polymer
8 9 (8.65%) Spring
8 9 (8.65%) STL
8 9 (8.65%) Web Components
9 8 (7.69%) Spring Boot
10 7 (6.73%) Node.js
10 7 (6.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.62%) Computer Science
2 27 (25.96%) Algorithms
3 12 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 10 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (8.65%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.92%) Fintech
7 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 44 (42.31%) Linux
2 37 (35.58%) Windows
3 17 (16.35%) Unix
4 3 (2.88%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (93.27%) Software Engineering
2 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.04%) Scrum
3 25 (24.04%) TDD
4 22 (21.15%) Multithreading
5 21 (20.19%) Physics
6 19 (18.27%) Front End Development
7 17 (16.35%) OOD
8 16 (15.38%) Mathematics
9 15 (14.42%) Microservices
9 15 (14.42%) OO
10 14 (13.46%) Open Source
11 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (10.58%) Computer Vision
13 11 (10.58%) DevOps
14 9 (8.65%) Neural Network
15 8 (7.69%) SDLC
15 8 (7.69%) Software Testing
16 7 (6.73%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (53.85%) C++
2 32 (30.77%) C#
2 32 (30.77%) Java
3 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
3 29 (27.88%) SQL
4 21 (20.19%) Python
5 16 (15.38%) C
6 6 (5.77%) ES6
7 5 (4.81%) Embedded C++
7 5 (4.81%) Go
8 4 (3.85%) Haskell
8 4 (3.85%) Perl
8 4 (3.85%) PHP
8 4 (3.85%) Ruby
9 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.92%) VC++
10 1 (0.96%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.96%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (41.35%) Degree
2 21 (20.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (12.50%) PhD
4 2 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.92%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) TickIT
3 1 (0.96%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 16 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (1.92%) HDFS
3 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Mesos
2 4 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) Google
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.85%) IBM
2 4 (3.85%) Zend
3 2 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.96%) Xamarin