Period
to 23 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 26 57
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31 -31
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 76 157 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.81% 7.16% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.06% 8.01% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 67 151 105
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £41,250 £27,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.53%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 630 1,961 2,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.62% 89.38% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 490 1,529 1,883
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2020. 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 +11 50 £62,500 +21.95% 13
High Wycombe +17 6 £55,000 - 6
Amersham +14 2 £70,000 -22.22% 1
Beaconsfield -3 2 £75,000 +36.36%
Marlow +15 1 £60,000 -4.00%
Aylesbury +6 1 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 37 (48.68%) Java
3 36 (47.37%) AngularJS
4 23 (30.26%) Spring
4 23 (30.26%) Unit Testing
5 22 (28.95%) Degree
6 19 (25.00%) JUnit
6 19 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 18 (23.68%) TypeScript
8 17 (22.37%) Jasmine
8 17 (22.37%) Mockito
8 17 (22.37%) Protractor
8 17 (22.37%) Karma Test Runner
9 16 (21.05%) Java 8
9 16 (21.05%) Microservices
9 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
10 15 (19.74%) Docker
11 14 (18.42%) Kubernetes
11 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (18.42%) Multithreading
11 14 (18.42%) RESTful
12 13 (17.11%) TDD
12 13 (17.11%) Spring Boot
12 13 (17.11%) Kafka
13 12 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (15.79%) AWS
13 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
14 11 (14.47%) SQL
14 11 (14.47%) .NET
15 10 (13.16%) C#

Software Engineering
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 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Sketch
1 2 (2.63%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) AWS
2 10 (13.16%) Azure
3 5 (6.58%) npm
3 5 (6.58%) SaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Cloudflare
4 1 (1.32%) GCP
4 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Wireless
2 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) Skype
3 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.26%) MySQL
5 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) JUnit
2 17 (22.37%) Jasmine
2 17 (22.37%) Karma Test Runner
2 17 (22.37%) Mockito
2 17 (22.37%) Protractor
3 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 9 (11.84%) Eclipse
4 9 (11.84%) IntelliJ
5 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.95%) JIRA
7 2 (2.63%) Babel
7 2 (2.63%) Cypress.io
7 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.63%) Mocha
7 2 (2.63%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.63%) RSpec
7 2 (2.63%) webpack
8 1 (1.32%) Bower
8 1 (1.32%) gulp
General
1 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
1 6 (7.89%) Retail
2 5 (6.58%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Developer
2 23 (30.26%) Software Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (18.42%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (17.11%) Java Engineer
6 12 (15.79%) Senior Developer
7 10 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Embedded Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (7.89%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Backend Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Junior
12 4 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 3 (3.95%) Android Developer
13 3 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
13 3 (3.95%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) AngularJS
2 23 (30.26%) Spring
3 14 (18.42%) RESTful
4 13 (17.11%) Kafka
4 13 (17.11%) Spring Boot
5 11 (14.47%) .NET
6 10 (13.16%) REST
7 9 (11.84%) Node.js
7 9 (11.84%) React
8 8 (10.53%) Vue.js
9 7 (9.21%) Spring Cloud
10 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.89%) J2EE
10 6 (7.89%) Java EE
10 6 (7.89%) JPA
10 6 (7.89%) Redux
10 6 (7.89%) SOAP
10 6 (7.89%) WCF
10 6 (7.89%) WPF
11 5 (6.58%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.95%) User Experience
2 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.32%) AS400
3 1 (1.32%) LIMS
3 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (1.32%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Unit Testing
2 19 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 16 (21.05%) Microservices
4 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Multithreading
5 13 (17.11%) TDD
6 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 7 (9.21%) Concurrent Programming
7 7 (9.21%) Customer-Centricity
7 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.89%) Physics
8 6 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.26%) Android Development
9 4 (5.26%) Product Management
9 4 (5.26%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.26%) User Stories
10 3 (3.95%) BDD
10 3 (3.95%) DevOps
10 3 (3.95%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 37 (48.68%) Java
3 18 (23.68%) TypeScript
4 16 (21.05%) Java 8
5 11 (14.47%) SQL
6 10 (13.16%) C#
7 7 (9.21%) C
7 7 (9.21%) C++
8 3 (3.95%) ES6
8 3 (3.95%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 2 (2.63%) Python
10 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) R
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (10.53%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) ISO 13485
1 6 (7.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Docker
2 5 (6.58%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.32%) Ansible
2 1 (1.32%) Grafana
2 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Apple
1 6 (7.89%) Google
2 1 (1.32%) hybris
2 1 (1.32%) SAP