Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 29 29
Rank change year-on-year -23 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 129 213 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.48% 7.46% 7.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 8.33% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 115 224 334
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 2,525 2,558 2,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.70% 89.57% 88.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,062 2,040 2,304
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 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 -21 88 £50,000 +15.04% 12
Marlow -5 13 £52,500 +31.25%
High Wycombe -4 9 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Buckingham - 4 £45,000 - 1
Amersham +10 1 £62,500 +32.98% 2
Iver +2 1 - - 2
Chesham - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 64 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (39.53%) C#
3 45 (34.88%) Java
4 40 (31.01%) C++
4 40 (31.01%) .NET
5 37 (28.68%) TDD
5 37 (28.68%) Degree
6 35 (27.13%) OO
7 33 (25.58%) SQL
8 30 (23.26%) Linux
9 24 (18.60%) SQL Server
9 24 (18.60%) Microsoft
10 22 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (16.28%) Computer Science
12 20 (15.50%) Scrum
12 20 (15.50%) C
12 20 (15.50%) Windows
13 19 (14.73%) Python
13 19 (14.73%) Git (software)
14 18 (13.95%) Spring
14 18 (13.95%) Oracle
14 18 (13.95%) BDD
15 17 (13.18%) Java 8
15 17 (13.18%) JavaScript
16 16 (12.40%) JIRA
16 16 (12.40%) Microservices
17 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
17 15 (11.63%) Maven
17 15 (11.63%) WPF
18 14 (10.85%) Unix

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 3 (2.33%) Apache
1 3 (2.33%) Apache Spark
1 3 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.33%) IIS
2 2 (1.55%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.55%) Confluence
2 2 (1.55%) Hubot
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.78%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.10%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.33%) GitHub
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.78%) NuGet
7 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.98%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.55%) SNMP
4 1 (0.78%) AMQP
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) LAN
4 1 (0.78%) RS-232
4 1 (0.78%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.30%) Big Data
2 12 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.88%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.88%) Redis
6 3 (2.33%) HBase
6 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.33%) MySQL
6 3 (2.33%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.33%) NewSQL
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.55%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (14.73%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.40%) JIRA
3 15 (11.63%) Maven
4 14 (10.85%) Jenkins
5 13 (10.08%) Gradle
6 12 (9.30%) Eclipse
6 12 (9.30%) IntelliJ
6 12 (9.30%) Visual Studio
7 11 (8.53%) Ant
8 7 (5.43%) Subversion
9 5 (3.88%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.33%) LabVIEW
11 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.33%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.55%) CF BOSH
12 2 (1.55%) JUnit
12 2 (1.55%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 11 (8.53%) Finance
2 4 (3.10%) Aerospace
2 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.10%) Retail
3 3 (2.33%) Advertising
3 3 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Electronics
4 2 (1.55%) Games
4 2 (1.55%) Publishing
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Avionics
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (49.61%) Software Engineer
2 43 (33.33%) Developer
3 21 (16.28%) Senior Software Engineer
4 20 (15.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 17 (13.18%) Java Engineer
6 16 (12.40%) Java Developer
7 15 (11.63%) Software Developer
8 14 (10.85%) Embedded Engineer
8 14 (10.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 12 (9.30%) Senior Developer
10 11 (8.53%) .NET Developer
10 11 (8.53%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (8.53%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (8.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (7.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 10 (7.75%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (6.98%) C# Developer
13 8 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (6.20%) C# Software Engineer
13 8 (6.20%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.01%) .NET
2 18 (13.95%) Spring
3 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
3 15 (11.63%) WPF
4 13 (10.08%) Apache Camel
4 13 (10.08%) HTML
5 12 (9.30%) RESTful
5 12 (9.30%) Web Services
5 12 (9.30%) XML
6 11 (8.53%) Middleware
7 8 (6.20%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.20%) Qt
8 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (5.43%) REST
9 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.65%) CSS
9 6 (4.65%) J2SE
9 6 (4.65%) WCF
9 6 (4.65%) XSLT
10 5 (3.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.53%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.33%) Robotics
6 2 (1.55%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.55%) Life Science
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) CUDA
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.78%) Fintech
7 1 (0.78%) FMCG
7 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.78%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.26%) Linux
2 20 (15.50%) Windows
3 14 (10.85%) Unix
4 7 (5.43%) Mac OS
5 6 (4.65%) Android
6 4 (3.10%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.33%) Debian
7 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.78%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.78%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.68%) TDD
3 35 (27.13%) OO
4 22 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (15.50%) Scrum
6 18 (13.95%) BDD
7 16 (12.40%) Microservices
8 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (10.08%) MVC
9 13 (10.08%) Software Architecture
10 12 (9.30%) Software Delivery
11 11 (8.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (8.53%) DevOps
12 9 (6.98%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (6.20%) High Availability
13 8 (6.20%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.43%) OOP
14 7 (5.43%) Test Automation
15 6 (4.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.53%) C#
2 45 (34.88%) Java
3 40 (31.01%) C++
4 33 (25.58%) SQL
5 20 (15.50%) C
6 19 (14.73%) Python
7 17 (13.18%) Java 8
7 17 (13.18%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.75%) Embedded C++
8 10 (7.75%) Scala
9 8 (6.20%) Go
10 7 (5.43%) Embedded C
11 5 (3.88%) Delphi
11 5 (3.88%) Pascal
11 5 (3.88%) PHP
12 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.33%) Ruby
13 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (28.68%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.55%) MCSE
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) ISO 13485
1 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.98%) Docker
2 7 (5.43%) Firmware
3 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) Grafana
4 1 (0.78%) Marathon
4 1 (0.78%) Mesos
4 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.95%) Oracle
3 3 (2.33%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (1.55%) RedGate
4 2 (1.55%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.55%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.78%) Intel
5 1 (0.78%) QNX
5 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.78%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) Xero