Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in High Wycombe during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 53 55
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 8.79% 3.08% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.85% 3.14% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 15
High Wycombe median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -20.83%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,625 £34,550
90th Percentile £77,000 £53,750 £57,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe. 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
High Wycombe
Permanent vacancies in High Wycombe with a recognized job title 305 541 641
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.35% 98.01% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 254 450 505
High Wycombe median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £22,150 £23,450 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £72,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in High Wycombe

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in High Wycombe.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in High Wycombe

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in High Wycombe over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in High Wycombe

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 High Wycombe region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (81.48%) C++
3 19 (70.37%) Visual Studio
3 19 (70.37%) Degree
4 17 (62.96%) Mathematics
4 17 (62.96%) Physics
4 17 (62.96%) Linux
5 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (55.56%) Computer Science
6 15 (55.56%) Unix
6 15 (55.56%) Windows
7 14 (51.85%) MFC
7 14 (51.85%) PhD
7 14 (51.85%) OOD
7 14 (51.85%) OpenGL
7 14 (51.85%) WinForms
7 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
7 14 (51.85%) Qt
7 14 (51.85%) Algorithms
8 10 (37.04%) C#
9 8 (29.63%) .NET
10 6 (22.22%) Java
11 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 5 (18.52%) OOP
11 5 (18.52%) WPF
12 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
12 4 (14.81%) WCF
13 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) PCoIP
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Visual Studio
2 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) MFC
1 14 (51.85%) OpenGL
1 14 (51.85%) Qt
1 14 (51.85%) WinForms
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) WPF
4 4 (14.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 14 (51.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Unix
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (62.96%) Mathematics
2 17 (62.96%) Physics
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (51.85%) OOD
5 5 (18.52%) OOP
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.41%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (3.70%) Contract Management
8 1 (3.70%) DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C++
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) C
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) PhD
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 13485
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft