The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,133 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 56 57 83
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.00% 3.24% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 3.40% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 18
Median salary £42,133 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 821 972 1118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.47% 95.48% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 664 771 853
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Milton Keynes

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Milton Keynes

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Milton Keynes

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Software Developer 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 50 (74.63%) C#
1 50 (74.63%) Java
2 37 (55.22%) C++
3 33 (49.25%) Software Engineering
4 32 (47.76%) Linux
5 29 (43.28%) Windows
6 28 (41.79%) Objective-C
6 28 (41.79%) C
6 28 (41.79%) Mentoring
7 25 (37.31%) OO
8 24 (35.82%) Android
8 24 (35.82%) Mac OS
8 24 (35.82%) Apple iOS
9 23 (34.33%) HTML
10 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (28.36%) OOP
12 18 (26.87%) .NET
12 18 (26.87%) Degree
13 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
13 17 (25.37%) CSS
13 17 (25.37%) MVC
13 17 (25.37%) Data Structures
13 17 (25.37%) AngularJS
14 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
15 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
16 13 (19.40%) Web Services
16 13 (19.40%) Python
16 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
17 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
17 12 (17.91%) SQL

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (5.97%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) HTTP
1 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.46%) Big Data
3 5 (7.46%) MySQL
4 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.48%) NUnit
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) JUnit
3 2 (2.99%) Maven
3 2 (2.99%) Mockito
4 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.49%) Gradle
4 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) Moq
4 1 (1.49%) MSTest
4 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.49%) Spock
4 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) HTML
2 18 (26.87%) .NET
3 17 (25.37%) AngularJS
3 17 (25.37%) CSS
4 13 (19.40%) Web Services
5 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET
6 9 (13.43%) SOAP
6 9 (13.43%) XML
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (11.94%) jQuery
7 8 (11.94%) Protocol Buffers
7 8 (11.94%) WCF
8 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (8.96%) RESTful
9 6 (8.96%) Spring
10 5 (7.46%) HTML5
11 4 (5.97%) LAMP
11 4 (5.97%) LINQ
11 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Data Structures
2 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
3 12 (17.91%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Linux
2 29 (43.28%) Windows
3 24 (35.82%) Android
3 24 (35.82%) Apple iOS
3 24 (35.82%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Software Engineering
2 28 (41.79%) Mentoring
3 25 (37.31%) OO
4 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (28.36%) OOP
6 17 (25.37%) MVC
7 9 (13.43%) TDD
8 7 (10.45%) Scrum
8 7 (10.45%) Web Development
9 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Open Source
11 3 (4.48%) BDD
11 3 (4.48%) Microservices
11 3 (4.48%) Prototyping
11 3 (4.48%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (4.48%) SDLC
11 3 (4.48%) SOA
11 3 (4.48%) SOLID
11 3 (4.48%) Web Design
12 2 (2.99%) Cross-Browser Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (74.63%) C#
1 50 (74.63%) Java
2 37 (55.22%) C++
3 28 (41.79%) C
3 28 (41.79%) Objective-C
4 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
5 13 (19.40%) Python
6 12 (17.91%) SQL
7 11 (16.42%) PHP
8 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
8 8 (11.94%) Perl
8 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.97%) Ruby
9 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.99%) VC++
10 2 (2.99%) XPath
11 1 (1.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
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