Period
to 17 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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

Software Engineer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 64 76
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 54 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.61% 3.86% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 4.10% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 66
Milton Keynes median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +44.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £38,875 £37,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,625 £63,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £56,250 £47,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +18.42% +15.15% -2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,227 1,318 1,529
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 94.21% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1,003 1,185
Milton Keynes median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +5.68% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (79.41%) Software Engineering
2 19 (55.88%) Git (software)
3 15 (44.12%) Python
4 13 (38.24%) C#
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) JIRA
5 11 (32.35%) Java
5 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 11 (32.35%) .NET
6 10 (29.41%) C++
6 10 (29.41%) TDD
6 10 (29.41%) Kafka
6 10 (29.41%) Docker
6 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
7 9 (26.47%) HTML
7 9 (26.47%) PHP
8 8 (23.53%) WinForms
8 8 (23.53%) Automotive
8 8 (23.53%) CSS
8 8 (23.53%) C
8 8 (23.53%) Ruby
8 8 (23.53%) Multithreading
8 8 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (23.53%) Augmented Reality
9 7 (20.59%) Confluence
9 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
9 7 (20.59%) Mesos
9 7 (20.59%) Microservices
9 7 (20.59%) Redis
9 7 (20.59%) Marathon

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (20.59%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) BrowserStack
1 5 (14.71%) Datadog
2 3 (8.82%) Azure
3 2 (5.88%) AWS
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.94%) INAP
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) SS7
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
1 7 (20.59%) Redis
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (32.35%) JIRA
3 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.71%) Selenium
4 4 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 8 (23.53%) Automotive
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) Kafka
2 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
3 9 (26.47%) HTML
4 8 (23.53%) CSS
4 8 (23.53%) WinForms
5 6 (17.65%) Qt
6 5 (14.71%) Redux
6 5 (14.71%) Spring
7 4 (11.76%) OpenCV
7 4 (11.76%) OpenGL
8 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (8.82%) React
8 3 (8.82%) RESTful
8 3 (8.82%) Spring Cloud
9 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Augmented Reality
1 8 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.76%) CUDA
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Software Engineering
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) Multithreading
5 7 (20.59%) Microservices
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) BDD
7 5 (14.71%) Business Agility
7 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Planning Poker
7 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (14.71%) SDET
7 5 (14.71%) Smoke Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Validation
8 4 (11.76%) Computer Vision
8 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Python
2 13 (38.24%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) C++
5 9 (26.47%) PHP
6 8 (23.53%) C
6 8 (23.53%) Ruby
7 4 (11.76%) MATLAB
8 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.88%) Java 8
8 2 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Docker
2 4 (11.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Marathon
1 7 (20.59%) Mesos
2 5 (14.71%) Kibana
3 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes