Period
to 18 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 56 88
Rank change year-on-year +18 +32 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 70 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.37% 4.52% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 4.79% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 32
Median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £43,500 £31,400 £36,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £56,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £63,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.50% - +5.26%

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 407 1,462 1,459
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.46% 94.44% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 328 1,084 1,163
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £34,275 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £63,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 September 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 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) Spring
3 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
4 10 (66.67%) RESTful
4 10 (66.67%) Spring Boot
4 10 (66.67%) Spring Cloud
4 10 (66.67%) Customer-Centricity
5 8 (53.33%) Docker
5 8 (53.33%) Multithreading
6 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 7 (46.67%) Kafka
6 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
6 7 (46.67%) Concurrent Programming
7 6 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (33.33%) Node.js
8 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
8 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) Law
9 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (20.00%) Microservices
9 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (20.00%) Electron Framework
9 3 (20.00%) Police
10 2 (13.33%) Python
10 2 (13.33%) SQL
11 1 (6.67%) XML
11 1 (6.67%) Linux
11 1 (6.67%) Telecoms

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) AWS
1 1 (6.67%) npm
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bower
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) gulp
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (20.00%) Law
1 3 (20.00%) Police
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
1 11 (73.33%) Spring
2 10 (66.67%) RESTful
2 10 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 10 (66.67%) Spring Cloud
3 7 (46.67%) Kafka
4 6 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (33.33%) Node.js
6 3 (20.00%) Electron Framework
6 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) Customer-Centricity
3 8 (53.33%) Multithreading
4 7 (46.67%) Concurrent Programming
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SDET
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible