The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 163 184 197
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 60 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.64% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.69% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 16
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,100 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £64,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Senior Software Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4982 5245 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.15% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 3819 3900
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 21 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Newbury +23 18 £55,000 +26.43% 1
Bracknell +10 12 £90,000 +80.00%
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 103 (92.79%) Software Engineering
2 56 (50.45%) JavaScript
3 51 (45.95%) C#
4 43 (38.74%) .NET
5 41 (36.94%) Windows
5 41 (36.94%) jQuery
6 40 (36.04%) C++
7 39 (35.14%) Ajax
8 34 (30.63%) Linux
9 32 (28.83%) SQL
10 30 (27.03%) HTML
11 29 (26.13%) Java
11 29 (26.13%) CSS
11 29 (26.13%) HTML5
12 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET
13 27 (24.32%) C
14 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (21.62%) LINQ
15 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (19.82%) QA
17 21 (18.92%) OO
18 19 (17.12%) Degree
18 19 (17.12%) SaaS
19 18 (16.22%) WPF
19 18 (16.22%) Web Development
19 18 (16.22%) UNIX
20 17 (15.32%) Python
20 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
21 16 (14.41%) UML

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.41%) Apache Solr
1 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.60%) Node.js
3 4 (3.60%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.60%) IIS
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) SaaS
2 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.70%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) LDAP
2 2 (1.80%) FTP
2 2 (1.80%) HTTP
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.91%) MySQL
3 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.60%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.90%) Redis
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.31%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.70%) JIRA
4 3 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.90%) Hudson
General
1 8 (7.21%) Finance
1 8 (7.21%) Advertising
2 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.60%) Games
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.80%) Avionics
7 1 (0.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.74%) .NET
2 41 (36.94%) jQuery
3 39 (35.14%) Ajax
4 30 (27.03%) HTML
5 29 (26.13%) CSS
5 29 (26.13%) HTML5
6 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET
7 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (21.62%) LINQ
7 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 18 (16.22%) WPF
9 15 (13.51%) Web Services
10 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
11 11 (9.91%) J2EE
12 10 (9.01%) WCF
12 10 (9.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (8.11%) Servlets
14 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
15 7 (6.31%) Ruby on Rails
16 6 (5.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.50%) Open Source
6 2 (1.80%) CUDA
6 2 (1.80%) MPEG
6 2 (1.80%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.90%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.90%) Physics
7 1 (0.90%) DataPower
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.94%) Windows
2 34 (30.63%) Linux
3 18 (16.22%) UNIX
4 4 (3.60%) Android
4 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.80%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (92.79%) Software Engineering
2 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.92%) OO
4 18 (16.22%) Web Development
5 16 (14.41%) UML
6 12 (10.81%) Release Management
6 12 (10.81%) Software Architecture
6 12 (10.81%) Web Application Development
7 11 (9.91%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.21%) Use Case
10 7 (6.31%) Scrum
11 6 (5.41%) Validation
11 6 (5.41%) TDD
11 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.50%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (4.50%) OOP
13 4 (3.60%) SOA
13 4 (3.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) JavaScript
2 51 (45.95%) C#
3 40 (36.04%) C++
4 32 (28.83%) SQL
5 29 (26.13%) Java
6 27 (24.32%) C
7 17 (15.32%) Python
8 11 (9.91%) Embedded C
8 11 (9.91%) Embedded C++
9 7 (6.31%) Ruby
10 6 (5.41%) JAQL
11 4 (3.60%) PHP
11 4 (3.60%) VB
12 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.80%) VC++
14 1 (0.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) PhD
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.41%) MCTS
3 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) PayPal
4 4 (3.60%) SAP
4 4 (3.60%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
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