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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 168 188 186
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 56 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.73% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 26
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5184 5073 4883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.85% 93.98% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3902 3712 3972
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Newbury - 26 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell -3 14 £50,000 +5.26%
Reading -10 13 £55,000 +41.02% 6
Slough +6 1 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Wokingham - 1 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 90 (95.74%) Software Engineering
2 49 (52.13%) C++
3 44 (46.81%) C#
4 40 (42.55%) JavaScript
5 37 (39.36%) C
6 33 (35.11%) .NET
7 31 (32.98%) Windows
8 28 (29.79%) Python
9 27 (28.72%) jQuery
10 25 (26.60%) Ajax
10 25 (26.60%) Linux
10 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET
11 21 (22.34%) HTML
11 21 (22.34%) OO
11 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (21.28%) CSS
12 20 (21.28%) UML
12 20 (21.28%) Web Services
12 20 (21.28%) HTML5
13 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (19.15%) QA
14 17 (18.09%) Java
14 17 (18.09%) SQL
15 16 (17.02%) UNIX
15 16 (17.02%) WPF
15 16 (17.02%) LINQ
15 16 (17.02%) Unit Testing
15 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 15 (15.96%) Web Development
16 15 (15.96%) Finance

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (7.45%) IIS
2 5 (5.32%) Node.js
3 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) LDAP
2 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) Big Data
3 5 (5.32%) MySQL
4 4 (4.26%) HPCC
4 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.13%) Redis
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.06%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.19%) Selenium
3 2 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.13%) Hudson
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.11%) .NET
2 27 (28.72%) jQuery
3 25 (26.60%) Ajax
3 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET
4 21 (22.34%) HTML
5 20 (21.28%) CSS
5 20 (21.28%) Web Services
5 20 (21.28%) HTML5
6 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 16 (17.02%) WPF
7 16 (17.02%) LINQ
8 10 (10.64%) XML
9 9 (9.57%) J2EE
10 8 (8.51%) Servlets
10 8 (8.51%) WCF
11 6 (6.38%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.32%) RESTful
12 5 (5.32%) Struts2
12 5 (5.32%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.45%) Open Source
4 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) CUDA
6 2 (2.13%) DataPower
6 2 (2.13%) MPEG
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.06%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.98%) Windows
2 25 (26.60%) Linux
3 16 (17.02%) UNIX
4 2 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (95.74%) Software Engineering
2 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.34%) OO
3 20 (21.28%) UML
4 16 (17.02%) Unit Testing
5 15 (15.96%) Web Development
5 15 (15.96%) OOD
6 11 (11.70%) Test Automation
7 9 (9.57%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.38%) Software Architecture
8 6 (6.38%) Web Application Development
9 5 (5.32%) TDD
9 5 (5.32%) Scrum
10 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.26%) Release Management
10 4 (4.26%) Low Latency
11 3 (3.19%) System Testing
11 3 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.19%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (52.13%) C++
2 44 (46.81%) C#
3 40 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 37 (39.36%) C
5 28 (29.79%) Python
6 17 (18.09%) Java
6 17 (18.09%) SQL
7 11 (11.70%) Embedded C
7 11 (11.70%) Embedded C++
8 8 (8.51%) Perl
9 3 (3.19%) Ruby
10 2 (2.13%) JAQL
10 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.06%) PHP
11 1 (1.06%) VBScript
11 1 (1.06%) VB
11 1 (1.06%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) VCP4
3 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.19%) PhD
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) MCTS
4 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Ab Initio
3 2 (2.13%) Telerik
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) IBM
3 2 (2.13%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.13%) Remedy
4 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.06%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) Teradata
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, UK or Bristol, UK
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago