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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 197 206 190
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 32 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.32% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.34% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 21
Average salary £55,000 £38,750 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
5522 5536 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 4229 4149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +7 19 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Maidenhead -8 6 £57,500 +53.33%
Slough - 5 £58,750 -
Windsor - 1 £59,500 -
Newbury - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 50 (94.34%) Software Engineering
2 29 (54.72%) C++
3 17 (32.08%) Java
4 16 (30.19%) C
4 16 (30.19%) OO
5 15 (28.30%) OOD
5 15 (28.30%) C#
6 14 (26.42%) Web Services
6 14 (26.42%) Python
7 13 (24.53%) XML
7 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (22.64%) Degree
8 12 (22.64%) Linux
8 12 (22.64%) UML
9 11 (20.75%) Finance
10 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
10 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
10 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
10 10 (18.87%) Perl
11 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
11 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
11 9 (16.98%) Big Data
12 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
12 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
13 7 (13.21%) Servlets
13 7 (13.21%) .NET
13 7 (13.21%) J2EE
13 7 (13.21%) HTML
13 7 (13.21%) Retail
13 7 (13.21%) Open Source

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (9.43%) Node.js
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.89%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) Force.com
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) LDAP
2 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Big Data
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Redis
4 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Hudson
3 1 (1.89%) Gradle
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
3 7 (13.21%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Web Services
2 13 (24.53%) XML
3 7 (13.21%) HTML
3 7 (13.21%) .NET
3 7 (13.21%) J2EE
3 7 (13.21%) Servlets
4 6 (11.32%) Struts
4 6 (11.32%) Spring
4 6 (11.32%) Ajax
4 6 (11.32%) jQuery
5 5 (9.43%) RESTful
5 5 (9.43%) Struts2
5 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.43%) CSS
5 5 (9.43%) JDBC
5 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
6 4 (7.55%) SOAP
6 4 (7.55%) STL
6 4 (7.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (7.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.21%) Open Source
3 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.77%) Physics
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) UNIX
4 2 (3.77%) Android
4 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (94.34%) Software Engineering
2 16 (30.19%) OO
3 15 (28.30%) OOD
4 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.64%) UML
6 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
7 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Low Latency
9 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.66%) SOA
9 3 (5.66%) MVC
9 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Web Development
10 2 (3.77%) Static Code Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.77%) Validation
10 2 (3.77%) Scrum
10 2 (3.77%) TDD
10 2 (3.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) C++
2 17 (32.08%) Java
3 16 (30.19%) C
4 15 (28.30%) C#
5 14 (26.42%) Python
6 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
6 10 (18.87%) Perl
7 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 2 (3.77%) PHP
9 1 (1.89%) VBScript
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) Groovy
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.77%) Remedy
3 1 (1.89%) Teradata
3 1 (1.89%) Telerik
3 1 (1.89%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (1.89%) Zend
3 1 (1.89%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.89%) Informatica
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