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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 201 217 205
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 25 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.11% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.11% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 17
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £35,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £59,000 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
5420 5234 5249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.85% 93.15% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4037 4379
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +1 13 £57,500 +58.62% 1
Bracknell +3 5 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £57,500 - 2
Slough - 3 £63,250 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
South East

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 44 (93.62%) Software Engineering
2 28 (59.57%) C++
3 20 (42.55%) Degree
3 20 (42.55%) Computer Science
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.04%) Linux
6 15 (31.91%) Java
7 9 (19.15%) C
7 9 (19.15%) Perl
7 9 (19.15%) XML
8 8 (17.02%) Windows
8 8 (17.02%) OOD
9 7 (14.89%) OO
9 7 (14.89%) Python
9 7 (14.89%) Web Services
9 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
10 6 (12.77%) Spring
10 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
10 6 (12.77%) Open Source
10 6 (12.77%) SaaS
10 6 (12.77%) Servlets
10 6 (12.77%) Struts
10 6 (12.77%) J2EE
11 5 (10.64%) JDBC
11 5 (10.64%) UML
11 5 (10.64%) LDAP
11 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.64%) Finance
11 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
11 5 (10.64%) RESTful

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (10.64%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.13%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) Force.com
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LDAP
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Big Data
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.13%) Hudson
2 1 (2.13%) Gradle
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) XML
2 7 (14.89%) Web Services
3 6 (12.77%) Spring
3 6 (12.77%) J2EE
3 6 (12.77%) Servlets
3 6 (12.77%) Struts
4 5 (10.64%) JDBC
4 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
4 5 (10.64%) RESTful
4 5 (10.64%) Struts2
5 3 (6.38%) HTML
6 2 (4.26%) CSS
6 2 (4.26%) SOAP
6 2 (4.26%) STL
6 2 (4.26%) Ajax
6 2 (4.26%) WSDL
6 2 (4.26%) Symfony
6 2 (4.26%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) Open Source
3 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) Physics
5 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Software Engineering
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) OOD
4 7 (14.89%) OO
5 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
6 5 (10.64%) UML
6 5 (10.64%) Low Latency
6 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.38%) SOA
7 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.26%) MVC
8 2 (4.26%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) Validation
9 1 (2.13%) Scrum
9 1 (2.13%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) C++
2 15 (31.91%) Java
3 9 (19.15%) C
3 9 (19.15%) Perl
4 7 (14.89%) Python
5 4 (8.51%) C#
5 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Groovy
7 1 (2.13%) Scala
7 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Informatica
2 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.13%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (2.13%) Zend
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago