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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 162 208 214
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 51 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 9
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £82,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
4728 5245 5165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 92.98% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3624 3696 4097
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +15 24 £60,000 -27.27% 4
Newbury - 18 £52,500 -
Bracknell +22 9 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 107 (96.40%) Software Engineering
2 49 (44.14%) C#
3 48 (43.24%) C++
4 45 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 45 (40.54%) Windows
5 41 (36.94%) .NET
6 37 (33.33%) SQL
6 37 (33.33%) Java
6 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (33.33%) jQuery
7 29 (26.13%) Linux
8 28 (25.23%) Ajax
9 27 (24.32%) HTML
9 27 (24.32%) Degree
10 26 (23.42%) SaaS
10 26 (23.42%) CSS
11 25 (22.52%) HTML5
12 23 (20.72%) Multithreading
12 23 (20.72%) OO
13 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET
14 16 (14.41%) Web Services
14 16 (14.41%) UNIX
14 16 (14.41%) WPF
14 16 (14.41%) LINQ
14 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 16 (14.41%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (13.51%) QA
15 15 (13.51%) HTTP
15 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (7.21%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.41%) Apache Solr
2 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.60%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.80%) Node.js
6 1 (0.90%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.42%) SaaS
2 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.70%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.90%) Heroku
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) HTTP
1 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.81%) FTP
3 3 (2.70%) LTE
3 3 (2.70%) SSL
3 3 (2.70%) Internet
3 3 (2.70%) GSM
3 3 (2.70%) UMTS
3 3 (2.70%) SMTP
4 2 (1.80%) VPN
4 2 (1.80%) Firewall
4 2 (1.80%) Network Security
5 1 (0.90%) Skype
5 1 (0.90%) SSH
5 1 (0.90%) DNS
5 1 (0.90%) LDAP
5 1 (0.90%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) MySQL
2 14 (12.61%) NoSQL
3 13 (11.71%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 11 (9.91%) MongoDB
6 8 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.41%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.50%) CouchDB
9 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.90%) Redis
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.11%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.41%) FitNesse
3 6 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (3.60%) JIRA
5 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.90%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 13 (11.71%) Manufacturing
2 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.21%) Advertising
4 5 (4.50%) Games
4 5 (4.50%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.80%) Finance
5 2 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Avionics
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.94%) .NET
2 37 (33.33%) jQuery
3 28 (25.23%) Ajax
4 27 (24.32%) HTML
5 26 (23.42%) CSS
6 25 (22.52%) HTML5
7 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET
8 16 (14.41%) Web Services
8 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (14.41%) WPF
8 16 (14.41%) LINQ
8 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
9 13 (11.71%) WCF
9 13 (11.71%) Servlets
10 11 (9.91%) J2EE
11 10 (9.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (7.21%) JSP
12 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
13 7 (6.31%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.81%) Device Driver
2 12 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.31%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) VHDL
6 1 (0.90%) Verilog
6 1 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.90%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.54%) Windows
2 29 (26.13%) Linux
3 16 (14.41%) UNIX
4 13 (11.71%) Windows XP
5 12 (10.81%) Windows 2000
5 12 (10.81%) Windows NT
6 6 (5.41%) Android
6 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (96.40%) Software Engineering
2 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.72%) OO
3 23 (20.72%) Multithreading
4 13 (11.71%) Unit Testing
4 13 (11.71%) Web Application Development
5 11 (9.91%) Scrum
5 11 (9.91%) Web Development
6 10 (9.01%) UML
7 9 (8.11%) TDD
7 9 (8.11%) Software Architecture
7 9 (8.11%) Use Case
7 9 (8.11%) Release Management
8 7 (6.31%) CAD
9 6 (5.41%) OOP
9 6 (5.41%) OOD
9 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.41%) ATDD
9 6 (5.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.14%) C#
2 48 (43.24%) C++
3 45 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 37 (33.33%) Java
4 37 (33.33%) SQL
5 14 (12.61%) C
6 12 (10.81%) VC++
7 9 (8.11%) Python
8 8 (7.21%) Ruby
9 6 (5.41%) JAQL
10 4 (3.60%) PHP
10 4 (3.60%) VB
11 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.70%) Perl
11 3 (2.70%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.70%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.90%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 27 (24.32%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.41%) MCTS
3 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Firmware
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) PayPal
4 4 (3.60%) AppDynamics
4 4 (3.60%) SAP
4 4 (3.60%) Websense
5 3 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.90%) Altera
6 1 (0.90%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-59k + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Highly Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago