The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 185 204 192
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 38 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 30
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5483 4954 5888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.11% 93.51% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 3893 5061
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Senior Software Engineer
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 16 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Bracknell +20 6 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Slough - 2 £38,650 -
Newbury -10 1 £43,500 -3.33%
Senior Software Engineer
South East

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 77 (97.47%) Software Engineering
2 62 (78.48%) C++
3 45 (56.96%) Degree
4 35 (44.30%) Computer Science
5 33 (41.77%) .NET
5 33 (41.77%) OO
6 32 (40.51%) C#
7 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET
8 30 (37.97%) HTML
9 29 (36.71%) WCF
10 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
11 23 (29.11%) Windows
12 22 (27.85%) Java
13 21 (26.58%) Linux
13 21 (26.58%) OOD
13 21 (26.58%) Multithreading
14 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
15 18 (22.78%) WPF
16 13 (16.46%) HTML5
17 12 (15.19%) UNIX
18 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
18 11 (13.92%) UML
18 11 (13.92%) CSS
19 10 (12.66%) C
20 9 (11.39%) Python
20 9 (11.39%) QA
20 9 (11.39%) Embedded Systems
21 8 (10.13%) User Stories
21 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
21 8 (10.13%) Waterfall

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (7.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) Node.js
2 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.33%) HTTP
3 4 (5.06%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.06%) LDAP
3 4 (5.06%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.06%) FTP
3 4 (5.06%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 4 (5.06%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.06%) NAS
4 2 (2.53%) OpenFlow
5 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.06%) Aerospace
1 4 (5.06%) Military
2 3 (3.80%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.77%) .NET
2 31 (39.24%) ASP.NET
3 30 (37.97%) HTML
4 29 (36.71%) WCF
5 18 (22.78%) WPF
6 13 (16.46%) HTML5
7 11 (13.92%) CSS
8 8 (10.13%) JSP
8 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
8 8 (10.13%) Spring
8 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (8.86%) jQuery
10 5 (6.33%) Ajax
10 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.06%) Web Services
12 2 (2.53%) XML
12 2 (2.53%) SVG
12 2 (2.53%) JSON
12 2 (2.53%) NHibernate
12 2 (2.53%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 35 (44.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.53%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Windows
2 21 (26.58%) Linux
3 12 (15.19%) UNIX
4 3 (3.80%) Debian
5 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Software Engineering
2 33 (41.77%) OO
3 21 (26.58%) OOD
3 21 (26.58%) Multithreading
4 11 (13.92%) UML
5 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.13%) Information Security
5 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
5 8 (10.13%) User Stories
6 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.59%) Web Development
7 6 (7.59%) SOA
7 6 (7.59%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.33%) Scrum
9 4 (5.06%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.53%) TDD
11 2 (2.53%) Project Management
11 2 (2.53%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (1.27%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 62 (78.48%) C++
2 32 (40.51%) C#
3 22 (27.85%) Java
4 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.66%) C
6 9 (11.39%) Python
7 8 (10.13%) SQL
8 7 (8.86%) VB
8 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.86%) Perl
9 6 (7.59%) Assembly Language
9 6 (7.59%) C++/CLI
10 4 (5.06%) Ruby
10 4 (5.06%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.27%) VB6
12 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (56.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) NFS
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Hitachi
2 2 (2.53%) VMware
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Full Corp Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 30+ days ago