The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 89 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 141 120 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.77% 2.12% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 2.29% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 115 106 121
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
4735 5236 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.14% 92.69% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3553 3803 3970
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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 Software Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +18 68 £45,000 -14.28% 12
Newbury +7 31 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Bracknell +15 18 £90,000 +100.00% 1
Maidenhead +4 8 - -
Slough -8 7 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 283 (86.02%) Software Engineering
2 133 (40.43%) C#
3 119 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 117 (35.56%) .NET
5 102 (31.00%) C++
6 100 (30.40%) Java
7 94 (28.57%) SQL
8 93 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (27.96%) Degree
10 89 (27.05%) Linux
11 85 (25.84%) Windows
11 85 (25.84%) HTML
12 75 (22.80%) jQuery
13 70 (21.28%) CSS
14 67 (20.36%) Microsoft
15 60 (18.24%) Computer Science
16 59 (17.93%) SQL Server
16 59 (17.93%) HTML5
17 57 (17.33%) C
18 56 (17.02%) ASP.NET
18 56 (17.02%) Web Services
19 54 (16.41%) Ajax
20 52 (15.81%) Web Development
21 51 (15.50%) QA
22 50 (15.20%) WPF
23 49 (14.89%) OO
24 47 (14.29%) UNIX
25 46 (13.98%) XML
26 41 (12.46%) SaaS
27 40 (12.16%) WebSphere

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (12.16%) WebSphere
2 32 (9.73%) WebLogic
3 22 (6.69%) JBoss
4 18 (5.47%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.95%) Node.js
7 10 (3.04%) Apache
8 6 (1.82%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.91%) IIS
11 1 (0.30%) Lync
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.34%) InfoPath
3 5 (1.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.46%) SaaS
2 19 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.56%) Google App Engine
3 15 (4.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.52%) GitHub
5 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.33%) TCP/IP
2 25 (7.60%) HTTP
2 25 (7.60%) LDAP
3 16 (4.86%) SDH
3 16 (4.86%) Ethernet
3 16 (4.86%) FTP
3 16 (4.86%) MPLS
4 10 (3.04%) Kerberos
5 9 (2.74%) Firewall
6 7 (2.13%) Network Security
7 6 (1.82%) NAS
7 6 (1.82%) SAN
8 2 (0.61%) VPN
8 2 (0.61%) SSL
9 1 (0.30%) SSH
9 1 (0.30%) DHCP
9 1 (0.30%) DNS
9 1 (0.30%) Internet
9 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.73%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.81%) MySQL
4 17 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.86%) Oracle Database
5 16 (4.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (3.95%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.04%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.22%) Big Data
13 4 (1.22%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.22%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (11.25%) Selenium
2 27 (8.21%) JIRA
3 24 (7.29%) Visual Studio
4 20 (6.08%) JUnit
5 18 (5.47%) Git (software)
6 16 (4.86%) Ant
7 15 (4.56%) Toad
8 9 (2.74%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (2.74%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (2.43%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.13%) Subversion
11 6 (1.82%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.82%) Maven
12 5 (1.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 5 (1.52%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.22%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.22%) EasyMock
13 4 (1.22%) DbUnit
14 3 (0.91%) MSTest
General
1 32 (9.73%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.08%) Finance
3 15 (4.56%) Aerospace
3 15 (4.56%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.26%) Advertising
5 7 (2.13%) Banking
6 5 (1.52%) French Language
6 5 (1.52%) Electronics
7 4 (1.22%) Games
8 3 (0.91%) Marketing
9 2 (0.61%) Avionics
9 2 (0.61%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Retail
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (35.56%) .NET
2 85 (25.84%) HTML
3 75 (22.80%) jQuery
4 70 (21.28%) CSS
5 59 (17.93%) HTML5
6 56 (17.02%) ASP.NET
6 56 (17.02%) Web Services
7 54 (16.41%) Ajax
8 50 (15.20%) WPF
9 46 (13.98%) XML
10 38 (11.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (10.03%) WCF
12 31 (9.42%) AngularJS
13 28 (8.51%) LINQ
14 26 (7.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 22 (6.69%) JSON
16 18 (5.47%) JMS
17 17 (5.17%) SOAP
17 17 (5.17%) J2EE
17 17 (5.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.24%) Computer Science
2 34 (10.33%) Mobile App
3 22 (6.69%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.56%) Social Media
7 9 (2.74%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.91%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.61%) CUDA
11 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.61%) MPEG
11 2 (0.61%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.61%) Physics
11 2 (0.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 89 (27.05%) Linux
2 85 (25.84%) Windows
3 47 (14.29%) UNIX
4 11 (3.34%) Android
4 11 (3.34%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.74%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.13%) Windows NT
6 7 (2.13%) Windows 2000
7 6 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.61%) AIX
8 2 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (86.02%) Software Engineering
2 93 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (15.81%) Web Development
4 49 (14.89%) OO
5 37 (11.25%) MVC
6 36 (10.94%) OOP
6 36 (10.94%) System Testing
7 35 (10.64%) Open Source
8 29 (8.81%) Software Architecture
8 29 (8.81%) SOA
9 28 (8.51%) TDD
9 28 (8.51%) Unit Testing
10 26 (7.90%) Release Management
11 25 (7.60%) UML
12 21 (6.38%) Web Application Development
12 21 (6.38%) Multithreading
13 20 (6.08%) Mobile Development
13 20 (6.08%) Scrum
14 17 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (4.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 133 (40.43%) C#
2 119 (36.17%) JavaScript
3 102 (31.00%) C++
4 100 (30.40%) Java
5 94 (28.57%) SQL
6 57 (17.33%) C
7 40 (12.16%) PHP
8 39 (11.85%) Python
9 24 (7.29%) Ruby
10 17 (5.17%) Embedded C
11 16 (4.86%) PL/SQL
12 15 (4.56%) VB
12 15 (4.56%) Embedded C++
13 11 (3.34%) VC++
14 9 (2.74%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.74%) Perl
15 8 (2.43%) T-SQL
16 7 (2.13%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.82%) JAQL
18 5 (1.52%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 92 (27.96%) Degree
2 15 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.74%) PhD
4 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.82%) MCTS
5 6 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (15.50%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.30%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (3.04%) NFS
1 10 (3.04%) Firmware
2 6 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.22%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (3.95%) Puppet
2 6 (1.82%) OpenAM
3 5 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.22%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.61%) Salt
6 1 (0.30%) Nagios
6 1 (0.30%) collectd
6 1 (0.30%) logstash
6 1 (0.30%) Graphite
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.30%) Cacti
6 1 (0.30%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.85%) Oracle
3 16 (4.86%) Google
3 16 (4.86%) Cramer
4 15 (4.56%) BEA
5 14 (4.26%) MetaSolv
6 9 (2.74%) Telerik
6 9 (2.74%) SAP
7 6 (1.82%) PayPal
7 6 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.52%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.61%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.61%) Websense
9 2 (0.61%) IBM
9 2 (0.61%) VMware
10 1 (0.30%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.30%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.30%) CA
10 1 (0.30%) HP
10 1 (0.30%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 35 - 45K +Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-58k + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Bonus, Free Gym, Food, Pension + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago