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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 83 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 147 121 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.93% 2.04% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 2.20% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 111 105 99
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £78,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4708 5512 5211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.93% 92.81% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3675 3845 4085
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 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 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 +16 67 £45,000 - 6
Newbury +36 41 £40,000 - 2
Bracknell +11 23 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Maidenhead +1 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Slough -12 4 £36,250 +20.83%
Windsor +15 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Wokingham -6 1 - -
Thatcham - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 250 (86.51%) Software Engineering
2 119 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (40.83%) C++
4 115 (39.79%) C#
5 93 (32.18%) Degree
6 89 (30.80%) Java
7 88 (30.45%) SQL
8 79 (27.34%) .NET
8 79 (27.34%) JavaScript
9 64 (22.15%) Windows
10 60 (20.76%) jQuery
11 58 (20.07%) Linux
11 58 (20.07%) HTML
12 57 (19.72%) Computer Science
13 50 (17.30%) OO
14 49 (16.96%) CSS
15 47 (16.26%) PHP
16 45 (15.57%) Multithreading
17 44 (15.22%) Python
17 44 (15.22%) Web Services
18 43 (14.88%) C
19 41 (14.19%) JIRA
19 41 (14.19%) HTML5
20 40 (13.84%) SQL Server
21 39 (13.49%) OOP
22 38 (13.15%) SaaS
23 37 (12.80%) Microsoft
24 36 (12.46%) TCP/IP
24 36 (12.46%) Unit Testing
25 35 (12.11%) Manufacturing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (7.96%) WebSphere
2 21 (7.27%) WebLogic
3 18 (6.23%) JBoss
4 13 (4.50%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.46%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.42%) Apache
7 6 (2.08%) Node.js
8 4 (1.38%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.38%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.04%) IIS
10 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.35%) Drupal
11 1 (0.35%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.81%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.35%) GIMP
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.15%) SaaS
2 20 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (5.19%) Google App Engine
4 5 (1.73%) PaaS
4 5 (1.73%) GitHub
4 5 (1.73%) IaaS
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.46%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.30%) HTTP
3 15 (5.19%) FTP
4 9 (3.11%) SSL
5 6 (2.08%) DNS
5 6 (2.08%) SSH
6 5 (1.73%) Internet
6 5 (1.73%) DHCP
7 4 (1.38%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.38%) SDH
7 4 (1.38%) MPLS
8 3 (1.04%) LTE
8 3 (1.04%) UMTS
8 3 (1.04%) LDAP
8 3 (1.04%) GSM
8 3 (1.04%) SMTP
8 3 (1.04%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.69%) VPN
9 2 (0.69%) ATM
9 2 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.42%) MySQL
3 25 (8.65%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.23%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.11%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.11%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.73%) CouchDB
7 5 (1.73%) Big Data
7 5 (1.73%) Couchbase
7 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.38%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.35%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (14.19%) JIRA
2 29 (10.03%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.65%) Subversion
4 24 (8.30%) JUnit
4 24 (8.30%) Selenium
5 20 (6.92%) TeamCity
5 20 (6.92%) Git (software)
6 18 (6.23%) Ant
7 11 (3.81%) Eclipse
8 9 (3.11%) FitNesse
8 9 (3.11%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.73%) EasyMock
11 5 (1.73%) DbUnit
12 4 (1.38%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.38%) Toad
13 3 (1.04%) MSTest
13 3 (1.04%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.69%) TestNG
General
1 35 (12.11%) Manufacturing
2 28 (9.69%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.88%) Finance
3 17 (5.88%) Electronics
4 15 (5.19%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.11%) Banking
6 7 (2.42%) Advertising
7 5 (1.73%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) French Language
8 2 (0.69%) Avionics
8 2 (0.69%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (27.34%) .NET
2 60 (20.76%) jQuery
3 58 (20.07%) HTML
4 49 (16.96%) CSS
5 44 (15.22%) Web Services
6 41 (14.19%) HTML5
7 32 (11.07%) ASP.NET
7 32 (11.07%) Ajax
8 30 (10.38%) XML
9 27 (9.34%) WPF
9 27 (9.34%) AngularJS
10 25 (8.65%) WCF
11 21 (7.27%) JSON
12 18 (6.23%) LINQ
12 18 (6.23%) CSS3
13 17 (5.88%) PhoneGap
14 16 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (4.84%) Servlets
16 13 (4.50%) J2EE
16 13 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.72%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.96%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (7.27%) Algorithms
4 16 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.54%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (4.50%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.15%) Device Driver
7 7 (2.42%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (2.42%) Physics
8 6 (2.08%) Statistics
9 5 (1.73%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.73%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.04%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.35%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.35%) Derivative
13 1 (0.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 64 (22.15%) Windows
2 58 (20.07%) Linux
3 32 (11.07%) UNIX
4 14 (4.84%) Windows XP
5 12 (4.15%) Windows 2000
5 12 (4.15%) Windows NT
6 11 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.81%) Android
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.35%) IRIX
8 1 (0.35%) SUSE
8 1 (0.35%) Debian
8 1 (0.35%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) HPUX
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (86.51%) Software Engineering
2 119 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (17.30%) OO
4 45 (15.57%) Multithreading
5 39 (13.49%) OOP
6 36 (12.46%) Unit Testing
7 34 (11.76%) Scrum
8 32 (11.07%) Web Development
9 28 (9.69%) TDD
9 28 (9.69%) MVC
10 26 (9.00%) SOA
10 26 (9.00%) Open Source
11 22 (7.61%) Release Management
11 22 (7.61%) UML
12 21 (7.27%) Mobile Development
13 20 (6.92%) Software Architecture
14 19 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (6.23%) System Testing
16 16 (5.54%) CAD
16 16 (5.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 118 (40.83%) C++
2 115 (39.79%) C#
3 89 (30.80%) Java
4 88 (30.45%) SQL
5 79 (27.34%) JavaScript
6 47 (16.26%) PHP
7 44 (15.22%) Python
8 43 (14.88%) C
9 23 (7.96%) Ruby
10 20 (6.92%) Embedded C++
11 16 (5.54%) Embedded C
12 15 (5.19%) T-SQL
12 15 (5.19%) VB
13 12 (4.15%) VC++
14 10 (3.46%) Perl
15 8 (2.77%) Bash Shell
16 7 (2.42%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.38%) JAQL
17 4 (1.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (32.18%) Degree
2 6 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.08%) PhD
3 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.38%) MCTS
5 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.69%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.92%) Firmware
2 4 (1.38%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.04%) NFS
4 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.46%) Puppet
2 9 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.73%) collectd
3 5 (1.73%) logstash
3 5 (1.73%) Salt
3 5 (1.73%) Graphite
3 5 (1.73%) Nagios
3 5 (1.73%) ZABBIX
3 5 (1.73%) Cacti
3 5 (1.73%) Ganglia
4 4 (1.38%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.69%) SCCM
6 1 (0.35%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.92%) Oracle
3 15 (5.19%) Google
4 11 (3.81%) SAP
5 10 (3.46%) Websense
6 5 (1.73%) Telerik
7 4 (1.38%) MetaSolv
7 4 (1.38%) Cramer
7 4 (1.38%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.38%) PayPal
7 4 (1.38%) BEA
8 3 (1.04%) VMware
9 2 (0.69%) IBM
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe
10 1 (0.35%) Sun
10 1 (0.35%) EMC
10 1 (0.35%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.35%) Altera
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum, plus Bonus + Flexible hours + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £59,000 per annum £45-59k + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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