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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 108 121 105
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 123 104 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.07% 1.89% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.04% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 106 100 100
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £55,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
5496 5108 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.35% 92.97% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3839 3994 4357
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
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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 -13 50 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Bracknell +24 30 £35,000 -5.40%
Maidenhead +1 17 £37,500 -31.81%
Slough +8 12 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Newbury -1 10 £40,000 +39.13%
Windsor - 3 £57,500 -
Wokingham - 2 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 170 (72.03%) Software Engineering
2 92 (38.98%) C++
3 90 (38.14%) Degree
4 83 (35.17%) C#
5 82 (34.75%) Computer Science
6 71 (30.08%) Java
7 69 (29.24%) Linux
8 63 (26.69%) .NET
9 60 (25.42%) SQL
9 60 (25.42%) Windows
10 48 (20.34%) HTML
11 47 (19.92%) JavaScript
12 43 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (16.53%) Oracle
14 38 (16.10%) C
15 37 (15.68%) XML
16 36 (15.25%) TCP/IP
17 31 (13.14%) UNIX
17 31 (13.14%) CSS
18 27 (11.44%) Telecoms
18 27 (11.44%) SQL Server
18 27 (11.44%) Web Services
18 27 (11.44%) Python
18 27 (11.44%) Microsoft
19 23 (9.75%) Visual Studio
19 23 (9.75%) QA
20 22 (9.32%) MS Excel
20 22 (9.32%) OO
21 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET
21 21 (8.90%) Scrum

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (3.81%) Node.js
2 7 (2.97%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.27%) Apache
5 3 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.85%) IIS
6 2 (0.85%) Drupal
7 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.42%) Liferay
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.47%) SaaS
2 15 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.12%) GitHub
4 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.25%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.93%) Ethernet
3 13 (5.51%) HTTP
3 13 (5.51%) GSM
4 12 (5.08%) LDAP
5 11 (4.66%) Internet
6 8 (3.39%) Wireless
6 8 (3.39%) GPRS
7 7 (2.97%) SMS
8 5 (2.12%) UMTS
8 5 (2.12%) Network Security
9 3 (1.27%) MPLS
9 3 (1.27%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.27%) SSL
9 3 (1.27%) RTP
9 3 (1.27%) SDH
9 3 (1.27%) FTP
9 3 (1.27%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.85%) VPN
10 2 (0.85%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.66%) MySQL
3 7 (2.97%) Big Data
3 7 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.54%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.69%) DB2
6 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.85%) MS Access
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.85%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.42%) HBase
9 1 (0.42%) Redis
9 1 (0.42%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (9.75%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.78%) Selenium
3 10 (4.24%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.81%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.12%) Maven
6 5 (2.12%) JIRA
6 5 (2.12%) MSBuild
7 4 (1.69%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.69%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.69%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.27%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (0.85%) Hudson
9 2 (0.85%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.85%) MSTest
9 2 (0.85%) Subversion
10 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
General
1 27 (11.44%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.63%) Finance
3 13 (5.51%) Electronics
4 12 (5.08%) Banking
5 8 (3.39%) Retail
6 7 (2.97%) French Language
7 6 (2.54%) Games
8 3 (1.27%) Marketing
9 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.85%) Publishing
9 2 (0.85%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (26.69%) .NET
2 48 (20.34%) HTML
3 37 (15.68%) XML
4 31 (13.14%) CSS
5 27 (11.44%) Web Services
6 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET
6 21 (8.90%) HTML5
7 16 (6.78%) J2EE
8 15 (6.36%) RESTful
8 15 (6.36%) jQuery
9 13 (5.51%) CSS3
9 13 (5.51%) Servlets
9 13 (5.51%) Spring
9 13 (5.51%) Ajax
10 12 (5.08%) STL
10 12 (5.08%) JDBC
11 11 (4.66%) LAMP
11 11 (4.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (4.24%) .NET Framework
12 10 (4.24%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 82 (34.75%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.47%) Open Source
2 20 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.93%) Client/Server
4 12 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (4.24%) Home Automation
6 8 (3.39%) IPTV
6 8 (3.39%) Firmware
7 7 (2.97%) Device Driver
8 5 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.69%) RIA
9 4 (1.69%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.85%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.85%) Physics
12 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.42%) MPEG
12 1 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 69 (29.24%) Linux
2 60 (25.42%) Windows
3 31 (13.14%) UNIX
4 10 (4.24%) Android
5 9 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.12%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (2.12%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.69%) Solaris
8 3 (1.27%) AIX
8 3 (1.27%) HPUX
9 2 (0.85%) SUSE
9 2 (0.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.42%) uClinux
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (72.03%) Software Engineering
2 43 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (9.32%) OO
4 21 (8.90%) Scrum
5 17 (7.20%) MVC
6 14 (5.93%) Automated Testing
7 13 (5.51%) TDD
7 13 (5.51%) UML
7 13 (5.51%) Software Testing
7 13 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (4.24%) Web Development
8 10 (4.24%) BDD
9 8 (3.39%) Embedded Software Development
9 8 (3.39%) Release Management
9 8 (3.39%) Android Development
9 8 (3.39%) iOS Development
10 7 (2.97%) Software Distribution
10 7 (2.97%) Software Deployment
10 7 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 92 (38.98%) C++
2 83 (35.17%) C#
3 71 (30.08%) Java
4 60 (25.42%) SQL
5 47 (19.92%) JavaScript
6 38 (16.10%) C
7 27 (11.44%) Python
8 19 (8.05%) PHP
9 14 (5.93%) Perl
10 11 (4.66%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.24%) Assembly Language
12 9 (3.81%) Embedded C
13 8 (3.39%) Embedded C++
14 5 (2.12%) AspectJ
15 4 (1.69%) Ruby
15 4 (1.69%) VC++
15 4 (1.69%) VB
16 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.85%) Scala
17 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (38.14%) Degree
2 9 (3.81%) ISEB
3 7 (2.97%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.75%) QA
2 6 (2.54%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) NFS
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (2.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 39 (16.53%) Oracle
2 27 (11.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.39%) EMC
3 8 (3.39%) NEC
4 7 (2.97%) HP
4 7 (2.97%) McAfee
5 4 (1.69%) Sybase
6 3 (1.27%) Informatica
6 3 (1.27%) Cramer
6 3 (1.27%) QNX
7 2 (0.85%) VMware
7 2 (0.85%) Teradata
7 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.85%) JBoss
8 1 (0.42%) Apple
8 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.42%) Nokia
8 1 (0.42%) Telerik
8 1 (0.42%) Google
8 1 (0.42%) GigaSpaces
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per day + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
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TRG
Salary: 45000-55000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: 10 days ago