The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Software Engineer
Rank 116 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 111 142 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.88% 2.68% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.87% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 104 126 141
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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%
Software Engineer
South East

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 17 April 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 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 +10 52 £45,000 +8.43% 17
Newbury -24 19 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Bracknell +11 12 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Slough -5 6 £34,800 -18.11% 2
Maidenhead -16 3 £50,000 -
Wokingham -11 1 - -
Software Engineer
South East

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 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.

1 219 (86.90%) Software Engineering
2 151 (59.92%) C++
3 110 (43.65%) C#
4 102 (40.48%) Degree
5 101 (40.08%) .NET
6 86 (34.13%) Computer Science
7 78 (30.95%) Java
8 77 (30.56%) Windows
9 73 (28.97%) ASP.NET
10 65 (25.79%) Linux
11 59 (23.41%) SQL
12 58 (23.02%) OO
13 57 (22.62%) HTML
14 53 (21.03%) SQL Server
15 51 (20.24%) WCF
16 48 (19.05%) UNIX
17 45 (17.86%) C
18 43 (17.06%) JavaScript
19 39 (15.48%) WPF
20 38 (15.08%) QA
21 37 (14.68%) Python
21 37 (14.68%) Microsoft
22 36 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
23 35 (13.89%) OOD
24 32 (12.70%) Multithreading
25 29 (11.51%) TCP/IP
26 28 (11.11%) MS Excel
27 24 (9.52%) Oracle
27 24 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
28 23 (9.13%) HTML5

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 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 10 (3.97%) IIS
2 8 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.19%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.79%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.95%) SaaS
2 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.51%) TCP/IP
2 17 (6.75%) HTTP
3 9 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 9 (3.57%) SSL
3 9 (3.57%) Internet
4 8 (3.17%) GSM
5 6 (2.38%) UMTS
5 6 (2.38%) FTP
5 6 (2.38%) NAS
6 4 (1.59%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 4 (1.59%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.59%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.59%) LDAP
7 3 (1.19%) IPsec
8 2 (0.79%) SDH
8 2 (0.79%) Wireless
8 2 (0.79%) RTP
8 2 (0.79%) LTE
8 2 (0.79%) OpenFlow
8 2 (0.79%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.57%) MySQL
3 9 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.17%) Riak
5 6 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.98%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.98%) DB2
6 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.98%) Big Data
7 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.40%) HBase
9 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (5.16%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.17%) Selenium
2 8 (3.17%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.19%) MSTest
4 3 (1.19%) NUnit
5 2 (0.79%) JUnit
5 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.79%) Toad
5 2 (0.79%) JMeter
5 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.79%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.40%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.40%) Moq
6 1 (0.40%) Hudson
6 1 (0.40%) WiX
6 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 22 (8.73%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.16%) Finance
3 10 (3.97%) Electronics
4 9 (3.57%) Banking
5 8 (3.17%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.59%) Games
6 4 (1.59%) Military
7 2 (0.79%) Publishing
7 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 2 (0.79%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Avionics
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (40.08%) .NET
2 73 (28.97%) ASP.NET
3 57 (22.62%) HTML
4 51 (20.24%) WCF
5 39 (15.48%) WPF
6 23 (9.13%) HTML5
7 21 (8.33%) Web Services
8 20 (7.94%) CSS
9 18 (7.14%) XML
9 18 (7.14%) Spring
10 16 (6.35%) Hibernate
11 14 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (5.56%) jQuery
12 13 (5.16%) .NET Framework
13 12 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (4.76%) JSP
14 11 (4.37%) Ajax
15 9 (3.57%) LINQ
16 7 (2.78%) RESTful
17 6 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 86 (34.13%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (8.73%) Mathematics
4 14 (5.56%) Physics
4 14 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.16%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.78%) Firmware
6 7 (2.78%) Device Driver
6 7 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (2.38%) IPTV
7 6 (2.38%) Open Source
8 5 (1.98%) Social Media
9 4 (1.59%) Animation
9 4 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.79%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.79%) Clustering
10 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.79%) DataPower
10 2 (0.79%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.56%) Windows
2 65 (25.79%) Linux
3 48 (19.05%) UNIX
4 8 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.98%) Android
6 5 (1.98%) Solaris
6 5 (1.98%) AIX
7 3 (1.19%) Debian
8 2 (0.79%) HPUX
8 2 (0.79%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.40%) uClinux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (86.90%) Software Engineering
2 58 (23.02%) OO
3 36 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (13.89%) OOD
5 32 (12.70%) Multithreading
6 22 (8.73%) User Stories
7 21 (8.33%) MVC
8 19 (7.54%) Web Development
9 17 (6.75%) UML
10 14 (5.56%) TDD
10 14 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 13 (5.16%) Information Security
12 12 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.76%) Test Automation
13 11 (4.37%) Scrum
14 10 (3.97%) SOA
15 9 (3.57%) Automated Testing
15 9 (3.57%) Manual Testing
15 9 (3.57%) Performance Management
15 9 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 151 (59.92%) C++
2 110 (43.65%) C#
3 78 (30.95%) Java
4 59 (23.41%) SQL
5 45 (17.86%) C
6 43 (17.06%) JavaScript
7 37 (14.68%) Python
8 22 (8.73%) Perl
9 9 (3.57%) Assembly Language
10 8 (3.17%) Embedded C
10 8 (3.17%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.78%) VC++
11 7 (2.78%) PHP
11 7 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.78%) VB
12 6 (2.38%) Ruby
12 6 (2.38%) C++/CLI
13 4 (1.59%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.59%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (40.48%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) ISEB
3 4 (1.59%) PhD
4 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.08%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (2.38%) NFS
1 6 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.52%) Oracle
3 8 (3.17%) Websense
4 4 (1.59%) Hitachi
4 4 (1.59%) Apple
4 4 (1.59%) JBoss
5 3 (1.19%) Intel
5 3 (1.19%) VMware
6 2 (0.79%) EMC
6 2 (0.79%) NEC
6 2 (0.79%) Cramer
6 2 (0.79%) BEA
6 2 (0.79%) IBM
6 2 (0.79%) Sybase
6 2 (0.79%) MetaSolv
6 2 (0.79%) QNX
7 1 (0.40%) BT
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) Informatica
7 1 (0.40%) HP
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £37000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
O2
Salary: Up to £55,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 35,0000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum - Bonus, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Full Corp Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
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Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + + benefits
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