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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 76 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 158 110 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.17% 1.98% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 2.12% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 116 93 116
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,600 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £53,250
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
4689 5180 5146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.95% 93.25% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3695 4098
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 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 29 July 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 +41 76 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Newbury +26 46 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Bracknell +6 17 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Slough -10 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Maidenhead +1 4 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Windsor - 2 £50,000 -
Wokingham -11 1 - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 271 (88.56%) Software Engineering
2 118 (38.56%) C#
3 115 (37.58%) C++
4 113 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (35.95%) Java
6 99 (32.35%) SQL
7 97 (31.70%) JavaScript
8 90 (29.41%) Degree
9 89 (29.08%) .NET
10 70 (22.88%) HTML
11 69 (22.55%) jQuery
12 64 (20.92%) Linux
13 63 (20.59%) Windows
14 58 (18.95%) CSS
15 54 (17.65%) Computer Science
16 53 (17.32%) OO
17 50 (16.34%) PHP
18 49 (16.01%) C
18 49 (16.01%) HTML5
19 46 (15.03%) Web Services
19 46 (15.03%) Microsoft
20 44 (14.38%) SQL Server
20 44 (14.38%) SaaS
21 43 (14.05%) Python
22 42 (13.73%) OOP
23 41 (13.40%) ASP.NET
24 40 (13.07%) Multithreading
25 39 (12.75%) Web Development
25 39 (12.75%) JIRA
26 38 (12.42%) Ajax

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (9.48%) WebSphere
2 27 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 20 (6.54%) JBoss
4 14 (4.58%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.61%) Node.js
7 6 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.96%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.63%) Apache
9 4 (1.31%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.98%) IIS
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.33%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.92%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.98%) MS Office
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.38%) SaaS
2 20 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.23%) Google App Engine
3 16 (5.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.63%) PaaS
4 5 (1.63%) GitHub
4 5 (1.63%) IaaS
5 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 24 (7.84%) HTTP
3 17 (5.56%) FTP
4 8 (2.61%) Ethernet
4 8 (2.61%) LDAP
4 8 (2.61%) SDH
4 8 (2.61%) MPLS
5 6 (1.96%) DNS
5 6 (1.96%) SSL
5 6 (1.96%) SSH
6 5 (1.63%) Internet
6 5 (1.63%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.63%) DHCP
7 3 (0.98%) SMTP
7 3 (0.98%) Network Security
8 2 (0.65%) LTE
8 2 (0.65%) UMTS
8 2 (0.65%) ATM
8 2 (0.65%) GSM
8 2 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.11%) MySQL
3 29 (9.48%) Relational Database
4 20 (6.54%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.25%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.27%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.94%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.63%) Big Data
10 5 (1.63%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.31%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.31%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.33%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 39 (12.75%) JIRA
2 28 (9.15%) Visual Studio
3 27 (8.82%) Selenium
4 25 (8.17%) JUnit
5 20 (6.54%) Git (software)
6 19 (6.21%) Ant
7 17 (5.56%) Subversion
8 15 (4.90%) TeamCity
9 13 (4.25%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.61%) Toad
11 7 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (2.29%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.63%) DbUnit
12 5 (1.63%) EasyMock
12 5 (1.63%) FitNesse
13 4 (1.31%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.98%) MSTest
14 3 (0.98%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 30 (9.80%) Telecoms
1 30 (9.80%) Manufacturing
2 17 (5.56%) Finance
3 16 (5.23%) Aerospace
4 14 (4.58%) Electronics
5 9 (2.94%) Advertising
6 8 (2.61%) Banking
7 4 (1.31%) Games
8 2 (0.65%) Back Office
8 2 (0.65%) French Language
8 2 (0.65%) Avionics
9 1 (0.33%) Retail
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (29.08%) .NET
2 70 (22.88%) HTML
3 69 (22.55%) jQuery
4 58 (18.95%) CSS
5 49 (16.01%) HTML5
6 46 (15.03%) Web Services
7 41 (13.40%) ASP.NET
8 38 (12.42%) XML
8 38 (12.42%) Ajax
9 34 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 32 (10.46%) WPF
11 28 (9.15%) WCF
12 25 (8.17%) JSON
13 22 (7.19%) LINQ
13 22 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (6.21%) CSS3
14 19 (6.21%) PhoneGap
15 17 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (5.56%) Servlets
15 17 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.86%) Mobile App
2 21 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.23%) Algorithms
4 15 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.92%) Device Driver
6 11 (3.59%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (3.27%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.29%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.96%) Statistics
10 5 (1.63%) Physics
10 5 (1.63%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.98%) Social Media
11 3 (0.98%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.33%) Blog
13 1 (0.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.92%) Linux
2 63 (20.59%) Windows
3 30 (9.80%) UNIX
4 14 (4.58%) Windows XP
5 12 (3.92%) Android
5 12 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.92%) Windows 2000
5 12 (3.92%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (88.56%) Software Engineering
2 113 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (17.32%) OO
4 42 (13.73%) OOP
5 40 (13.07%) Multithreading
6 39 (12.75%) Web Development
7 36 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 34 (11.11%) Open Source
9 32 (10.46%) MVC
10 30 (9.80%) SOA
11 29 (9.48%) Scrum
12 28 (9.15%) TDD
13 25 (8.17%) System Testing
14 23 (7.52%) Mobile Development
15 19 (6.21%) Release Management
15 19 (6.21%) UML
16 18 (5.88%) Software Architecture
17 16 (5.23%) SDLC
18 15 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (4.58%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 118 (38.56%) C#
2 115 (37.58%) C++
3 110 (35.95%) Java
4 99 (32.35%) SQL
5 97 (31.70%) JavaScript
6 50 (16.34%) PHP
7 49 (16.01%) C
8 43 (14.05%) Python
9 27 (8.82%) Ruby
10 18 (5.88%) Embedded C++
11 17 (5.56%) Embedded C
12 16 (5.23%) VB
13 14 (4.58%) VC++
13 14 (4.58%) T-SQL
14 10 (3.27%) Perl
14 10 (3.27%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.61%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.96%) JAQL
17 5 (1.63%) Bash Shell
18 4 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (29.41%) Degree
2 9 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.96%) PhD
3 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.96%) MCTS
4 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.46%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (5.56%) Firmware
2 5 (1.63%) NFS
3 4 (1.31%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.59%) Puppet
2 9 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.63%) collectd
3 5 (1.63%) logstash
3 5 (1.63%) Salt
3 5 (1.63%) Graphite
3 5 (1.63%) Nagios
3 5 (1.63%) ZABBIX
3 5 (1.63%) Cacti
3 5 (1.63%) Ganglia
4 4 (1.31%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.33%) yum
Vendors
1 46 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.50%) Oracle
3 17 (5.56%) Google
4 11 (3.59%) SAP
5 8 (2.61%) BEA
5 8 (2.61%) Websense
5 8 (2.61%) MetaSolv
5 8 (2.61%) Cramer
5 8 (2.61%) Telerik
6 6 (1.96%) PayPal
7 4 (1.31%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.98%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.65%) VMware
9 2 (0.65%) IBM
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe
10 1 (0.33%) EMC
10 1 (0.33%) ESRI
10 1 (0.33%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.33%) Altera
10 1 (0.33%) SaltStack
Newbury, Berkshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% Bonus, 23 Days Holiday, Heal
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Highly Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Newbury
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 27 days ago