The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 106 86 149
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 112 148 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.52% 2.94% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 3.08% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 110 111 66
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4293 4813 5216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.69% 95.65% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3475 3653 3687
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 57 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Bracknell -7 17 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Wokingham - 8 £60,000 - 1
Slough +19 6 £52,500 -6.66%
Maidenhead +2 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Newbury -32 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Thatcham - 3 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 229 (95.02%) Software Engineering
2 124 (51.45%) C++
3 114 (47.30%) Java
4 106 (43.98%) C#
5 96 (39.83%) Degree
6 88 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (32.78%) TDD
8 74 (30.71%) Linux
9 67 (27.80%) .NET
10 66 (27.39%) Scrum
11 65 (26.97%) OO
12 64 (26.56%) SQL
13 60 (24.90%) Windows
14 57 (23.65%) OOP
14 57 (23.65%) Multithreading
15 56 (23.24%) BDD
16 55 (22.82%) Computer Science
17 50 (20.75%) Python
17 50 (20.75%) C
18 41 (17.01%) JavaScript
18 41 (17.01%) HTML
18 41 (17.01%) Mathematics
19 40 (16.60%) Unix
20 36 (14.94%) Microsoft
20 36 (14.94%) SQL Server
21 34 (14.11%) Physics
22 33 (13.69%) SDLC
23 32 (13.28%) CSS
24 30 (12.45%) Visual Studio
25 26 (10.79%) Oracle

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (4.98%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.90%) Apache Pig
2 7 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) Confluence
4 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) SaaS
2 4 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.37%) Internet
2 16 (6.64%) SMTP
3 12 (4.98%) HTTP
4 7 (2.90%) GSM
4 7 (2.90%) LTE
4 7 (2.90%) UMTS
5 4 (1.66%) LDAP
5 4 (1.66%) RS-232
5 4 (1.66%) RS-485
6 2 (0.83%) DVB
6 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.41%) 802.15
7 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.41%) DNS
7 1 (0.41%) FTP
7 1 (0.41%) POP3
7 1 (0.41%) SSH
7 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.98%) Big Data
2 12 (4.98%) Oracle Database
2 12 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (4.15%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.90%) Apache Hive
5 7 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.49%) HBase
6 6 (2.49%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.07%) PowerCenter
7 5 (2.07%) Sqoop
8 4 (1.66%) GIS
8 4 (1.66%) MySQL
8 4 (1.66%) QGIS
8 4 (1.66%) Redis
9 2 (0.83%) Riak
Development Applications
1 30 (12.45%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.88%) Eclipse
3 15 (6.22%) Maven
4 14 (5.81%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.56%) Selenium
6 10 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.73%) JIRA
8 6 (2.49%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.07%) LabVIEW
10 4 (1.66%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.66%) Subversion
11 2 (0.83%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.83%) ProC
11 2 (0.83%) Trac
12 1 (0.41%) JMeter
12 1 (0.41%) MSTest
12 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.41%) Toad
12 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (7.05%) Finance
2 13 (5.39%) Electronics
3 10 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.49%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.66%) French Language
7 3 (1.24%) Advertising
7 3 (1.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (27.80%) .NET
2 41 (17.01%) HTML
3 32 (13.28%) CSS
4 24 (9.96%) STL
5 22 (9.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 22 (9.13%) Web Services
6 20 (8.30%) Ajax
7 19 (7.88%) ASP.NET
8 18 (7.47%) LAMP
9 15 (6.22%) LINQ
9 15 (6.22%) MFC
10 14 (5.81%) J2EE
10 14 (5.81%) JDBC
11 13 (5.39%) XML
12 11 (4.56%) COM
12 11 (4.56%) Symfony
13 10 (4.15%) HTML5
13 10 (4.15%) WPF
14 9 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (3.73%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 55 (22.82%) Computer Science
2 41 (17.01%) Mathematics
3 34 (14.11%) Physics
4 14 (5.81%) Data Structures
5 13 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.07%) RIA
7 4 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.83%) CUDA
9 2 (0.83%) MPEG
10 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.41%) Social Media
10 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (30.71%) Linux
2 60 (24.90%) Windows
3 40 (16.60%) Unix
4 4 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.83%) VxWorks
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.41%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (95.02%) Software Engineering
2 88 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (32.78%) TDD
4 66 (27.39%) Scrum
5 65 (26.97%) OO
6 57 (23.65%) Multithreading
6 57 (23.65%) OOP
7 56 (23.24%) BDD
8 33 (13.69%) SDLC
9 26 (10.79%) High Availability
10 24 (9.96%) Data Loss Prevention
10 24 (9.96%) Low Latency
11 22 (9.13%) MVC
12 21 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (7.05%) Cross-Platform Development
13 17 (7.05%) Unit Testing
14 14 (5.81%) Data Protection
14 14 (5.81%) Front End Development
14 14 (5.81%) OOD
15 11 (4.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 124 (51.45%) C++
2 114 (47.30%) Java
3 106 (43.98%) C#
4 64 (26.56%) SQL
5 50 (20.75%) C
5 50 (20.75%) Python
6 41 (17.01%) JavaScript
7 22 (9.13%) PHP
8 11 (4.56%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.73%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.73%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.90%) Embedded C++
10 7 (2.90%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.07%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.66%) AspectJ
12 4 (1.66%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.24%) Delphi
13 3 (1.24%) Scala
14 2 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 96 (39.83%) Degree
2 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.66%) PhD
4 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.90%) GAMP
2 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.41%) MISRA
2 1 (0.41%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.32%) HDFS
2 3 (1.24%) Firmware
3 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (3.32%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.83%) Ambari
3 1 (0.41%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.79%) Oracle
3 7 (2.90%) Zend
4 5 (2.07%) Informatica
5 4 (1.66%) VMware
6 2 (0.83%) Google
6 2 (0.83%) Wind River
7 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.41%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) Syclo
7 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
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