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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 79 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 174 109 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.10% 1.88% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 2.01% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 150 102 133
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £50,000
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
5238 5433 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.42% 93.56% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3907 3993 3994
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +8 77 £45,000 +11.11% 10
Bracknell +33 42 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Newbury +19 25 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Maidenhead +11 12 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Slough +2 7 £31,000 -11.42% 2
Wokingham +20 2 £43,000 +43.33%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 267 (83.96%) Software Engineering
2 128 (40.25%) JavaScript
3 122 (38.36%) C#
3 122 (38.36%) .NET
4 109 (34.28%) SQL
5 105 (33.02%) Java
5 105 (33.02%) Degree
6 104 (32.70%) C++
7 97 (30.50%) HTML
8 88 (27.67%) Linux
9 82 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (25.47%) Windows
11 78 (24.53%) jQuery
12 71 (22.33%) CSS
13 70 (22.01%) Microsoft
13 70 (22.01%) Computer Science
14 68 (21.38%) ASP.NET
15 65 (20.44%) HTML5
16 64 (20.13%) C
17 63 (19.81%) Web Services
18 62 (19.50%) SQL Server
19 58 (18.24%) QA
20 55 (17.30%) XML
21 53 (16.67%) WPF
22 52 (16.35%) Ajax
22 52 (16.35%) Web Development
23 51 (16.04%) OO
24 49 (15.41%) UNIX
25 45 (14.15%) WebSphere
26 43 (13.52%) MS Excel

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 45 (14.15%) WebSphere
2 35 (11.01%) WebLogic
3 20 (6.29%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.35%) JBoss
5 12 (3.77%) Apache
5 12 (3.77%) Node.js
6 7 (2.20%) IIS
7 6 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.89%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.94%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.31%) Jetty
Applications
1 43 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.83%) MS Office
3 4 (1.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.81%) SaaS
2 6 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (1.89%) Google App Engine
2 6 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.81%) TCP/IP
2 26 (8.18%) LDAP
3 24 (7.55%) SDH
3 24 (7.55%) Ethernet
3 24 (7.55%) MPLS
4 18 (5.66%) HTTP
5 11 (3.46%) Kerberos
5 11 (3.46%) FTP
6 8 (2.52%) Network Security
7 7 (2.20%) Firewall
8 6 (1.89%) NAS
8 6 (1.89%) SAN
9 1 (0.31%) Internet
9 1 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.12%) Relational Database
3 24 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 24 (7.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (6.92%) MySQL
5 19 (5.97%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.72%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.14%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.94%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.94%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.63%) Redis
13 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.31%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (11.64%) Selenium
2 25 (7.86%) Visual Studio
3 23 (7.23%) Toad
4 17 (5.35%) JIRA
5 14 (4.40%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.40%) JUnit
6 12 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (3.46%) Ant
8 9 (2.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 5 (1.57%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (1.57%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.57%) Maven
10 4 (1.26%) ClearCase
10 4 (1.26%) Rational Rose
10 4 (1.26%) RequisitePro
10 4 (1.26%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.94%) EasyMock
11 3 (0.94%) DbUnit
12 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (11.64%) Finance
2 36 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.14%) Advertising
4 7 (2.20%) Banking
5 6 (1.89%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.57%) French Language
7 4 (1.26%) Games
8 3 (0.94%) Marketing
9 2 (0.63%) Avionics
9 2 (0.63%) Retail
9 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (38.36%) .NET
2 97 (30.50%) HTML
3 78 (24.53%) jQuery
4 71 (22.33%) CSS
5 68 (21.38%) ASP.NET
6 65 (20.44%) HTML5
7 63 (19.81%) Web Services
8 55 (17.30%) XML
9 53 (16.67%) WPF
10 52 (16.35%) Ajax
11 39 (12.26%) WCF
12 36 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (9.43%) JMS
14 27 (8.49%) SOAP
14 27 (8.49%) AngularJS
15 24 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 24 (7.55%) LINQ
15 24 (7.55%) WSDL
16 23 (7.23%) JAXB
17 21 (6.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (22.01%) Computer Science
2 30 (9.43%) Open Source
3 28 (8.81%) Mobile App
4 24 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
5 20 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.72%) Social Media
7 5 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.94%) Physics
10 2 (0.63%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.63%) Blog
10 2 (0.63%) DataPower
10 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.63%) MPEG
10 2 (0.63%) CUDA
11 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.31%) User Experience
11 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 88 (27.67%) Linux
2 81 (25.47%) Windows
3 49 (15.41%) UNIX
4 8 (2.52%) Android
4 8 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.26%) AIX
7 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (83.96%) Software Engineering
2 82 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (16.35%) Web Development
4 51 (16.04%) OO
5 36 (11.32%) MVC
6 33 (10.38%) TDD
6 33 (10.38%) System Testing
7 31 (9.75%) UML
8 28 (8.81%) Migration
9 27 (8.49%) SOA
10 26 (8.18%) Unit Testing
11 24 (7.55%) Data Migration
12 23 (7.23%) Web Application Development
13 20 (6.29%) OOP
14 18 (5.66%) Scrum
15 17 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (5.03%) Software Testing
16 16 (5.03%) Software Architecture
16 16 (5.03%) Multithreading
17 15 (4.72%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 128 (40.25%) JavaScript
2 122 (38.36%) C#
3 109 (34.28%) SQL
4 105 (33.02%) Java
5 104 (32.70%) C++
6 64 (20.13%) C
7 42 (13.21%) Python
8 26 (8.18%) PL/SQL
9 25 (7.86%) PHP
10 19 (5.97%) Ruby
11 14 (4.40%) Embedded C
12 13 (4.09%) Perl
13 11 (3.46%) Embedded C++
14 7 (2.20%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.20%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.20%) VC++
14 7 (2.20%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.89%) JAQL
16 5 (1.57%) VB
16 5 (1.57%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 105 (33.02%) Degree
2 10 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.52%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.89%) MCTS
4 6 (1.89%) PhD
5 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (18.24%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) GAMP
3 1 (0.31%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (3.46%) NFS
2 6 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.52%) Puppet
2 6 (1.89%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.31%) StatsD
3 1 (0.31%) Salt
3 1 (0.31%) Graphite
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.21%) Oracle
3 24 (7.55%) Cramer
4 23 (7.23%) BEA
5 22 (6.92%) MetaSolv
6 10 (3.14%) Telerik
6 10 (3.14%) DevExpress
7 7 (2.20%) Google
7 7 (2.20%) SAP
8 6 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.89%) IBM
9 5 (1.57%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.94%) VMware
11 2 (0.63%) Remedy
11 2 (0.63%) CA
11 2 (0.63%) HP
11 2 (0.63%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.31%) Ektron
12 1 (0.31%) Cognos
12 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
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Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 50-60k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: Competitive
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