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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 107 94 148
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 111 139 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.47% 2.74% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.87% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 103 109 67
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,500 £60,750
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
4329 4844 5344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.50% 95.56% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3490 3656 3831
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 £29,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 1 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 1 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 -23 47 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Bracknell +11 23 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Newbury -14 9 £57,500 +27.77%
Slough +6 6 £35,000 -37.77%
Wokingham - 5 £60,000 - 1
Maidenhead +2 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Thatcham - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 217 (96.44%) Software Engineering
2 123 (54.67%) C++
3 107 (47.56%) Java
4 103 (45.78%) C#
5 90 (40.00%) Degree
6 80 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (30.67%) TDD
7 69 (30.67%) Linux
8 64 (28.44%) SQL
9 61 (27.11%) .NET
10 56 (24.89%) Windows
11 55 (24.44%) Scrum
12 54 (24.00%) Computer Science
13 53 (23.56%) Multithreading
13 53 (23.56%) OO
13 53 (23.56%) C
14 51 (22.67%) Python
15 49 (21.78%) BDD
16 45 (20.00%) OOP
17 41 (18.22%) Mathematics
18 34 (15.11%) Physics
19 33 (14.67%) Unix
19 33 (14.67%) HTML
19 33 (14.67%) Visual Studio
19 33 (14.67%) Microsoft
20 32 (14.22%) JavaScript
21 31 (13.78%) SQL Server
22 29 (12.89%) SDLC
23 27 (12.00%) STL
24 26 (11.56%) CSS

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 (5.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.11%) Apache Pig
3 7 (3.11%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.67%) SaaS
2 4 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.44%) Internet
2 13 (5.78%) HTTP
3 11 (4.89%) SMTP
4 7 (3.11%) GSM
4 7 (3.11%) LTE
4 7 (3.11%) UMTS
5 6 (2.67%) LDAP
6 4 (1.78%) RS-232
6 4 (1.78%) RS-485
7 3 (1.33%) FTP
7 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.89%) DVB
8 2 (0.89%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.44%) 802.15
9 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.44%) DNS
9 1 (0.44%) POP3
9 1 (0.44%) SSH
9 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.89%) Big Data
3 10 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.11%) Apache Hive
4 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.67%) HBase
6 5 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.22%) PowerCenter
6 5 (2.22%) Sqoop
7 4 (1.78%) GIS
7 4 (1.78%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.78%) MySQL
7 4 (1.78%) QGIS
7 4 (1.78%) Redis
8 2 (0.89%) Riak
8 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (14.67%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.22%) Maven
3 12 (5.33%) Eclipse
3 12 (5.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.89%) Selenium
5 9 (4.00%) JIRA
6 6 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.22%) LabVIEW
7 5 (2.22%) Subversion
8 4 (1.78%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.89%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.89%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.89%) ProC
10 2 (0.89%) Trac
11 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.44%) JMeter
11 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 15 (6.67%) Finance
2 13 (5.78%) Electronics
3 11 (4.89%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.78%) French Language
7 3 (1.33%) Advertising
7 3 (1.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (27.11%) .NET
2 33 (14.67%) HTML
3 27 (12.00%) STL
4 26 (11.56%) CSS
5 25 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 19 (8.44%) Web Services
7 18 (8.00%) MFC
8 17 (7.56%) Ajax
8 17 (7.56%) ASP.NET
8 17 (7.56%) LINQ
9 14 (6.22%) COM
9 14 (6.22%) JDBC
9 14 (6.22%) XML
10 12 (5.33%) J2EE
10 12 (5.33%) LAMP
11 10 (4.44%) Qt
12 9 (4.00%) Kafka
12 9 (4.00%) WPF
13 8 (3.56%) HTML5
13 8 (3.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 41 (18.22%) Mathematics
3 34 (15.11%) Physics
4 10 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 10 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.22%) RIA
6 4 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.89%) CUDA
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.89%) MPEG
9 1 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.44%) STB
9 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.67%) Linux
2 56 (24.89%) Windows
3 33 (14.67%) Unix
4 2 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.89%) VxWorks
4 2 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (96.44%) Software Engineering
2 80 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (30.67%) TDD
4 55 (24.44%) Scrum
5 53 (23.56%) Multithreading
5 53 (23.56%) OO
6 49 (21.78%) BDD
7 45 (20.00%) OOP
8 29 (12.89%) SDLC
9 22 (9.78%) High Availability
10 21 (9.33%) Low Latency
11 17 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (7.56%) Cross-Platform Development
12 15 (6.67%) MVC
13 12 (5.33%) Front End Development
13 12 (5.33%) Unit Testing
14 11 (4.89%) Software Architecture
15 10 (4.44%) Data Protection
15 10 (4.44%) OOD
16 8 (3.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 123 (54.67%) C++
2 107 (47.56%) Java
3 103 (45.78%) C#
4 64 (28.44%) SQL
5 53 (23.56%) C
6 51 (22.67%) Python
7 32 (14.22%) JavaScript
8 18 (8.00%) PHP
9 9 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.67%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.22%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.22%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.22%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.78%) AspectJ
12 4 (1.78%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.33%) Delphi
13 3 (1.33%) Scala
14 2 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.78%) PhD
4 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.22%) GAMP
2 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.44%) MISRA
2 1 (0.44%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.56%) HDFS
2 2 (0.89%) NFS
3 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (3.56%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.89%) Ambari
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (2.22%) Informatica
3 5 (2.22%) Zend
4 4 (1.78%) VMware
5 2 (0.89%) Google
5 2 (0.89%) Wind River
6 1 (0.44%) SAP
6 1 (0.44%) Syclo
6 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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