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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 91 103 143
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 133 134 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.74% 2.44% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.56% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 113 120 87
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average 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
4642 5237 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.27% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3854 3948
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +12 51 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Bracknell -2 34 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Newbury +2 26 £57,500 +15.00%
Slough +2 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Maidenhead +3 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Wokingham -20 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 235 (99.58%) Software Engineering
2 138 (58.47%) C++
3 115 (48.73%) Java
4 112 (47.46%) C#
5 109 (46.19%) Degree
6 93 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (34.32%) Computer Science
8 71 (30.08%) TDD
9 70 (29.66%) Linux
10 68 (28.81%) SQL
11 67 (28.39%) .NET
12 64 (27.12%) C
13 59 (25.00%) Windows
14 57 (24.15%) Python
15 56 (23.73%) Multithreading
16 47 (19.92%) BDD
17 46 (19.49%) Scrum
18 45 (19.07%) Microsoft
19 41 (17.37%) OO
19 41 (17.37%) JavaScript
20 39 (16.53%) Mathematics
21 36 (15.25%) Visual Studio
22 34 (14.41%) HTML
22 34 (14.41%) SQL Server
23 32 (13.56%) Physics
23 32 (13.56%) SDLC
24 31 (13.14%) Web Services
25 30 (12.71%) STL
25 30 (12.71%) Unix
26 28 (11.86%) Boost C++ Libraries

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (2.54%) Apache Spark
1 6 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (2.54%) Node.js
2 5 (2.12%) Apache Pig
2 5 (2.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.27%) Apache
3 3 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (8.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.66%) SaaS
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.32%) HTTP
2 17 (7.20%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.93%) LDAP
4 13 (5.51%) FTP
5 11 (4.66%) Internet
6 10 (4.24%) Kerberos
7 8 (3.39%) SMTP
8 7 (2.97%) GSM
8 7 (2.97%) LTE
8 7 (2.97%) UMTS
9 6 (2.54%) SSL
10 4 (1.69%) RS-232
10 4 (1.69%) RS-485
11 3 (1.27%) DNS
11 3 (1.27%) POP3
11 3 (1.27%) SSH
12 2 (0.85%) DVB
13 1 (0.42%) 802.15
13 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.51%) Big Data
3 8 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.54%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.54%) Redis
4 6 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.12%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.12%) HBase
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.69%) GIS
6 4 (1.69%) MySQL
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.69%) QGIS
7 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.27%) PowerCenter
7 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.27%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (15.25%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.36%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.24%) Subversion
4 8 (3.39%) Maven
5 6 (2.54%) JIRA
6 5 (2.12%) ClearCase
6 5 (2.12%) LabVIEW
6 5 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.69%) Selenium
8 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.85%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.85%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.85%) ProC
9 2 (0.85%) Trac
10 1 (0.42%) Capybara
10 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.42%) MSTest
10 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (10.59%) Finance
2 15 (6.36%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.93%) Electronics
4 9 (3.81%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.69%) French Language
6 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (28.39%) .NET
2 34 (14.41%) HTML
3 31 (13.14%) Web Services
4 30 (12.71%) STL
5 28 (11.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 27 (11.44%) CSS
7 26 (11.02%) MFC
8 23 (9.75%) Ajax
9 22 (9.32%) COM
10 21 (8.90%) ASP.NET
11 20 (8.47%) LINQ
12 16 (6.78%) XML
13 11 (4.66%) .NET Framework
13 11 (4.66%) REST
13 11 (4.66%) SOAP
13 11 (4.66%) WCF
13 11 (4.66%) WPF
14 10 (4.24%) J2EE
15 9 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (3.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (34.32%) Computer Science
2 39 (16.53%) Mathematics
3 32 (13.56%) Physics
4 16 (6.78%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.54%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.69%) User Experience
8 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) CUDA
9 2 (0.85%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.85%) MPEG
9 2 (0.85%) STB
10 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 70 (29.66%) Linux
2 59 (25.00%) Windows
3 30 (12.71%) Unix
4 3 (1.27%) Android
5 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (99.58%) Software Engineering
2 93 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (30.08%) TDD
4 56 (23.73%) Multithreading
5 47 (19.92%) BDD
6 46 (19.49%) Scrum
7 41 (17.37%) OO
8 32 (13.56%) SDLC
9 27 (11.44%) OOP
10 26 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.78%) High Availability
12 15 (6.36%) Low Latency
12 15 (6.36%) MVC
13 14 (5.93%) UML
14 13 (5.51%) Fraud Detection
15 12 (5.08%) Cross-Platform Development
15 12 (5.08%) Software Architecture
16 11 (4.66%) Data Management
16 11 (4.66%) Unit Testing
17 10 (4.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 138 (58.47%) C++
2 115 (48.73%) Java
3 112 (47.46%) C#
4 68 (28.81%) SQL
5 64 (27.12%) C
6 57 (24.15%) Python
7 41 (17.37%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.08%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.81%) PHP
10 6 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.54%) Ruby
10 6 (2.54%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.12%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.12%) Scala
11 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.69%) Ada
12 4 (1.69%) AspectJ
13 3 (1.27%) Delphi
13 3 (1.27%) VB
14 2 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 109 (46.19%) Degree
2 4 (1.69%) PhD
3 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.66%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.24%) NFS
2 7 (2.97%) HDFS
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.12%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.85%) Ambari
3 2 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (19.07%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.75%) Oracle
3 4 (1.69%) Forcepoint
3 4 (1.69%) VMware
4 3 (1.27%) Informatica
5 2 (0.85%) Google
5 2 (0.85%) Perforce
5 2 (0.85%) SaltStack
5 2 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.42%) Splunk
6 1 (0.42%) Sun
6 1 (0.42%) Syclo
6 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + stock + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Reading
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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