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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 79 103 89
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 169 128 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.11% 2.38% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 2.54% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 151 101 138
Average salary £50,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.58% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5114 5044 4871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 93.63% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3733 4043
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,400 £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 January 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 January 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 -3 73 £48,750 +30.00% 11
Bracknell +7 40 £40,000 -13.51% 5
Newbury +17 30 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Slough -2 7 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Maidenhead +5 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Wokingham +2 2 £43,000 +49.56%
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 247 (79.94%) Software Engineering
2 106 (34.30%) C#
2 106 (34.30%) C++
2 106 (34.30%) JavaScript
3 98 (31.72%) .NET
4 95 (30.74%) SQL
4 95 (30.74%) Java
5 94 (30.42%) HTML
6 93 (30.10%) Degree
7 82 (26.54%) Linux
8 80 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (23.95%) Windows
10 68 (22.01%) SQL Server
10 68 (22.01%) Computer Science
11 61 (19.74%) CSS
11 61 (19.74%) Microsoft
12 55 (17.80%) XML
12 55 (17.80%) HTML5
13 54 (17.48%) Oracle
14 53 (17.15%) Web Services
14 53 (17.15%) C
14 53 (17.15%) jQuery
15 52 (16.83%) UNIX
16 50 (16.18%) ASP.NET
17 49 (15.86%) QA
18 46 (14.89%) OO
19 43 (13.92%) Finance
20 42 (13.59%) MS Excel
21 41 (13.27%) WPF
22 38 (12.30%) UML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (9.71%) WebSphere
2 20 (6.47%) WebLogic
3 19 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.85%) Apache
5 11 (3.56%) Node.js
6 10 (3.24%) IIS
7 8 (2.59%) JBoss
8 6 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.65%) Jetty
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.32%) Liferay
10 1 (0.32%) Drupal
10 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.50%) SaaS
2 3 (0.97%) GitHub
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.06%) TCP/IP
2 27 (8.74%) LDAP
3 22 (7.12%) Ethernet
4 18 (5.83%) SDH
4 18 (5.83%) MPLS
5 16 (5.18%) HTTP
6 10 (3.24%) Kerberos
6 10 (3.24%) FTP
7 7 (2.27%) Network Security
7 7 (2.27%) Firewall
8 6 (1.94%) SAN
8 6 (1.94%) NAS
9 4 (1.29%) SMS
10 3 (0.97%) Internet
11 2 (0.65%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.32%) SNMP
12 1 (0.32%) Broadband
12 1 (0.32%) GPRS
12 1 (0.32%) GSM
12 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.01%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.15%) Relational Database
2 19 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (4.21%) MySQL
5 12 (3.88%) Big Data
6 9 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.91%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.59%) HPCC
8 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.94%) Redis
9 6 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.62%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.29%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.65%) MS Access
12 2 (0.65%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 33 (10.68%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.09%) Selenium
3 17 (5.50%) Toad
4 12 (3.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (3.24%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.27%) Hudson
7 6 (1.94%) Maven
7 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.29%) JIRA
9 4 (1.29%) JUnit
9 4 (1.29%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.29%) Rational Rose
9 4 (1.29%) RequisitePro
9 4 (1.29%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.97%) Subversion
11 2 (0.65%) Ant
11 2 (0.65%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
General
1 43 (13.92%) Finance
2 34 (11.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.59%) Retail
4 6 (1.94%) Banking
4 6 (1.94%) French Language
5 5 (1.62%) Advertising
6 4 (1.29%) Legal
7 3 (0.97%) Marketing
7 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.65%) Electronics
8 2 (0.65%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (31.72%) .NET
2 94 (30.42%) HTML
3 61 (19.74%) CSS
4 55 (17.80%) XML
4 55 (17.80%) HTML5
5 53 (17.15%) Web Services
5 53 (17.15%) jQuery
6 50 (16.18%) ASP.NET
7 41 (13.27%) WPF
8 33 (10.68%) Ajax
9 27 (8.74%) WCF
10 26 (8.41%) Spring
11 23 (7.44%) J2EE
11 23 (7.44%) CSS3
12 22 (7.12%) JMS
13 21 (6.80%) SOAP
14 20 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (6.15%) Servlets
15 19 (6.15%) WSDL
16 17 (5.50%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 68 (22.01%) Computer Science
2 29 (9.39%) Open Source
3 26 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.15%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (5.50%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.88%) Social Media
8 6 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.97%) Home Automation
11 3 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.97%) Physics
12 2 (0.65%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.65%) SCORM
12 2 (0.65%) Chemistry
12 2 (0.65%) MPEG
12 2 (0.65%) DataPower
12 2 (0.65%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.54%) Linux
2 74 (23.95%) Windows
3 52 (16.83%) UNIX
4 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.62%) AIX
6 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.97%) Android
6 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.65%) Solaris
7 2 (0.65%) VMS
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) HPUX
8 1 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (79.94%) Software Engineering
2 80 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (14.89%) OO
4 38 (12.30%) UML
5 34 (11.00%) Web Development
6 29 (9.39%) TDD
7 25 (8.09%) Migration
7 25 (8.09%) MVC
8 24 (7.77%) System Testing
8 24 (7.77%) Software Testing
9 22 (7.12%) Unit Testing
9 22 (7.12%) OOD
10 20 (6.47%) Multithreading
11 18 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (5.83%) Data Migration
12 16 (5.18%) Test Scripting
12 16 (5.18%) Release Management
13 15 (4.85%) Scrum
13 15 (4.85%) OOA/OOD
14 14 (4.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 106 (34.30%) C#
1 106 (34.30%) C++
1 106 (34.30%) JavaScript
2 95 (30.74%) SQL
2 95 (30.74%) Java
3 53 (17.15%) C
4 33 (10.68%) Python
5 27 (8.74%) PL/SQL
6 18 (5.83%) Perl
7 16 (5.18%) PHP
8 10 (3.24%) VC++
9 9 (2.91%) Embedded C
9 9 (2.91%) Embedded C++
9 9 (2.91%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.94%) AspectJ
10 6 (1.94%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.62%) Ruby
12 3 (0.97%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (30.10%) Degree
2 17 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 17 (5.50%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.56%) ISEB
5 7 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.62%) PhD
7 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (15.86%) QA
2 11 (3.56%) GAMP
3 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (3.24%) NFS
2 6 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.97%) Firmware
4 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.59%) Puppet
2 6 (1.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (1.94%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.65%) Graphite
3 2 (0.65%) StatsD
4 1 (0.32%) Salt
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.48%) Oracle
3 18 (5.83%) Cramer
4 17 (5.50%) BEA
5 16 (5.18%) MetaSolv
6 8 (2.59%) HP
7 7 (2.27%) DevExpress
7 7 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.27%) Telerik
8 6 (1.94%) McAfee
8 6 (1.94%) IBM
9 5 (1.62%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.29%) Teradata
10 4 (1.29%) Informatica
11 2 (0.65%) VMware
11 2 (0.65%) CA
11 2 (0.65%) Sophos
11 2 (0.65%) Remedy
11 2 (0.65%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.32%) Ektron
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + pension + health + phone +
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum plus 12% bonus and other benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £55000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7%, Med
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 12% bonus and multiple benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago