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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 78 115 87
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 106 103 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.11% 2.06% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 2.17% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 94 94 145
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
3248 4750 5219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.25% 94.89% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2614 3905 3907
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Bracknell +16 42 £46,250 +54.16% 4
Reading +42 38 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Slough +28 2 £47,500 +71.17%
Wokingham 0 1 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Newbury -5 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Windsor -15 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 197 (93.81%) Software Engineering
2 134 (63.81%) C++
3 101 (48.10%) Java
4 94 (44.76%) C#
5 83 (39.52%) Degree
6 75 (35.71%) SQL
7 72 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (31.90%) C
8 67 (31.90%) Computer Science
9 64 (30.48%) Linux
10 63 (30.00%) TDD
11 53 (25.24%) Python
12 49 (23.33%) SDLC
13 41 (19.52%) Visual Studio
14 40 (19.05%) Multithreading
15 36 (17.14%) JavaScript
15 36 (17.14%) BDD
16 35 (16.67%) MFC
16 35 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 32 (15.24%) Mathematics
18 31 (14.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 31 (14.76%) COM
18 31 (14.76%) STL
18 31 (14.76%) HTML
19 30 (14.29%) CSS
19 30 (14.29%) Scrum
20 24 (11.43%) Web Services
20 24 (11.43%) .NET
21 23 (10.95%) Physics
21 23 (10.95%) RESTful

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 5 (2.38%) Confluence
2 4 (1.90%) Apache
3 2 (0.95%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.48%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (0.95%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.95%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.90%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.10%) FTP
2 17 (8.10%) HTTP
2 17 (8.10%) Kerberos
2 17 (8.10%) LDAP
3 10 (4.76%) Internet
4 6 (2.86%) SMTP
4 6 (2.86%) Wireless
5 4 (1.90%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.90%) GPRS
5 4 (1.90%) GSM
5 4 (1.90%) RS-232
5 4 (1.90%) RS-485
6 2 (0.95%) ATM
7 1 (0.48%) 3G
7 1 (0.48%) 802.15
7 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.48%) DNS
7 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.62%) Big Data
1 16 (7.62%) NoSQL
2 7 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.86%) HBase
3 6 (2.86%) MySQL
4 4 (1.90%) DB2
4 4 (1.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.95%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.95%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.95%) OrientDB
5 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (19.52%) Visual Studio
2 20 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 19 (9.05%) JIRA
4 17 (8.10%) Git (software)
5 15 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 15 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 12 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (5.71%) Selenium
6 12 (5.71%) Subversion
7 11 (5.24%) Appium
7 11 (5.24%) Protractor
7 11 (5.24%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.24%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.86%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.90%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.43%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.95%) JUnit
12 1 (0.48%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.48%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.48%) NetBeans
General
1 17 (8.10%) Finance
2 7 (3.33%) Advertising
3 5 (2.38%) Electronics
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.43%) Games
6 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.67%) MFC
2 31 (14.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 31 (14.76%) COM
2 31 (14.76%) HTML
2 31 (14.76%) STL
3 30 (14.29%) CSS
4 24 (11.43%) .NET
4 24 (11.43%) Web Services
5 23 (10.95%) RESTful
6 19 (9.05%) Ajax
7 15 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 13 (6.19%) XML
9 10 (4.76%) Node.js
9 10 (4.76%) Spring
10 6 (2.86%) HTML5
10 6 (2.86%) REST
11 5 (2.38%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.38%) jQuery
11 5 (2.38%) WPF
12 4 (1.90%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (31.90%) Computer Science
2 20 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.90%) Home Automation
6 3 (1.43%) Wiki
7 2 (0.95%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.95%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) BBC
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) PMI
8 1 (0.48%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.48%) Linux
2 18 (8.57%) Windows
3 11 (5.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (93.81%) Software Engineering
2 72 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (30.00%) TDD
4 49 (23.33%) SDLC
5 40 (19.05%) Multithreading
6 36 (17.14%) BDD
7 32 (15.24%) Mathematics
8 30 (14.29%) Scrum
9 23 (10.95%) Physics
10 21 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (9.52%) Microservices
12 19 (9.05%) OOP
13 18 (8.57%) OO
14 14 (6.67%) Open Source
15 13 (6.19%) Data Loss Prevention
16 12 (5.71%) OOD
17 9 (4.29%) Information Governance
17 9 (4.29%) MVC
17 9 (4.29%) Regression Testing
17 9 (4.29%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 134 (63.81%) C++
2 101 (48.10%) Java
3 94 (44.76%) C#
4 75 (35.71%) SQL
5 67 (31.90%) C
6 53 (25.24%) Python
7 36 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.29%) Embedded C++
10 8 (3.81%) Apex Code
10 8 (3.81%) Embedded C
11 6 (2.86%) PHP
12 5 (2.38%) Perl
13 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.90%) Ruby
13 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.90%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.43%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (39.52%) Degree
2 6 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) MISRA
System Software
1 17 (8.10%) NFS
2 6 (2.86%) HDFS
3 4 (1.90%) Docker
3 4 (1.90%) Firmware
4 2 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Puppet
2 3 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (4.76%) Oracle
4 4 (1.90%) EMC
4 4 (1.90%) NEC
5 3 (1.43%) Avid
6 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.48%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.48%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.48%) Telerik
6 1 (0.48%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + benefits including an exceptional pen
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum GBP 28 - 35K +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + comprehendsive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Solutions - Visa
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Flowzone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + excellent bens & Flex
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
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Posted: 21 days ago