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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 127 91 125
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 97 151 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.90% 2.76% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.88% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 94 135 88
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £65,000 £62,500
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
4835 5244 5186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.69% 95.82% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3948 3896 3785
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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
Bracknell +9 37 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Reading -37 31 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Newbury +4 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Windsor - 9 £50,000 -
Wokingham -11 3 £50,000 +16.27%
Slough -3 2 £27,750 -44.50%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 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.

1 200 (99.01%) Software Engineering
2 118 (58.42%) C++
3 96 (47.52%) Degree
4 88 (43.56%) C#
5 83 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (37.62%) Computer Science
7 73 (36.14%) Java
8 62 (30.69%) C
8 62 (30.69%) TDD
9 61 (30.20%) .NET
10 57 (28.22%) Linux
11 52 (25.74%) Python
12 49 (24.26%) SQL
13 47 (23.27%) Windows
14 44 (21.78%) JavaScript
15 40 (19.80%) Web Services
16 38 (18.81%) OO
17 36 (17.82%) Multithreading
18 33 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (16.34%) HTML
19 32 (15.84%) Manufacturing
20 31 (15.35%) Scrum
20 31 (15.35%) Microsoft
21 30 (14.85%) UML
22 29 (14.36%) CSS
23 28 (13.86%) OOD
24 27 (13.37%) Ajax
25 26 (12.87%) MVC
25 26 (12.87%) ASP.NET
26 25 (12.38%) Visual Studio

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 5 (2.48%) Node.js
2 3 (1.49%) Apache
2 3 (1.49%) IIS
3 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Drupal
4 1 (0.50%) JBoss
4 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) GIMP
2 1 (0.50%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) SaaS
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.40%) HTTP
2 18 (8.91%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.93%) FTP
4 12 (5.94%) LDAP
5 11 (5.45%) Kerberos
6 8 (3.96%) Internet
7 7 (3.47%) SSL
8 5 (2.48%) SMTP
9 3 (1.49%) DNS
9 3 (1.49%) GSM
9 3 (1.49%) LTE
9 3 (1.49%) POP3
9 3 (1.49%) SSH
9 3 (1.49%) UMTS
10 2 (0.99%) DVB
10 2 (0.99%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.96%) NoSQL
2 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.47%) MySQL
3 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.97%) Big Data
5 3 (1.49%) Redis
6 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.99%) GIS
6 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.99%) HBase
6 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.99%) QGIS
6 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (12.38%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.40%) Subversion
3 18 (8.91%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.93%) JIRA
5 12 (5.94%) ClearCase
6 8 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.97%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.98%) JUnit
9 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.99%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.99%) Maven
9 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.50%) Ant
10 1 (0.50%) Capybara
10 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.50%) MSTest
10 1 (0.50%) RSpec
10 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 32 (15.84%) Manufacturing
2 23 (11.39%) Finance
3 11 (5.45%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.98%) Electronics
6 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (0.99%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (30.20%) .NET
2 40 (19.80%) Web Services
3 33 (16.34%) HTML
4 29 (14.36%) CSS
5 27 (13.37%) Ajax
6 26 (12.87%) ASP.NET
7 19 (9.41%) REST
7 19 (9.41%) STL
8 15 (7.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 15 (7.43%) MFC
8 15 (7.43%) WCF
9 14 (6.93%) COM
10 13 (6.44%) HTML5
10 13 (6.44%) LINQ
10 13 (6.44%) RESTful
10 13 (6.44%) XML
11 12 (5.94%) jQuery
12 11 (5.45%) SOAP
13 10 (4.95%) .NET Framework
13 10 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 76 (37.62%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.39%) Mathematics
3 20 (9.90%) Physics
4 18 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (8.42%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.47%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.50%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.50%) MPEG
9 1 (0.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.22%) Linux
2 47 (23.27%) Windows
3 20 (9.90%) Unix
4 2 (0.99%) Android
4 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (99.01%) Software Engineering
2 83 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (30.69%) TDD
4 38 (18.81%) OO
5 36 (17.82%) Multithreading
6 33 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (15.35%) Scrum
8 30 (14.85%) UML
9 28 (13.86%) OOD
10 26 (12.87%) MVC
11 25 (12.38%) SDLC
12 20 (9.90%) BDD
13 19 (9.41%) Issue Tracking
14 14 (6.93%) OOP
15 13 (6.44%) Software Architecture
16 12 (5.94%) Unit Testing
17 11 (5.45%) Image Processing
17 11 (5.45%) Release Management
17 11 (5.45%) Risk Management
18 10 (4.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 118 (58.42%) C++
2 88 (43.56%) C#
3 73 (36.14%) Java
4 62 (30.69%) C
5 52 (25.74%) Python
6 49 (24.26%) SQL
7 44 (21.78%) JavaScript
8 11 (5.45%) PHP
9 10 (4.95%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.96%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.96%) Delphi
11 7 (3.47%) Ruby
12 6 (2.97%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.48%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.98%) Ada
15 3 (1.49%) Scala
16 2 (0.99%) Perl
16 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (47.52%) Degree
2 2 (0.99%) PhD
2 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.95%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (5.45%) NFS
2 2 (0.99%) Firmware
2 2 (0.99%) HDFS
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.42%) Oracle
3 4 (1.98%) Forcepoint
4 3 (1.49%) VMware
5 2 (0.99%) Perforce
5 2 (0.99%) SaltStack
5 2 (0.99%) Splunk
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco
6 1 (0.50%) Freescale
6 1 (0.50%) QNX
6 1 (0.50%) SAP
6 1 (0.50%) Sun
6 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
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