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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 99 106 132
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 121 127 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.68% 2.49% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.61% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 108 110 80
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,750 £55,000
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
4338 4868 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.14% 95.39% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3637 3756
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 47 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Bracknell +9 32 £30,000 -66.66% 1
Newbury -6 18 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Slough +4 6 £35,000 -31.70% 3
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 222 (99.11%) Software Engineering
2 130 (58.04%) C++
3 109 (48.66%) Java
4 105 (46.88%) C#
5 94 (41.96%) Degree
6 88 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (30.36%) Linux
8 67 (29.91%) SQL
9 64 (28.57%) TDD
10 63 (28.13%) Computer Science
11 62 (27.68%) .NET
12 58 (25.89%) C
13 57 (25.45%) Windows
14 55 (24.55%) Multithreading
15 52 (23.21%) Python
16 48 (21.43%) Scrum
17 45 (20.09%) BDD
18 41 (18.30%) OO
19 39 (17.41%) Mathematics
20 36 (16.07%) Visual Studio
21 34 (15.18%) Microsoft
22 33 (14.73%) Unix
23 32 (14.29%) Physics
24 31 (13.84%) OOP
24 31 (13.84%) JavaScript
25 30 (13.39%) STL
26 29 (12.95%) SDLC
27 28 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
27 28 (12.50%) HTML
27 28 (12.50%) SQL Server

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 10 (4.46%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.68%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.34%) Node.js
6 2 (0.89%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (8.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.02%) SaaS
2 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.48%) HTTP
2 11 (4.91%) Internet
2 11 (4.91%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.46%) LDAP
4 9 (4.02%) FTP
5 8 (3.57%) SMTP
6 7 (3.13%) GSM
6 7 (3.13%) LTE
6 7 (3.13%) UMTS
7 6 (2.68%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.79%) RS-232
8 4 (1.79%) RS-485
9 3 (1.34%) DNS
9 3 (1.34%) POP3
9 3 (1.34%) SSH
10 2 (0.89%) DVB
10 2 (0.89%) SSL
11 1 (0.45%) 802.15
11 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.25%) Big Data
3 9 (4.02%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.68%) Apache Hive
5 6 (2.68%) HBase
6 5 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.23%) PowerCenter
6 5 (2.23%) Sqoop
7 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.79%) GIS
7 4 (1.79%) MySQL
7 4 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.79%) QGIS
7 4 (1.79%) Redis
8 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.89%) Riak
8 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (16.07%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.36%) Maven
3 9 (4.02%) Selenium
4 8 (3.57%) JIRA
4 8 (3.57%) Subversion
5 5 (2.23%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.23%) LabVIEW
6 4 (1.79%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.89%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.89%) ProC
7 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.89%) Trac
8 1 (0.45%) Capybara
8 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.45%) MSTest
8 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (8.48%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Electronics
2 12 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.02%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.79%) French Language
6 3 (1.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (27.68%) .NET
2 30 (13.39%) STL
3 28 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 28 (12.50%) HTML
4 26 (11.61%) Web Services
5 22 (9.82%) MFC
6 21 (9.38%) CSS
7 20 (8.93%) LINQ
8 18 (8.04%) Ajax
8 18 (8.04%) COM
9 17 (7.59%) ASP.NET
10 16 (7.14%) XML
11 12 (5.36%) JDBC
12 11 (4.91%) .NET Framework
12 11 (4.91%) SOAP
13 10 (4.46%) J2EE
13 10 (4.46%) Qt
13 10 (4.46%) REST
13 10 (4.46%) WCF
13 10 (4.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 39 (17.41%) Mathematics
3 32 (14.29%) Physics
4 11 (4.91%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.23%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) CUDA
9 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.89%) MPEG
10 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.36%) Linux
2 57 (25.45%) Windows
3 33 (14.73%) Unix
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (99.11%) Software Engineering
2 88 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (28.57%) TDD
4 55 (24.55%) Multithreading
5 48 (21.43%) Scrum
6 45 (20.09%) BDD
7 41 (18.30%) OO
8 31 (13.84%) OOP
9 29 (12.95%) SDLC
10 20 (8.93%) High Availability
11 19 (8.48%) Low Latency
12 18 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
14 11 (4.91%) Software Architecture
14 11 (4.91%) UML
14 11 (4.91%) Unit Testing
15 10 (4.46%) MVC
16 9 (4.02%) Dependency Injection
16 9 (4.02%) Fraud Detection
16 9 (4.02%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (58.04%) C++
2 109 (48.66%) Java
3 105 (46.88%) C#
4 67 (29.91%) SQL
5 58 (25.89%) C
6 52 (23.21%) Python
7 31 (13.84%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.36%) PHP
8 12 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.23%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.23%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.79%) Ada
12 4 (1.79%) AspectJ
12 4 (1.79%) Ruby
13 3 (1.34%) Delphi
13 3 (1.34%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.34%) Scala
13 3 (1.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (41.96%) Degree
2 4 (1.79%) PhD
3 3 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (3.57%) HDFS
2 6 (2.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.89%) Ambari
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.38%) Oracle
3 5 (2.23%) Informatica
4 3 (1.34%) VMware
5 2 (0.89%) Forcepoint
5 2 (0.89%) Google
5 2 (0.89%) Zend
6 1 (0.45%) SAP
6 1 (0.45%) Syclo
6 1 (0.45%) Wind River
6 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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