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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 91 115 93
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 141 111 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.62% 1.97% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 2.12% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 117 104 124
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4982 5245 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.15% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 3819 3900
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -2 57 £45,000 -12.19% 14
Bracknell +19 28 £90,000 +94.59% 2
Newbury +10 26 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Maidenhead +2 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Slough +3 8 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 271 (85.22%) Software Engineering
2 126 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 121 (38.05%) C#
4 120 (37.74%) .NET
5 105 (33.02%) Java
6 103 (32.39%) SQL
7 98 (30.82%) Degree
8 93 (29.25%) C++
9 91 (28.62%) Linux
10 90 (28.30%) HTML
11 80 (25.16%) Windows
11 80 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (24.53%) jQuery
13 72 (22.64%) CSS
14 64 (20.13%) Microsoft
14 64 (20.13%) Computer Science
15 62 (19.50%) HTML5
16 61 (19.18%) ASP.NET
17 59 (18.55%) C
18 58 (18.24%) SQL Server
19 57 (17.92%) Web Services
20 55 (17.30%) Ajax
20 55 (17.30%) QA
21 51 (16.04%) Web Development
22 49 (15.41%) OO
23 48 (15.09%) UNIX
24 47 (14.78%) WPF
24 47 (14.78%) XML
25 43 (13.52%) Oracle
25 43 (13.52%) WebSphere

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 43 (13.52%) WebSphere
2 33 (10.38%) WebLogic
3 23 (7.23%) Tomcat
4 19 (5.97%) JBoss
5 13 (4.09%) Node.js
6 11 (3.46%) Apache
6 11 (3.46%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.89%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.26%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.26%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.83%) InfoPath
3 5 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.32%) SaaS
2 16 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.77%) Google App Engine
3 12 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.26%) GitHub
4 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.12%) TCP/IP
2 26 (8.18%) LDAP
3 20 (6.29%) SDH
3 20 (6.29%) Ethernet
3 20 (6.29%) HTTP
3 20 (6.29%) MPLS
4 13 (4.09%) FTP
5 11 (3.46%) Kerberos
6 8 (2.52%) Network Security
7 7 (2.20%) Firewall
8 6 (1.89%) NAS
8 6 (1.89%) SAN
9 1 (0.31%) Internet
9 1 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.01%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.18%) MySQL
4 20 (6.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 20 (6.29%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.29%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.03%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.46%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.26%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.26%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.94%) Big Data
13 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.31%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 37 (11.64%) Selenium
2 24 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.97%) Toad
3 19 (5.97%) JIRA
4 17 (5.35%) JUnit
5 15 (4.72%) Git (software)
6 13 (4.09%) Ant
7 11 (3.46%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (2.52%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.20%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (1.89%) Maven
11 5 (1.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 4 (1.26%) DbUnit
12 4 (1.26%) EasyMock
12 4 (1.26%) RequisitePro
12 4 (1.26%) ClearQuest
12 4 (1.26%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.26%) Rational Rose
13 3 (0.94%) MSTest
13 3 (0.94%) MSBuild
General
1 34 (10.69%) Telecoms
2 27 (8.49%) Finance
3 14 (4.40%) Advertising
4 12 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.52%) Banking
6 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.57%) French Language
8 4 (1.26%) Games
9 3 (0.94%) Marketing
10 2 (0.63%) Avionics
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (37.74%) .NET
2 90 (28.30%) HTML
3 78 (24.53%) jQuery
4 72 (22.64%) CSS
5 62 (19.50%) HTML5
6 61 (19.18%) ASP.NET
7 57 (17.92%) Web Services
8 55 (17.30%) Ajax
9 47 (14.78%) WPF
9 47 (14.78%) XML
10 35 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (10.69%) WCF
12 29 (9.12%) AngularJS
13 27 (8.49%) LINQ
14 25 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 25 (7.86%) JMS
15 22 (6.92%) SOAP
16 21 (6.60%) J2EE
17 20 (6.29%) Spring
18 19 (5.97%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.13%) Computer Science
2 34 (10.69%) Open Source
3 32 (10.06%) Mobile App
4 24 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
5 21 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (4.72%) Social Media
8 5 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.26%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.94%) Physics
11 2 (0.63%) Chemistry
11 2 (0.63%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.63%) MPEG
11 2 (0.63%) CUDA
11 2 (0.63%) Blog
12 1 (0.31%) DataPower
12 1 (0.31%) DTV
12 1 (0.31%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 91 (28.62%) Linux
2 80 (25.16%) Windows
3 48 (15.09%) UNIX
4 9 (2.83%) Android
4 9 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.26%) AIX
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.63%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (85.22%) Software Engineering
2 80 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.04%) Web Development
4 49 (15.41%) OO
5 36 (11.32%) MVC
6 32 (10.06%) TDD
6 32 (10.06%) System Testing
7 31 (9.75%) SOA
7 31 (9.75%) OOP
8 24 (7.55%) UML
8 24 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 21 (6.60%) Release Management
9 21 (6.60%) Software Architecture
9 21 (6.60%) Web Application Development
10 20 (6.29%) Data Migration
10 20 (6.29%) Migration
11 18 (5.66%) Multithreading
12 17 (5.35%) Scrum
12 17 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (5.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 126 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 121 (38.05%) C#
3 105 (33.02%) Java
4 103 (32.39%) SQL
5 93 (29.25%) C++
6 59 (18.55%) C
7 36 (11.32%) Python
8 33 (10.38%) PHP
9 21 (6.60%) Ruby
10 20 (6.29%) PL/SQL
11 16 (5.03%) Embedded C
12 13 (4.09%) VB
13 11 (3.46%) Embedded C++
14 8 (2.52%) Perl
15 7 (2.20%) VB.NET
15 7 (2.20%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.89%) JAQL
16 6 (1.89%) VC++
17 5 (1.57%) AspectJ
18 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (30.82%) Degree
2 12 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.52%) PhD
3 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.89%) MCTS
4 6 (1.89%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (17.30%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (3.46%) NFS
2 6 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.57%) Firmware
4 3 (0.94%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.46%) Puppet
2 6 (1.89%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.94%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.52%) Oracle
3 20 (6.29%) Cramer
4 19 (5.97%) BEA
5 18 (5.66%) MetaSolv
6 13 (4.09%) Google
7 9 (2.83%) SAP
8 6 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.89%) PayPal
9 5 (1.57%) Telerik
9 5 (1.57%) IBM
9 5 (1.57%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.26%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.63%) VMware
11 2 (0.63%) HP
11 2 (0.63%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.31%) Cognos
12 1 (0.31%) CA
12 1 (0.31%) ESRI
12 1 (0.31%) Ektron
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