The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 107 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 110 115 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.99% 2.10% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.25% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 94 112 107
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5130 5113 5656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.93% 93.27% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3673 4068 4762
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -27 38 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Bracknell +25 30 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Newbury +14 16 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Slough +9 13 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Maidenhead -5 8 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Wokingham - 2 £42,500 - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 162 (73.64%) Software Engineering
2 100 (45.45%) C++
3 92 (41.82%) Degree
4 84 (38.18%) C#
5 80 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 71 (32.27%) Windows
7 70 (31.82%) Java
8 69 (31.36%) .NET
9 66 (30.00%) Linux
10 56 (25.45%) SQL
11 41 (18.64%) C
12 39 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (17.27%) HTML
13 38 (17.27%) JavaScript
14 37 (16.82%) UNIX
15 33 (15.00%) Python
15 33 (15.00%) TCP/IP
16 31 (14.09%) XML
17 30 (13.64%) Web Services
17 30 (13.64%) Oracle
17 30 (13.64%) ASP.NET
18 28 (12.73%) Telecoms
19 25 (11.36%) OO
19 25 (11.36%) Microsoft
19 25 (11.36%) QA
20 24 (10.91%) CSS
21 23 (10.45%) SQL Server
22 21 (9.55%) Scrum
23 20 (9.09%) MVC
24 19 (8.64%) MS Excel

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (3.18%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.27%) Node.js
3 4 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.36%) IIS
4 3 (1.36%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.64%) SaaS
2 15 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.91%) HTTP
2 13 (5.91%) GSM
3 12 (5.45%) Internet
4 10 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 7 (3.18%) GPRS
5 7 (3.18%) Wireless
6 6 (2.73%) LDAP
6 6 (2.73%) UMTS
7 5 (2.27%) SSL
7 5 (2.27%) Network Security
8 3 (1.36%) RTP
8 3 (1.36%) MPLS
8 3 (1.36%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.36%) SDH
8 3 (1.36%) SMS
9 2 (0.91%) VPN
9 2 (0.91%) DSL
9 2 (0.91%) LTE
9 2 (0.91%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) MySQL
3 5 (2.27%) Big Data
3 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.82%) DB2
4 4 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) Ingres
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.73%) Selenium
2 14 (6.36%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.09%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.27%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.27%) CruiseControl
5 5 (2.27%) MSBuild
6 4 (1.82%) Bugzilla
6 4 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.82%) JIRA
7 3 (1.36%) Maven
7 3 (1.36%) MSTest
8 2 (0.91%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.45%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.45%) Moq
9 1 (0.45%) Hudson
9 1 (0.45%) NUnit
9 1 (0.45%) Subversion
9 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.18%) Finance
3 13 (5.91%) Banking
4 12 (5.45%) Electronics
5 6 (2.73%) Retail
5 6 (2.73%) Games
6 5 (2.27%) French Language
7 3 (1.36%) Marketing
7 3 (1.36%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.91%) Publishing
8 2 (0.91%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.36%) .NET
2 38 (17.27%) HTML
3 31 (14.09%) XML
4 30 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 30 (13.64%) Web Services
5 24 (10.91%) CSS
6 16 (7.27%) HTML5
7 15 (6.82%) RESTful
7 15 (6.82%) WPF
8 12 (5.45%) WCF
8 12 (5.45%) .NET Framework
8 12 (5.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 11 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (5.00%) jQuery
9 11 (5.00%) Spring
9 11 (5.00%) J2EE
10 9 (4.09%) SOAP
10 9 (4.09%) Ajax
10 9 (4.09%) REST
11 8 (3.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.91%) Client/Server
4 11 (5.00%) Open Source
5 10 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (3.64%) IPTV
7 7 (3.18%) Firmware
7 7 (3.18%) Device Driver
7 7 (3.18%) Home Automation
8 6 (2.73%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.82%) Physics
9 4 (1.82%) RIA
9 4 (1.82%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.91%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.45%) Streaming Media
12 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 71 (32.27%) Windows
2 66 (30.00%) Linux
3 37 (16.82%) UNIX
4 10 (4.55%) Android
4 10 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.18%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.36%) Debian
7 3 (1.36%) AIX
7 3 (1.36%) HPUX
7 3 (1.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.45%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (73.64%) Software Engineering
2 39 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (11.36%) OO
4 21 (9.55%) Scrum
5 20 (9.09%) MVC
6 16 (7.27%) UML
7 13 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (5.91%) Multithreading
8 12 (5.45%) Web Development
9 11 (5.00%) TDD
10 10 (4.55%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.09%) Waterfall
11 9 (4.09%) BDD
12 8 (3.64%) Android Development
12 8 (3.64%) iOS Development
12 8 (3.64%) Software Testing
13 7 (3.18%) OOD
13 7 (3.18%) Embedded Software Development
13 7 (3.18%) User Stories
13 7 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 100 (45.45%) C++
2 84 (38.18%) C#
3 70 (31.82%) Java
4 56 (25.45%) SQL
5 41 (18.64%) C
6 38 (17.27%) JavaScript
7 33 (15.00%) Python
8 18 (8.18%) Perl
9 9 (4.09%) Embedded C
10 7 (3.18%) Embedded C++
10 7 (3.18%) Assembly Language
11 6 (2.73%) PHP
12 5 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.27%) Ruby
13 3 (1.36%) AspectJ
13 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.91%) VB
14 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.45%) Ada
Qualifications
1 92 (41.82%) Degree
2 5 (2.27%) ISEB
3 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.91%) PhD
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.36%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) NFS
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (13.64%) Oracle
2 25 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.18%) EMC
3 7 (3.18%) NEC
4 4 (1.82%) HP
4 4 (1.82%) Sybase
5 3 (1.36%) Cramer
5 3 (1.36%) VMware
5 3 (1.36%) McAfee
5 3 (1.36%) Websense
6 2 (0.91%) JBoss
6 2 (0.91%) Apple
6 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.45%) Informatica
7 1 (0.45%) Nokia
7 1 (0.45%) QNX
7 1 (0.45%) BT
7 1 (0.45%) Teradata
7 1 (0.45%) Telerik
7 1 (0.45%) Google
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago