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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 92 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 147 177 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.55% 3.06% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 3.27% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 128 130 162
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
5412 5407 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.06% 93.50% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3971 4211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -26 53 £46,250 +18.58% 10
Bracknell -9 29 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Newbury +15 24 £50,000 - 3
Slough +3 16 £31,000 -24.84%
Maidenhead +7 6 £38,750 +3.33%
Windsor -18 2 £59,750 +117.27%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 219 (77.11%) Software Engineering
2 96 (33.80%) C#
3 93 (32.75%) SQL
4 92 (32.39%) C++
5 89 (31.34%) Java
6 87 (30.63%) JavaScript
7 85 (29.93%) .NET
8 84 (29.58%) HTML
9 78 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (27.11%) Degree
11 72 (25.35%) Linux
12 64 (22.54%) SQL Server
13 57 (20.07%) Computer Science
14 56 (19.72%) CSS
14 56 (19.72%) Windows
14 56 (19.72%) Microsoft
15 50 (17.61%) Oracle
16 49 (17.25%) XML
16 49 (17.25%) HTML5
17 47 (16.55%) Web Services
18 46 (16.20%) Finance
18 46 (16.20%) jQuery
19 44 (15.49%) OO
20 43 (15.14%) C
21 42 (14.79%) UNIX
21 42 (14.79%) MS Excel
22 40 (14.08%) QA
23 39 (13.73%) ASP.NET
24 37 (13.03%) UML
25 34 (11.97%) Telecoms

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (7.04%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.28%) WebLogic
3 14 (4.93%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.23%) Apache
5 10 (3.52%) Node.js
6 9 (3.17%) IIS
7 2 (0.70%) JBoss
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.70%) Drupal
7 2 (0.70%) Jetty
8 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 42 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.58%) SaaS
2 5 (1.76%) GitHub
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.75%) TCP/IP
2 20 (7.04%) Ethernet
3 18 (6.34%) LDAP
4 14 (4.93%) SDH
4 14 (4.93%) MPLS
5 10 (3.52%) HTTP
6 8 (2.82%) SMS
7 6 (2.11%) FTP
7 6 (2.11%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.41%) GSM
8 4 (1.41%) Network Security
9 3 (1.06%) GPRS
9 3 (1.06%) Wireless
10 2 (0.70%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.70%) Firewall
10 2 (0.70%) SAN
10 2 (0.70%) Internet
10 2 (0.70%) NAS
11 1 (0.35%) LTE
11 1 (0.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.28%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.93%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (4.93%) Big Data
4 12 (4.23%) MySQL
5 10 (3.52%) HPCC
6 8 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.11%) Redis
8 6 (2.11%) Pentaho
8 6 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.70%) MS Access
10 2 (0.70%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 32 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.39%) Selenium
3 13 (4.58%) Toad
4 10 (3.52%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (2.46%) Hudson
7 5 (1.76%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.76%) Maven
7 5 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (1.41%) Subversion
8 4 (1.41%) Rational Rose
8 4 (1.41%) RequisitePro
8 4 (1.41%) ClearQuest
8 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.41%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.70%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.70%) InstallShield
General
1 46 (16.20%) Finance
2 34 (11.97%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.52%) Retail
4 8 (2.82%) Banking
5 5 (1.76%) French Language
6 4 (1.41%) Games
6 4 (1.41%) Legal
6 4 (1.41%) Electronics
7 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (29.93%) .NET
2 84 (29.58%) HTML
3 56 (19.72%) CSS
4 49 (17.25%) XML
4 49 (17.25%) HTML5
5 47 (16.55%) Web Services
6 46 (16.20%) jQuery
7 39 (13.73%) ASP.NET
8 28 (9.86%) WPF
9 25 (8.80%) CSS3
10 24 (8.45%) Spring
11 23 (8.10%) Ajax
11 23 (8.10%) J2EE
12 21 (7.39%) WCF
13 19 (6.69%) Servlets
14 17 (5.99%) SOAP
14 17 (5.99%) JMS
15 15 (5.28%) WSDL
16 14 (4.93%) STL
17 13 (4.58%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 57 (20.07%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.56%) Open Source
3 27 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.93%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.82%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.11%) Social Media
9 5 (1.76%) Home Automation
9 5 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.76%) Physics
10 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.06%) MPEG
12 2 (0.70%) Chemistry
12 2 (0.70%) SCORM
12 2 (0.70%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 72 (25.35%) Linux
2 56 (19.72%) Windows
3 42 (14.79%) UNIX
4 5 (1.76%) AIX
4 5 (1.76%) Android
4 5 (1.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.70%) SUSE
6 2 (0.70%) Solaris
6 2 (0.70%) VMS
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) CentOS
6 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.35%) HPUX
7 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (77.11%) Software Engineering
2 78 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (15.49%) OO
4 37 (13.03%) UML
5 25 (8.80%) TDD
6 24 (8.45%) Software Testing
7 23 (8.10%) Web Development
8 21 (7.39%) Migration
9 20 (7.04%) Unit Testing
9 20 (7.04%) System Testing
10 19 (6.69%) Scrum
10 19 (6.69%) MVC
10 19 (6.69%) OOD
11 18 (6.34%) Multithreading
12 17 (5.99%) Test Scripting
13 15 (5.28%) OOA/OOD
14 14 (4.93%) ETL
14 14 (4.93%) Data Migration
14 14 (4.93%) Release Management
15 13 (4.58%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 96 (33.80%) C#
2 93 (32.75%) SQL
3 92 (32.39%) C++
4 89 (31.34%) Java
5 87 (30.63%) JavaScript
6 43 (15.14%) C
7 31 (10.92%) Python
8 26 (9.15%) PL/SQL
9 21 (7.39%) PHP
10 17 (5.99%) Perl
11 9 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.17%) VC++
12 8 (2.82%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.46%) Embedded C
13 7 (2.46%) Embedded C++
14 5 (1.76%) Assembly Language
14 5 (1.76%) AspectJ
15 2 (0.70%) Ruby
15 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (27.11%) Degree
2 19 (6.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 19 (6.69%) ISTQB
3 13 (4.58%) ISEB
4 11 (3.87%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.52%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.76%) PhD
7 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (14.08%) QA
2 13 (4.58%) GAMP
3 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (2.11%) NFS
2 3 (1.06%) Firmware
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.06%) Puppet
3 2 (0.70%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.70%) StatsD
3 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.70%) Graphite
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.61%) Oracle
3 14 (4.93%) Cramer
4 13 (4.58%) BEA
4 13 (4.58%) MetaSolv
5 12 (4.23%) HP
6 10 (3.52%) McAfee
7 6 (2.11%) IBM
7 6 (2.11%) Teradata
7 6 (2.11%) Telerik
8 5 (1.76%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.76%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.41%) Informatica
10 3 (1.06%) EMC
10 3 (1.06%) QNX
10 3 (1.06%) NEC
11 2 (0.70%) VMware
11 2 (0.70%) Sophos
11 2 (0.70%) Remedy
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum plus 12% bonus and other benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £55000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7%, Med
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension + Bonus + Dental + BUPA + Mo
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits package +
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits package +
Posted: 23 days ago