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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 70 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 190 108 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.46% 1.98% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 2.11% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 172 91 132
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
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
5141 5115 4958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.71% 93.94% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3868 3761 4032
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +16 80 £47,500 +21.79% 15
Bracknell +21 47 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Newbury +23 35 £50,000 +30.71% 1
Slough +6 9 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Maidenhead - 6 £48,750 - 3
Wokingham +14 2 £43,000 +49.56% 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 268 (81.96%) Software Engineering
2 121 (37.00%) JavaScript
3 115 (35.17%) C#
4 114 (34.86%) .NET
5 113 (34.56%) C++
6 109 (33.33%) SQL
7 103 (31.50%) Java
7 103 (31.50%) Degree
8 102 (31.19%) HTML
9 87 (26.61%) Linux
10 81 (24.77%) Windows
11 78 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (22.32%) Computer Science
13 72 (22.02%) CSS
14 68 (20.80%) Microsoft
15 67 (20.49%) jQuery
16 66 (20.18%) HTML5
16 66 (20.18%) SQL Server
17 62 (18.96%) ASP.NET
17 62 (18.96%) C
18 59 (18.04%) XML
19 58 (17.74%) Web Services
20 56 (17.13%) QA
21 54 (16.51%) UNIX
22 51 (15.60%) WPF
23 50 (15.29%) OO
23 50 (15.29%) Oracle
24 46 (14.07%) Finance
25 44 (13.46%) Web Development
26 43 (13.15%) MS Excel

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 39 (11.93%) WebSphere
2 29 (8.87%) WebLogic
3 20 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.98%) JBoss
4 13 (3.98%) Apache
5 10 (3.06%) IIS
5 10 (3.06%) Node.js
6 6 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.92%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.61%) Jetty
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (13.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.03%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.61%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 26 (7.95%) LDAP
3 22 (6.73%) SDH
3 22 (6.73%) Ethernet
3 22 (6.73%) MPLS
4 17 (5.20%) HTTP
5 10 (3.06%) Kerberos
5 10 (3.06%) FTP
6 8 (2.45%) Network Security
7 7 (2.14%) Firewall
8 6 (1.83%) NAS
8 6 (1.83%) SAN
9 2 (0.61%) SMS
10 1 (0.31%) Internet
10 1 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.03%) Oracle Database
2 23 (7.03%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (5.20%) MySQL
5 12 (3.67%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.67%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.36%) Big Data
7 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.14%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.14%) HPCC
9 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.83%) Redis
9 6 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.22%) Pentaho
12 3 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.61%) Ingres
14 1 (0.31%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (10.09%) Selenium
2 26 (7.95%) Visual Studio
3 21 (6.42%) Toad
4 14 (4.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (3.36%) JIRA
6 10 (3.06%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 9 (2.75%) JUnit
8 7 (2.14%) Ant
9 6 (1.83%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.53%) Maven
10 5 (1.53%) Hudson
11 4 (1.22%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.22%) Rational Rose
11 4 (1.22%) RequisitePro
11 4 (1.22%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.61%) Subversion
12 2 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.31%) Selenium IDE
General
1 46 (14.07%) Finance
2 37 (11.31%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.14%) Advertising
3 7 (2.14%) Banking
3 7 (2.14%) Retail
4 6 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.53%) French Language
6 3 (0.92%) Marketing
7 2 (0.61%) Games
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (34.86%) .NET
2 102 (31.19%) HTML
3 72 (22.02%) CSS
4 67 (20.49%) jQuery
5 66 (20.18%) HTML5
6 62 (18.96%) ASP.NET
7 59 (18.04%) XML
8 58 (17.74%) Web Services
9 51 (15.60%) WPF
10 39 (11.93%) Ajax
11 36 (11.01%) WCF
12 28 (8.56%) JMS
12 28 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (7.95%) SOAP
13 26 (7.95%) Spring
14 24 (7.34%) J2EE
14 24 (7.34%) CSS3
15 23 (7.03%) WSDL
16 21 (6.42%) JAXB
17 19 (5.81%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.32%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.79%) Open Source
3 25 (7.65%) Mobile App
3 25 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.73%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (4.59%) Social Media
6 11 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.53%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.92%) Physics
10 2 (0.61%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.61%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.61%) SCORM
10 2 (0.61%) MPEG
10 2 (0.61%) CUDA
10 2 (0.61%) Blog
10 2 (0.61%) DataPower
10 2 (0.61%) User Experience
10 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 87 (26.61%) Linux
2 81 (24.77%) Windows
3 54 (16.51%) UNIX
4 6 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.53%) AIX
6 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.92%) Android
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.61%) VMS
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) HPUX
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (81.96%) Software Engineering
2 78 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (15.29%) OO
4 44 (13.46%) Web Development
5 36 (11.01%) UML
6 32 (9.79%) TDD
6 32 (9.79%) System Testing
7 30 (9.17%) MVC
8 27 (8.26%) Migration
9 25 (7.65%) Unit Testing
10 23 (7.03%) OOD
11 22 (6.73%) Multithreading
11 22 (6.73%) Data Migration
12 21 (6.42%) Software Testing
13 19 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (5.50%) SOA
15 17 (5.20%) Web Application Development
16 16 (4.89%) Automation Testing
16 16 (4.89%) OOA/OOD
16 16 (4.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 121 (37.00%) JavaScript
2 115 (35.17%) C#
3 113 (34.56%) C++
4 109 (33.33%) SQL
5 103 (31.50%) Java
6 62 (18.96%) C
7 42 (12.84%) Python
8 27 (8.26%) PL/SQL
9 19 (5.81%) Perl
10 18 (5.50%) PHP
11 13 (3.98%) Ruby
12 12 (3.67%) Embedded C
13 11 (3.36%) Embedded C++
14 8 (2.45%) VC++
15 7 (2.14%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.14%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.83%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.53%) AspectJ
18 3 (0.92%) JAQL
Qualifications
1 103 (31.50%) Degree
2 13 (3.98%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.98%) VCP4
2 13 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (3.98%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.14%) ISEB
3 7 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.53%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.53%) PhD
5 3 (0.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (17.13%) QA
2 7 (2.14%) GAMP
3 1 (0.31%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (3.06%) NFS
2 6 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.61%) Firmware
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.45%) Puppet
2 6 (1.83%) OpenAM
3 4 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.61%) Graphite
4 2 (0.61%) StatsD
5 1 (0.31%) Salt
5 1 (0.31%) SCCM
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 50 (15.29%) Oracle
3 22 (6.73%) Cramer
4 21 (6.42%) BEA
5 20 (6.12%) MetaSolv
6 10 (3.06%) Telerik
6 10 (3.06%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.83%) IBM
7 6 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.83%) HP
8 5 (1.53%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.22%) McAfee
9 4 (1.22%) Teradata
10 3 (0.92%) Google
11 2 (0.61%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.61%) Sophos
11 2 (0.61%) Remedy
11 2 (0.61%) VMware
11 2 (0.61%) CA
11 2 (0.61%) Informatica
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago