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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 92 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 130 183 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.21% 3.04% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 3.26% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 108 144 148
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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
5505 5614 5009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.69% 93.15% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3787 4238 4103
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 51 £48,500 +22.78% 7
Slough -3 17 £31,000 -24.84%
Bracknell -23 17 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Maidenhead +4 15 £42,500 +13.33%
Newbury +4 10 £39,000 -22.00% 2
Windsor -18 5 £45,000 +63.63%
Wokingham +2 1 £25,000 +28.20% 1
Ascot - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 191 (76.40%) Software Engineering
2 87 (34.80%) C#
3 84 (33.60%) Java
4 83 (33.20%) C++
4 83 (33.20%) SQL
5 76 (30.40%) HTML
5 76 (30.40%) JavaScript
6 73 (29.20%) .NET
7 67 (26.80%) Degree
8 65 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (24.40%) Linux
10 54 (21.60%) SQL Server
11 51 (20.40%) Computer Science
12 50 (20.00%) XML
13 49 (19.60%) Oracle
14 48 (19.20%) CSS
15 43 (17.20%) Microsoft
16 40 (16.00%) Web Services
16 40 (16.00%) HTML5
17 39 (15.60%) Windows
18 38 (15.20%) OO
18 38 (15.20%) C
18 38 (15.20%) Finance
19 36 (14.40%) jQuery
20 35 (14.00%) MS Excel
21 33 (13.20%) UML
21 33 (13.20%) Telecoms
22 32 (12.80%) UNIX
23 30 (12.00%) Open Source
24 29 (11.60%) Visual Studio

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (4.80%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.40%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.00%) Node.js
4 9 (3.60%) IIS
5 6 (2.40%) Apache
5 6 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.80%) Drupal
6 2 (0.80%) Jetty
7 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.40%) Liferay
Applications
1 35 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.60%) SaaS
2 5 (2.00%) GitHub
2 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.80%) TCP/IP
2 20 (8.00%) Ethernet
3 14 (5.60%) LDAP
4 10 (4.00%) SDH
4 10 (4.00%) MPLS
5 9 (3.60%) HTTP
6 8 (3.20%) SMS
6 8 (3.20%) GSM
7 7 (2.80%) GPRS
7 7 (2.80%) Wireless
8 6 (2.40%) Network Security
9 4 (1.60%) Internet
9 4 (1.60%) FTP
9 4 (1.60%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.80%) RTP
10 2 (0.80%) VPN
10 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.80%) RTSP
10 2 (0.80%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.40%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.80%) Big Data
3 11 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.00%) MySQL
4 10 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.20%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.80%) Redis
8 6 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.40%) Pentaho
9 5 (2.00%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.20%) Ingres
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.80%) MS Access
12 1 (0.40%) DB2
12 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 29 (11.60%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.80%) Selenium
3 10 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.60%) Toad
5 7 (2.80%) Hudson
6 6 (2.40%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.40%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (2.00%) Maven
8 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (1.20%) Subversion
10 2 (0.80%) JUnit
10 2 (0.80%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.80%) JIRA
10 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.80%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.40%) Gradle
General
1 38 (15.20%) Finance
2 33 (13.20%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.80%) Retail
4 8 (3.20%) Banking
4 8 (3.20%) Electronics
5 5 (2.00%) Games
5 5 (2.00%) French Language
6 4 (1.60%) Legal
7 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.40%) HTML
2 73 (29.20%) .NET
3 50 (20.00%) XML
4 48 (19.20%) CSS
5 40 (16.00%) Web Services
5 40 (16.00%) HTML5
6 36 (14.40%) jQuery
7 29 (11.60%) ASP.NET
8 23 (9.20%) Spring
8 23 (9.20%) CSS3
9 21 (8.40%) J2EE
10 17 (6.80%) Servlets
10 17 (6.80%) Ajax
11 16 (6.40%) WPF
12 15 (6.00%) RESTful
12 15 (6.00%) SOAP
13 14 (5.60%) WSDL
13 14 (5.60%) WCF
14 13 (5.20%) STL
15 12 (4.80%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.40%) Computer Science
2 30 (12.00%) Open Source
3 20 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.80%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (3.60%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.60%) Home Automation
7 5 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.60%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.60%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.20%) Physics
10 2 (0.80%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.80%) SCORM
10 2 (0.80%) Life Science
10 2 (0.80%) IPTV
10 2 (0.80%) DataPower
10 2 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (24.40%) Linux
2 39 (15.60%) Windows
3 32 (12.80%) UNIX
4 11 (4.40%) Android
4 11 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.80%) SUSE
6 2 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.80%) VMS
6 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.80%) Solaris
6 2 (0.80%) AIX
6 2 (0.80%) CentOS
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (76.40%) Software Engineering
2 65 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.20%) OO
4 33 (13.20%) UML
5 20 (8.00%) TDD
5 20 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 18 (7.20%) Web Development
6 18 (7.20%) Unit Testing
6 18 (7.20%) MVC
6 18 (7.20%) OOD
7 17 (6.80%) Migration
7 17 (6.80%) Scrum
8 15 (6.00%) Test Scripting
9 14 (5.60%) System Testing
9 14 (5.60%) OOA/OOD
10 13 (5.20%) E-Commerce
10 13 (5.20%) Automated Testing
10 13 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.20%) Multithreading
10 13 (5.20%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 87 (34.80%) C#
2 84 (33.60%) Java
3 83 (33.20%) C++
3 83 (33.20%) SQL
4 76 (30.40%) JavaScript
5 38 (15.20%) C
6 27 (10.80%) Python
7 23 (9.20%) PHP
8 22 (8.80%) PL/SQL
9 15 (6.00%) Perl
10 9 (3.60%) Assembly Language
11 8 (3.20%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.20%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.20%) VC++
12 7 (2.80%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.80%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.00%) AspectJ
14 2 (0.80%) Ruby
14 2 (0.80%) VBScript
14 2 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (26.80%) Degree
2 13 (5.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (5.20%) ISEB
2 13 (5.20%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) PhD
6 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.40%) QA
2 13 (5.20%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (2.80%) Firmware
2 4 (1.60%) NFS
3 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.80%) StatsD
2 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (19.60%) Oracle
2 43 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.40%) HP
4 10 (4.00%) McAfee
4 10 (4.00%) Cramer
5 9 (3.60%) MetaSolv
5 9 (3.60%) BEA
6 7 (2.80%) EMC
6 7 (2.80%) NEC
7 6 (2.40%) Teradata
7 6 (2.40%) Telerik
8 5 (2.00%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.60%) Informatica
10 3 (1.20%) QNX
10 3 (1.20%) IBM
10 3 (1.20%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.80%) Sophos
11 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.80%) Remedy
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