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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 109 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 111 111 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.98% 2.00% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.15% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 95 108 102
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,000 £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
5203 5170 5610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.70% 93.22% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3687 4098 4734
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 30 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 30 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 -24 38 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Bracknell - 31 £35,000 - 3
Newbury +2 14 £43,750 +45.83% 2
Slough +11 13 £32,500 -13.33%
Maidenhead 0 11 £42,500 -22.72%
Wokingham - 2 £42,500 - 2
Windsor - 1 £57,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 164 (73.21%) Software Engineering
2 99 (44.20%) C++
3 93 (41.52%) Degree
4 85 (37.95%) C#
5 80 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 69 (30.80%) .NET
6 69 (30.80%) Windows
6 69 (30.80%) Linux
7 67 (29.91%) Java
8 57 (25.45%) SQL
9 41 (18.30%) C
10 39 (17.41%) HTML
10 39 (17.41%) JavaScript
11 38 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (16.07%) UNIX
13 34 (15.18%) TCP/IP
14 32 (14.29%) Python
15 31 (13.84%) XML
16 30 (13.39%) Oracle
16 30 (13.39%) ASP.NET
17 29 (12.95%) Web Services
18 27 (12.05%) Telecoms
19 26 (11.61%) Microsoft
20 25 (11.16%) CSS
20 25 (11.16%) QA
21 24 (10.71%) SQL Server
21 24 (10.71%) OO
22 21 (9.38%) Scrum
23 20 (8.93%) MS Excel
24 19 (8.48%) MVC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.23%) Node.js
3 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.34%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.34%) IIS
5 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.45%) Drupal
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.04%) SaaS
2 15 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.89%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.25%) GSM
3 12 (5.36%) HTTP
4 11 (4.91%) Ethernet
4 11 (4.91%) Internet
5 8 (3.57%) Wireless
5 8 (3.57%) GPRS
6 6 (2.68%) LDAP
6 6 (2.68%) UMTS
7 5 (2.23%) Network Security
8 4 (1.79%) SSL
8 4 (1.79%) SMS
9 3 (1.34%) SDH
9 3 (1.34%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.34%) MPLS
9 3 (1.34%) RTP
10 2 (0.89%) RTSP
10 2 (0.89%) DSL
10 2 (0.89%) VPN
10 2 (0.89%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.02%) MySQL
3 6 (2.68%) Big Data
4 5 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.79%) DB2
5 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.89%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.45%) QlikView
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (7.59%) Selenium
2 16 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.23%) WebDriver
4 5 (2.23%) MSBuild
4 5 (2.23%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.79%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.79%) Bugzilla
5 4 (1.79%) JIRA
5 4 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.34%) MSTest
6 3 (1.34%) Maven
7 2 (0.89%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.45%) Moq
8 1 (0.45%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.45%) Subversion
8 1 (0.45%) NUnit
General
1 27 (12.05%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.59%) Finance
3 13 (5.80%) Electronics
4 11 (4.91%) Banking
5 7 (3.13%) Retail
6 6 (2.68%) Games
7 5 (2.23%) French Language
8 3 (1.34%) Marketing
8 3 (1.34%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.89%) Publishing
9 2 (0.89%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (30.80%) .NET
2 39 (17.41%) HTML
3 31 (13.84%) XML
4 30 (13.39%) ASP.NET
5 29 (12.95%) Web Services
6 25 (11.16%) CSS
7 17 (7.59%) HTML5
8 14 (6.25%) RESTful
9 13 (5.80%) WPF
10 12 (5.36%) jQuery
10 12 (5.36%) .NET Framework
10 12 (5.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 11 (4.91%) J2EE
11 11 (4.91%) Spring
12 10 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (4.46%) WCF
13 9 (4.02%) REST
13 9 (4.02%) MFC
13 9 (4.02%) SOAP
13 9 (4.02%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 80 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.80%) Open Source
4 12 (5.36%) Client/Server
5 11 (4.91%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (3.57%) Firmware
6 8 (3.57%) Home Automation
6 8 (3.57%) IPTV
7 7 (3.13%) Device Driver
8 5 (2.23%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.79%) RIA
9 4 (1.79%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.34%) Physics
10 3 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.89%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.45%) Social Media
12 1 (0.45%) iPad
12 1 (0.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.80%) Windows
1 69 (30.80%) Linux
2 36 (16.07%) UNIX
3 11 (4.91%) Android
3 11 (4.91%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.23%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.34%) AIX
6 3 (1.34%) HPUX
6 3 (1.34%) Solaris
6 3 (1.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) uClinux
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (73.21%) Software Engineering
2 38 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.71%) OO
4 21 (9.38%) Scrum
5 19 (8.48%) MVC
6 15 (6.70%) UML
7 13 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (5.36%) Multithreading
9 11 (4.91%) TDD
10 10 (4.46%) Software Testing
10 10 (4.46%) Web Development
11 9 (4.02%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.02%) BDD
11 9 (4.02%) Android Development
11 9 (4.02%) iOS Development
12 8 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
12 8 (3.57%) Waterfall
13 7 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.13%) User Stories
13 7 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 99 (44.20%) C++
2 85 (37.95%) C#
3 67 (29.91%) Java
4 57 (25.45%) SQL
5 41 (18.30%) C
6 39 (17.41%) JavaScript
7 32 (14.29%) Python
8 17 (7.59%) Perl
9 10 (4.46%) Embedded C
10 9 (4.02%) PHP
11 8 (3.57%) Embedded C++
11 8 (3.57%) Assembly Language
12 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.23%) Ruby
14 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.34%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.34%) AspectJ
16 2 (0.89%) VB
16 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (41.52%) Degree
2 7 (3.13%) ISEB
3 5 (2.23%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.16%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) NFS
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (13.39%) Oracle
2 26 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.57%) NEC
3 8 (3.57%) EMC
4 5 (2.23%) HP
5 4 (1.79%) Sybase
5 4 (1.79%) McAfee
6 3 (1.34%) Cramer
7 2 (0.89%) Teradata
7 2 (0.89%) VMware
7 2 (0.89%) QNX
7 2 (0.89%) JBoss
7 2 (0.89%) Websense
7 2 (0.89%) Apple
8 1 (0.45%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.45%) Informatica
8 1 (0.45%) Nokia
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.45%) BT
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hungerford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £22,500+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago