The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 68 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 202 233 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.39% 4.24% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 5.70% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 179 223 202
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4482 4088 4164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 75.32% 74.41% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 3085 3440
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Berkshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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 69 £45,000 +18.42% 9
Maidenhead +11 30 £48,750 +2.63%
Newbury -7 27 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Bracknell +17 26 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Slough -9 14 £40,750 -4.11% 4
Windsor - 9 £40,000 -
Hungerford 0 4 £51,000 +59.37% 2
Wokingham - 4 £30,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 170 (40.96%) Degree
2 169 (40.72%) Java
3 144 (34.70%) JavaScript
4 132 (31.81%) .NET
5 129 (31.08%) C#
6 126 (30.36%) HTML
7 123 (29.64%) Computer Science
8 119 (28.67%) C++
9 118 (28.43%) Linux
10 114 (27.47%) SQL
11 109 (26.27%) CSS
12 104 (25.06%) Windows
13 89 (21.45%) Oracle
14 81 (19.52%) SQL Server
15 74 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
16 70 (16.87%) XML
17 64 (15.42%) UNIX
18 63 (15.18%) Ajax
19 62 (14.94%) J2EE
20 58 (13.98%) ASP.NET
21 55 (13.25%) MVC
22 54 (13.01%) C
22 54 (13.01%) Relational Database
23 53 (12.77%) Microsoft
24 51 (12.29%) Web Services
25 49 (11.81%) PHP
26 48 (11.57%) Python
26 48 (11.57%) MS Excel
26 48 (11.57%) Spring
27 46 (11.08%) Finance

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.82%) Apache
2 19 (4.58%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (3.13%) IIS
6 12 (2.89%) CMS
6 12 (2.89%) Resin
6 12 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (2.41%) Node.js
7 10 (2.41%) Drupal
8 6 (1.45%) concrete5
9 5 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.20%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.48%) Liferay
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 48 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.69%) MS Office
3 6 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.64%) SaaS
2 14 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.45%) Force.com
4 5 (1.20%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.16%) TCP/IP
2 21 (5.06%) HTTP
2 21 (5.06%) Internet
3 15 (3.61%) Ethernet
4 13 (3.13%) GSM
5 12 (2.89%) LDAP
5 12 (2.89%) DNS
6 11 (2.65%) Wireless
7 8 (1.93%) GPRS
8 7 (1.69%) Broadband
9 5 (1.20%) ATM
9 5 (1.20%) UMTS
10 4 (0.96%) FTP
11 3 (0.72%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.72%) SMTP
11 3 (0.72%) SDH
11 3 (0.72%) SSL
11 3 (0.72%) MPLS
12 2 (0.48%) DSL
12 2 (0.48%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 54 (13.01%) Relational Database
3 42 (10.12%) MySQL
4 35 (8.43%) RDBMS
5 16 (3.86%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.61%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.65%) Big Data
8 10 (2.41%) InterSystems Cache
9 9 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.17%) DB2
10 8 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.93%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.69%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.96%) Text Mining
13 4 (0.96%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.06%) Subversion
3 18 (4.34%) Eclipse
4 14 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.65%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.17%) JIRA
7 8 (1.93%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.45%) Maven
9 5 (1.20%) Ant
9 5 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.20%) Selenium
9 5 (1.20%) TestNG
9 5 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (1.20%) Hudson
10 4 (0.96%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.48%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.48%) Gradle
13 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
General
1 46 (11.08%) Finance
2 34 (8.19%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.34%) Electronics
3 18 (4.34%) Marketing
4 17 (4.10%) French Language
4 17 (4.10%) Banking
5 10 (2.41%) German Language
6 8 (1.93%) Retail
6 8 (1.93%) Advertising
7 5 (1.20%) Avionics
7 5 (1.20%) Games
8 4 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.72%) Military
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 179 (43.13%) Developer
2 170 (40.96%) Software Engineer
3 58 (13.98%) Software Developer
4 53 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 43 (10.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 37 (8.92%) Senior Developer
7 31 (7.47%) Graduate
7 31 (7.47%) C# Developer
8 28 (6.75%) C++ Software Engineer
9 27 (6.51%) .NET Developer
9 27 (6.51%) Programmer
10 25 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (4.82%) Web Developer
12 18 (4.34%) Senior Software Developer
13 17 (4.10%) PHP Developer
14 16 (3.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 16 (3.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 16 (3.86%) Consultant
15 14 (3.37%) Development Manager
15 14 (3.37%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (31.81%) .NET
2 126 (30.36%) HTML
3 109 (26.27%) CSS
4 70 (16.87%) XML
5 63 (15.18%) Ajax
6 62 (14.94%) J2EE
7 58 (13.98%) ASP.NET
8 51 (12.29%) Web Services
9 48 (11.57%) Spring
10 43 (10.36%) jQuery
11 39 (9.40%) SOAP
12 36 (8.67%) HTML5
13 30 (7.23%) Struts
13 30 (7.23%) Hibernate
13 30 (7.23%) .NET Framework
14 25 (6.02%) JDBC
15 23 (5.54%) RESTful
15 23 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (5.06%) JSON
17 20 (4.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (29.64%) Computer Science
2 34 (8.19%) Open Source
3 33 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (6.27%) Mathematics
5 15 (3.61%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.37%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (2.89%) Clustering
8 10 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.41%) Home Automation
9 9 (2.17%) Data Integration
9 9 (2.17%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.93%) Firmware
10 8 (1.93%) iPhone
11 6 (1.45%) Xbox
11 6 (1.45%) iDTV
11 6 (1.45%) W3C
12 5 (1.20%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.20%) Social Media
13 4 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 118 (28.43%) Linux
2 104 (25.06%) Windows
3 64 (15.42%) UNIX
4 16 (3.86%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.61%) CentOS
6 11 (2.65%) Solaris
7 10 (2.41%) Android
8 9 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.17%) AIX
8 9 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.93%) HPUX
9 8 (1.93%) Debian
10 7 (1.69%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.72%) SUSE
12 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (13.25%) MVC
3 36 (8.67%) OO
4 35 (8.43%) Scrum
5 33 (7.95%) Web Development
6 30 (7.23%) TDD
7 28 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (5.78%) SOA
8 24 (5.78%) CRM
9 23 (5.54%) UML
10 20 (4.82%) Project Management
10 20 (4.82%) DevOps
11 19 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.34%) Unit Testing
12 18 (4.34%) iOS Development
13 17 (4.10%) Multithreading
13 17 (4.10%) BDD
14 15 (3.61%) OOP
15 12 (2.89%) Load Balancing
16 11 (2.65%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (40.72%) Java
2 144 (34.70%) JavaScript
3 129 (31.08%) C#
4 119 (28.67%) C++
5 114 (27.47%) SQL
6 54 (13.01%) C
7 49 (11.81%) PHP
8 48 (11.57%) Python
9 21 (5.06%) Perl
10 13 (3.13%) PHP5
10 13 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.89%) Ruby
11 12 (2.89%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.65%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.41%) MUMPS
13 10 (2.41%) Embedded C
13 10 (2.41%) Embedded C++
13 10 (2.41%) Assembly Language
14 8 (1.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 170 (40.96%) Degree
2 4 (0.96%) MCTS
2 4 (0.96%) ISEB
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.72%) AAT
3 3 (0.72%) PhD
3 3 (0.72%) ACCA
3 3 (0.72%) CIMA
4 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.67%) QA
2 10 (2.41%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (0.96%) NFS
2 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (2.89%) Nagios
1 12 (2.89%) Munin
1 12 (2.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 89 (21.45%) Oracle
2 53 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.30%) Red Hat
4 21 (5.06%) JBoss
5 12 (2.89%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.65%) IBM
7 10 (2.41%) Sybase
8 8 (1.93%) EMC
8 8 (1.93%) NEC
8 8 (1.93%) Zend
9 6 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.20%) Remedy
11 4 (0.96%) QNX
11 4 (0.96%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.72%) Cramer
12 3 (0.72%) Apple
12 3 (0.72%) Informatica
13 2 (0.48%) SAP
13 2 (0.48%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.48%) Teradata
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