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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 53 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 212 290 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.36% 5.30% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 6.26% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 187 240 232
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
4148 4630 4653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.40% 84.60% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3353 3289 3323
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -4 98 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Bracknell -13 39 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Newbury -5 29 £57,500 +15.00%
Slough -16 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Maidenhead -5 8 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Windsor +11 2 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Wokingham - 2 £30,000 - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 172 (39.63%) C#
2 169 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (38.71%) Degree
4 164 (37.79%) Java
5 159 (36.64%) C++
6 133 (30.65%) .NET
7 120 (27.65%) JavaScript
8 112 (25.81%) Computer Science
9 110 (25.35%) Linux
10 106 (24.42%) HTML
11 101 (23.27%) TDD
12 100 (23.04%) SQL
13 98 (22.58%) CSS
14 82 (18.89%) Microsoft
15 78 (17.97%) SQL Server
16 76 (17.51%) Windows
17 75 (17.28%) Python
18 70 (16.13%) C
19 68 (15.67%) OO
20 65 (14.98%) Multithreading
21 64 (14.75%) Scrum
22 59 (13.59%) Oracle
22 59 (13.59%) SDLC
23 57 (13.13%) Finance
24 53 (12.21%) BDD
25 50 (11.52%) ASP.NET
25 50 (11.52%) Web Services
26 49 (11.29%) Ajax
27 47 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
27 47 (10.83%) XML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 29 (6.68%) Node.js
2 15 (3.46%) IIS
3 10 (2.30%) Apache
3 10 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.07%) CMS
5 7 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.15%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.46%) Drupal
9 2 (0.46%) JBoss
9 2 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (3.69%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.46%) Magento
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.99%) SaaS
2 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.22%) HTTP
2 22 (5.07%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.38%) Internet
4 18 (4.15%) FTP
5 14 (3.23%) LDAP
6 13 (3.00%) SMTP
7 10 (2.30%) Kerberos
8 9 (2.07%) SSL
9 8 (1.84%) DNS
9 8 (1.84%) POP3
9 8 (1.84%) SSH
10 7 (1.61%) GSM
10 7 (1.61%) LTE
10 7 (1.61%) UMTS
11 5 (1.15%) DVB
12 4 (0.92%) Junos
12 4 (0.92%) RS-232
12 4 (0.92%) RS-485
13 2 (0.46%) 802.15
13 2 (0.46%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.45%) Big Data
3 19 (4.38%) MySQL
4 15 (3.46%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.53%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.84%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.38%) Redis
10 5 (1.15%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.15%) HBase
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.92%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 47 (10.83%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (4.15%) Subversion
5 14 (3.23%) Maven
6 12 (2.76%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.84%) JIRA
8 6 (1.38%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.15%) LabVIEW
10 4 (0.92%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.92%) Selenium
11 3 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.46%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.46%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.46%) ProC
12 2 (0.46%) Trac
13 1 (0.23%) Capybara
13 1 (0.23%) JMeter
13 1 (0.23%) JUnit
13 1 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 57 (13.13%) Finance
2 31 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.15%) Electronics
4 15 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.53%) Banking
6 10 (2.30%) Advertising
7 9 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.84%) Marketing
9 4 (0.92%) Back Office
9 4 (0.92%) French Language
10 3 (0.69%) Games
11 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 232 (53.46%) Software Engineer
2 155 (35.71%) Developer
3 66 (15.21%) C++ Software Engineer
4 50 (11.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 45 (10.37%) .NET Developer
6 44 (10.14%) C# Developer
6 44 (10.14%) Graduate
7 43 (9.91%) Java Engineer
8 42 (9.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 41 (9.45%) Java Software Engineer
10 35 (8.06%) C# Software Developer
10 35 (8.06%) C# Software Engineer
11 33 (7.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 33 (7.60%) Software Developer
12 31 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
13 30 (6.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 29 (6.68%) Java Developer
15 25 (5.76%) Web Engineer
16 23 (5.30%) .NET Software Developer
16 23 (5.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (30.65%) .NET
2 106 (24.42%) HTML
3 98 (22.58%) CSS
4 50 (11.52%) ASP.NET
4 50 (11.52%) Web Services
5 49 (11.29%) Ajax
6 47 (10.83%) XML
7 42 (9.68%) jQuery
8 39 (8.99%) JSON
9 37 (8.53%) SOAP
10 34 (7.83%) STL
11 31 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 30 (6.91%) .NET Framework
12 30 (6.91%) REST
13 28 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 26 (5.99%) MFC
15 25 (5.76%) HTML5
16 22 (5.07%) COM
16 22 (5.07%) J2EE
16 22 (5.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 112 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 40 (9.22%) Mathematics
3 33 (7.60%) Physics
4 20 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.15%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 13 (3.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.30%) Digital Media
8 10 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.07%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.84%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.61%) User Experience
12 6 (1.38%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
14 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.69%) Social Media
15 2 (0.46%) Device Driver
15 2 (0.46%) MPEG
15 2 (0.46%) STB
Operating Systems
1 110 (25.35%) Linux
2 76 (17.51%) Windows
3 43 (9.91%) Unix
4 7 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.15%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.69%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (23.27%) TDD
3 68 (15.67%) OO
4 65 (14.98%) Multithreading
5 64 (14.75%) Scrum
6 59 (13.59%) SDLC
7 53 (12.21%) BDD
8 47 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (10.83%) MVC
9 35 (8.06%) OOP
10 33 (7.60%) UML
11 31 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 27 (6.22%) Web Development
13 26 (5.99%) Service Management
14 24 (5.53%) Service Delivery
15 23 (5.30%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.84%) Automated Testing
16 21 (4.84%) Data Management
16 21 (4.84%) SOA
17 17 (3.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 172 (39.63%) C#
2 164 (37.79%) Java
3 159 (36.64%) C++
4 120 (27.65%) JavaScript
5 100 (23.04%) SQL
6 75 (17.28%) Python
7 70 (16.13%) C
8 26 (5.99%) T-SQL
9 22 (5.07%) PHP
10 21 (4.84%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.00%) Ruby
12 8 (1.84%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.61%) Embedded C++
13 7 (1.61%) Scala
13 7 (1.61%) VB
14 6 (1.38%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.38%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.15%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.92%) Ada
Qualifications
1 168 (38.71%) Degree
2 16 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.53%) PhD
4 7 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCTS
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.84%) QA
2 8 (1.84%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.30%) NFS
2 7 (1.61%) HDFS
3 5 (1.15%) Docker
4 4 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (0.92%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.46%) Ambari
4 2 (0.46%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 59 (13.59%) Oracle
3 9 (2.07%) Google
4 8 (1.84%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.61%) VMware
6 5 (1.15%) HP
7 4 (0.92%) CA
7 4 (0.92%) EMC
7 4 (0.92%) Forcepoint
8 3 (0.69%) IBM
8 3 (0.69%) Informatica
8 3 (0.69%) Infovista
8 3 (0.69%) SAP
9 2 (0.46%) Adobe
9 2 (0.46%) Perforce
9 2 (0.46%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.46%) webMethods
9 2 (0.46%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.23%) Splunk
10 1 (0.23%) Syclo
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum + Industry leading benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Circa £25,000
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + stock + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + remote working
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago