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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 45 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 293 291 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.45% 5.43% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.73% 6.92% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 243 249 187
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
4353 4203 3881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.99% 78.37% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3203 3060 3008
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 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 +5 130 £47,500 +18.75% 24
Bracknell +18 59 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Newbury -1 37 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Maidenhead +4 17 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Slough +2 16 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Windsor -17 5 £25,000 -44.44% 3
Wokingham -3 2 £43,000 -57.00%
Hungerford -5 2 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 206 (42.74%) JavaScript
2 194 (40.25%) Java
3 186 (38.59%) .NET
4 182 (37.76%) C#
5 174 (36.10%) SQL
6 158 (32.78%) Degree
7 157 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
8 154 (31.95%) HTML
9 128 (26.56%) C++
10 121 (25.10%) CSS
11 118 (24.48%) ASP.NET
12 104 (21.58%) SQL Server
13 102 (21.16%) Web Services
13 102 (21.16%) jQuery
14 97 (20.12%) Finance
15 94 (19.50%) Linux
16 93 (19.29%) Microsoft
16 93 (19.29%) Computer Science
17 92 (19.09%) Oracle
18 91 (18.88%) TDD
19 89 (18.46%) OO
20 84 (17.43%) HTML5
21 83 (17.22%) Spring
22 78 (16.18%) MVC
22 78 (16.18%) Ajax
23 77 (15.98%) XML
24 76 (15.77%) Windows
25 70 (14.52%) C
26 69 (14.32%) Relational Database
27 67 (13.90%) Web Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 40 (8.30%) WebSphere
2 33 (6.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 33 (6.85%) CMS
3 31 (6.43%) WebLogic
4 28 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 21 (4.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 16 (3.32%) JBoss
7 13 (2.70%) Apache
8 12 (2.49%) Umbraco
8 12 (2.49%) Node.js
9 10 (2.07%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.87%) IIS
10 9 (1.87%) Joomla!
11 7 (1.45%) Drupal
12 6 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.62%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.41%) DNN
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.83%) MS Office
3 4 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (4.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.56%) SaaS
2 4 (0.83%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.62%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.39%) LDAP
2 23 (4.77%) SDH
2 23 (4.77%) Ethernet
2 23 (4.77%) MPLS
3 20 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 18 (3.73%) HTTP
5 15 (3.11%) FTP
6 11 (2.28%) Kerberos
6 11 (2.28%) SSL
7 6 (1.24%) NAS
7 6 (1.24%) SAN
7 6 (1.24%) Firewall
8 4 (0.83%) IMAP
8 4 (0.83%) SMTP
8 4 (0.83%) Internet
9 1 (0.21%) SNMP
9 1 (0.21%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 69 (14.32%) Relational Database
3 53 (11.00%) RDBMS
4 33 (6.85%) MySQL
5 26 (5.39%) Oracle Database
6 23 (4.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (3.94%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.90%) MongoDB
9 12 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.49%) Big Data
10 11 (2.28%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.04%) HPCC
14 5 (1.04%) DB2
14 5 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.83%) Redis
16 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.92%) Subversion
3 39 (8.09%) Visual Studio
4 22 (4.56%) Toad
5 20 (4.15%) Maven
6 15 (3.11%) Selenium
7 12 (2.49%) JUnit
8 11 (2.28%) JIRA
9 9 (1.87%) Ant
10 8 (1.66%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.04%) Hudson
12 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 4 (0.83%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.83%) Rational Rose
12 4 (0.83%) RequisitePro
12 4 (0.83%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.62%) Grunt
13 3 (0.62%) NuGet
13 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 97 (20.12%) Finance
2 47 (9.75%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.15%) Advertising
4 17 (3.53%) Marketing
5 9 (1.87%) French Language
6 5 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.04%) Banking
6 5 (1.04%) Retail
6 5 (1.04%) German Language
7 4 (0.83%) Automotive
7 4 (0.83%) Legal
8 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.41%) Billing
9 2 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 265 (54.98%) Software Engineer
2 213 (44.19%) Developer
3 92 (19.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 69 (14.32%) Software Developer
5 57 (11.83%) Java Developer
6 49 (10.17%) Graduate
7 46 (9.54%) C# Developer
8 42 (8.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 40 (8.30%) Senior Developer
9 40 (8.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 36 (7.47%) C# Software Engineer
11 35 (7.26%) .NET Developer
12 33 (6.85%) Java Software Engineer
12 33 (6.85%) Architect
13 27 (5.60%) Web Developer
13 27 (5.60%) .NET Software Engineer
14 26 (5.39%) Junior
15 25 (5.19%) C++ Software Engineer
16 24 (4.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (4.77%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (38.59%) .NET
2 154 (31.95%) HTML
3 121 (25.10%) CSS
4 118 (24.48%) ASP.NET
5 102 (21.16%) Web Services
5 102 (21.16%) jQuery
6 84 (17.43%) HTML5
7 83 (17.22%) Spring
8 78 (16.18%) Ajax
9 77 (15.98%) XML
10 59 (12.24%) SOAP
11 58 (12.03%) WPF
11 58 (12.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (8.71%) Struts
13 41 (8.51%) WCF
13 41 (8.51%) J2EE
14 38 (7.88%) RESTful
15 36 (7.47%) CSS3
16 35 (7.26%) JSON
17 33 (6.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 93 (19.29%) Computer Science
2 46 (9.54%) Open Source
3 33 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.64%) Mobile App
5 25 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
6 21 (4.36%) Social Media
6 21 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.28%) User Experience
8 6 (1.24%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.83%) Physics
10 4 (0.83%) DataPower
10 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.62%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.62%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.62%) MPEG
11 3 (0.62%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.62%) Home Automation
12 2 (0.41%) Blog
12 2 (0.41%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 94 (19.50%) Linux
2 76 (15.77%) Windows
3 62 (12.86%) UNIX
4 10 (2.07%) Android
4 10 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.04%) AIX
7 4 (0.83%) VMS
8 3 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.62%) SUSE
8 3 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (18.88%) TDD
3 89 (18.46%) OO
4 78 (16.18%) MVC
5 67 (13.90%) Web Development
6 51 (10.58%) UML
7 50 (10.37%) SOA
8 49 (10.17%) Web Application Development
9 45 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (8.92%) Unit Testing
11 42 (8.71%) Scrum
12 41 (8.51%) Validation
13 38 (7.88%) OOA/OOD
14 36 (7.47%) Migration
15 31 (6.43%) Integration Testing
16 30 (6.22%) OOD
17 27 (5.60%) Multithreading
17 27 (5.60%) System Testing
18 26 (5.39%) Test Automation
18 26 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 206 (42.74%) JavaScript
2 194 (40.25%) Java
3 182 (37.76%) C#
4 174 (36.10%) SQL
5 128 (26.56%) C++
6 70 (14.52%) C
7 48 (9.96%) Python
8 36 (7.47%) Perl
9 32 (6.64%) T-SQL
10 28 (5.81%) PL/SQL
11 25 (5.19%) Ruby
12 21 (4.36%) Shell Script
12 21 (4.36%) PHP
13 12 (2.49%) Embedded C
13 12 (2.49%) VC++
14 11 (2.28%) Embedded C++
15 9 (1.87%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.45%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.04%) AspectJ
18 4 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 158 (32.78%) Degree
2 24 (4.98%) VCP4
3 8 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.04%) PhD
6 4 (0.83%) PMP
6 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.62%) MCTS
8 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.58%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 11 (2.28%) NFS
2 6 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.62%) Firmware
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.07%) Puppet
2 6 (1.24%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 93 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 92 (19.09%) Oracle
3 34 (7.05%) Sitecore
4 29 (6.02%) IBM
5 23 (4.77%) Cramer
6 22 (4.56%) BEA
7 21 (4.36%) MetaSolv
8 16 (3.32%) DevExpress
8 16 (3.32%) Telerik
9 10 (2.07%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.66%) Google
10 8 (1.66%) Sybase
11 7 (1.45%) Ab Initio
11 7 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.83%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.83%) Adobe
13 4 (0.83%) Remedy
14 3 (0.62%) Teradata
14 3 (0.62%) EPiServer
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
AppDynamics
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago