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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 41 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 290 258 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.30% 4.61% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.50% 5.97% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 241 242 204
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £29,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £65,000 £61,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
4459 4325 3932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.52% 77.29% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3152 3021
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 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 27 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 +13 134 £45,000 +9.75% 18
Bracknell +32 59 £41,000 -13.68% 3
Newbury +2 32 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Maidenhead +1 19 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Slough +8 16 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Windsor -16 4 £26,250 -41.66% 3
Wokingham 0 2 £43,000 -56.78% 1
Hungerford - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 217 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 212 (42.15%) .NET
3 205 (40.76%) Java
4 204 (40.56%) C#
5 184 (36.58%) SQL
6 173 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
7 172 (34.19%) Degree
8 153 (30.42%) HTML
9 134 (26.64%) ASP.NET
10 122 (24.25%) CSS
10 122 (24.25%) C++
11 110 (21.87%) jQuery
12 109 (21.67%) SQL Server
13 106 (21.07%) Web Services
14 102 (20.28%) Microsoft
14 102 (20.28%) Computer Science
15 97 (19.28%) Linux
16 96 (19.09%) TDD
16 96 (19.09%) Finance
17 94 (18.69%) Oracle
18 92 (18.29%) OO
19 88 (17.50%) MVC
20 87 (17.30%) Ajax
21 86 (17.10%) Spring
22 85 (16.90%) HTML5
23 81 (16.10%) Windows
23 81 (16.10%) XML
24 77 (15.31%) Web Development
25 74 (14.71%) Relational Database
26 70 (13.92%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 46 (9.15%) WebSphere
2 37 (7.36%) WebLogic
3 35 (6.96%) CMS
4 34 (6.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 30 (5.96%) Tomcat
6 22 (4.37%) Oracle Service Bus
7 20 (3.98%) JBoss
8 14 (2.78%) Apache
9 13 (2.58%) Node.js
10 12 (2.39%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.39%) Umbraco
11 9 (1.79%) IIS
11 9 (1.79%) Joomla!
12 6 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.19%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.99%) Drupal
14 2 (0.40%) DNN
15 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 64 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.80%) MS Office
2 4 (0.80%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (4.37%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.57%) SaaS
2 6 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (1.19%) Google App Engine
2 6 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.80%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.17%) LDAP
2 25 (4.97%) SDH
2 25 (4.97%) Ethernet
2 25 (4.97%) MPLS
3 19 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 18 (3.58%) HTTP
5 15 (2.98%) FTP
6 12 (2.39%) SSL
7 11 (2.19%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.19%) Firewall
8 6 (1.19%) NAS
8 6 (1.19%) SAN
8 6 (1.19%) Internet
9 4 (0.80%) SMTP
9 4 (0.80%) IMAP
10 1 (0.20%) SNMP
10 1 (0.20%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 74 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 54 (10.74%) RDBMS
4 38 (7.55%) MySQL
5 28 (5.57%) Oracle Database
6 25 (4.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 20 (3.98%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.78%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.19%) DB2
11 6 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.80%) Big Data
13 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.60%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (11.53%) Git (software)
2 45 (8.95%) Subversion
3 39 (7.75%) Visual Studio
4 24 (4.77%) Toad
4 24 (4.77%) Maven
5 20 (3.98%) Selenium
6 16 (3.18%) JIRA
7 15 (2.98%) JUnit
8 12 (2.39%) Ant
9 11 (2.19%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.99%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.99%) ClearQuest
10 5 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.99%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.80%) Grunt
11 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 4 (0.80%) JBehave
11 4 (0.80%) RequisitePro
11 4 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (19.09%) Finance
2 45 (8.95%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.17%) Advertising
4 20 (3.98%) Marketing
5 9 (1.79%) French Language
6 7 (1.39%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.99%) Automotive
9 4 (0.80%) German Language
9 4 (0.80%) Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.60%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Avionics
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Retail
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 268 (53.28%) Software Engineer
2 224 (44.53%) Developer
3 99 (19.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 72 (14.31%) Software Developer
5 58 (11.53%) Java Developer
6 49 (9.74%) C# Developer
7 47 (9.34%) Graduate
8 43 (8.55%) Senior Developer
9 42 (8.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 41 (8.15%) C# Software Engineer
11 40 (7.95%) .NET Developer
11 40 (7.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 39 (7.75%) Architect
13 33 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
14 29 (5.77%) .NET Software Engineer
15 28 (5.57%) Junior
16 27 (5.37%) Web Developer
17 25 (4.97%) Junior Developer
18 24 (4.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 23 (4.57%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (42.15%) .NET
2 153 (30.42%) HTML
3 134 (26.64%) ASP.NET
4 122 (24.25%) CSS
5 110 (21.87%) jQuery
6 106 (21.07%) Web Services
7 87 (17.30%) Ajax
8 86 (17.10%) Spring
9 85 (16.90%) HTML5
10 81 (16.10%) XML
11 68 (13.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 63 (12.52%) WPF
13 62 (12.33%) SOAP
14 44 (8.75%) WCF
15 43 (8.55%) JSON
15 43 (8.55%) J2EE
16 42 (8.35%) Struts
17 40 (7.95%) RESTful
18 39 (7.75%) AngularJS
19 35 (6.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 102 (20.28%) Computer Science
2 48 (9.54%) Open Source
3 38 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 32 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
6 24 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.58%) Social Media
8 11 (2.19%) User Experience
9 6 (1.19%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.80%) Physics
11 4 (0.80%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.80%) DataPower
11 4 (0.80%) Home Automation
12 3 (0.60%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.60%) MPEG
13 2 (0.40%) DTV
13 2 (0.40%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 97 (19.28%) Linux
2 81 (16.10%) Windows
3 58 (11.53%) UNIX
4 13 (2.58%) Android
4 13 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.80%) AIX
7 3 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.40%) VMS
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.40%) SUSE
8 2 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (19.09%) TDD
3 92 (18.29%) OO
4 88 (17.50%) MVC
5 77 (15.31%) Web Development
6 59 (11.73%) SOA
7 58 (11.53%) Web Application Development
8 52 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (9.54%) Unit Testing
10 45 (8.95%) UML
10 45 (8.95%) Validation
10 45 (8.95%) Scrum
11 39 (7.75%) OOA/OOD
12 37 (7.36%) Migration
13 32 (6.36%) System Testing
14 28 (5.57%) Multithreading
14 28 (5.57%) Test Automation
15 26 (5.17%) Mentoring
15 26 (5.17%) Integration Testing
15 26 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 217 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 205 (40.76%) Java
3 204 (40.56%) C#
4 184 (36.58%) SQL
5 122 (24.25%) C++
6 70 (13.92%) C
7 49 (9.74%) Python
8 33 (6.56%) T-SQL
9 29 (5.77%) Perl
10 28 (5.57%) Ruby
10 28 (5.57%) PL/SQL
11 27 (5.37%) PHP
12 20 (3.98%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.58%) Embedded C
14 12 (2.39%) VB.NET
15 11 (2.19%) VC++
15 11 (2.19%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.39%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.19%) JAQL
18 5 (0.99%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 172 (34.19%) Degree
2 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.19%) PhD
4 6 (1.19%) MCTS
4 6 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.99%) PMP
5 5 (0.99%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.33%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.19%) NFS
2 6 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.80%) Firmware
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.19%) Puppet
2 6 (1.19%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 102 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 94 (18.69%) Oracle
3 35 (6.96%) Sitecore
4 30 (5.96%) IBM
5 25 (4.97%) Cramer
6 24 (4.77%) BEA
7 23 (4.57%) MetaSolv
8 18 (3.58%) DevExpress
8 18 (3.58%) Telerik
9 12 (2.39%) AppDynamics
10 11 (2.19%) Google
11 7 (1.39%) Ab Initio
11 7 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.19%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.99%) Sybase
14 4 (0.80%) SaltStack
15 3 (0.60%) BT
15 3 (0.60%) VMware
15 3 (0.60%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.60%) Remedy
Newbury, Berkshire
Endeavour Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eemaan
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 10% bonus, plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, training
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 5% bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 10 days ago