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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 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 292 250 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.31% 4.34% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 5.69% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 243 232 208
Average salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £32,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,250 £61,500
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
4449 4391 3922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.95% 76.21% 73.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 3154 2963
Average salary £53,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.18% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +21 134 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Bracknell +24 51 £41,750 -9.72% 1
Newbury +1 32 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Slough +16 25 £50,000 - 3
Maidenhead +3 18 £52,500 +11.70% 1
Windsor -7 10 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Wokingham -5 1 £31,000 -42.85%
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 233 (42.67%) .NET
2 228 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 220 (40.29%) C#
4 212 (38.83%) Java
5 200 (36.63%) SQL
6 187 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
7 181 (33.15%) Degree
8 157 (28.75%) HTML
9 138 (25.27%) ASP.NET
10 132 (24.18%) CSS
11 122 (22.34%) jQuery
12 111 (20.33%) SQL Server
12 111 (20.33%) Linux
13 109 (19.96%) Computer Science
14 105 (19.23%) C++
15 103 (18.86%) Microsoft
15 103 (18.86%) TDD
16 102 (18.68%) Oracle
17 100 (18.32%) Web Services
18 99 (18.13%) MVC
18 99 (18.13%) OO
19 95 (17.40%) Ajax
20 92 (16.85%) Finance
21 91 (16.67%) HTML5
22 85 (15.57%) Windows
23 84 (15.38%) Spring
24 79 (14.47%) Web Development
24 79 (14.47%) Relational Database
25 78 (14.29%) XML
26 68 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (8.42%) WebSphere
2 37 (6.78%) WebLogic
3 35 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 31 (5.68%) CMS
5 30 (5.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 22 (4.03%) JBoss
6 22 (4.03%) Oracle Service Bus
7 17 (3.11%) SharePoint
8 16 (2.93%) Node.js
9 14 (2.56%) Apache
10 8 (1.47%) Umbraco
11 7 (1.28%) IIS
12 6 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.10%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.10%) Joomla!
12 6 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.55%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.37%) DNN
15 1 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 60 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.65%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.65%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (4.03%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.78%) SaaS
2 15 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (2.20%) Google App Engine
4 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.73%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.76%) LDAP
2 22 (4.03%) SDH
2 22 (4.03%) Ethernet
2 22 (4.03%) MPLS
3 21 (3.85%) HTTP
4 18 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.75%) FTP
6 12 (2.20%) SSL
7 11 (2.01%) Kerberos
8 9 (1.65%) Internet
9 6 (1.10%) Firewall
9 6 (1.10%) NAS
9 6 (1.10%) SAN
10 4 (0.73%) SMTP
10 4 (0.73%) IMAP
11 1 (0.18%) AMQP
11 1 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 79 (14.47%) Relational Database
3 49 (8.97%) RDBMS
4 44 (8.06%) MySQL
5 24 (4.40%) Oracle Database
6 22 (4.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (3.48%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (2.93%) Hadoop
10 15 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.20%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.10%) DB2
14 6 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.10%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.37%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 62 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.88%) Subversion
3 40 (7.33%) Visual Studio
4 28 (5.13%) Maven
5 23 (4.21%) Selenium
6 21 (3.85%) Toad
7 19 (3.48%) JIRA
8 15 (2.75%) JUnit
9 14 (2.56%) Ant
9 14 (2.56%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (1.28%) Grunt
11 6 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.10%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.10%) ClearCase
11 6 (1.10%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.73%) RequisitePro
13 4 (0.73%) JBehave
13 4 (0.73%) Rational Rose
General
1 92 (16.85%) Finance
2 48 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.13%) Advertising
4 21 (3.85%) Marketing
5 12 (2.20%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.65%) French Language
7 9 (1.65%) Banking
8 7 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.92%) Automotive
10 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.73%) German Language
11 3 (0.55%) Electronics
12 2 (0.37%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) Avionics
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 268 (49.08%) Software Engineer
2 249 (45.60%) Developer
3 100 (18.32%) Senior Software Engineer
4 67 (12.27%) Software Developer
5 61 (11.17%) Java Developer
6 60 (10.99%) C# Developer
7 50 (9.16%) .NET Developer
7 50 (9.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 49 (8.97%) Senior Developer
9 46 (8.42%) C# Software Engineer
10 40 (7.33%) Architect
11 39 (7.14%) Graduate
12 35 (6.41%) Java Software Engineer
13 30 (5.49%) .NET Software Engineer
14 28 (5.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 25 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (4.58%) Junior
16 23 (4.21%) Junior Developer
17 22 (4.03%) Web Developer
17 22 (4.03%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (42.67%) .NET
2 157 (28.75%) HTML
3 138 (25.27%) ASP.NET
4 132 (24.18%) CSS
5 122 (22.34%) jQuery
6 100 (18.32%) Web Services
7 95 (17.40%) Ajax
8 91 (16.67%) HTML5
9 84 (15.38%) Spring
10 78 (14.29%) XML
11 68 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (10.62%) WPF
13 56 (10.26%) SOAP
14 51 (9.34%) AngularJS
15 48 (8.79%) JSON
16 43 (7.88%) WCF
17 42 (7.69%) J2EE
18 41 (7.51%) RESTful
19 40 (7.33%) Struts
20 39 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 109 (19.96%) Computer Science
2 52 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (9.16%) Open Source
4 43 (7.88%) Mobile App
5 31 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (4.58%) Embedded Systems
7 22 (4.03%) Social Media
8 18 (3.30%) User Experience
9 6 (1.10%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.10%) Home Automation
9 6 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (0.92%) DataPower
10 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.92%) Physics
10 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.73%) Life Science
12 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.55%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.37%) CUDA
13 2 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 111 (20.33%) Linux
2 85 (15.57%) Windows
3 62 (11.36%) UNIX
4 15 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.75%) Android
5 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.73%) AIX
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.37%) Solaris
9 2 (0.37%) VMS
9 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (18.86%) TDD
3 99 (18.13%) MVC
3 99 (18.13%) OO
4 79 (14.47%) Web Development
5 66 (12.09%) SOA
6 63 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (10.26%) Web Application Development
8 48 (8.79%) Unit Testing
9 47 (8.61%) Validation
10 46 (8.42%) Scrum
11 42 (7.69%) UML
12 38 (6.96%) OOP
12 38 (6.96%) System Testing
13 32 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (5.68%) OOA/OOD
15 30 (5.49%) Migration
15 30 (5.49%) Test Automation
16 29 (5.31%) Software Architecture
16 29 (5.31%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 228 (41.76%) JavaScript
2 220 (40.29%) C#
3 212 (38.83%) Java
4 200 (36.63%) SQL
5 105 (19.23%) C++
6 64 (11.72%) C
7 44 (8.06%) Python
8 37 (6.78%) PHP
9 33 (6.04%) T-SQL
10 28 (5.13%) Ruby
11 23 (4.21%) PL/SQL
12 22 (4.03%) Perl
13 18 (3.30%) Shell Script
14 17 (3.11%) VB.NET
15 16 (2.93%) Embedded C
16 12 (2.20%) VB
17 11 (2.01%) Embedded C++
18 8 (1.47%) VC++
19 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
20 6 (1.10%) JAQL
Qualifications
1 181 (33.15%) Degree
2 16 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.47%) PhD
4 8 (1.47%) PMP
4 8 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.10%) MCTS
7 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (11.17%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (2.01%) NFS
2 6 (1.10%) Firmware
2 6 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) XenServer
4 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.20%) Puppet
2 6 (1.10%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 103 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 102 (18.68%) Oracle
3 31 (5.68%) IBM
3 31 (5.68%) Sitecore
4 22 (4.03%) Cramer
5 21 (3.85%) BEA
6 20 (3.66%) MetaSolv
7 17 (3.11%) Google
8 16 (2.93%) Telerik
8 16 (2.93%) DevExpress
9 15 (2.75%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.47%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.10%) PayPal
11 6 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.92%) Genesys
12 5 (0.92%) Adobe
12 5 (0.92%) BT
13 4 (0.73%) SaltStack
14 2 (0.37%) EPiServer
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60k DOE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 10% bonus, plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: Exc Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TalentSee
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TalentSee
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Data Intelligence
Posted: 27 days ago