The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 69 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 179 254 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.22% 4.61% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 6.32% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 157 245 207
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4091 4017 4403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.65% 72.89% 73.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2788 3111 3707
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -40 60 £45,000 +13.20% 12
Bracknell +18 28 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Maidenhead +15 27 £50,000 -2.43% 2
Newbury -4 20 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Slough -4 10 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Windsor - 5 £26,500 -
Ascot +9 2 £37,500 -
Hungerford -1 2 £51,000 +59.37% 3
Wokingham - 2 £72,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 176 (41.03%) Java
2 169 (39.39%) Degree
3 158 (36.83%) .NET
4 151 (35.20%) C#
5 148 (34.50%) JavaScript
6 134 (31.24%) C++
7 129 (30.07%) HTML
8 125 (29.14%) Linux
9 121 (28.21%) Computer Science
10 118 (27.51%) Windows
11 110 (25.64%) SQL
12 104 (24.24%) CSS
13 102 (23.78%) SQL Server
14 95 (22.14%) Oracle
15 77 (17.95%) ASP.NET
16 74 (17.25%) UNIX
17 72 (16.78%) XML
18 70 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
19 69 (16.08%) Microsoft
20 64 (14.92%) Ajax
21 61 (14.22%) J2EE
22 58 (13.52%) MVC
23 57 (13.29%) MS Excel
24 56 (13.05%) C
25 53 (12.35%) Relational Database
26 51 (11.89%) Python
27 48 (11.19%) Spring
28 47 (10.96%) Web Services
29 44 (10.26%) jQuery
30 43 (10.02%) SOAP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (6.76%) WebSphere
2 19 (4.43%) WebLogic
3 17 (3.96%) Apache
4 15 (3.50%) IIS
4 15 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (2.80%) CMS
6 11 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.10%) Resin
9 6 (1.40%) Drupal
9 6 (1.40%) Node.js
10 5 (1.17%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.93%) concrete5
12 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.23%) WordPress
13 1 (0.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 57 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.40%) MS Office
2 6 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.39%) SaaS
2 9 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.40%) Force.com
4 2 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.93%) TCP/IP
2 25 (5.83%) HTTP
3 24 (5.59%) Internet
4 14 (3.26%) GSM
5 11 (2.56%) Ethernet
6 10 (2.33%) Wireless
7 9 (2.10%) DNS
8 7 (1.63%) UMTS
8 7 (1.63%) GPRS
9 6 (1.40%) LDAP
10 5 (1.17%) Broadband
11 4 (0.93%) ATM
11 4 (0.93%) SSL
12 3 (0.70%) MPLS
12 3 (0.70%) VoIP
12 3 (0.70%) SMTP
12 3 (0.70%) SDH
13 2 (0.47%) SMS
13 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (23.78%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.35%) Relational Database
3 35 (8.16%) MySQL
4 32 (7.46%) RDBMS
5 15 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.50%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.03%) InterSystems Cache
7 11 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.33%) Big Data
8 10 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.10%) DB2
10 8 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.93%) Text Mining
13 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.93%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.90%) Subversion
3 19 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.50%) Eclipse
5 10 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.86%) JIRA
7 7 (1.63%) Selenium
8 5 (1.17%) TestNG
8 5 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.17%) Ant
8 5 (1.17%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.93%) Maven
9 4 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.47%) Rational Robot
10 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.47%) Hudson
11 1 (0.23%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.23%) Gradle
11 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 37 (8.62%) Finance
2 34 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.73%) Marketing
4 15 (3.50%) French Language
5 14 (3.26%) Electronics
6 11 (2.56%) Banking
7 10 (2.33%) German Language
8 9 (2.10%) Retail
9 8 (1.86%) Advertising
10 6 (1.40%) Games
11 5 (1.17%) Avionics
12 4 (0.93%) Publishing
12 4 (0.93%) Legal
13 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 204 (47.55%) Developer
2 164 (38.23%) Software Engineer
3 73 (17.02%) Software Developer
4 58 (13.52%) Java Developer
5 51 (11.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 41 (9.56%) Senior Developer
7 37 (8.62%) C# Developer
8 31 (7.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 31 (7.23%) .NET Developer
9 28 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (6.29%) Graduate
11 25 (5.83%) Programmer
12 23 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
13 20 (4.66%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (4.43%) ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (4.20%) Web Developer
16 17 (3.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 16 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 16 (3.73%) PHP Developer
18 15 (3.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (36.83%) .NET
2 129 (30.07%) HTML
3 104 (24.24%) CSS
4 77 (17.95%) ASP.NET
5 72 (16.78%) XML
6 64 (14.92%) Ajax
7 61 (14.22%) J2EE
8 48 (11.19%) Spring
9 47 (10.96%) Web Services
10 44 (10.26%) jQuery
11 43 (10.02%) SOAP
12 39 (9.09%) HTML5
13 38 (8.86%) .NET Framework
14 37 (8.62%) Hibernate
15 33 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (6.53%) Struts
17 25 (5.83%) WCF
18 24 (5.59%) WPF
18 24 (5.59%) JDBC
19 21 (4.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 121 (28.21%) Computer Science
2 33 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 32 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (5.83%) Open Source
5 15 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.26%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.56%) Clustering
7 11 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (2.10%) Data Integration
8 9 (2.10%) iPhone
8 9 (2.10%) DataPower
8 9 (2.10%) Physics
9 8 (1.86%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.63%) Firmware
10 7 (1.63%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.63%) Home Automation
11 6 (1.40%) W3C
12 5 (1.17%) Social Media
12 5 (1.17%) RIA
13 4 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 125 (29.14%) Linux
2 118 (27.51%) Windows
3 74 (17.25%) UNIX
4 18 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.50%) Solaris
6 14 (3.26%) AIX
7 12 (2.80%) Android
8 10 (2.33%) Debian
8 10 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.10%) CentOS
10 8 (1.86%) HPUX
11 7 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.70%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.70%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (13.52%) MVC
3 42 (9.79%) OO
4 38 (8.86%) Web Development
5 36 (8.39%) Scrum
6 27 (6.29%) TDD
7 25 (5.83%) SOA
7 25 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (5.36%) UML
8 23 (5.36%) CRM
9 22 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (5.13%) Multithreading
10 19 (4.43%) iOS Development
11 18 (4.20%) OOP
12 17 (3.96%) Unit Testing
13 16 (3.73%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.50%) OOD
14 15 (3.50%) Project Management
14 15 (3.50%) BDD
15 14 (3.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 176 (41.03%) Java
2 151 (35.20%) C#
3 148 (34.50%) JavaScript
4 134 (31.24%) C++
5 110 (25.64%) SQL
6 56 (13.05%) C
7 51 (11.89%) Python
8 32 (7.46%) PHP
9 23 (5.36%) Perl
10 13 (3.03%) MUMPS
11 12 (2.80%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.80%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.80%) Objective-C
11 12 (2.80%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.56%) PHP5
12 11 (2.56%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.10%) Embedded C
13 9 (2.10%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.86%) Ruby
15 7 (1.63%) F#
Qualifications
1 169 (39.39%) Degree
2 4 (0.93%) MCTS
2 4 (0.93%) ISEB
2 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.47%) AAT
4 2 (0.47%) PhD
4 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.47%) ACCA
4 2 (0.47%) CIMA
4 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.86%) QA
2 15 (3.50%) HL7
3 3 (0.70%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) NFS
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.10%) Nagios
1 9 (2.10%) Munin
1 9 (2.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 95 (22.14%) Oracle
2 69 (16.08%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.43%) IBM
4 18 (4.20%) JBoss
5 16 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.56%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.86%) Sybase
8 7 (1.63%) EMC
8 7 (1.63%) NEC
8 7 (1.63%) Ab Initio
9 6 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.17%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.17%) Apple
10 5 (1.17%) SAP
11 4 (0.93%) QNX
11 4 (0.93%) Zend
11 4 (0.93%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.70%) Google
12 3 (0.70%) Cramer
13 2 (0.47%) Teradata
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