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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 50 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 262 312 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.77% 5.89% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 7.43% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 221 254 207
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
4454 4199 3971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.06% 79.26% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3065 3195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -8 115 £50,000 +33.33% 14
Bracknell -7 39 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Newbury -8 35 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Slough -8 16 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Maidenhead +8 14 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Windsor -14 7 £26,500 -41.11%
Wokingham -4 4 £35,000 -65.00%
Hungerford -4 2 £32,500 - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 191 (42.63%) JavaScript
2 177 (39.51%) Java
3 159 (35.49%) C#
4 154 (34.38%) .NET
5 149 (33.26%) SQL
6 148 (33.04%) HTML
7 146 (32.59%) Degree
8 144 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
9 120 (26.79%) C++
10 112 (25.00%) CSS
11 99 (22.10%) SQL Server
12 97 (21.65%) ASP.NET
12 97 (21.65%) Finance
13 96 (21.43%) Web Services
14 91 (20.31%) Linux
14 91 (20.31%) Oracle
14 91 (20.31%) Computer Science
15 83 (18.53%) Microsoft
16 82 (18.30%) jQuery
17 80 (17.86%) OO
18 78 (17.41%) Spring
19 77 (17.19%) Windows
20 72 (16.07%) HTML5
21 71 (15.85%) TDD
22 70 (15.63%) MVC
22 70 (15.63%) Ajax
23 69 (15.40%) XML
24 63 (14.06%) Relational Database
25 62 (13.84%) C
26 59 (13.17%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (6.92%) WebSphere
2 30 (6.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 30 (6.70%) CMS
3 26 (5.80%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.46%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 16 (3.57%) Apache
7 15 (3.35%) JBoss
8 13 (2.90%) Umbraco
9 11 (2.46%) Drupal
9 11 (2.46%) Node.js
10 10 (2.23%) Joomla!
11 9 (2.01%) IIS
12 7 (1.56%) SharePoint
13 6 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.89%) Resin
15 2 (0.45%) concrete5
15 2 (0.45%) DNN
16 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 59 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.89%) MS Office
3 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.45%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 17 (3.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.58%) SaaS
2 5 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.89%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.67%) GitHub
5 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.03%) LDAP
2 21 (4.69%) Ethernet
2 21 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 18 (4.02%) MPLS
3 18 (4.02%) SDH
4 16 (3.57%) HTTP
5 14 (3.13%) FTP
6 10 (2.23%) Kerberos
7 7 (1.56%) SSL
8 6 (1.34%) Internet
8 6 (1.34%) SAN
8 6 (1.34%) Firewall
8 6 (1.34%) NAS
9 4 (0.89%) SMTP
9 4 (0.89%) DNS
9 4 (0.89%) IMAP
10 2 (0.45%) Broadband
10 2 (0.45%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 63 (14.06%) Relational Database
3 53 (11.83%) RDBMS
4 33 (7.37%) MySQL
5 24 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 20 (4.46%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (3.35%) MongoDB
8 15 (3.35%) Big Data
9 12 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (2.01%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.79%) HPCC
13 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.89%) Redis
15 4 (0.89%) Pentaho
16 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (8.71%) Visual Studio
2 35 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.81%) Subversion
3 17 (3.79%) Toad
4 15 (3.35%) Maven
5 11 (2.46%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.23%) Selenium
7 8 (1.79%) Hudson
8 6 (1.34%) JUnit
8 6 (1.34%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.89%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.89%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.89%) RequisitePro
9 4 (0.89%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 4 (0.89%) JIRA
10 3 (0.67%) NuGet
10 3 (0.67%) Ant
11 2 (0.45%) InstallShield
General
1 97 (21.65%) Finance
2 49 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.24%) Advertising
4 18 (4.02%) Marketing
5 10 (2.23%) Banking
5 10 (2.23%) French Language
6 8 (1.79%) Retail
7 6 (1.34%) Legal
8 5 (1.12%) German Language
9 4 (0.89%) Electronics
10 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.45%) Military
11 2 (0.45%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 248 (55.36%) Software Engineer
2 200 (44.64%) Developer
3 79 (17.63%) Senior Software Engineer
4 67 (14.96%) Software Developer
5 51 (11.38%) Graduate
5 51 (11.38%) Java Developer
6 46 (10.27%) Senior Developer
7 43 (9.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 40 (8.93%) C# Developer
9 36 (8.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 32 (7.14%) .NET Developer
11 30 (6.70%) C# Software Engineer
12 28 (6.25%) Web Developer
13 27 (6.03%) Junior
14 26 (5.80%) Architect
14 26 (5.80%) Java Software Engineer
15 24 (5.36%) C++ Software Engineer
15 24 (5.36%) Junior Developer
16 22 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 22 (4.91%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (34.38%) .NET
2 148 (33.04%) HTML
3 112 (25.00%) CSS
4 97 (21.65%) ASP.NET
5 96 (21.43%) Web Services
6 82 (18.30%) jQuery
7 78 (17.41%) Spring
8 72 (16.07%) HTML5
9 70 (15.63%) Ajax
10 69 (15.40%) XML
11 52 (11.61%) SOAP
12 49 (10.94%) WPF
13 47 (10.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (8.48%) J2EE
14 38 (8.48%) Struts
15 33 (7.37%) WCF
16 32 (7.14%) RESTful
17 31 (6.92%) CSS3
17 31 (6.92%) Java EE
18 29 (6.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 91 (20.31%) Computer Science
2 49 (10.94%) Open Source
3 30 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.91%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
6 20 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.79%) Social Media
8 12 (2.68%) User Experience
9 11 (2.46%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.12%) Physics
13 4 (0.89%) MPEG
13 4 (0.89%) Clustering
13 4 (0.89%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.89%) DataPower
13 4 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 91 (20.31%) Linux
2 77 (17.19%) Windows
3 59 (13.17%) UNIX
4 6 (1.34%) CentOS
4 6 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.12%) SUSE
5 5 (1.12%) AIX
6 4 (0.89%) VMS
6 4 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.67%) Android
7 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.45%) Solaris
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (17.86%) OO
3 71 (15.85%) TDD
4 70 (15.63%) MVC
5 57 (12.72%) Web Development
6 53 (11.83%) UML
7 42 (9.38%) Web Application Development
8 41 (9.15%) Unit Testing
9 36 (8.04%) Scrum
10 35 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (7.81%) SOA
11 33 (7.37%) OOA/OOD
12 32 (7.14%) Migration
13 31 (6.92%) OOD
14 29 (6.47%) Validation
14 29 (6.47%) Integration Testing
15 28 (6.25%) Multithreading
16 24 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (5.13%) CRM
18 21 (4.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 191 (42.63%) JavaScript
2 177 (39.51%) Java
3 159 (35.49%) C#
4 149 (33.26%) SQL
5 120 (26.79%) C++
6 62 (13.84%) C
7 43 (9.60%) Python
8 31 (6.92%) Perl
9 28 (6.25%) T-SQL
10 27 (6.03%) PL/SQL
11 25 (5.58%) PHP
12 23 (5.13%) Ruby
13 18 (4.02%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.68%) VC++
15 8 (1.79%) Embedded C
15 8 (1.79%) Embedded C++
16 6 (1.34%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.34%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.34%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.34%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 146 (32.59%) Degree
2 8 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.56%) PhD
4 6 (1.34%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) AAT
6 1 (0.22%) ACCA
6 1 (0.22%) CIMA
6 1 (0.22%) PMP
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.94%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.23%) NFS
2 6 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.67%) Firmware
4 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.13%) Puppet
2 6 (1.34%) OpenAM
3 4 (0.89%) Nagios
3 4 (0.89%) Munin
4 1 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 91 (20.31%) Oracle
2 83 (18.53%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.92%) Sitecore
4 26 (5.80%) IBM
5 18 (4.02%) Cramer
6 17 (3.79%) BEA
7 16 (3.57%) MetaSolv
8 15 (3.35%) DevExpress
8 15 (3.35%) Telerik
9 12 (2.68%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.23%) Sybase
11 7 (1.56%) Ab Initio
11 7 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.34%) Remedy
13 4 (0.89%) Informatica
13 4 (0.89%) Teradata
13 4 (0.89%) Google
13 4 (0.89%) Zend
13 4 (0.89%) AppDynamics
13 4 (0.89%) SaltStack
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