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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 69 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 208 231 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.51% 4.21% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 5.51% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 184 223 204
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
4598 4192 4226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.56% 76.34% 76.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3070 3143 3476
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -15 72 £50,000 +31.57% 11
Maidenhead +12 32 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Newbury -4 24 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Bracknell +3 20 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Slough -11 18 £32,500 -18.75% 11
Windsor - 13 £40,000 -
Hungerford 0 5 £49,250 +47.01%
Wokingham - 5 £30,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 164 (41.21%) Java
2 161 (40.45%) Degree
3 138 (34.67%) JavaScript
4 125 (31.41%) HTML
5 118 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (29.40%) SQL
6 117 (29.40%) .NET
7 114 (28.64%) C#
8 113 (28.39%) Computer Science
9 111 (27.89%) C++
10 110 (27.64%) CSS
10 110 (27.64%) Linux
11 93 (23.37%) Windows
12 82 (20.60%) Oracle
13 76 (19.10%) SQL Server
14 70 (17.59%) XML
15 66 (16.58%) UNIX
16 59 (14.82%) J2EE
17 58 (14.57%) Ajax
18 54 (13.57%) MVC
19 52 (13.07%) ASP.NET
20 51 (12.81%) C
20 51 (12.81%) PHP
20 51 (12.81%) Web Services
21 50 (12.56%) Finance
21 50 (12.56%) Relational Database
22 49 (12.31%) jQuery
23 46 (11.56%) Spring
24 44 (11.06%) MySQL
24 44 (11.06%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (4.52%) Apache
2 17 (4.27%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (3.52%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.27%) IIS
5 12 (3.02%) CMS
5 12 (3.02%) Resin
5 12 (3.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (2.76%) Node.js
6 11 (2.76%) Drupal
7 6 (1.51%) concrete5
8 5 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.50%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.25%) Liferay
11 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.76%) MS Office
3 6 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.50%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.30%) SaaS
2 14 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.51%) Force.com
4 5 (1.26%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 20 (5.03%) Internet
2 20 (5.03%) HTTP
3 15 (3.77%) Ethernet
4 13 (3.27%) LDAP
5 12 (3.02%) DNS
6 11 (2.76%) Wireless
6 11 (2.76%) GSM
7 8 (2.01%) GPRS
8 7 (1.76%) Broadband
9 5 (1.26%) ATM
10 3 (0.75%) MPLS
10 3 (0.75%) SSL
10 3 (0.75%) SMTP
10 3 (0.75%) FTP
10 3 (0.75%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.75%) SDH
10 3 (0.75%) UMTS
11 2 (0.50%) VPN
11 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 50 (12.56%) Relational Database
3 44 (11.06%) MySQL
4 34 (8.54%) RDBMS
5 18 (4.52%) Big Data
6 14 (3.52%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.27%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.51%) DB2
9 8 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.01%) InterSystems Cache
10 7 (1.76%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.26%) Pentaho
13 4 (1.01%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.01%) Text Mining
13 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.03%) Subversion
3 18 (4.52%) Eclipse
4 11 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.76%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.26%) JIRA
6 8 (2.01%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.76%) Hudson
8 6 (1.51%) Maven
9 5 (1.26%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (1.26%) TestNG
9 5 (1.26%) Selenium
9 5 (1.26%) Ant
10 4 (1.01%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.50%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.50%) Gradle
13 1 (0.25%) MSBuild
General
1 50 (12.56%) Finance
2 36 (9.05%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.77%) Marketing
4 17 (4.27%) French Language
4 17 (4.27%) Electronics
5 15 (3.77%) Banking
6 12 (3.02%) Retail
7 11 (2.76%) German Language
8 8 (2.01%) Advertising
9 6 (1.51%) Legal
10 5 (1.26%) Avionics
10 5 (1.26%) Games
11 4 (1.01%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.01%) Military
12 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 173 (43.47%) Software Engineer
2 172 (43.22%) Developer
3 56 (14.07%) Software Developer
4 52 (13.07%) Java Developer
5 42 (10.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 36 (9.05%) Senior Developer
7 34 (8.54%) Graduate
8 29 (7.29%) C# Developer
9 28 (7.04%) Programmer
10 26 (6.53%) C++ Software Engineer
11 23 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
12 22 (5.53%) .NET Developer
13 19 (4.77%) Senior Software Developer
14 18 (4.52%) Web Developer
14 18 (4.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 17 (4.27%) PHP Developer
15 17 (4.27%) Java Software Engineer
16 16 (4.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 15 (3.77%) Analyst
18 14 (3.52%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (31.41%) HTML
2 117 (29.40%) .NET
3 110 (27.64%) CSS
4 70 (17.59%) XML
5 59 (14.82%) J2EE
6 58 (14.57%) Ajax
7 52 (13.07%) ASP.NET
8 51 (12.81%) Web Services
9 49 (12.31%) jQuery
10 46 (11.56%) Spring
11 41 (10.30%) HTML5
12 36 (9.05%) SOAP
13 28 (7.04%) Hibernate
13 28 (7.04%) Struts
14 25 (6.28%) CSS3
15 23 (5.78%) JDBC
16 22 (5.53%) Servlets
16 22 (5.53%) RESTful
17 21 (5.28%) .NET Framework
17 21 (5.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (28.39%) Computer Science
2 35 (8.79%) Open Source
3 33 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (7.54%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (6.53%) Mathematics
6 14 (3.52%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (3.02%) Clustering
8 10 (2.51%) Data Integration
8 10 (2.51%) Home Automation
8 10 (2.51%) User Experience
9 9 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.01%) Firmware
11 7 (1.76%) iPhone
12 6 (1.51%) iDTV
12 6 (1.51%) W3C
12 6 (1.51%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.51%) Social Media
12 6 (1.51%) Xbox
13 5 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 110 (27.64%) Linux
2 93 (23.37%) Windows
3 66 (16.58%) UNIX
4 16 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.77%) CentOS
6 11 (2.76%) Android
6 11 (2.76%) Solaris
7 10 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.26%) AIX
8 9 (2.26%) HPUX
9 7 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.76%) Debian
10 5 (1.26%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.01%) SUSE
12 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (13.57%) MVC
3 35 (8.79%) Web Development
4 32 (8.04%) OO
5 31 (7.79%) Scrum
6 26 (6.53%) UML
6 26 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (6.03%) TDD
8 23 (5.78%) SOA
9 22 (5.53%) CRM
10 21 (5.28%) Mentoring
11 20 (5.03%) DevOps
12 19 (4.77%) Multithreading
12 19 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (4.77%) Project Management
13 18 (4.52%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.27%) iOS Development
15 15 (3.77%) OOP
16 12 (3.02%) Load Balancing
16 12 (3.02%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (41.21%) Java
2 138 (34.67%) JavaScript
3 117 (29.40%) SQL
4 114 (28.64%) C#
5 111 (27.89%) C++
6 51 (12.81%) C
6 51 (12.81%) PHP
7 38 (9.55%) Python
8 20 (5.03%) Perl
9 13 (3.27%) PHP5
9 13 (3.27%) Ruby
9 13 (3.27%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.02%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.51%) Embedded C
11 10 (2.51%) Embedded C++
11 10 (2.51%) Assembly Language
11 10 (2.51%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.01%) MUMPS
12 8 (2.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 161 (40.45%) Degree
2 5 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.01%) PhD
3 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.01%) ISEB
3 4 (1.01%) MCTS
4 3 (0.75%) AAT
4 3 (0.75%) CIMA
4 3 (0.75%) ACCA
5 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.54%) QA
2 8 (2.01%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.75%) NFS
2 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (3.02%) Nagios
1 12 (3.02%) Munin
1 12 (3.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 82 (20.60%) Oracle
2 44 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.53%) Red Hat
4 21 (5.28%) JBoss
5 13 (3.27%) Sybase
6 12 (3.02%) Sitecore
7 8 (2.01%) IBM
7 8 (2.01%) EMC
7 8 (2.01%) NEC
7 8 (2.01%) Zend
8 6 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.26%) Remedy
9 5 (1.26%) Teradata
10 4 (1.01%) QNX
10 4 (1.01%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.75%) Cramer
11 3 (0.75%) Informatica
12 2 (0.50%) Apple
12 2 (0.50%) Adobe
12 2 (0.50%) Google
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