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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 65 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 211 358 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.67% 6.19% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 7.84% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 185 285 264
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
4594 4565 4149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.84% 78.94% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 3311 3374
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -29 81 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Newbury -11 29 £45,000 - 2
Bracknell -18 29 £52,500 +10.52% 7
Slough -7 20 £38,750 -13.88%
Maidenhead +8 12 £52,500 +23.52%
Windsor -15 11 £26,500 -41.11%
Wokingham +6 5 £35,000 -65.00% 1
Hungerford -5 1 £32,500 -35.64%
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 179 (42.62%) JavaScript
2 160 (38.10%) Java
3 151 (35.95%) HTML
4 149 (35.48%) C#
5 147 (35.00%) Degree
6 141 (33.57%) SQL
7 139 (33.10%) .NET
8 132 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 122 (29.05%) CSS
10 105 (25.00%) C++
11 100 (23.81%) Finance
12 94 (22.38%) SQL Server
13 91 (21.67%) Computer Science
14 89 (21.19%) ASP.NET
15 88 (20.95%) Web Services
16 81 (19.29%) Linux
17 79 (18.81%) Oracle
18 77 (18.33%) Microsoft
19 76 (18.10%) jQuery
20 74 (17.62%) OO
21 69 (16.43%) Windows
22 68 (16.19%) HTML5
23 63 (15.00%) XML
23 63 (15.00%) MS Excel
23 63 (15.00%) MVC
24 60 (14.29%) Spring
25 59 (14.05%) Ajax
26 53 (12.62%) UNIX
27 52 (12.38%) TDD
28 51 (12.14%) Relational Database

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (7.14%) CMS
1 30 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 25 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 20 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.05%) Drupal
5 15 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 15 (3.57%) Umbraco
6 13 (3.10%) Apache
7 12 (2.86%) JBoss
8 11 (2.62%) Joomla!
9 10 (2.38%) Node.js
10 9 (2.14%) Oracle Service Bus
10 9 (2.14%) IIS
11 7 (1.67%) Resin
12 5 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.71%) concrete5
14 2 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.24%) Jetty
Applications
1 63 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.67%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.48%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.71%) SaaS
2 9 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.19%) GitHub
4 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 18 (4.29%) LDAP
2 18 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.33%) MPLS
3 14 (3.33%) SDH
4 10 (2.38%) HTTP
5 9 (2.14%) Internet
6 7 (1.67%) DNS
7 6 (1.43%) Kerberos
7 6 (1.43%) FTP
7 6 (1.43%) Broadband
8 5 (1.19%) ATM
9 4 (0.95%) GSM
10 3 (0.71%) GPRS
10 3 (0.71%) Wireless
11 2 (0.48%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.48%) NAS
11 2 (0.48%) SAN
11 2 (0.48%) Firewall
12 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.14%) Relational Database
3 43 (10.24%) RDBMS
4 40 (9.52%) MySQL
5 24 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 18 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 18 (4.29%) Big Data
7 15 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (2.38%) HPCC
10 8 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.43%) Pentaho
13 5 (1.19%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.95%) Redis
15 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.48%) Ingres
16 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
16 2 (0.48%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 29 (6.90%) Subversion
3 20 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.10%) Toad
5 12 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.38%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.14%) Hudson
7 9 (2.14%) Maven
8 8 (1.90%) Selenium
8 8 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.19%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.95%) Rational Rose
10 4 (0.95%) JUnit
10 4 (0.95%) JIRA
10 4 (0.95%) RequisitePro
10 4 (0.95%) ClearQuest
10 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.71%) NuGet
12 2 (0.48%) Gradle
General
1 100 (23.81%) Finance
2 47 (11.19%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.24%) Marketing
4 17 (4.05%) Advertising
5 16 (3.81%) Banking
6 10 (2.38%) Retail
7 7 (1.67%) Legal
7 7 (1.67%) Electronics
8 6 (1.43%) French Language
9 3 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.71%) Games
10 2 (0.48%) Military
10 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.48%) German Language
10 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Avionics
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 219 (52.14%) Software Engineer
2 200 (47.62%) Developer
3 66 (15.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 63 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 51 (12.14%) Graduate
5 51 (12.14%) Java Developer
6 49 (11.67%) Senior Developer
7 36 (8.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 34 (8.10%) C# Developer
9 32 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (7.38%) Web Developer
11 26 (6.19%) .NET Developer
11 26 (6.19%) Junior
12 24 (5.71%) Programmer
12 24 (5.71%) Junior Developer
13 22 (5.24%) Java Software Engineer
14 21 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
14 21 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
15 20 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
16 16 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (35.95%) HTML
2 139 (33.10%) .NET
3 122 (29.05%) CSS
4 89 (21.19%) ASP.NET
5 88 (20.95%) Web Services
6 76 (18.10%) jQuery
7 68 (16.19%) HTML5
8 63 (15.00%) XML
9 60 (14.29%) Spring
10 59 (14.05%) Ajax
11 40 (9.52%) SOAP
11 40 (9.52%) WPF
12 35 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (8.33%) CSS3
13 34 (8.10%) J2EE
14 31 (7.38%) WCF
15 27 (6.43%) Struts
16 26 (6.19%) RESTful
17 25 (5.95%) Java EE
18 24 (5.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 91 (21.67%) Computer Science
2 45 (10.71%) Open Source
3 33 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.52%) Mathematics
6 16 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.81%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (3.10%) Social Media
8 12 (2.86%) User Experience
9 9 (2.14%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.90%) Physics
11 7 (1.67%) Clustering
12 6 (1.43%) W3C
12 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.19%) Home Automation
13 5 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (0.95%) iPhone
14 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.95%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 81 (19.29%) Linux
2 69 (16.43%) Windows
3 53 (12.62%) UNIX
4 10 (2.38%) CentOS
5 9 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.43%) Android
7 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.19%) AIX
7 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.19%) SUSE
8 4 (0.95%) Debian
8 4 (0.95%) VMS
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.48%) Solaris
10 2 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (17.62%) OO
3 63 (15.00%) MVC
4 52 (12.38%) TDD
5 50 (11.90%) UML
6 49 (11.67%) Web Development
7 38 (9.05%) Unit Testing
8 35 (8.33%) Scrum
9 33 (7.86%) Web Application Development
10 31 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (6.67%) Multithreading
12 26 (6.19%) Migration
13 25 (5.95%) OOA/OOD
13 25 (5.95%) OOD
14 23 (5.48%) SOA
15 21 (5.00%) CRM
15 21 (5.00%) Content Management
15 21 (5.00%) Mentoring
16 20 (4.76%) Integration Testing
17 18 (4.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (42.62%) JavaScript
2 160 (38.10%) Java
3 149 (35.48%) C#
4 141 (33.57%) SQL
5 105 (25.00%) C++
6 50 (11.90%) C
7 39 (9.29%) PHP
7 39 (9.29%) Python
8 26 (6.19%) PL/SQL
8 26 (6.19%) Perl
9 22 (5.24%) T-SQL
10 21 (5.00%) Ruby
11 15 (3.57%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.14%) VC++
13 8 (1.90%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.67%) PHP5
14 7 (1.67%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.67%) Embedded C++
15 6 (1.43%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 147 (35.00%) Degree
2 7 (1.67%) PhD
3 6 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.48%) MCTS
5 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) AAT
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) PMP
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.24%) ACCA
6 1 (0.24%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.24%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.24%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.43%) NFS
2 3 (0.71%) Firmware
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.86%) Puppet
2 7 (1.67%) Nagios
2 7 (1.67%) Munin
3 2 (0.48%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (18.81%) Oracle
2 77 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 21 (5.00%) IBM
5 16 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.33%) Cramer
7 13 (3.10%) MetaSolv
7 13 (3.10%) BEA
8 11 (2.62%) Telerik
9 10 (2.38%) DevExpress
9 10 (2.38%) Sybase
10 9 (2.14%) Remedy
11 6 (1.43%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.43%) Teradata
12 5 (1.19%) Zend
13 4 (0.95%) Informatica
14 3 (0.71%) QNX
14 3 (0.71%) Adobe
14 3 (0.71%) EMC
14 3 (0.71%) EPiServer
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum plus 12% bonus and other benefits!
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £55000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7%, Med
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago