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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 68 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 175 249 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.19% 4.58% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 6.34% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 156 239 214
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £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
4041 3928 4496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.71% 72.22% 73.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2781 3083 3786
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 £32,500 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 14 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 14 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 -32 61 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Bracknell +22 31 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Maidenhead +5 20 £52,500 -4.54%
Newbury -17 16 £40,000 - 3
Slough 0 12 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Wokingham +11 4 £51,250 +31.41% 1
Windsor - 4 £32,000 -
Ascot +4 2 £37,500 -
Hungerford -2 1 £51,000 +59.37% 2
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 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.

1 180 (41.67%) Java
2 171 (39.58%) .NET
3 162 (37.50%) Degree
4 161 (37.27%) C#
5 146 (33.80%) JavaScript
6 141 (32.64%) C++
7 126 (29.17%) Linux
8 121 (28.01%) HTML
9 120 (27.78%) Windows
10 119 (27.55%) Computer Science
11 111 (25.69%) SQL Server
12 106 (24.54%) SQL
13 96 (22.22%) Oracle
13 96 (22.22%) CSS
14 81 (18.75%) ASP.NET
15 75 (17.36%) Microsoft
16 74 (17.13%) XML
17 73 (16.90%) UNIX
18 69 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
19 66 (15.28%) Ajax
20 60 (13.89%) MS Excel
20 60 (13.89%) MVC
21 59 (13.66%) C
22 58 (13.43%) J2EE
23 54 (12.50%) Relational Database
24 53 (12.27%) Web Services
25 51 (11.81%) Python
26 49 (11.34%) Spring
27 48 (11.11%) SOAP
28 46 (10.65%) OO

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 (6.71%) WebSphere
2 21 (4.86%) WebLogic
3 19 (4.40%) IIS
4 17 (3.94%) Apache
5 14 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (3.01%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.08%) CMS
8 8 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.62%) Resin
10 4 (0.93%) Node.js
11 3 (0.69%) concrete5
11 3 (0.69%) Drupal
12 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.23%) Liferay
13 1 (0.23%) Tornado
13 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.39%) MS Office
3 5 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.72%) SaaS
2 7 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.39%) Force.com
4 2 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 30 (6.94%) HTTP
3 24 (5.56%) Internet
4 14 (3.24%) GSM
5 10 (2.31%) Ethernet
6 9 (2.08%) Wireless
7 8 (1.85%) UMTS
8 7 (1.62%) VoIP
8 7 (1.62%) DNS
9 6 (1.39%) GPRS
9 6 (1.39%) SSL
10 4 (0.93%) CTI
10 4 (0.93%) LDAP
10 4 (0.93%) SMTP
11 3 (0.69%) SDH
11 3 (0.69%) Broadband
11 3 (0.69%) MPLS
12 2 (0.46%) DSL
12 2 (0.46%) RTP
12 2 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (25.69%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 34 (7.87%) MySQL
4 33 (7.64%) RDBMS
5 18 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.47%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.24%) NoSQL
8 13 (3.01%) InterSystems Cache
9 12 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.08%) DB2
11 8 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.85%) Big Data
11 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.93%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.93%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.93%) Text Mining
14 3 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.63%) Subversion
3 18 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 11 (2.55%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.31%) Selenium
7 8 (1.85%) JIRA
8 7 (1.62%) TestNG
9 6 (1.39%) Ant
10 5 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (1.16%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.93%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.69%) Maven
13 2 (0.46%) NUnit
13 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.46%) Rational Robot
13 2 (0.46%) Hudson
14 1 (0.23%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 38 (8.80%) Telecoms
2 27 (6.25%) Finance
3 14 (3.24%) French Language
4 13 (3.01%) Marketing
4 13 (3.01%) Electronics
5 10 (2.31%) German Language
6 7 (1.62%) Banking
6 7 (1.62%) Retail
7 6 (1.39%) Advertising
7 6 (1.39%) Games
8 5 (1.16%) Avionics
9 4 (0.93%) Publishing
10 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.69%) Legal
11 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 213 (49.31%) Developer
2 165 (38.19%) Software Engineer
3 79 (18.29%) Software Developer
4 60 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 52 (12.04%) Senior Software Engineer
6 44 (10.19%) Senior Developer
7 41 (9.49%) C# Developer
8 33 (7.64%) .NET Developer
9 30 (6.94%) C++ Software Engineer
10 29 (6.71%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (6.02%) Senior Software Developer
11 26 (6.02%) Programmer
11 26 (6.02%) Graduate
12 20 (4.63%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 19 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (4.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 16 (3.70%) Junior
16 15 (3.47%) Web Developer
16 15 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (3.47%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (39.58%) .NET
2 121 (28.01%) HTML
3 96 (22.22%) CSS
4 81 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 74 (17.13%) XML
6 66 (15.28%) Ajax
7 58 (13.43%) J2EE
8 53 (12.27%) Web Services
9 49 (11.34%) Spring
10 48 (11.11%) SOAP
11 44 (10.19%) jQuery
12 43 (9.95%) .NET Framework
13 41 (9.49%) Hibernate
14 37 (8.56%) HTML5
15 36 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (7.18%) WCF
17 30 (6.94%) WPF
18 28 (6.48%) Struts
19 24 (5.56%) JDBC
20 23 (5.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 119 (27.55%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 30 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (5.32%) Open Source
5 17 (3.94%) Client/Server
6 16 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.78%) Physics
8 11 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (2.08%) Data Integration
9 9 (2.08%) DataPower
9 9 (2.08%) Clustering
10 8 (1.85%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.62%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.62%) iPhone
11 7 (1.62%) RIA
12 6 (1.39%) Home Automation
12 6 (1.39%) Firmware
13 5 (1.16%) Social Media
14 4 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 126 (29.17%) Linux
2 120 (27.78%) Windows
3 73 (16.90%) UNIX
4 18 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.47%) Solaris
6 14 (3.24%) AIX
6 14 (3.24%) Android
7 11 (2.55%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.85%) HPUX
8 8 (1.85%) Debian
9 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.62%) CentOS
9 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.69%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (0.69%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (13.89%) MVC
3 46 (10.65%) OO
4 42 (9.72%) Web Development
5 35 (8.10%) Scrum
6 28 (6.48%) TDD
7 27 (6.25%) SOA
8 24 (5.56%) UML
9 23 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (5.32%) Multithreading
10 22 (5.09%) CRM
10 22 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (4.40%) OOD
12 18 (4.17%) OOP
12 18 (4.17%) Project Management
13 16 (3.70%) iOS Development
14 15 (3.47%) E-Commerce
15 14 (3.24%) Unit Testing
15 14 (3.24%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (3.24%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 180 (41.67%) Java
2 161 (37.27%) C#
3 146 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 141 (32.64%) C++
5 106 (24.54%) SQL
6 59 (13.66%) C
7 51 (11.81%) Python
8 27 (6.25%) PHP
9 25 (5.79%) Perl
10 14 (3.24%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.01%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.01%) MUMPS
12 10 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.31%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.31%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.85%) PHP5
13 8 (1.85%) Embedded C
13 8 (1.85%) Embedded C++
14 7 (1.62%) VB
14 7 (1.62%) F#
Qualifications
1 162 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (0.93%) MCTS
2 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.69%) ISEB
4 2 (0.46%) PhD
4 2 (0.46%) ACCA
4 2 (0.46%) CIMA
4 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.46%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.26%) QA
2 17 (3.94%) HL7
3 3 (0.69%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) NFS
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.62%) Nagios
1 7 (1.62%) Munin
1 7 (1.62%) Puppet
2 2 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 96 (22.22%) Oracle
2 75 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.94%) JBoss
3 17 (3.94%) IBM
4 12 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.85%) Sybase
5 8 (1.85%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.62%) Ab Initio
6 7 (1.62%) SAP
6 7 (1.62%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.39%) NEC
7 6 (1.39%) EMC
7 6 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.16%) Google
8 5 (1.16%) Apple
9 4 (0.93%) Websense
9 4 (0.93%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.69%) Zend
10 3 (0.69%) QNX
10 3 (0.69%) Cramer
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