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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 67 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 202 281 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.37% 4.83% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 6.22% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 180 249 250
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4706 4521 4142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.46% 77.69% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3144 3397 3331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -28 71 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Maidenhead +5 30 £42,500 -5.55%
Slough -7 25 £28,500 -24.00% 2
Newbury -5 23 £35,000 -18.12% 1
Windsor -8 16 £26,500 -3.63%
Bracknell -16 16 £36,250 -21.62% 3
Wokingham - 8 £30,000 -
Hungerford -6 4 £47,500 +13.09%
Ascot - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 159 (42.40%) Degree
2 148 (39.47%) Java
2 148 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 140 (37.33%) HTML
4 115 (30.67%) SQL
4 115 (30.67%) CSS
5 113 (30.13%) C#
6 108 (28.80%) .NET
7 103 (27.47%) C++
8 102 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (26.67%) Computer Science
10 86 (22.93%) Linux
11 72 (19.20%) Windows
11 72 (19.20%) Finance
12 71 (18.93%) SQL Server
13 70 (18.67%) Oracle
14 66 (17.60%) XML
15 62 (16.53%) Web Services
16 57 (15.20%) jQuery
17 56 (14.93%) ASP.NET
18 54 (14.40%) PHP
19 53 (14.13%) UNIX
19 53 (14.13%) HTML5
20 51 (13.60%) OO
20 51 (13.60%) C
21 50 (13.33%) MVC
22 48 (12.80%) Microsoft
23 47 (12.53%) Ajax
24 46 (12.27%) MS Excel
25 45 (12.00%) Telecoms

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 19 (5.07%) WebSphere
2 18 (4.80%) JBoss
2 18 (4.80%) CMS
2 18 (4.80%) Sitecore CMS
3 16 (4.27%) WebLogic
3 16 (4.27%) IIS
3 16 (4.27%) Drupal
4 14 (3.73%) Apache
5 12 (3.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.67%) Node.js
6 10 (2.67%) Resin
7 9 (2.40%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.87%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.60%) concrete5
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.27%) Jetty
Applications
1 46 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.67%) MS Office
3 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.53%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.00%) SaaS
2 12 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.33%) GitHub
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.47%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.07%) Ethernet
3 17 (4.53%) Internet
4 14 (3.73%) HTTP
5 13 (3.47%) LDAP
6 10 (2.67%) DNS
7 9 (2.40%) Wireless
7 9 (2.40%) GSM
8 8 (2.13%) GPRS
9 7 (1.87%) SDH
9 7 (1.87%) MPLS
10 6 (1.60%) Broadband
11 5 (1.33%) ATM
12 3 (0.80%) FTP
12 3 (0.80%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.80%) SMTP
13 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.53%) SSL
13 2 (0.53%) RTSP
13 2 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.93%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.73%) MySQL
3 41 (10.93%) Relational Database
4 28 (7.47%) RDBMS
5 23 (6.13%) Big Data
6 17 (4.53%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.73%) NoSQL
8 12 (3.20%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.60%) Pentaho
10 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.33%) DB2
12 4 (1.07%) Text Mining
12 4 (1.07%) Redis
12 4 (1.07%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.80%) Ingres
14 2 (0.53%) MS Access
14 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (9.60%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.07%) Subversion
3 17 (4.53%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.40%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.13%) Hudson
5 8 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.60%) JIRA
7 5 (1.33%) Maven
7 5 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.07%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.07%) Toad
8 4 (1.07%) Ant
9 3 (0.80%) JUnit
9 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.53%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.53%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.53%) Gradle
General
1 72 (19.20%) Finance
2 45 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.07%) Marketing
4 17 (4.53%) Banking
5 14 (3.73%) Electronics
6 13 (3.47%) Retail
7 11 (2.93%) French Language
8 8 (2.13%) Advertising
9 6 (1.60%) Games
9 6 (1.60%) Legal
9 6 (1.60%) German Language
10 5 (1.33%) Avionics
11 4 (1.07%) Military
11 4 (1.07%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 186 (49.60%) Software Engineer
2 163 (43.47%) Developer
3 53 (14.13%) Software Developer
4 50 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 45 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 42 (11.20%) Graduate
7 33 (8.80%) Senior Developer
8 29 (7.73%) Programmer
9 27 (7.20%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 24 (6.40%) Web Developer
11 19 (5.07%) C++ Software Engineer
11 19 (5.07%) Java Software Engineer
12 18 (4.80%) C# Developer
12 18 (4.80%) .NET Developer
12 18 (4.80%) Junior
12 18 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (4.53%) PHP Developer
13 17 (4.53%) Graduate Developer
14 16 (4.27%) Senior Software Developer
15 15 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (37.33%) HTML
2 115 (30.67%) CSS
3 108 (28.80%) .NET
4 66 (17.60%) XML
5 62 (16.53%) Web Services
6 57 (15.20%) jQuery
7 56 (14.93%) ASP.NET
8 53 (14.13%) HTML5
9 47 (12.53%) Ajax
10 41 (10.93%) Spring
10 41 (10.93%) J2EE
11 35 (9.33%) CSS3
12 29 (7.73%) SOAP
13 21 (5.60%) Servlets
13 21 (5.60%) Struts
13 21 (5.60%) Hibernate
14 20 (5.33%) Java EE
14 20 (5.33%) RESTful
15 19 (5.07%) WCF
15 19 (5.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 100 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 36 (9.60%) Open Source
3 28 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 14 (3.73%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (3.47%) User Experience
8 11 (2.93%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.93%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.67%) Clustering
9 10 (2.67%) Home Automation
10 7 (1.87%) Social Media
10 7 (1.87%) iPhone
10 7 (1.87%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.60%) iDTV
11 6 (1.60%) W3C
11 6 (1.60%) Xbox
12 5 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.33%) Physics
12 5 (1.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 86 (22.93%) Linux
2 72 (19.20%) Windows
3 53 (14.13%) UNIX
4 17 (4.53%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.47%) CentOS
5 13 (3.47%) Android
6 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.87%) Debian
7 7 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.60%) Solaris
9 5 (1.33%) SUSE
10 4 (1.07%) AIX
10 4 (1.07%) HPUX
10 4 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (1.07%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (13.60%) OO
3 50 (13.33%) MVC
4 41 (10.93%) UML
5 40 (10.67%) Web Development
6 27 (7.20%) Unit Testing
7 26 (6.93%) Scrum
8 24 (6.40%) OOD
9 22 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (5.60%) TDD
11 20 (5.33%) CRM
11 20 (5.33%) Multithreading
12 17 (4.53%) iOS Development
12 17 (4.53%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.00%) Integration Testing
13 15 (4.00%) SOA
13 15 (4.00%) Project Management
13 15 (4.00%) Content Management
14 14 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (3.73%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 148 (39.47%) Java
1 148 (39.47%) JavaScript
2 115 (30.67%) SQL
3 113 (30.13%) C#
4 103 (27.47%) C++
5 54 (14.40%) PHP
6 51 (13.60%) C
7 38 (10.13%) Python
8 25 (6.67%) Perl
9 19 (5.07%) PL/SQL
10 16 (4.27%) Ruby
11 13 (3.47%) PHP5
11 13 (3.47%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.93%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.67%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.67%) Embedded C
13 10 (2.67%) Embedded C++
13 10 (2.67%) Assembly Language
14 9 (2.40%) Objective-C
15 8 (2.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 159 (42.40%) Degree
2 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.07%) PhD
3 4 (1.07%) ISEB
3 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.07%) MCTS
4 3 (0.80%) ACCA
4 3 (0.80%) CIMA
4 3 (0.80%) AAT
5 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.53%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.13%) Firmware
2 3 (0.80%) NFS
3 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (2.67%) Nagios
1 10 (2.67%) Munin
1 10 (2.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (18.67%) Oracle
2 48 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.33%) Red Hat
4 18 (4.80%) Sitecore
5 11 (2.93%) Sybase
6 9 (2.40%) Remedy
7 8 (2.13%) IBM
7 8 (2.13%) EMC
7 8 (2.13%) Zend
7 8 (2.13%) NEC
8 7 (1.87%) Cramer
9 6 (1.60%) Teradata
10 4 (1.07%) Telerik
10 4 (1.07%) MetaSolv
10 4 (1.07%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.07%) BEA
10 4 (1.07%) Informatica
11 3 (0.80%) Adobe
11 3 (0.80%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.80%) QNX
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