The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 39 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.86% 0.39% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 0.42% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 475 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 95.12% 92.23% 90.76%
Number of salaries quoted 294 313 357
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bracknell region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bracknell

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 34 (72.34%) Software Engineering
2 27 (57.45%) Degree
3 26 (55.32%) C
3 26 (55.32%) C++
4 24 (51.06%) Linux
5 23 (48.94%) TCP/IP
6 22 (46.81%) Computer Science
7 17 (36.17%) UNIX
8 13 (27.66%) Windows
9 12 (25.53%) Ethernet
10 11 (23.40%) C#
10 11 (23.40%) .NET
10 11 (23.40%) Python
10 11 (23.40%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (21.28%) MFC
11 10 (21.28%) Assembly Language
11 10 (21.28%) Home Automation
12 9 (19.15%) Electronics
13 8 (17.02%) GPRS
13 8 (17.02%) GSM
13 8 (17.02%) Embedded C
13 8 (17.02%) Embedded C++
13 8 (17.02%) EMC
13 8 (17.02%) Firmware
13 8 (17.02%) Wireless
13 8 (17.02%) NEC
13 8 (17.02%) Embedded Software Development
14 7 (14.89%) Java
14 7 (14.89%) QA
14 7 (14.89%) Android

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) TCP/IP
2 12 (25.53%) Ethernet
3 8 (17.02%) GPRS
3 8 (17.02%) GSM
3 8 (17.02%) Wireless
4 6 (12.77%) HTTP
5 5 (10.64%) SMS
6 3 (6.38%) LDAP
6 3 (6.38%) Kerberos
6 3 (6.38%) FTP
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security
7 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.26%) MPLS
7 2 (4.26%) SDH
8 1 (2.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) MS Access
1 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.26%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (19.15%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) MFC
3 4 (8.51%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) ODBC
4 2 (4.26%) Swing
4 2 (4.26%) J2SE
4 2 (4.26%) OLE DB
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) Velocity
4 2 (4.26%) JAX-WS
4 2 (4.26%) JavaFX
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) JDBC
4 2 (4.26%) JSP
4 2 (4.26%) Servlets
4 2 (4.26%) J2EE
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.40%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (21.28%) Home Automation
4 8 (17.02%) Firmware
5 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.26%) Physics
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Streaming Media
6 1 (2.13%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Linux
2 17 (36.17%) UNIX
3 13 (27.66%) Windows
4 7 (14.89%) Android
4 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.02%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Android Development
3 7 (14.89%) iOS Development
4 5 (10.64%) Software Deployment
4 5 (10.64%) Software Distribution
4 5 (10.64%) Release Management
5 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.38%) OO
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Web Development
6 2 (4.26%) UML
6 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.13%) Scrum
7 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) C++
1 26 (55.32%) C
2 11 (23.40%) C#
2 11 (23.40%) Python
3 10 (21.28%) Assembly Language
4 8 (17.02%) Embedded C
4 8 (17.02%) Embedded C++
5 7 (14.89%) Java
6 4 (8.51%) SQL
7 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.26%) VB
8 2 (4.26%) VC++
8 2 (4.26%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) NFS
2 2 (4.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) EMC
1 8 (17.02%) NEC
2 5 (10.64%) HP
2 5 (10.64%) McAfee
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Cramer
6 1 (2.13%) Apple