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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 62 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.83% 2.68% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 2.90% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 12
Average salary £36,250 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.68% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
543 518 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 96.11% 92.67% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 307 313 320
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (61.70%) Software Engineering
2 21 (44.68%) Degree
3 20 (42.55%) C
3 20 (42.55%) C++
3 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
4 17 (36.17%) Linux
5 16 (34.04%) Ethernet
5 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
6 11 (23.40%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (23.40%) Windows
6 11 (23.40%) Java
7 10 (21.28%) C#
7 10 (21.28%) .NET
7 10 (21.28%) MFC
7 10 (21.28%) UNIX
7 10 (21.28%) HP
7 10 (21.28%) Assembly Language
7 10 (21.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (21.28%) McAfee
7 10 (21.28%) Software Deployment
7 10 (21.28%) Software Distribution
7 10 (21.28%) Home Automation
7 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
8 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
8 9 (19.15%) Release Management
8 9 (19.15%) Electronics
9 8 (17.02%) Wireless
9 8 (17.02%) NEC
9 8 (17.02%) Embedded Software Development
9 8 (17.02%) Firmware

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (12.77%) WebLogic
1 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
2 16 (34.04%) Ethernet
3 8 (17.02%) GPRS
3 8 (17.02%) GSM
3 8 (17.02%) SMS
3 8 (17.02%) Wireless
4 6 (12.77%) MPLS
4 6 (12.77%) SDH
4 6 (12.77%) HTTP
5 3 (6.38%) Kerberos
5 3 (6.38%) FTP
5 3 (6.38%) LDAP
5 3 (6.38%) Network Security
6 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MS Access
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Toad
2 2 (4.26%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.15%) Electronics
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) MFC
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 8 (17.02%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) SOAP
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) JMS
3 4 (8.51%) WSDL
3 4 (8.51%) JAXB
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%) J2EE
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) JDBC
4 2 (4.26%) JSP
4 2 (4.26%) Servlets
4 2 (4.26%) ODBC
4 2 (4.26%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.40%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (21.28%) Home Automation
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.26%) Physics
6 1 (2.13%) MPEG
6 1 (2.13%) Streaming Media
6 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 10 (21.28%) UNIX
4 7 (14.89%) Android
4 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.28%) Software Deployment
2 10 (21.28%) Software Distribution
3 9 (19.15%) Release Management
4 8 (17.02%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (14.89%) Android Development
5 7 (14.89%) iOS Development
6 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) TDD
8 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Web Development
9 2 (4.26%) UML
9 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) C
1 20 (42.55%) C++
2 11 (23.40%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) C#
3 10 (21.28%) Assembly Language
4 8 (17.02%) Embedded C
4 8 (17.02%) Embedded C++
5 7 (14.89%) SQL
6 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.77%) Python
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
7 2 (4.26%) VB
7 2 (4.26%) VC++
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Firmware
2 3 (6.38%) NFS
3 2 (4.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) HP
1 10 (21.28%) McAfee
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) EMC
2 8 (17.02%) NEC
3 6 (12.77%) Cramer
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.51%) BEA
5 4 (8.51%) MetaSolv
6 2 (4.26%) Sophos
7 1 (2.13%) Apple