The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 68 69 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 75 74 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.13% 3.26% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 3.57% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 40
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2254 2075 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 91.49% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1575 1554
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 104 (78.79%) Software Engineering
2 49 (37.12%) Java
3 48 (36.36%) C#
4 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
4 41 (31.06%) .NET
5 39 (29.55%) SQL
6 37 (28.03%) HTML
7 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (26.52%) Degree
9 32 (24.24%) C++
9 32 (24.24%) CSS
10 29 (21.97%) jQuery
11 28 (21.21%) Linux
12 27 (20.45%) OO
12 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
13 25 (18.94%) UML
14 24 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 24 (18.18%) System Testing
15 23 (17.42%) Web Services
15 23 (17.42%) Windows
15 23 (17.42%) Spring
16 21 (15.91%) MS Excel
16 21 (15.91%) Visual Studio
17 20 (15.15%) Oracle
17 20 (15.15%) MVC
17 20 (15.15%) Computer Science
17 20 (15.15%) Ajax
18 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET
18 19 (14.39%) Tomcat
18 19 (14.39%) Python

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 19 (14.39%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 11 (8.33%) Node.js
3 11 (8.33%) Apache
4 10 (7.58%) IIS
5 8 (6.06%) JBoss
6 6 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) Drupal
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) LDAP
2 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.55%) NAS
3 6 (4.55%) Firewall
3 6 (4.55%) SAN
3 6 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.82%) MySQL
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.85%) Selenium
3 12 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 6 (4.55%) Maven
6 4 (3.03%) RequisitePro
6 4 (3.03%) ClearQuest
6 4 (3.03%) Rational Rose
6 4 (3.03%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.27%) JIRA
7 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.52%) Ant
8 2 (1.52%) JUnit
9 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 11 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) French Language
2 6 (4.55%) Advertising
3 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.52%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (31.06%) .NET
2 37 (28.03%) HTML
3 32 (24.24%) CSS
4 29 (21.97%) jQuery
5 23 (17.42%) Web Services
5 23 (17.42%) Spring
6 20 (15.15%) Ajax
7 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET
8 17 (12.88%) XML
9 15 (11.36%) J2EE
10 14 (10.61%) Servlets
10 14 (10.61%) WPF
11 12 (9.09%) HTML5
12 11 (8.33%) RESTful
12 11 (8.33%) Struts2
12 11 (8.33%) Struts
12 11 (8.33%) JDBC
13 9 (6.82%) .NET Framework
13 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (6.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.64%) Open Source
3 17 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (10.61%) Mobile App
5 12 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (9.09%) Social Media
6 6 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (3.79%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.52%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.52%) SCORM
10 2 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.21%) Linux
2 23 (17.42%) Windows
3 18 (13.64%) UNIX
4 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.03%) AIX
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (78.79%) Software Engineering
2 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.45%) OO
4 25 (18.94%) UML
5 24 (18.18%) System Testing
6 20 (15.15%) MVC
7 16 (12.12%) OOD
7 16 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (11.36%) Multithreading
9 13 (9.85%) Unit Testing
10 11 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 11 (8.33%) Automation Testing
10 11 (8.33%) SOA
11 9 (6.82%) Software Testing
11 9 (6.82%) Test Scripting
11 9 (6.82%) V-Model
12 8 (6.06%) Software Architecture
12 8 (6.06%) Web Application Development
12 8 (6.06%) Release Management
12 8 (6.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.12%) Java
2 48 (36.36%) C#
3 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
4 39 (29.55%) SQL
5 32 (24.24%) C++
6 19 (14.39%) Python
7 18 (13.64%) C
7 18 (13.64%) Perl
8 6 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.55%) AspectJ
9 5 (3.79%) Ruby
10 3 (2.27%) PHP
11 2 (1.52%) VBScript
11 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (26.52%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) ISEB
2 9 (6.82%) ISTQB
2 9 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) PhD
5 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.12%) QA
2 9 (6.82%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.52%) Firmware
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) Puppet
2 6 (4.55%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.76%) Salt
3 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.15%) Oracle
3 7 (5.30%) Telerik
3 7 (5.30%) DevExpress
4 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.03%) IBM
5 4 (3.03%) Informatica
6 2 (1.52%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.52%) Remedy
7 1 (0.76%) Cognos
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) QNX
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.76%) Ektron
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + pension + health + phone +
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Required IT
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
AOMi
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago