The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 86 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 52 61 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.73% 2.47% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 2.59% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 61 37
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1806 2356 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.80% 95.27% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1476 1611 1720
Median salary £50,000 £47,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.54% +5.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 2 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (63.41%) Java
3 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (57.32%) C++
5 39 (47.56%) Linux
6 35 (42.68%) Degree
7 31 (37.80%) Scrum
8 27 (32.93%) TDD
9 25 (30.49%) Unix
9 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
10 24 (29.27%) BDD
11 22 (26.83%) Windows
12 21 (25.61%) Computer Science
13 20 (24.39%) OOP
14 19 (23.17%) OO
14 19 (23.17%) HTML
14 19 (23.17%) Multithreading
15 18 (21.95%) .NET
16 16 (19.51%) CSS
16 16 (19.51%) C#
16 16 (19.51%) SQL
16 16 (19.51%) Python
16 16 (19.51%) High Availability
16 16 (19.51%) Low Latency
17 15 (18.29%) Ajax
18 13 (15.85%) Cross-Platform Development
19 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
20 10 (12.20%) Web Services
20 10 (12.20%) SaaS
20 10 (12.20%) Big Data

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.32%) Node.js
2 5 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.66%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) SaaS
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) HTTP
2 7 (8.54%) SMTP
3 6 (7.32%) Internet
3 6 (7.32%) SSL
3 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.88%) LDAP
5 2 (2.44%) DNS
5 2 (2.44%) FTP
5 2 (2.44%) POP3
5 2 (2.44%) SSH
6 1 (1.22%) DVB
6 1 (1.22%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) Big Data
3 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.66%) HBase
5 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.66%) PowerCenter
5 3 (3.66%) Redis
5 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.66%) Sqoop
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.44%) Riak
7 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.22%) MS Access
7 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.76%) Subversion
2 5 (6.10%) JIRA
3 4 (4.88%) ClearCase
3 4 (4.88%) Maven
4 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.44%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.44%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.44%) Trac
6 1 (1.22%) Capybara
6 1 (1.22%) JMeter
6 1 (1.22%) RSpec
6 1 (1.22%) Selenium
6 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (7.32%) Electronics
2 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) French Language
4 2 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) HTML
2 18 (21.95%) .NET
3 16 (19.51%) CSS
4 15 (18.29%) Ajax
5 10 (12.20%) Web Services
6 8 (9.76%) J2EE
6 8 (9.76%) STL
7 7 (8.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (6.10%) Kafka
8 5 (6.10%) Spring
9 4 (4.88%) FreeMarker
9 4 (4.88%) Google Closure
9 4 (4.88%) JDBC
9 4 (4.88%) RESTful
9 4 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (4.88%) Servlets
9 4 (4.88%) Struts
9 4 (4.88%) Struts2
9 4 (4.88%) WPF
9 4 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.10%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.22%) MPEG
6 1 (1.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) Linux
2 25 (30.49%) Unix
3 22 (26.83%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.80%) Scrum
4 27 (32.93%) TDD
5 24 (29.27%) BDD
6 20 (24.39%) OOP
7 19 (23.17%) Multithreading
7 19 (23.17%) OO
8 16 (19.51%) High Availability
8 16 (19.51%) Low Latency
9 13 (15.85%) Cross-Platform Development
10 9 (10.98%) Data Management
11 8 (9.76%) Open Source
11 8 (9.76%) SDLC
11 8 (9.76%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.32%) DevOps
12 6 (7.32%) MVC
12 6 (7.32%) User Stories
13 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (63.41%) Java
2 47 (57.32%) C++
3 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.51%) C#
4 16 (19.51%) Python
4 16 (19.51%) SQL
5 9 (10.98%) C
6 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.10%) PHP
8 4 (4.88%) Ada
8 4 (4.88%) AspectJ
8 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.88%) Ruby
9 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.44%) Perl
10 2 (2.44%) VB
11 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.22%) R
11 1 (1.22%) Scala
11 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (42.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) HDFS
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.44%) Ambari
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) Forcepoint
3 4 (4.88%) VMware
4 3 (3.66%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) Splunk
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + stock + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago