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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 73 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 62 56 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.51% 2.41% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.60% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 52 47 28
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £31,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
2257 2152 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.23% 92.64% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1696 1537
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,100 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 71 (72.45%) Software Engineering
2 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.71%) Java
3 33 (33.67%) C++
4 28 (28.57%) Degree
5 27 (27.55%) C#
6 25 (25.51%) Computer Science
7 21 (21.43%) Linux
8 20 (20.41%) SQL
9 17 (17.35%) HTML
10 16 (16.33%) Perl
11 15 (15.31%) RESTful
11 15 (15.31%) Open Source
12 14 (14.29%) .NET
12 14 (14.29%) CSS
13 13 (13.27%) Visual Studio
13 13 (13.27%) Oracle
13 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
13 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
13 13 (13.27%) Python
13 13 (13.27%) Client/Server
13 13 (13.27%) Windows
13 13 (13.27%) Software Testing
14 12 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (12.24%) Spring
14 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
14 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
15 11 (11.22%) OO
15 11 (11.22%) Web Services
15 11 (11.22%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 10 (10.20%) Node.js
2 3 (3.06%) IIS
3 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) SaaS
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) LDAP
2 5 (5.10%) HTTP
2 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.08%) Internet
4 3 (3.06%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.06%) SSL
5 2 (2.04%) RTSP
5 2 (2.04%) RTP
5 2 (2.04%) VPN
5 2 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.06%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.02%) Redis
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.20%) Selenium
3 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.10%) MSBuild
3 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.10%) Maven
4 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.12%) Games
2 5 (5.10%) French Language
2 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.10%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.35%) HTML
2 15 (15.31%) RESTful
3 14 (14.29%) .NET
3 14 (14.29%) CSS
4 12 (12.24%) Spring
5 11 (11.22%) Web Services
5 11 (11.22%) XML
6 10 (10.20%) Struts
6 10 (10.20%) JDBC
6 10 (10.20%) Servlets
6 10 (10.20%) J2EE
6 10 (10.20%) Struts2
7 7 (7.14%) Ajax
7 7 (7.14%) STL
7 7 (7.14%) LAMP
8 6 (6.12%) jQuery
8 6 (6.12%) HTML5
9 5 (5.10%) Qt
9 5 (5.10%) FreeMarker
9 5 (5.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.31%) Open Source
3 13 (13.27%) Client/Server
4 12 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.10%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (5.10%) IPTV
6 4 (4.08%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.04%) SCORM
8 2 (2.04%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.02%) User Experience
9 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Linux
2 13 (13.27%) Windows
3 5 (5.10%) UNIX
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.04%) Android
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (72.45%) Software Engineering
2 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.27%) Software Testing
4 11 (11.22%) OO
5 10 (10.20%) UML
5 10 (10.20%) OOD
6 9 (9.18%) V-Model
6 9 (9.18%) Test Scripting
7 7 (7.14%) MVC
8 6 (6.12%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.12%) System Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Product Management
9 5 (5.10%) Software Architecture
9 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.10%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Time Management
9 5 (5.10%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (5.10%) Scrum
10 4 (4.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.71%) Java
2 33 (33.67%) C++
3 27 (27.55%) C#
4 20 (20.41%) SQL
5 16 (16.33%) Perl
6 13 (13.27%) Python
7 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.18%) C
9 8 (8.16%) PHP
10 5 (5.10%) AspectJ
11 2 (2.04%) Ruby
12 1 (1.02%) Ada
12 1 (1.02%) VBScript
12 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (28.57%) Degree
2 10 (10.20%) ISEB
2 10 (10.20%) ISTQB
3 9 (9.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) GAMP
2 3 (3.06%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Oracle
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) Informatica
3 3 (3.06%) QNX
4 1 (1.02%) Websense
4 1 (1.02%) Remedy
4 1 (1.02%) Nokia
4 1 (1.02%) BT
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Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum GBP 25 - 30K +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Parking
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Kainos
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Kainos
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago