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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 77 75 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 57 81 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.18% 3.56% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 3.71% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 56 68 28
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £80,750
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
1741 2186 2198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.10% 96.05% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1639 1563
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 23 July 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 97 (94.17%) Software Engineering
2 60 (58.25%) Java
3 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (51.46%) Scrum
4 53 (51.46%) OOP
5 48 (46.60%) C++
5 48 (46.60%) TDD
6 47 (45.63%) Linux
7 45 (43.69%) OO
8 35 (33.98%) Degree
9 34 (33.01%) Unix
9 34 (33.01%) BDD
10 27 (26.21%) SQL
10 27 (26.21%) Multithreading
11 26 (25.24%) Windows
12 25 (24.27%) High Availability
13 24 (23.30%) Low Latency
13 24 (23.30%) Data Loss Prevention
14 21 (20.39%) SDLC
15 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
16 19 (18.45%) HTML
16 19 (18.45%) Eclipse
17 17 (16.50%) Internet
17 17 (16.50%) Cross-Platform Development
18 16 (15.53%) SMTP
18 16 (15.53%) .NET
19 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
19 15 (14.56%) Web Services
20 14 (13.59%) Data Protection
20 14 (13.59%) Ajax

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 7 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.83%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.97%) Confluence
4 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) Internet
2 16 (15.53%) SMTP
3 4 (3.88%) LDAP
4 2 (1.94%) HTTP
4 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) FTP
5 1 (0.97%) POP3
5 1 (0.97%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) Big Data
3 8 (7.77%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.83%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.85%) HBase
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.85%) PowerCenter
5 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.85%) Sqoop
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.94%) Redis
6 2 (1.94%) Riak
7 1 (0.97%) MS Access
7 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Eclipse
2 8 (7.77%) JIRA
3 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.85%) Maven
5 4 (3.88%) Subversion
6 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.94%) Trac
7 1 (0.97%) JMeter
7 1 (0.97%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Electronics
2 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.88%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.88%) French Language
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) HTML
2 16 (15.53%) .NET
3 15 (14.56%) Web Services
4 14 (13.59%) Ajax
4 14 (13.59%) CSS
4 14 (13.59%) LAMP
5 13 (12.62%) J2EE
6 11 (10.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (10.68%) STL
7 7 (6.80%) Kafka
7 7 (6.80%) Symfony
8 5 (4.85%) Spring
9 4 (3.88%) FreeMarker
9 4 (3.88%) Google Closure
9 4 (3.88%) JDBC
9 4 (3.88%) Node.js
9 4 (3.88%) Servlets
9 4 (3.88%) Struts
9 4 (3.88%) Struts2
9 4 (3.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Data Structures
2 13 (12.62%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.85%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.88%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.63%) Linux
2 34 (33.01%) Unix
3 26 (25.24%) Windows
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (94.17%) Software Engineering
2 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (51.46%) OOP
3 53 (51.46%) Scrum
4 48 (46.60%) TDD
5 45 (43.69%) OO
6 34 (33.01%) BDD
7 27 (26.21%) Multithreading
8 25 (24.27%) High Availability
9 24 (23.30%) Data Loss Prevention
9 24 (23.30%) Low Latency
10 21 (20.39%) SDLC
11 17 (16.50%) Cross-Platform Development
12 14 (13.59%) Data Protection
12 14 (13.59%) Front End Development
13 9 (8.74%) OOD
13 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
14 7 (6.80%) Automation Testing
14 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (5.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.25%) Java
2 48 (46.60%) C++
3 27 (26.21%) SQL
4 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.59%) C#
5 14 (13.59%) PHP
6 9 (8.74%) Python
7 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.88%) AspectJ
9 2 (1.94%) Perl
10 1 (0.97%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.97%) R
10 1 (0.97%) Scala
10 1 (0.97%) VB
10 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (33.98%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
1 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) HDFS
2 1 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.94%) Ambari
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 7 (6.80%) Zend
4 5 (4.85%) Informatica
5 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.97%) Google
6 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
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