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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 64 106 74
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 38 38 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.07% 1.88% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 2.00% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 69
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £63,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
1207 1896 2222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.57% 94.00% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1512 1557
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 28 February 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 66 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 61 (79.22%) Java
3 55 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (44.16%) SQL
5 30 (38.96%) C++
5 30 (38.96%) Linux
6 29 (37.66%) BDD
7 28 (36.36%) Scrum
8 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
9 24 (31.17%) TDD
9 24 (31.17%) Degree
10 22 (28.57%) C#
11 20 (25.97%) RESTful
12 19 (24.68%) HTML
12 19 (24.68%) CSS
12 19 (24.68%) Web Services
12 19 (24.68%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (23.38%) OOP
13 18 (23.38%) Computer Science
13 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (23.38%) Ajax
14 17 (22.08%) JIRA
14 17 (22.08%) OO
14 17 (22.08%) SDLC
15 15 (19.48%) NoSQL
15 15 (19.48%) Big Data
16 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
16 14 (18.18%) Cucumber
16 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
17 13 (16.88%) Open Source

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 4 (5.19%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) Confluence
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
2 5 (6.49%) SMTP
3 2 (2.60%) ATM
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) Big Data
1 15 (19.48%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.79%) HBase
2 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.19%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) DB2
4 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.60%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.60%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) JIRA
2 14 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 13 (16.88%) Eclipse
4 12 (15.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
5 11 (14.29%) Appium
5 11 (14.29%) Protractor
5 11 (14.29%) Selenium
5 11 (14.29%) Subversion
5 11 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 11 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.90%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.60%) JUnit
9 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.30%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.30%) Qt Creator
9 1 (1.30%) TestNG
9 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.60%) Advertising
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) RESTful
2 19 (24.68%) CSS
2 19 (24.68%) HTML
2 19 (24.68%) Web Services
3 18 (23.38%) Ajax
4 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 12 (15.58%) XML
6 8 (10.39%) .NET
6 8 (10.39%) Node.js
7 6 (7.79%) Spring
8 4 (5.19%) WPF
9 3 (3.90%) CSS3
9 3 (3.90%) DCOM
9 3 (3.90%) Ext JS
9 3 (3.90%) HTML5
9 3 (3.90%) jQuery
9 3 (3.90%) JSON
9 3 (3.90%) MAPI
9 3 (3.90%) REST
9 3 (3.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.39%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.79%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.90%) Wiki
5 2 (2.60%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) PMI
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Windows
3 9 (11.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 55 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (37.66%) BDD
4 28 (36.36%) Scrum
5 24 (31.17%) TDD
6 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.38%) OOP
7 17 (22.08%) OO
7 17 (22.08%) SDLC
8 13 (16.88%) Data Loss Prevention
8 13 (16.88%) Open Source
9 12 (15.58%) OOD
10 11 (14.29%) Microservices
11 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Information Governance
11 9 (11.69%) Regression Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Secure Coding
12 8 (10.39%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (10.39%) Prototyping
12 8 (10.39%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 61 (79.22%) Java
2 34 (44.16%) SQL
3 30 (38.96%) C++
4 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
5 22 (28.57%) C#
6 12 (15.58%) Python
7 8 (10.39%) Apex Code
8 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.90%) Scala
9 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.60%) Perl
11 1 (1.30%) C
11 1 (1.30%) PHP
11 1 (1.30%) R
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.30%) Tcl
11 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) HDFS
2 2 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.30%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.30%) Telerik
4 1 (1.30%) VMware
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