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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 91 90 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 65 54 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.59% 2.17% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.33% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 65 49 33
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,580 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2325 2320 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.63% 93.10% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 1729 1614
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 21 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 109 (84.50%) Software Engineering
2 55 (42.64%) JavaScript
2 55 (42.64%) .NET
3 54 (41.86%) C#
4 52 (40.31%) Java
5 49 (37.98%) SQL
6 42 (32.56%) Degree
7 39 (30.23%) HTML
8 38 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (27.91%) CSS
9 36 (27.91%) jQuery
10 35 (27.13%) System Testing
10 35 (27.13%) Linux
11 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
11 32 (24.81%) MVC
12 29 (22.48%) Mobile App
13 28 (21.71%) Open Source
13 28 (21.71%) Windows
14 26 (20.16%) Computer Science
15 25 (19.38%) OO
15 25 (19.38%) C++
16 24 (18.60%) OOP
16 24 (18.60%) Relational Database
17 23 (17.83%) SaaS
17 23 (17.83%) Ajax
17 23 (17.83%) Selenium
17 23 (17.83%) PHP
17 23 (17.83%) XML
18 22 (17.05%) SOA
18 22 (17.05%) WebSphere

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (17.05%) WebSphere
2 21 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 18 (13.95%) JBoss
4 12 (9.30%) WebLogic
5 11 (8.53%) Apache
6 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
7 9 (6.98%) Node.js
8 6 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (3.88%) IIS
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.20%) InfoPath
3 7 (5.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.83%) SaaS
2 11 (8.53%) Google App Engine
2 11 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.63%) LDAP
2 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.65%) SAN
3 6 (4.65%) HTTP
3 6 (4.65%) Firewall
3 6 (4.65%) NAS
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 18 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.18%) MySQL
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (4.65%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.78%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 23 (17.83%) Selenium
2 15 (11.63%) JIRA
3 14 (10.85%) Git (software)
4 12 (9.30%) Ant
4 12 (9.30%) JUnit
4 12 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (8.53%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 6 (4.65%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (3.88%) Maven
9 4 (3.10%) ClearCase
9 4 (3.10%) Rational Rose
9 4 (3.10%) RequisitePro
9 4 (3.10%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.55%) Subversion
10 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.78%) MSTest
General
1 12 (9.30%) Advertising
2 10 (7.75%) Aerospace
3 7 (5.43%) Finance
4 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.88%) French Language
6 2 (1.55%) Avionics
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (42.64%) .NET
2 39 (30.23%) HTML
3 36 (27.91%) CSS
3 36 (27.91%) jQuery
4 23 (17.83%) Ajax
4 23 (17.83%) XML
5 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET
6 20 (15.50%) Web Services
7 19 (14.73%) Spring
8 18 (13.95%) HTML5
9 16 (12.40%) WPF
10 14 (10.85%) CSS3
11 13 (10.08%) AngularJS
11 13 (10.08%) Servlets
11 13 (10.08%) J2EE
12 12 (9.30%) JSON
12 12 (9.30%) PhoneGap
13 11 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (7.75%) .NET Framework
15 9 (6.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.48%) Mobile App
2 28 (21.71%) Open Source
3 26 (20.16%) Computer Science
4 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (11.63%) Social Media
6 9 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.88%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.55%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.78%) DTV
10 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.13%) Linux
2 28 (21.71%) Windows
3 16 (12.40%) UNIX
4 6 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.10%) AIX
6 2 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (84.50%) Software Engineering
2 38 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (27.13%) System Testing
4 32 (24.81%) MVC
5 25 (19.38%) OO
6 24 (18.60%) OOP
7 22 (17.05%) SOA
8 16 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (10.85%) UML
9 14 (10.85%) Web Development
10 12 (9.30%) Multithreading
10 12 (9.30%) Mobile Development
11 11 (8.53%) Automation Testing
11 11 (8.53%) Release Management
11 11 (8.53%) Unit Testing
11 11 (8.53%) Software Architecture
11 11 (8.53%) Waterfall
12 9 (6.98%) Web Application Development
13 7 (5.43%) MVVM
13 7 (5.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 55 (42.64%) JavaScript
2 54 (41.86%) C#
3 52 (40.31%) Java
4 49 (37.98%) SQL
5 25 (19.38%) C++
6 23 (17.83%) PHP
7 20 (15.50%) Python
8 14 (10.85%) Ruby
9 13 (10.08%) C
10 10 (7.75%) VB
11 7 (5.43%) Perl
12 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.88%) AspectJ
14 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (32.56%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.10%) PhD
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.73%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.10%) Firmware
3 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Puppet
2 6 (4.65%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.78%) Salt
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.73%) Oracle
3 11 (8.53%) Google
4 8 (6.20%) DevExpress
4 8 (6.20%) Telerik
5 6 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.10%) IBM
7 2 (1.55%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.78%) Ektron
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.78%) SAP
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos
8 1 (0.78%) HP
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Symantec
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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