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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 65 104 69
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 82 36 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.63% 1.47% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 1.59% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 71 32 65
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £51,500
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
2140 2270 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.82% 92.69% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1612 1663 1737
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 2 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 146 (91.82%) Software Engineering
2 70 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (42.77%) C#
3 68 (42.77%) Java
4 59 (37.11%) JavaScript
5 52 (32.70%) SQL
6 47 (29.56%) Degree
7 45 (28.30%) .NET
7 45 (28.30%) PHP
8 44 (27.67%) HTML
9 42 (26.42%) CSS
10 41 (25.79%) Linux
11 40 (25.16%) C++
12 39 (24.53%) OOP
13 38 (23.90%) SaaS
14 36 (22.64%) Open Source
14 36 (22.64%) jQuery
14 36 (22.64%) Computer Science
15 33 (20.75%) Python
15 33 (20.75%) Microsoft
16 32 (20.13%) MVC
17 31 (19.50%) System Testing
18 30 (18.87%) HTML5
18 30 (18.87%) OO
18 30 (18.87%) XML
19 29 (18.24%) Web Services
20 26 (16.35%) Mobile App
21 25 (15.72%) Windows
21 25 (15.72%) Unit Testing
21 25 (15.72%) Selenium

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 25 (15.72%) WebSphere
2 23 (14.47%) JBoss
3 20 (12.58%) WebLogic
4 17 (10.69%) Tomcat
5 15 (9.43%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.03%) Apache
6 8 (5.03%) Node.js
7 3 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.55%) InfoPath
3 5 (3.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.90%) SaaS
2 16 (10.06%) Google App Engine
2 16 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.14%) PaaS
3 5 (3.14%) GitHub
3 5 (3.14%) IaaS
4 3 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.92%) LDAP
3 7 (4.40%) HTTP
4 5 (3.14%) DHCP
4 5 (3.14%) DNS
4 5 (3.14%) Firewall
4 5 (3.14%) SSH
5 4 (2.52%) SSL
6 3 (1.89%) SAN
6 3 (1.89%) Internet
6 3 (1.89%) NAS
7 2 (1.26%) Network Security
7 2 (1.26%) VPN
7 2 (1.26%) ATM
7 2 (1.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.84%) MySQL
2 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 18 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.52%) Big Data
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (15.72%) Selenium
2 22 (13.84%) JIRA
3 21 (13.21%) Git (software)
4 20 (12.58%) Ant
4 20 (12.58%) JUnit
5 14 (8.81%) Visual Studio
6 12 (7.55%) Eclipse
7 9 (5.66%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (4.40%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 5 (3.14%) HP UFT
11 4 (2.52%) Maven
11 4 (2.52%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.89%) FitNesse
13 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
13 1 (0.63%) Subversion
13 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.63%) MSTest
General
1 16 (10.06%) Aerospace
2 13 (8.18%) Advertising
3 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.77%) Finance
5 4 (2.52%) French Language
6 2 (1.26%) Avionics
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Military
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.30%) .NET
2 44 (27.67%) HTML
3 42 (26.42%) CSS
4 36 (22.64%) jQuery
5 30 (18.87%) HTML5
5 30 (18.87%) XML
6 29 (18.24%) Web Services
7 21 (13.21%) WPF
7 21 (13.21%) AngularJS
8 20 (12.58%) CSS3
8 20 (12.58%) PhoneGap
8 20 (12.58%) JSON
9 18 (11.32%) Servlets
10 17 (10.69%) Ajax
11 14 (8.81%) Spring
12 13 (8.18%) WCF
12 13 (8.18%) RESTful
13 10 (6.29%) JSP
13 10 (6.29%) J2EE
13 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 26 (16.35%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.92%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.03%) Social Media
5 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.40%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (3.77%) Statistics
7 5 (3.14%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.14%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (2.52%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.63%) DTV
10 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.79%) Linux
2 25 (15.72%) Windows
3 15 (9.43%) UNIX
4 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.26%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (91.82%) Software Engineering
2 70 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (24.53%) OOP
4 36 (22.64%) Open Source
5 32 (20.13%) MVC
6 31 (19.50%) System Testing
7 30 (18.87%) OO
8 25 (15.72%) Unit Testing
9 24 (15.09%) Mobile Development
10 23 (14.47%) SOA
11 22 (13.84%) Web Development
12 16 (10.06%) Scrum
12 16 (10.06%) Software Architecture
13 11 (6.92%) Release Management
14 10 (6.29%) Multithreading
15 9 (5.66%) Use Case
15 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (5.66%) CAD
15 9 (5.66%) TDD
16 8 (5.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.77%) C#
1 68 (42.77%) Java
2 59 (37.11%) JavaScript
3 52 (32.70%) SQL
4 45 (28.30%) PHP
5 40 (25.16%) C++
6 33 (20.75%) Python
7 22 (13.84%) Ruby
8 14 (8.81%) VB
9 11 (6.92%) C
10 10 (6.29%) Perl
11 8 (5.03%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.52%) AspectJ
13 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.63%) ABAP
15 1 (0.63%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 47 (29.56%) Degree
2 10 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.40%) Firmware
2 4 (2.52%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (8.18%) Puppet
2 9 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.14%) Nagios
3 5 (3.14%) ZABBIX
3 5 (3.14%) Cacti
3 5 (3.14%) Ganglia
3 5 (3.14%) collectd
3 5 (3.14%) logstash
3 5 (3.14%) Salt
3 5 (3.14%) Graphite
4 4 (2.52%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.89%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 33 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.69%) Oracle
3 16 (10.06%) Google
4 10 (6.29%) Telerik
5 6 (3.77%) Websense
6 5 (3.14%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.26%) IBM
8 2 (1.26%) SAP
8 2 (1.26%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.63%) Ektron
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.63%) Cognos
9 1 (0.63%) Adobe
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