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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 99 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 51 85 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.94% 3.26% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 3.53% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 46 62 57
Average salary £48,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.78% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
2435 2407 1983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.76% 92.26% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1894 1650
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 November 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 72 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 37 (37.37%) C#
2 37 (37.37%) Java
3 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (27.27%) SQL
5 24 (24.24%) C++
5 24 (24.24%) HTML
6 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
6 23 (23.23%) .NET
7 21 (21.21%) CSS
8 20 (20.20%) UML
8 20 (20.20%) OO
8 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
9 19 (19.19%) Web Services
9 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
10 18 (18.18%) Linux
10 18 (18.18%) Python
11 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
11 17 (17.17%) Visual Studio
11 17 (17.17%) jQuery
11 17 (17.17%) Open Source
12 16 (16.16%) Degree
12 16 (16.16%) Spring
13 15 (15.15%) Perl
13 15 (15.15%) RESTful
14 14 (14.14%) System Testing
14 14 (14.14%) C
14 14 (14.14%) OOD
15 13 (13.13%) Oracle
15 13 (13.13%) Software Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (10.10%) Node.js
2 9 (9.09%) IIS
3 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.02%) Drupal
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) SaaS
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) LDAP
2 3 (3.03%) HTTP
2 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.02%) VPN
3 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.02%) Internet
3 2 (2.02%) RTP
3 2 (2.02%) RTSP
3 2 (2.02%) Network Security
4 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.04%) MySQL
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.01%) Redis
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.09%) Selenium
3 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.05%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (5.05%) Maven
5 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (2.02%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.02%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.01%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.01%) RequisitePro
7 1 (1.01%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.05%) French Language
3 3 (3.03%) Games
3 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.24%) HTML
2 23 (23.23%) .NET
3 21 (21.21%) CSS
4 19 (19.19%) Web Services
5 17 (17.17%) jQuery
6 16 (16.16%) Spring
7 15 (15.15%) RESTful
8 12 (12.12%) Ajax
8 12 (12.12%) XML
8 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
9 11 (11.11%) J2EE
9 11 (11.11%) Servlets
10 10 (10.10%) JDBC
10 10 (10.10%) Struts2
10 10 (10.10%) Struts
11 9 (9.09%) HTML5
12 8 (8.08%) .NET Framework
13 7 (7.07%) LAMP
14 6 (6.06%) CSS3
15 5 (5.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Open Source
2 12 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.05%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (4.04%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.02%) User Experience
8 2 (2.02%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.02%) SCORM
8 2 (2.02%) IPTV
9 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Linux
2 9 (9.09%) Windows
3 6 (6.06%) UNIX
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.02%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Android
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.20%) UML
3 20 (20.20%) OO
4 14 (14.14%) OOD
4 14 (14.14%) System Testing
5 13 (13.13%) Software Testing
6 11 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 11 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 11 (11.11%) V-Model
7 9 (9.09%) MVC
8 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.07%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.06%) Time Management
10 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.05%) Product Management
11 5 (5.05%) Software Architecture
11 5 (5.05%) Automation Testing
11 5 (5.05%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.05%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) Java
1 37 (37.37%) C#
2 27 (27.27%) SQL
3 24 (24.24%) C++
4 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.18%) Python
6 15 (15.15%) Perl
7 14 (14.14%) C
8 8 (8.08%) PHP
9 5 (5.05%) AspectJ
10 2 (2.02%) Ruby
10 2 (2.02%) VBScript
10 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.01%) Ada
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Degree
2 11 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (11.11%) ISEB
2 11 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) GAMP
2 7 (7.07%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.13%) Oracle
3 5 (5.05%) Telerik
3 5 (5.05%) DevExpress
4 4 (4.04%) Informatica
5 3 (3.03%) QNX
6 2 (2.02%) Remedy
7 1 (1.01%) BT
7 1 (1.01%) Nokia
7 1 (1.01%) IBM
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