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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 80 116 89
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 26 32 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.92% 1.47% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.56% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 51
Median salary £52,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1320 2057 2256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.27% 94.44% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1591 1513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 22 January 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 81 (92.05%) Software Engineering
2 67 (76.14%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (62.50%) Java
4 39 (44.32%) Scrum
5 37 (42.05%) SQL
6 35 (39.77%) TDD
6 35 (39.77%) C#
7 30 (34.09%) C++
7 30 (34.09%) BDD
8 28 (31.82%) Degree
9 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
10 26 (29.55%) Linux
11 25 (28.41%) Web Services
12 22 (25.00%) OOP
13 21 (23.86%) Windows
14 20 (22.73%) OO
14 20 (22.73%) Finance
14 20 (22.73%) Computer Science
15 18 (20.45%) Multithreading
15 18 (20.45%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (20.45%) HTML
15 18 (20.45%) SDLC
16 17 (19.32%) Big Data
17 16 (18.18%) .NET
17 16 (18.18%) CSS
17 16 (18.18%) OOD
17 16 (18.18%) RESTful
18 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (17.05%) Open Source
18 15 (17.05%) Enterprise Software

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 (4.55%) Apache
1 4 (4.55%) Confluence
2 3 (3.41%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.14%) JBoss
3 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) Internet
1 12 (13.64%) SMTP
2 3 (3.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) Big Data
2 13 (14.77%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.82%) HBase
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.41%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.27%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.27%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.14%) MySQL
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Cucumber
2 12 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 10 (11.36%) JIRA
4 8 (9.09%) FitNesse
4 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.82%) Appium
6 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.82%) Protractor
6 6 (6.82%) Selenium
6 6 (6.82%) Subversion
6 6 (6.82%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.82%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.27%) JUnit
8 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.14%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.14%) Maven
8 1 (1.14%) TestNG
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) Web Services
2 18 (20.45%) HTML
3 16 (18.18%) .NET
3 16 (18.18%) CSS
3 16 (18.18%) RESTful
4 12 (13.64%) Ajax
4 12 (13.64%) WPF
5 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 8 (9.09%) DCOM
5 8 (9.09%) MAPI
5 8 (9.09%) WCF
6 7 (7.95%) XML
7 6 (6.82%) Java EE
8 5 (5.68%) LAMP
8 5 (5.68%) Node.js
8 5 (5.68%) Spring
9 3 (3.41%) J2EE
9 3 (3.41%) jQuery
10 2 (2.27%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.05%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.82%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.55%) Social Media
4 4 (4.55%) Wiki
5 3 (3.41%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.14%) Physics
7 1 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Linux
2 21 (23.86%) Windows
3 11 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (92.05%) Software Engineering
2 67 (76.14%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (44.32%) Scrum
4 35 (39.77%) TDD
5 30 (34.09%) BDD
6 22 (25.00%) OOP
7 20 (22.73%) OO
8 18 (20.45%) Multithreading
8 18 (20.45%) SDLC
9 16 (18.18%) OOD
10 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (17.05%) Open Source
11 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
12 12 (13.64%) Automation Testing
12 12 (13.64%) Data Loss Prevention
13 10 (11.36%) Information Governance
13 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
13 10 (11.36%) Secure Coding
14 9 (10.23%) High Availability
15 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 55 (62.50%) Java
2 37 (42.05%) SQL
3 35 (39.77%) C#
4 30 (34.09%) C++
5 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.64%) Apex Code
7 8 (9.09%) Python
8 7 (7.95%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.68%) PHP
11 3 (3.41%) Scala
12 2 (2.27%) Perl
12 2 (2.27%) XAML
13 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.14%) R
13 1 (1.14%) Ruby
13 1 (1.14%) Tcl
13 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) HDFS
2 3 (3.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) Zend
5 1 (1.14%) Hortonworks
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