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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 65 80 105
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 73 64 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.07% 2.90% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 3.02% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 65 52 31
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1732 2120 2359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.65% 96.19% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1633 1671
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 113 (94.17%) Software Engineering
2 73 (60.83%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (52.50%) Scrum
4 61 (50.83%) Java
5 57 (47.50%) OOP
6 55 (45.83%) TDD
7 52 (43.33%) OO
8 49 (40.83%) C++
9 44 (36.67%) Linux
10 39 (32.50%) Degree
11 34 (28.33%) Unix
12 33 (27.50%) C#
12 33 (27.50%) SQL
12 33 (27.50%) BDD
13 32 (26.67%) Multithreading
14 30 (25.00%) Windows
15 26 (21.67%) .NET
16 25 (20.83%) SDLC
17 24 (20.00%) High Availability
17 24 (20.00%) Web Services
18 23 (19.17%) Low Latency
18 23 (19.17%) Data Loss Prevention
19 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
19 21 (17.50%) Eclipse
20 20 (16.67%) Finance
21 19 (15.83%) Internet
21 19 (15.83%) HTML
21 19 (15.83%) SQL Server
22 18 (15.00%) PHP
22 18 (15.00%) SMTP

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 7 (5.83%) Apache Pig
2 6 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.17%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.67%) Confluence
4 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) SaaS
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.83%) Internet
2 18 (15.00%) SMTP
3 5 (4.17%) HTTP
4 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) FTP
5 1 (0.83%) LDAP
5 1 (0.83%) POP3
5 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.17%) Big Data
3 8 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.83%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.17%) HBase
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.17%) PowerCenter
5 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.17%) Sqoop
6 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.83%) MS Access
7 1 (0.83%) Redis
7 1 (0.83%) Riak
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Eclipse
2 11 (9.17%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.67%) JIRA
4 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.50%) Maven
7 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.83%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.83%) JMeter
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.83%) Subversion
8 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.83%) Trac
8 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (16.67%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.17%) Electronics
5 2 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) French Language
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Military
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.67%) .NET
2 24 (20.00%) Web Services
3 19 (15.83%) HTML
4 18 (15.00%) LAMP
5 13 (10.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (10.83%) STL
6 12 (10.00%) CSS
6 12 (10.00%) WPF
7 11 (9.17%) J2EE
8 9 (7.50%) Ajax
8 9 (7.50%) Symfony
9 6 (5.00%) Kafka
9 6 (5.00%) WCF
10 5 (4.17%) DCOM
10 5 (4.17%) Java EE
10 5 (4.17%) MAPI
11 4 (3.33%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.33%) jQuery
11 4 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 17 (14.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.17%) Social Media
5 2 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.67%) Wiki
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.67%) Linux
2 34 (28.33%) Unix
3 30 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (94.17%) Software Engineering
2 73 (60.83%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (52.50%) Scrum
4 57 (47.50%) OOP
5 55 (45.83%) TDD
6 52 (43.33%) OO
7 33 (27.50%) BDD
8 32 (26.67%) Multithreading
9 25 (20.83%) SDLC
10 24 (20.00%) High Availability
11 23 (19.17%) Data Loss Prevention
11 23 (19.17%) Low Latency
12 18 (15.00%) Data Protection
12 18 (15.00%) Front End Development
12 18 (15.00%) OOD
13 16 (13.33%) Cross-Platform Development
13 16 (13.33%) Unit Testing
14 10 (8.33%) Automation Testing
15 9 (7.50%) Test Automation
16 8 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.83%) Java
2 49 (40.83%) C++
3 33 (27.50%) C#
3 33 (27.50%) SQL
4 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.00%) PHP
6 9 (7.50%) Python
7 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.17%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.67%) Perl
9 2 (1.67%) XAML
10 1 (0.83%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.83%) Scala
10 1 (0.83%) VB
10 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (32.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) HDFS
2 2 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.83%) Ambari
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.33%) Oracle
3 9 (7.50%) Zend
4 5 (4.17%) Informatica
4 5 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (0.83%) Google
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