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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 48 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 78 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.69% 1.70% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 1.78% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 68 33 35
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £31,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
1596 2130 2366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.91% 95.43% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1737 1622
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 115 (94.26%) Software Engineering
2 81 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (53.28%) Scrum
4 61 (50.00%) Java
5 58 (47.54%) TDD
6 56 (45.90%) OOP
7 54 (44.26%) OO
8 47 (38.52%) C++
9 42 (34.43%) C#
10 40 (32.79%) SQL
10 40 (32.79%) Degree
11 37 (30.33%) Linux
12 34 (27.87%) Multithreading
13 32 (26.23%) BDD
14 31 (25.41%) Unix
15 30 (24.59%) Windows
15 30 (24.59%) Web Services
16 29 (23.77%) SDLC
17 28 (22.95%) .NET
18 25 (20.49%) Finance
18 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
19 24 (19.67%) Eclipse
20 23 (18.85%) High Availability
21 22 (18.03%) OOD
22 21 (17.21%) SMTP
22 21 (17.21%) HTML
22 21 (17.21%) Computer Science
22 21 (17.21%) Data Loss Prevention
22 21 (17.21%) Low Latency
23 19 (15.57%) Data Structures

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 8 (6.56%) Apache Pig
2 5 (4.10%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.46%) Confluence
4 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) SaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.21%) SMTP
2 18 (14.75%) Internet
3 5 (4.10%) HTTP
4 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.82%) DNS
5 1 (0.82%) FTP
5 1 (0.82%) POP3
5 1 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) Big Data
3 8 (6.56%) Apache Hive
3 8 (6.56%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.92%) HBase
5 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.10%) PowerCenter
5 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.10%) Sqoop
6 4 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Eclipse
2 14 (11.48%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.56%) FitNesse
3 8 (6.56%) JIRA
3 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (20.49%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Back Office
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Military
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.59%) Web Services
2 28 (22.95%) .NET
3 21 (17.21%) HTML
4 19 (15.57%) LAMP
5 15 (12.30%) WPF
6 14 (11.48%) CSS
7 11 (9.02%) Ajax
7 11 (9.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (9.02%) STL
8 10 (8.20%) J2EE
9 9 (7.38%) Symfony
9 9 (7.38%) WCF
10 8 (6.56%) DCOM
10 8 (6.56%) MAPI
11 5 (4.10%) Java EE
11 5 (4.10%) Kafka
12 4 (3.28%) AngularJS
12 4 (3.28%) jQuery
12 4 (3.28%) React
12 4 (3.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Computer Science
2 19 (15.57%) Data Structures
3 14 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.10%) Social Media
5 3 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.46%) Wiki
6 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.82%) Physics
7 1 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.33%) Linux
2 31 (25.41%) Unix
3 30 (24.59%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (94.26%) Software Engineering
2 81 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (53.28%) Scrum
4 58 (47.54%) TDD
5 56 (45.90%) OOP
6 54 (44.26%) OO
7 34 (27.87%) Multithreading
8 32 (26.23%) BDD
9 29 (23.77%) SDLC
10 23 (18.85%) High Availability
11 22 (18.03%) OOD
12 21 (17.21%) Data Loss Prevention
12 21 (17.21%) Low Latency
13 19 (15.57%) Data Protection
13 19 (15.57%) Front End Development
14 18 (14.75%) Unit Testing
15 12 (9.84%) Automation Testing
16 11 (9.02%) Cross-Platform Development
17 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (6.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.00%) Java
2 47 (38.52%) C++
3 42 (34.43%) C#
4 40 (32.79%) SQL
5 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
6 19 (15.57%) PHP
7 10 (8.20%) Apex Code
7 10 (8.20%) PL/SQL
7 10 (8.20%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.74%) Python
9 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.64%) VB
10 2 (1.64%) XAML
11 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.82%) Perl
11 1 (0.82%) Tcl
11 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (32.79%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) HDFS
2 3 (2.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.02%) Oracle
3 10 (8.20%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (7.38%) Zend
5 5 (4.10%) Informatica
6 2 (1.64%) VMware
7 1 (0.82%) Google
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