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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 86 88 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 47 66 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.67% 2.88% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 3.01% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43 63 32
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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
1675 2194 2216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.17% 95.64% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1585 1591
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 27 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 83 (97.65%) Software Engineering
2 55 (64.71%) Java
3 53 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (51.76%) C++
5 40 (47.06%) Linux
6 38 (44.71%) Scrum
7 34 (40.00%) Degree
8 31 (36.47%) Unix
9 30 (35.29%) TDD
10 27 (31.76%) OOP
10 27 (31.76%) OO
10 27 (31.76%) BDD
11 24 (28.24%) Windows
12 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 20 (23.53%) Multithreading
13 19 (22.35%) High Availability
13 19 (22.35%) Low Latency
14 18 (21.18%) SQL
15 16 (18.82%) HTML
15 16 (18.82%) Cross-Platform Development
16 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
16 15 (17.65%) .NET
16 15 (17.65%) Ajax
17 14 (16.47%) CSS
18 13 (15.29%) C#
19 12 (14.12%) Big Data
19 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
19 12 (14.12%) Python
20 11 (12.94%) Web Services
20 11 (12.94%) SDLC

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 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.88%) Apache Pig
2 5 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) SaaS
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Internet
2 8 (9.41%) SMTP
3 5 (5.88%) HTTP
3 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.71%) LDAP
5 3 (3.53%) DNS
5 3 (3.53%) FTP
5 3 (3.53%) POP3
5 3 (3.53%) SSH
6 2 (2.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Big Data
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.88%) HBase
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.88%) PowerCenter
3 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.88%) Sqoop
4 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.35%) Redis
5 2 (2.35%) Riak
6 1 (1.18%) MS Access
6 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.41%) Subversion
2 7 (8.24%) JIRA
3 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.71%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.71%) Maven
5 2 (2.35%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.35%) Trac
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Capybara
6 1 (1.18%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.18%) JMeter
6 1 (1.18%) RSpec
6 1 (1.18%) Selenium
6 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.88%) Electronics
1 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) French Language
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) HTML
2 15 (17.65%) .NET
2 15 (17.65%) Ajax
3 14 (16.47%) CSS
4 11 (12.94%) Web Services
5 10 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (11.76%) J2EE
5 10 (11.76%) STL
6 7 (8.24%) Kafka
7 5 (5.88%) Spring
8 4 (4.71%) FreeMarker
8 4 (4.71%) Google Closure
8 4 (4.71%) JDBC
8 4 (4.71%) LAMP
8 4 (4.71%) RESTful
8 4 (4.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (4.71%) Servlets
8 4 (4.71%) Struts
8 4 (4.71%) Struts2
8 4 (4.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.71%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.71%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.71%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.06%) Linux
2 31 (36.47%) Unix
3 24 (28.24%) Windows
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (97.65%) Software Engineering
2 53 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (44.71%) Scrum
4 30 (35.29%) TDD
5 27 (31.76%) BDD
5 27 (31.76%) OO
5 27 (31.76%) OOP
6 20 (23.53%) Multithreading
7 19 (22.35%) High Availability
7 19 (22.35%) Low Latency
8 16 (18.82%) Cross-Platform Development
9 11 (12.94%) SDLC
10 8 (9.41%) Front End Development
10 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.24%) Data Management
11 7 (8.24%) Open Source
11 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.06%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (7.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (64.71%) Java
2 44 (51.76%) C++
3 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.18%) SQL
5 13 (15.29%) C#
6 12 (14.12%) Python
7 8 (9.41%) PHP
7 8 (9.41%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.06%) C
9 4 (4.71%) Ada
9 4 (4.71%) AspectJ
9 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.71%) Ruby
10 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.35%) Perl
11 2 (2.35%) VB
12 1 (1.18%) R
12 1 (1.18%) Scala
12 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.35%) Ambari
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) Informatica
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) Forcepoint
4 2 (2.35%) Zend
5 1 (1.18%) Google
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