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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 68 100 68
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 77 38 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.44% 1.59% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 1.72% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 64 33 64
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £36,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2119 2214 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.73% 92.79% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1582 1709
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 28 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 131 (93.57%) Software Engineering
2 74 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (44.29%) C#
3 62 (44.29%) Java
4 51 (36.43%) SQL
5 49 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 44 (31.43%) PHP
6 44 (31.43%) Degree
7 42 (30.00%) C++
8 39 (27.86%) HTML
8 39 (27.86%) OOP
9 37 (26.43%) CSS
10 36 (25.71%) .NET
11 35 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 35 (25.00%) SaaS
12 33 (23.57%) Python
13 32 (22.86%) OO
13 32 (22.86%) jQuery
14 31 (22.14%) Linux
15 29 (20.71%) Open Source
15 29 (20.71%) HTML5
16 26 (18.57%) Web Services
17 25 (17.86%) MVC
17 25 (17.86%) Unit Testing
17 25 (17.86%) System Testing
18 24 (17.14%) Microsoft
19 23 (16.43%) Scrum
19 23 (16.43%) XML
19 23 (16.43%) Mobile Development
20 21 (15.00%) MySQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 21 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (14.29%) JBoss
3 19 (13.57%) WebLogic
4 14 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (8.57%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.57%) Apache
7 3 (2.14%) Node.js
8 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.57%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (25.00%) SaaS
2 16 (11.43%) Google App Engine
2 16 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.57%) PaaS
3 5 (3.57%) IaaS
3 5 (3.57%) GitHub
4 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.00%) HTTP
3 6 (4.29%) DNS
3 6 (4.29%) SSL
3 6 (4.29%) SSH
4 5 (3.57%) Internet
4 5 (3.57%) DHCP
5 3 (2.14%) SMTP
5 3 (2.14%) LDAP
6 2 (1.43%) ATM
6 2 (1.43%) VPN
6 2 (1.43%) Firewall
6 2 (1.43%) Network Security
7 1 (0.71%) FTP
7 1 (0.71%) POP3
7 1 (0.71%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.00%) MySQL
2 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.86%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.57%) Big Data
5 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.71%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (15.00%) Selenium
1 21 (15.00%) JIRA
2 20 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.29%) JUnit
3 19 (13.57%) Ant
4 13 (9.29%) Visual Studio
4 13 (9.29%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.57%) FitNesse
8 4 (2.86%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (1.43%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.71%) TestNG
10 1 (0.71%) MSTest
10 1 (0.71%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.71%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.71%) Subversion
10 1 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 16 (11.43%) Aerospace
2 9 (6.43%) Advertising
3 8 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.57%) Finance
5 2 (1.43%) French Language
5 2 (1.43%) Avionics
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Military
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.86%) HTML
2 37 (26.43%) CSS
3 36 (25.71%) .NET
4 32 (22.86%) jQuery
5 29 (20.71%) HTML5
6 26 (18.57%) Web Services
7 23 (16.43%) XML
8 20 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 19 (13.57%) CSS3
9 19 (13.57%) PhoneGap
9 19 (13.57%) JSON
9 19 (13.57%) WPF
10 14 (10.00%) WCF
11 13 (9.29%) Servlets
12 11 (7.86%) JSP
13 10 (7.14%) Ajax
13 10 (7.14%) Spring
14 8 (5.71%) RESTful
15 7 (5.00%) Hibernate
15 7 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (4.29%) Statistics
6 5 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.14%) Social Media
9 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.14%) Linux
2 18 (12.86%) Windows
3 12 (8.57%) UNIX
4 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (93.57%) Software Engineering
2 74 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (27.86%) OOP
4 32 (22.86%) OO
5 29 (20.71%) Open Source
6 25 (17.86%) MVC
6 25 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 25 (17.86%) System Testing
7 23 (16.43%) Scrum
7 23 (16.43%) Mobile Development
8 21 (15.00%) SOA
9 20 (14.29%) Web Development
10 12 (8.57%) CAD
10 12 (8.57%) TDD
11 11 (7.86%) Software Architecture
12 10 (7.14%) Multithreading
12 10 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.43%) Use Case
14 8 (5.71%) SDLC
15 7 (5.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 62 (44.29%) C#
1 62 (44.29%) Java
2 51 (36.43%) SQL
3 49 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 44 (31.43%) PHP
5 42 (30.00%) C++
6 33 (23.57%) Python
7 21 (15.00%) Ruby
8 14 (10.00%) VB
9 10 (7.14%) C
10 9 (6.43%) Perl
11 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.71%) AspectJ
13 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.71%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 44 (31.43%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) PhD
2 6 (4.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Firmware
2 4 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Puppet
2 9 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.57%) ZABBIX
3 5 (3.57%) Cacti
3 5 (3.57%) Ganglia
3 5 (3.57%) Nagios
3 5 (3.57%) Salt
3 5 (3.57%) collectd
3 5 (3.57%) logstash
3 5 (3.57%) Graphite
4 4 (2.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.43%) Google
3 11 (7.86%) Oracle
4 9 (6.43%) Telerik
5 8 (5.71%) Websense
6 4 (2.86%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.43%) SAP
7 2 (1.43%) IBM
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe
8 1 (0.71%) SaltStack
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