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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 94 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
-30 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 55 90 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 3.62% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 3.91% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 50 67 66
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -10.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
2372 2301 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.45% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1749 1668
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 29 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 86 (75.44%) Software Engineering
2 42 (36.84%) C#
2 42 (36.84%) Java
3 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (29.82%) SQL
5 33 (28.95%) .NET
6 32 (28.07%) HTML
7 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 28 (24.56%) CSS
9 27 (23.68%) C++
10 25 (21.93%) OO
11 23 (20.18%) MS Excel
11 23 (20.18%) UML
11 23 (20.18%) jQuery
12 22 (19.30%) Degree
12 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
12 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
13 21 (18.42%) Linux
13 21 (18.42%) Spring
14 20 (17.54%) System Testing
14 20 (17.54%) Web Services
15 19 (16.67%) Visual Studio
16 18 (15.79%) Perl
16 18 (15.79%) Open Source
17 17 (14.91%) Python
18 15 (13.16%) J2EE
18 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET
18 15 (13.16%) Oracle
18 15 (13.16%) Ajax
18 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 13 (11.40%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.65%) Node.js
3 9 (7.89%) IIS
4 8 (7.02%) Apache
5 7 (6.14%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.63%) JBoss
7 2 (1.75%) Drupal
8 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) LDAP
2 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.63%) SAN
3 3 (2.63%) Firewall
3 3 (2.63%) NAS
3 3 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.14%) MySQL
3 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.77%) Selenium
3 9 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (7.02%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.26%) Maven
6 5 (4.39%) ClearCase
7 4 (3.51%) Rational Rose
7 4 (3.51%) RequisitePro
7 4 (3.51%) ClearQuest
7 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.75%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.75%) Subversion
10 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 10 (8.77%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) French Language
3 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Games
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.95%) .NET
2 32 (28.07%) HTML
3 28 (24.56%) CSS
4 23 (20.18%) jQuery
5 21 (18.42%) Spring
6 20 (17.54%) Web Services
7 15 (13.16%) Ajax
7 15 (13.16%) J2EE
7 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET
8 14 (12.28%) Servlets
8 14 (12.28%) RESTful
9 13 (11.40%) XML
10 12 (10.53%) HTML5
11 11 (9.65%) Struts2
11 11 (9.65%) Struts
11 11 (9.65%) JDBC
12 9 (7.89%) WPF
13 8 (7.02%) .NET Framework
14 7 (6.14%) CSS3
15 6 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Open Source
2 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.40%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 8 (7.02%) Client/Server
6 6 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (5.26%) Social Media
6 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.75%) User Experience
9 2 (1.75%) SCORM
9 2 (1.75%) IPTV
10 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Linux
2 14 (12.28%) Windows
3 12 (10.53%) UNIX
4 4 (3.51%) AIX
5 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (75.44%) Software Engineering
2 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.93%) OO
4 23 (20.18%) UML
5 20 (17.54%) System Testing
6 14 (12.28%) OOD
6 14 (12.28%) MVC
7 12 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 11 (9.65%) V-Model
8 11 (9.65%) Test Scripting
8 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
8 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
9 10 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.02%) Automation Testing
11 8 (7.02%) SOA
11 8 (7.02%) ETL
11 8 (7.02%) Time Management
12 6 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.84%) Java
1 42 (36.84%) C#
2 34 (29.82%) SQL
3 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.68%) C++
5 18 (15.79%) Perl
6 17 (14.91%) Python
7 14 (12.28%) C
8 6 (5.26%) AspectJ
8 6 (5.26%) PHP
9 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.75%) Ruby
10 2 (1.75%) VBScript
10 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.88%) Ada
Qualifications
1 22 (19.30%) Degree
2 11 (9.65%) ISEB
2 11 (9.65%) ISTQB
2 11 (9.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) GAMP
1 11 (9.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Puppet
2 3 (2.63%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.88%) Salt
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.16%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) Telerik
3 5 (4.39%) DevExpress
4 4 (3.51%) IBM
4 4 (3.51%) Informatica
5 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.63%) QNX
6 2 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (0.88%) Nokia
7 1 (0.88%) HP
7 1 (0.88%) BT
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