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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 83 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 59 66 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.28% 2.67% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.87% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 46
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £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
2352 2303 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.06% 93.13% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1813 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 24 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 70 (72.16%) Software Engineering
2 34 (35.05%) Java
3 33 (34.02%) C#
4 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (28.87%) C++
6 22 (22.68%) SQL
7 20 (20.62%) Degree
8 19 (19.59%) HTML
9 18 (18.56%) .NET
9 18 (18.56%) Linux
10 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
10 17 (17.53%) Perl
11 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
11 16 (16.49%) CSS
11 16 (16.49%) UML
11 16 (16.49%) OO
11 16 (16.49%) Python
11 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
11 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
12 15 (15.46%) Software Testing
12 15 (15.46%) RESTful
12 15 (15.46%) Open Source
12 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
12 15 (15.46%) Web Services
12 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
13 14 (14.43%) OOD
14 13 (13.40%) Spring
14 13 (13.40%) Oracle
15 12 (12.37%) C
15 12 (12.37%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (10.31%) Node.js
2 6 (6.19%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) Drupal
3 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) SaaS
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) LDAP
2 4 (4.12%) HTTP
2 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.09%) Internet
3 3 (3.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.06%) SSL
4 2 (2.06%) RTP
4 2 (2.06%) RTSP
4 2 (2.06%) Network Security
4 2 (2.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Redis
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.28%) Selenium
3 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.15%) Maven
4 4 (4.12%) MSBuild
4 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (2.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.03%) Subversion
6 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.15%) Games
2 5 (5.15%) French Language
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) HTML
2 18 (18.56%) .NET
3 16 (16.49%) CSS
4 15 (15.46%) Web Services
4 15 (15.46%) RESTful
5 13 (13.40%) Spring
6 12 (12.37%) XML
7 10 (10.31%) JDBC
7 10 (10.31%) Servlets
7 10 (10.31%) J2EE
7 10 (10.31%) Struts2
7 10 (10.31%) Struts
8 9 (9.28%) jQuery
8 9 (9.28%) Ajax
9 7 (7.22%) LAMP
9 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.22%) HTML5
10 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
11 5 (5.15%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.15%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.46%) Open Source
3 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (11.34%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.15%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (4.12%) IPTV
6 4 (4.12%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.06%) User Experience
8 2 (2.06%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.06%) SCORM
9 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Windows
3 5 (5.15%) UNIX
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Android
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (72.16%) Software Engineering
2 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.49%) UML
3 16 (16.49%) OO
4 15 (15.46%) Software Testing
5 14 (14.43%) OOD
6 11 (11.34%) Test Scripting
6 11 (11.34%) V-Model
7 10 (10.31%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.25%) System Testing
8 8 (8.25%) MVC
9 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.19%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.15%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.15%) Time Management
10 5 (5.15%) Scrum
10 5 (5.15%) Product Management
10 5 (5.15%) Software Architecture
11 4 (4.12%) Low Latency
11 4 (4.12%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.05%) Java
2 33 (34.02%) C#
3 28 (28.87%) C++
4 22 (22.68%) SQL
5 17 (17.53%) Perl
6 16 (16.49%) Python
7 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
8 12 (12.37%) C
9 8 (8.25%) PHP
10 5 (5.15%) AspectJ
11 2 (2.06%) Ruby
11 2 (2.06%) VBScript
11 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.03%) Ada
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) Degree
2 12 (12.37%) ISEB
2 12 (12.37%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) GAMP
2 3 (3.09%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) Informatica
4 3 (3.09%) QNX
5 2 (2.06%) Telerik
5 2 (2.06%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.06%) Remedy
6 1 (1.03%) Nokia
6 1 (1.03%) BT
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