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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 85 96 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 67 44 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.92% 1.88% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 2.03% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 64 39 48
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £50,750
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
2153 2169 2041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.85% 92.65% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1579 1655
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (88.51%) Software Engineering
2 66 (44.59%) C#
3 57 (38.51%) Java
3 57 (38.51%) JavaScript
4 55 (37.16%) .NET
5 50 (33.78%) SQL
6 49 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (29.05%) Degree
8 42 (28.38%) Linux
9 41 (27.70%) HTML
10 40 (27.03%) Microsoft
11 38 (25.68%) CSS
12 36 (24.32%) System Testing
13 34 (22.97%) PHP
14 33 (22.30%) OOP
14 33 (22.30%) MVC
14 33 (22.30%) Open Source
14 33 (22.30%) jQuery
15 32 (21.62%) SaaS
15 32 (21.62%) Mobile App
16 30 (20.27%) C++
17 28 (18.92%) Windows
18 27 (18.24%) Computer Science
19 26 (17.57%) OO
19 26 (17.57%) XML
20 25 (16.89%) Web Services
20 25 (16.89%) SQL Server
21 23 (15.54%) Selenium
21 23 (15.54%) WebSphere
21 23 (15.54%) Relational Database

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 23 (15.54%) WebSphere
2 21 (14.19%) JBoss
3 19 (12.84%) Tomcat
4 15 (10.14%) WebLogic
5 14 (9.46%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.76%) Apache
7 9 (6.08%) Node.js
8 6 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (4.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.35%) IIS
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.43%) InfoPath
3 5 (3.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.62%) SaaS
2 15 (10.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (10.14%) Google App Engine
2 15 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.38%) GitHub
4 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) LDAP
2 10 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.41%) HTTP
3 8 (5.41%) Firewall
4 6 (4.05%) NAS
4 6 (4.05%) SAN
5 2 (1.35%) SSL
5 2 (1.35%) VPN
6 1 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.68%) DNS
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.54%) Relational Database
3 21 (14.19%) MySQL
4 9 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.70%) Big Data
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.68%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (15.54%) Selenium
2 18 (12.16%) JIRA
3 17 (11.49%) Git (software)
4 15 (10.14%) Ant
4 15 (10.14%) JUnit
5 13 (8.78%) Visual Studio
6 9 (6.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (6.08%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (5.41%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 5 (3.38%) Maven
10 4 (2.70%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.35%) Subversion
11 2 (1.35%) Rational Rose
11 2 (1.35%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.35%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.35%) RequisitePro
12 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (10.14%) Aerospace
2 14 (9.46%) Advertising
3 9 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.38%) Finance
4 5 (3.38%) French Language
5 2 (1.35%) Avionics
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (37.16%) .NET
2 41 (27.70%) HTML
3 38 (25.68%) CSS
4 33 (22.30%) jQuery
5 26 (17.57%) XML
6 25 (16.89%) Web Services
7 22 (14.86%) HTML5
8 21 (14.19%) WPF
8 21 (14.19%) Ajax
9 16 (10.81%) CSS3
9 16 (10.81%) AngularJS
10 15 (10.14%) Spring
10 15 (10.14%) JSON
10 15 (10.14%) PhoneGap
10 15 (10.14%) Servlets
10 15 (10.14%) ASP.NET
11 13 (8.78%) RESTful
12 11 (7.43%) J2EE
12 11 (7.43%) WCF
13 10 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.62%) Mobile App
2 27 (18.24%) Computer Science
3 15 (10.14%) Social Media
4 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.35%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.68%) DTV
9 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.38%) Linux
2 28 (18.92%) Windows
3 19 (12.84%) UNIX
4 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Android
5 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (88.51%) Software Engineering
2 49 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (24.32%) System Testing
4 33 (22.30%) OOP
4 33 (22.30%) MVC
4 33 (22.30%) Open Source
5 26 (17.57%) OO
6 21 (14.19%) SOA
7 19 (12.84%) Mobile Development
8 17 (11.49%) Web Development
8 17 (11.49%) Unit Testing
8 17 (11.49%) Software Architecture
9 16 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (9.46%) Release Management
11 11 (7.43%) UML
12 9 (6.08%) SDLC
12 9 (6.08%) Scrum
12 9 (6.08%) Use Case
12 9 (6.08%) Multithreading
13 8 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.59%) C#
2 57 (38.51%) Java
2 57 (38.51%) JavaScript
3 50 (33.78%) SQL
4 34 (22.97%) PHP
5 30 (20.27%) C++
6 22 (14.86%) Python
7 17 (11.49%) Ruby
8 14 (9.46%) VB
9 9 (6.08%) C
10 8 (5.41%) Perl
11 7 (4.73%) T-SQL
12 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.38%) AspectJ
14 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 43 (29.05%) Degree
2 11 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) PhD
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.73%) Firmware
2 6 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (8.78%) Puppet
2 6 (4.05%) OpenAM
3 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.70%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.35%) Salt
6 1 (0.68%) Graphite
6 1 (0.68%) collectd
6 1 (0.68%) logstash
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.68%) Cacti
6 1 (0.68%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.19%) Oracle
3 15 (10.14%) Google
4 9 (6.08%) Telerik
5 6 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.38%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.35%) IBM
7 2 (1.35%) Websense
7 2 (1.35%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) Cognos
8 1 (0.68%) SAP
8 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.68%) Ektron
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-58k + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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