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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 106 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 33 69 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.56% 2.91% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 3.04% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33 65 60
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £74,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 57 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 37 (63.79%) C++
3 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (48.28%) Degree
5 27 (46.55%) Computer Science
6 26 (44.83%) Java
7 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
8 20 (34.48%) Linux
9 18 (31.03%) C#
10 17 (29.31%) Scrum
11 16 (27.59%) .NET
12 15 (25.86%) Web Services
13 14 (24.14%) HTML
13 14 (24.14%) Python
14 13 (22.41%) CSS
15 12 (20.69%) Windows
15 12 (20.69%) C
15 12 (20.69%) Multithreading
16 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
16 11 (18.97%) PHP
16 11 (18.97%) OO
16 11 (18.97%) TDD
17 10 (17.24%) HTTP
17 10 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (15.52%) OOD
18 9 (15.52%) MVC
19 8 (13.79%) Data Management
19 8 (13.79%) Ajax
19 8 (13.79%) SaaS
20 7 (12.07%) Open Source

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (8.62%) Node.js
2 2 (3.45%) JBoss
2 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) GIMP
1 1 (1.72%) OrCAD
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) SaaS
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) HTTP
2 7 (12.07%) SSL
2 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) SMTP
4 3 (5.17%) DNS
4 3 (5.17%) FTP
4 3 (5.17%) Internet
4 3 (5.17%) POP3
4 3 (5.17%) SSH
5 2 (3.45%) DVB
5 2 (3.45%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.62%) MySQL
3 4 (6.90%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Redis
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) FitNesse
1 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) Subversion
3 4 (6.90%) ClearCase
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) Ant
5 2 (3.45%) JUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) Capybara
6 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.72%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.72%) Maven
6 1 (1.72%) RSpec
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.17%) Electronics
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) French Language
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) .NET
2 15 (25.86%) Web Services
3 14 (24.14%) HTML
4 13 (22.41%) CSS
5 8 (13.79%) Ajax
6 7 (12.07%) DCOM
6 7 (12.07%) MAPI
6 7 (12.07%) WCF
6 7 (12.07%) WPF
7 6 (10.34%) HTML5
8 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.90%) RESTful
8 4 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (6.90%) STL
8 4 (6.90%) XML
9 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.17%) jQuery
10 2 (3.45%) CSS3
10 2 (3.45%) JSON
10 2 (3.45%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (46.55%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.62%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.45%) Physics
6 1 (1.72%) Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.72%) MPEG
6 1 (1.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Windows
3 7 (12.07%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Debian
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) SUSE
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) Scrum
4 12 (20.69%) Multithreading
5 11 (18.97%) OO
5 11 (18.97%) TDD
5 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
6 9 (15.52%) MVC
6 9 (15.52%) OOD
7 8 (13.79%) Data Management
8 7 (12.07%) ATDD
8 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (12.07%) OOP
8 7 (12.07%) Open Source
8 7 (12.07%) SDLC
9 6 (10.34%) Web Development
10 5 (8.62%) Kanban
10 5 (8.62%) UML
11 4 (6.90%) ERP
11 4 (6.90%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C++
2 26 (44.83%) Java
3 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 18 (31.03%) C#
5 14 (24.14%) Python
6 12 (20.69%) C
7 11 (18.97%) PHP
8 7 (12.07%) SQL
9 6 (10.34%) Ruby
10 4 (6.90%) Ada
11 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
11 3 (5.17%) Embedded C++
12 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
12 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.72%) AspectJ
13 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (48.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) PhD
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Websense
2 3 (5.17%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Splunk
4 1 (1.72%) Freescale
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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