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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 96 79 96
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 48 58 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.92% 2.54% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.70% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 28
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £48,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
2293 2152 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.68% 94.14% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1712 1632
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 63 (68.48%) Software Engineering
2 36 (39.13%) C++
3 33 (35.87%) Degree
4 31 (33.70%) Computer Science
5 29 (31.52%) Java
6 28 (30.43%) C#
7 23 (25.00%) Linux
8 22 (23.91%) SQL
9 17 (18.48%) .NET
10 16 (17.39%) RESTful
11 15 (16.30%) Windows
11 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (16.30%) Open Source
12 14 (15.22%) Web Services
12 14 (15.22%) Client/Server
12 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
14 12 (13.04%) Python
14 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (11.96%) Selenium
16 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
16 10 (10.87%) Perl
16 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
16 10 (10.87%) XML
16 10 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (9.78%) J2EE
17 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
17 9 (9.78%) JDBC
17 9 (9.78%) Servlets
17 9 (9.78%) Struts

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (9.78%) Node.js
2 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) LDAP
2 5 (5.43%) HTTP
2 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.35%) Internet
4 3 (3.26%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.26%) SSL
5 2 (2.17%) RTP
5 2 (2.17%) RTSP
5 2 (2.17%) Network Security
5 2 (2.17%) OpenFlow
5 2 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (1.09%) HBase
5 1 (1.09%) Redis
5 1 (1.09%) Riak
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.09%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Selenium
2 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.43%) MSBuild
3 5 (5.43%) Maven
4 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.17%) MSTest
5 2 (2.17%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.09%) Subversion
6 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (6.52%) Games
2 5 (5.43%) French Language
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.26%) Finance
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) .NET
2 16 (17.39%) RESTful
3 14 (15.22%) Web Services
4 10 (10.87%) XML
5 9 (9.78%) Struts
5 9 (9.78%) Spring
5 9 (9.78%) J2EE
5 9 (9.78%) JDBC
5 9 (9.78%) Servlets
5 9 (9.78%) Struts2
6 8 (8.70%) HTML
6 8 (8.70%) Ajax
6 8 (8.70%) STL
7 7 (7.61%) CSS
7 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
8 6 (6.52%) LAMP
8 6 (6.52%) REST
9 5 (5.43%) FreeMarker
9 5 (5.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (5.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.70%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.30%) Open Source
3 14 (15.22%) Client/Server
4 10 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.52%) IPTV
6 5 (5.43%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (2.17%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.09%) Social Media
9 1 (1.09%) iPad
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Linux
2 15 (16.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Android
3 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (68.48%) Software Engineering
2 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.78%) MVC
3 9 (9.78%) Software Testing
4 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
4 6 (6.52%) Scrum
4 6 (6.52%) OO
5 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
5 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (5.43%) Time Management
5 5 (5.43%) V-Model
5 5 (5.43%) Product Management
5 5 (5.43%) Software Architecture
5 5 (5.43%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (4.35%) System Testing
6 4 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.26%) Refactoring
7 3 (3.26%) Data Security
8 2 (2.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.13%) C++
2 29 (31.52%) Java
3 28 (30.43%) C#
4 22 (23.91%) SQL
5 12 (13.04%) Python
6 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.87%) Perl
7 7 (7.61%) PHP
8 5 (5.43%) C
8 5 (5.43%) AspectJ
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) Ada
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) ISEB
2 6 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) GAMP
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) QNX
4 2 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.09%) BT
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Informatica
5 1 (1.09%) Nokia
5 1 (1.09%) Websense
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