The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 44 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +41
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 130 112 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.65% 5.09% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 6.53% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 115 96 43
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Software Engineering
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1863 1716 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.96% 78.04% 72.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1304 1166
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Reading region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Reading

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 95 (47.03%) Java
2 90 (44.55%) C#
3 85 (42.08%) .NET
4 80 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (35.64%) SQL
6 69 (34.16%) JavaScript
7 62 (30.69%) ASP.NET
8 61 (30.20%) Degree
9 59 (29.21%) MVC
10 58 (28.71%) Web Services
11 48 (23.76%) OO
12 43 (21.29%) Linux
13 42 (20.79%) HTML
14 41 (20.30%) Spring
15 37 (18.32%) Microsoft
16 36 (17.82%) TDD
16 36 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (17.33%) Perl
17 35 (17.33%) CSS
18 34 (16.83%) C++
18 34 (16.83%) SQL Server
18 34 (16.83%) UNIX
18 34 (16.83%) Web Application Development
19 32 (15.84%) jQuery
20 31 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (15.35%) UML
20 31 (15.35%) Python
21 30 (14.85%) XML
21 30 (14.85%) Unit Testing
22 28 (13.86%) Ajax

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (12.38%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.42%) WebSphere
3 15 (7.43%) JBoss
4 13 (6.44%) Apache
5 9 (4.46%) IIS
5 9 (4.46%) Node.js
6 8 (3.96%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.98%) CMS
8 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.49%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 24 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.44%) SaaS
2 3 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.49%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.43%) LDAP
2 6 (2.97%) HTTP
2 6 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.97%) SAN
2 6 (2.97%) Firewall
2 6 (2.97%) NAS
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.92%) MySQL
4 10 (4.95%) Hadoop
5 9 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.47%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.97%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.98%) DB2
10 2 (0.99%) Big Data
10 2 (0.99%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.38%) Visual Studio
3 22 (10.89%) Subversion
4 20 (9.90%) Maven
5 9 (4.46%) Selenium
6 8 (3.96%) JIRA
6 8 (3.96%) Ant
7 7 (3.47%) JUnit
7 7 (3.47%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.98%) RequisitePro
8 4 (1.98%) ClearQuest
8 4 (1.98%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.98%) Rational Rose
8 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (1.49%) AnthillPro
9 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.49%) NuGet
9 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (9.90%) Finance
2 13 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.95%) Advertising
4 5 (2.48%) Banking
4 5 (2.48%) French Language
5 3 (1.49%) Marketing
5 3 (1.49%) Automotive
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 106 (52.48%) Developer
2 103 (50.99%) Software Engineer
3 37 (18.32%) Java Developer
4 34 (16.83%) C# Developer
4 34 (16.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (15.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 31 (15.35%) .NET Developer
5 31 (15.35%) Software Developer
6 27 (13.37%) Java Software Engineer
7 22 (10.89%) Senior Developer
7 22 (10.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (10.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (9.41%) C# Software Engineer
9 19 (9.41%) Web Developer
9 19 (9.41%) Programmer
9 19 (9.41%) C# Programmer
10 16 (7.92%) .NET Software Engineer
10 16 (7.92%) .NET Programmer
11 15 (7.43%) Software Programmer
12 14 (6.93%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (42.08%) .NET
2 62 (30.69%) ASP.NET
3 58 (28.71%) Web Services
4 42 (20.79%) HTML
5 41 (20.30%) Spring
6 36 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (17.33%) CSS
8 32 (15.84%) jQuery
9 30 (14.85%) XML
10 28 (13.86%) Ajax
11 25 (12.38%) Struts
11 25 (12.38%) HTML5
12 22 (10.89%) WPF
13 20 (9.90%) J2EE
14 18 (8.91%) CSS3
15 14 (6.93%) RESTful
15 14 (6.93%) Swing
15 14 (6.93%) SWT
16 13 (6.44%) AngularJS
17 12 (5.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.37%) Open Source
2 25 (12.38%) Mobile App
3 18 (8.91%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.42%) Social Media
5 13 (6.44%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.47%) User Experience
8 5 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.49%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.50%) MPEG
12 1 (0.50%) SCORM
12 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.50%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.50%) Physics
12 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.29%) Linux
2 34 (16.83%) UNIX
3 24 (11.88%) Windows
4 6 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.98%) AIX
6 3 (1.49%) SUSE
6 3 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.49%) Android
6 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.99%) VMS
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.21%) MVC
3 48 (23.76%) OO
4 36 (17.82%) TDD
5 34 (16.83%) Web Application Development
6 31 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (15.35%) UML
7 30 (14.85%) Unit Testing
8 26 (12.87%) System Testing
9 23 (11.39%) OOD
10 21 (10.40%) Scrum
11 19 (9.41%) Validation
11 19 (9.41%) SOA
12 18 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (8.91%) Multithreading
12 18 (8.91%) Web Development
13 17 (8.42%) Waterfall
13 17 (8.42%) OOA/OOD
14 15 (7.43%) Test Automation
15 14 (6.93%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 95 (47.03%) Java
2 90 (44.55%) C#
3 72 (35.64%) SQL
4 69 (34.16%) JavaScript
5 35 (17.33%) Perl
6 34 (16.83%) C++
7 31 (15.35%) Python
8 24 (11.88%) C
9 17 (8.42%) Shell Script
10 16 (7.92%) T-SQL
11 14 (6.93%) Ruby
12 11 (5.45%) PHP
13 6 (2.97%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.48%) AspectJ
15 4 (1.98%) VBScript
16 3 (1.49%) XPath
17 2 (0.99%) Groovy
17 2 (0.99%) XQuery
17 2 (0.99%) VB
17 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (30.20%) Degree
2 8 (3.96%) VCP4
3 4 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.99%) PhD
5 1 (0.50%) PMP
5 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.94%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.95%) Puppet
2 6 (2.97%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.87%) Oracle
3 16 (7.92%) Telerik
3 16 (7.92%) DevExpress
4 6 (2.97%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.48%) IBM
5 5 (2.48%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.98%) SaltStack
6 4 (1.98%) Remedy
7 3 (1.49%) Google
7 3 (1.49%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.99%) BT
9 1 (0.50%) Cognos
9 1 (0.50%) Informatica
9 1 (0.50%) Ektron
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum and bonus, pension, Health,shares,
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago