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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 76 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 66 105 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.68% 4.50% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 6.28% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 57 97 74
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,400 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1823 1672 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.05% 71.70% 76.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1287 1371
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 63 (46.67%) Java
2 50 (37.04%) C++
3 48 (35.56%) Linux
4 42 (31.11%) Degree
5 37 (27.41%) JavaScript
6 31 (22.96%) C#
7 30 (22.22%) HTML
8 29 (21.48%) CSS
9 28 (20.74%) SQL
10 27 (20.00%) Windows
10 27 (20.00%) Ajax
11 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (18.52%) Computer Science
12 25 (18.52%) Web Services
13 23 (17.04%) SaaS
14 22 (16.30%) MVC
14 22 (16.30%) .NET
15 21 (15.56%) Open Source
16 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
17 19 (14.07%) PHP
18 18 (13.33%) Python
18 18 (13.33%) Spring
18 18 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (12.59%) RESTful
19 17 (12.59%) C
20 16 (11.85%) J2EE
20 16 (11.85%) MS Excel
20 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
21 15 (11.11%) jQuery
21 15 (11.11%) Perl

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (8.15%) Apache
2 9 (6.67%) Node.js
3 8 (5.93%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.44%) IIS
5 5 (3.70%) Drupal
5 5 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.74%) Tornado
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.44%) MS Office
3 5 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.04%) SaaS
2 5 (3.70%) Force.com
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) HTTP
2 8 (5.93%) LDAP
3 7 (5.19%) Internet
4 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.70%) ATM
6 4 (2.96%) Broadband
7 3 (2.22%) SMTP
7 3 (2.22%) SSL
8 2 (1.48%) RTSP
8 2 (1.48%) Network Security
8 2 (1.48%) RTP
8 2 (1.48%) Wireless
8 2 (1.48%) SMS
8 2 (1.48%) VPN
8 2 (1.48%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.74%) TETRA
9 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) MySQL
3 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.96%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.48%) Big Data
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) HBase
8 1 (0.74%) Redis
8 1 (0.74%) Riak
8 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 8 (5.93%) Subversion
3 6 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (3.70%) Maven
4 5 (3.70%) Selenium
4 5 (3.70%) TestNG
4 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (8.89%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.44%) Banking
4 5 (3.70%) French Language
4 5 (3.70%) Avionics
5 2 (1.48%) Electronics
5 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Military
6 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (50.37%) Developer
2 62 (45.93%) Software Engineer
3 25 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 21 (15.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 20 (14.81%) Programmer
6 16 (11.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (11.85%) Senior Developer
7 14 (10.37%) Java Developer
7 14 (10.37%) Senior Software Developer
8 13 (9.63%) Web Developer
9 11 (8.15%) PHP Developer
9 11 (8.15%) PHP Programmer
10 9 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 9 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) C++ Developer
11 8 (5.93%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (5.19%) Web Programmer
12 7 (5.19%) PHP Web Developer
12 7 (5.19%) Senior C++ Developer
12 7 (5.19%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.22%) HTML
2 29 (21.48%) CSS
3 27 (20.00%) Ajax
4 25 (18.52%) Web Services
5 22 (16.30%) .NET
6 18 (13.33%) Spring
7 17 (12.59%) RESTful
8 16 (11.85%) J2EE
9 15 (11.11%) jQuery
10 14 (10.37%) XML
11 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
12 10 (7.41%) LAMP
12 10 (7.41%) WCF
13 9 (6.67%) HTML5
14 8 (5.93%) Struts2
14 8 (5.93%) REST
14 8 (5.93%) JSON
14 8 (5.93%) JDBC
14 8 (5.93%) Servlets
14 8 (5.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.56%) Open Source
3 13 (9.63%) Client/Server
4 10 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 9 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (5.19%) iPhone
7 5 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.96%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (2.22%) DataPower
9 3 (2.22%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.48%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.48%) IVR
10 2 (1.48%) STB
10 2 (1.48%) Physics
10 2 (1.48%) RIA
10 2 (1.48%) New Media
11 1 (0.74%) Social Media
11 1 (0.74%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.56%) Linux
2 27 (20.00%) Windows
3 15 (11.11%) UNIX
4 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.19%) Debian
4 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.96%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.96%) Solaris
6 3 (2.22%) AIX
7 2 (1.48%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.48%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.48%) Android
7 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.30%) MVC
3 18 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (9.63%) Scrum
5 12 (8.89%) OO
5 12 (8.89%) Web Development
6 10 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 8 (5.93%) UML
7 8 (5.93%) iOS Development
8 7 (5.19%) SOA
9 6 (4.44%) OOP
10 5 (3.70%) CRM
10 5 (3.70%) Resource Management
10 5 (3.70%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.70%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.70%) Requirements Management
10 5 (3.70%) DevOps
10 5 (3.70%) Software Architecture
10 5 (3.70%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) Java
2 50 (37.04%) C++
3 37 (27.41%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.96%) C#
5 28 (20.74%) SQL
6 19 (14.07%) PHP
7 18 (13.33%) Python
8 17 (12.59%) C
9 15 (11.11%) Perl
10 7 (5.19%) Objective-C
10 7 (5.19%) PHP5
11 5 (3.70%) Apex Code
11 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.70%) AspectJ
11 5 (3.70%) Ruby
12 3 (2.22%) VB
13 2 (1.48%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.48%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.74%) Ada
Qualifications
1 42 (31.11%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.41%) IBM
3 8 (5.93%) Oracle
4 7 (5.19%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.70%) QNX
6 3 (2.22%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.74%) BT
7 1 (0.74%) Websense
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) Citrix
7 1 (0.74%) Informatica
7 1 (0.74%) Nokia
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum GBP 25 - 35K +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London, Swansea, Reading, Belfast
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
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