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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 48 78 45
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -33
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 99 68 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.62% 2.74% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 3.53% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 83 54 92
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £81,750 £46,455
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1734 1924 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.99% 77.55% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1340 1322
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 119 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (44.07%) C#
3 96 (40.68%) SQL
4 94 (39.83%) Java
5 89 (37.71%) JavaScript
6 87 (36.86%) Degree
7 77 (32.63%) .NET
8 76 (32.20%) Computer Science
9 71 (30.08%) HTML
10 60 (25.42%) Linux
11 58 (24.58%) CSS
12 57 (24.15%) C++
13 53 (22.46%) OO
14 51 (21.61%) PHP
14 51 (21.61%) jQuery
15 46 (19.49%) MySQL
15 46 (19.49%) MVC
16 43 (18.22%) Web Services
17 42 (17.80%) OOP
17 42 (17.80%) SQL Server
18 41 (17.37%) Python
19 40 (16.95%) Unit Testing
20 39 (16.53%) XML
21 38 (16.10%) Scrum
22 35 (14.83%) ASP.NET
23 34 (14.41%) SaaS
23 34 (14.41%) HTML5
23 34 (14.41%) AngularJS
24 33 (13.98%) Oracle
25 31 (13.14%) Web Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 26 (11.02%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.75%) WebSphere
3 22 (9.32%) JBoss
4 21 (8.90%) WebLogic
5 12 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.66%) Apache
7 5 (2.12%) IIS
7 5 (2.12%) Node.js
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.66%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.41%) SaaS
2 14 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (5.93%) Google App Engine
2 14 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.54%) IaaS
4 5 (2.12%) PaaS
4 5 (2.12%) GitHub
4 5 (2.12%) Taleo
5 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.93%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.24%) HTTP
3 8 (3.39%) SSL
4 6 (2.54%) Internet
4 6 (2.54%) DNS
4 6 (2.54%) SSH
5 5 (2.12%) DHCP
6 3 (1.27%) SMTP
7 2 (0.85%) VPN
7 2 (0.85%) ATM
7 2 (0.85%) Network Security
7 2 (0.85%) Firewall
8 1 (0.42%) SS7
8 1 (0.42%) H.323
8 1 (0.42%) VoIP
8 1 (0.42%) POP3
8 1 (0.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.49%) MySQL
2 42 (17.80%) SQL Server
3 23 (9.75%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (9.32%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.54%) DB2
7 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.12%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.12%) Big Data
8 4 (1.69%) SQLite
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.85%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.85%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (8.90%) Visual Studio
1 21 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.47%) JIRA
3 18 (7.63%) Selenium
3 18 (7.63%) JUnit
4 17 (7.20%) Eclipse
5 16 (6.78%) Ant
6 9 (3.81%) FitNesse
7 8 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.39%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.97%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.97%) Subversion
8 7 (2.97%) Maven
9 6 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.69%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.85%) Robotium
11 2 (0.85%) JBehave
11 2 (0.85%) ClearCase
General
1 15 (6.36%) Aerospace
2 13 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.81%) Advertising
4 8 (3.39%) Finance
5 7 (2.97%) Publishing
6 3 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Avionics
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Military
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 126 (53.39%) Software Engineer
2 114 (48.31%) Developer
3 47 (19.92%) Senior Software Engineer
4 29 (12.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 29 (12.29%) C# Developer
5 26 (11.02%) .NET Developer
6 25 (10.59%) Software Developer
7 22 (9.32%) Java Developer
8 18 (7.63%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.63%) C# Software Engineer
9 17 (7.20%) Java Software Engineer
10 16 (6.78%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (5.51%) Graduate
12 12 (5.08%) Programmer
12 12 (5.08%) Support Engineer
13 11 (4.66%) Technical Support
13 11 (4.66%) Technical Support Engineer
13 11 (4.66%) C++ Developer
13 11 (4.66%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (32.63%) .NET
2 71 (30.08%) HTML
3 58 (24.58%) CSS
4 51 (21.61%) jQuery
5 43 (18.22%) Web Services
6 39 (16.53%) XML
7 35 (14.83%) ASP.NET
8 34 (14.41%) HTML5
8 34 (14.41%) AngularJS
9 29 (12.29%) WPF
10 28 (11.86%) WCF
10 28 (11.86%) JSON
11 27 (11.44%) Ajax
12 23 (9.75%) CSS3
13 20 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (7.20%) Servlets
15 16 (6.78%) PhoneGap
15 16 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (6.36%) Spring
16 15 (6.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 76 (32.20%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.90%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.51%) Mobile App
5 12 (5.08%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.39%) User Experience
7 7 (2.97%) Physics
7 7 (2.97%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (2.54%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.54%) Statistics
8 6 (2.54%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.27%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.85%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.42%) Derivative
12 1 (0.42%) DTV
12 1 (0.42%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.42%) Linux
2 30 (12.71%) Windows
3 19 (8.05%) UNIX
4 7 (2.97%) Solaris
4 7 (2.97%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (2.97%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.69%) Android
5 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.42%) SUSE
6 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (50.42%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.46%) OO
3 46 (19.49%) MVC
4 42 (17.80%) OOP
5 40 (16.95%) Unit Testing
6 38 (16.10%) Scrum
7 31 (13.14%) Web Development
8 26 (11.02%) System Testing
8 26 (11.02%) Open Source
9 22 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (9.32%) Multithreading
9 22 (9.32%) SOA
10 20 (8.47%) Mobile Development
11 19 (8.05%) TDD
12 16 (6.78%) CAD
13 15 (6.36%) Software Architecture
14 12 (5.08%) Software Testing
15 11 (4.66%) OOD
15 11 (4.66%) SDLC
15 11 (4.66%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 104 (44.07%) C#
2 96 (40.68%) SQL
3 94 (39.83%) Java
4 89 (37.71%) JavaScript
5 57 (24.15%) C++
6 51 (21.61%) PHP
7 41 (17.37%) Python
8 24 (10.17%) T-SQL
9 22 (9.32%) Ruby
10 16 (6.78%) C
11 13 (5.51%) VB
12 10 (4.24%) VB.NET
13 9 (3.81%) Perl
14 6 (2.54%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.27%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.85%) VBScript
16 2 (0.85%) XPath
16 2 (0.85%) PHP5
16 2 (0.85%) Groovy
17 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 87 (36.86%) Degree
2 12 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.54%) PhD
4 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.85%) ISEB
6 1 (0.42%) PMP
6 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.47%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.12%) Firmware
1 5 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.12%) XenServer
2 4 (1.69%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (5.93%) Puppet
2 5 (2.12%) collectd
2 5 (2.12%) logstash
2 5 (2.12%) Salt
2 5 (2.12%) Graphite
2 5 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.12%) Nagios
2 5 (2.12%) ZABBIX
2 5 (2.12%) Cacti
2 5 (2.12%) Ganglia
3 4 (1.69%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (13.98%) Oracle
2 28 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.93%) Google
4 10 (4.24%) Websense
5 9 (3.81%) Telerik
6 7 (2.97%) BT
7 5 (2.12%) Sun
7 5 (2.12%) Genesys
7 5 (2.12%) VMware
8 4 (1.69%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.27%) IBM
10 2 (0.85%) Zend
10 2 (0.85%) SAP
11 1 (0.42%) Adobe
11 1 (0.42%) ATG
11 1 (0.42%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.42%) hybris
11 1 (0.42%) Twitter
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Axica Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Axica Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40-45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £59,000 per annum £45-59k + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Yell
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
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