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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 46 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 112 128 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.68% 5.57% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 7.07% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 98 100 86
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1923 1811 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.43% 78.77% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1377 1223
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 27 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 80 (44.44%) Java
2 79 (43.89%) C#
3 70 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (38.33%) .NET
5 57 (31.67%) SQL
6 55 (30.56%) JavaScript
7 52 (28.89%) Web Services
8 48 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 48 (26.67%) Degree
9 46 (25.56%) MVC
10 42 (23.33%) OO
11 39 (21.67%) Spring
12 38 (21.11%) C++
13 35 (19.44%) HTML
13 35 (19.44%) UML
14 34 (18.89%) Linux
14 34 (18.89%) Microsoft
15 31 (17.22%) Perl
16 30 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 30 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (16.11%) CSS
18 28 (15.56%) Visual Studio
18 28 (15.56%) UNIX
19 27 (15.00%) Ajax
19 27 (15.00%) Web Application Development
20 26 (14.44%) MS Excel
21 25 (13.89%) OOD
21 25 (13.89%) Windows
21 25 (13.89%) TDD
22 24 (13.33%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (11.67%) Tomcat
2 13 (7.22%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.22%) Apache
3 11 (6.11%) Node.js
4 10 (5.56%) JBoss
5 9 (5.00%) IIS
6 6 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.22%) CMS
7 4 (2.22%) Drupal
7 4 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.67%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.11%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.44%) LDAP
2 6 (3.33%) Firewall
2 6 (3.33%) NAS
2 6 (3.33%) HTTP
2 6 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.11%) MySQL
4 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.11%) Big Data
10 2 (1.11%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 19 (10.56%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.89%) Subversion
4 15 (8.33%) Maven
5 9 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.22%) RequisitePro
6 4 (2.22%) ClearQuest
6 4 (2.22%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.22%) Rational Rose
6 4 (2.22%) Selenium
6 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 4 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.67%) NuGet
7 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.67%) JIRA
8 2 (1.11%) Ant
8 2 (1.11%) JUnit
8 2 (1.11%) AnthillPro
8 2 (1.11%) JBehave
8 2 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (13.33%) Finance
2 19 (10.56%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.44%) Advertising
3 8 (4.44%) Banking
4 6 (3.33%) French Language
5 3 (1.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.11%) Military
6 2 (1.11%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (56.67%) Software Engineer
2 83 (46.11%) Developer
3 31 (17.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 30 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 30 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (14.44%) Java Developer
6 25 (13.89%) .NET Developer
6 25 (13.89%) Software Developer
7 24 (13.33%) Senior Developer
8 20 (11.11%) Programmer
8 20 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
9 19 (10.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (8.89%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (8.89%) Web Developer
11 16 (8.89%) Software Programmer
11 16 (8.89%) C# Programmer
12 13 (7.22%) .NET Software Engineer
12 13 (7.22%) .NET Programmer
13 11 (6.11%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (38.33%) .NET
2 52 (28.89%) Web Services
3 48 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 39 (21.67%) Spring
5 35 (19.44%) HTML
6 30 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (16.11%) CSS
8 27 (15.00%) Ajax
9 24 (13.33%) jQuery
10 23 (12.78%) XML
11 22 (12.22%) J2EE
12 21 (11.67%) Struts
12 21 (11.67%) HTML5
13 20 (11.11%) WPF
14 16 (8.89%) RESTful
15 14 (7.78%) WCF
15 14 (7.78%) Servlets
16 13 (7.22%) JDBC
16 13 (7.22%) .NET Framework
17 11 (6.11%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.22%) Open Source
2 16 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.78%) Social Media
4 13 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (7.22%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.89%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.33%) User Experience
7 6 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.22%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.11%) MPEG
10 2 (1.11%) Statistics
10 2 (1.11%) Cybernetics
10 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.11%) Physics
10 2 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.89%) Linux
2 28 (15.56%) UNIX
3 25 (13.89%) Windows
4 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.22%) AIX
6 3 (1.67%) SUSE
6 3 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.11%) VMS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.56%) MVC
3 42 (23.33%) OO
4 35 (19.44%) UML
5 27 (15.00%) Web Application Development
6 25 (13.89%) OOD
6 25 (13.89%) TDD
7 24 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 23 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (11.67%) Multithreading
10 19 (10.56%) System Testing
11 18 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (9.44%) Scrum
13 13 (7.22%) OOA/OOD
13 13 (7.22%) Integration Testing
14 11 (6.11%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.11%) Validation
14 11 (6.11%) SOA
15 10 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (5.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 80 (44.44%) Java
2 79 (43.89%) C#
3 57 (31.67%) SQL
4 55 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 38 (21.11%) C++
6 31 (17.22%) Perl
7 24 (13.33%) Python
8 23 (12.78%) C
9 13 (7.22%) Shell Script
10 12 (6.67%) T-SQL
11 11 (6.11%) Ruby
12 6 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.33%) PHP
12 6 (3.33%) AspectJ
13 4 (2.22%) VBScript
13 4 (2.22%) XPath
14 2 (1.11%) Groovy
14 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 48 (26.67%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.22%) PhD
4 1 (0.56%) PMP
4 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.00%) Puppet
2 6 (3.33%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.11%) Oracle
3 13 (7.22%) Telerik
3 13 (7.22%) DevExpress
4 6 (3.33%) IBM
4 6 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.22%) Remedy
6 4 (2.22%) Informatica
7 3 (1.67%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.67%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.11%) QNX
9 1 (0.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) Cognos
9 1 (0.56%) Ektron
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