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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 67 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 77 127 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.66% 5.28% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 6.25% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75 110 99
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1786 2031 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.97% 84.48% 82.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1381 1400
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 78 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 72 (41.38%) HTML
3 70 (40.23%) CSS
3 70 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (30.46%) C++
4 53 (30.46%) Degree
5 52 (29.89%) Computer Science
5 52 (29.89%) Linux
6 50 (28.74%) Java
7 48 (27.59%) C#
8 45 (25.86%) MySQL
8 45 (25.86%) Python
9 44 (25.29%) PHP
9 44 (25.29%) jQuery
10 39 (22.41%) XML
11 36 (20.69%) .NET
11 36 (20.69%) HTML5
12 35 (20.11%) SQL
12 35 (20.11%) Scrum
13 34 (19.54%) JSON
14 32 (18.39%) Ajax
14 32 (18.39%) Git (software)
15 31 (17.82%) CSS3
15 31 (17.82%) Data Management
15 31 (17.82%) Subversion
16 30 (17.24%) OOP
17 27 (15.52%) RESTful
18 26 (14.94%) MVC
19 25 (14.37%) SQL Server
20 23 (13.22%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (5.75%) Node.js
2 5 (2.87%) Apache
2 5 (2.87%) Drupal
3 4 (2.30%) CMS
3 4 (2.30%) JBoss
3 4 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.30%) WordPress
4 3 (1.72%) IIS
4 3 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Magento
2 3 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.34%) SaaS
2 3 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.15%) Taleo
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.90%) HTTP
2 10 (5.75%) Internet
3 9 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.02%) SMTP
4 7 (4.02%) SSL
5 5 (2.87%) DNS
5 5 (2.87%) FTP
5 5 (2.87%) POP3
5 5 (2.87%) SSH
6 4 (2.30%) Firewall
6 4 (2.30%) Junos
6 4 (2.30%) Network Security
7 2 (1.15%) DVB
7 2 (1.15%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.86%) MySQL
2 25 (14.37%) SQL Server
3 21 (12.07%) SQLite
4 9 (5.17%) Big Data
5 8 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.15%) DB2
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 31 (17.82%) Subversion
3 9 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.45%) FitNesse
5 4 (2.30%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.30%) JIRA
6 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.72%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.15%) Ant
7 2 (1.15%) ANTLR
7 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.15%) JUnit
7 2 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.15%) Selenium
7 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.57%) Capybara
8 1 (0.57%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.57%) Maven
8 1 (0.57%) RSpec
General
1 14 (8.05%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.47%) Finance
3 8 (4.60%) Electronics
4 7 (4.02%) Marketing
5 5 (2.87%) Advertising
6 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.15%) Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 93 (53.45%) Developer
2 57 (32.76%) Software Engineer
3 28 (16.09%) Software Developer
4 23 (13.22%) C++ Software Engineer
5 21 (12.07%) C# Developer
5 21 (12.07%) HTML CSS Developer
5 21 (12.07%) HTML Developer
6 19 (10.92%) PHP Developer
7 18 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
7 18 (10.34%) Python Developer
8 17 (9.77%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (8.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 14 (8.05%) Java Engineer
9 14 (8.05%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (8.05%) Senior Developer
10 13 (7.47%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (5.75%) C++ Developer
12 9 (5.17%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.60%) .NET Developer
13 8 (4.60%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (41.38%) HTML
2 70 (40.23%) CSS
3 44 (25.29%) jQuery
4 39 (22.41%) XML
5 36 (20.69%) .NET
5 36 (20.69%) HTML5
6 34 (19.54%) JSON
7 32 (18.39%) Ajax
8 31 (17.82%) CSS3
9 27 (15.52%) RESTful
10 19 (10.92%) Django
10 19 (10.92%) Web Services
11 17 (9.77%) WPF
12 15 (8.62%) ASP.NET
13 12 (6.90%) AngularJS
14 10 (5.75%) SOAP
15 8 (4.60%) REST
15 8 (4.60%) Spring
15 8 (4.60%) XSLT
16 7 (4.02%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 52 (29.89%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.17%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.60%) Digital Media
4 8 (4.60%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.60%) User Experience
5 6 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.87%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.30%) Physics
7 4 (2.30%) Social Media
8 2 (1.15%) Economics
8 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.57%) MPEG
9 1 (0.57%) STB
9 1 (0.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.89%) Linux
2 17 (9.77%) Windows
3 13 (7.47%) Unix
4 4 (2.30%) Android
4 4 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.30%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.11%) Scrum
3 31 (17.82%) Data Management
4 30 (17.24%) OOP
5 26 (14.94%) MVC
6 22 (12.64%) OO
7 21 (12.07%) Product Management
8 18 (10.34%) TDD
8 18 (10.34%) Web Development
9 15 (8.62%) SDLC
10 13 (7.47%) Service Delivery
10 13 (7.47%) User Stories
11 12 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.90%) Open Source
11 12 (6.90%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.32%) Multithreading
13 10 (5.75%) DevOps
13 10 (5.75%) Front End Development
13 10 (5.75%) Kanban
14 9 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 78 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 53 (30.46%) C++
3 50 (28.74%) Java
4 48 (27.59%) C#
5 45 (25.86%) Python
6 44 (25.29%) PHP
7 35 (20.11%) SQL
8 23 (13.22%) C
9 16 (9.20%) Ruby
10 7 (4.02%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.87%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.87%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.30%) Ada
12 4 (2.30%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.30%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.30%) Perl
12 4 (2.30%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.72%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.15%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 53 (30.46%) Degree
2 10 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.15%) PhD
4 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) QA
1 5 (2.87%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.15%) Docker
3 2 (1.15%) iptables
3 2 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.15%) XenServer
4 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.15%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (12.07%) Oracle
2 10 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.60%) VMware
4 7 (4.02%) Zend
5 5 (2.87%) HP
6 4 (2.30%) Adobe
6 4 (2.30%) CA
6 4 (2.30%) EMC
6 4 (2.30%) Forcepoint
7 3 (1.72%) Infovista
7 3 (1.72%) SAP
7 3 (1.72%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.15%) Splunk
8 2 (1.15%) Sun
9 1 (0.57%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.57%) Freescale
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