The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 60 69 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 88 69 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.54% 3.25% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 4.81% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 77 54 110
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1819 1435 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.08% 67.56% 72.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1096 1472
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
Berkshire

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 17 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 124 (55.11%) C++
2 115 (51.11%) C#
3 103 (45.78%) .NET
4 89 (39.56%) ASP.NET
5 77 (34.22%) Degree
6 70 (31.11%) HTML
6 70 (31.11%) Java
7 65 (28.89%) SQL Server
8 58 (25.78%) JavaScript
9 56 (24.89%) OO
9 56 (24.89%) WCF
10 54 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 51 (22.67%) Linux
12 47 (20.89%) SQL
13 45 (20.00%) UNIX
14 40 (17.78%) WPF
15 39 (17.33%) OOD
16 37 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (16.00%) Computer Science
18 33 (14.67%) Web Development
18 33 (14.67%) SaaS
19 32 (14.22%) Mathematics
19 32 (14.22%) MS Excel
20 30 (13.33%) Python
20 30 (13.33%) Windows
20 30 (13.33%) MVC
21 29 (12.89%) C
21 29 (12.89%) HTML5
22 28 (12.44%) Web Services
23 27 (12.00%) Physics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.00%) Apache
3 7 (3.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (3.11%) IIS
4 4 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.33%) Node.js
5 3 (1.33%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.89%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.44%) Tornado
Applications
1 32 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.67%) SaaS
2 4 (1.78%) Force.com
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.33%) HTTP
2 14 (6.22%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.00%) SSL
4 5 (2.22%) Internet
4 5 (2.22%) Wireless
5 3 (1.33%) IPsec
6 2 (0.89%) SMS
6 2 (0.89%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) SMTP
7 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.44%) TETRA
7 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (5.33%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.89%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.56%) Riak
8 7 (3.11%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.11%) DB2
9 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.78%) Big Data
11 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.33%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.89%) Redis
12 2 (0.89%) MySQL
12 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (2.22%) Selenium
4 4 (1.78%) TestNG
5 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.89%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.89%) NUnit
7 1 (0.44%) Subversion
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.44%) WiX
General
1 14 (6.22%) Finance
2 11 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.56%) Military
4 7 (3.11%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.67%) Legal
6 5 (2.22%) Games
7 4 (1.78%) Marketing
8 3 (1.33%) Publishing
8 3 (1.33%) Banking
9 2 (0.89%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Retail
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 128 (56.89%) Developer
2 115 (51.11%) Software Engineer
3 71 (31.56%) Software Developer
4 44 (19.56%) Senior Developer
5 39 (17.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 33 (14.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 29 (12.89%) Graduate
8 23 (10.22%) C# Developer
9 22 (9.78%) Junior
10 19 (8.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 17 (7.56%) Junior Developer
12 16 (7.11%) C++ Software Engineer
13 15 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
13 15 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
14 14 (6.22%) .NET Developer
14 14 (6.22%) Programmer
15 12 (5.33%) QA Engineer
15 12 (5.33%) .NET Software Engineer
15 12 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
16 11 (4.89%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (45.78%) .NET
2 89 (39.56%) ASP.NET
3 70 (31.11%) HTML
4 56 (24.89%) WCF
5 40 (17.78%) WPF
6 29 (12.89%) HTML5
7 28 (12.44%) Web Services
8 25 (11.11%) CSS
9 24 (10.67%) jQuery
10 23 (10.22%) Ajax
11 21 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (6.22%) XML
13 13 (5.78%) WebSphere MQ
14 12 (5.33%) J2EE
14 12 (5.33%) RESTful
15 11 (4.89%) .NET Framework
16 9 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (3.56%) Spring
17 8 (3.56%) JSON
17 8 (3.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 32 (14.22%) Mathematics
3 27 (12.00%) Physics
4 20 (8.89%) DataPower
5 13 (5.78%) Mobile App
6 11 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.44%) Client/Server
8 9 (4.00%) Open Source
9 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.11%) Clustering
10 6 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (2.22%) Social Media
12 4 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.78%) Animation
13 3 (1.33%) New Media
14 2 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
14 2 (0.89%) IVR
14 2 (0.89%) STB
14 2 (0.89%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.89%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.67%) Linux
2 45 (20.00%) UNIX
3 30 (13.33%) Windows
4 18 (8.00%) Solaris
5 16 (7.11%) AIX
6 4 (1.78%) Android
6 4 (1.78%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.33%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (1.33%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.89%) HPUX
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.89%) OO
2 39 (17.33%) OOD
3 37 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (14.67%) Web Development
5 30 (13.33%) MVC
6 15 (6.67%) Scrum
6 15 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 12 (5.33%) User Stories
7 12 (5.33%) OOP
8 11 (4.89%) Project Management
8 11 (4.89%) Test Automation
9 10 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.00%) TDD
11 8 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.56%) Risk Management
11 8 (3.56%) UML
11 8 (3.56%) SOA
11 8 (3.56%) Waterfall
11 8 (3.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 124 (55.11%) C++
2 115 (51.11%) C#
3 70 (31.11%) Java
4 58 (25.78%) JavaScript
5 47 (20.89%) SQL
6 30 (13.33%) Python
7 29 (12.89%) C
8 21 (9.33%) Shell Script
9 18 (8.00%) Perl
10 11 (4.89%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.11%) PHP
11 7 (3.11%) VC++
12 6 (2.67%) VB
12 6 (2.67%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.78%) Ruby
13 4 (1.78%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.33%) R
15 2 (0.89%) Scala
16 1 (0.44%) Lua
16 1 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 77 (34.22%) Degree
2 6 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.78%) PhD
4 3 (1.33%) ISEB
5 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) HND
6 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.67%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.89%) Puppet
2 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.44%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.44%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 54 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.78%) IBM
3 14 (6.22%) Ab Initio
4 8 (3.56%) Websense
5 6 (2.67%) Oracle
6 4 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.33%) QNX
8 2 (0.89%) BT
8 2 (0.89%) Citrix
9 1 (0.44%) SAP
9 1 (0.44%) Serena
9 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Full Corp Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + + benefits
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Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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