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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 74 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 59 115 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.55% 5.07% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 7.26% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54 107 73
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1697 1583 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.43% 69.74% 76.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1243 1452
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 62 (43.66%) Java
2 60 (42.25%) C++
3 49 (34.51%) Degree
4 48 (33.80%) Linux
5 38 (26.76%) C#
5 38 (26.76%) JavaScript
6 32 (22.54%) HTML
7 30 (21.13%) .NET
8 29 (20.42%) Windows
9 28 (19.72%) SQL
10 26 (18.31%) SQL Server
10 26 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
11 25 (17.61%) UNIX
11 25 (17.61%) CSS
12 24 (16.90%) Web Services
13 23 (16.20%) Ajax
13 23 (16.20%) SaaS
14 22 (15.49%) ASP.NET
15 20 (14.08%) C
15 20 (14.08%) Python
15 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
16 19 (13.38%) MVC
17 18 (12.68%) OO
17 18 (12.68%) Mathematics
18 17 (11.97%) WCF
18 17 (11.97%) jQuery
18 17 (11.97%) Open Source
18 17 (11.97%) HTTP
19 16 (11.27%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (7.75%) Apache
1 11 (7.75%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.23%) Node.js
2 6 (4.23%) IIS
3 5 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.11%) Drupal
5 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.70%) CMS
6 1 (0.70%) Tornado
Applications
1 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.20%) SaaS
2 5 (3.52%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) HTTP
2 9 (6.34%) Internet
3 8 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.52%) LDAP
4 5 (3.52%) SSL
5 3 (2.11%) SMTP
5 3 (2.11%) ATM
5 3 (2.11%) Broadband
6 2 (1.41%) Wireless
6 2 (1.41%) RTP
6 2 (1.41%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.41%) SMS
6 2 (1.41%) VPN
6 2 (1.41%) Network Security
6 2 (1.41%) RTSP
7 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.70%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.63%) MySQL
4 7 (4.93%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.52%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.41%) Big Data
10 1 (0.70%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.70%) HBase
10 1 (0.70%) Redis
10 1 (0.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Subversion
2 7 (4.93%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.52%) TestNG
3 5 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.52%) Selenium
3 5 (3.52%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.11%) Maven
6 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (9.15%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.52%) Avionics
4 4 (2.82%) Banking
5 3 (2.11%) French Language
6 2 (1.41%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.41%) Legal
6 2 (1.41%) Publishing
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Military
7 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (54.93%) Developer
2 63 (44.37%) Software Engineer
3 34 (23.94%) Software Developer
4 21 (14.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (13.38%) Programmer
6 17 (11.97%) Senior Developer
7 15 (10.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (10.56%) Senior Software Developer
8 14 (9.86%) Java Developer
9 13 (9.15%) Web Developer
10 11 (7.75%) Graduate
11 10 (7.04%) PHP Developer
11 10 (7.04%) C# Developer
11 10 (7.04%) PHP Programmer
12 9 (6.34%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 8 (5.63%) Lead Developer
13 8 (5.63%) C++ Developer
13 8 (5.63%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 7 (4.93%) C++ Software Developer
14 7 (4.93%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.54%) HTML
2 30 (21.13%) .NET
3 25 (17.61%) CSS
4 24 (16.90%) Web Services
5 23 (16.20%) Ajax
6 22 (15.49%) ASP.NET
7 17 (11.97%) WCF
7 17 (11.97%) jQuery
8 16 (11.27%) RESTful
9 15 (10.56%) Spring
10 13 (9.15%) J2EE
11 11 (7.75%) XML
11 11 (7.75%) WPF
12 9 (6.34%) JSON
12 9 (6.34%) HTML5
13 8 (5.63%) SOAP
14 7 (4.93%) LAMP
14 7 (4.93%) AngularJS
14 7 (4.93%) REST
15 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.68%) Mathematics
3 17 (11.97%) Open Source
4 13 (9.15%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.63%) DataPower
6 7 (4.93%) Physics
7 6 (4.23%) iPhone
8 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.82%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.41%) New Media
11 2 (1.41%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.41%) Streaming Video
11 2 (1.41%) Clustering
11 2 (1.41%) IVR
11 2 (1.41%) RIA
11 2 (1.41%) STB
12 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.80%) Linux
2 29 (20.42%) Windows
3 25 (17.61%) UNIX
4 7 (4.93%) Solaris
5 6 (4.23%) Debian
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.23%) AIX
5 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.11%) Nucleus RTOS
6 3 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.11%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.41%) Android
8 1 (0.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.38%) MVC
3 18 (12.68%) OO
4 16 (11.27%) Web Development
5 15 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (9.15%) Scrum
7 9 (6.34%) OOP
8 8 (5.63%) OOD
9 7 (4.93%) Multithreading
9 7 (4.93%) SOA
9 7 (4.93%) iOS Development
10 6 (4.23%) ETL
10 6 (4.23%) UML
10 6 (4.23%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.52%) Software Testing
11 5 (3.52%) Requirements Management
11 5 (3.52%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.52%) Test Automation
11 5 (3.52%) Information Security
11 5 (3.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 62 (43.66%) Java
2 60 (42.25%) C++
3 38 (26.76%) C#
3 38 (26.76%) JavaScript
4 28 (19.72%) SQL
5 20 (14.08%) C
5 20 (14.08%) Python
6 15 (10.56%) Perl
6 15 (10.56%) PHP
7 9 (6.34%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.23%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.23%) PHP5
9 5 (3.52%) Apex Code
9 5 (3.52%) VB
10 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.11%) Ruby
11 3 (2.11%) AspectJ
12 2 (1.41%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.41%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.70%) Lua
Qualifications
1 49 (34.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) IBM
3 9 (6.34%) Oracle
4 6 (4.23%) Ab Initio
4 6 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.82%) QNX
7 3 (2.11%) Websense
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 6 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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