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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 71 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 73 82 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.90% 3.55% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 4.75% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 59 77 82
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £47,903 £47,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1953 1727 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.62% 74.83% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1337 1336 1256
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,850
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 68 (49.28%) Java
2 51 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (34.78%) C++
4 45 (32.61%) Degree
5 41 (29.71%) Linux
6 32 (23.19%) JavaScript
7 31 (22.46%) SQL
7 31 (22.46%) C#
8 29 (21.01%) HTML
9 28 (20.29%) CSS
10 27 (19.57%) Computer Science
11 25 (18.12%) Ajax
11 25 (18.12%) Windows
12 24 (17.39%) SaaS
13 22 (15.94%) Web Services
14 21 (15.22%) PHP
14 21 (15.22%) Spring
15 20 (14.49%) SQL Server
15 20 (14.49%) Perl
15 20 (14.49%) MVC
16 19 (13.77%) Open Source
17 18 (13.04%) C
18 17 (12.32%) .NET
18 17 (12.32%) XML
18 17 (12.32%) UML
18 17 (12.32%) Python
18 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (11.59%) RESTful
19 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
19 16 (11.59%) J2EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (7.97%) Node.js
2 8 (5.80%) Apache
3 7 (5.07%) Drupal
3 7 (5.07%) IIS
4 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.35%) MS Office
3 5 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.39%) SaaS
2 5 (3.62%) Force.com
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.42%) HTTP
2 10 (7.25%) LDAP
3 7 (5.07%) Internet
4 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.62%) ATM
5 4 (2.90%) Broadband
6 3 (2.17%) SSL
6 3 (2.17%) SMTP
7 2 (1.45%) Wireless
7 2 (1.45%) RTP
7 2 (1.45%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.45%) VPN
7 2 (1.45%) Network Security
7 2 (1.45%) RTSP
8 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.72%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.25%) MySQL
3 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.17%) Big Data
5 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.72%) Redis
7 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 10 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.80%) Subversion
4 5 (3.62%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.62%) Maven
4 5 (3.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.62%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (3.62%) TestNG
4 5 (3.62%) Selenium
5 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
General
1 15 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.14%) Finance
3 8 (5.80%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) French Language
4 5 (3.62%) Avionics
5 4 (2.90%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.90%) Electronics
6 3 (2.17%) Military
7 2 (1.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (51.45%) Software Engineer
2 61 (44.20%) Developer
3 27 (19.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 24 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 22 (15.94%) Programmer
6 16 (11.59%) Java Developer
7 15 (10.87%) Senior Developer
7 15 (10.87%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (10.14%) Senior Software Developer
9 11 (7.97%) PHP Programmer
9 11 (7.97%) PHP Developer
9 11 (7.97%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) C# Developer
10 9 (6.52%) Web Developer
11 8 (5.80%) Software Programmer
12 7 (5.07%) Senior C++ Developer
12 7 (5.07%) PHP Web Developer
12 7 (5.07%) Web Programmer
12 7 (5.07%) C++ Software Developer
12 7 (5.07%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.01%) HTML
2 28 (20.29%) CSS
3 25 (18.12%) Ajax
4 22 (15.94%) Web Services
5 21 (15.22%) Spring
6 17 (12.32%) .NET
6 17 (12.32%) XML
7 16 (11.59%) RESTful
7 16 (11.59%) J2EE
8 14 (10.14%) jQuery
9 12 (8.70%) HTML5
9 12 (8.70%) LAMP
10 10 (7.25%) Struts2
10 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET
10 10 (7.25%) JDBC
10 10 (7.25%) Servlets
10 10 (7.25%) Struts
11 8 (5.80%) SOAP
11 8 (5.80%) STL
12 7 (5.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.77%) Open Source
3 14 (10.14%) Client/Server
4 11 (7.97%) Mathematics
4 11 (7.97%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.07%) iPhone
6 5 (3.62%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.90%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.17%) Physics
9 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.45%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.45%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.45%) Cybernetics
9 2 (1.45%) Statistics
9 2 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.72%) User Experience
10 1 (0.72%) MPEG
10 1 (0.72%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.71%) Linux
2 25 (18.12%) Windows
3 13 (9.42%) UNIX
4 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.07%) Debian
6 3 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.45%) Android
7 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.72%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.72%) HPUX
8 1 (0.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.49%) MVC
3 17 (12.32%) UML
3 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (10.14%) Multithreading
5 13 (9.42%) OO
5 13 (9.42%) Web Development
6 9 (6.52%) OOD
7 8 (5.80%) Scrum
7 8 (5.80%) iOS Development
8 7 (5.07%) Integration Testing
8 7 (5.07%) CRM
9 6 (4.35%) SOA
9 6 (4.35%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.62%) Web Application Development
10 5 (3.62%) DevOps
10 5 (3.62%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.62%) Resource Management
10 5 (3.62%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.62%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.28%) Java
2 48 (34.78%) C++
3 32 (23.19%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.46%) SQL
4 31 (22.46%) C#
5 21 (15.22%) PHP
6 20 (14.49%) Perl
7 18 (13.04%) C
8 17 (12.32%) Python
9 7 (5.07%) Ruby
9 7 (5.07%) PHP5
9 7 (5.07%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.62%) AspectJ
10 5 (3.62%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.17%) VB
11 3 (2.17%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.45%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.45%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (32.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) PhD
4 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle
3 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.62%) IBM
4 5 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.90%) QNX
6 3 (2.17%) Informatica
7 1 (0.72%) SAP
7 1 (0.72%) Citrix
7 1 (0.72%) Websense
7 1 (0.72%) Remedy
7 1 (0.72%) Nokia
7 1 (0.72%) BT
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