The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 51 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.57% 1.09% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.11% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 9
Average salary £50,000 £34,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.67% -18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £38,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
537 542 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 93.39% 98.19% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 471 463 556
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Slough region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Slough

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Slough region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) C
2 10 (62.50%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (43.75%) C++
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) C#
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) WCF
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
9 3 (18.75%) UNIX
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
10 2 (12.50%) HTML5
10 2 (12.50%) Windows
10 2 (12.50%) JSP
10 2 (12.50%) Servlets
10 2 (12.50%) T-SQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) JSP
5 2 (12.50%) Servlets
6 1 (6.25%) STL
6 1 (6.25%) WinForms
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) OO
3 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) E-business
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) C++
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) IEC 61508
1 1 (6.25%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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