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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 46 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.06% 2.33% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 2.44% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 15
Average salary £24,500 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.98% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
528 573 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 97.42% 95.18% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 438 491 475
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 26 (74.29%) Software Engineering
2 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 22 (62.86%) C#
4 21 (60.00%) .NET
5 20 (57.14%) HTML
6 18 (51.43%) Java
6 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (45.71%) SQL
7 16 (45.71%) XML
8 14 (40.00%) Windows
8 14 (40.00%) C++
8 14 (40.00%) OO
9 13 (37.14%) Web Services
9 13 (37.14%) Linux
10 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
11 10 (28.57%) PHP
12 9 (25.71%) UML
12 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
12 9 (25.71%) CSS
13 8 (22.86%) UNIX
13 8 (22.86%) HTML5
14 7 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (20.00%) E-business
14 7 (20.00%) Degree
14 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 7 (20.00%) Scrum
14 7 (20.00%) WinForms
15 6 (17.14%) Finance
15 6 (17.14%) Migration
15 6 (17.14%) VC++

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Jetty
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.86%) Liferay
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) Ingres
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) Redis
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) Gradle
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Games
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 20 (57.14%) HTML
3 16 (45.71%) XML
4 13 (37.14%) Web Services
5 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
5 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 8 (22.86%) HTML5
7 7 (20.00%) WinForms
8 6 (17.14%) STL
9 5 (14.29%) XSLT
9 5 (14.29%) Ajax
10 4 (11.43%) jQuery
10 4 (11.43%) CSS3
10 4 (11.43%) Classic ASP
11 3 (8.57%) DCOM
11 3 (8.57%) Ext JS
11 3 (8.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (5.71%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.43%) RIA
4 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) UNIX
4 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.71%) SUSE
5 2 (5.71%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) CentOS
5 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.71%) VMS
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Software Engineering
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) OO
4 9 (25.71%) UML
5 7 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (20.00%) E-business
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) MVC
8 4 (11.43%) Web Development
9 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
9 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Analytics
10 2 (5.71%) DevOps
10 2 (5.71%) DRM
10 2 (5.71%) Content Management
10 2 (5.71%) TDD
11 1 (2.86%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.86%) Extreme Programming
11 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 22 (62.86%) C#
3 18 (51.43%) Java
4 16 (45.71%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) C++
6 10 (28.57%) PHP
7 6 (17.14%) VC++
7 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
8 3 (8.57%) Python
9 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.71%) VBScript
9 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
9 2 (5.71%) C
10 1 (2.86%) Groovy
10 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (2.86%) Zend