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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 51 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.60% 1.56% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.65% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £34,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +43.67%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
537 547 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.55% 94.80% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 474 472 456
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) PhD
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) MATLAB
4 4 (44.44%) GIS
4 4 (44.44%) Electronics
4 4 (44.44%) LabVIEW
4 4 (44.44%) Image Processing
4 4 (44.44%) Digital Signal Processing
4 4 (44.44%) Signal Processing
4 4 (44.44%) RS-232
4 4 (44.44%) RS-485
4 4 (44.44%) QGIS
4 4 (44.44%) Data Acquisition
4 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) CSS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) RS-232
1 4 (44.44%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) GIS
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) QGIS
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) LabVIEW
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Data Acquisition
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (44.44%) Image Processing
2 4 (44.44%) Signal Processing
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) MATLAB
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft