The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 53 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.55% 3.54% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 4.47% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 20
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
513 492 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 81.82% 79.10% 76.09%
Number of salaries quoted 405 419 406
Average salary £49,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Slough

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) OO
3 22 (61.11%) C#
3 22 (61.11%) C++
4 21 (58.33%) .NET
5 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 20 (55.56%) SQL
6 19 (52.78%) OOA/OOD
7 17 (47.22%) Windows
7 17 (47.22%) Computer Science
8 16 (44.44%) Degree
9 15 (41.67%) UML
9 15 (41.67%) HTML
9 15 (41.67%) Finance
10 14 (38.89%) Java
10 14 (38.89%) T-SQL
11 13 (36.11%) XML
11 13 (36.11%) E-business
11 13 (36.11%) Migration
12 10 (27.78%) WinForms
13 9 (25.00%) C
13 9 (25.00%) STL
13 9 (25.00%) CSS
14 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
14 8 (22.22%) VC++
15 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
15 7 (19.44%) Linux
16 6 (16.67%) UNIX
16 6 (16.67%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Ingres
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 2 (5.56%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Software Engineer
2 21 (58.33%) Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Graduate
4 8 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) C++/C# Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (19.44%) C++ Developer
5 7 (19.44%) C# Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 2 (5.56%) C# Programmer
9 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) HTML
3 13 (36.11%) XML
4 10 (27.78%) WinForms
5 9 (25.00%) CSS
5 9 (25.00%) STL
6 5 (13.89%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) WCF
8 3 (8.33%) Ajax
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) HTML5
8 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.56%) Protocol Buffers
9 2 (5.56%) JSP
9 2 (5.56%) Servlets
9 2 (5.56%) DHTML
9 2 (5.56%) WPF
10 1 (2.78%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (8.33%) Android
4 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) OO
3 19 (52.78%) OOA/OOD
4 15 (41.67%) UML
5 13 (36.11%) E-business
5 13 (36.11%) Migration
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Analytics
8 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.56%) DRM
10 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
10 2 (5.56%) OOD
10 2 (5.56%) SOA
10 2 (5.56%) Microservices
11 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.78%) OOP
11 1 (2.78%) Project Management
11 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (2.78%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) C#
1 22 (61.11%) C++
2 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 14 (38.89%) Java
4 9 (25.00%) C
5 8 (22.22%) VC++
6 4 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) VBScript
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.78%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com