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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 55 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.50% 3.86% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 4.94% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 19
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
519 466 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 80.97% 78.19% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 397 396 393
Average salary £49,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) OO
3 22 (53.66%) C++
4 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
4 21 (51.22%) SQL
4 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
5 20 (48.78%) Windows
5 20 (48.78%) C#
6 19 (46.34%) .NET
7 17 (41.46%) Java
7 17 (41.46%) OOA/OOD
8 16 (39.02%) UML
8 16 (39.02%) HTML
8 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
9 15 (36.59%) Degree
9 15 (36.59%) Finance
9 15 (36.59%) T-SQL
9 15 (36.59%) XML
10 14 (34.15%) Migration
10 14 (34.15%) E-business
11 12 (29.27%) Linux
12 11 (26.83%) WinForms
13 10 (24.39%) STL
13 10 (24.39%) PHP
14 9 (21.95%) VC++
15 8 (19.51%) UNIX
16 7 (17.07%) CSS
16 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
17 6 (14.63%) C
17 6 (14.63%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Liferay
3 1 (2.44%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Ingres
4 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.88%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Software Engineer
2 23 (56.10%) Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Graduate
4 11 (26.83%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 9 (21.95%) Software Developer
6 7 (17.07%) C++/C# Developer
6 7 (17.07%) C++ Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Graduate Software Developer
7 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
8 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) HTML
3 15 (36.59%) XML
4 11 (26.83%) WinForms
5 10 (24.39%) STL
6 7 (17.07%) CSS
7 5 (12.20%) jQuery
8 4 (9.76%) Ajax
8 4 (9.76%) Web Services
9 3 (7.32%) HTML5
9 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.32%) Servlets
9 3 (7.32%) Symfony
10 2 (4.88%) J2EE
10 2 (4.88%) DHTML
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.88%) JSP
10 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.88%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) UNIX
4 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.32%) Android
5 2 (4.88%) VMS
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) OO
3 17 (41.46%) OOA/OOD
4 16 (39.02%) UML
5 14 (34.15%) Migration
5 14 (34.15%) E-business
6 5 (12.20%) Analytics
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.88%) Release Management
8 2 (4.88%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.88%) MVC
8 2 (4.88%) DRM
8 2 (4.88%) OOD
8 2 (4.88%) SOA
8 2 (4.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) C++
2 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 20 (48.78%) C#
4 17 (41.46%) Java
5 15 (36.59%) T-SQL
6 10 (24.39%) PHP
7 9 (21.95%) VC++
8 6 (14.63%) C
9 4 (9.76%) Python
10 2 (4.88%) Ruby
10 2 (4.88%) VBScript
10 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.44%) Scala
11 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) AAT
2 1 (2.44%) ACCA
2 1 (2.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.44%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Zend
2 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) GigaSpaces