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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 52 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 20 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.01% 3.98% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 5.10% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 9
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £34,750 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,350 £65,250 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
531 451 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 79.85% 78.03% 83.18%
Number of salaries quoted 384 368 397
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 £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,050 £72,500
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 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) OO
3 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (47.37%) C#
4 18 (47.37%) C++
5 17 (44.74%) Java
5 17 (44.74%) .NET
5 17 (44.74%) Windows
6 16 (42.11%) Degree
7 15 (39.47%) HTML
7 15 (39.47%) OOA/OOD
7 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
8 14 (36.84%) UML
8 14 (36.84%) Finance
9 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
9 13 (34.21%) XML
9 13 (34.21%) Linux
10 12 (31.58%) PHP
10 12 (31.58%) E-business
10 12 (31.58%) Migration
11 9 (23.68%) WinForms
12 8 (21.05%) STL
12 8 (21.05%) UNIX
13 7 (18.42%) CSS
13 7 (18.42%) VC++
14 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
15 5 (13.16%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (7.89%) Apache
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.63%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.26%) Ingres
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.26%) Big Data
5 2 (5.26%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) Hudson
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Software Engineer
2 20 (52.63%) Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Graduate
4 11 (28.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) Software Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (15.79%) Graduate Software Developer
7 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
8 5 (13.16%) C++ Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
10 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
10 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
10 3 (7.89%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (7.89%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Engineer
11 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) HTML
3 13 (34.21%) XML
4 9 (23.68%) WinForms
5 8 (21.05%) STL
6 7 (18.42%) CSS
7 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 5 (13.16%) jQuery
8 4 (10.53%) Ajax
9 3 (7.89%) HTML5
9 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (7.89%) Backbone.js
9 3 (7.89%) Symfony
9 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.89%) Servlets
10 2 (5.26%) Spring
10 2 (5.26%) JSP
10 2 (5.26%) DHTML
10 2 (5.26%) J2EE
10 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) UNIX
4 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.89%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
5 2 (5.26%) VMS
5 2 (5.26%) SUSE
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) OO
3 15 (39.47%) OOA/OOD
4 14 (36.84%) UML
5 12 (31.58%) E-business
5 12 (31.58%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
7 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.26%) Release Management
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps
8 2 (5.26%) Microservices
8 2 (5.26%) BDD
8 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.26%) MVC
8 2 (5.26%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) C++
3 17 (44.74%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
5 12 (31.58%) PHP
6 7 (18.42%) VC++
7 4 (10.53%) C
8 3 (7.89%) Python
9 2 (5.26%) VBScript
9 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.63%) Ruby
10 1 (2.63%) Groovy
10 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) AAT
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ACCA
2 1 (2.63%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.63%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.26%) Zend
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) GigaSpaces