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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 48 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 14 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.78% 4.75% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 6.12% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 20
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £55,750 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
376 490 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 74.75% 77.53% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 326 408 394
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) C#
3 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (36.67%) MVC
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
6 10 (33.33%) Java
6 10 (33.33%) Windows
7 9 (30.00%) Web Services
7 9 (30.00%) XML
7 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (30.00%) C++
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (26.67%) PHP
8 8 (26.67%) TDD
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (23.33%) HTML5
9 7 (23.33%) QA
9 7 (23.33%) OO
9 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (20.00%) Scrum
11 5 (16.67%) Subversion
11 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (16.67%) JIRA
11 5 (16.67%) CSS
11 5 (16.67%) Eclipse

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Liferay
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) 4G
2 1 (3.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) QlikView
6 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) Ingres
6 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.00%) Hudson
4 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.67%) Gradle
6 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Graduate
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (30.00%) Web Services
4 9 (30.00%) XML
5 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (23.33%) HTML5
7 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 4 (13.33%) SOAP
8 4 (13.33%) DCOM
8 4 (13.33%) RESTful
8 4 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (10.00%) Backbone.js
9 3 (10.00%) Symfony
9 3 (10.00%) XSLT
9 3 (10.00%) Ajax
10 2 (6.67%) J2EE
10 2 (6.67%) Classic ASP
10 2 (6.67%) STL
10 2 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.67%) SUSE
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) MVC
3 8 (26.67%) TDD
4 7 (23.33%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) DSDM
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Kanban
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) UML
8 2 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.67%) E-business
8 2 (6.67%) Release Management
8 2 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 10 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) C++
6 8 (26.67%) PHP
7 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (10.00%) Python
9 2 (6.67%) VC++
10 1 (3.33%) VB6
10 1 (3.33%) Ruby
10 1 (3.33%) Groovy
10 1 (3.33%) Scala
10 1 (3.33%) VB
10 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) AAT
2 3 (10.00%) ACCA
2 3 (10.00%) CIMA
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.67%) Zend
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
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