The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 152 188 169
Rank change year-on-year +36 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 32 31 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.96% 0.63% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.66% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 50
Median salary £63,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.50% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3164 4679 5148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.90% 94.64% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 3816 3820
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Berkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Berkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Berkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +20 11 £85,000 +78.94% 1
Reading +34 10 £56,250 +12.50% 5
Wokingham - 4 £48,750 - 1
Senior Software Engineer
South East

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (72.46%) C++
3 34 (49.28%) Linux
4 30 (43.48%) SQL
5 29 (42.03%) C#
6 27 (39.13%) C
7 25 (36.23%) Java
8 20 (28.99%) Degree
9 19 (27.54%) Visual Studio
10 17 (24.64%) Python
10 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (24.64%) SDLC
11 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
12 15 (21.74%) TDD
12 15 (21.74%) Computer Science
13 14 (20.29%) CSS
13 14 (20.29%) HTML
13 14 (20.29%) Embedded Systems
14 13 (18.84%) Multithreading
15 12 (17.39%) .NET
15 12 (17.39%) LDAP
15 12 (17.39%) FTP
15 12 (17.39%) HTTP
15 12 (17.39%) Kerberos
15 12 (17.39%) NFS
15 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
16 11 (15.94%) Microservices
16 11 (15.94%) Scrum
16 11 (15.94%) STL
16 11 (15.94%) MFC

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) FTP
1 12 (17.39%) HTTP
1 12 (17.39%) Kerberos
1 12 (17.39%) LDAP
1 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) DNS
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) MySQL
1 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) HBase
2 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (5.80%) Subversion
5 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.90%) NUnit
7 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.45%) JUnit
7 1 (1.45%) Maven
7 1 (1.45%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.45%) TestNG
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) CSS
1 14 (20.29%) HTML
2 12 (17.39%) .NET
3 11 (15.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (15.94%) COM
3 11 (15.94%) MFC
3 11 (15.94%) STL
4 7 (10.14%) Ajax
5 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.25%) RESTful
6 5 (7.25%) WPF
7 4 (5.80%) Java EE
8 3 (4.35%) XML
9 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.90%) JSON
9 2 (2.90%) Node.js
9 2 (2.90%) Qt
9 2 (2.90%) Spring
9 2 (2.90%) WinForms
10 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 14 (20.29%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.25%) Social Media
5 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.80%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 34 (49.28%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) SDLC
3 15 (21.74%) TDD
4 13 (18.84%) Multithreading
5 11 (15.94%) Mathematics
5 11 (15.94%) Microservices
5 11 (15.94%) Scrum
6 8 (11.59%) OO
7 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.14%) OOP
8 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.25%) MVVM
8 5 (7.25%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.80%) BDD
9 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.80%) High Availability
9 4 (5.80%) Monte Carlo Method
9 4 (5.80%) OOD
9 4 (5.80%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (72.46%) C++
2 30 (43.48%) SQL
3 29 (42.03%) C#
4 27 (39.13%) C
5 25 (36.23%) Java
6 17 (24.64%) Python
7 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
8 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.35%) Apex Code
9 3 (4.35%) PHP
9 3 (4.35%) Ruby
10 2 (2.90%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.90%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.45%) Perl
11 1 (1.45%) R
11 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) NFS
2 1 (1.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) DevExpress
2 5 (7.25%) Telerik
3 4 (5.80%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus(10%), health, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + excellent bens & Flex
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago