Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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

Senior Software Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 209 269
Rank change year-on-year +8 +60 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 46 68 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.69% 0.89% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.94% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 47
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £43,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,500 £65,600
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,344 7,258 10,669
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 95.45% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,172 5,684 8,720
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 21 £62,000 +30.53% 5
Maidenhead - 15 £57,500 - 1
Newbury -18 4 £51,250 - 1
Bracknell -27 3 £85,000 +54.55% 1
Slough - 2 £56,250 -
Thatcham - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) C
3 23 (50.00%) OO
4 21 (45.65%) C++
5 20 (43.48%) C#
5 20 (43.48%) .NET
6 19 (41.30%) Multithreading
7 18 (39.13%) Java
8 16 (34.78%) OOD
8 16 (34.78%) Degree
9 15 (32.61%) Linux
10 14 (30.43%) jQuery
11 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
12 12 (26.09%) Electronics
12 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
12 12 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
14 8 (17.39%) Device Driver
14 8 (17.39%) TDD
15 7 (15.22%) Web Services
15 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
15 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
15 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
15 7 (15.22%) SDLC
16 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
16 6 (13.04%) Python
17 5 (10.87%) CSS
17 5 (10.87%) STL

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 2 (4.35%) HBase
2 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (26.09%) Electronics
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) .NET
2 14 (30.43%) jQuery
3 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
3 12 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (15.22%) Web Services
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) HTML
5 5 (10.87%) REST
5 5 (10.87%) STL
6 3 (6.52%) Spring
7 2 (4.35%) Ajax
7 2 (4.35%) COM
7 2 (4.35%) J2EE
7 2 (4.35%) JAX-RS
7 2 (4.35%) JMS
7 2 (4.35%) LESS
7 2 (4.35%) MFC
7 2 (4.35%) Node.js
7 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.39%) Device Driver
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.70%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Unix
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (50.00%) OO
4 19 (41.30%) Multithreading
5 16 (34.78%) OOD
6 8 (17.39%) TDD
7 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.22%) SDLC
7 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.70%) CMMI
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
9 4 (8.70%) Release Management
9 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Time Management
9 4 (8.70%) UML
9 4 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C
2 21 (45.65%) C++
3 20 (43.48%) C#
4 18 (39.13%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) Python
7 3 (6.52%) SQL
8 2 (4.35%) Scala
9 1 (2.17%) F#
9 1 (2.17%) Go
9 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle