Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 215 274
Rank change year-on-year +15 +59 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 70 54 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.03% 0.81% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 65 54 41
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £70,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 6,524 6,340 9,074
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 95.35% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5,277 5,128 7,358
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £28,088
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,750 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +31 30 £62,000 +12.73% 4
Bracknell -11 19 £85,000 - 3
Newbury -14 10 £57,500 -23.33% 2
Slough - 7 £47,500 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 70 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (55.71%) C++
3 29 (41.43%) C
3 29 (41.43%) C#
4 28 (40.00%) Java
5 26 (37.14%) Visual Studio
5 26 (37.14%) SDLC
6 25 (35.71%) SQL
7 24 (34.29%) TDD
7 24 (34.29%) Multithreading
8 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 19 (27.14%) Spring
11 18 (25.71%) OO
12 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
12 17 (24.29%) Degree
12 17 (24.29%) Microservices
13 16 (22.86%) AngularJS
13 16 (22.86%) STL
14 15 (21.43%) COM
14 15 (21.43%) UML
14 15 (21.43%) MFC
14 15 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 14 (20.00%) Java 8
15 14 (20.00%) Firmware
15 14 (20.00%) Electronics
16 13 (18.57%) Web Services
16 13 (18.57%) Hibernate
16 13 (18.57%) JPA
17 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing

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 5 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (5.71%) SaaS
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) AMQP
2 4 (5.71%) Bluetooth
2 4 (5.71%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 4 (5.71%) RS-232
2 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon QuickSight
3 5 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.14%) Hazelcast
3 5 (7.14%) MySQL
3 5 (7.14%) Pentaho
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.43%) JUnit
3 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.14%) Gatling
4 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.14%) JMeter
4 5 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.71%) JIRA
5 4 (5.71%) Subversion
5 4 (5.71%) Xcode
6 2 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) Ant
7 1 (1.43%) Gradle
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) TestNG
7 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (20.00%) Electronics
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.14%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Automotive
4 4 (5.71%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) Spring
2 16 (22.86%) AngularJS
2 16 (22.86%) STL
3 15 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (21.43%) COM
3 15 (21.43%) MFC
4 13 (18.57%) Hibernate
4 13 (18.57%) JPA
4 13 (18.57%) Web Services
5 11 (15.71%) REST
6 9 (12.86%) .NET
7 8 (11.43%) CSS
8 7 (10.00%) HTML
8 7 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.57%) J2EE
9 6 (8.57%) RESTful
10 5 (7.14%) Gherkin
10 5 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.71%) CAN bus
3 4 (5.71%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.71%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.71%) Robotics
4 3 (4.29%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.43%) Fintech
6 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) Android
3 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (37.14%) SDLC
3 24 (34.29%) Multithreading
3 24 (34.29%) TDD
4 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 18 (25.71%) OO
7 17 (24.29%) Microservices
8 15 (21.43%) UML
9 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
10 11 (15.71%) User Stories
11 10 (14.29%) Service Design
12 9 (12.86%) BDD
12 9 (12.86%) CMMI
12 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.86%) OOD
12 9 (12.86%) Process Improvement
12 9 (12.86%) Release Management
12 9 (12.86%) Scrum
12 9 (12.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) C++
2 29 (41.43%) C
2 29 (41.43%) C#
3 28 (40.00%) Java
4 25 (35.71%) SQL
5 14 (20.00%) Java 8
6 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.14%) Assembly Language
7 5 (7.14%) Embedded C
8 4 (5.71%) Python
8 4 (5.71%) XAML
9 3 (4.29%) VB
9 3 (4.29%) VC++
10 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) ECSS
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Ansible
1 5 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Birst
2 5 (7.14%) SAP
3 4 (5.71%) Assembla
4 1 (1.43%) VMware