Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 208 258
Rank change year-on-year +27 +50 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 81 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.24% 0.84% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.88% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75 53 46
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,500 £43,375
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £63,750
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 6,256 6,021 8,544
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.59% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5,099 4,827 6,847
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £28,700 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +3.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +18 30 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Bracknell +4 30 £85,000 - 1
Newbury +6 8 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Slough +11 7 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Wokingham -3 2 £51,500 -6.36%
Senior Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 81 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (58.02%) C++
3 41 (50.62%) C#
4 38 (46.91%) C
5 31 (38.27%) Visual Studio
6 30 (37.04%) SQL
7 29 (35.80%) Java
7 29 (35.80%) TDD
8 26 (32.10%) Multithreading
9 25 (30.86%) SDLC
10 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
11 20 (24.69%) Spring
11 20 (24.69%) MFC
11 20 (24.69%) COM
11 20 (24.69%) STL
11 20 (24.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
13 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
13 17 (20.99%) Degree
14 16 (19.75%) Microservices
14 16 (19.75%) OO
15 15 (18.52%) REST
15 15 (18.52%) Java 8
16 14 (17.28%) User Stories
16 14 (17.28%) Electronics
16 14 (17.28%) Web Services
16 14 (17.28%) .NET
16 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
17 13 (16.05%) Linux

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 4 (4.94%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (3.70%) SaaS
5 2 (2.47%) PaaS
5 2 (2.47%) Serverless
6 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Bluetooth
1 7 (8.64%) Ethernet
1 7 (8.64%) RS-232
1 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
1 7 (8.64%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (7.41%) AMQP
3 5 (6.17%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon QuickSight
3 4 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.94%) Hazelcast
3 4 (4.94%) MySQL
3 4 (4.94%) Pentaho
3 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (38.27%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.35%) JUnit
3 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.11%) JIRA
4 8 (9.88%) Subversion
5 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.17%) Xcode
7 4 (4.94%) Gatling
7 4 (4.94%) Gradle
7 4 (4.94%) JMeter
7 4 (4.94%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.70%) Maven
9 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.23%) Ant
10 1 (1.23%) Mockito
10 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 14 (17.28%) Electronics
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Automotive
3 5 (6.17%) Multimedia
4 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 20 (24.69%) COM
1 20 (24.69%) MFC
1 20 (24.69%) Spring
1 20 (24.69%) STL
2 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 15 (18.52%) REST
4 14 (17.28%) .NET
4 14 (17.28%) Web Services
5 13 (16.05%) Hibernate
6 11 (13.58%) JPA
7 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
7 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
8 8 (9.88%) CSS
9 7 (8.64%) HTML
9 7 (8.64%) WinForms
9 7 (8.64%) WPF
10 6 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (6.17%) RESTful
12 4 (4.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.64%) CAN bus
2 7 (8.64%) Robotics
3 6 (7.41%) Device Driver
4 5 (6.17%) Internet of Things
5 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.70%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.47%) Social Media
8 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.23%) Fintech
8 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.23%) PKI
8 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) Android
2 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (35.80%) TDD
3 26 (32.10%) Multithreading
4 25 (30.86%) SDLC
5 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
7 16 (19.75%) Microservices
7 16 (19.75%) OO
8 14 (17.28%) User Stories
9 11 (13.58%) UML
10 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.35%) Unit Testing
11 9 (11.11%) BDD
11 9 (11.11%) Scrum
11 9 (11.11%) Service Design
12 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (8.64%) Android Development
13 7 (8.64%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (8.64%) iOS Development
13 7 (8.64%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) C++
2 41 (50.62%) C#
3 38 (46.91%) C
4 30 (37.04%) SQL
5 29 (35.80%) Java
6 15 (18.52%) Java 8
7 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.41%) Embedded C
8 6 (7.41%) Python
9 5 (6.17%) Assembly Language
9 5 (6.17%) XAML
10 3 (3.70%) Embedded C++
10 3 (3.70%) VB
10 3 (3.70%) VC++
11 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.47%) Scala
12 1 (1.23%) ES6
12 1 (1.23%) Ruby
12 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.23%) ECSS
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Ansible
1 4 (4.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Assembla
3 4 (4.94%) Birst
3 4 (4.94%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.23%) VMware