The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 196 177
Rank change year-on-year +34 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 22 20 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.67% 0.44% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.46% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 40
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £63,250
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 3105 4346 4938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.98% 96.53% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 3510 3724
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 £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Reading +35 12 £55,000 - 4
Bracknell - 4 £85,000 - 1
Wokingham +21 2 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Newbury -12 2 £75,000 +30.43% 1
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 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 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (55.56%) C++
3 27 (50.00%) SQL
4 24 (44.44%) C#
5 22 (40.74%) Java
6 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
7 18 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 18 (33.33%) Linux
8 17 (31.48%) C
8 17 (31.48%) TDD
9 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
9 15 (27.78%) SDLC
10 13 (24.07%) Python
11 11 (20.37%) STL
11 11 (20.37%) COM
11 11 (20.37%) .NET
11 11 (20.37%) MFC
11 11 (20.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (16.67%) Microservices
13 8 (14.81%) OO
13 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
13 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (12.96%) Social Media
14 7 (12.96%) MVVM
14 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
14 7 (12.96%) DevExpress
14 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 7 (12.96%) WPF

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:

Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) AMQP
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) FTP
2 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.70%) LDAP
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 6 (11.11%) Subversion
4 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.56%) NUnit
6 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.70%) JUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 4 (7.41%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
1 11 (20.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (20.37%) COM
1 11 (20.37%) MFC
1 11 (20.37%) STL
2 8 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.96%) WPF
4 6 (11.11%) Java EE
4 6 (11.11%) RESTful
5 5 (9.26%) CSS
5 5 (9.26%) HTML
6 3 (5.56%) WinForms
7 2 (3.70%) Ajax
7 2 (3.70%) Django
7 2 (3.70%) JSON
7 2 (3.70%) Qt
7 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.70%) Spring
7 2 (3.70%) Web Services
7 2 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
1 7 (12.96%) Social Media
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (31.48%) TDD
3 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
3 15 (27.78%) SDLC
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.67%) Microservices
5 8 (14.81%) OO
6 7 (12.96%) MVVM
6 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
7 6 (11.11%) High Availability
7 6 (11.11%) OOD
7 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.41%) DevOps
8 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) C++
2 27 (50.00%) SQL
3 24 (44.44%) C#
4 22 (40.74%) Java
5 17 (31.48%) C
6 13 (24.07%) Python
7 6 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) DevExpress
2 7 (12.96%) Telerik
3 6 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.85%) Clearswift
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Perforce
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