Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 233 240
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 58 67 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 0.77% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.81% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 57 56 57
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -9.57%
10th Percentile £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £83,500 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 6070 8285 10645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.65% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 6492 8466
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Maidenhead - 18 £57,500 -
Reading +28 14 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Bracknell 0 6 £85,000 +70.00%
Newbury -20 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Wokingham -6 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Slough - 3 £60,000 -
Thatcham - 2 £47,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 57 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (58.62%) C#
4 28 (48.28%) .NET
5 27 (46.55%) C
5 27 (46.55%) Multithreading
6 26 (44.83%) Java
7 23 (39.66%) OO
8 19 (32.76%) jQuery
9 18 (31.03%) Computer Science
10 17 (29.31%) Degree
11 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
11 16 (27.59%) TDD
11 16 (27.59%) C++
11 16 (27.59%) OOD
11 16 (27.59%) Electronics
11 16 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
11 16 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
13 10 (17.24%) SQL
13 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
13 10 (17.24%) Python
13 10 (17.24%) Linux
14 9 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
15 8 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (13.79%) SDLC
16 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (12.07%) Database Optimisation

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 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) AMQP
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.17%) SQLPlus
5 2 (3.45%) Big Data
5 2 (3.45%) HBase
5 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) JUnit
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (27.59%) Electronics
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (48.28%) .NET
2 19 (32.76%) jQuery
3 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
3 16 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (12.07%) Django
5 6 (10.34%) CSS
5 6 (10.34%) HTML
5 6 (10.34%) STL
5 6 (10.34%) Web Services
6 5 (8.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (8.62%) COM
6 5 (8.62%) MFC
7 4 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (6.90%) REST
8 3 (5.17%) Spring
8 3 (5.17%) WinForms
8 3 (5.17%) WPF
9 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.45%) J2EE
9 2 (3.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) User Experience
4 4 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) RIA
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) Multithreading
4 23 (39.66%) OO
5 16 (27.59%) OOD
5 16 (27.59%) TDD
6 8 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (13.79%) SDLC
6 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Database Optimisation
8 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.62%) Scrum
9 4 (6.90%) Computer Architecture
9 4 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (6.90%) Time Management
10 3 (5.17%) API Development
10 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.17%) Structured Programming
10 3 (5.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) C#
2 27 (46.55%) C
3 26 (44.83%) Java
4 16 (27.59%) C++
5 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.24%) Python
5 10 (17.24%) SQL
6 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.17%) VB
6 3 (5.17%) XAML
7 2 (3.45%) Scala
8 1 (1.72%) F#
8 1 (1.72%) Go
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Degree
2 16 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) Perforce