The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Software Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 101 109
Rank change year-on-year +32 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 128 129 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.77% 2.62% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 2.74% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 110 108 120
Median salary £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,250 £81,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 3233 4703 5280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.34% 95.36% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2625 3861 3901
Median salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +3.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Berkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Berkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Berkshire

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 Software Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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 +40 63 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Bracknell +15 32 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Wokingham +13 5 £50,000 -
Maidenhead +10 2 £68,750 +96.42%
Newbury -7 1 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Windsor -21 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 205 (92.76%) Software Engineering
2 144 (65.16%) C++
3 118 (53.39%) Java
4 84 (38.01%) Linux
5 74 (33.48%) Degree
6 73 (33.03%) C#
6 73 (33.03%) SQL
7 70 (31.67%) C
8 59 (26.70%) SDLC
9 58 (26.24%) Python
10 57 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (24.43%) Computer Science
12 52 (23.53%) TDD
13 41 (18.55%) Visual Studio
14 38 (17.19%) CSS
14 38 (17.19%) HTML
14 38 (17.19%) MFC
15 37 (16.74%) Microsoft
16 36 (16.29%) JavaScript
17 33 (14.93%) Multithreading
17 33 (14.93%) Scrum
18 32 (14.48%) STL
18 32 (14.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 30 (13.57%) OO
19 30 (13.57%) Jenkins
20 29 (13.12%) COM
20 29 (13.12%) Mathematics
21 28 (12.67%) BDD
22 26 (11.76%) Microservices
23 25 (11.31%) OOP

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 (1.81%) Apache
1 4 (1.81%) Confluence
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.45%) JBoss
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.07%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.05%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.43%) HTTP
2 12 (5.43%) Wireless
3 11 (4.98%) FTP
3 11 (4.98%) Internet
3 11 (4.98%) Kerberos
3 11 (4.98%) LDAP
4 9 (4.07%) Ethernet
4 9 (4.07%) GPRS
4 9 (4.07%) GSM
4 9 (4.07%) RS-232
4 9 (4.07%) RS-485
5 6 (2.71%) DNS
6 2 (0.90%) ATM
6 2 (0.90%) SMTP
7 1 (0.45%) 3G
7 1 (0.45%) 5G
7 1 (0.45%) 802.15
7 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.24%) NoSQL
2 10 (4.52%) Big Data
3 9 (4.07%) MySQL
4 7 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.26%) DB2
6 4 (1.81%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.81%) HBase
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.90%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.90%) OrientDB
8 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (18.55%) Visual Studio
2 30 (13.57%) Jenkins
3 22 (9.95%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.95%) Subversion
4 21 (9.50%) JIRA
5 18 (8.14%) Eclipse
6 15 (6.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (6.79%) Cucumber
6 15 (6.79%) Selenium
7 14 (6.33%) Appium
7 14 (6.33%) Protractor
7 14 (6.33%) TeamCity
7 14 (6.33%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 5 (2.26%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.81%) Maven
10 4 (1.81%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.36%) Ant
11 3 (1.36%) Gradle
11 3 (1.36%) NUnit
General
1 10 (4.52%) Electronics
2 6 (2.71%) Advertising
2 6 (2.71%) Finance
3 5 (2.26%) Games
4 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.19%) CSS
1 38 (17.19%) HTML
1 38 (17.19%) MFC
2 32 (14.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 32 (14.48%) STL
3 29 (13.12%) COM
4 24 (10.86%) Ajax
5 23 (10.41%) RESTful
6 20 (9.05%) AngularJS
7 19 (8.60%) .NET
8 17 (7.69%) XML
9 14 (6.33%) Spring
10 13 (5.88%) Web Services
11 10 (4.52%) Node.js
12 9 (4.07%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.07%) Java EE
13 7 (3.17%) WPF
14 5 (2.26%) Hibernate
14 5 (2.26%) JSON
15 4 (1.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (24.43%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.33%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (4.07%) Data Structures
3 9 (4.07%) Home Automation
4 8 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.62%) Social Media
5 7 (3.17%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.90%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.90%) iPad
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Wiki
10 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.45%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 84 (38.01%) Linux
2 14 (6.33%) Windows
3 13 (5.88%) Unix
4 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (92.76%) Software Engineering
2 59 (26.70%) SDLC
3 57 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (23.53%) TDD
5 33 (14.93%) Multithreading
5 33 (14.93%) Scrum
6 30 (13.57%) OO
7 29 (13.12%) Mathematics
8 28 (12.67%) BDD
9 26 (11.76%) Microservices
10 25 (11.31%) OOP
11 24 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.69%) Physics
13 15 (6.79%) Data Loss Prevention
14 14 (6.33%) OOD
15 13 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
16 11 (4.98%) Open Source
16 11 (4.98%) Product Management
17 8 (3.62%) High Availability
17 8 (3.62%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 144 (65.16%) C++
2 118 (53.39%) Java
3 73 (33.03%) C#
3 73 (33.03%) SQL
4 70 (31.67%) C
5 58 (26.24%) Python
6 36 (16.29%) JavaScript
7 20 (9.05%) Bash Shell
8 15 (6.79%) Embedded C++
9 13 (5.88%) Embedded C
10 8 (3.62%) Perl
11 5 (2.26%) PHP
11 5 (2.26%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.81%) Ruby
12 4 (1.81%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.36%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.36%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.36%) Scala
13 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.90%) Ada
Qualifications
1 74 (33.48%) Degree
2 5 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 11 (4.98%) NFS
2 9 (4.07%) Firmware
3 4 (1.81%) Docker
3 4 (1.81%) HDFS
4 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.17%) Puppet
2 4 (1.81%) Ansible
3 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.36%) Salt
4 2 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (4.07%) EMC
3 9 (4.07%) NEC
3 9 (4.07%) Oracle
4 7 (3.17%) DevExpress
4 7 (3.17%) Telerik
5 6 (2.71%) VMware
6 3 (1.36%) Avid
6 3 (1.36%) Clearswift
7 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.45%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.45%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.45%) IBM
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