Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 58 95
Rank change year-on-year -12 +37 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 233 294 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.09% 4.49% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 4.70% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 180 270 170
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £37,000 £28,625 £27,950
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,375 £77,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +4.65%

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 5,433 6,256 6,033
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 95.54% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,363 5,099 4,839
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £73,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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 +14 152 £60,000 +6.67% 18
Bracknell -37 23 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Maidenhead +51 21 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Newbury +1 11 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Slough +8 8 £50,000 - 5
Wokingham -27 5 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Thatcham - 2 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 223 (95.71%) Software Engineering
2 121 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (48.50%) JavaScript
4 102 (43.78%) C#
5 98 (42.06%) Java
6 69 (29.61%) .NET
7 68 (29.18%) Azure
8 67 (28.76%) AWS
9 63 (27.04%) TDD
10 58 (24.89%) C++
10 58 (24.89%) Git (software)
11 57 (24.46%) Docker
12 54 (23.18%) RESTful
13 52 (22.32%) SQL
13 52 (22.32%) Linux
13 52 (22.32%) Python
13 52 (22.32%) Microservices
14 48 (20.60%) Degree
15 43 (18.45%) Computer Science
16 42 (18.03%) AngularJS
17 41 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
17 41 (17.60%) MongoDB
18 36 (15.45%) Node.js
19 35 (15.02%) Scala
19 35 (15.02%) HTML
19 35 (15.02%) Scrum
20 34 (14.59%) Sage
20 34 (14.59%) Open Source
20 34 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (14.16%) Computer Science Degree

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 29 (12.45%) Apache Spark
2 21 (9.01%) Hyperledger
3 15 (6.44%) Confluence
4 8 (3.43%) Apache
5 6 (2.58%) CMS
6 5 (2.15%) Drupal
6 5 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.15%) SugarCRM
6 5 (2.15%) WordPress
7 3 (1.29%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 68 (29.18%) Azure
2 67 (28.76%) AWS
3 30 (12.88%) GCP
3 30 (12.88%) SaaS
4 26 (11.16%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (8.58%) npm
6 17 (7.30%) IBM Cloud
7 13 (5.58%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (5.58%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (5.58%) Serverless
8 10 (4.29%) Amazon S3
8 10 (4.29%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (4.29%) Sage Pay
9 4 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (1.29%) Force.com
11 2 (0.86%) GitHub
12 1 (0.43%) PaaS
12 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.58%) Skype
2 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.72%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) HTTP
4 3 (1.29%) Network Security
4 3 (1.29%) SSH
4 3 (1.29%) VPN
5 2 (0.86%) Wireless
6 1 (0.43%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.43%) DHCP
6 1 (0.43%) DNS
6 1 (0.43%) GPRS
6 1 (0.43%) Internet
6 1 (0.43%) IPv4
6 1 (0.43%) IPv6
6 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.60%) MongoDB
2 32 (13.73%) Hadoop
3 28 (12.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (10.73%) Blockchain
5 16 (6.87%) Big Data
6 10 (4.29%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.15%) HBase
8 5 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.72%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.72%) Redis
10 3 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (1.29%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.29%) MySQL
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (24.89%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.73%) Bitbucket
3 22 (9.44%) Jenkins
4 18 (7.73%) JIRA
5 17 (7.30%) Babel
5 17 (7.30%) gulp
5 17 (7.30%) webpack
6 14 (6.01%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.29%) IntelliJ
7 10 (4.29%) Maven
7 10 (4.29%) Selenium
8 6 (2.58%) CircleCI
8 6 (2.58%) JUnit
8 6 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.15%) Mocha
9 5 (2.15%) Subversion
10 4 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.29%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.86%) GitLab
12 2 (0.86%) Gradle
General
1 16 (6.87%) Public Sector
2 12 (5.15%) Finance
3 11 (4.72%) Electronics
4 8 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.72%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (29.61%) .NET
2 54 (23.18%) RESTful
3 42 (18.03%) AngularJS
4 36 (15.45%) Node.js
5 35 (15.02%) HTML
6 32 (13.73%) Spring
7 29 (12.45%) ASP.NET
8 25 (10.73%) Spring Cloud
9 23 (9.87%) Akka
10 22 (9.44%) Pandas
10 22 (9.44%) scikit-learn
10 22 (9.44%) Swagger
11 21 (9.01%) OAuth
11 21 (9.01%) SAML
12 19 (8.15%) React
13 18 (7.73%) CSS
14 16 (6.87%) HTML5
15 10 (4.29%) jQuery
15 10 (4.29%) Web Services
16 9 (3.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.16%) Algorithms
2 23 (9.87%) Private Cloud
2 23 (9.87%) Public Cloud
3 19 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.86%) Device Driver
5 6 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.72%) User Experience
7 3 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.29%) iPad
7 3 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.86%) Analogue Electronics
8 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.86%) Equities
8 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.43%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.32%) Linux
2 15 (6.44%) Windows
3 7 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.58%) Android
5 5 (2.15%) Unix
6 3 (1.29%) CentOS
6 3 (1.29%) Debian
6 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (95.71%) Software Engineering
2 121 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (27.04%) TDD
4 52 (22.32%) Microservices
5 43 (18.45%) Computer Science
6 41 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (15.02%) Scrum
8 34 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (14.59%) Open Source
9 32 (13.73%) SDLC
10 29 (12.45%) API Development
10 29 (12.45%) Data Science
11 28 (12.02%) OO
12 24 (10.30%) DevOps
13 23 (9.87%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (9.01%) Cryptography
15 19 (8.15%) Unit Testing
16 18 (7.73%) E-Commerce
16 18 (7.73%) Product Roadmap
17 15 (6.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 113 (48.50%) JavaScript
2 102 (43.78%) C#
3 98 (42.06%) Java
4 58 (24.89%) C++
5 52 (22.32%) Python
5 52 (22.32%) SQL
6 35 (15.02%) Scala
7 25 (10.73%) C
8 18 (7.73%) TypeScript
9 17 (7.30%) Objective-C
10 11 (4.72%) ES6
11 8 (3.43%) Kotlin
11 8 (3.43%) PHP
12 5 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.29%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.43%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 48 (20.60%) Degree
2 33 (14.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (10.73%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.15%) QA
System Software
1 57 (24.46%) Docker
2 6 (2.58%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) Firmware
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (11.16%) Ansible
2 18 (7.73%) Puppet
3 17 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.72%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.58%) Terraform
6 5 (2.15%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.29%) Ambari
7 3 (1.29%) SELinux
Vendors
1 34 (14.59%) Sage
2 30 (12.88%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.73%) Google
4 18 (7.73%) IBM
5 9 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.58%) Oracle
6 6 (2.58%) VMware
7 5 (2.15%) hybris
7 5 (2.15%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.72%) SAP
9 3 (1.29%) Informatica
9 3 (1.29%) Tableau
9 3 (1.29%) Teradata
10 2 (0.86%) BT
10 2 (0.86%) Sun
11 1 (0.43%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 1 (0.43%) Perforce
11 1 (0.43%) Telerik