Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 23 56
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 525 505 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.79% 7.61% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.78% 8.81% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 486 428 394
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,982 5,731 8,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.77% 86.39% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,825 4,503 6,696
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Berkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Berkshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Berkshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 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 +3 240 £55,000 +10.00% 41
Bracknell -4 72 £55,000 +37.50% 13
Newbury +2 69 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Maidenhead +8 67 £50,000 - 10
Wokingham +13 29 £41,500 -12.63% 5
Slough +13 15 £50,000 -11.11% 12
Windsor -6 2 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Hungerford -4 1 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 224 (42.67%) Java
2 223 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (35.05%) C#
4 177 (33.71%) C++
5 151 (28.76%) JavaScript
6 135 (25.71%) Linux
7 127 (24.19%) Degree
8 125 (23.81%) SQL
9 122 (23.24%) AngularJS
10 116 (22.10%) .NET
11 113 (21.52%) TDD
12 110 (20.95%) C
13 102 (19.43%) Python
13 102 (19.43%) Spring
14 99 (18.86%) SDLC
15 96 (18.29%) Microsoft
16 91 (17.33%) OO
16 91 (17.33%) CSS
17 90 (17.14%) SQL Server
18 88 (16.76%) REST
18 88 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
19 86 (16.38%) HTML
20 81 (15.43%) Scrum
21 76 (14.48%) Multithreading
22 75 (14.29%) Mentoring
23 67 (12.76%) Git (software)
23 67 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
24 66 (12.57%) Oracle
24 66 (12.57%) Microservices
25 65 (12.38%) Java 8

Software Engineering
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 50 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.24%) CMS
4 16 (3.05%) Apache
5 12 (2.29%) JBoss
6 11 (2.10%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.10%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.33%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.38%) nginx
11 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.19%) IIS
11 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 67 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (6.10%) SaaS
4 8 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (1.52%) npm
4 8 (1.52%) NuGet
5 5 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.95%) GitHub
5 5 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.76%) Serverless
7 3 (0.57%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.57%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) Datadog
8 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.14%) Internet
2 17 (3.24%) HTTP
3 11 (2.10%) FTP
4 10 (1.90%) AMQP
5 9 (1.71%) SMS
5 9 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.33%) ZigBee
6 7 (1.33%) Z-Wave
7 4 (0.76%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.76%) LAN
7 4 (0.76%) SSH
7 4 (0.76%) WAN
7 4 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.76%) Wireless
8 3 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.57%) RS-232
9 2 (0.38%) 5G
10 1 (0.19%) 802.15
10 1 (0.19%) Firewall
10 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.33%) NoSQL
3 41 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 37 (7.05%) RDBMS
5 32 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 29 (5.52%) Big Data
7 29 (5.52%) MongoDB
8 17 (3.24%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.86%) MySQL
10 12 (2.29%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.52%) Redis
13 7 (1.33%) HBase
13 7 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.95%) Amazon QuickSight
15 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.95%) Hazelcast
15 5 (0.95%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 67 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 57 (10.86%) Visual Studio
3 39 (7.43%) Jenkins
4 32 (6.10%) Maven
5 26 (4.95%) Eclipse
6 25 (4.76%) Subversion
7 19 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (2.48%) Cucumber
8 13 (2.48%) git-flow
9 11 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (2.10%) IntelliJ
9 11 (2.10%) JUnit
9 11 (2.10%) NetBeans
10 10 (1.90%) Selenium
11 8 (1.52%) gulp
11 8 (1.52%) Vagrant
12 7 (1.33%) Hudson
13 6 (1.14%) Appium
13 6 (1.14%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 43 (8.19%) Finance
2 27 (5.14%) Marketing
3 22 (4.19%) Electronics
4 21 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.10%) Advertising
7 5 (0.95%) Games
7 5 (0.95%) Retail
8 3 (0.57%) Automotive
8 3 (0.57%) Billing
8 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.38%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 258 (49.14%) Software Engineer
2 207 (39.43%) Developer
3 78 (14.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 77 (14.67%) Java Developer
5 69 (13.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 54 (10.29%) Java Engineer
7 52 (9.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 48 (9.14%) Embedded Engineer
9 47 (8.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 44 (8.38%) Senior Developer
11 41 (7.81%) Software Developer
12 39 (7.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 37 (7.05%) C# Software Engineer
14 34 (6.48%) Programmer
15 28 (5.33%) AWS Developer
16 26 (4.95%) Web Engineer
17 23 (4.38%) C++ Developer
18 22 (4.19%) Graduate
19 21 (4.00%) Software Programmer
20 19 (3.62%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (23.24%) AngularJS
2 116 (22.10%) .NET
3 102 (19.43%) Spring
4 91 (17.33%) CSS
5 88 (16.76%) REST
6 86 (16.38%) HTML
7 62 (11.81%) Web Services
8 45 (8.57%) STL
9 44 (8.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 44 (8.38%) Hibernate
10 40 (7.62%) JPA
10 40 (7.62%) jQuery
11 38 (7.24%) React
12 35 (6.67%) XML
13 33 (6.29%) ASP.NET
14 30 (5.71%) SOAP
15 29 (5.52%) JSON
16 28 (5.33%) COM
16 28 (5.33%) MFC
17 27 (5.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.24%) Social Media
6 14 (2.67%) User Experience
7 10 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.33%) Fintech
10 6 (1.14%) Semantic Web
10 6 (1.14%) W3C
11 5 (0.95%) Device Driver
11 5 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.57%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.57%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.57%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.57%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 135 (25.71%) Linux
2 53 (10.10%) Windows
3 13 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (1.90%) Android
4 10 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.90%) Unix
5 8 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.76%) Debian
8 3 (0.57%) CentOS
8 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (21.52%) TDD
3 99 (18.86%) SDLC
4 91 (17.33%) OO
5 88 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (15.43%) Scrum
7 76 (14.48%) Multithreading
8 75 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 66 (12.57%) Microservices
10 64 (12.19%) Unit Testing
11 62 (11.81%) SOA
12 56 (10.67%) DevOps
13 54 (10.29%) Front End Development
14 51 (9.71%) Open Source
15 48 (9.14%) User Stories
15 48 (9.14%) Web Development
16 45 (8.57%) BDD
17 44 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
18 42 (8.00%) Validation
19 36 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 224 (42.67%) Java
2 184 (35.05%) C#
3 177 (33.71%) C++
4 151 (28.76%) JavaScript
5 125 (23.81%) SQL
6 110 (20.95%) C
7 102 (19.43%) Python
8 65 (12.38%) Java 8
9 24 (4.57%) Scala
10 18 (3.43%) Go
11 16 (3.05%) Embedded C++
11 16 (3.05%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.48%) PHP
13 12 (2.29%) Ruby
14 7 (1.33%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.33%) Tcl
15 6 (1.14%) R
15 6 (1.14%) VB
16 5 (0.95%) Assembly Language
16 5 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 127 (24.19%) Degree
2 33 (6.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (1.14%) PhD
5 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.57%) ISEB
6 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.10%) ISO 9001
2 28 (5.33%) QA
3 8 (1.52%) GDPR
4 4 (0.76%) GCP
5 1 (0.19%) ECSS
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 42 (8.00%) Firmware
2 15 (2.86%) Docker
3 6 (1.14%) HDFS
4 3 (0.57%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Postfix
6 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (5.71%) Ansible
2 14 (2.67%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.48%) Terraform
4 12 (2.29%) Puppet
5 11 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.90%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (1.33%) Consul
7 7 (1.33%) Nagios
7 7 (1.33%) Packer
8 2 (0.38%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.57%) Oracle
3 14 (2.67%) TIBCO
4 13 (2.48%) Cadence
5 12 (2.29%) IBM
6 11 (2.10%) BEA
6 11 (2.10%) Capita
7 7 (1.33%) Atmel
8 6 (1.14%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.14%) SaltStack
8 6 (1.14%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.95%) Birst
9 5 (0.95%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.95%) SAP
10 3 (0.57%) Assembla
11 2 (0.38%) Google
11 2 (0.38%) InterSystems
11 2 (0.38%) VMware
11 2 (0.38%) Yahoo!