Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 54 33
Rank change year-on-year +32 -21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 497 320 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.78% 4.93% 6.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 5.56% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 470 297 430
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +13.51% -2.63%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 5,219 5,754 7,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 92.18% 88.60% 90.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,059 4,568 5,396
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,450 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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 +35 225 £55,000 +2.33% 53
Bracknell +55 123 £58,500 -10.00% 14
Maidenhead -25 48 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Newbury -5 29 £49,250 +15.88% 15
Wokingham +29 17 £57,500 +21.05% 10
Slough -21 15 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Hungerford +3 4 £48,750 +39.29% 5
Windsor - 1 £70,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 229 (46.08%) C#
2 221 (44.47%) JavaScript
3 207 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (40.24%) Java
5 154 (30.99%) C++
6 149 (29.98%) Microsoft
7 140 (28.17%) Linux
8 137 (27.57%) SQL
9 135 (27.16%) HTML
10 129 (25.96%) Degree
11 124 (24.95%) AngularJS
11 124 (24.95%) .NET
12 116 (23.34%) CSS
13 112 (22.54%) Python
14 108 (21.73%) OO
15 103 (20.72%) SQL Server
15 103 (20.72%) C
16 82 (16.50%) TDD
16 82 (16.50%) Computer Science
17 81 (16.30%) Mathematics
17 81 (16.30%) SDLC
18 80 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 79 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
20 75 (15.09%) Visual Studio
21 74 (14.89%) Scrum
21 74 (14.89%) Multithreading
21 74 (14.89%) Front End Development
22 73 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
23 65 (13.08%) HTML5
24 60 (12.07%) React

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 16 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.02%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.81%) Apache
4 7 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.41%) IIS
5 6 (1.21%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.01%) Confluence
7 4 (0.80%) CMS
8 3 (0.60%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.40%) JBoss
9 2 (0.40%) nginx
9 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.20%) IPython
10 1 (0.20%) Liferay
10 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 80 (16.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (11.87%) SaaS
4 39 (7.85%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 26 (5.23%) npm
7 18 (3.62%) IBM Cloud
8 17 (3.42%) GitHub
8 17 (3.42%) Serverless
9 7 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.41%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.01%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.60%) Heroku
11 3 (0.60%) IaaS
12 2 (0.40%) PaaS
13 1 (0.20%) Boomi
13 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.20%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.42%) H.323
2 11 (2.21%) DHCP
2 11 (2.21%) DNS
3 10 (2.01%) Skype
4 7 (1.41%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.80%) HTTP
5 4 (0.80%) VPN
5 4 (0.80%) Wireless
6 2 (0.40%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.40%) Internet
6 2 (0.40%) VSAN
7 1 (0.20%) Broadband
7 1 (0.20%) RS-232
7 1 (0.20%) RS-422
7 1 (0.20%) VoIP
7 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 54 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 45 (9.05%) NoSQL
4 32 (6.44%) RDBMS
5 29 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (5.63%) MySQL
7 26 (5.23%) MongoDB
8 21 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 20 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (2.41%) Big Data
12 11 (2.21%) Redis
13 9 (1.81%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.81%) DB2
14 7 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.41%) HBase
14 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 75 (15.09%) Visual Studio
2 51 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.45%) webpack
4 34 (6.84%) Jenkins
5 26 (5.23%) gulp
6 18 (3.62%) Babel
7 17 (3.42%) Eclipse
7 17 (3.42%) Maven
8 16 (3.22%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.81%) Grunt
10 8 (1.61%) JIRA
10 8 (1.61%) Selenium
11 7 (1.41%) Bower
11 7 (1.41%) Gradle
11 7 (1.41%) NUnit
12 6 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (1.01%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.01%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (5.03%) Finance
2 24 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.63%) Electronics
4 21 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.82%) Retail
6 18 (3.62%) Marketing
7 11 (2.21%) Publishing
8 8 (1.61%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.80%) Automotive
9 4 (0.80%) Legal
10 3 (0.60%) Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 218 (43.86%) Software Engineer
2 197 (39.64%) Developer
3 75 (15.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 60 (12.07%) Graduate
5 54 (10.87%) C++ Software Engineer
6 52 (10.46%) Senior Developer
7 49 (9.86%) Java Developer
8 46 (9.26%) Software Developer
9 40 (8.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 34 (6.84%) C# Software Engineer
11 33 (6.64%) JavaScript Developer
12 27 (5.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 26 (5.23%) Development Manager
13 26 (5.23%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 25 (5.03%) .NET Software Engineer
14 25 (5.03%) Linux Developer
15 24 (4.83%) NoSQL Developer
16 22 (4.43%) Software Manager
17 21 (4.23%) C# Developer
17 21 (4.23%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (27.16%) HTML
2 124 (24.95%) .NET
2 124 (24.95%) AngularJS
3 116 (23.34%) CSS
4 65 (13.08%) HTML5
5 60 (12.07%) React
6 57 (11.47%) Node.js
7 50 (10.06%) Web Services
8 48 (9.66%) REST
9 47 (9.46%) jQuery
9 47 (9.46%) Spring
10 45 (9.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 44 (8.85%) STL
12 43 (8.65%) RESTful
13 42 (8.45%) Angular 2
13 42 (8.45%) COM
14 41 (8.25%) MFC
15 32 (6.44%) ASP.NET
15 32 (6.44%) CSS3
16 21 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.87%) User Experience
2 32 (6.44%) Social Media
3 21 (4.23%) Algorithms
4 17 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (2.82%) Device Driver
6 11 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.41%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.01%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.40%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.40%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.20%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.20%) FMCG
13 1 (0.20%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.20%) SCADA
13 1 (0.20%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 140 (28.17%) Linux
2 37 (7.44%) Android
3 35 (7.04%) Apple iOS
4 34 (6.84%) Windows
5 33 (6.64%) Unix
6 7 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.01%) CentOS
8 4 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (21.73%) OO
3 82 (16.50%) Computer Science
3 82 (16.50%) TDD
4 81 (16.30%) Mathematics
4 81 (16.30%) SDLC
5 79 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (14.89%) Front End Development
6 74 (14.89%) Multithreading
6 74 (14.89%) Scrum
7 49 (9.86%) Microservices
7 49 (9.86%) Web Development
8 42 (8.45%) Unit Testing
9 40 (8.05%) Project Management
10 36 (7.24%) OOA/OOD
11 33 (6.64%) MVC
11 33 (6.64%) Test Automation
12 32 (6.44%) API Development
13 31 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (5.84%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 229 (46.08%) C#
2 221 (44.47%) JavaScript
3 200 (40.24%) Java
4 154 (30.99%) C++
5 137 (27.57%) SQL
6 112 (22.54%) Python
7 103 (20.72%) C
8 45 (9.05%) Objective-C
9 43 (8.65%) Ruby
10 34 (6.84%) TypeScript
11 33 (6.64%) Go
12 30 (6.04%) Java 8
13 22 (4.43%) PHP
14 15 (3.02%) Kotlin
15 14 (2.82%) Assembly Language
16 13 (2.62%) Perl
17 12 (2.41%) ES6
18 11 (2.21%) Bash Shell
19 10 (2.01%) Apple Swift
19 10 (2.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 129 (25.96%) Degree
2 34 (6.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.01%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.80%) MBA
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.83%) QA
2 7 (1.41%) GAMP
3 5 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 51 (10.26%) Docker
2 25 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.22%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (2.01%) Firmware
5 8 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.21%) Varnish
7 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.40%) Ceph
7 2 (0.40%) HDFS
8 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (4.83%) Puppet
2 20 (4.02%) Ansible
3 19 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.61%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.60%) Terraform
6 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.20%) Consul
7 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) Packer
7 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.20%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 149 (29.98%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.65%) Google
3 37 (7.44%) Oracle
4 26 (5.23%) VMware
5 19 (3.82%) IBM
6 17 (3.42%) SAP
7 9 (1.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.01%) Tableau
9 4 (0.80%) Huawei
10 2 (0.40%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.20%) Apiary
11 1 (0.20%) Apple
11 1 (0.20%) BroadSoft
11 1 (0.20%) Coverity
11 1 (0.20%) Dell
11 1 (0.20%) Samsung
11 1 (0.20%) Wonderware
11 1 (0.20%) Xamarin