Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 28 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 536 471 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.14% 7.30% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.02% 8.36% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 494 404 415
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,125 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £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 5,940 5,634 8,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.18% 87.32% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4,741 4,425 6,479
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +3 227 £55,000 +4.76% 38
Bracknell +13 101 £55,000 +37.50% 16
Maidenhead -12 62 £50,000 - 6
Newbury -1 53 £46,250 +17.09% 5
Wokingham +23 42 £42,000 -16.00% 4
Slough -3 16 £50,000 -13.04% 11
Windsor -7 2 £50,000 - 2
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 260 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (40.49%) Java
3 197 (36.75%) C#
4 180 (33.58%) JavaScript
5 166 (30.97%) C++
6 150 (27.99%) AngularJS
7 146 (27.24%) SQL
8 135 (25.19%) Linux
9 133 (24.81%) Degree
10 120 (22.39%) .NET
11 119 (22.20%) CSS
11 119 (22.20%) Microsoft
12 117 (21.83%) OO
13 111 (20.71%) HTML
14 105 (19.59%) TDD
15 103 (19.22%) Spring
16 99 (18.47%) Python
17 98 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
18 97 (18.10%) C
19 95 (17.72%) SQL Server
20 93 (17.35%) REST
21 92 (17.16%) Unit Testing
22 90 (16.79%) SDLC
23 80 (14.93%) Multithreading
23 80 (14.93%) Visual Studio
24 79 (14.74%) Computer Science
25 77 (14.37%) Scrum
26 75 (13.99%) Java 8
27 72 (13.43%) Front End Development
28 70 (13.06%) Git (software)

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 41 (7.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 24 (4.48%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.61%) CMS
4 12 (2.24%) Apache
5 8 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.93%) Confluence
6 5 (0.93%) JBoss
7 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.19%) IPython
8 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (6.53%) SaaS
4 13 (2.43%) Serverless
5 6 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.12%) npm
6 5 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.93%) GitHub
7 4 (0.75%) Azure Functions
7 4 (0.75%) NuGet
8 3 (0.56%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.56%) PaaS
9 2 (0.37%) Yarn
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) Force.com
10 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.48%) Internet
2 10 (1.87%) AMQP
3 9 (1.68%) Bluetooth
3 9 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.49%) Ethernet
4 8 (1.49%) RS-232
5 5 (0.93%) HTTP
6 4 (0.75%) FTP
6 4 (0.75%) SSH
6 4 (0.75%) Wireless
7 3 (0.56%) LAN
7 3 (0.56%) SMS
7 3 (0.56%) WAN
7 3 (0.56%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.56%) Z-Wave
8 2 (0.37%) 5G
9 1 (0.19%) Network Security
9 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 47 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 42 (7.84%) RDBMS
5 34 (6.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 34 (6.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 32 (5.97%) MongoDB
7 21 (3.92%) MySQL
8 19 (3.54%) Big Data
9 16 (2.99%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.61%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.93%) Amazon QuickSight
14 5 (0.93%) Hazelcast
14 5 (0.93%) HBase
14 5 (0.93%) Pentaho
14 5 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 80 (14.93%) Visual Studio
2 70 (13.06%) Git (software)
3 46 (8.58%) Jenkins
4 29 (5.41%) Subversion
5 28 (5.22%) Eclipse
6 25 (4.66%) Maven
7 17 (3.17%) webpack
8 15 (2.80%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.61%) JUnit
10 13 (2.43%) git-flow
10 13 (2.43%) JIRA
11 11 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (1.87%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.68%) Appium
13 9 (1.68%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.68%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.49%) Hudson
14 8 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.12%) Gradle
15 6 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 40 (7.46%) Finance
2 35 (6.53%) Marketing
3 25 (4.66%) Electronics
4 15 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.87%) Advertising
6 10 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.31%) Games
7 7 (1.31%) Retail
8 6 (1.12%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.93%) Automotive
9 5 (0.93%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.37%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.37%) Banking
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 279 (52.05%) Software Engineer
2 183 (34.14%) Developer
3 77 (14.37%) Senior Software Engineer
4 75 (13.99%) Java Developer
5 68 (12.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 56 (10.45%) Java Engineer
7 54 (10.07%) Java Software Engineer
8 53 (9.89%) Embedded Engineer
9 52 (9.70%) C# Software Engineer
9 52 (9.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 47 (8.77%) Senior Developer
11 41 (7.65%) Software Developer
12 38 (7.09%) Graduate
13 31 (5.78%) AWS Developer
14 28 (5.22%) .NET Software Engineer
15 25 (4.66%) Web Engineer
16 23 (4.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 22 (4.10%) Development Manager
17 22 (4.10%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
18 21 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (27.99%) AngularJS
2 120 (22.39%) .NET
3 119 (22.20%) CSS
4 111 (20.71%) HTML
5 103 (19.22%) Spring
6 93 (17.35%) REST
7 64 (11.94%) Web Services
8 57 (10.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 57 (10.63%) STL
9 56 (10.45%) React
10 51 (9.51%) jQuery
11 44 (8.21%) Hibernate
12 43 (8.02%) HTML5
13 40 (7.46%) Node.js
14 39 (7.28%) JPA
15 36 (6.72%) ASP.NET
16 34 (6.34%) Angular 2
16 34 (6.34%) COM
16 34 (6.34%) MFC
17 33 (6.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.74%) Computer Science
2 35 (6.53%) Social Media
3 26 (4.85%) Embedded Systems
4 25 (4.66%) User Experience
5 20 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.87%) Digital Currency
8 10 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.49%) CAN bus
9 8 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.49%) Robotics
9 8 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.31%) Fintech
11 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.93%) Internet of Things
11 5 (0.93%) Semantic Web
11 5 (0.93%) W3C
12 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 135 (25.19%) Linux
2 64 (11.94%) Windows
3 17 (3.17%) Android
3 17 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.61%) Unix
5 9 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.75%) Debian
7 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (21.83%) OO
3 105 (19.59%) TDD
4 98 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
5 92 (17.16%) Unit Testing
6 90 (16.79%) SDLC
7 80 (14.93%) Multithreading
8 77 (14.37%) Scrum
9 72 (13.43%) Front End Development
10 67 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 66 (12.31%) Microservices
12 56 (10.45%) BDD
12 56 (10.45%) DevOps
13 53 (9.89%) User Stories
14 49 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery
15 48 (8.96%) SOA
16 46 (8.58%) Web Development
17 41 (7.65%) OOA/OOD
17 41 (7.65%) Open Source
18 38 (7.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 217 (40.49%) Java
2 197 (36.75%) C#
3 180 (33.58%) JavaScript
4 166 (30.97%) C++
5 146 (27.24%) SQL
6 99 (18.47%) Python
7 97 (18.10%) C
8 75 (13.99%) Java 8
9 24 (4.48%) Embedded C++
10 15 (2.80%) Go
11 14 (2.61%) Scala
12 12 (2.24%) Ruby
13 11 (2.05%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.68%) PHP
15 8 (1.49%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.49%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.12%) R
17 5 (0.93%) Assembly Language
17 5 (0.93%) Erlang
17 5 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 133 (24.81%) Degree
2 39 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.93%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.93%) PhD
6 4 (0.75%) ISEB
6 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.85%) QA
2 25 (4.66%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.12%) GCP
4 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) ECSS
System Software
1 36 (6.72%) Firmware
2 12 (2.24%) Docker
3 5 (0.93%) HDFS
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (4.48%) Ansible
2 16 (2.99%) Kubernetes
3 15 (2.80%) Terraform
4 12 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.24%) Puppet
5 8 (1.49%) Consul
5 8 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (1.49%) Nagios
5 8 (1.49%) Packer
6 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 119 (22.20%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.45%) Oracle
3 13 (2.43%) Cadence
4 9 (1.68%) IBM
5 8 (1.49%) Assembla
5 8 (1.49%) SAP
5 8 (1.49%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.31%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.93%) Birst
8 5 (0.93%) Capita
9 4 (0.75%) BEA
9 4 (0.75%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.56%) Atmel
10 3 (0.56%) Google
10 3 (0.56%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.56%) Tableau
10 3 (0.56%) Yahoo!
11 2 (0.37%) InterSystems
11 2 (0.37%) VMware