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

Software Engineering
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 536 354 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.44% 5.77% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.30% 6.60% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 502 319 429
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -7.61%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 5,764 5,365 7,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.80% 87.48% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4,585 4,218 6,129
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 18 October 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 October 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 +22 235 £55,000 +10.00% 38
Bracknell +35 125 £62,000 +106.67% 11
Maidenhead -17 54 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Newbury -10 32 £45,000 +13.92% 3
Wokingham +24 31 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Slough -9 20 £50,000 -13.04% 11
Hungerford -2 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Windsor -11 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 265 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (41.42%) C#
3 206 (38.43%) JavaScript
4 204 (38.06%) Java
5 164 (30.60%) AngularJS
6 161 (30.04%) C++
7 144 (26.87%) SQL
8 143 (26.68%) CSS
9 140 (26.12%) Degree
10 138 (25.75%) Microsoft
11 136 (25.37%) .NET
12 132 (24.63%) HTML
13 123 (22.95%) OO
14 116 (21.64%) Linux
15 111 (20.71%) SQL Server
16 104 (19.40%) TDD
16 104 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
17 100 (18.66%) C
18 96 (17.91%) Visual Studio
19 93 (17.35%) Computer Science
20 90 (16.79%) Scrum
20 90 (16.79%) Front End Development
21 88 (16.42%) SDLC
22 85 (15.86%) Python
22 85 (15.86%) Microsoft Azure
23 82 (15.30%) REST
24 80 (14.93%) Multithreading
25 76 (14.18%) Spring
26 73 (13.62%) Unit Testing
27 70 (13.06%) Web Services

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 25 (4.66%) Tomcat
2 18 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (2.99%) CMS
4 8 (1.49%) Apache
5 6 (1.12%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.93%) Confluence
6 5 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.75%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.56%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.56%) JBoss
9 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.19%) IPython
10 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (15.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (8.77%) SaaS
4 16 (2.99%) Serverless
5 11 (2.05%) GitHub
6 10 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.49%) npm
8 5 (0.93%) Azure Functions
9 4 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.75%) PaaS
10 2 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.37%) Yarn
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.19%) Boomi
11 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.61%) Internet
2 9 (1.68%) Bluetooth
2 9 (1.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (1.49%) Ethernet
3 8 (1.49%) RS-232
3 8 (1.49%) Wireless
4 6 (1.12%) AMQP
5 2 (0.37%) 5G
5 2 (0.37%) H.323
5 2 (0.37%) SMS
5 2 (0.37%) VSAN
6 1 (0.19%) 802.15
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) HTTP
6 1 (0.19%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) SNMP
6 1 (0.19%) SSH
6 1 (0.19%) VoIP
6 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 61 (11.38%) NoSQL
3 46 (8.58%) Relational Database
4 41 (7.65%) RDBMS
5 33 (6.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 31 (5.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 30 (5.60%) MongoDB
8 28 (5.22%) MySQL
9 14 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (2.05%) Big Data
12 9 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.68%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.12%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.93%) HBase
14 5 (0.93%) Lumira
14 5 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
14 5 (0.93%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 96 (17.91%) Visual Studio
2 66 (12.31%) Git (software)
3 46 (8.58%) Jenkins
4 32 (5.97%) webpack
5 28 (5.22%) Eclipse
6 27 (5.04%) Subversion
7 23 (4.29%) Maven
8 22 (4.10%) Cucumber
9 15 (2.80%) JIRA
10 13 (2.43%) git-flow
11 12 (2.24%) Selenium
12 10 (1.87%) Gradle
12 10 (1.87%) JUnit
13 9 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.68%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.49%) gulp
15 7 (1.31%) Appium
15 7 (1.31%) Grunt
15 7 (1.31%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (6.90%) Finance
2 31 (5.78%) Marketing
3 28 (5.22%) Electronics
4 21 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.73%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.43%) Retail
7 10 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.68%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.12%) Automotive
10 5 (0.93%) Games
10 5 (0.93%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.75%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.19%) Banking
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 261 (48.69%) Software Engineer
2 206 (38.43%) Developer
3 77 (14.37%) Senior Software Engineer
4 72 (13.43%) Java Developer
5 59 (11.01%) C++ Software Engineer
6 55 (10.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 55 (10.26%) Graduate
7 52 (9.70%) Senior Developer
8 45 (8.40%) Java Engineer
9 41 (7.65%) Java Software Engineer
10 40 (7.46%) Software Developer
11 38 (7.09%) .NET Software Engineer
11 38 (7.09%) Embedded Engineer
12 37 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 30 (5.60%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 28 (5.22%) AWS Developer
14 28 (5.22%) Development Manager
14 28 (5.22%) Lead Developer
15 27 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
16 26 (4.85%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (30.60%) AngularJS
2 143 (26.68%) CSS
3 136 (25.37%) .NET
4 132 (24.63%) HTML
5 82 (15.30%) REST
6 76 (14.18%) Spring
7 70 (13.06%) React
7 70 (13.06%) Web Services
8 64 (11.94%) jQuery
9 63 (11.75%) HTML5
10 53 (9.89%) Node.js
11 51 (9.51%) Angular 2
11 51 (9.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 51 (9.51%) STL
12 43 (8.02%) CSS3
13 39 (7.28%) ASP.NET
14 37 (6.90%) COM
14 37 (6.90%) MFC
15 26 (4.85%) .NET Framework
16 24 (4.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 93 (17.35%) Computer Science
2 52 (9.70%) Social Media
3 38 (7.09%) User Experience
4 15 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (1.87%) Digital Currency
5 10 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.49%) CAN bus
7 8 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.49%) Robotics
7 8 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.31%) Device Driver
8 7 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (0.93%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (21.64%) Linux
2 47 (8.77%) Windows
3 27 (5.04%) Unix
4 26 (4.85%) Android
4 26 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.37%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Debian
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (22.95%) OO
3 104 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
3 104 (19.40%) TDD
4 90 (16.79%) Front End Development
4 90 (16.79%) Scrum
5 88 (16.42%) SDLC
6 80 (14.93%) Multithreading
7 73 (13.62%) Unit Testing
8 66 (12.31%) Mathematics
9 63 (11.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 56 (10.45%) Web Development
11 55 (10.26%) API Development
11 55 (10.26%) BDD
12 53 (9.89%) Microservices
12 53 (9.89%) OOA/OOD
13 47 (8.77%) Test Automation
14 41 (7.65%) Mentoring
15 40 (7.46%) User Stories
16 39 (7.28%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 222 (41.42%) C#
2 206 (38.43%) JavaScript
3 204 (38.06%) Java
4 161 (30.04%) C++
5 144 (26.87%) SQL
6 100 (18.66%) C
7 85 (15.86%) Python
8 54 (10.07%) Java 8
9 21 (3.92%) Go
10 18 (3.36%) Embedded C++
11 17 (3.17%) Ruby
12 13 (2.43%) PHP
13 11 (2.05%) Embedded C
13 11 (2.05%) Scala
14 8 (1.49%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.31%) Assembly Language
15 7 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.31%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.12%) Kotlin
16 6 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 140 (26.12%) Degree
2 43 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.93%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.75%) ISEB
7 4 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.19%) MBA
8 1 (0.19%) PhD
8 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.78%) QA
2 12 (2.24%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) ECSS
System Software
1 23 (4.29%) Firmware
2 16 (2.99%) Docker
3 4 (0.75%) HDFS
3 4 (0.75%) Varnish
4 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.37%) Ceph
4 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (2.24%) Terraform
2 11 (2.05%) Ansible
3 8 (1.49%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.31%) Puppet
5 6 (1.12%) Consul
5 6 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (1.12%) Nagios
5 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.12%) Packer
6 2 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 138 (25.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.72%) Oracle
3 15 (2.80%) SAP
4 13 (2.43%) Cadence
5 8 (1.49%) Assembla
5 8 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.31%) Google
6 7 (1.31%) IBM
7 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.12%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.93%) Tableau
9 4 (0.75%) Birst
9 4 (0.75%) Huawei
9 4 (0.75%) VMware
10 3 (0.56%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.19%) Apiary
11 1 (0.19%) Apple
11 1 (0.19%) BroadSoft
11 1 (0.19%) Dell
11 1 (0.19%) InterSystems