Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 34 51
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 +32
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 340 539 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.36% 6.18% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 7.00% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 312 451 451
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 5480 7698 9494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.38% 88.31% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4270 5878 7409
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,854
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -14 111 £52,500 +23.53% 14
Newbury +9 57 £40,000 -16.88% 8
Maidenhead 0 39 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Slough +22 35 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Hungerford +4 28 £35,000 -3.45%
Bracknell -29 24 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Wokingham -17 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Ascot - 4 £36,250 -
Thatcham -2 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 145 (42.65%) Java
2 134 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (37.06%) Degree
4 119 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 105 (30.88%) SQL
6 102 (30.00%) C#
7 91 (26.76%) Computer Science
8 88 (25.88%) C
9 82 (24.12%) .NET
10 80 (23.53%) C++
11 76 (22.35%) Python
12 73 (21.47%) Linux
12 73 (21.47%) HTML
13 66 (19.41%) CSS
14 59 (17.35%) OO
15 58 (17.06%) XML
16 56 (16.47%) AngularJS
16 56 (16.47%) Computer Science Degree
17 53 (15.59%) TDD
18 51 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
19 48 (14.12%) jQuery
19 48 (14.12%) Multithreading
20 47 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (12.94%) Scrum
22 43 (12.65%) Web Services
22 43 (12.65%) Windows
23 41 (12.06%) Web Development
23 41 (12.06%) JIRA
24 40 (11.76%) SQL Server
25 38 (11.18%) MVC

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 17 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.65%) Apache
4 8 (2.35%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.76%) IIS
5 6 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.18%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.18%) JBoss
8 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.59%) Confluence
9 2 (0.59%) nginx
9 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.29%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.59%) SaaS
4 10 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.47%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.88%) IaaS
6 3 (0.88%) PaaS
7 2 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.53%) HTTP
2 11 (3.24%) Internet
3 8 (2.35%) Firewall
4 7 (2.06%) DHCP
5 4 (1.18%) AMQP
5 4 (1.18%) FTP
6 3 (0.88%) DNS
6 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.59%) SMTP
7 2 (0.59%) SSL
8 1 (0.29%) GSM
8 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.29%) Intranet
8 1 (0.29%) LTE
8 1 (0.29%) UMTS
8 1 (0.29%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.29%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.24%) NoSQL
3 25 (7.35%) Big Data
4 20 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.59%) Hadoop
5 19 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.53%) HBase
7 10 (2.94%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.06%) MySQL
10 5 (1.47%) SAP HANA
11 4 (1.18%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.88%) Impala
12 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.88%) Redis
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.88%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.59%) DB2
13 2 (0.59%) Parquet
14 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (12.06%) JIRA
2 35 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.41%) Visual Studio
4 31 (9.12%) Maven
5 26 (7.65%) Jenkins
6 17 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 15 (4.41%) Subversion
8 13 (3.82%) Gradle
9 12 (3.53%) gulp
10 9 (2.65%) HP UFT
10 9 (2.65%) LoadRunner
11 7 (2.06%) Ant
12 6 (1.76%) JUnit
13 5 (1.47%) Selenium
14 4 (1.18%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.18%) NetBeans
15 3 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.88%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.88%) SonarQube
15 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (10.59%) Finance
2 27 (7.94%) Electronics
3 19 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.29%) Retail
5 14 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.53%) Marketing
7 8 (2.35%) Banking
8 7 (2.06%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.76%) Billing
9 6 (1.76%) Music Industry
10 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.59%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 158 (46.47%) Software Engineer
2 124 (36.47%) Developer
3 56 (16.47%) Senior Software Engineer
4 44 (12.94%) Graduate
5 33 (9.71%) .NET Software Engineer
5 33 (9.71%) Java Developer
6 29 (8.53%) .NET Developer
6 29 (8.53%) Junior
7 28 (8.24%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 22 (6.47%) Graduate Developer
9 22 (6.47%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 21 (6.18%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (6.18%) Web Developer
11 20 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
12 19 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
12 19 (5.59%) JavaScript Developer
12 19 (5.59%) Python Developer
13 18 (5.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 16 (4.71%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (24.12%) .NET
2 73 (21.47%) HTML
3 66 (19.41%) CSS
4 58 (17.06%) XML
5 56 (16.47%) AngularJS
6 48 (14.12%) jQuery
7 43 (12.65%) Web Services
8 38 (11.18%) React
9 36 (10.59%) REST
10 35 (10.29%) ASP.NET
11 34 (10.00%) Ajax
12 32 (9.41%) .NET Framework
12 32 (9.41%) Node.js
13 29 (8.53%) Spring
14 28 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (6.47%) JSON
15 22 (6.47%) SOAP
16 21 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 19 (5.59%) KnockoutJS
18 17 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 91 (26.76%) Computer Science
2 51 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.53%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.65%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (2.65%) Fintech
5 9 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.65%) User Experience
6 8 (2.35%) Social Media
7 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.18%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.18%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.88%) Clustering
8 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 73 (21.47%) Linux
2 43 (12.65%) Windows
3 28 (8.24%) Unix
4 14 (4.12%) Android
4 14 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
6 9 (2.65%) CentOS
7 4 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Debian
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.35%) OO
3 53 (15.59%) TDD
4 48 (14.12%) Multithreading
5 47 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (12.94%) Scrum
7 41 (12.06%) Web Development
8 38 (11.18%) MVC
9 36 (10.59%) Test Automation
10 33 (9.71%) Unit Testing
11 32 (9.41%) SDLC
12 27 (7.94%) Mathematics
13 24 (7.06%) Microservices
13 24 (7.06%) Product Management
14 23 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (6.76%) E-Commerce
14 23 (6.76%) Physics
15 22 (6.47%) Mentoring
15 22 (6.47%) Waterfall
16 21 (6.18%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 145 (42.65%) Java
2 119 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 105 (30.88%) SQL
4 102 (30.00%) C#
5 88 (25.88%) C
6 80 (23.53%) C++
7 76 (22.35%) Python
8 30 (8.82%) T-SQL
9 28 (8.24%) Ruby
10 19 (5.59%) VB.NET
11 16 (4.71%) Perl
12 15 (4.41%) Scala
13 14 (4.12%) PHP
14 13 (3.82%) PL/SQL
15 11 (3.24%) VB
16 9 (2.65%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.47%) Go
18 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.18%) XPath
18 4 (1.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 126 (37.06%) Degree
2 56 (16.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.65%) DV Cleared
3 9 (2.65%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.06%) AAT
5 6 (1.76%) CIMA
5 6 (1.76%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) MBA
6 1 (0.29%) MCP
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (6.76%) Docker
2 9 (2.65%) KVM
3 3 (0.88%) HDFS
3 3 (0.88%) vSphere
4 2 (0.59%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.76%) Puppet
3 5 (1.47%) Ansible
4 2 (0.59%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.76%) SAP
3 15 (4.41%) Oracle
4 14 (4.12%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.82%) IBM
6 11 (3.24%) TIBCO
7 9 (2.65%) HP
8 7 (2.06%) Google
9 5 (1.47%) BEA
10 4 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.88%) PayPal
12 2 (0.59%) Perforce
12 2 (0.59%) Tableau
13 1 (0.29%) Capita
13 1 (0.29%) Concur
13 1 (0.29%) Informatica
13 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.29%) VMware
13 1 (0.29%) Xamarin