Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 71 24
Rank change year-on-year +45 -47 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 69 11 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 9.35% 1.89% 10.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.80% 1.93% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 69 11 71
Bracknell median annual salary £55,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% -25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £58,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% +16.96% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bracknell
Permanent vacancies in Bracknell with a recognized job title 704 569 665
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 97.60% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 583 463 531
Bracknell median annual salary £57,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.56% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £32,300 £27,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,000 £63,750
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Bracknell

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Bracknell

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Bracknell over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Bracknell

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bracknell region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 65 (94.20%) C++
3 63 (91.30%) C
4 60 (86.96%) C#
5 45 (65.22%) Multithreading
6 43 (62.32%) TDD
7 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
7 42 (60.87%) SQL
8 41 (59.42%) MFC
8 41 (59.42%) Visual Studio
8 41 (59.42%) COM
8 41 (59.42%) STL
8 41 (59.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 41 (59.42%) SDLC
9 22 (31.88%) Mathematics
10 20 (28.99%) Degree
10 20 (28.99%) Computer Science
10 20 (28.99%) Java
10 20 (28.99%) Python
11 18 (26.09%) Physics
12 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
12 4 (5.80%) Customer Requirements
13 3 (4.35%) MVC
13 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
14 2 (2.90%) JUnit
14 2 (2.90%) Linux
14 2 (2.90%) Struts
14 2 (2.90%) Web Services
14 2 (2.90%) Scrum
14 2 (2.90%) SOA

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 2 (2.90%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Serverless
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 41 (59.42%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) Gradle
2 2 (2.90%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) JUnit
2 2 (2.90%) Maven
2 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (59.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 41 (59.42%) COM
1 41 (59.42%) MFC
1 41 (59.42%) STL
2 2 (2.90%) JSF
2 2 (2.90%) REST
2 2 (2.90%) Spring
2 2 (2.90%) Spring MVC
2 2 (2.90%) Struts
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 45 (65.22%) Multithreading
3 43 (62.32%) TDD
4 41 (59.42%) SDLC
5 22 (31.88%) Mathematics
6 20 (28.99%) Computer Science
7 18 (26.09%) Physics
8 4 (5.80%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (4.35%) MVC
10 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.90%) BDD
10 2 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.90%) Kanban
10 2 (2.90%) Pair Programming
10 2 (2.90%) Release Management
10 2 (2.90%) Scrum
10 2 (2.90%) SOA
10 2 (2.90%) Test Scripting
10 2 (2.90%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 65 (94.20%) C++
2 63 (91.30%) C
3 60 (86.96%) C#
4 42 (60.87%) SQL
5 20 (28.99%) Java
5 20 (28.99%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.90%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) Google