Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 56 37
Rank change year-on-year +29 -19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 68 18 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 9.43% 3.26% 7.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.77% 3.42% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 67 18 53
Bracknell median annual salary £55,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% -20.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £58,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -5.56%

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 696 527 652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 95.47% 93.95%
Number of salaries quoted 599 405 531
Bracknell median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £29,600 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £71,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +3.09%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Bracknell

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 61 (89.71%) C++
3 59 (86.76%) C
4 57 (83.82%) C#
5 40 (58.82%) TDD
6 39 (57.35%) Multithreading
7 38 (55.88%) Visual Studio
8 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
9 36 (52.94%) SQL
10 35 (51.47%) MFC
10 35 (51.47%) COM
10 35 (51.47%) STL
10 35 (51.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 35 (51.47%) SDLC
11 22 (32.35%) Degree
11 22 (32.35%) Computer Science
12 21 (30.88%) Mathematics
12 21 (30.88%) Java
13 19 (27.94%) Python
14 17 (25.00%) Physics
15 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
16 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
17 5 (7.35%) JIRA
17 5 (7.35%) .NET
17 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
17 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (7.35%) Scrum
18 4 (5.88%) Pair Programming
18 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
18 4 (5.88%) Maven

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 (2.94%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.88%) Serverless
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Bluetooth
1 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
1 3 (4.41%) RS-232
1 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (55.88%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.35%) JIRA
4 4 (5.88%) Maven
5 3 (4.41%) Subversion
5 3 (4.41%) Xcode
6 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.94%) Gradle
6 2 (2.94%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.94%) JUnit
6 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Automotive
2 3 (4.41%) Electronics
2 3 (4.41%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 35 (51.47%) COM
1 35 (51.47%) MFC
1 35 (51.47%) STL
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.41%) WinForms
4 3 (4.41%) WPF
5 2 (2.94%) CSS
5 2 (2.94%) JSF
5 2 (2.94%) React
5 2 (2.94%) REST
5 2 (2.94%) Spring
5 2 (2.94%) Spring MVC
5 2 (2.94%) Struts
5 2 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) CAN bus
2 3 (4.41%) Internet of Things
2 3 (4.41%) Robotics
3 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Android
1 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 40 (58.82%) TDD
3 39 (57.35%) Multithreading
4 35 (51.47%) SDLC
5 21 (30.88%) Mathematics
6 17 (25.00%) Physics
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.35%) Scrum
8 4 (5.88%) BDD
8 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (5.88%) DevOps
8 4 (5.88%) Kanban
8 4 (5.88%) Microservices
8 4 (5.88%) Pair Programming
9 3 (4.41%) Android Development
9 3 (4.41%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.41%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (89.71%) C++
2 59 (86.76%) C
3 57 (83.82%) C#
4 36 (52.94%) SQL
5 21 (30.88%) Java
6 19 (27.94%) Python
7 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.41%) XAML
9 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.94%) Java 8
9 2 (2.94%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.94%) R
9 2 (2.94%) Scala
10 1 (1.47%) ES6
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Assembla
3 1 (1.47%) Google