Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 106 93
Rank change year-on-year +40 -13 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 103 99 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.14% 2.66% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 2.77% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 86 98 187
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £63,125 £61,250 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.32% -2.22% -10.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2415 3570 4586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.03% 96.02% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1936 2864 3288
Reading median annual salary £46,750 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Reading

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Reading

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Reading over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 95 (92.23%) Software Engineering
2 70 (67.96%) Java
3 51 (49.51%) Linux
4 47 (45.63%) C++
5 42 (40.78%) JavaScript
6 41 (39.81%) HTML
6 41 (39.81%) CSS
7 36 (34.95%) SQL
8 29 (28.16%) Degree
8 29 (28.16%) SDLC
8 29 (28.16%) Scrum
9 28 (27.18%) OO
10 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (26.21%) Computer Science
11 25 (24.27%) OOP
12 24 (23.30%) Python
12 24 (23.30%) Ajax
13 23 (22.33%) AngularJS
14 22 (21.36%) Computer Science Degree
15 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
15 19 (18.45%) Unix
16 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
17 17 (16.50%) C#
18 16 (15.53%) Eclipse
18 16 (15.53%) Data Loss Prevention
19 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
19 14 (13.59%) Cybersecurity
19 14 (13.59%) Bash Shell
19 14 (13.59%) Oracle
19 14 (13.59%) TDD

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (3.88%) Apache
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.94%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.97%) CMS
3 1 (0.97%) Drupal
3 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.65%) SaaS
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Internet
2 7 (6.80%) DNS
3 5 (4.85%) Firewall
4 2 (1.94%) ATM
4 2 (1.94%) HTTP
5 1 (0.97%) SMTP
5 1 (0.97%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) MySQL
2 8 (7.77%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.85%) DB2
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.94%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.94%) Big Data
7 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.97%) Endeca
8 1 (0.97%) HBase
8 1 (0.97%) Parquet
8 1 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.53%) Eclipse
3 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
4 13 (12.62%) JIRA
5 12 (11.65%) Subversion
6 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio
7 8 (7.77%) Appium
7 8 (7.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (7.77%) Cucumber
7 8 (7.77%) Protractor
7 8 (7.77%) Selenium
7 8 (7.77%) TeamCity
7 8 (7.77%) WebDriver
8 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 6 (5.83%) Maven
10 4 (3.88%) Ant
10 4 (3.88%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (3.88%) Gradle
11 1 (0.97%) Qt Creator
General
1 3 (2.91%) Finance
1 3 (2.91%) Marketing
2 1 (0.97%) Banking
2 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.97%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.81%) CSS
1 41 (39.81%) HTML
2 24 (23.30%) Ajax
3 23 (22.33%) AngularJS
4 12 (11.65%) XML
5 11 (10.68%) Web Services
6 10 (9.71%) .NET
6 10 (9.71%) Node.js
6 10 (9.71%) RESTful
7 9 (8.74%) Spring
8 8 (7.77%) .NET Framework
8 8 (7.77%) React
9 7 (6.80%) Ember.js
9 7 (6.80%) Ext JS
9 7 (6.80%) WPF
10 6 (5.83%) J2EE
10 6 (5.83%) Java EE
11 5 (4.85%) Django
11 5 (4.85%) JSP
12 4 (3.88%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.21%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.71%) Social Media
3 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.85%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.97%) Fintech
6 1 (0.97%) iPad
6 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.97%) User Experience
6 1 (0.97%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 51 (49.51%) Linux
2 19 (18.45%) Unix
3 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.94%) Windows
6 1 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (92.23%) Software Engineering
2 29 (28.16%) Scrum
2 29 (28.16%) SDLC
3 28 (27.18%) OO
4 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (24.27%) OOP
6 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
7 16 (15.53%) Data Loss Prevention
8 14 (13.59%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (13.59%) TDD
9 13 (12.62%) Microservices
10 12 (11.65%) Open Source
11 11 (10.68%) OOD
12 10 (9.71%) BDD
12 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (7.77%) SDET
15 7 (6.80%) High Availability
15 7 (6.80%) MVVM
15 7 (6.80%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (67.96%) Java
2 47 (45.63%) C++
3 42 (40.78%) JavaScript
4 36 (34.95%) SQL
5 24 (23.30%) Python
6 17 (16.50%) C#
7 14 (13.59%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.83%) Perl
9 4 (3.88%) C
9 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.91%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.94%) PHP
11 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.97%) AWK
12 1 (0.97%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.97%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.97%) Korn
12 1 (0.97%) Ruby
12 1 (0.97%) Scala
12 1 (0.97%) sed
Qualifications
1 29 (28.16%) Degree
2 22 (21.36%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) HDFS
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Ansible
1 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.85%) Puppet
2 4 (3.88%) Salt
3 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) Oracle
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.77%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (6.80%) DevExpress
4 7 (6.80%) Telerik
5 6 (5.83%) VMware
6 4 (3.88%) PayPal
7 3 (2.91%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.94%) IBM
9 1 (0.97%) Ab Initio
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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