Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 38 50
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 +46
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 112 210 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.75% 6.01% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 6.81% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 105 201 214
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £32,150
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £63,375
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2005 3084 3977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.07% 88.24% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 2259 3100
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.71% -3.54%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Reading

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Reading

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Reading over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 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 Reading region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 50 (44.64%) Java
2 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.93%) JavaScript
4 37 (33.04%) SQL
5 29 (25.89%) AngularJS
6 27 (24.11%) HTML
7 26 (23.21%) Linux
8 24 (21.43%) Degree
9 23 (20.54%) C#
10 22 (19.64%) OO
11 21 (18.75%) CSS
12 20 (17.86%) .NET
12 20 (17.86%) Computer Science
13 19 (16.96%) REST
13 19 (16.96%) C++
13 19 (16.96%) Python
14 18 (16.07%) TDD
15 17 (15.18%) Web Services
15 17 (15.18%) Test Automation
15 17 (15.18%) Hadoop
15 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (14.29%) React
16 16 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (14.29%) C
17 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (12.50%) Unix
18 14 (12.50%) Big Data
19 13 (11.61%) XML
19 13 (11.61%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
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 12 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.46%) Apache
3 5 (4.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.57%) JBoss
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.68%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.79%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.79%) nginx
6 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.89%) CMS
7 1 (0.89%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.89%) Kentico
7 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.93%) SaaS
3 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.89%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.89%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) Internet
2 7 (6.25%) Firewall
2 7 (6.25%) HTTP
3 4 (3.57%) FTP
4 3 (2.68%) DNS
4 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (0.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) Hadoop
2 14 (12.50%) Big Data
3 12 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.46%) SAP HANA
8 3 (2.68%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.68%) HBase
8 3 (2.68%) Impala
9 2 (1.79%) GIS
9 2 (1.79%) Parquet
9 2 (1.79%) Redis
10 1 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.89%) DB2
10 1 (0.89%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.89%) MySQL
10 1 (0.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.04%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.04%) HP UFT
2 9 (8.04%) LoadRunner
3 8 (7.14%) Maven
4 7 (6.25%) JIRA
5 5 (4.46%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.57%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.57%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.79%) Grunt
7 2 (1.79%) gulp
7 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.79%) WiX
8 1 (0.89%) NUnit
8 1 (0.89%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.14%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
2 7 (6.25%) Retail
3 5 (4.46%) Billing
3 5 (4.46%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Local Government
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (52.68%) Software Engineer
2 32 (28.57%) Developer
3 15 (13.39%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Agile Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Python Developer
7 10 (8.93%) .NET Software Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Consultant
8 9 (8.04%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Graduate
8 9 (8.04%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Python Software Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Senior Tester
8 9 (8.04%) Tester
9 8 (7.14%) Java Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (7.14%) Software Developer
10 7 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.89%) AngularJS
2 27 (24.11%) HTML
3 21 (18.75%) CSS
4 20 (17.86%) .NET
5 19 (16.96%) REST
6 17 (15.18%) Web Services
7 16 (14.29%) React
8 13 (11.61%) Node.js
8 13 (11.61%) Spring
8 13 (11.61%) XML
9 12 (10.71%) Java EE
10 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET
10 9 (8.04%) Django
10 9 (8.04%) J2EE
10 9 (8.04%) SOAP
11 7 (6.25%) JMS
11 7 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.36%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.25%) Social Media
5 6 (5.36%) Fintech
6 4 (3.57%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.68%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.89%) Digital Currency
9 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.21%) Linux
2 14 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.89%) AIX
6 1 (0.89%) Android
6 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.89%) CentOS
6 1 (0.89%) Debian
6 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.89%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.64%) OO
3 18 (16.07%) TDD
4 17 (15.18%) Test Automation
5 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (11.61%) Scrum
7 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.04%) Database Optimisation
7 9 (8.04%) Defect Management
7 9 (8.04%) Functional Testing
7 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.04%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (8.04%) Scenario Testing
7 9 (8.04%) Software Testing
7 9 (8.04%) Test Management
7 9 (8.04%) Test Scripting
7 9 (8.04%) Test Strategy
8 8 (7.14%) Microservices
8 8 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.64%) Java
2 38 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 37 (33.04%) SQL
4 23 (20.54%) C#
5 19 (16.96%) C++
5 19 (16.96%) Python
6 16 (14.29%) C
7 11 (9.82%) PL/SQL
8 8 (7.14%) VB
9 5 (4.46%) Ruby
9 5 (4.46%) Scala
10 4 (3.57%) Perl
11 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.68%) R
11 3 (2.68%) VBA
12 2 (1.79%) Go
12 2 (1.79%) VC++
13 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (21.43%) Degree
2 11 (9.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (8.04%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) ISTQB
3 9 (8.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.89%) MCP
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) Docker
2 3 (2.68%) HDFS
2 3 (2.68%) vSphere
3 2 (1.79%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.89%) KVM
4 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.46%) Ansible
3 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.57%) Puppet
4 2 (1.79%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle
3 10 (8.93%) IBM
4 9 (8.04%) HP
4 9 (8.04%) TIBCO
5 5 (4.46%) SAP
6 4 (3.57%) BEA
7 3 (2.68%) PayPal
8 2 (1.79%) Google
8 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.79%) Tableau
9 1 (0.89%) Capita
9 1 (0.89%) Informatica
9 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.89%) VMware
9 1 (0.89%) Xamarin