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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 65 45
Rank change year-on-year +43 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 105 81 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.47% 4.16% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 4.72% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68 77 123
Median salary £53,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1034 1716 2106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.45% 88.05% 86.85%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1380 1386
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Reading

Software Engineering
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 116 (62.37%) Java
2 91 (48.92%) Degree
3 72 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 71 (38.17%) Linux
5 70 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (30.65%) SQL
7 56 (30.11%) HTML
8 49 (26.34%) CSS
9 48 (25.81%) Scrum
10 46 (24.73%) C++
11 45 (24.19%) TDD
12 44 (23.66%) Web Services
13 41 (22.04%) Python
13 41 (22.04%) Big Data
14 40 (21.51%) Oracle
15 39 (20.97%) REST
16 36 (19.35%) Finance
17 35 (18.82%) Unit Testing
18 33 (17.74%) Mentoring
19 32 (17.20%) SDLC
19 32 (17.20%) C#
19 32 (17.20%) OO
20 31 (16.67%) Computer Science
20 31 (16.67%) Ajax
21 29 (15.59%) NoSQL
22 28 (15.05%) Node.js
22 28 (15.05%) Windows
22 28 (15.05%) .NET
22 28 (15.05%) Project Management
23 26 (13.98%) AngularJS

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 15 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.30%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.23%) Apache
4 5 (2.69%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.15%) JBoss
6 3 (1.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Jetty
7 1 (0.54%) nginx
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) MS Office
2 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.54%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.38%) SaaS
4 3 (1.61%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.54%) Route 53
5 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) Internet
1 10 (5.38%) VoLTE
1 10 (5.38%) VoWiFi
1 10 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (4.30%) SMTP
3 5 (2.69%) DNS
4 2 (1.08%) ATM
5 1 (0.54%) HTTP
5 1 (0.54%) LTE
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.04%) Big Data
2 29 (15.59%) NoSQL
3 20 (10.75%) Hadoop
4 15 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.99%) MySQL
6 12 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.91%) HBase
7 11 (5.91%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.30%) DB2
9 7 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.23%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.23%) DTS
10 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.69%) Power BI
11 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (12.90%) JUnit
2 23 (12.37%) Maven
3 22 (11.83%) JIRA
4 20 (10.75%) Eclipse
5 18 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 18 (9.68%) Jenkins
6 16 (8.60%) Visual Studio
7 10 (5.38%) Ant
8 7 (3.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 6 (3.23%) FitNesse
10 5 (2.69%) Selenium
11 4 (2.15%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.61%) Subversion
13 2 (1.08%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.54%) Apache Ivy
14 1 (0.54%) gulp
14 1 (0.54%) Qt Creator
General
1 36 (19.35%) Finance
2 24 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.45%) Advertising
4 7 (3.76%) Banking
5 6 (3.23%) Retail
6 4 (2.15%) Automotive
6 4 (2.15%) Electronics
7 3 (1.61%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.61%) Military
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (33.33%) Developer
1 62 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 40 (21.51%) Java Engineer
3 36 (19.35%) Java Software Engineer
4 31 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 22 (11.83%) Senior Software Engineer
6 20 (10.75%) Project Manager
7 18 (9.68%) Software Developer
8 16 (8.60%) C++ Software Engineer
8 16 (8.60%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.45%) Senior Java Engineer
9 12 (6.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 11 (5.91%) .NET Developer
10 11 (5.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 11 (5.91%) Test Engineer
11 10 (5.38%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.84%) Big Data Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) Junior
12 9 (4.84%) Junior Software Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.11%) HTML
2 49 (26.34%) CSS
3 44 (23.66%) Web Services
4 39 (20.97%) REST
5 31 (16.67%) Ajax
6 28 (15.05%) .NET
6 28 (15.05%) Node.js
7 26 (13.98%) AngularJS
8 25 (13.44%) JSON
9 22 (11.83%) Spring
10 19 (10.22%) jQuery
11 17 (9.14%) .NET Framework
12 16 (8.60%) Hibernate
13 15 (8.06%) HTML5
14 13 (6.99%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (6.99%) WPF
15 12 (6.45%) D3.js
15 12 (6.45%) WebSockets
16 9 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (4.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.22%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.06%) Social Media
4 12 (6.45%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.30%) Virtual Team
7 7 (3.76%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.69%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.69%) NHS
9 3 (1.61%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.61%) Replication
10 2 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.08%) Wiki
11 1 (0.54%) Blog
11 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.54%) iPad
11 1 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 71 (38.17%) Linux
2 28 (15.05%) Windows
3 18 (9.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.81%) Scrum
3 45 (24.19%) TDD
4 35 (18.82%) Unit Testing
5 33 (17.74%) Mentoring
6 32 (17.20%) OO
6 32 (17.20%) SDLC
7 28 (15.05%) Project Management
8 25 (13.44%) OOP
9 24 (12.90%) Regression Testing
10 22 (11.83%) Data Loss Prevention
11 20 (10.75%) PRINCE2
12 19 (10.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 19 (10.22%) Customer Requirements
12 19 (10.22%) Multithreading
12 19 (10.22%) Open Source
13 18 (9.68%) OOD
13 18 (9.68%) Software Architecture
14 17 (9.14%) BDD
14 17 (9.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 116 (62.37%) Java
2 72 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 57 (30.65%) SQL
4 46 (24.73%) C++
5 41 (22.04%) Python
6 32 (17.20%) C#
7 26 (13.98%) Bash Shell
8 15 (8.06%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.38%) Perl
10 7 (3.76%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.69%) C
11 5 (2.69%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.69%) Scala
11 5 (2.69%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.15%) Groovy
12 4 (2.15%) Ruby
13 3 (1.61%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.61%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 91 (48.92%) Degree
2 20 (10.75%) PMP
3 11 (5.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.75%) QA
2 5 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.61%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.08%) ISO26262
4 2 (1.08%) PMO
5 1 (0.54%) SDET
5 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (3.23%) HDFS
3 3 (1.61%) Firmware
4 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.08%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (5.38%) Puppet
2 9 (4.84%) Ansible
3 7 (3.76%) Salt
4 1 (0.54%) Graylog
4 1 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.54%) Kibana
4 1 (0.54%) logstash
4 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (21.51%) Oracle
2 19 (10.22%) VMware
3 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.30%) Jaspersoft
5 7 (3.76%) DevExpress
5 7 (3.76%) Telerik
6 3 (1.61%) EMC
6 3 (1.61%) Google
6 3 (1.61%) Huawei
6 3 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.61%) Sybase
7 1 (0.54%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.54%) Renesas
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus(10%), health, pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Intec Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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Oracle
Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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