Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 47 40
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7 +26
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 224 132 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.21% 5.17% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.39% 6.01% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 214 124 168
Reading median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £44,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +22.56% -0.28%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,375 £29,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +11.11% -0.53%

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 1,808 2,196 2,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 90.49% 86.02% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,542 1,796 1,956
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 110 (49.11%) Java
2 109 (48.66%) JavaScript
2 109 (48.66%) Linux
3 100 (44.64%) C#
4 81 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (35.71%) Python
6 78 (34.82%) .NET
7 74 (33.04%) OO
7 74 (33.04%) Microsoft
8 67 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
8 67 (29.91%) AngularJS
9 62 (27.68%) Microsoft Azure
10 57 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (25.45%) SQL Server
11 56 (25.00%) C++
12 55 (24.55%) Degree
13 52 (23.21%) HTML
14 48 (21.43%) Objective-C
15 46 (20.54%) SaaS
16 42 (18.75%) webpack
16 42 (18.75%) Ruby
16 42 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
17 39 (17.41%) Google
17 39 (17.41%) CSS
17 39 (17.41%) Docker
18 38 (16.96%) Relational Database
19 37 (16.52%) SQL
20 36 (16.07%) C
20 36 (16.07%) Mathematics
20 36 (16.07%) Computer Science

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 8 (3.57%) Apache
1 8 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.34%) nginx
4 2 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.89%) JBoss
4 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.45%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (27.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (20.54%) SaaS
4 42 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (8.93%) IBM Cloud
6 20 (8.93%) npm
7 9 (4.02%) GitHub
8 8 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.57%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.23%) Serverless
10 1 (0.45%) Boomi
10 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.04%) H.323
2 10 (4.46%) Skype
3 7 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.79%) HTTP
5 2 (0.89%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.89%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.96%) Relational Database
3 34 (15.18%) NoSQL
4 28 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 24 (10.71%) MongoDB
6 18 (8.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 18 (8.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (6.70%) MySQL
8 8 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (3.57%) CouchDB
8 8 (3.57%) Redis
9 6 (2.68%) Big Data
10 5 (2.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.23%) Lumira
10 5 (2.23%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (18.75%) webpack
2 22 (9.82%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.93%) Babel
3 20 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.93%) gulp
4 9 (4.02%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.13%) Selenium
7 5 (2.23%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.79%) Maven
9 3 (1.34%) Gradle
9 3 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.89%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.89%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.45%) gcov
11 1 (0.45%) Hudson
11 1 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 20 (8.93%) Finance
2 18 (8.04%) Electronics
2 18 (8.04%) Retail
2 18 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.70%) Manufacturing
4 14 (6.25%) Marketing
5 10 (4.46%) Publishing
6 5 (2.23%) Automotive
6 5 (2.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (45.54%) Developer
2 96 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 42 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 38 (16.96%) Java Developer
5 31 (13.84%) Senior Developer
6 24 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 24 (10.71%) Linux Developer
6 24 (10.71%) NoSQL Developer
7 23 (10.27%) C# Software Engineer
8 22 (9.82%) Graduate
9 19 (8.48%) Angular Developer
10 18 (8.04%) AWS Developer
10 18 (8.04%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
11 14 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
11 14 (6.25%) HTML Developer
12 13 (5.80%) C# Developer
12 13 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (5.80%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 13 (5.80%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (34.82%) .NET
2 67 (29.91%) AngularJS
3 52 (23.21%) HTML
4 39 (17.41%) CSS
5 34 (15.18%) Web Services
6 32 (14.29%) RESTful
7 31 (13.84%) Spring
8 29 (12.95%) HTML5
9 26 (11.61%) REST
10 18 (8.04%) Django
10 18 (8.04%) WebRTC
11 16 (7.14%) Angular 2
11 16 (7.14%) ASP.NET
11 16 (7.14%) Java SE
12 14 (6.25%) Node.js
13 13 (5.80%) Kafka
13 13 (5.80%) React
14 11 (4.91%) Twisted
15 9 (4.02%) jQuery
15 9 (4.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.39%) Social Media
2 18 (8.04%) User Experience
2 18 (8.04%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (6.70%) Device Driver
4 13 (5.80%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.45%) Fintech
8 1 (0.45%) FMCG
8 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) SCADA
8 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (48.66%) Linux
2 28 (12.50%) Unix
3 20 (8.93%) Android
4 18 (8.04%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.79%) Windows
6 3 (1.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (33.04%) OO
3 57 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (16.07%) Computer Science
4 36 (16.07%) Mathematics
5 35 (15.63%) SDLC
6 34 (15.18%) OOA/OOD
7 30 (13.39%) API Development
7 30 (13.39%) Web Development
8 29 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (10.71%) Multithreading
11 23 (10.27%) OOP
12 22 (9.82%) Mobile Development
13 21 (9.38%) Front End Development
14 20 (8.93%) OOD
15 19 (8.48%) High Availability
15 19 (8.48%) Scrum
15 19 (8.48%) TDD
16 18 (8.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 110 (49.11%) Java
2 109 (48.66%) JavaScript
3 100 (44.64%) C#
4 80 (35.71%) Python
5 56 (25.00%) C++
6 48 (21.43%) Objective-C
7 42 (18.75%) Ruby
8 37 (16.52%) SQL
9 36 (16.07%) C
10 33 (14.73%) Go
11 30 (13.39%) TypeScript
12 26 (11.61%) Java 8
13 14 (6.25%) Assembly Language
14 11 (4.91%) Perl
14 11 (4.91%) PHP
15 10 (4.46%) Apple Swift
15 10 (4.46%) ES6
15 10 (4.46%) Kotlin
16 8 (3.57%) Cython
17 5 (2.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (24.55%) Degree
2 23 (10.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.23%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.23%) MBA
5 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.70%) QA
2 5 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) PSD2
System Software
1 39 (17.41%) Docker
2 19 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (4.02%) Firmware
5 2 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.89%) Ceph
5 2 (0.89%) HDFS
6 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (9.38%) Ansible
1 21 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (9.38%) Puppet
2 5 (2.23%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.45%) Consul
4 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.45%) Nagios
4 1 (0.45%) Packer
4 1 (0.45%) Terraform
4 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.45%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 74 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 39 (17.41%) Google
3 25 (11.16%) Oracle
4 20 (8.93%) IBM
5 19 (8.48%) VMware
6 16 (7.14%) SAP
7 5 (2.23%) Tableau
8 4 (1.79%) Huawei
9 3 (1.34%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.45%) Apple
10 1 (0.45%) Coverity
10 1 (0.45%) Dell
10 1 (0.45%) Samsung
10 1 (0.45%) Wonderware