Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 42 42
Rank change year-on-year +24 0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 234 129 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.44% 5.61% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.73% 6.50% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 213 114 219
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,375 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,250 £61,250
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -7.61%

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 1,995 1,986 3,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 88.98% 86.31% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,678 1,609 2,367
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,600 £27,500 £29,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 125 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (45.73%) Java
3 92 (39.32%) C#
3 92 (39.32%) OO
4 87 (37.18%) JavaScript
5 86 (36.75%) AngularJS
6 83 (35.47%) .NET
7 77 (32.91%) Microsoft
8 74 (31.62%) SQL Server
9 70 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (29.91%) REST
10 68 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
10 68 (29.06%) Linux
11 65 (27.78%) Degree
12 60 (25.64%) CSS
13 59 (25.21%) Python
14 57 (24.36%) Web Services
15 55 (23.50%) Spring
15 55 (23.50%) API Development
16 52 (22.22%) Social Media
17 48 (20.51%) OOA/OOD
17 48 (20.51%) Web Development
18 47 (20.09%) SQL
19 45 (19.23%) Java 8
20 44 (18.80%) Continuous Delivery
20 44 (18.80%) HTML
21 43 (18.38%) SaaS
21 43 (18.38%) NoSQL
22 41 (17.52%) C++
23 40 (17.09%) Relational Database

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 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (3.42%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.56%) Apache
4 4 (1.71%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.85%) JBoss
5 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (18.38%) SaaS
3 38 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.56%) GitHub
6 4 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.71%) npm
7 3 (1.28%) PaaS
8 2 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.85%) Yarn
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.43%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) H.323
1 2 (0.85%) Internet
1 2 (0.85%) VSAN
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) Skype
2 1 (0.43%) SNMP
2 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (31.62%) SQL Server
2 43 (18.38%) NoSQL
3 40 (17.09%) Relational Database
4 35 (14.96%) RDBMS
5 29 (12.39%) MongoDB
6 25 (10.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 25 (10.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.42%) Big Data
7 8 (3.42%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (2.14%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.14%) MySQL
8 5 (2.14%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (2.14%) Snowflake Schema
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 31 (13.25%) webpack
3 14 (5.98%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.42%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.99%) Selenium
7 6 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.56%) Hudson
7 6 (2.56%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.71%) Gradle
9 4 (1.71%) gulp
9 4 (1.71%) Mocha
10 2 (0.85%) Babel
10 2 (0.85%) Grunt
10 2 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.85%) PyUnit
10 2 (0.85%) QUnit
10 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (11.54%) Finance
2 14 (5.98%) Marketing
3 13 (5.56%) Retail
4 10 (4.27%) Financial Institution
4 10 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.99%) Electronics
6 2 (0.85%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (47.86%) Developer
2 98 (41.88%) Software Engineer
3 50 (21.37%) Java Developer
4 41 (17.52%) C# Software Engineer
5 32 (13.68%) .NET Software Engineer
6 30 (12.82%) Senior Developer
7 27 (11.54%) Angular Developer
8 26 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 24 (10.26%) AWS Developer
10 23 (9.83%) Azure Engineer
10 23 (9.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (8.97%) Linux Developer
12 20 (8.55%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (7.69%) Java Engineer
13 18 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
13 18 (7.69%) Web Engineer
14 17 (7.26%) Azure Software Engineer
15 16 (6.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (6.84%) NoSQL Developer
15 16 (6.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (36.75%) AngularJS
2 83 (35.47%) .NET
3 70 (29.91%) REST
4 60 (25.64%) CSS
5 57 (24.36%) Web Services
6 55 (23.50%) Spring
7 44 (18.80%) HTML
8 31 (13.25%) Angular 2
9 24 (10.26%) React
10 22 (9.40%) ASP.NET
11 20 (8.55%) HTML5
12 16 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (6.84%) Hibernate
13 14 (5.98%) JPA
14 12 (5.13%) J2SE
14 12 (5.13%) Kafka
15 10 (4.27%) Java SE
15 10 (4.27%) jQuery
15 10 (4.27%) Node.js
15 10 (4.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.22%) Social Media
2 36 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.27%) Digital Currency
3 10 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.56%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.14%) User Experience
8 4 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) FMCG
10 2 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.43%) PKI
11 1 (0.43%) RIA
11 1 (0.43%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.06%) Linux
2 24 (10.26%) Unix
3 4 (1.71%) Windows
4 3 (1.28%) Android
4 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Debian
6 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (39.32%) OO
3 70 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (23.50%) API Development
5 48 (20.51%) OOA/OOD
5 48 (20.51%) Web Development
6 44 (18.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 40 (17.09%) SDLC
8 37 (15.81%) Mobile Development
9 34 (14.53%) Unit Testing
10 32 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (13.68%) Front End Development
11 31 (13.25%) Multithreading
12 30 (12.82%) Mentoring
13 27 (11.54%) User Stories
14 25 (10.68%) Mathematics
15 23 (9.83%) Scrum
16 21 (8.97%) TDD
17 19 (8.12%) Microservices
18 18 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 107 (45.73%) Java
2 92 (39.32%) C#
3 87 (37.18%) JavaScript
4 59 (25.21%) Python
5 47 (20.09%) SQL
6 45 (19.23%) Java 8
7 41 (17.52%) C++
8 21 (8.97%) Go
9 20 (8.55%) C
10 14 (5.98%) Ruby
11 6 (2.56%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.56%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.14%) Cython
12 5 (2.14%) Erlang
13 4 (1.71%) Scala
14 2 (0.85%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.85%) ES6
14 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.85%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (27.78%) Degree
2 24 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.42%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.14%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.43%) MBA
6 1 (0.43%) PhD
6 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.70%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.99%) QA
3 5 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) ECSS
System Software
1 16 (6.84%) Firmware
2 9 (3.85%) Docker
3 3 (1.28%) HDFS
4 2 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.85%) Ceph
4 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) Consul
1 6 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
1 6 (2.56%) Kubernetes
1 6 (2.56%) Nagios
1 6 (2.56%) Packer
1 6 (2.56%) Terraform
2 3 (1.28%) Ansible
3 2 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.39%) Oracle
3 11 (4.70%) SAP
4 7 (2.99%) IBM
5 6 (2.56%) Google
6 5 (2.14%) Tableau
7 4 (1.71%) Huawei
7 4 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.28%) VMware
8 3 (1.28%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) Dell
9 1 (0.43%) Samsung