Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 21 46
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 225 216 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.65% 8.87% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.98% 10.27% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 204 165 217
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +31.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -5.56%

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 2,049 2,103 3,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 87.90% 86.40% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,736 1,671 2,582
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,125 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,450
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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 118 (52.44%) Java
2 105 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (38.22%) OO
4 76 (33.78%) AngularJS
5 74 (32.89%) REST
6 73 (32.44%) Spring
7 72 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 70 (31.11%) C#
9 67 (29.78%) Degree
10 63 (28.00%) .NET
11 62 (27.56%) Python
12 61 (27.11%) SQL Server
13 59 (26.22%) Linux
14 57 (25.33%) Java 8
15 55 (24.44%) Microsoft
15 55 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
16 52 (23.11%) Mentoring
17 51 (22.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 46 (20.44%) Web Services
19 44 (19.56%) NoSQL
20 43 (19.11%) CSS
21 42 (18.67%) C++
21 42 (18.67%) Unit Testing
22 40 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
23 38 (16.89%) API Development
23 38 (16.89%) Oracle
24 37 (16.44%) SDLC
25 36 (16.00%) Relational Database
25 36 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
26 35 (15.56%) Social Media

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 25 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.78%) JBoss
3 4 (1.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.33%) Apache
4 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (22.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (14.67%) SaaS
4 3 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.33%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.33%) PaaS
5 2 (0.89%) GitHub
5 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.89%) npm
5 2 (0.89%) Yarn
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.44%) Internet
2 5 (2.22%) HTTP
3 4 (1.78%) FTP
3 4 (1.78%) SSH
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (27.11%) SQL Server
2 44 (19.56%) NoSQL
3 36 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 34 (15.11%) RDBMS
5 31 (13.78%) MongoDB
6 27 (12.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 27 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (5.33%) Big Data
8 9 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.78%) HBase
9 4 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.89%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (11.56%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.11%) webpack
3 11 (4.89%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.89%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.56%) Hudson
5 8 (3.56%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.67%) Maven
7 5 (2.22%) Subversion
8 4 (1.78%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.78%) Mocha
8 4 (1.78%) NetBeans
8 4 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.89%) Gradle
9 2 (0.89%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.89%) PyUnit
9 2 (0.89%) QUnit
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (8.44%) Finance
2 10 (4.44%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.56%) Marketing
4 6 (2.67%) Retail
5 4 (1.78%) Games
6 3 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 103 (45.78%) Software Engineer
2 91 (40.44%) Developer
3 51 (22.67%) Java Developer
4 33 (14.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 28 (12.44%) Senior Software Engineer
6 26 (11.56%) .NET Software Engineer
6 26 (11.56%) AWS Developer
7 21 (9.33%) Azure Engineer
7 21 (9.33%) Java Engineer
7 21 (9.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 21 (9.33%) Software Developer
8 20 (8.89%) Senior Developer
9 18 (8.00%) Web Engineer
10 16 (7.11%) Embedded Engineer
10 16 (7.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 15 (6.67%) Angular Developer
12 14 (6.22%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (5.78%) Azure Software Engineer
14 12 (5.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 12 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (33.78%) AngularJS
2 74 (32.89%) REST
3 73 (32.44%) Spring
4 63 (28.00%) .NET
5 46 (20.44%) Web Services
6 43 (19.11%) CSS
7 30 (13.33%) HTML
8 29 (12.89%) Hibernate
9 27 (12.00%) JPA
10 22 (9.78%) Angular 2
11 21 (9.33%) J2SE
12 19 (8.44%) React
13 17 (7.56%) Apache Flex
14 15 (6.67%) ASP.NET
15 12 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (5.33%) Node.js
16 10 (4.44%) HTML5
16 10 (4.44%) XML
17 9 (4.00%) JMS
17 9 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.56%) Social Media
2 25 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.44%) Digital Currency
3 10 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.22%) Fintech
6 5 (2.22%) Semantic Web
6 5 (2.22%) W3C
7 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.33%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.33%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.33%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.33%) User Experience
9 2 (0.89%) FMCG
10 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.44%) PKI
10 1 (0.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.22%) Linux
2 10 (4.44%) Unix
3 5 (2.22%) Ubuntu
3 5 (2.22%) Windows
4 4 (1.78%) Debian
5 3 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.89%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (38.22%) OO
3 55 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (23.11%) Mentoring
5 42 (18.67%) Unit Testing
6 38 (16.89%) API Development
7 37 (16.44%) SDLC
8 36 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
9 33 (14.67%) Multithreading
9 33 (14.67%) User Stories
9 33 (14.67%) Web Development
10 30 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (12.89%) Microservices
12 26 (11.56%) SOA
13 25 (11.11%) Front End Development
14 24 (10.67%) Mobile Development
14 24 (10.67%) OOD
14 24 (10.67%) Validation
15 23 (10.22%) UML
16 22 (9.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 118 (52.44%) Java
2 72 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 70 (31.11%) C#
4 62 (27.56%) Python
5 57 (25.33%) Java 8
6 42 (18.67%) C++
7 32 (14.22%) SQL
8 29 (12.89%) C
9 15 (6.67%) Go
10 10 (4.44%) Ruby
11 5 (2.22%) Erlang
11 5 (2.22%) Scala
12 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.33%) Tcl
13 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.89%) ES6
14 2 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.89%) R
15 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (29.78%) Degree
2 19 (8.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.22%) PhD
4 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.78%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.78%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.89%) GCP
2 2 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) ECSS
System Software
1 27 (12.00%) Firmware
2 9 (4.00%) Docker
3 4 (1.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.89%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.56%) Consul
2 8 (3.56%) Docker Swarm
2 8 (3.56%) Nagios
2 8 (3.56%) Packer
2 8 (3.56%) Terraform
3 4 (1.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 38 (16.89%) Oracle
3 9 (4.00%) IBM
4 6 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.78%) BEA
5 4 (1.78%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.33%) Atmel
6 3 (1.33%) Yahoo!
7 2 (0.89%) Google
7 2 (0.89%) SAP
7 2 (0.89%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) VMware