Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 20 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 +47 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 229 214 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.06% 8.41% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.51% 9.78% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 216 164 182
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,875 £30,025
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,250
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -

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 2,178 2,189 3,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.19% 86.05% 90.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,854 1,674 2,777
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% -2.02%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,750
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 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 126 (55.02%) Java
2 72 (31.44%) Spring
3 71 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (31.00%) Linux
4 63 (27.51%) C#
5 62 (27.07%) Degree
6 60 (26.20%) C++
7 59 (25.76%) OO
7 59 (25.76%) REST
8 55 (24.02%) .NET
9 52 (22.71%) Mentoring
10 51 (22.27%) SQL Server
11 49 (21.40%) Python
12 47 (20.52%) C
13 44 (19.21%) AngularJS
13 44 (19.21%) Java 8
14 43 (18.78%) Oracle
15 42 (18.34%) JavaScript
16 37 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (15.72%) Microsoft
18 35 (15.28%) Unit Testing
19 34 (14.85%) Firmware
20 33 (14.41%) SOA
20 33 (14.41%) Open Source
21 32 (13.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 31 (13.54%) SDLC
23 30 (13.10%) Validation
23 30 (13.10%) Web Services
23 30 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
24 29 (12.66%) NoSQL

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 32 (13.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (9.61%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.80%) JBoss
3 11 (4.80%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.18%) Apache
5 4 (1.75%) CMS
6 3 (1.31%) nginx
6 3 (1.31%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.92%) SaaS
3 23 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.31%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) Datadog
6 1 (0.44%) Force.com
6 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.42%) Internet
2 16 (6.99%) HTTP
3 11 (4.80%) FTP
4 5 (2.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.75%) SSH
6 1 (0.44%) Modbus
6 1 (0.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.27%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.66%) NoSQL
3 27 (11.79%) MongoDB
3 27 (11.79%) Relational Database
4 25 (10.92%) RDBMS
5 21 (9.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (8.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (4.80%) Big Data
8 5 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.75%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.75%) HBase
10 3 (1.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (8.30%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.99%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.11%) Eclipse
4 13 (5.68%) Maven
5 11 (4.80%) IntelliJ
5 11 (4.80%) NetBeans
5 11 (4.80%) Subversion
5 11 (4.80%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.06%) Vagrant
8 6 (2.62%) Hudson
9 5 (2.18%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.18%) Selenium
10 3 (1.31%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.31%) WiX
11 2 (0.87%) Gradle
11 2 (0.87%) JIRA
12 1 (0.44%) Mocha
12 1 (0.44%) PyUnit
General
1 11 (4.80%) Finance
2 7 (3.06%) Billing
2 7 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.62%) Marketing
4 4 (1.75%) Advertising
4 4 (1.75%) Games
5 3 (1.31%) Local Government
6 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (46.29%) Software Engineer
2 91 (39.74%) Developer
3 48 (20.96%) Java Developer
4 32 (13.97%) Senior Software Engineer
5 24 (10.48%) Software Developer
6 22 (9.61%) Embedded Engineer
6 22 (9.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 21 (9.17%) AWS Developer
8 19 (8.30%) Java Engineer
8 19 (8.30%) Java Software Engineer
9 18 (7.86%) Programmer
10 17 (7.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 14 (6.11%) C# Developer
11 14 (6.11%) C# Software Engineer
12 13 (5.68%) Web Engineer
13 12 (5.24%) Senior Developer
14 11 (4.80%) C++ Software Engineer
14 11 (4.80%) Support Engineer
14 11 (4.80%) Technical Support
14 11 (4.80%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (31.44%) Spring
2 59 (25.76%) REST
3 55 (24.02%) .NET
4 44 (19.21%) AngularJS
5 30 (13.10%) Web Services
6 24 (10.48%) CSS
7 23 (10.04%) Hibernate
7 23 (10.04%) JPA
8 22 (9.61%) XML
9 21 (9.17%) J2SE
10 20 (8.73%) Java EE
11 19 (8.30%) Apache Flex
11 19 (8.30%) HTML
12 18 (7.86%) JMS
12 18 (7.86%) SOAP
13 14 (6.11%) WCF
14 12 (5.24%) Angular 2
14 12 (5.24%) jQuery
15 11 (4.80%) Java SE
15 11 (4.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.30%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.86%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.93%) Device Driver
4 9 (3.93%) Social Media
5 6 (2.62%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.62%) Semantic Web
5 6 (2.62%) W3C
6 5 (2.18%) Fintech
7 4 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.31%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.31%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.87%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.87%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.44%) Life Science
10 1 (0.44%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 71 (31.00%) Linux
2 17 (7.42%) Windows
3 11 (4.80%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (3.06%) Ubuntu
4 7 (3.06%) Unix
5 4 (1.75%) Debian
6 2 (0.87%) CentOS
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.76%) OO
3 52 (22.71%) Mentoring
4 35 (15.28%) Unit Testing
5 33 (14.41%) Open Source
5 33 (14.41%) SOA
6 31 (13.54%) SDLC
7 30 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (13.10%) Validation
8 27 (11.79%) Microservices
9 25 (10.92%) User Stories
10 24 (10.48%) Multithreading
11 23 (10.04%) TDD
12 20 (8.73%) UML
13 19 (8.30%) CMMI
13 19 (8.30%) OOD
13 19 (8.30%) Process Improvement
13 19 (8.30%) Release Management
13 19 (8.30%) Requirements Analysis
13 19 (8.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 126 (55.02%) Java
2 63 (27.51%) C#
3 60 (26.20%) C++
4 49 (21.40%) Python
5 47 (20.52%) C
6 44 (19.21%) Java 8
7 42 (18.34%) JavaScript
8 24 (10.48%) SQL
9 11 (4.80%) Tcl
10 10 (4.37%) Ruby
11 8 (3.49%) Go
12 4 (1.75%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.31%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.87%) R
14 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.44%) Perl
15 1 (0.44%) Scala
15 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (27.07%) Degree
2 12 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.62%) PhD
4 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.48%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.31%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) GCP
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 34 (14.85%) Firmware
2 12 (5.24%) Docker
3 4 (1.75%) HDFS
4 3 (1.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Postfix
5 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.49%) Ansible
3 7 (3.06%) Terraform
4 6 (2.62%) Consul
4 6 (2.62%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (2.62%) Nagios
4 6 (2.62%) Packer
5 3 (1.31%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.44%) Puppet
6 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (18.78%) Oracle
2 36 (15.72%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.86%) TIBCO
4 11 (4.80%) Atmel
4 11 (4.80%) BEA
4 11 (4.80%) IBM
5 6 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.18%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.75%) Capita
8 2 (0.87%) Google
9 1 (0.44%) Allen-Bradley
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco
9 1 (0.44%) VMware