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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 52 36
Rank change year-on-year +33 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 127 82 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.78% 4.64% 6.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.63% 5.14% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 100 76 128
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 1092 1596 1955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 84.13% 90.37% 84.93%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1242 1420
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 166 (72.49%) Java
2 95 (41.48%) Degree
3 94 (41.05%) JavaScript
4 92 (40.17%) Linux
5 77 (33.62%) SQL
6 75 (32.75%) HTML
7 67 (29.26%) CSS
8 65 (28.38%) Oracle
9 63 (27.51%) C++
10 59 (25.76%) Test Automation
11 57 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (22.71%) REST
13 50 (21.83%) Scrum
14 49 (21.40%) Web Services
14 49 (21.40%) Python
15 46 (20.09%) SDLC
16 45 (19.65%) OO
17 44 (19.21%) Big Data
18 43 (18.78%) Computer Science
19 40 (17.47%) Computer Science Degree
20 37 (16.16%) OOP
21 36 (15.72%) Spring
21 36 (15.72%) Mentoring
22 35 (15.28%) Ajax
23 33 (14.41%) TDD
23 33 (14.41%) Maven
23 33 (14.41%) C#
23 33 (14.41%) Open Source
24 32 (13.97%) Bash Shell
24 32 (13.97%) Unix

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 (6.55%) Tomcat
2 14 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (6.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (4.80%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.80%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.93%) JBoss
5 5 (2.18%) Apache
5 5 (2.18%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.87%) CMS
6 2 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) Drupal
7 1 (0.44%) Jetty
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.31%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.73%) SaaS
3 15 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.44%) Office 365
5 1 (0.44%) Route 53
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.42%) Internet
2 12 (5.24%) HTTP
3 9 (3.93%) FTP
4 7 (3.06%) DNS
5 3 (1.31%) VoLTE
5 3 (1.31%) VoWiFi
5 3 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.87%) ATM
6 2 (0.87%) Firewall
6 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) SMTP
7 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.21%) Big Data
2 29 (12.66%) NoSQL
3 28 (12.23%) Hadoop
4 21 (9.17%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.30%) MySQL
6 16 (6.99%) SQL Server
7 15 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (4.80%) DB2
9 9 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (3.49%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.06%) Apache Hive
11 7 (3.06%) HBase
12 6 (2.62%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (1.31%) DTS
14 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.31%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 33 (14.41%) Maven
2 31 (13.54%) Eclipse
3 28 (12.23%) Git (software)
4 23 (10.04%) JIRA
5 19 (8.30%) Jenkins
6 18 (7.86%) JUnit
7 16 (6.99%) Visual Studio
8 14 (6.11%) Ant
9 13 (5.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 11 (4.80%) HP UFT
10 11 (4.80%) LoadRunner
10 11 (4.80%) Selenium
11 9 (3.93%) IntelliJ
11 9 (3.93%) NetBeans
12 8 (3.49%) Subversion
13 5 (2.18%) Apache Ivy
13 5 (2.18%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.18%) Gradle
13 5 (2.18%) Mocha
13 5 (2.18%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (6.11%) Finance
2 6 (2.62%) Banking
2 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.75%) Advertising
4 3 (1.31%) Marketing
4 3 (1.31%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.44%) Front Office
5 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (40.61%) Software Engineer
2 60 (26.20%) Developer
3 41 (17.90%) Java Engineer
4 34 (14.85%) Java Developer
5 33 (14.41%) Java Software Engineer
6 24 (10.48%) Senior Developer
7 23 (10.04%) C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (9.61%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (6.99%) Software Developer
10 14 (6.11%) C++ Developer
10 14 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (5.68%) C++/Java Developer
11 13 (5.68%) Linux Developer
12 12 (5.24%) Tester
13 11 (4.80%) Big Data Engineer
13 11 (4.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 11 (4.80%) Senior Java Engineer
13 11 (4.80%) Senior Tester
13 11 (4.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (32.75%) HTML
2 67 (29.26%) CSS
3 52 (22.71%) REST
4 49 (21.40%) Web Services
5 36 (15.72%) Spring
6 35 (15.28%) Ajax
7 30 (13.10%) AngularJS
8 29 (12.66%) .NET
9 26 (11.35%) .NET Framework
10 25 (10.92%) Node.js
11 23 (10.04%) jQuery
12 20 (8.73%) JSON
13 18 (7.86%) Hibernate
14 17 (7.42%) XML
15 16 (6.99%) HTML5
16 15 (6.55%) Java EE
17 13 (5.68%) WPF
18 11 (4.80%) SOAP
19 10 (4.37%) Ext JS
19 10 (4.37%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.78%) Computer Science
2 29 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (11.79%) Social Media
4 13 (5.68%) Algorithms
4 13 (5.68%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.80%) Virtual Team
6 7 (3.06%) iPad
7 6 (2.62%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.87%) NHS
9 2 (0.87%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Blog
10 1 (0.44%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 92 (40.17%) Linux
2 32 (13.97%) Unix
3 14 (6.11%) Windows
4 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.31%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.76%) Test Automation
2 57 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.83%) Scrum
4 46 (20.09%) SDLC
5 45 (19.65%) OO
6 37 (16.16%) OOP
7 36 (15.72%) Mentoring
8 33 (14.41%) Open Source
8 33 (14.41%) TDD
9 31 (13.54%) Regression Testing
10 24 (10.48%) Data Loss Prevention
10 24 (10.48%) Software Architecture
11 23 (10.04%) Machine Learning
11 23 (10.04%) SOA
11 23 (10.04%) Unit Testing
12 19 (8.30%) Microservices
13 17 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.99%) DevOps
14 16 (6.99%) Test Strategy
15 13 (5.68%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 166 (72.49%) Java
2 94 (41.05%) JavaScript
3 77 (33.62%) SQL
4 63 (27.51%) C++
5 49 (21.40%) Python
6 33 (14.41%) C#
7 32 (13.97%) Bash Shell
8 15 (6.55%) C
8 15 (6.55%) Perl
9 13 (5.68%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.93%) VB
11 8 (3.49%) Scala
11 8 (3.49%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.06%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.18%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.31%) Groovy
15 3 (1.31%) PHP
16 2 (0.87%) AWK
16 2 (0.87%) sed
Qualifications
1 95 (41.48%) Degree
2 40 (17.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (12.66%) Master's Degree
4 20 (8.73%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.99%) ISTQB
5 16 (6.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (4.80%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.49%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.31%) PMP
9 2 (0.87%) MCP
10 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.35%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (0.87%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (6.55%) Puppet
2 14 (6.11%) Ansible
3 11 (4.80%) Salt
4 9 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.87%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.44%) Graylog
6 1 (0.44%) Kibana
6 1 (0.44%) logstash
6 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (28.38%) Oracle
2 23 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.42%) VMware
4 13 (5.68%) DevExpress
4 13 (5.68%) IBM
4 13 (5.68%) Telerik
5 11 (4.80%) HP
6 9 (3.93%) BEA
6 9 (3.93%) TIBCO
7 8 (3.49%) Jaspersoft
8 4 (1.75%) PayPal
9 3 (1.31%) Adobe
9 3 (1.31%) Clearswift
9 3 (1.31%) Sybase
10 2 (0.87%) Ab Initio
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Posted: Yesterday
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