Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 39 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 +32 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 158 172 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.11% 5.91% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 6.84% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 149 160 174
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,200 £29,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,650 £70,950
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 2,193 2,516 3,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.74% 86.40% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,811 1,834 3,183
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,750 £30,000
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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 82 (51.90%) Java
2 57 (36.08%) Linux
3 54 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (32.91%) C#
5 48 (30.38%) C++
6 44 (27.85%) .NET
7 38 (24.05%) OO
8 34 (21.52%) JavaScript
8 34 (21.52%) C
9 33 (20.89%) Spring
10 29 (18.35%) Degree
10 29 (18.35%) REST
11 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
12 26 (16.46%) SQL
13 25 (15.82%) Oracle
13 25 (15.82%) Web Services
14 23 (14.56%) Python
14 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
15 22 (13.92%) Java EE
16 21 (13.29%) TDD
16 21 (13.29%) Scrum
16 21 (13.29%) Tomcat
16 21 (13.29%) AngularJS
16 21 (13.29%) Mentoring
17 19 (12.03%) SOA
17 19 (12.03%) XML
17 19 (12.03%) HTML
17 19 (12.03%) Open Source
18 18 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (10.76%) Unit Testing

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 21 (13.29%) Tomcat
2 17 (10.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.06%) JBoss
3 8 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.43%) Apache
5 6 (3.80%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.16%) nginx
7 4 (2.53%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.53%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.63%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.59%) SaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.63%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.63%) Datadog
5 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.63%) Force.com
5 1 (0.63%) GitHub
5 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.23%) HTTP
2 10 (6.33%) Internet
3 8 (5.06%) FTP
4 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) Modbus
5 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.76%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.49%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.70%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (5.06%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.43%) Big Data
8 5 (3.16%) Redis
9 3 (1.90%) HBase
10 2 (1.27%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.63%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.63%) HDInsight
11 1 (0.63%) Impala
11 1 (0.63%) MySQL
11 1 (0.63%) Parquet
11 1 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Git (software)
1 15 (9.49%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.96%) Maven
3 10 (6.33%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.06%) IntelliJ
4 8 (5.06%) NetBeans
4 8 (5.06%) Subversion
5 6 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.16%) WiX
7 4 (2.53%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.53%) JIRA
7 4 (2.53%) Selenium
8 3 (1.90%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.63%) Gradle
9 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (8.23%) Finance
2 9 (5.70%) Billing
2 9 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.80%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.53%) Local Government
5 3 (1.90%) Electronics
5 3 (1.90%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (49.37%) Software Engineer
2 60 (37.97%) Developer
3 32 (20.25%) Java Developer
4 22 (13.92%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (12.03%) Java Engineer
5 19 (12.03%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (8.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 13 (8.23%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (8.23%) Embedded Engineer
7 13 (8.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (8.23%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.23%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.59%) C# Software Engineer
8 12 (7.59%) Consultant
8 12 (7.59%) Linux Developer
8 12 (7.59%) Programmer
8 12 (7.59%) Web Engineer
9 11 (6.96%) Java Software Developer
9 11 (6.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.96%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (27.85%) .NET
2 33 (20.89%) Spring
3 29 (18.35%) REST
4 25 (15.82%) Web Services
5 22 (13.92%) Java EE
6 21 (13.29%) AngularJS
7 19 (12.03%) HTML
7 19 (12.03%) XML
8 15 (9.49%) CSS
8 15 (9.49%) jQuery
8 15 (9.49%) SOAP
9 14 (8.86%) JMS
10 13 (8.23%) WCF
11 12 (7.59%) ASP.NET
11 12 (7.59%) J2EE
12 10 (6.33%) JSON
12 10 (6.33%) Middleware
12 10 (6.33%) React
13 9 (5.70%) Apache Camel
13 9 (5.70%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.33%) Device Driver
3 9 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.06%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.43%) Smartphone
5 7 (4.43%) Social Media
6 5 (3.16%) Fintech
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.27%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.27%) W3C
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.63%) Life Science
8 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (36.08%) Linux
2 16 (10.13%) Windows
3 11 (6.96%) Unix
4 8 (5.06%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.53%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.27%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.05%) OO
3 21 (13.29%) Mentoring
3 21 (13.29%) Scrum
3 21 (13.29%) TDD
4 19 (12.03%) Open Source
4 19 (12.03%) SOA
5 17 (10.76%) Unit Testing
6 15 (9.49%) SDLC
6 15 (9.49%) Validation
7 14 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (8.86%) Multithreading
7 14 (8.86%) OOP
8 11 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.33%) High Availability
9 10 (6.33%) MVC
9 10 (6.33%) Release Management
9 10 (6.33%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.70%) API Development
10 9 (5.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 82 (51.90%) Java
2 52 (32.91%) C#
3 48 (30.38%) C++
4 34 (21.52%) C
4 34 (21.52%) JavaScript
5 26 (16.46%) SQL
6 23 (14.56%) Python
7 8 (5.06%) Tcl
8 5 (3.16%) Ruby
9 4 (2.53%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.27%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.27%) Go
11 2 (1.27%) R
11 2 (1.27%) Scala
11 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.63%) Erlang
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (18.35%) Degree
2 4 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (10.76%) Firmware
2 11 (6.96%) Docker
3 5 (3.16%) vSphere
4 2 (1.27%) HDFS
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.63%) Postfix
5 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) Ansible
2 5 (3.16%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) Terraform
3 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (15.82%) Oracle
2 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.76%) TIBCO
4 10 (6.33%) IBM
5 8 (5.06%) Atmel
5 8 (5.06%) BEA
6 6 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.16%) Capita
8 2 (1.27%) Google
8 2 (1.27%) SAP
9 1 (0.63%) Allen-Bradley
9 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.63%) Tableau
9 1 (0.63%) VMware