Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 51 69
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 14 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.40% 3.57% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 4.01% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 15
Slough median annual salary £48,750 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.22% +9.52% -12.50%
10th Percentile £41,250 £44,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £66,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +19.57% +8.24% -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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 516 598 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 88.36% 88.86% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 424 505 730
Slough median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.49% +6.50%
10th Percentile £29,150 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £69,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,251 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.50% - -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Slough

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Slough.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Slough

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Slough over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Slough region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) C
4 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
4 5 (35.71%) Assembly Language
4 5 (35.71%) Electronics
4 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
4 5 (35.71%) UML
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Web Development
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (21.43%) Signal Processing
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) VC++
6 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) VB
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) HTML

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) 5G
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Head of Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) WCF
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (21.43%) Signal Processing
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) SOLID
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Physics
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) C
4 5 (35.71%) Assembly Language
4 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) VC++
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Axosoft
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft