Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,142 1,074 1,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 12.35% 9.82% 8.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.62% 10.69% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 936 997 903
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.73%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 the Thames Valley with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,384 10,050 11,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 90.65% 91.89% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,764 8,097 8,817
Thames Valley median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the Thames Valley

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the Thames Valley

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the Thames Valley

Software Engineering
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +4 518 £42,189 -19.64% 92
Berkshire +4 483 £55,000 - 72
Buckinghamshire +29 141 £52,500 +10.53% 39
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 504 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (34.33%) Degree
3 351 (30.74%) JavaScript
4 344 (30.12%) Python
5 339 (29.68%) C++
6 336 (29.42%) C#
7 326 (28.55%) Java
8 322 (28.20%) Computer Science
9 287 (25.13%) .NET
10 272 (23.82%) Git (software)
11 220 (19.26%) Linux
12 208 (18.21%) Computer Science Degree
13 201 (17.60%) HTML
14 190 (16.64%) SQL
15 178 (15.59%) CSS
16 166 (14.54%) Microservices
17 163 (14.27%) Windows
18 160 (14.01%) Docker
19 159 (13.92%) Algorithms
20 158 (13.84%) Mathematics
21 155 (13.57%) AngularJS
22 151 (13.22%) TDD
23 149 (13.05%) C
24 144 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
24 144 (12.61%) DevOps
25 143 (12.52%) AWS
26 136 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
27 133 (11.65%) Scrum
28 128 (11.21%) Azure
29 126 (11.03%) React

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 48 (4.20%) Confluence
2 39 (3.42%) CMS
3 28 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 24 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
5 23 (2.01%) Apache Spark
6 21 (1.84%) WordPress
7 18 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (1.49%) Apache
8 17 (1.49%) Hyperledger
9 14 (1.23%) Drupal
10 11 (0.96%) SugarCRM
11 9 (0.79%) Joomla!
11 9 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.61%) JBoss
13 6 (0.53%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.44%) Jetty
15 3 (0.26%) IIS
15 3 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (0.70%) Figma
1 8 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
1 8 (0.70%) Sketch
2 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.088%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 143 (12.52%) AWS
2 128 (11.21%) Azure
3 86 (7.53%) SaaS
4 56 (4.90%) GCP
5 32 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (2.01%) Amazon S3
7 19 (1.66%) npm
8 18 (1.58%) PaaS
9 17 (1.49%) Serverless
10 16 (1.40%) GitHub
11 15 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (0.88%) Sage Pay
14 9 (0.79%) G Suite
15 7 (0.61%) Heroku
15 7 (0.61%) Office 365
16 6 (0.53%) Power Platform
17 5 (0.44%) Amazon ECS
17 5 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.75%) Wireless
2 14 (1.23%) Firewall
3 13 (1.14%) Internet
4 11 (0.96%) Bluetooth
4 11 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.88%) HTTP
6 8 (0.70%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.53%) DNS
8 4 (0.35%) LAN
8 4 (0.35%) Network Security
8 4 (0.35%) SSH
8 4 (0.35%) ZigBee
9 3 (0.26%) LTE
9 3 (0.26%) PSTN
9 3 (0.26%) Skype
9 3 (0.26%) SpaceWire
9 3 (0.26%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.26%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.39%) MySQL
3 71 (6.22%) MongoDB
4 56 (4.90%) Big Data
5 44 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 36 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (2.80%) Hadoop
7 32 (2.80%) RDBMS
8 22 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
9 21 (1.84%) Blockchain
10 17 (1.49%) NoSQL
11 15 (1.31%) Redis
12 12 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.53%) Power BI
15 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.26%) SAP HANA
16 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 272 (23.82%) Git (software)
2 117 (10.25%) Jenkins
3 84 (7.36%) JIRA
4 44 (3.85%) Maven
4 44 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 40 (3.50%) Selenium
6 37 (3.24%) Bitbucket
7 33 (2.89%) Subversion
8 25 (2.19%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.49%) CircleCI
10 16 (1.40%) Mocha
11 15 (1.31%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.31%) TeamCity
12 14 (1.23%) JUnit
13 13 (1.14%) Eclipse RCP
13 13 (1.14%) Gradle
14 12 (1.05%) Grunt
14 12 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (0.88%) IntelliJ
General
1 45 (3.94%) Finance
2 44 (3.85%) Electronics
3 30 (2.63%) Automotive
4 26 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.10%) Retail
6 18 (1.58%) Games
7 17 (1.49%) Law
8 16 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.14%) Public Sector
10 11 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.61%) Marketing
12 1 (0.088%) Banking
12 1 (0.088%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 594 (52.01%) Software Engineer
2 308 (26.97%) Developer
3 155 (13.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 93 (8.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 89 (7.79%) Junior
6 88 (7.71%) Graduate
7 86 (7.53%) Java Developer
8 81 (7.09%) C# Software Engineer
9 69 (6.04%) Software Developer
10 56 (4.90%) Senior Developer
11 51 (4.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 51 (4.47%) Research Engineer
12 50 (4.38%) .NET Software Engineer
13 49 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 47 (4.12%) Embedded Engineer
15 45 (3.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 43 (3.77%) Java Engineer
16 43 (3.77%) Junior Software Engineer
17 42 (3.68%) .NET Developer
17 42 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (25.13%) .NET
2 201 (17.60%) HTML
3 178 (15.59%) CSS
4 155 (13.57%) AngularJS
5 126 (11.03%) React
6 118 (10.33%) Spring
7 110 (9.63%) RESTful
8 97 (8.49%) Web Services
9 89 (7.79%) Node.js
10 81 (7.09%) jQuery
11 78 (6.83%) REST
12 68 (5.95%) ASP.NET
13 65 (5.69%) HTML5
14 44 (3.85%) Spring Boot
15 39 (3.42%) .NET Core
15 39 (3.42%) Spring Cloud
16 36 (3.15%) JSON
17 33 (2.89%) Hibernate
17 33 (2.89%) WPF
18 32 (2.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 159 (13.92%) Algorithms
2 98 (8.58%) User Experience
3 51 (4.47%) Embedded Systems
3 51 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (3.15%) Robotics
6 35 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (2.63%) CUDA
8 27 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (2.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 24 (2.10%) Private Cloud
11 21 (1.84%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.66%) iPad
13 18 (1.58%) Replication
14 15 (1.31%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.23%) Client/Server
16 13 (1.14%) Device Driver
16 13 (1.14%) Xbox
17 11 (0.96%) Internet of Things
17 11 (0.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 220 (19.26%) Linux
2 163 (14.27%) Windows
3 17 (1.49%) Android
4 16 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.31%) Unix
6 11 (0.96%) VxWorks
7 9 (0.79%) Mac OS
8 8 (0.70%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.53%) CentOS
10 6 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.44%) Debian
11 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.18%) FreeRTOS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.088%) VMS
13 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.088%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (28.20%) Computer Science
3 166 (14.54%) Microservices
4 158 (13.84%) Mathematics
5 151 (13.22%) TDD
6 144 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
6 144 (12.61%) DevOps
7 136 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
8 133 (11.65%) Scrum
9 124 (10.86%) SDLC
10 108 (9.46%) Unit Testing
11 99 (8.67%) OO
12 93 (8.14%) Front End Development
13 92 (8.06%) Mentoring
14 77 (6.74%) MVC
15 75 (6.57%) Physics
16 71 (6.22%) Test Automation
17 67 (5.87%) Computer Vision
18 66 (5.78%) OOD
19 63 (5.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 351 (30.74%) JavaScript
2 344 (30.12%) Python
3 339 (29.68%) C++
4 336 (29.42%) C#
5 326 (28.55%) Java
6 190 (16.64%) SQL
7 149 (13.05%) C
8 83 (7.27%) PHP
9 64 (5.60%) MATLAB
10 45 (3.94%) Java 8
11 43 (3.77%) R
12 42 (3.68%) Ruby
13 34 (2.98%) Scala
14 31 (2.71%) Embedded C
15 30 (2.63%) Bash Shell
15 30 (2.63%) Go
16 29 (2.54%) VB.NET
17 25 (2.19%) ES6
17 25 (2.19%) TypeScript
18 24 (2.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 392 (34.33%) Degree
2 208 (18.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 36 (3.15%) DBS Check
5 19 (1.66%) PhD
6 16 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.88%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.35%) SANS
9 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.088%) ISEB
10 1 (0.088%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.55%) QA
2 7 (0.61%) ISO 13485
3 6 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.53%) SLA
4 5 (0.44%) PMO
5 4 (0.35%) COBIT
5 4 (0.35%) GDPR
5 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.35%) NIST
6 2 (0.18%) MISRA
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.088%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 160 (14.01%) Docker
2 47 (4.12%) Firmware
3 14 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.088%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 95 (8.32%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.93%) Ansible
2 22 (1.93%) Terraform
3 12 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
4 9 (0.79%) SELinux
5 8 (0.70%) MIIS
6 7 (0.61%) Puppet
7 6 (0.53%) Marathon
7 6 (0.53%) Mesos
8 4 (0.35%) Ambari
8 4 (0.35%) Kibana
9 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.18%) Fluentd
10 2 (0.18%) Istio
10 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.18%) SCCM
10 2 (0.18%) SCOM
11 1 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.088%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 65 (5.69%) Sage
3 44 (3.85%) Google
4 27 (2.36%) Oracle
5 24 (2.10%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.31%) hybris
7 12 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.79%) Perforce
8 9 (0.79%) Sun
9 8 (0.70%) VMware
10 7 (0.61%) SAP
11 6 (0.53%) Xilinx
12 5 (0.44%) Intel
13 4 (0.35%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.35%) Splunk
14 3 (0.26%) BT
14 3 (0.26%) IBM
14 3 (0.26%) Polycom
14 3 (0.26%) Telerik
14 3 (0.26%) TIBCO