Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1,130 1,020 1,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 9.97% 8.40% 8.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.96% 9.44% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 929 1,082
Thames Valley median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +9.20% -0.47%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 10,306 10,801 13,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 90.90% 88.93% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8,420 8,630 10,417
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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
Berkshire +20 526 £55,000 +12.82% 75
Oxfordshire +6 494 £52,500 +5.00% 124
Buckinghamshire -32 110 £47,500 +1.06% 51
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 494 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (39.47%) Java
3 442 (39.12%) C#
4 414 (36.64%) C++
5 366 (32.39%) JavaScript
6 310 (27.43%) Python
7 298 (26.37%) SQL
8 287 (25.40%) .NET
9 276 (24.42%) Degree
10 274 (24.25%) Linux
11 249 (22.04%) Computer Science
12 244 (21.59%) HTML
13 238 (21.06%) AngularJS
14 223 (19.73%) Microsoft
15 213 (18.85%) CSS
16 199 (17.61%) SDLC
17 188 (16.64%) OO
18 183 (16.19%) SQL Server
19 174 (15.40%) Mathematics
20 169 (14.96%) C
21 163 (14.42%) Scrum
22 158 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
22 158 (13.98%) Multithreading
23 155 (13.72%) Web Services
24 152 (13.45%) TDD
25 137 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
25 137 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
26 129 (11.42%) MVC
26 129 (11.42%) Git (software)
27 127 (11.24%) Microservices

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 27 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (2.30%) Tomcat
3 21 (1.86%) Apache
4 18 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 16 (1.42%) CMS
5 16 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (1.24%) JBoss
7 13 (1.15%) Confluence
8 11 (0.97%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.71%) WordPress
10 7 (0.62%) IIS
11 5 (0.44%) concrete5
11 5 (0.44%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.27%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.27%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.27%) WildFly
14 2 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
14 2 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 137 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 137 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (4.42%) SaaS
3 32 (2.83%) GitHub
4 31 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.50%) Serverless
7 14 (1.24%) npm
8 7 (0.62%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.44%) Azure Functions
10 5 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.35%) PaaS
12 3 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.27%) Google Play
12 3 (0.27%) Yarn
13 2 (0.18%) IaaS
14 1 (0.088%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.42%) Internet
2 12 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 8 (0.71%) Wireless
5 7 (0.62%) Bluetooth
5 7 (0.62%) Firewall
5 7 (0.62%) H.323
5 7 (0.62%) RS-232
5 7 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.44%) AMQP
6 5 (0.44%) Broadband
6 5 (0.44%) HTTP
7 4 (0.35%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.27%) DNS
8 3 (0.27%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.27%) Network Security
8 3 (0.27%) Skype
9 2 (0.18%) 5G
9 2 (0.18%) Modbus
9 2 (0.18%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 85 (7.52%) NoSQL
3 75 (6.64%) MySQL
4 74 (6.55%) Relational Database
5 49 (4.34%) RDBMS
6 47 (4.16%) MongoDB
7 42 (3.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 39 (3.45%) Big Data
9 37 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.88%) Redis
15 9 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.71%) CouchDB
16 8 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
17 6 (0.53%) HBase
18 5 (0.44%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 129 (11.42%) Git (software)
2 110 (9.73%) Jenkins
3 103 (9.12%) Visual Studio
4 52 (4.60%) Maven
5 35 (3.10%) webpack
6 32 (2.83%) Eclipse
6 32 (2.83%) JIRA
7 30 (2.65%) Cucumber
7 30 (2.65%) Subversion
8 26 (2.30%) JUnit
8 26 (2.30%) Selenium
9 15 (1.33%) Ant
9 15 (1.33%) Gradle
9 15 (1.33%) gulp
10 14 (1.24%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.15%) GitLab
11 13 (1.15%) Hudson
12 11 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.88%) Grunt
13 10 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 79 (6.99%) Finance
2 36 (3.19%) Electronics
2 36 (3.19%) Marketing
3 35 (3.10%) Manufacturing
4 27 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.95%) Retail
6 18 (1.59%) Games
7 15 (1.33%) Aerospace
7 15 (1.33%) Automotive
8 10 (0.88%) Advertising
8 10 (0.88%) Banking
8 10 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.44%) Publishing
11 4 (0.35%) German Language
11 4 (0.35%) Legal
12 3 (0.27%) French Language
12 3 (0.27%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
12 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 549 (48.58%) Software Engineer
2 446 (39.47%) Developer
3 157 (13.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 135 (11.95%) Software Developer
5 118 (10.44%) C++ Software Engineer
5 118 (10.44%) Java Developer
6 91 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 90 (7.96%) C# Software Engineer
8 87 (7.70%) Graduate
9 78 (6.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 59 (5.22%) .NET Software Engineer
11 53 (4.69%) Java Engineer
12 52 (4.60%) .NET Developer
13 49 (4.34%) C++ Developer
14 47 (4.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 46 (4.07%) C++ Software Developer
15 46 (4.07%) Java Software Engineer
16 44 (3.89%) Graduate Developer
17 42 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
18 40 (3.54%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (25.40%) .NET
2 244 (21.59%) HTML
3 238 (21.06%) AngularJS
4 213 (18.85%) CSS
5 155 (13.72%) Web Services
6 121 (10.71%) jQuery
7 119 (10.53%) Spring
8 114 (10.09%) ASP.NET
9 109 (9.65%) HTML5
10 95 (8.41%) REST
11 88 (7.79%) React
12 86 (7.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 85 (7.52%) STL
14 84 (7.43%) Node.js
15 70 (6.19%) RESTful
16 56 (4.96%) Angular 2
17 55 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
18 52 (4.60%) Natural Language Processing
19 46 (4.07%) Hibernate
19 46 (4.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 249 (22.04%) Computer Science
2 97 (8.58%) Algorithms
3 92 (8.14%) User Experience
4 48 (4.25%) Robotics
4 48 (4.25%) Social Media
5 42 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 33 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (2.57%) Data Structures
8 29 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
10 19 (1.68%) CUDA
11 15 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.97%) Life Science
13 10 (0.88%) Device Driver
13 10 (0.88%) Digital Currency
13 10 (0.88%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.80%) CAN bus
14 9 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.71%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 274 (24.25%) Linux
2 101 (8.94%) Windows
3 57 (5.04%) Android
4 51 (4.51%) Unix
5 47 (4.16%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.27%) CentOS
9 2 (0.18%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.088%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.088%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.088%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.088%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (17.61%) SDLC
3 188 (16.64%) OO
4 174 (15.40%) Mathematics
5 163 (14.42%) Scrum
6 158 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
6 158 (13.98%) Multithreading
7 152 (13.45%) TDD
8 129 (11.42%) MVC
9 127 (11.24%) Microservices
10 122 (10.80%) Test Automation
11 116 (10.27%) Artificial Intelligence
12 110 (9.73%) Machine Learning
13 99 (8.76%) Unit Testing
14 92 (8.14%) DevOps
15 85 (7.52%) Web Development
16 83 (7.35%) Front End Development
17 82 (7.26%) Mentoring
18 78 (6.90%) Physics
19 77 (6.81%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 446 (39.47%) Java
2 442 (39.12%) C#
3 414 (36.64%) C++
4 366 (32.39%) JavaScript
5 310 (27.43%) Python
6 298 (26.37%) SQL
7 169 (14.96%) C
8 77 (6.81%) Java 8
9 51 (4.51%) PHP
10 46 (4.07%) Go
11 40 (3.54%) Ruby
12 26 (2.30%) TypeScript
13 24 (2.12%) Objective-C
14 19 (1.68%) Scala
14 19 (1.68%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.59%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.50%) Embedded C++
17 15 (1.33%) Embedded C
17 15 (1.33%) Kotlin
18 12 (1.06%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 276 (24.42%) Degree
2 91 (8.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (6.99%) PhD
4 36 (3.19%) MPhil
5 16 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.53%) ISEB
10 5 (0.44%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.27%) MBA
13 1 (0.088%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.96%) QA
2 11 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.27%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.18%) JTAG
5 2 (0.18%) MISRA
6 1 (0.088%) ECSS
6 1 (0.088%) PSD2
System Software
1 64 (5.66%) Docker
2 29 (2.57%) Firmware
3 10 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.53%) Varnish
4 6 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.35%) HDFS
6 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.18%) Ceph
7 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (2.92%) Ansible
2 31 (2.74%) Terraform
3 24 (2.12%) Puppet
4 23 (2.04%) Kubernetes
4 23 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.06%) Packer
6 5 (0.44%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.44%) Nagios
7 4 (0.35%) Consul
7 4 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.18%) Salt
9 1 (0.088%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.088%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.088%) Grafana
9 1 (0.088%) Icinga
9 1 (0.088%) Marathon
9 1 (0.088%) Mesos
9 1 (0.088%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 223 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 75 (6.64%) Oracle
3 59 (5.22%) Google
4 49 (4.34%) Sun
5 19 (1.68%) SAP
6 12 (1.06%) VMware
7 11 (0.97%) Atlassian
8 10 (0.88%) IBM
8 10 (0.88%) Xamarin
9 9 (0.80%) Talend
10 6 (0.53%) Assembla
10 6 (0.53%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.53%) Zend
11 5 (0.44%) Tableau
12 4 (0.35%) Cadence
12 4 (0.35%) Huawei
13 3 (0.27%) Facebook
13 3 (0.27%) Informatica
13 3 (0.27%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.27%) Yahoo!