The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 122 63 97
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 93 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 3.57% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 3.87% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 92 35
Average salary £41,250 £37,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.27% +19.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,625 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Software Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2467 2403 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.71% 92.17% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1858 1635
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Reading region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Reading

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 54 (93.10%) C#
2 44 (75.86%) .NET
3 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (53.45%) SQL
5 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
6 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
7 23 (39.66%) .NET Framework
8 22 (37.93%) Web Services
9 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
10 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
11 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
12 17 (29.31%) System Testing
12 17 (29.31%) WPF
13 16 (27.59%) Scrum
14 14 (24.14%) Degree
14 14 (24.14%) Client/Server
14 14 (24.14%) MVC
14 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (22.41%) RESTful
15 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
15 13 (22.41%) OO
15 13 (22.41%) Java
15 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
15 13 (22.41%) Unit Testing
16 12 (20.69%) WCF
17 11 (18.97%) VB.NET
18 10 (17.24%) Telerik
18 10 (17.24%) C++

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) Mule
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) JBoss
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Alfresco
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
3 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.90%) Subversion
5 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (5.17%) MSTest
6 3 (5.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (3.45%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.45%) Ant
7 2 (3.45%) JUnit
7 2 (3.45%) Maven
8 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (5.17%) Automotive
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (75.86%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) .NET Framework
3 22 (37.93%) Web Services
4 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 17 (29.31%) WPF
6 13 (22.41%) RESTful
6 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (20.69%) WCF
8 9 (15.52%) jQuery
9 8 (13.79%) HTML
10 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (10.34%) LAMP
11 6 (10.34%) CSS
12 5 (8.62%) WinForms
13 4 (6.90%) Ajax
13 4 (6.90%) HTML5
13 4 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (6.90%) REST
14 3 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Client/Server
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.34%) Open Source
4 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (3.45%) MPEG
7 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.72%) Social Media
8 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (29.31%) System Testing
4 16 (27.59%) Scrum
5 14 (24.14%) MVC
6 13 (22.41%) OO
6 13 (22.41%) Unit Testing
7 9 (15.52%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (10.34%) Web Application Development
9 4 (6.90%) MVVM
9 4 (6.90%) SOA
10 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.17%) Time Management
11 2 (3.45%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (3.45%) CRM
11 2 (3.45%) RAD
11 2 (3.45%) Workflow
11 2 (3.45%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 54 (93.10%) C#
2 31 (53.45%) SQL
3 13 (22.41%) Java
3 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.97%) VB.NET
5 10 (17.24%) C++
6 9 (15.52%) T-SQL
7 8 (13.79%) VB
8 6 (10.34%) PHP
9 5 (8.62%) Python
10 4 (6.90%) C
10 4 (6.90%) Perl
11 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
12 2 (3.45%) XPath
13 1 (1.72%) Ada
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Telerik
3 8 (13.79%) DevExpress
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Sage
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) BEA
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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