The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 107 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.45% 2.84% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 3.01% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 63 41
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2174 2127 2075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.51% 94.32% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1700 1758
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
Berkshire

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 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 93 (79.49%) C#
2 82 (70.09%) .NET
3 54 (46.15%) Degree
4 52 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 37 (31.62%) C++
6 37 (31.62%) Computer Science
7 35 (29.91%) HTML
7 35 (29.91%) SQL
8 33 (28.21%) Software Engineering
9 29 (24.79%) WCF
10 26 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 26 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 24 (20.51%) Linux
12 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (18.80%) WPF
14 21 (17.95%) Java
15 20 (17.09%) Scrum
15 20 (17.09%) MVC
16 19 (16.24%) jQuery
17 18 (15.38%) .NET Framework
18 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
18 17 (14.53%) CSS
18 17 (14.53%) Web Services
19 15 (12.82%) Visual Studio
19 15 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
20 14 (11.97%) HTML5
21 13 (11.11%) Finance
21 13 (11.11%) Oracle
21 13 (11.11%) Windows

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.71%) Mule
2 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) DVB
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
1 1 (0.85%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) DTS
5 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Visual Studio
1 15 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.56%) MSTest
3 3 (2.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.71%) Ant
4 2 (1.71%) JUnit
4 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 2 (1.71%) Maven
4 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Automotive
4 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (70.09%) .NET
2 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 35 (29.91%) HTML
4 29 (24.79%) WCF
5 22 (18.80%) WPF
6 19 (16.24%) jQuery
7 18 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 17 (14.53%) CSS
8 17 (14.53%) Web Services
9 14 (11.97%) HTML5
10 12 (10.26%) RESTful
10 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (5.13%) LAMP
13 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.27%) WinForms
14 3 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (2.56%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.62%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.40%) Client/Server
3 10 (8.55%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.84%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (6.84%) Physics
5 6 (5.13%) Open Source
5 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.42%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.85%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.51%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Windows
3 12 (10.26%) UNIX
4 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.09%) Scrum
3 20 (17.09%) MVC
4 12 (10.26%) OOD
4 12 (10.26%) Unit Testing
5 11 (9.40%) OO
6 10 (8.55%) Web Development
7 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.13%) SOA
8 6 (5.13%) System Testing
9 5 (4.27%) Software Architecture
9 5 (4.27%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.27%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.27%) Code Coverage
10 4 (3.42%) OOP
10 4 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.42%) TDD
11 3 (2.56%) Time Management
11 3 (2.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (79.49%) C#
2 37 (31.62%) C++
3 35 (29.91%) SQL
4 26 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.95%) Java
6 12 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 12 (10.26%) VB
7 10 (8.55%) VB.NET
7 10 (8.55%) Perl
8 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.98%) Python
9 5 (4.27%) PHP
10 2 (1.71%) C
11 1 (0.85%) Lua
11 1 (0.85%) VBScript
11 1 (0.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 54 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) DV Cleared
2 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.85%) Broadcom
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
4 1 (0.85%) BEA
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