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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 99 91 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 49 46 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.15% 1.99% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.15% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 45 45 71
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 22 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 99 (97.06%) C#
2 98 (96.08%) .NET
3 74 (72.55%) ASP.NET
4 56 (54.90%) SQL Server
5 47 (46.08%) MVC
6 45 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (43.14%) Software Engineering
8 43 (42.16%) Microsoft
9 40 (39.22%) Degree
9 40 (39.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (38.24%) SQL
11 35 (34.31%) HTML
12 34 (33.33%) OO
13 30 (29.41%) CSS
13 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
14 28 (27.45%) MS Excel
14 28 (27.45%) jQuery
14 28 (27.45%) WPF
15 25 (24.51%) WCF
15 25 (24.51%) System Testing
16 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
17 22 (21.57%) Web Services
18 21 (20.59%) Unit Testing
18 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
20 19 (18.63%) Windows
21 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
22 17 (16.67%) Web Development
22 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
22 17 (16.67%) Web Application Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.92%) IIS
3 2 (1.96%) Node.js
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (27.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) SaaS
2 5 (4.90%) GitHub
3 2 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.96%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.80%) RavenDB
4 4 (3.92%) Big Data
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.96%) MySQL
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.98%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.78%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.94%) JIRA
5 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.98%) Subversion
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) NuGet
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (96.08%) .NET
2 74 (72.55%) ASP.NET
3 40 (39.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (34.31%) HTML
5 30 (29.41%) CSS
6 28 (27.45%) jQuery
6 28 (27.45%) WPF
7 25 (24.51%) WCF
8 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
9 22 (21.57%) Web Services
10 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 17 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (14.71%) .NET Framework
13 13 (12.75%) LESS
14 12 (11.76%) Entity Framework
15 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (8.82%) WF
16 9 (8.82%) HTML5
17 7 (6.86%) Ajax
17 7 (6.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (6.86%) Social Media
5 5 (4.90%) Open Source
6 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Physics
8 1 (0.98%) DTV
8 1 (0.98%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Android
2 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (0.98%) UNIX
4 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) MVC
2 45 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (43.14%) Software Engineering
4 34 (33.33%) OO
5 25 (24.51%) System Testing
6 21 (20.59%) Unit Testing
7 17 (16.67%) Web Development
7 17 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (16.67%) Web Application Development
8 16 (15.69%) Scrum
9 11 (10.78%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (9.80%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (9.80%) TDD
11 9 (8.82%) Workflow
11 9 (8.82%) CQRS
11 9 (8.82%) Mobile Development
12 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (6.86%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.86%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 99 (97.06%) C#
2 39 (38.24%) SQL
3 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.82%) TypeScript
6 6 (5.88%) VB
6 6 (5.88%) PHP
7 5 (4.90%) Java
7 5 (4.90%) C++
8 3 (2.94%) Ruby
8 3 (2.94%) Python
8 3 (2.94%) C
9 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (39.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Puppet
2 4 (3.92%) Vagrant
2 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (42.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.69%) Telerik
3 14 (13.73%) DevExpress
4 9 (8.82%) Twitter
5 5 (4.90%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.98%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle
7 1 (0.98%) Splunk
7 1 (0.98%) SaltStack
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Highly Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago