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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 76 100 46
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 64 45 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.04% 1.87% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 1.95% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 62 45 123
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1983 2302 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.34% 95.76% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1603 1616
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) C#
2 82 (62.12%) .NET
3 67 (50.76%) SQL Server
4 66 (50.00%) MVC
5 57 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (42.42%) SQL
7 55 (41.67%) ASP.NET
8 52 (39.39%) HTML
9 46 (34.85%) CSS
10 41 (31.06%) Scrum
11 40 (30.30%) XML
11 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
12 34 (25.76%) Windows
13 33 (25.00%) Linux
13 33 (25.00%) jQuery
14 28 (21.21%) Degree
14 28 (21.21%) Software Engineering
15 27 (20.45%) Java
15 27 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (19.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (19.70%) Web Development
16 26 (19.70%) C++
17 25 (18.94%) OO
18 24 (18.18%) Web Services
19 23 (17.42%) WPF
20 22 (16.67%) Oracle
21 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
21 21 (15.91%) TDD
22 20 (15.15%) Finance
23 19 (14.39%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.79%) Drupal
2 5 (3.79%) JBoss
3 4 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Mule
5 1 (0.76%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.76%) nginx
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) GIMP
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.61%) SaaS
2 8 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.79%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) Force.com
4 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.58%) Internet
2 4 (3.03%) Firewall
2 4 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (0.76%) SMTP
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (50.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.09%) Big Data
3 12 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.33%) MySQL
5 7 (5.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (5.30%) HBase
6 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.79%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.79%) Text Mining
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.52%) DTS
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 27 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (12.88%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.06%) JUnit
3 8 (6.06%) NUnit
4 7 (5.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 7 (5.30%) TestNG
5 4 (3.03%) MSTest
6 3 (2.27%) Ant
7 2 (1.52%) ANTLR
7 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.52%) Subversion
7 2 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Legal
3 4 (3.03%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (62.12%) .NET
2 55 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 52 (39.39%) HTML
4 46 (34.85%) CSS
5 40 (30.30%) XML
6 33 (25.00%) jQuery
7 26 (19.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (18.18%) Web Services
9 23 (17.42%) WPF
10 19 (14.39%) .NET Framework
11 17 (12.88%) AngularJS
11 17 (12.88%) WCF
12 16 (12.12%) JSON
13 14 (10.61%) XSLT
14 12 (9.09%) Ajax
14 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (7.58%) Entity Framework
16 10 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (7.58%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.61%) N-Tier
3 9 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.79%) Social Media
5 3 (2.27%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (2.27%) FMCG
5 3 (2.27%) Xbox
6 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.52%) Blog
6 2 (1.52%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.76%) Windows
2 33 (25.00%) Linux
3 15 (11.36%) Unix
4 6 (4.55%) Android
4 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.00%) MVC
2 57 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (31.06%) Scrum
4 28 (21.21%) Software Engineering
5 26 (19.70%) Web Development
6 25 (18.94%) OO
7 21 (15.91%) TDD
8 18 (13.64%) SDLC
9 17 (12.88%) Mentoring
9 17 (12.88%) Unit Testing
10 15 (11.36%) User Stories
11 12 (9.09%) SOA
12 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (7.58%) SOLID
14 9 (6.82%) Analytics
14 9 (6.82%) Mobile Development
14 9 (6.82%) Service Delivery
15 8 (6.06%) Information Security
15 8 (6.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 99 (75.00%) C#
2 56 (42.42%) SQL
3 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.45%) Java
5 26 (19.70%) C++
6 16 (12.12%) PHP
7 14 (10.61%) Perl
8 11 (8.33%) C
8 11 (8.33%) Python
9 9 (6.82%) VB
10 8 (6.06%) Bash Shell
10 8 (6.06%) Ruby
11 7 (5.30%) R
12 6 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.55%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.03%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.52%) Prolog
15 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (21.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) HDFS
2 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.52%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (16.67%) Oracle
2 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.82%) Xamarin
4 6 (4.55%) Telerik
5 1 (0.76%) Forcepoint
5 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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