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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 76 103 68
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 66 36 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.99% 1.45% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 1.57% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 52 31 65
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
2079 2289 2112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.16% 92.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1621 1677
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 100 (88.50%) C#
2 96 (84.96%) .NET
3 85 (75.22%) SQL Server
4 77 (68.14%) ASP.NET
5 66 (58.41%) MVC
6 54 (47.79%) SQL
6 54 (47.79%) JavaScript
7 49 (43.36%) jQuery
8 45 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (38.94%) HTML
10 42 (37.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (33.63%) CSS
12 36 (31.86%) AngularJS
13 29 (25.66%) .NET Framework
14 28 (24.78%) Degree
15 27 (23.89%) WCF
15 27 (23.89%) Software Engineering
15 27 (23.89%) Windows
16 26 (23.01%) OO
17 25 (22.12%) Microsoft
18 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 23 (20.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (19.47%) PHP
20 21 (18.58%) TDD
21 20 (17.70%) ASP.NET Web API
22 19 (16.81%) Finance
22 19 (16.81%) Apache
23 18 (15.93%) Linux
23 18 (15.93%) MySQL
23 18 (15.93%) REST

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (16.81%) Apache
2 14 (12.39%) IIS
3 3 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.65%) nginx
4 2 (1.77%) Liferay
4 2 (1.77%) Node.js
4 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.88%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) SaaS
2 6 (5.31%) GitHub
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.77%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) SSL
1 3 (2.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) SMTP
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (75.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.93%) MySQL
3 14 (12.39%) NoSQL
4 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (11.50%) MongoDB
5 12 (10.62%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (8.85%) RavenDB
7 8 (7.08%) DTS
8 5 (4.42%) Big Data
8 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.65%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.77%) JasperReports
11 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.42%) Selenium
3 5 (4.42%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.54%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.65%) Subversion
5 3 (2.65%) JIRA
6 2 (1.77%) NuGet
7 1 (0.88%) NUnit
7 1 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 19 (16.81%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Manufacturing
3 12 (10.62%) Legal
4 8 (7.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (84.96%) .NET
2 77 (68.14%) ASP.NET
3 49 (43.36%) jQuery
4 44 (38.94%) HTML
5 42 (37.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (33.63%) CSS
7 36 (31.86%) AngularJS
8 29 (25.66%) .NET Framework
9 27 (23.89%) WCF
10 23 (20.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 23 (20.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (17.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (15.93%) REST
13 17 (15.04%) HTML5
13 17 (15.04%) WPF
13 17 (15.04%) XML
14 13 (11.50%) Ajax
14 13 (11.50%) Web Services
14 13 (11.50%) Entity Framework
15 12 (10.62%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
5 1 (0.88%) GIS
5 1 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.89%) Windows
2 18 (15.93%) Linux
3 8 (7.08%) Mac OS X
4 6 (5.31%) UNIX
5 4 (3.54%) Android
6 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) SUSE
8 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (58.41%) MVC
2 45 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.89%) Software Engineering
4 26 (23.01%) OO
5 21 (18.58%) TDD
6 17 (15.04%) Web Development
7 15 (13.27%) Multithreading
8 13 (11.50%) Scrum
9 12 (10.62%) BDD
10 10 (8.85%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.96%) SOA
12 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.08%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (7.08%) Web Application Development
12 8 (7.08%) Mobile Development
13 6 (5.31%) Domain-Driven Design
13 6 (5.31%) OOD
13 6 (5.31%) Project Management
14 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 100 (88.50%) C#
2 54 (47.79%) JavaScript
2 54 (47.79%) SQL
3 22 (19.47%) PHP
4 17 (15.04%) C
5 16 (14.16%) C++
5 16 (14.16%) Java
6 15 (13.27%) Python
7 12 (10.62%) Objective-C
7 12 (10.62%) Ruby
7 12 (10.62%) T-SQL
7 12 (10.62%) VB
7 12 (10.62%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.54%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.65%) Perl
10 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (24.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Puppet
1 4 (3.54%) Vagrant
1 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.54%) Twitter
3 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.65%) Websense
3 3 (2.65%) Telerik
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.77%) Google
4 2 (1.77%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.77%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.88%) Splunk
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
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