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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 95 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 73 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.30% 3.02% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 3.23% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 54 72 70
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £47,500
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
2213 2258 2016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.63% 93.38% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1695 1628
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 £25,000 £27,527 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 5 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 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 93 (96.88%) C#
2 92 (95.83%) .NET
3 69 (71.88%) ASP.NET
4 47 (48.96%) SQL Server
5 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (45.83%) MVC
7 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
7 43 (44.79%) Software Engineering
8 38 (39.58%) Degree
9 37 (38.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (35.42%) SQL
11 33 (34.38%) OO
12 32 (33.33%) HTML
13 28 (29.17%) WPF
13 28 (29.17%) System Testing
14 27 (28.13%) MS Excel
14 27 (28.13%) CSS
15 25 (26.04%) Web Services
15 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
16 23 (23.96%) jQuery
16 23 (23.96%) WCF
17 22 (22.92%) Unit Testing
18 20 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (20.83%) T-SQL
18 20 (20.83%) AngularJS
19 19 (19.79%) Web Application Development
19 19 (19.79%) Telerik
20 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
22 16 (16.67%) Scrum

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (5.21%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
2 2 (2.08%) Node.js
3 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) SaaS
2 3 (3.13%) GitHub
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (48.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.38%) RavenDB
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.08%) Big Data
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.13%) JIRA
6 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.04%) NuGet
7 1 (1.04%) Selenium
7 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (95.83%) .NET
2 69 (71.88%) ASP.NET
3 37 (38.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (33.33%) HTML
5 28 (29.17%) WPF
6 27 (28.13%) CSS
7 25 (26.04%) Web Services
8 23 (23.96%) jQuery
8 23 (23.96%) WCF
9 20 (20.83%) AngularJS
10 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 16 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (12.50%) LESS
13 11 (11.46%) Entity Framework
13 11 (11.46%) .NET Framework
14 8 (8.33%) WF
15 7 (7.29%) HTML5
16 5 (5.21%) RabbitMQ
16 5 (5.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (7.29%) Social Media
5 3 (3.13%) Open Source
5 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.04%) Physics
6 1 (1.04%) DTV
6 1 (1.04%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Android
2 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (45.83%) MVC
3 43 (44.79%) Software Engineering
4 33 (34.38%) OO
5 28 (29.17%) System Testing
6 22 (22.92%) Unit Testing
7 20 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (19.79%) Web Application Development
9 16 (16.67%) Scrum
10 14 (14.58%) Web Development
11 13 (13.54%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.33%) Workflow
13 8 (8.33%) CQRS
14 7 (7.29%) Mobile Development
14 7 (7.29%) OOD
14 7 (7.29%) Technical Architecture
15 5 (5.21%) MVVM
15 5 (5.21%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 93 (96.88%) C#
2 34 (35.42%) SQL
3 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.33%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.17%) VB
7 3 (3.13%) PHP
7 3 (3.13%) C++
7 3 (3.13%) Java
8 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.04%) Python
8 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
8 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (39.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Puppet
2 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.79%) Telerik
3 16 (16.67%) DevExpress
4 8 (8.33%) Twitter
5 5 (5.21%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.04%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.04%) Splunk
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
6 1 (1.04%) Google
6 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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