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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 96 74 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 36 70 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.56% 3.08% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 3.26% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 69 42
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,000 £49,750
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
2140 2145 2102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.60% 94.49% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1729 1782
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 22 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 99 (80.49%) C#
2 88 (71.54%) .NET
3 57 (46.34%) Degree
4 54 (43.90%) SQL Server
5 51 (41.46%) ASP.NET
6 39 (31.71%) HTML
7 38 (30.89%) C++
8 37 (30.08%) Computer Science
9 36 (29.27%) SQL
10 34 (27.64%) Software Engineering
11 33 (26.83%) WCF
12 27 (21.95%) Microsoft
13 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
13 25 (20.33%) WPF
14 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (18.70%) Linux
14 23 (18.70%) MVC
15 22 (17.89%) Java
16 21 (17.07%) Scrum
17 20 (16.26%) jQuery
18 19 (15.45%) CSS
19 18 (14.63%) MS Excel
19 18 (14.63%) .NET Framework
20 17 (13.82%) HTML5
20 17 (13.82%) Web Services
21 15 (12.20%) Visual Studio
21 15 (12.20%) OOD
21 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
22 14 (11.38%) Team Foundation Server
22 14 (11.38%) Finance

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (1.63%) Mule
2 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) Apache
2 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
1 1 (0.81%) DVB
1 1 (0.81%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) DTS
4 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 14 (11.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (2.44%) MSTest
5 2 (1.63%) Maven
5 2 (1.63%) Subversion
5 2 (1.63%) Ant
5 2 (1.63%) JUnit
5 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.81%) NUnit
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Banking
3 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Automotive
4 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (71.54%) .NET
2 51 (41.46%) ASP.NET
3 39 (31.71%) HTML
4 33 (26.83%) WCF
5 25 (20.33%) WPF
6 20 (16.26%) jQuery
7 19 (15.45%) CSS
8 18 (14.63%) .NET Framework
9 17 (13.82%) HTML5
9 17 (13.82%) Web Services
10 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (9.76%) RESTful
12 10 (8.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (4.07%) WinForms
14 5 (4.07%) LAMP
15 4 (3.25%) NHibernate
16 3 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
16 3 (2.44%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.08%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.76%) Client/Server
3 11 (8.94%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (7.32%) Physics
5 5 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.07%) Open Source
6 4 (3.25%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.81%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Linux
2 13 (10.57%) Windows
3 12 (9.76%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) Software Engineering
2 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (18.70%) MVC
3 21 (17.07%) Scrum
4 15 (12.20%) OOD
5 12 (9.76%) OO
5 12 (9.76%) Web Development
5 12 (9.76%) Unit Testing
6 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.88%) Code Coverage
7 6 (4.88%) SOA
7 6 (4.88%) System Testing
7 6 (4.88%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.07%) Software Architecture
8 5 (4.07%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.07%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.25%) Wealth Management
9 4 (3.25%) TDD
9 4 (3.25%) OOP
10 3 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (80.49%) C#
2 38 (30.89%) C++
3 36 (29.27%) SQL
4 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
5 22 (17.89%) Java
6 14 (11.38%) T-SQL
7 12 (9.76%) VB
8 11 (8.94%) VB.NET
9 10 (8.13%) Perl
10 7 (5.69%) Python
10 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.25%) PHP
12 2 (1.63%) C
13 1 (0.81%) VBScript
13 1 (0.81%) Delphi
13 1 (0.81%) Lua
Qualifications
1 57 (46.34%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) DV Cleared
2 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle
3 6 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.81%) Broadcom
4 1 (0.81%) JBoss
4 1 (0.81%) IBM
4 1 (0.81%) BEA
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