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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 107 58 84
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 84 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 3.66% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 3.93% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 78 39
Average salary £39,500 £38,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.93% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,200 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2295 2135 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.25% 93.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1694 1561
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £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 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (75.95%) C#
2 45 (56.96%) .NET
3 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (43.04%) Degree
4 34 (43.04%) SQL
5 32 (40.51%) C++
6 31 (39.24%) SQL Server
7 25 (31.65%) Computer Science
8 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
9 23 (29.11%) .NET Framework
10 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
11 21 (26.58%) Linux
12 20 (25.32%) HTML
12 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
13 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
13 19 (24.05%) Java
14 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
15 17 (21.52%) Scrum
15 17 (21.52%) VB
16 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
17 14 (17.72%) jQuery
17 14 (17.72%) VB.NET
17 14 (17.72%) Windows
18 13 (16.46%) Oracle
18 13 (16.46%) WCF
18 13 (16.46%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (15.19%) CSS
19 12 (15.19%) Client/Server
20 11 (13.92%) Web Services
20 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.53%) Mule
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.27%) Alfresco
Applications
1 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) DVB
2 1 (1.27%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) DTS
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.06%) Subversion
5 3 (3.80%) MSTest
5 3 (3.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.53%) Maven
6 2 (2.53%) Ant
6 2 (2.53%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.27%) NUnit
7 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (3.80%) Automotive
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (56.96%) .NET
2 23 (29.11%) .NET Framework
3 20 (25.32%) HTML
4 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
5 14 (17.72%) jQuery
6 13 (16.46%) WCF
7 12 (15.19%) CSS
8 11 (13.92%) Web Services
9 10 (12.66%) RESTful
10 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (10.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (10.13%) WPF
11 6 (7.59%) LAMP
12 5 (6.33%) WinForms
12 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (5.06%) HTML5
13 4 (5.06%) Ajax
14 3 (3.80%) XML
14 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 3 (3.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.19%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.86%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.59%) Open Source
5 4 (5.06%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.53%) MPEG
7 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.27%) Firmware
8 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 14 (17.72%) Windows
3 7 (8.86%) UNIX
4 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) Software Engineering
3 17 (21.52%) Scrum
4 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.66%) MVC
6 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.59%) System Testing
7 6 (7.59%) SOA
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.06%) Web Development
9 3 (3.80%) TDD
9 3 (3.80%) UML
9 3 (3.80%) OO
9 3 (3.80%) Time Management
9 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.53%) Multithreading
10 2 (2.53%) CRM
10 2 (2.53%) OOD
11 1 (1.27%) RUP
11 1 (1.27%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 60 (75.95%) C#
2 34 (43.04%) SQL
3 32 (40.51%) C++
4 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.05%) Java
6 17 (21.52%) VB
7 14 (17.72%) VB.NET
8 10 (12.66%) Perl
9 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
10 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
11 7 (8.86%) Python
12 6 (7.59%) PHP
13 5 (6.33%) C
14 1 (1.27%) XPath
14 1 (1.27%) Lua
14 1 (1.27%) Ada
Qualifications
1 34 (43.04%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.53%) Sage
5 1 (1.27%) Broadcom
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) BEA
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