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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 97 47 93
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 36 112 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.51% 4.87% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 5.31% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 109 37
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
2246 2108 1864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.94% 91.69% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1609 1594
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 58 (98.31%) C#
2 52 (88.14%) .NET
3 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
5 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
6 25 (42.37%) Software Engineering
7 24 (40.68%) WPF
8 22 (37.29%) System Testing
8 22 (37.29%) OO
9 21 (35.59%) MS Excel
10 20 (33.90%) MVC
11 19 (32.20%) Web Services
11 19 (32.20%) SQL
12 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
12 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (27.12%) Telerik
14 14 (23.73%) OOA/OOD
14 14 (23.73%) .NET Framework
14 14 (23.73%) Degree
15 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
15 13 (22.03%) DevExpress
16 12 (20.34%) WCF
17 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
17 11 (18.64%) Web Application Development
18 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
18 10 (16.95%) C++
19 9 (15.25%) HTML
19 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
19 9 (15.25%) Mobile App

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 21 (35.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) RavenDB
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.39%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.39%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (88.14%) .NET
2 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
3 24 (40.68%) WPF
4 19 (32.20%) Web Services
5 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (23.73%) .NET Framework
7 12 (20.34%) WCF
8 9 (15.25%) HTML
9 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (8.47%) jQuery
9 5 (8.47%) RESTful
9 5 (8.47%) CSS
10 4 (6.78%) WF
11 3 (5.08%) Ajax
11 3 (5.08%) XML
11 3 (5.08%) HTML5
11 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.86%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.17%) Social Media
4 3 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.39%) MPEG
5 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) Physics
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Software Engineering
3 22 (37.29%) System Testing
3 22 (37.29%) OO
4 20 (33.90%) MVC
5 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (23.73%) OOA/OOD
7 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
8 11 (18.64%) Web Application Development
9 8 (13.56%) Scrum
10 6 (10.17%) MVVM
10 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.78%) Workflow
12 3 (5.08%) OOD
12 3 (5.08%) RAD
12 3 (5.08%) Web Development
13 2 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (3.39%) Multithreading
13 2 (3.39%) Domain-Driven Design
13 2 (3.39%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 58 (98.31%) C#
2 19 (32.20%) SQL
3 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) C++
4 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.86%) Java
6 6 (10.17%) VB
6 6 (10.17%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.78%) C
8 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.39%) XPath
9 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.69%) Ada
10 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.12%) Telerik
3 13 (22.03%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.39%) Twitter
4 2 (3.39%) Sage
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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