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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 81 98 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 59 42 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.61% 1.78% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 1.92% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 43 39 71
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
2145 2185 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.74% 92.39% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1596 1751
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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 7 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 114 (95.00%) C#
2 113 (94.17%) .NET
3 90 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 82 (68.33%) SQL Server
5 61 (50.83%) MVC
6 56 (46.67%) SQL
7 48 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (39.17%) JavaScript
9 45 (37.50%) jQuery
10 41 (34.17%) HTML
10 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (34.17%) Degree
11 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
12 38 (31.67%) Software Engineering
12 38 (31.67%) AngularJS
13 37 (30.83%) CSS
14 34 (28.33%) OO
15 30 (25.00%) .NET Framework
16 29 (24.17%) Windows
17 26 (21.67%) WCF
18 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 24 (20.00%) WPF
20 22 (18.33%) Web Development
21 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
21 21 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 19 (15.83%) TDD
23 18 (15.00%) Finance
23 18 (15.00%) Computer Science
23 18 (15.00%) T-SQL
24 17 (14.17%) Java

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 13 (10.83%) IIS
1 13 (10.83%) Apache
2 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.33%) Node.js
4 3 (2.50%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.67%) Liferay
5 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) SaaS
2 5 (4.17%) GitHub
3 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.67%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Network Security
2 1 (0.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (68.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.17%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.17%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.17%) MySQL
3 11 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (8.33%) RavenDB
5 7 (5.83%) DTS
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.33%) Big Data
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.67%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.50%) NuGet
5 3 (2.50%) Subversion
5 3 (2.50%) JIRA
5 3 (2.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.17%) Legal
4 8 (6.67%) Marketing
5 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (94.17%) .NET
2 90 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 48 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (37.50%) jQuery
5 41 (34.17%) HTML
6 38 (31.67%) AngularJS
7 37 (30.83%) CSS
8 30 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 26 (21.67%) WCF
10 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 24 (20.00%) WPF
12 21 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (14.17%) REST
14 16 (13.33%) Entity Framework
14 16 (13.33%) Web Services
15 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (10.83%) LESS
16 12 (10.00%) HTML5
17 11 (9.17%) Ajax
17 11 (9.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) Social Media
6 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) DTV
7 1 (0.83%) GIS
7 1 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Windows
2 11 (9.17%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Mac OS X
3 7 (5.83%) Android
4 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.33%) UNIX
6 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.83%) MVC
2 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.67%) Software Engineering
4 34 (28.33%) OO
5 22 (18.33%) Web Development
6 19 (15.83%) TDD
7 17 (14.17%) Unit Testing
8 16 (13.33%) System Testing
9 14 (11.67%) Scrum
10 12 (10.00%) Web Application Development
11 11 (9.17%) Mobile Development
11 11 (9.17%) BDD
11 11 (9.17%) Multithreading
12 10 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (7.50%) CQRS
13 9 (7.50%) Workflow
14 8 (6.67%) OOD
14 8 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 114 (95.00%) C#
2 56 (46.67%) SQL
3 47 (39.17%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.17%) Java
6 15 (12.50%) PHP
7 14 (11.67%) C++
8 13 (10.83%) C
8 13 (10.83%) Python
9 12 (10.00%) Ruby
9 12 (10.00%) VB
10 11 (9.17%) VB.NET
10 11 (9.17%) Objective-C
11 9 (7.50%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (34.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) Puppet
2 4 (3.33%) Vagrant
2 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.17%) Telerik
2 11 (9.17%) DevExpress
3 9 (7.50%) Twitter
4 5 (4.17%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.50%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle
6 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) Websense
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.83%) Splunk
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