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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 87 47 75
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 60 109 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.41% 4.47% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 4.83% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 106 62
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
2302 2259 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.41% 92.73% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1692 1621
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 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
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 1 April 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 82 (97.62%) C#
2 81 (96.43%) .NET
3 58 (69.05%) ASP.NET
4 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 37 (44.05%) Software Engineering
7 35 (41.67%) OO
8 34 (40.48%) SQL Server
8 34 (40.48%) MVC
9 32 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (36.90%) WPF
10 31 (36.90%) System Testing
11 28 (33.33%) Degree
12 26 (30.95%) SQL
13 25 (29.76%) Web Services
13 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
14 24 (28.57%) HTML
15 23 (27.38%) Telerik
16 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (25.00%) Unit Testing
18 20 (23.81%) DevExpress
18 20 (23.81%) Web Application Development
19 19 (22.62%) CSS
20 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
20 18 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
20 18 (21.43%) WCF
20 18 (21.43%) jQuery
21 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
22 14 (16.67%) T-SQL
22 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (5.95%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (29.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.14%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.19%) NuGet
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Electronics
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (96.43%) .NET
2 58 (69.05%) ASP.NET
3 32 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (36.90%) WPF
5 25 (29.76%) Web Services
6 24 (28.57%) HTML
7 19 (22.62%) CSS
8 18 (21.43%) WCF
8 18 (21.43%) jQuery
9 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
10 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (10.71%) LESS
14 7 (8.33%) Entity Framework
14 7 (8.33%) HTML5
15 6 (7.14%) WF
16 4 (4.76%) Ajax
16 4 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.33%) Social Media
4 5 (5.95%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.19%) MPEG
7 1 (1.19%) DTV
7 1 (1.19%) GIS
7 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.19%) Physics
7 1 (1.19%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Android
2 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.05%) Software Engineering
3 35 (41.67%) OO
4 34 (40.48%) MVC
5 31 (36.90%) System Testing
6 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 20 (23.81%) Web Application Development
9 18 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (13.10%) Web Development
10 11 (13.10%) Scrum
11 9 (10.71%) MVVM
12 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (8.33%) OOD
14 6 (7.14%) Workflow
14 6 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
15 5 (5.95%) CQRS
15 5 (5.95%) Multithreading
15 5 (5.95%) Android Development
15 5 (5.95%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (97.62%) C#
2 26 (30.95%) SQL
3 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.95%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.76%) C++
7 3 (3.57%) Java
8 2 (2.38%) VB
8 2 (2.38%) C
8 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.19%) Ruby
9 1 (1.19%) XPath
9 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.19%) Python
9 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.38%) Telerik
3 20 (23.81%) DevExpress
4 5 (5.95%) Twitter
4 5 (5.95%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.19%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.19%) Splunk
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
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