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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 85 101 68
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 59 37 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.64% 1.55% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.67% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 66
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% +4.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,450 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
2119 2214 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.73% 92.79% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1582 1709
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 28 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 112 (94.12%) C#
2 111 (93.28%) .NET
3 90 (75.63%) ASP.NET
4 88 (73.95%) SQL Server
5 63 (52.94%) MVC
6 54 (45.38%) SQL
7 53 (44.54%) JavaScript
8 50 (42.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (41.18%) jQuery
10 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (36.13%) HTML
11 39 (32.77%) CSS
12 36 (30.25%) AngularJS
13 35 (29.41%) Degree
14 33 (27.73%) Microsoft
15 32 (26.89%) Windows
16 31 (26.05%) OO
16 31 (26.05%) .NET Framework
16 31 (26.05%) Software Engineering
17 28 (23.53%) WCF
18 27 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 22 (18.49%) WPF
19 22 (18.49%) Web Development
20 21 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 20 (16.81%) Finance
22 19 (15.97%) TDD
23 18 (15.13%) REST
24 17 (14.29%) HTML5
24 17 (14.29%) Computer Science
24 17 (14.29%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 15 (12.61%) Apache
2 14 (11.76%) IIS
3 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.36%) Node.js
5 3 (2.52%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.68%) Liferay
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) SaaS
2 5 (4.20%) GitHub
3 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.68%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.84%) IaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) Network Security
2 1 (0.84%) SMTP
2 1 (0.84%) SSL
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (73.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.92%) MySQL
4 12 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (10.08%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.08%) MongoDB
5 11 (9.24%) RavenDB
6 8 (6.72%) DTS
7 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.36%) Big Data
7 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.68%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.36%) Selenium
3 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (3.36%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.36%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.52%) NuGet
4 3 (2.52%) Subversion
4 3 (2.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (16.81%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
3 12 (10.08%) Legal
4 8 (6.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (93.28%) .NET
2 90 (75.63%) ASP.NET
3 50 (42.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 49 (41.18%) jQuery
5 43 (36.13%) HTML
6 39 (32.77%) CSS
7 36 (30.25%) AngularJS
8 31 (26.05%) .NET Framework
9 28 (23.53%) WCF
10 27 (22.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 22 (18.49%) WPF
12 21 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (15.13%) REST
14 17 (14.29%) HTML5
15 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (12.61%) Entity Framework
16 15 (12.61%) Web Services
17 13 (10.92%) RabbitMQ
17 13 (10.92%) Ajax
18 12 (10.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.84%) Social Media
5 1 (0.84%) DTV
5 1 (0.84%) GIS
5 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.89%) Windows
2 13 (10.92%) Linux
3 8 (6.72%) Mac OS X
4 7 (5.88%) Android
5 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.36%) UNIX
7 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.94%) MVC
2 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.05%) OO
3 31 (26.05%) Software Engineering
4 22 (18.49%) Web Development
5 19 (15.97%) TDD
6 14 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 14 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 12 (10.08%) Scrum
7 12 (10.08%) BDD
7 12 (10.08%) System Testing
8 11 (9.24%) Mobile Development
8 11 (9.24%) Web Application Development
9 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.72%) SOA
10 8 (6.72%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (6.72%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (5.88%) Android Development
11 7 (5.88%) CQRS
11 7 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 112 (94.12%) C#
2 54 (45.38%) SQL
3 53 (44.54%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.29%) Java
4 17 (14.29%) PHP
5 15 (12.61%) C++
5 15 (12.61%) T-SQL
5 15 (12.61%) C
6 14 (11.76%) Python
7 13 (10.92%) Ruby
7 13 (10.92%) VB
8 12 (10.08%) VB.NET
8 12 (10.08%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.88%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Puppet
2 4 (3.36%) Vagrant
2 4 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (27.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) DevExpress
2 9 (7.56%) Telerik
3 7 (5.88%) Twitter
4 5 (4.20%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.52%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.52%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle
6 2 (1.68%) Google
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.84%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.84%) Splunk
7 1 (0.84%) SAP
7 1 (0.84%) Websense
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