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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 103 67 87
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 74 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 3.17% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 3.37% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33 68 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
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
2256 2198 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.63% 94.25% 92.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1736 1675
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 66 (75.00%) C#
2 53 (60.23%) .NET
3 39 (44.32%) Degree
4 34 (38.64%) SQL Server
4 34 (38.64%) C++
5 33 (37.50%) SQL
6 31 (35.23%) Computer Science
7 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
8 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (26.14%) Linux
9 22 (25.00%) HTML
10 21 (23.86%) .NET Framework
10 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
10 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET
11 20 (22.73%) Java
11 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 18 (20.45%) Scrum
13 16 (18.18%) WCF
13 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
14 15 (17.05%) VB
14 15 (17.05%) Web Services
14 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
15 14 (15.91%) jQuery
16 13 (14.77%) VB.NET
16 13 (14.77%) Oracle
16 13 (14.77%) Windows
16 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (13.64%) CSS
18 11 (12.50%) Client/Server
18 11 (12.50%) MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (2.27%) Mule
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.14%) Apache
2 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.14%) Alfresco
Applications
1 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) ADSL
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
1 1 (1.14%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.14%) DTS
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.41%) MSTest
5 3 (3.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (3.41%) Subversion
6 2 (2.27%) Maven
6 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.27%) Ant
6 2 (2.27%) JUnit
7 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.14%) NUnit
7 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Automotive
2 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.23%) .NET
2 22 (25.00%) HTML
3 21 (23.86%) .NET Framework
3 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET
4 16 (18.18%) WCF
5 15 (17.05%) Web Services
6 14 (15.91%) jQuery
7 12 (13.64%) CSS
8 11 (12.50%) RESTful
9 10 (11.36%) WPF
10 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (6.82%) LAMP
12 5 (5.68%) WinForms
12 5 (5.68%) HTML5
13 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 3 (3.41%) REST
13 3 (3.41%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.23%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.95%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (6.82%) Open Source
5 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.27%) Physics
7 2 (2.27%) MPEG
7 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) Linux
2 13 (14.77%) Windows
3 10 (11.36%) UNIX
4 2 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
2 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.45%) Scrum
4 11 (12.50%) MVC
4 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.82%) System Testing
6 6 (6.82%) SOA
7 5 (5.68%) Web Development
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.55%) OO
9 3 (3.41%) UML
9 3 (3.41%) OOD
9 3 (3.41%) TDD
9 3 (3.41%) Time Management
9 3 (3.41%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.41%) Software Architecture
10 2 (2.27%) Multithreading
10 2 (2.27%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.00%) C#
2 34 (38.64%) C++
3 33 (37.50%) SQL
4 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
5 20 (22.73%) Java
6 15 (17.05%) VB
7 13 (14.77%) VB.NET
8 10 (11.36%) Perl
9 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
10 8 (9.09%) Shell Script
11 7 (7.95%) Python
12 5 (5.68%) PHP
13 4 (4.55%) C
14 1 (1.14%) XPath
14 1 (1.14%) Lua
14 1 (1.14%) VBScript
14 1 (1.14%) Ada
Qualifications
1 39 (44.32%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.14%) Broadcom
4 1 (1.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) IBM
4 1 (1.14%) BEA
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