The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 54 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.58% 1.35% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.38% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 11
Average salary £50,000 £72,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +93.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £53,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £60,000
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 508 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 93.17% 98.26% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 450 434 567
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Slough region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Slough

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Slough region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 7 (53.85%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) PHP
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 5 (38.46%) WCF
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Logistics
6 4 (30.77%) LINQ
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) C
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (15.38%) jQuery
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
5 4 (30.77%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
8 1 (7.69%) XSL
8 1 (7.69%) LAMP
8 1 (7.69%) DHTML
8 1 (7.69%) SOAP
8 1 (7.69%) STL
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) RESTful
8 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) C
6 3 (23.08%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
8 1 (7.69%) Python
8 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SaltStack